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Wellness Programs: A Must-Have?

September 4, 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 […]


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5G—The Fuel Healthcare Needs to Thrive

January 15, 2019

Via: Natalie Dunn

It’s more than a buzzword, the next “G” or a network technology upgrade. 5G—the latest generation of cellular mobile communications—is set to unlock a new era of healthcare with smart, connected solutions for medical providers, device manufacturers, payers, researchers, and […]


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Can a Diet-Changing App Influence Healthcare?

December 14, 2018

Via: Natalie Dunn

There’s no easy way to say this: poor nutrition is one of the most pressing challenges the world is facing today. The malnutrition rates are a clear indication that this crisis is spiraling out of control—currently, 1.9 billion adults are […]


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Virtual care services may change the future of health

September 28, 2018

Via: Natalie Dunn

Virtual care services are seen as one of the most promising solutions for the future of healthcare. They can deliver information and solutions between doctors and patients via the Internet by using different apps and technologies. Recent research shows that […]


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Is The Future of Healthcare Female?

August 22, 2018

Via: Natalie Dunn

Recent online and offline movements like #MeToo and #TimesUp have made women’s issues a big part of the public agenda once again. The obstacles that women face worldwide as part of their daily life captured the thoughts of millions around […]


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Can New Technologies Diagnose Old Issues for the Healthcare Industry?

July 26, 2018

Via: James Hughes

The benefits of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics in medicine can be divided into three groups: increased efficiency and productivity by optimizing clinical processes and allowing doctors to concentrate their full attention on the patients; improved patient experience by avoiding […]


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Is Healthcare the Most Important Problem Facing US Today?

June 29, 2018

Via: Kelly Redmond

Americans say the most important problem facing US today is healthcare, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. The survey analyzed data from January 2018 to June 2018 and showed an increase in public concern regarding the issue. High costs of health […]


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Will Robotics Prove to Be the Future in Surgery?

May 25, 2018

Via: William Palmer

Poor employee health may be the reason US companies waste more than half a trillion dollars per year as a result of low productivity. Some of these companies have decided to provide their employees with health insurance plans in order […]


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Self-Management is the New Key Word in Healthcare

April 9, 2018

Via: Natalie Dunn

Chronic diseases and conditions are now the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. Health problems such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and arthritis are not only prevalent and costly, but also preventable. […]


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7 Companies With Amazing Wellness Programs

March 5, 2018

Via: Sofia Allende

Happy, healthy employees are known to be more productive. We didn’t say it, science did. In fact, there are a number of studies that explore the correlation between employees’ health and their productivity levels: “employees who eat healthy all day […]