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Genetic Breakthroughs Shaping Tomorrow’s Medical Treatments

January 29, 2024

Via: Caitlin Simmons

Within the medical science industry, the evolution of genetic research stands out as a beacon of innovation and hope. Genetics, the study of genes and their roles in inheritance, has long been a cornerstone of medical research. From the double […]


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Mental Wellness Strategies for Employers and Employees in the Workplace

December 26, 2023

Via: Caitlin Simmons

In recent years, we’ve started talking more openly about mental health, especially in the workplace. It’s like this hidden challenge that so many of us face but rarely discuss. The truth is, our mental well-being is just as important as […]


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Challenges and Opportunities in Healthcare Data Security

November 29, 2023

Via: Caitlin Simmons

The confluence of healthcare and technology, epitomized by the digitization of patient records and the integration of sophisticated systems, presents a multifaceted landscape replete with challenges and opportunities in the realm of healthcare data security. Healthcare data, a repository of […]


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Integrating Mental Health into Mainstream Medical Care Through Holistic Healing

October 20, 2023

Via: Caitlin Simmons

Holistic healing, a multidimensional approach to healthcare, is reshaping the boundaries of medical practice, urging for a harmonious integration of physical and mental health. In fact, it’s estimated that around 88% of all countries use traditional medicine.  In a world […]


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Embracing the Future: Six Technological Trends Transforming Patient Care

September 25, 2023

Via: Caitlin Simmons

The march of progress is relentless, and nowhere is this more evident than in the realm of healthcare. Each passing year heralds innovative breakthroughs that redefine our understanding of medicine, making treatments more effective, diagnosis more precise, and patient care […]


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The Future of Telemedicine: Expanding Access and Reducing Costs

August 31, 2023

Via: Caitlin Simmons

Telemedicine, once a fringe segment of healthcare, has now become one of the most critical tools in modern medical practice. In fact, a recent statistic showed that over 80% of consumers have utilized telemedicine at least once. With the unique […]


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Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Is Now a Priority. How To Do It?

July 31, 2023

Via: Natalie Dunn

There is no question that prescription drugs are a basic need that allows numerous people in the US and abroad to lead healthy lives, simply by preventing their illnesses from aggravating. According to the Missouri Foundation for Health, 52% of […]


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Chatbots in Healthcare: Could They Improve Patient Experience?

June 9, 2023

Via: Natalie Dunn

Chatbots have been around since 1966 when scientist Joseph Weizenbaum developed ELIZA. However, it is only recently that more healthcare organizations and facilities around the world have started implementing them. While some individuals are skeptical about the widespread use of […]


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COVID-19 Has Rattled the Nursing Industry, Causing Increased Vacancies and Decreased Job Satisfaction

May 8, 2023

Via: Lilian Cooper

COVID-19 drastically impacted the nursing profession, with 100,000 nurses leaving their positions due to burnout and stress, according to CNN. This survey also confirmed that 610,388 registered nurses with over a decade of experience, at an average age of 57, […]


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High BP in Young Adulthood Negatively Impacts Brain Health at Age 70—Confirms UC Davis Health

April 26, 2023

Via: Lilian Cooper

High blood pressure (BP) is considered a public health emergency among many healthcare institutions due to the significant number of patients with this condition. In fact, the World Health Organization (WHO) confirms that there are over 700 million people living […]


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Americans Face Worst Health Outcomes Among Developed Countries

March 3, 2023

Via: Natalie Dunn

As confirmed in a new study by the Commonwealth Fund, Americans now face the worst health outcomes of all developed countries. The US also has the highest healthcare spending among these high-income nations, both per person and as GDP share. […]


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Top 5 Healthcare Challenges Facing Americans This Year

January 6, 2023

Via: Natalie Dunn

As people in the US and abroad celebrate the holiday season, policymakers, scientists, and doctors are struggling to solve the most important problems in finance and healthcare. This year has been difficult for many people around the world, bringing several […]


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Yoga and Tech: The Future of Fitness

December 29, 2022

Via: Sandra Ferguson

Yoga began as a spiritual practice but has now become a popular way of promoting mental and physical well-being. In the US, yoga practice focuses on physical postures (Asana), breathing techniques (Pranayama), and meditation (Dhyana). According to research, over 36 […]


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Why Preventing Chronic Diseases Is Now More Important Than Ever

December 9, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

Recent research indicates that there were more than 32.5 million deaths worldwide in 2019 due to selected types of chronic diseases. Cardiovascular diseases alone accounted for 17.9 million deaths, while cancer, respiratory diseases and diabetes made up the rest. However, […]


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How AI Is Going to Change the Future of Healthcare

November 23, 2022

Via: Isabella Carter

The healthcare system has faced unprecedented challenges over the past two years. From longer patient wait times and staff shortages to misinterpretation of symptoms and incorrect diagnoses, the recent healthcare crisis has highlighted several weaknesses in how the system works. […]


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Rebuilding the Future of US Healthcare

October 12, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

There is no question that the recent COVID-19 pandemic has greatly impacted the US healthcare system, exposing its weak vulnerabilities and creating numerous challenges for its future. According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), this is true […]


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5 Strategies for Balancing Security, Acquisition, and Support Costs Without Sacrificing CX

October 11, 2022

Via: Joseph Saunders

Since its inception, the global pandemic has continued to have a long-lasting impact on how we buy, work, and also how our businesses operate.  As such, user behaviour has naturally evolved, leading to developments in customer experience (CX) to meet […]


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A New COVID Wave Could Hit the US This Fall

September 14, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

More than 1,044,000 Americans have lost their lives due to COVID-19 since the beginning of the healthcare crisis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). However, with new prevention methods, vaccines, and treatments widely available in the […]


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Is the Monkeypox Outbreak a Public Health Emergency?

August 15, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

COVID-19 has undoubtedly changed the way people around the world think about diseases, and it also changed the way policymakers, scientists, and health authorities respond to new outbreaks. After more than two years of fighting the SARS-CoV-2 virus, a recent […]


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5 Things You Should Know about the COVID-19 Pandemic

July 18, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly changed the lives of people everywhere, disrupting the way they live, work and socialize. With vaccines and treatments now widely available, and the new variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus proving less dangerous than the initial […]