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What’s the Beef between Texas and Telemedicine?

What’s the Beef between Texas and Telemedicine?

Everything’s bigger in Texas, or so the saying goes. However, it’s unlikely that telemedicine will ever get very big in Texas in the wake of a recent ruling by the Texas Medical Board that severely hobbles, if not cripples, the ...

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Why Telemedicine Needs Widespread Broadband Access to Thrive

Why Telemedicine Needs Widespread Broadband Access to Thrive

Telemedicine — the use of telecommunications technology to facilitate the remote diagnosis and treatment of patients — holds out the promise of health care that is more cost-effective and higher in quality. However, to fully realize its promise, telemedicine requires ...

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9 Reasons Telemedicine Is Here to Stay

9 Reasons Telemedicine Is Here to Stay

Telemedicine, defined by the American Telemedicine Association as ¨the remote delivery of health care services and clinical information using telecommunications technology,¨ is growing in popularity, according to a late 2014 survey. In a survey taken at the annual conference of ...

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Unplanned Pregnancies Higher Among Military Women

Unplanned Pregnancies Higher Among Military Women

A recent study has discovered that the rate of unintended pregnancy among women in the military is double that of the general public. In a study conducted by the non-profit organization Ibis Reproductive Health, it was reported that an estimated ...

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Cool Date Ideas – San Diego, California

Cool Date Ideas – San Diego, California

Rapper, poet, and California enthusiast 2pac once declared, “It’s all good from Diego to the bay.” And he was right; Diego is definitely good. Now, 2pac may not have had San Diego’s drive-in theaters, quaint coffee houses, and wonderful nightlife ...

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Girl Launches Hello Kitty To Space

Girl Launches Hello Kitty To Space

A Hello Kitty doll has become the first ever adorable cat mascot to reach the stratosphere. Lauren Rojas, a seventh grader in Antioch, California used a balloon kit to send Hello Kitty into near-space for her school’s science fair. The ...

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Calcium Pills Hurt Men’s Hearts

Calcium Pills Hurt Men’s Hearts

It is becoming increasingly common for older men to take calcium pills for their cardiovascular benefits, but in an unfortunate ironic twist, a new study published in Online First is reporting that calcium pills may actually be linked to heart ...

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