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One Man's Quest To Make Medical Technology Affordable To All
Health & Wellness  (tags: coolstuff, technology, health, sustainable, health, interesting )

- 1752 days ago -
David Green is a man on a mission to drive down the cost of medical devices and health services.
The Mind-Reading Computer That Could Communicate With Coma Patients
Health & Wellness  (tags: coma patients, communication, research, science, study, technology )

- 1783 days ago -
Groundbreaking system can understand answers to simple questions from brain scans. Participants were able to answer questions just by thinking about their answer. System can already distinguish between yes and no answers.
Monsanto Quietly Lobbies Feds To Ban States From Passing GMO Labeling Laws
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMO, Monsanto, destruction, government, government, ethics, propaganda, protection, investigation, healthcare, research, warning, study, prevention, health, environment, disease, Body-Mind-Spirit, scientists, technology, science, research, humans, GeneticEn )

- 1796 days ago -
study found that Monsanto's top-selling herbicide Roundup is a deadly poison that destroys important bacteria in human stomachs, and is likely connected to a rapid increase in food allergies and human diseases such as cancer, neurological disorders
The End of Population Growth
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, children, elderly, food supplies, governments, growth, technology )

- 1981 days ago -
Malthus and Ehrlich were so wrong. Resources are not fixed things. Better farming can drastically increase the food supply. New energy sources enable much higher standards of living. And then behavior changes in response: -->
GOOD NEWS! Opening Virtual Doors for People With Disabilities
Health & Wellness  (tags: government, health, healthcare, research, disabilities, people with disabilities, technology, acccess, humans, Body-Mind-Spirit )

- 2330 days ago -
As the International Day for Persons with Disabilities approaches this Saturday, one institution is working to remove some of the barriers that prevent disabled people from taking a leading role in policies that affect their lives.
The Pivotal Process of EHR Implementation
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, technology )

- 2354 days ago -
The medical community has embraced technology in every form with one major exception: patient records. It's only a matter of time before EHR is an ingrained part of the healthcare industry, and just as common as an X-ray or MRI.
EHR/EMR Facts and Amazing Statistics
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, technology )

- 2359 days ago -
Experts believe a key to lowering costs and increasing life expectancy is the use of EHR/EMR technology to store medical records electronically. 28% of health facilities use this system, but generous incentives ($66,000 for doctor's and more for hospitals
Fascinating Ways Hospitals Are Implementing IPads
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, technology )

- 2360 days ago -
Everyone's heard one of the most recognizable Apple catch phrases: there's an app for that. With the dawning of the iPad, this is especially true now for the realm of medicine. Having portable, lightweight access to wifi connection allows the iPad to func
The EHR/EMR Controversy in 2011
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, technology )

- 2368 days ago -
In 2007 alone, this country spent more than $2.24 trillion dollars on health care. In an effort to reduce costs and increase efficiency, the government is encouraging medical professionals to implement an EHR/EMR process.
SOUTH AFRICA: Low-Cost Healthcare Goes High-Tech
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, protection, healthcare, health, treatment, technology, interesting, Body-Mind-Spirit )

- 2411 days ago -
Cell phones and computer applications can help save the lives of thousands of mothers and children worldwide.
Is the FCC Downplaying Potential Risks From Cell Phone Radiation?
Health & Wellness  (tags: technology, news, cell phone questions, humans, politics, media, FCC, dishonesty, ethics, government, study, safety, risks, prevention, news, protection, government, abuse, interesting )

- 2512 days ago -
The consumer watchdogs at Environmental Working Group believe that the Federal Communications Commission, the agency charged with regulating cell phones, may be deliberately shielding information from the public about possible concerns related to cell pho
The Key to a Long Life: Conscientious Habits
Health & Wellness  (tags: Long Life, science, health, technology )

- 2568 days ago -
Long before the age of gene therapy and miracle medical treatments, the secrets of long life were being gathered and revealed in a unique study of 1,500 children born about 1910. By studying these people throughout their lives, successive generations..
The World's First Artificial Heart That Beat for Three Days in 1969
Health & Wellness  (tags: artificial heart, health, science, technology )

- 2619 days ago -
It may not look like the traditional red cartoon you see on a Valentine's Day card, but this plastic device is actually the world's first artificial heart.The half-pound device of plastic and polyester fibre was linked by tubes to a bedside control consol
Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin Moves to Create Single-Payer Healthcare System
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health Insurance, Vermont, Governor P Shumlin, Single-Payer, universal healthcare system, General Motors, Ford, Oracle, universal access, Social Justice, contain costs, technology, increase in premiums, small businesses, job creation )

- 2644 days ago -
If Vermont can get this right, other states will follow, says Shumlin, who made single payer a cornerstone of his campaign. Health insurance should follow the individual & not be a requirement of the employer-- that'll be a huge jobs creator.

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