Saturday, August 24, 2019
Cancer Blood Test

New Cancer Blood Test Technique Uses Labyrinth-Shaped Tubes

A group of University of Michigan chemical engineering and oncology researchers devised a blood test technique that uses the principals of a labyrinth to isolate rare cancer cells for cleaner, more-accurate analysis. A clinical trial...
Healthcare Social Media

Healthcare & Social Media: What’s the Word?

The days of taking a friend or family member aside to discreetly discuss medical concerns and assorted healthcare issues has seemingly been replaced by public crowd-sourcing, thanks in large part to the convenience of...
Parenting Books

10 Books Every New or Expecting Parent Should Read

There is no shortage of information and advice available to new or expecting parents, much of it unsolicited. However, the sheer volume of it can be overwhelming, the various suggestions often contradictory, and the...
Integrative Medicine

Careers in Integrative Medicine

Integrative medicine is an emerging field of healthcare that incorporates a variety of medical philosophies under one umbrella. Physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners and other healthcare professionals who work in integrative medicine are concerned with the...
World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day: Where Things Stand in 2017

World AIDS Day lands on Dec. 1 each year. It's an ideal time to evaluate the state of HIV/AIDS research, treatment and prevention on a world-wide scale. This year, just ahead of World AIDS Day,...
Animal Interaction

5 Health Benefits of Pets (Plus: What’s Your Spirit Animal?)

  Saturday is International Homeless Animals Day. We thought you should know that. We thought you’d like to be aware that the third Saturday in August is the day designated back in 1992 by the International...
Addiction

How Does Addiction Affect the Brain?

Addiction is dangerous. It has the power to warp reality and can shatter personal and professional relationships. For a long time, it was a difficult term to define. In Latin, the word literally means...

10 Home Health Remedies That Actually Work

The pinnacle of my fishing career came at the age of seven, when a hot summer day on a south Florida canal ended with my only catch of the afternoon: my grandfather’s left arm. The...
Occupational Safety and Health

Careers in Occupational Safety & Health

Every year, thousands of people are injured while working on the job, many of them in the healthcare industry. Occupational safety and health professionals are there to help. Hospitals and medical clinics actually have more...
Radiology Technician

10 Vital and Growing Healthcare Support Careers

Healthcare careers remain a promising path, despite the relative uncertainty about the immediate future of the American healthcare system. No matter if the Affordable Care Act is replaced, the millions of aging Baby Boomers...