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Telehealth

How Telehealth Mobile Apps Are Transforming Health Care

By On July 30, 2015

According to a new survey by HealthMine, 41 percent of consumers have not heard of telemedicine. If you work in health care industry, that might be hard to believe.… Read More

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Farmers Markets

Purchasing Locally Grown Food Helps to Promote Health

By On July 28, 2015

National Farmers Market Week has been celebrated annually for the past 16 years as a way to celebrate and recognize the services provided by farmers markets.… Read More

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Deaf

Falling on Deaf Ears: A Forgotten Community’s Health Care Needs

By On July 20, 2015

There are an estimated 26 to 28 million people in the United States who can be classified as deaf or hard of hearing. … Read More

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Bipolar Disorder

Signs and Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

By On July 14, 2015

Bipolar disorder is a type of mental illness. It affects your mood, energy levels, and how well you can take care of your day-to-day responsibilities.… Read More

Vaccines

Disneyland Measles Outbreak Results in Vaccine Bill in California

By On July 10, 2015

During the first week of January 2015, California went on high alert when seven cases of measles in California and two in Utah were traced back to a common factor: a visit… Read More

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Poison Prevention

Prevent Poisonings in the Home with These Safety Tips

By On July 8, 2015

Poison Control Centers in the United States receive millions of calls every year from family members or individuals who have sustained a potential poisoning. Potential poisonings in young children will account for… Read More

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Cross Cultural Communication

Using “Intimate Words” to Battle Cervical Cancer in Rural Mexico

By On June 30, 2015

Procter & Gamble's Always recently took home the Grand Prix for Health/Wellness at Cannes Health Lions for a campaign aimed at fighting cervical cancer among women in indigenous rural Mexican communities. … Read More

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Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)

What Is New Eating Disorder Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)?

By On June 26, 2015

A new category of eating disorder, known as avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID), emerged in May of 2013 in The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition.… Read More

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Fitness

A Fitbit Prescription: Take One Daily

By On June 24, 2015

Launched in 2007, and recently announced as an IPO, Fitbit has taken the health industry by storm. With the ability to track steps taken, heart rate, exercise, caloric intake, and sleep patterns,… Read More

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PR News Digital PR Conference

Digital PR Conference Brings Industry Trends to Center Stage

By On June 18, 2015

I recently had the privilege of attending the PRNews Digital PR Conference in Miami, FL, June 1-3. Although I was there as a speaker, I was eager to hear what my peers… Read More