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Blockchain is the best bet for secure, efficient electronic health records

Blockchain is the best bet for secure, efficient electronic health records Which makes you cringe more, the threat of ransomware or the current mess of health records?The blockchain is also used on the “dark web” for the anonymous sale of weapons, drugs, and other illegal exchanges.

Jawbone is looking to pivot one more time — this time towards a health product

Jawbone is looking to pivot one more time — this time towards a health product We’re only a month into 2017, but it’s already been a rough year for Jawbone.According to TechCrunch, the company will be pivoting away from fitness bands and towards “a health product and accompanying set of services sold primarily to clinicians and health providers working with patients.

Trump's ability to alter reality.

Trump's ability to alter reality. Hews spears HEALTH ENTERTAINMENT FODD HE:MEREo'"' -.Presidentialo Trump said Philly' s murder rate isit ‘terribly Increasing.

Yogi dressed in white powerfully defies period shame on Instagram

Yogi dressed in white powerfully defies period shame on Instagram Dressed in white, she got onto her mat and filmed herself in various poses that revealed a red stain from her period.Then she put the clip on Instagram, where she now has more than 258,000 followers.

A new anti-smoking ad slams Big Tobacco for targeting black neighborhoods

A new anti-smoking ad slams Big Tobacco for targeting black neighborhoods The tobacco industry knows all about diversity — and knows exactly how to exploit it.That's the message of a new ad campaign from anti-smoking group Truth Initiative that highlights the ways in which cigarette marketers disproportionately target disadvantaged groups.

On-call care: Get a virtual nurse on your smartphone with the Sensely app

On-call care: Get a virtual nurse on your smartphone with the Sensely app With Sensely, you can enjoy not only a virtual nurse, but also telemedicine, patient education videos, monitoring of vitals, and more.In order to provide customized healthcare solutions, Sensely responds differently to different diseases.

Trump decries 'tremendous increase' in U.S. autism cases. But it's not so simple.

Trump decries 'tremendous increase' in U.S. autism cases. But it's not so simple. When combined with his past comments suggesting that he believes there may be links between autism and vaccines, Trump's comments represent another troubling instance of the U.When you look at the tremendous increase, it’s really, it’s such an incredible — it’s really a horrible thing to watch, the tremendous amount of increase," Trump said to Jane Quenneville, a principal at a school specializing in special education in Virginia during the roundtable.

Dads, like moms, are at risk of depression after a child’s birth, researchers report

Dads, like moms, are at risk of depression after a child’s birth, researchers report The idea of postpartum depression among new dads is a relatively new one, and the study’s authors say raising awareness about the issue is a critical first step.That, combined with screenings, could help catch symptoms of depression among new fathers and treat them early.

5+ A Day gets interactive with new educators resource

5+ A Day gets interactive with new educators resource A new website from 5+ A Day has been launched in a move to help educators teach children about healthy eating.The new interactive education website provides free teaching resources, making them more accessible to educators.

Your clever tech won't save you from health-damaging climate change

Your clever tech won't save you from  health-damaging climate change This question was explored by epidemiologist Tony McMichael at the Australian National University, who died in 2014, leaving his work Climate Change and the Health of Nations unfinished.How could climate change contribute and amplify ill health, as you write in the book?

Your pants are calling, they want you to know it’s too hot to work today

Your pants are calling, they want you to know it’s too hot to work today Sweden-based Snickers Workwear, a major on-the-job clothing supplier in Europe has started testing workplace wearables that monitor health and safety factors, according to Torque-Expo.The chip fits in a pocket on the Snickers’ Work Trousers and reports workplace noise levels, heat conditions, and knee impact while the tradesperson is working.

Tattoo artist beautifully explains why women cover their mastectomy scars

Tattoo artist beautifully explains why women cover their mastectomy scars Most of Allen's clients have never been tattooed.He spends a lot of time learning about their cancer and its scars.

To sit, or not to sit? THAT is the question.

To sit, or not to sit? THAT is the question. But just when you finally get your standing desk approved by your office manager, another study declares that standing for prolonged periods is equally as threatening to your health.So by all means, sit down at work, but at least hit the gym and do some cardio later on.

South Korean women will live longer than the rest of us in the future

South Korean women will live longer than the rest of us in the future More than half of women born in South Korea in 2030 will be expected to live to more than 90 years old, an increase of 6.Men will be expected to average 84 years in the future as well, an increase of 7 years over 2010 babies.

In The Wake of Marathon Streamer's Death, Twitch Community Discusses Healthy Streaming Practices

In The Wake of Marathon Streamer's Death, Twitch Community Discusses Healthy Streaming Practices World of Tanks streamer Brian “Poshybrid” Vigneault’s recent death during a 24-hour charity stream rattled the Twitch community.Despite his unknown cause of death, the Twitch community is reconsidering the toll sleep deprivation takes on marathon streamers.

Nokia to rebrand Withings portfolio, redesign HealthMate app

Nokia to rebrand Withings portfolio, redesign HealthMate app All existing and future Withings products will be sold under the Nokia brand, starting this summer.This applies to Withings’ smart scales, trackers, blood pressure monitors, thermometers, home cameras, and more.