So you want to get into the healthcare industry?



You love all things medical. You love the idea of the rush of the emergency room. You love the idea of helping those in need. You even love the idea of wearing scrubs and the smell of anesthetic. If … [Read more...]


Doctor Offers Self Defense Tips for Women



I just found this health related video on YouTube ... and thought you might enjoy it! http://www.youtube.com/v/HCKRm9-F1-Y?version=3&f=videos&app=youtube_gdata For … [Read more...]


Best Exercise To Lose Belly Fat | Reduce Belly Fat



I just found this health related video on YouTube ... and thought you might enjoy it! http://www.youtube.com/v/JtC-5OunhpY?f=videos&app=youtube_gdata www.YourGoodHealthInfo.com -- Best … [Read more...]


Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine Physician Gives Tips on Heart Health



I just found this health related video on YouTube ... and thought you might enjoy it! http://www.youtube.com/v/O1iGT9i-ra8?f=videos&app=youtube_gdata Dr. Mimi Guarneri, medical … [Read more...]


Health tips by Dr Yogavidhya



I just found this health related video on YouTube ... and thought you might enjoy it! http://www.youtube.com/v/7_K9KQLiZr0?f=videos&app=youtube_gdata This is tribute to Siddha medicine … [Read more...]


Healthcare updates, Sept 10: Salud! US Health goes Español



HHS Launches First of Its Kind Consumer Focused Website in Spanish The US Department of Health and Social Services recently launched www.CuidadodeSalud.Gov, the partner site of HealthCare.gov in … [Read more...]


Health care updates, June 4: what’s going on in hospitals



New docs linked to death spike in July Deaths  due to medical errors are highest in July in the US and the reason for this, according to  researchers at the University of California in San Diego is … [Read more...]


Health care updates, December 18



A pre-Christmas round up of health care news for you... HHS Announces $27 Million from Recovery Act to Help Older Americans Fight Chronic Disease The US Department of Health and Human Services … [Read more...]


The best and worst US states in heart attack care



Somebody told me once that it all boils down to the right location, whether it’s real estate, business venture, or vacation. It seems it is the same when it comes to health care. In previous posts for … [Read more...]


Preventing medical mistakes by asking questions



According to the he Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, medical mistakes claim tens of thousands of lives in the US every year. After … [Read more...]


What’s the latest in health care, September 21



What’s new in drug approval? FDA Approves Vaccines for 2009 H1N1 Influenza Virus  The US FDA announced last week the approval of vaccines against the H1N1 flu virus. The Vaccines were manufactured … [Read more...]


What’s the latest in health care, August 28



What's new about swine flu? Here are the latest figures on the H1N1 (swine) flu: US, as of August 20 hospitalized 7,983; deaths 522 Europe, as of August 13 hospitalized more than 32,000; … [Read more...]


Hospitals + hospitalists = better heart attack care



Hospitals with hospitalists seem to deliver better quality care than those without, especially in cases of myocardial infarction. This is based on a study by Massachusetts General Hospital researchers … [Read more...]


What’s the latest in health care, July 27



Let's start the week with latest updates on health care. What's bad? More Americans Become Bankrupt Due To Medical Bills Another sad fact of a health care system gone wrong. According to a recent … [Read more...]


What’s the latest in health care, June 15



Late last week, there were several events that may have a major impact on health care so that I deemed it wise to have a special health care update post first thing on Monday morning. What's the … [Read more...]


What’s the latest in health care, June 5



What's new in health care research? Making Hospital Discharges Safer for Seniors This Healthcare 411 podcast at the site of U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) focuses on the … [Read more...]


What’s the latest in health care, May 29



Who's new? New York's health commissioner to head CDC The US Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) has a new head. New York City health commissioner Thomas Frieden has been recently … [Read more...]


Recession: are we putting our health on hold?



It's lean times due to the current recession. Yet, instead of all losing all those excess fat, more and more people are actually gaining weight! This video at ABC news presents results of a survey … [Read more...]


What’s the latest in health care, May 15



Some health care updates coming up... What's on? May 10 to 16 is National Women's Health Week This week is US National Women's Health Week and the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and … [Read more...]


What’s the latest in health care, May 8



What's new about the swine flu? Same flu, new name It is now called officially called novel H1N1 influenza. As of May 7, 2009, 23 countries have reported 2,368 confirmed cases. In the US, 896 … [Read more...]


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