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Health & Wellness

Inactivity in Children—Is Technology to Blame?

By On March 3, 2016

Overtime, children have become less and less active and it has become a global problem. Active behaviors are being replaced with more sedentary behaviors. … Read More

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Health Care Marketing

Health Gadgets Continue to Stand Out at CES 2016

By On January 22, 2016

Last week at CES, the annual global consumer electronics and consumer technology tradeshow, we learned of lots of new gadgets that will improve lives and further advance the field of health and… Read More

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Optometry

New Technology—Helping Patients Locally and Abroad Access Eyecare

By On December 8, 2015

SVOne from Smart Vision Labs us able to detect farsightedness, nearsightedness, astigmatism, and even night blindness.… Read More

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Foodborne Illness

Technology Changing the Way We Report, Find Out About, and Track Foodborne Illness

By On October 2, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “estimates that foodborne illness sickens about 48 million people in the U.S. each year, resulting in 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths.”… Read More

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Social Media

Nature Valley Joins Conversation about Children and Technology with #RediscoverNature Campaign

By On August 11, 2015

Last year Nature Valley encouraged people to share the joys they had with nature. This year the Canada division of the company wanted to focus the advertising campaign on three generations’ answer… Read More

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Dark For Dinner

Dixie’s Campaign #DarkforDinner Encourages Families to Put Down the Electronics and Pick Up the Conversation

By On July 27, 2015

On June 14, Dixie brand launched the campaign #DarkforDinner aimed at families and friends being fully engaged with each other at meal time.… Read More

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Social Media

Social Media Challenging Women to Redefine “Conventional Beauty Standards”

By On April 13, 2015

Lane Bryant released a new ad campaign, with the accompanying unique social media hashtag, #ImNoAngel----a clear jab aimed at lingerie giant Victoria’s Secret and the Victoria’s Secret Angel image that long has… Read More

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Technology

Is Technology Making Us Sick?

By On February 23, 2015

Hurry Sickness makes people feel chronically short of time, so that they tend to perform every task faster and to get flustered when encountering any kind of delay. … Read More

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Patient Safety Week

Sounding the Alarm on a Significant Patient Safety Concern

By On March 5, 2014

Alarm fatigue occurs when medical staff becomes desensitized to the alarms they hear all day. It’s not an overestimation to say that hospital staff can be exposed to hundreds of alarms during… Read More

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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