Friday, April 19, 2019

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...
Healthcare Vote

Senate Republicans Push Forward with Healthcare Debate

The U.S. Senate voted, 51-50, today to open debate on a potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Vice President Mike Pence broke a 50-all tie when Republicans Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski...
Healthcare Jobs

Healthcare Jobs Set the Pace for High-Paying Careers

The healthcare industry in the United States is beset by political uncertainty, increasing consumer costs and a shortage of qualified candidates to fill the available jobs. Yet, healthcare remains one of the most lucrative careers...
Grey's Anatomy

The Secret to the Enduring Popularity of Grey’s Anatomy

The venerable, Seattle-based medical drama Grey's Anatomy has made us laugh, cry and even dance for nearly a decade and a half. Season 14 is underway, and Healthcare Daily Online's resident Grey's devotee, Rachel...
Affordable Care Act

Healthcare Reform: A Night of High Political Drama as Affordable Care Act Survives Senate...

A late night of high political drama on the floor of the U.S. Senate ended with Senate Republicans feeling frustrated that their effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was thwarted by three...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...