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From Pain Points to Point-of-Need Health Care

Nancy Brown | Posted 10.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

It's fascinating, really, what can be done. With the right attachment and/or app, your phone can already track your heart rate, blood pressure, blood sugar and more. Between what exists and what's coming, the virtual checkup may be closer than you think.

Celebrated Computer Hacker Barnaby Jack Dies

Jim Finkle | Reuters | Posted 08.01.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - Barnaby Jack, a celebrated computer hacker who could force a bank ATM to spit out cash and sparked safety improvements in medical devices,...

Know Your Heart and Your Pacemaker Now and Forever

Mary F. Mulcahy | Posted 04.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary F. Mulcahy

Since the implantation of the first pacemaker, these devices have saved thousands of lives. They cannot, or course, fend off death forever. Patients should have the option of deactivating their devices to avoid painful shocks at death -- a time so many hope will be peaceful.

Why Did The Pope Have A Pacemaker Installed?

Posted 02.12.2013 | Healthy Living

The Pope underwent surgery a few months ago to install a pacemaker in his body, according to news reports. The Vatican said that the pacemaker did...

My New Pacemaker: Some Teachers Will Do Anything to Get Out of State Testing

Randy Turner | Posted 06.17.2012 | Education
Randy Turner

Later today, after my students have completed the second day of MAP testing, my big test will begin. I have faith that my eighth graders and I are going to excel.

Inventor Of The Pacemaker Dies At Age 92

AP | By CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 11.28.2011 | Healthy Living

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Wilson Greatbatch, whose invention of the implantable cardiac pacemaker has kept millions of hearts beating in rhythm, died Tuesday....

Rare Condition Leaves Teen Hungry But Unable To Eat (VIDEO)

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Doctors and family members thought Gentrie Hansen had an eating disorder after she lost 30 pounds in seven months. Turns out she has a rare disease. Watch her interview on TODAY.