Health care

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Is modern medicine moving from treating disease to preventing disease?
Illness prevention is encouraged more now than it used to be, but the disparity between income group...

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How can Africa benefit from mobile health?
Africa has dealt with communication limits in the past, but mobile technology has made a big differe...

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The Link Between Your Finances and Your Health
What’s good for your bank account may be good for your mind and body, too.

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How do I get the most out of a telehealth appointment?
In this video, dermatologist Michelle Henry, MD, covers all the things to consider for a successful ...

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What do you mean by engagement in consumer health?
Engagement is providing context and plan tailored to help a consumer improve his health situation. J...

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4 Reasons to See a Healthcare Provider Now
Don't pass on regular visits to a provider without considering these important facts.

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Will a medical avatar or assistant be more effective for physicians than nurses?
Medical avatars are among the newest advancements in the healthcare industry. William Mobley, MD, Ph...

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What is wireless health?
Wireless health entails maximizing wireless technologies to enable doctors -- and patients -- to sha...

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What are the benefits of investing in biomedical research?
The best solution to control healthcare costs is research, says Jeffrey Lieberman, MD. He explains h...

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What's changed about treating the health of children?
It used to be unusual to see kids with high blood pressure, high cholesterol, high blood sugar or a ...