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Heart disease and stroke are linked to stress

Researchers have recently found a link between the amygdala and heart disease, otherwise known as cardiovascular disease (CVD). The amygdalae, or the “fear center” in the brain,…

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The raw food alternative to treating type 2 diabetes

There are myriad causes for Diabetes, but often prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes cases are preventable and, potentially, treatable to the point of being curable. Nutrition is one…

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Wearable ECGs could reduce sudden cardiac arrest

When a young person dies during a sporting event, we can’t believe it. When we hear of marathon runners dropping dead from heart attacks, we’re stunned. Being physically fit…

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Remote patient monitoring helps reduce hospital readmissions

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services estimated hospital readmissions were costing Medicare $26 billion annually, $17 billion of which could be avoidable with…

Chronic disease patients lying in hospitals beds, hooked up to medical monitoring equipment.

The true cost of chronic disease and why we need to act now

Almost half of adult Americans current suffer from a chronic illness and the diagnoses are continuing to stack up. The cost of chronic disease on the healthcare system, patients,…

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Why Patients Don’t Adhere to Doctors’ Orders

Outcomes in chronic disease management are directly affected by patients taking the medications and making the lifestyle changes that doctors prescribe. Studies show that even…

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Helping Physicians Find Valuable Data with Medical Wearables

With electronic health records (EHR) at an approximate 80% usage rate, there’s plenty of data floating around for healthcare providers. In fact, many physicians say they are…

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Daily Digital Prompts Fight Chronic Disease

If taking care of our health is as simple as eating better and walking, why are the statistics surrounding chronic illness worse now than they were 10 years ago? We know that…

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Wearables in Healthcare Roundup

We’re living in transitional times. Conventional healthcare, as we know it, is changing. Chronic illnesses are affecting masses at an even younger age, and our healthcare system…

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Battling Chronic Disease with Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics

By now, most practices and hospitals use EHRs if for no other reason than to meet mandated requirements to receive reimbursements under the Affordable Care Act. Treating chronic…

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Milliseconds Make the Difference with Heart Rate Variability

Measuring heart rate is nothing new. Doctors have been using monitoring devices for years to measure heart rate and arrhythmias in patients. However, detecting a problem before it…

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Engaging Patients with Wearable Technology

It’s a wonderful thing that the healthcare industry is almost at an 80% adoption rate of EHRs. In the past 20 years, doctors have gone from being unwilling to give up their paper…