Amazon launches Amazon Care, a telemedicine-driven care offering for Seattle employees

Amazon is launching Amazon Care, a virtual primary care offering for its Seattle-based employees. CNBC broke the news after Amazon sent information about the program to its employees and launched a website, amazon.carelaying out the details of the offering. Continue reading

In 2019: TeleHealth Becomes a Standard of Care

Mark Luck Olson is CEO of Trainer Rx, a leading innovator of orthopedic digital health solutions. A 30-year healthcare veteran, Olson’s areas of expertise include market development, consumer engagement, and health management and delivery models. The Trainer Rx platform improves the cost and quality of care for musculoskeletal conditions by driving up consumers’ adherence to their own recovery. Continue reading

Pot for Parkinson’s? The Scientific Evidence Is Compelling

Could the very plant that for decades was accused of “frying” users’ brains be far superior to pharmaceuticals in treating the “incurable” neurodegenerative condition known as Parkinson’s disease?

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Was Linus Pauling Right About Vitamin C’s Curative Powers After All?

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One of the most famous forerunners of high dose vitamin C treatment for disease prevention was Dr. Linus Pauling, a biochemist and peace activist, and a two-time Nobel Laureate

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U.S. Drug Benefit Managers Clamp Down on Specialty Pharmacies

The terminations come from payers who together manage drug benefits for more than 100 million Americans, and they follow disclosures by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc in late October that one pharmacy accounted for about 7 percent of its sales. Continue reading

10 Reasons You Should Include Raisins In Your Diet

Raisins are one of the most well known and versatile dried fruits available today. Raisins were produced in Persia and Egypt and were even mentioned in the Old Testament. It is not only tasty additions to cookies and cakes, but also provide several health benefits.

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Top 10 Essential Oils For Skin Care

Your skin faces a lot of threats, from scarring to simple aging. When combined, these threats can cause lasting damage. While some people view this damage as a badge of honor telling the world that you survived numerous ordeals, most people want Continue reading

7 Herbal Teas That Enhance Immunity, Boost Brain Function, Combat Exhaustion & More

Herbal tea is really just an infusion of leaves, seeds, roots or bark, extracted in hot water. In drinking a well-steeped herbal tea, we get all the plant’s benefits in an easily digestible form. Drinking herbal tea can also be a great source of vitamins and minerals. Herbal tea relieving insomnia, calming an upset stomach, to fighting viruses and infections, and more, herbal teas have so many powerful health benefits. Continue reading

Hamilton Hospital Offers Telemedicine for Stroke Patients

Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro now offers state-of-the-art telemedicine technology that puts a stroke patient in touch with immediate time-saving, Continue reading

Telemedicine Won’t Make Traditional Healthcare Services Extinct

As the retooling of the healthcare industry with telemedicine capabilities advances, the technology is supplementing rather than supplanting traditional modalities of medical service delivery.

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15 Reasons You Should Be Drinking Lemon Water Every Morning

If you are looking for an easy trick to improve your life and overall health, than look no further. Drinking lemon water first thing in the morning is a pretty simple routine to get into and will have tremendous effects on your overall health.

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U.S. Retailers Begin Taking Farmed Fish Off their Shelves as Antibiotic Overuse Destroys Fish Farming Industry

The biggest seller of organic foods has decided to greatly reduce the number of antibiotic-treated salmon it purchases from Chile, a move that’s expected to a deliver a huge financial blow to the aquaculture industry.

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High-Functioning Autistic Five-Year-Old Reportedly Showing Signs of Telepathy

A young, “high functioning” autistic boy named Ramses from Los Angeles, California, is being described as “one of the smartest five year olds on the planet” by neuroscientists. It’s a situation that is baffling experts. The boy’s mother, Nyx Sanguino, says her son is able to recite words in Hebrew, Greek, Arabic and Japanese. Continue reading

How BYOD Strategies Will Affect the Future of Mobile Health

“Among the trends that are affecting the future of mobile health would be things like the greater availability of personal mobile devices.”

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CMS Finalizes Medicare Payment Model With Telehealth Implications

On Monday, CMS finalized a new Medicare payment model for hip and knee replacements that grants more flexibility in the use of telehealth services, AHA News reports (AHA News, 11/16).

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