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Five Great iOS Apps to Keep Track of Your Weight

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Five Great iOS Apps to Keep Track of Your Weight

One of the best ways to help yourself lose weight is to keep track of your progress as its happening. Thanks to the iOS platform and devices like the iPhone and iPad, you no longer have to break out the pen and paper to record this information. There are a number of apps that can…

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5 Ways Better Data Leads To Better Health Outcomes

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5 Ways Better Data Leads To Better Health Outcomes

These days, you hear a lot in the media about the dangers of digitizing personal information. Digitized health information is especially a concern for many critics because they worry that having the information online or in a database can lead to information leaks or even discrimination by insurers or by healthcare organizations. However, having information…

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Four Free Online Tools For Nurses & Health Professionals

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Four Free Online Tools For Nurses & Health Professionals

Nurses and other health professionals who are devoted to increasing their knowledge and skills know that in medicine, you never stop learning. Research leads to new information and helps practitioners develop new techniques in caring for the sick and injured. Members of the medical community will want to take advantage of these four free online…

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The Future Of Health And Safety Training Is Online

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The Future Of Health And Safety Training Is Online

Comprehensive health and safety training is not just a legal requirement but also a key part of reducing accidents in the workplace. Sending employees out or getting trainers to visit can be time consuming and expensive, but now there is a brand new way of training, thanks to the Internet. Complying with health and safety…

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Hypochondria in The Information Age

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Hypochondria in The Information Age

Even before people had instant access to any and all kinds of information via the Internet, hypochondria – or being overly worried about having a serious illness, despite a lack of real symptoms – was relatively common. Even before the advent of quick and free access to medical information online, some people could convince themselves…

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Five Reasons You Need Surveillance

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Five Reasons You Need Surveillance

There are times in everyone’s life when they feel they need a second pair of eyes and ears to cope with the demands and insecurities of everyday life but getting this help doesn’t need to be as hard as  you may think. The use of surveillance is becoming a more popular aid in both domestic…

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Assistive Technology to Help ADHD Students

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Assistive Technology to Help ADHD Students

This is a small gadget similar to a pager. It functions by sending vibrations or beeping alarms at programmed intervals or duration to help the student keep track of his or her task deadline. This technology assistive tool may be programmed for a specific time, say 10 minutes, for the students to work on a…

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Are You a Student of the Internet Medical School?

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Are You a Student of the Internet Medical School?

“Doctor, I am sorry to bother you at 2:00 AM, but I am in a lot of pain. Which would be better to take – two Extra Strength Tylenol or two 500 mg Acetaminophen tablets?” “Did you read the labels?” “No.” “They are both the same. Read the labels next time. Call my office in…

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3 Mistakes Hospitals Make In Crisis Communication

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3 Mistakes Hospitals Make In Crisis Communication

Communication with the outside media, press and with the public is so important during times of crisis. Even with awareness of this fact, there are still some common mistakes that hospitals make in crisis communication that can cause problems later for them. It is essential that good, prompt and effective communication skills be used while…

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Top 5 Health Question Websites of 2012

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Top 5 Health Question Websites of 2012

There is a tremendous amount of health information on the Internet. However, when you want reliable information and to find answers to health questions you have, not all health websites are created equal. The following sites are the most popular health websites for good reason. They provide accurate health information from reliable healthcare providers. This…

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