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Posts tagged ‘health care’

6
Feb
medical-tourism

Build it and they will come

In medical tourism’s “Field of Dreams”, the mantra of “Build it and they will come” has become a well worn phrase often heard at conferences and promoted too frequently by advisers and consultants. Ian Youngman from IMTJ debunks the myth. Read moreRead more


20
Jun
vitamin-d-in-food

New Guidelines Suggest Higher Doses of Vitamin D

Noting that vitamin D deficiency is “very common in all age groups,” new treatment guidelines call for many Americans to take more vitamin D than is currently recommended. Read moreRead more


11
Apr
pain-medication

Living With Chronic Pain: Don’t Make These Pain Pill Mistakes

Here’s WebMD’s list of common pain pill mistakes, compiled with the help of pharmacist Kristen A. Binaso, RPh, spokeswoman for the American Pharmacists Association; and pain specialist Eric R. Haynes, MD, founder of Comprehensive Pain Management Partners in Trinity, Fla. Read moreRead more


31
Mar
mobile-health-devices

Mobile health technology is growing and thriving

Eric Topol felt a twinge of nostalgia when he stopped carrying around his trusty stethoscope. Dr. Topol, a cardiologist in San Diego, carries with him instead a portable ultrasound device roughly the size of a cellphone. Read moreRead more


30
Mar
outdoor-activities1

Taking Responsibility for Own Health Often Not Enough

Most people want to take responsibility for their health but many fail to follow through with healthy lifestyle habits, finds a new survey. Read moreRead more