James Miller

Bio

James Miller is Vice President, Partner Relationships for Sharecare and is responsible for the development, integration and ongoing engagement of strategic content partners on the Sharecare platform.

James has spent his professional career in the healthcare and life sciences industries. He was a principal in Standing Stone Partners, a full service creative, communications and strategic consulting firm serving early and mid-stage healthcare, medical device and biotech companies. Prior to Standing Stone, James was Vice President and General Manager of a leading San Francisco Bay area video, animation and multimedia company specializing in creating high end patient and clinical professional programming.

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    No. It’s a choice. Some people feel secure enough about what the first doctor has told them that they feel they don’t need to get more input. In deciding whether to go for a second opinion, ask yourself the following kinds of questions:
    • How serious is my condition?
    • Should I be getting independent
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    When to Get a Second Opinion
    Actress Rita Wilson, wife of actor Tom Hanks, recently revealed a very personal decision. After being diagnosed with breast cancer, she had a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery. What’s really making headlines, however, is that her cancer was detected only after
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    It is important to note that children who are born with CM may not show symptoms until adolescence or adulthood, if at all.

    The common signs and symptoms of Chiari malformation can include:
    • headache
    • choking
    • imbalance
    • acute weakness
    • tingling hands
    • dizziness
    • swallowing issues
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    A transgender person is someone whose sex at birth is different from who they know they are on the inside. At some point in their lives, many transgender people decide they must live their lives as the gender they have always known themselves to be, and transition to living as that gender. This experience...Read More
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    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory (non-reversible) asthma and some forms of bronchiectasis. This disease is characterized by increasing breathlessness.

    Many people mistake their...Read More
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    The cause(s) and risk factors for ADHD are unknown, but current research shows that genetics plays an important role. In addition to genetics, scientists are studying other possible causes and risk factors including:
    • Brain injury
    • Environmental exposures (e.g., lead)
    • Alcohol and tobacco use
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    Do the following to help reduce your risk of heart disease:
    • Stop smoking
    • Improve your blood cholesterol numbers
    • Take steps to lower your blood pressure
    • Exercise daily
    • Keep a healthy weight
    • Control your diabetes
    • Reduce your stress level
    • Limit consumption of alcohol
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    The body mass index (BMI) provides an estimate of body fat based on height and weight, and the goal is to have a normal BMI. The BMI is used to determine people’s weight category and to identify those who may be at risk for certain health problems.
    • A normal BMI range is from 18.5 to 24.9.
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    Chiari malformation (CM) is a congenital malformation in which the bottom of the brain (cerebellum) is crowded in the skull cavity, and forces the lower tips of the cerebellar hemispheres (tonsils) into the hole at the bottom of the skull (foramen magnum). This causes blockage of cerebrospinal fluid...Read More
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    Yes, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines recommend treatments that differ, depending on the child’s age. For school-aged children (6-18 years of age) with ADHD, treatment can include ADHD medication or behavior therapy, with both medication and behavior therapy as the preferred tr...Read More
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    Skipping Breakfast a Main Ingredient in Heart Disease

    Not so fast, guys. Running out the door in the morning without eating breakfast is causing some serious damage to your health. So grab a bowl of steel cut oats and listen up.

    One study out of Harvard points out that men who forego breakfast have a 27% higher risk of developing heart disease than those who start off

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    Sneeze-Busting Strategies to Fight Allergies
    Sneezing, congestion, and itchy, watery red eyes – seasonal allergies just won’t quit. So why are you feeling the symptoms so bad? A single ragweed plant can release up to one million pollen grains a day. Inhaled, they wreak macro-havoc for millions and they’re tough to dodge. This light, dry
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    In 2004, a Chinese company started making a refillable "cigarette" with a battery and an electronic chip in it. It is designed to look like a cigarette, right down to the glowing tip. When the smoker puffs on it, the system delivers a mist of liquid, flavorings, and nicotine that looks something...Read More