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Hand-Held Technology Puts Healing into the Hands of the

Other apps target healthy dieting, but without the expensive price tag associated with visits to the local weight loss clinic. Two popular apps, “Diet Tracker” and “Calorie Counter,” make it easy to scan, track, and calculate how many calories you have eaten. These apps also keep track of the nutrients in your diet.

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A Mobile App is Helping Diabetics Track Their Blood Sugar

(5 days ago) Mobile apps were more effective at helping people with blood glucose control than using computer-based interventions. This is definitely something to look into if you monitor your blood sugar day in and day out. Get this extra support and carry it around with you—it may be just the motivation you need to keep managing your diabetes and to

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American Heart Association: Mobile Health Technology Doesn

(8 days ago) With the recent onslaught of Fitbits, fitness apps, and other health tracking gadgets, increasingly more people are relying on these devices to maintain a heart-healthy lifestyle. It’s estimated that around one in five people with a smartphone have at least one, if not more, health-related apps

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Dieticians of Canada Develop New Health Program for Seniors

(1 days ago) The health technology field is growing quickly. If you own a cellphone with access to different applications, or apps, know that health is one of the fastest-growing app categories to date. That’s because people are constantly using any means they can to get the latest information—and that means turning to technological advancements.

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Neutropenic Diet: Foods to Eat and …

(3 days ago) With a neutropenia diagnosis, knowing what to eat when you have low white blood cells counts is crucial to a successful recovery. A neutropenic diet may be recommended for those with compromised immune systems, whether from undergoing chemotherapy, a stem cell or organ transplant, or infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome …

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9 Causes of Lump Behind Ear: …

(9 days ago) Disclaimer: The information contained herein is for information purposes only and is not to be construed as a diagnosis, treatment, preventive, or cure for any disease, disorder, or abnormal physical state, nor should it be considered a substitute for medical care from your doctor. On any matter relating to your health or well-being—and prior to undertaking any health-related activity

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How to Treat Vertigo Naturally

(7 days ago) Disclaimer: The information contained herein is for information purposes only and is not to be construed as a diagnosis, treatment, preventive, or cure for any disease, disorder, or abnormal physical state, nor should it be considered a substitute for medical care from your doctor. On any matter relating to your health or well-being—and prior to undertaking any health-related activity

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Bumps on Lips: Common Causes and …

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Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load Chart for Diabetics

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Bruising of Legs Causes Remedies and Prevention

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Are iPads Reliable for Diagnosing Kids With Major Illnesses

(7 days ago) For the study, the researchers made virtual observations in a telemedicine consultation using iPads with FaceTime apps. In the study, there were 132 kids between the ages of two and 36 months who had originally arrived with fevers to the pediatric emergency department of an urban children’s hospital.

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Control Your Blood Sugar Through Diet

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Having Your Medical Records On Hand Could Help in an Emergency

(1 days ago) Some of these programs also link you to apps that can monitor your medication use and assist with managing blood sugar readings if you’re diabetic. Source: Woods, S.S., et al., “Patient Experiences With Full Electronic Access to Health Records and Clinical Notes Through the My HealtheVet Personal Health Record Pilot: Qualitative Study.”

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The Surprising Impact of Social Media on Mental Health

(9 days ago) However, I think that, in many other cases, the world of Instagram, Facebook and all the other social media apps can actually lead to emotional and mental issues. Facebook Can Lead to Stress, Anxiety. For example, a joint study by two German universities found Facebook to be a cause of envy, stress, and life dissatisfaction. In fact, one in

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8 Natural Remedies for Stomach Gurgling

(Just Now) As a digestive organ, the stomach can make a variety of different sounds.After all, there are a lot of substances being digested through our stomachs on a daily basis. Stomach gurgling and rumbling sounds are typically caused by gas flowing through our intestines. Doctors call these types of sounds borborygmi—and more often than not, the cause is benign.

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Abs Are Made in the Kitchen: The Rules You Need to Follow

(1 days ago) There are plenty of fitness rules worth arguing over, but the fact that abs are made in the kitchen is not one of them. No matter what, the foods you eat and the diet you follow will be the deciding factor when it comes to a flat, defined stomach or an abdominal wall that’s hiding behind belly fat.

