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.

Activity

  • James Miller
    James Miller found the following answer helpful:
    There is no specific treatment nor vaccine available for Zika virus. Rest, fluids, and acetaminophen will help symptoms. Anti-inflammatory medicines like aspirin and ibuprofen should be avoided if dengue fever is a possibility. Read More
  • James Miller
    James Miller found the following answer helpful:
    In an otherwise healthy person, Zika is relatively mild and lasts a few days to a week. During this time you should avoid being bitten by mosquitos and transmitting it to others. Read More
  • James Miller
    James Miller found the following answer helpful:
    Mosquito prevention is recommended if you must travel in an area with the Zika virus, says OB/GYN Kelli Culpepper, MD, of Medical City Dallas Hospital. In this video, she gives tips on how to prevent bites and the spread of Zika. Read More
  • James Miller
    James Miller found the following answer helpful:
    Eighty percent of people with Zika virus have no symptoms, and the remainder usually have mild symptoms of a fever, rash, and sometimes joint aches or eye irritation. Symptoms generally last a week. Headache and muscle aches are sometimes seen. Read More
  • James Miller
    James Miller found the following article helpful:

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the Zika virus to be a “public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC).” What’s that? It means a disease or situation is “serious, sudden, unusual or unexpected; carries implications beyond affected countries’ borders; and may require immediate action&

    ...View Article
  • James Miller
    James Miller found the following answer helpful:
    Symptoms of Zika virus disease usually begin 2-7 days after a person is bitten by an infected mosquito. About one in five people infected with Zika will get sick. Common symptoms include fever, rash, joint pain, or red eyes. Other symptoms include muscle pain and headache. The illness is usually...Read More
    Lauren Champion like this.
  • James Miller
    James Miller found the following answer helpful:
    Zika virus is spread to people primarily through mosquito bites. Outbreaks of Zika have occurred in areas of Africa, Southeast Asia, the Pacific Islands, and the Americas. Because the Aedes species mosquitoes that spread Zika virus are found throughout the world, it is likely that outbreaks will...Read More
  • James Miller
    James Miller found the following answer helpful:
    No vaccine or medications are available to prevent or treat Zika infections. Treatment is focused on relieving symptoms:
    • Get plenty of rest.
    • Drink fluids to prevent dehydration.
    • Take medicines such as acetaminophen to relieve fever and pain.
    If you are taking medicine for another medical...Read More
  • James Miller
    James Miller found the following article helpful:
    It’s Never Too Late to Get Heart Healthier
    If you think you can’t can turn your life around and become heart healthier because, “It’s just too late,” consider this: Navy surgeon Paul Spangler took up running at age 67 and completed his 14th marathon at age 92, and Katherine Pelton, at age 86, came in first in a 200-meter butterfly, winning
    ...View Article
    Lauren Champion like this.
  • James Miller
    James Miller found the following answer helpful:

    Poor sleep may worsen heart health by increasing inflammation. Chronic inflammation has gained a lot of attention due to the associations found between this bodily process and an array of illnesses and disease. While inflammation is a normal physiological process and part of our immune system, when

    ...Read More
    Lauren Champion like this.
  • James Miller
    James Miller found the following answer helpful:
    Genetics plays a large part in the risk of heart disease. In this video, Michael Isaac, MD, Cardilogist at Medical City Dallas Hospital explains how other factors combined with genetics can increase the risk of heart disease. Read More
    Lauren Champion like this.
  • James Miller
    James Miller found the following answer helpful:
    People can lower their risk of developing heart disease by preventing or treating and controlling high blood pressure, preventing or treating and controlling high blood cholesterol, not using tobacco, preventing or controlling diabetes, and maintaining adequate physical activity, weight, and nutrition....Read More
  • James Miller
    James Miller found the following article helpful:

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has warned pregnant women to postpone vacation plans to Mexico, Puerto Rico and parts of the Caribbean, Central and South America where Zika is present, because the virus has recently been linked to birth defects in newborn babies in Brazil.

    Here

    ...View Article
    Alex Crumpler like this.
  • James Miller
    James Miller found the following video helpful:
    The Zika virus has been spreading rapidly across Central and South America and is now in the United States. Dr. Oz explains what this pandemic means... View Video
  • James Miller
    James Miller found the following answer helpful:

    Both heart attack and heart failure are serious medical conditions that can cause death. 

    Heart attack is caused by sudden total clogging of an artery that gives blood to the heart muscle. This kills part of the muscle of the heart, which weakens the heart. 

    Heart failure occurs...Read More