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Personal Ownership and Crisis Management in 2020

June 23, 2020

Via: Aaron Penn

According to the CDC, the SARS-CoV-2 infection rates have been leveling since May. Thanks to the drastic isolation measures, we now have no idea how this situation will evolve. The accumulated global restrictions that governments have imposed in the first […]


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9 Ways AI and Data Science Are Helping Fight the Pandemic

May 21, 2020

Via: Diana Beverly Ross

AI and data science are not only growing into the public health sector, but they are having a significant impact on perhaps every aspect of healthcare. And that’s a good sign in the current global situation. As a matter of […]


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Lessons Learned from Past Pandemics in History

April 10, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

In the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, the question on everyone’s mind is: How will the pandemic end? Dozens of companies and public labs around the world are racing towards the finish line, hoping to develop a vaccine that would […]


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Smart Toilets Are Revealing the Health Data That Wearables Can’t

March 10, 2020

Via: Moira Carter

The secret lies not in treating diseases when they appear, but in preventing them before they take over your immune system. It’s not enough to eat well and live a healthy life if you don’t pay close attention to what’s […]


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Coronavirus Is Causing Panic Despite Low Fatality Rate

February 10, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

As the new coronavirus outbreak spreads across China and several other countries around the world, fear, rumors, and speculations follow. However, the current scientific data does not support the alternative theories disseminated online. Even though this virus is new, event […]


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2020 Healthcare Forecast: What You Need to Know

January 10, 2020

Via: Kelly Redmond

A better future requires new strategic objectives for the healthcare system. This means that future policies may need to address problems such as pricing and inequality in medical care, and also provide patients with better choices and innovations in prevention […]


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Poor Quality Care and Medical Debt. Things of the Past?

December 11, 2019

Via: Natalie Dunn

It comes as a surprise that the prime cause of death for ill people in developing countries is not the lack of access to medical care. According to a paper published by The Lancet Global Health Commission, more people die […]


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Use of AI on the Rise in Sports and Healthcare

November 10, 2019

Via: Kelly Redmond

Trust in artificial intelligence (AI) is gaining ground in more than one sector. After healthcare and prevention, it started spreading to tennis courts. Novac Djokovic is one of the best tennis players in the world, but it definitely took some […]


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5G Health Concerns: Should We Be Worried?

October 17, 2019

Via: Natalie Dunn

5G brings lightning-fast internet and is said to be revolutionary for powering new technologies like self-driving cars, advanced augmented, and virtual reality experiences.  “With a massive amount of antennas—tens to hundreds of antennas at each base station—you can serve many […]


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Wellness Programs: A Must-Have?

September 16, 2019

Via: James Hughes

Our everyday activities are shaping a world ready to keep up with the continuous evolution of the digital era. It is only natural that the needs of employee change in the process, and big companies are aware of it. In […]


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How brain training and enhanced resilience may reduce anxiety

August 20, 2019

Via: Natalie Dunn

We live in a society that collectively suffers from anxiety. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one in 13 individuals suffers from anxiety, with one in four adults experiencing a phase of anxiety during their lifetime. Anxiety is one […]


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3 Trends That Are Currently Guiding Healthcare Marketing

July 19, 2019

Via: Natalie Dunn

Retail, banking, technology, and consumer goods aren’t the only sectors facing marketing challenges in today’s business landscape. The age of the consumer is also creating difficulties for healthcare companies that are looking for effective methods to stay relevant and useful.  […]


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Neuroscience and AI—The ups and downs

June 6, 2019

Via: Kelly Redmond

The human brain is known as ‘nature’s most sophisticated computer’. Yet, it is still susceptible to error, damage, and disease. Given the advanced technologies that keep developing, there are various questions inevitably raised: What if we could build a synthetic […]


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The impact of social interactions on physical health

May 17, 2019

Via: Kelly Redmond

Humans are inherently social. We are naturally oriented towards others and whether we may acknowledge it or not, our social behaviors are critical for our survival as individuals. It is no secret that our relationships with people, or lack thereof, […]


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Why Do Some People Need More Sleep Than Others?

March 15, 2019

Via: Sofia Allende

A constant need for more sleep can be a sign that something is wrong. But it can also signify a myriad of other things. Most adults can get by with seven or eight hours of sleep per night, according to […]