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Game App Could Help Patients with Schizophrenia

(5 days ago) According to a new study published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, researchers have created a new game for people with schizophrenia that can improve their memory skills and help them live independently.. The app, called “Wizard,” was created for the “iPad” and tested with 22 participants who had been diagnosed with schizophrenia.

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High-Protein Diet: Health Benefits and Why It Isn't Just

(3 days ago) If you’re not into apps, you can also do a quick Google search to determine the macronutrient and calorie content of every food on earth, so that’s an easy way to keep track, too. And, if you want to do things the old-fashioned way, you can sit down with your calculator and reading glasses and go through food labels!

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Long-Term Health Benefits of Knitting

(4 days ago) I remember when my grandmother used to knit socks in her spare time and my brother and I were steadfastly glued to our coloring books. These days, coloring books have been replaced with coloring apps. And the only knitting my grandmother does now is knit her eyebrows at her “iPad.” Oh how times have changed!

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Tinnitus (Ringing in the Ears): Symptoms, Causes, and

(9 days ago) Electronic devices, like free apps on your phone, will also help suppress tinnitus noise. Natural sources of light noise can also help, such as humidifiers or dehumidifiers, fans, and air conditioners. 3. Avoid Loud Noises. Exposure to very loud noises can lead to hearing loss and ear problems like tinnitus. These loud noises can come from

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Many Children Under 5 Left to Their Mobile Devices— Should

(9 days ago) According to a cross-sectional study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, young children in urban, low-income, minority communities have near “universal” exposure to mobile devices and most have their own device by age four.Study results revealed that three-quarters of children were given tablets, iPods, or smartphones by age four and were using their devices without supervision.

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Apple Devices Become Research Tools for Autism, Epilepsy

(2 days ago) The ResearchKit was released back in March and is aimed at helping researchers find study participants and collect data. The tools work by allowing the creation of apps that define study criteria and permit people to sign up and submit data. A primary benefit of ResearchKit is that anyone with an iPhone is able to sign up as a study participant.

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Using Math to Help Calculate the Risk of Kidney Failure

(3 days ago) Consequently, numerous tools ranging from smartphone apps to an online calculator and website—appropriately titled kidneyfailurerisk.com—have been designed in order to reduce any barriers physicians might have towards making use of the equation.

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Calorie Calculator: How Many Calories Should I Eat

(1 days ago) These apps can be useful in counting calories and helping you lose weight, but some aren’t overly customizable, so it’s important to keep the tips provided here in mind when using any app. Fat’s Bad Rap: Blame It On Processed Carbs. A common misconception about dieting is that fat is the enemy.

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Health Care Treatment and Privacy

(4 days ago) I’m all for giving the doctor what they need to do their job, but it also has to be a conscious decision that you make to volunteer information. When it comes to technology and health care, you need to be more aware of the information that’s getting out there and take control. I’d advise you use healthcare apps with extra caution.

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Heart Attack & Stroke: Women with Migraines at Greater Risk

(3 days ago) The best thing you can do is keep track of your migraines by either recording each episode on a piece of paper or using one of the many mobile apps that are currently available. Be as detailed as possible by including possible triggers (i.e. scents, food, dehydration, etc.), symptoms, whether you sensed the migraine was coming, and any other

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Excessive Facebook Checking Linked With Sleep Problems

(2 days ago) To help improve sleep patterns, it’s best to leave all electronic devices outside the bedroom, especially smartphones with social media apps. Sources for Today’s Article: Levenson, J.C., et …

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Simple Breakfast Tips to Lower The Risk of Ovarian Cancer

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Mental Health Care Underfinanced and Inadequate, WHO

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Poll Shows Americans Want More Focus on Mental Health, Not

(7 days ago) Every time a mass shooting occurs at a school or a public facility, it opens up candid discussions about gun control and violence. According to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll released yesterday, 63% of Americans polled (82% of Republicans, 65% of Independents, and 46% of Democrats) believe that mass shootings reflect underlying problems treating people with mental …

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