Health Care Trends With a Social Media Twist
Imagine leaving the doctor with two new smartphone apps downloaded instead of two bottles of pills prescribed. Today's technology is allowing doctors to suggest smartphone apps instead of defaulting to medication.
Last week's Rock Center with Brian Williams investigated one doctor's vision to use smartphones apps for healing and monitoring patients health. Leading cardiologist Dr. Eric Topol believes the future is with your smartphone improving the doctor patient relationship…Continue
Added by Ally Peebles on January 28, 2013 at 2:29pm — No Comments
In a nutshell, I would argue yes. Case in point, Mashable recently reported the first social network for women with breast cancer, MyBreastCancerTeam – and what a novel thought for a mainstream disease estimated to effect over 226,000 women in the U.S. in 2012 alone. The social network, which we could say is more…Continue
Added by Ally Peebles on November 5, 2012 at 5:03pm — No Comments
Next time you see someone drop a piece of food on the ground and say, “It’s ok.. 5 second rule!” Maybe pause them and urge them to change it to 35 second rule.
According to a recent article from the Wall Street Journal, dirtier lives might be healthier than we think. The article highlights that our grandparents suffered from diseases that rarely impact…Continue
Added by Ally Peebles on September 10, 2012 at 4:23pm — No Comments
As an avid sports participant and fan, I can confidently say sports captivate and engulf much of American’s culture. Top professional athletes are the epitome of the perfect health specimen, especially athletes of team sports like basketball, football, soccer, etc. But how does that translate to teens today – a generation suffering from an obesity epidemic?
It might be a no brainer but according to…Continue
Added by Ally Peebles on July 16, 2012 at 4:22pm — No Comments