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Health Care Marketing

How to Use Periscope in Health Care Marketing

By On January 7, 2016

Twitter's free livestreaming broadcast-video app, Periscope, is beginning to show its potential as a way for hospitals to engage with patients and amplify a health system's brand.… 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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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

What’s in a Name? IOM Report Suggests Name Change for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

By On February 24, 2015

How we use words, when we use them, and most importantly, which words we use can have a significant impact on a person’s ability to understand and use information. … Read More

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder: When Feeling Sad is More than Just Sad

By On December 8, 2014

For some people (myself included) this time of year truly is the most wonderful time of the year. But for others, this time of year is associated with feelings of depression, tension,… Read More

iOS8
Mobile Health

An Apple a Day Could Keep the Doctor Away

By On June 9, 2014

Last week Apple made great strides towards the improvement of personal health in the mobile arena at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). With the unveiling of Health, a new app arriving… Read More

Social Sharing
Social Media

Unilever, Upworthy Partner on an Idea We Think is Worth Sharing

By On June 6, 2014

What if information about health was shared online as virally as Someecard memes or Buzzfeed lists? What if people took more time to consider news and information that could make them healthier… Read More

Tanning
Skin Cancer

Tanning, Skin Cancer Risk, and Prevention

By On April 2, 2014

Winter is FINALLY over (for most of us), and what better way to treat that pasty skin than with a trip to the tanning salon, or knowing what we know about tanning,… Read More

Facebook
Facebook

The Great Facebook Race

By On February 21, 2014

With more than 117 million users and counting, there is no doubt that Facebook still reigns as king of the social media world. Naturally, hospitals in recent years have joined the fray… Read More