Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Apple Month

You Like Apples? Great! It’s National Apple Month

Move over, Shark Week, now there’s something fruitier – and longer. October is National Apple Month, a celebration of America’s favorite pie-filling (not to mention, catalyst in gravity’s origin story). This is the month...
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...
Flu Vaccine Pregnancy

Flu Vaccine During Pregnancy Still Recommended After Study

A new study examining the potential effects of the flu vaccine during pregnancy showed an association between the vaccine and early-term miscarriage, but the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) still recommends that...
Oil Spill Dispersants

NIH Study: Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Dispersants Caused Health Problems

Some workers who helped clean up after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico had an increased chance of experiencing health issues such as coughing, wheezing and eye irritation, according...
Medical Documentaries

7 Medical Documentaries You Should Stream ASAP

The healthcare industry has given rise to many memorable documentaries. Some focus on medical innovation and breakthroughs. Others focus on financial issues surrounding the healthcare industry. In the case of the following seven documentaries, all...
3D Printing Healthcare

How 3D Printing is Changing Healthcare

Along with Big Data, 3D printing has been one of the hottest technology topics for years. But what can it actually do? And what are the applications for healthcare? As it turns out, 3D printing already...
Baby Safety Month

7 Baby and Toddler Safety Concerns For Parents

Having a baby is one of the most amazing experiences in anyone’s life. It also can be one of the most overwhelming, especially when it comes to baby safety. The list of things to prepare...
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...

Marvel’s Claire Temple and Real-Life Nurses: Super. Heroes.

Are nurses superheroes? Possibly. After all, once upon a time, nurses and superheroes were two of the few groups of professionals whose uniforms included capes. Capes, which were only worn outdoors (and rarely since the...
Emerging Medical Technology

Robots, Quantum Computing & Other Emerging Medical Technology

Emerging medical technology in the healthcare industry is altering the patient experience. Where once electronic healthcare records seemed a big step, 90 percent of hospitals now have such records. The next moves involve using technologies...