4 Ways New Technology Connects Doctors with Patients

In today’s fast-paced medical industry, patients sometimes seem to slip through the cracks. Fortunately, with the influx of new technologies, it is now possible for doctors and patients to stay connected in ways that were not possible even a few years ago. The following are a few ways doctors and…

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Shoulder Injuries in High School

Like concussions, shoulder injuries are the bane of many high school athletes. A study published January in Pediatrics calculated that US high school athletes sustained 820,691 shoulder injuries from 2005 to 2012, spanning seven academic years. Looking at injury reports from a ‘nationally representative’ sample of 100 high schools, researchers…

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How Telemedicine Technology is Improving High-Risk Pregnancies

Maternal-fetal telemedicine programs offer innovative services to women facing high-risk pregnancies. High-risk pregnancies often involve health issues such as hypertension, gestational diabetes, autoimmune disorders, anemia and cancer, and/or lifestyle factors like advanced age and lower socioeconomic status, all of which can increase the rates of infant mortality, maternal mortality and…

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7 Little Lies That Can Damage Your Health

Many people who visit a doctor lie when asked direct questions. Some patients lie about embarrassing personal information. Others lie to get an examination done more quickly. Some lies are simply because the truth does not seem significant. The reality is these lies can cause serious harm. Seven little lies…

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Avoiding Burnout through Effective Time Management Strategies

Burnout is a common problem in the modern world. Most people have either experienced it or come very close at some point in their career or life. Burnout occurs when your job or other commitments keep you physically or emotionally drained to the point of exhaustion. If this situation goes…

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Home And Medical Oximeters

Having a mobile pulse taking device is a great benefit within the home, particularly for those who are suffering any health issues that can be measured with a fingertip pulse oximeter. At St John Supplies we have a good range of oximeters available for very competitive prices. Each device is…

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Bubonic Plague (Black Death) Risk

Bubonic plague, which has been feared for centuries and killed millions of people, is in danger of making a comeback in Madagascar. The island’s rat infested jails are at a particularly high risk from the disease and the number of cases tends to rise during October. Hot humid weather attracts…

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