Saturday, December 15, 2018
Diabetes Management

Diabetes Management: a Team Effort

Diabetes management is a serious concern for nearly one-third of the U.S. population. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported in July that as of 2015 – the most recent year for which data is...
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...
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...
Smartphones Make Us Dumber

Study: Our Smartphones Make Us Dumber

A new study reinforced the hypothesis that the proximity of a smartphone owner’s mobile device can affect his or her cognitive ability. Marketing and management researchers from the University of California-San Diego, the University of...
Alarm Fatigue

How Nurse ‘Alarm Fatigue’ can Affect Patient Care

Nursing ranks as one of the largest professions in the United States, with more than 2.7 million people working in the field. That number is expected to rise to more than 3 million by 2024, according...
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...
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...
Women Leaders in Healthcare

Women Have A Major Role In Healthcare – But Not Yet In Leadership

As the U.S. Senate began to consider a healthcare reform bill earlier this year, senate leadership formed a working group to study the issue and make recommendations on the future of government healthcare policy. One...