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Is Telehealth Here to Stay?

Is Telehealth Here to Stay?

Jan 20, 2020 03:56 PM EST

Telehealth is a form of medical care that is available over long-distance, through the use of communications technology such as telephones, the Internet, and computers. With telehealth, people are able to do things like get prescriptions filled, talk to a therapist, or get diagnosed without ever having to leave the comfort of their own home.

Keep Your Brain Young: Tips for Brain Health

Keep Your Brain Young: Tips for Brain Health

Jan 16, 2020 08:46 PM EST

Regular exercise can have a twofold effect on your health. Swimming is a great all-round activity-it keeps your heart rate up and is low impact. Cycling is excellent for cardiovascular health and helps strengthen your muscles. Yoga is ideal for stretching out your body and clearing your mind.

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Who Needs Hearing Aids?

Jan 16, 2020 01:40 PM EST

Fortunately, hearing aids can help people hear once again, restoring their quality of life.

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How the Field of Optometry is Going to Change in 2020

Jan 16, 2020 01:40 PM EST

Without a doubt, the changes in the world of technology have brought tremendous innovation to almost every industry, which includes healthcare; however, these innovations are also creating upheaval in these industries

Protein Aggregation and Parkinson’s

Protein Aggregation and Parkinson’s

Jan 04, 2020 12:30 PM EST

For those without a medical or biological science background, the mechanisms of disease can be mysterious. The nature of disease and its beginnings as a microscopic irregularity can seem like a strange and complex phenomenon. There are many diseases that researchers are still searching for answers about.

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Healthcare Organizations Are Slow To Join The Web Accessibility Revolution (And Are Getting Sued Because Of It)

Dec 19, 2019 02:57 PM EST

Around 1 in 4 adults in the US live with some form of disability. To help uplift their quality of life, there are laws like the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that aim to make more services available to these individuals.

10 Tips From The Chiropractor, To Bust Work-Related Back Pain

10 Tips From The Chiropractor, To Bust Work-Related Back Pain

Dec 17, 2019 03:15 PM EST

Back pain has become quite common these days, thanks to our hectic work-life dynamics! Sitting in front of the computer for long hours in ergonomically poor posture is one of the main causes behind this. Due to the increasing cases of back pain occurring among young adults, chiropractic treatment has also gained a lot of prominence today.

The Often-Overlooked Benefits of a Healthy Lifestyle

The Often-Overlooked Benefits of a Healthy Lifestyle

Dec 08, 2019 12:03 AM EST

We all know that we probably need to pay a little more attention to our health and wellness. Doctors, experts on television, even our family and friends tell us about the importance of regularly exercising, eating well, and even spending some time on mental wellbeing, but what do we do about it?

Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products Are Now All The Rage

Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products Are Now All The Rage

Nov 29, 2019 07:52 PM EST

Eco-friendly products haven't always fared well on the competitive marketplace; whether it's critics deriding the environmental consciousness of consumers or higher prices, eco-friendly products have historically faced steep boundaries when it comes to achieving commercial success.

Does Health Insurance Cover Assisted Living?

Does Health Insurance Cover Assisted Living?

Nov 28, 2019 04:09 PM EST

Making the decision to put a loved one is difficult, even knowing that this is the safer alternative, it is still hard. There are countless monumental decisions to make to ensure you are putting your loved one is the best assisted living community available. Still, there will be a few aspects that are out of your control-one of those being insurance coverage.

Medical Marijuana: How to Get it and Who Can Take It

Medical Marijuana: How to Get it and Who Can Take It

Dec 02, 2019 01:10 PM EST

Obtaining and using medical marijuana is easier than ever, but there are some things you need to know to be able to start the process. We can expect to see changes in the coming years that improve the standard of cannabis that's available. However, further steps need to be made in the research of the drug. Medical marijuana can be used for a number of conditions, including cancer, Crohn's disease, and Alzheimer's. It is legal in many states in a medical form but remains illegal at a federal level. Many states allow for growth by registered patients and caregivers. Alternatively, you can obtain the drug through dispensaries with a specific card.

CBD and Human's Health: Pros and Cons

CBD and Human's Health: Pros and Cons

Nov 18, 2019 10:08 AM EST

CBD or cannabidiol is a major component of the hemp plant or cannabis. Many studies have been conducted on CBD following revelations that it has the potential to help with different medical conditions. What's more, findings of some studies have suggested that it might even be a good alternative to some of the synthetic drugs currently in the market.

3 Reasons to Buy Your Medications Online

3 Reasons to Buy Your Medications Online

Nov 15, 2019 03:08 PM EST

While it may not yet be the norm in the medical realm, many people enjoy purchasing a vast array of items online. So, why not medications? Although many of us are used to buying our medications at our local stores or pharmacies, there are plenty of people who have already started to purchase their medications online. The following is a list of three reasons you should consider doing just that.

U.S. Birthrate Hits a 32-Year Low in 2018

U.S. Birthrate Hits a 32-Year Low in 2018

Nov 14, 2019 10:00 PM EST

U.S. births fell to a 32-year low in 2018, dipping 2% from 2017 to 3,788,235 births. The latest figure is part of an ongoing trend, according to a new federal report. Last year marked the fourth consecutive year of declining births in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Stress Can Impact the Sex of Your Baby According to New Study

Stress Can Impact the Sex of Your Baby According to New Study

Nov 14, 2019 09:56 PM EST

Stress has been shown to have an impact on the sex of a baby, according to a new study out of Columbia University. The impact on stress on pregnancy has been the focal point of many studies, including studies in areas where natural disasters occurred.

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