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BBC Research Report Foresees Significant Growth in Global Telemedicine Market

BBC Research Report Foresees Significant Growth in Global Telemedicine Market

Telemedicine refers to the practice of delivering patient care from afar through the use of cutting-edge communications systems. It’s a rapidly burgeoning area of medical practice, estimated at a worldwide value of $23.8 billion in 2016 according to a report ...

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Telemedicine’s Benefits are Appealing to Employers

Telemedicine’s Benefits are Appealing to Employers

Always on the lookout for ways to improve efficiency and cut costs, American employers, both large and small, are increasingly embracing telemedicine as a cost-effective way to keep their employees healthy and productive. For large-scale employers, the trend has been ...

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Scientists:ED Drug’s Benefits Extend to Dementia Too

Scientists:ED Drug’s Benefits Extend to Dementia Too

British researchers have uncovered promising preliminary evidence that tadalafil, the active ingredient in the impotence drug Cialis, may someday play a key role in preventing vascular dementia, one of the most common forms of this serious cognitive disorder. As its ...

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Portland Doctors Point to ‘Female Viagra’ for Potential Eye Disease Treatment

Portland Doctors Point to ‘Female Viagra’ for Potential Eye Disease Treatment

Flibanserin was widely touted by its supporters as the long-awaited answer to the prayers of women suffering from hypoactive sexual desire disorder, or HSDD, the most common form of female sexual dysfunction. Despite all the hype, it has failed to ...

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Is Legalized Marijuana Cutting Medicare Prescription Costs?

Is Legalized Marijuana Cutting Medicare Prescription Costs?

Against the backdrop of steadily climbing prescription drug prices, a recent study has detected a small — but promising — trend that in time could help to bring those prices under control. The study also indicates that medicinal marijuana might ...

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Halfway Through 2016, We Take Telemedicine’s Temperature

Halfway Through 2016, We Take Telemedicine’s Temperature

Experts who thought telemedicine would be a red-hot solution in 2016 for expanded healthcare access and cost control are finding the response to be slightly tepid. In a recent report, telemedicine was found to be more commonly used and accepted ...

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How Telemedicine is Helping Veterans with Healthcare Access

How Telemedicine is Helping Veterans with Healthcare Access

A panel has determined that viable healthcare solutions exist for the plethora of problems that plague the Department of Veterans Affairs’ health care system. It also appears that telemedicine tops the list of remedies to be used today, and will ...

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Should Your Employer Offer Free Telemedicine?

Should Your Employer Offer Free Telemedicine?

If you could “see your doctor” get a prescription and never have to leave your home or office, would you do it? Some people are opting to manage their healthcare in just that way, through something known as telemedicine – ...

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How to Avoid These 5 Medicare Open Enrollment Scams

How to Avoid These 5 Medicare Open Enrollment Scams

It’ll soon be that time of year when a myriad of confusing Medicare plan options are offered up to those who qualify for a period of open enrollment. But experts say, if you are a beneficiary, you need to use ...

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6 Ways Good Sex is Great for Your Health

6 Ways Good Sex is Great for Your Health

What if the secret to better health was simply having a better sex life? Research indicates that people who have an active, healthy sex life are in fact healthier human beings- and gender is not even a factor. According to ...

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