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Metamason Becomes Fundable Through Application of Design

Soren Petersen | Posted 01.06.2017 | Business
Soren Petersen

Co-written by Les Karpas Entrepreneurs thrive on competition and just as in elite sports, "winner takes all." One way of increasing the odds of s...

Florida man crashes motorcycle into medical van worth $140,000 while texting and riding

Michael Berenis | Posted 12.07.2016 | Technology
Michael Berenis

Typically when you hear about a motorcycle and car getting into an accident as a result of texting and driving, you'll envision a careless minivan tex...

Three Ballot Initiatives That Could Change America

David Morris | Posted 10.31.2016 | Politics
David Morris

On November 8th citizens in 35 states vote on 163 ballot initiatives. They cover a wide range of subjects (e.g. marijuana, minimum wage, taxes, gun co...

6 Ways To Get Help Paying Your Medical Bills

Grandparents.com | Shelley Emling | Posted 09.18.2016 | Fifty

The only thing scarier than getting very sick is feeling overwhelmed by unpaid medical bills. In a recent CareCredit survey, a healthcare credit card ...

Donald Trump Trusts Dr. Oz, But A Bunch Of Doctors Don't

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 09.17.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Unlike recent Republican presidential nominees, Donald Trump has not released detailed medical records to the public. Instead, he is di...

Terrified Of Cancer

Galina Nemirovsky | Posted 09.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Galina Nemirovsky

Cancer is a boa constrictor that squeezes you from the inside and encapsulates the rest of your family into a smothering chokehold. Cancer is a terror...

One Size Fits All Medical Solutions Suck

Galina Nemirovsky | Posted 09.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Galina Nemirovsky

One of the concepts (and there are MANY) from My Big Fat Greek Wedding which I relate to is the father's obsession with the ubiquitous usage of Windex...

Why Some Parents Have a Hard Time Trusting Doctors

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 09.02.2016 | Parents
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

I think the worst part of it is that we feel like just another number to them. Aside from our primary physician, every other doctor makes us feel like we are just another task on their long "to-do" list, and that they are trying to get out the door as soon as possible. It would be nice to feel heard and understood by a doctor, instead of being made to feel like an over-anxious burden.

Moving Medical Rehabilitation from Hospital to Home

Catherine Y. Spong | Posted 08.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Catherine Y. Spong

One in six Americans--about 53 million people--have a physical disability, and at least 2.2 million use a wheelchair. Disabilities involving visual, h...

I'm A Dentist. We Have To Talk About Flossing.

Andrew Swiatowicz | Posted 08.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrew Swiatowicz

Let's be clear about one thing. No study, and certainly no dentist, would ever claim or even imply that flossing is harmful. You would be hard-pressed to find a study that concludes a person's health is improved by eliminating flossing from her oral health routine.

80 Hours And A Medical Advocate

Jeanine Russaw | Posted 06.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Jeanine Russaw

"If you want something badly enough you will get it. If you don't, you won't." It was eight o'clock on a Friday evening during the summer of 2014 and...

Man Gets Used Penis Of A Dead Man

Brian Smith | Posted 05.23.2016 | Weird News
Brian Smith

According to CBS News, this recipient of a penis transplant is "glad to be a complete man." It is an amazing story and I am happy for this man and all...

Family Health Care Costs Can't be Subject to Political Whim

LeeAnn Hall | Posted 05.13.2016 | Politics
LeeAnn Hall

A federal ruling Thursday, prompted by House Republicans, would raise the out-of-pocket costs for health care for millions of people in the United Sta...

Unraveling and How to Prevent It

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

The questions to ask is: What uproots and what anchors us? Discovering the answer and following the steps that connect and stabilize us, may prevent the treacherous state.

Healthcare: Are your staff educated to recognize human trafficking?

Holly Austin Smith | Posted 04.25.2016 | Impact
Holly Austin Smith

When I was 14 years old, I was lured away from home by a man I met at a New Jersey shopping mall. This man told me that I was pretty enough to be a mo...

The Orphans We Are Left With

Crystal Wells | Posted 02.29.2016 | Impact
Crystal Wells

When government health worker Brima Kamara arrived in Pate-Bana, a small town of some 2,000 souls in north-central Sierra Leone, it was eerily quiet, the sun-baked, red dirt streets empty.

10 Ways Theatre Proves We're Capable of Anything

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 02.25.2016 | Entertainment
Amy Oestreicher

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you." - Maya Angelou I don't have a story you hear every day.  For a while, it wa...

'Downton Abbey' and Obamacare

David Morris | Posted 02.17.2016 | Entertainment
David Morris

As the rightly acclaimed tv series Downton Abbey unspools its final episode some fans have criticized the producers decision to devote so much time to a debate about the future of Downton's Cottage Hospital.

The Digitalization of Prosthetics Is Transforming How Wounded Service Members and Veterans Recover

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 02.09.2016 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

Sitting on Dr. Peter Liacouras's desk is a razor, a stick of deodorant, and a partially built prosthetic arm. Behind him, several 3D printers buzz away. His goal is simple: to allow wounded service members to do the things that they used to do before getting injured.

Dr. David Newman Charged With Ejaculating On Patient's Face, Surrenders

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.19.2016 | Crime

An emergency room doctor accused of ejaculating into a drugged patient's face turned himself in to police Tuesday, the New York Daily News reports. Da...

Why I/We Hate Exercise (And How to Circumnavigate Our Reluctance)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 01.15.2017 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

This equation is simple:a few minutes of discipline equals hours of comfort, pleasure, a lengthened lifespan, and less time spent on medical procedures.

Doctor Accused Of Ejaculating In Patient's Face

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.14.2016 | Crime

A doctor has been barred from seeing patients while police investigate a woman's accusation that he ejaculated in her face, according to reports. Dr. ...

'Biggest' Hernia 'Shot Out Like A Football' (Graphic Images)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.11.2016 | Weird News

There are hernias. And then there are HERNIAS. Glenn Williams of Leicester, England, says he had one in which his "stomach shot out like a football" w...

Adolf Hitler Really Did Have Only One Testicle, Say Medical Records

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 12.20.2015 | Weird News

BERLIN, Dec 19 (Reuters) - A medical document shows that Adolf Hitler only had one testicle, German media said on Saturday, suggesting there is some t...

It's a Matter of Life and Death: Insurers Must Cover Language Services

LeeAnn Hall | Posted 12.16.2016 | Impact
LeeAnn Hall

Every day, children, other relatives, friends, and even untrained hospital staff are asked to step in to do a job only competent, professional medical interpreters should be performing. These dangerous practices persist despite federal law requiring hospitals and other health care providers to offer language services.