Eating Healthy on a Budget: How to Make Nutritiously Fiscal Decisions
Home Health
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Home Health
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Eating Healthy on a Budget: How to Make Nutritiously Fiscal Decisions

andrewheikkila - August 8, 2018

  According to the CDC’s most recent data, a whopping 93.3 million adults in the US (39.8 percent) are obese. Unfortunately, the prevalence of adult obesity in…

Where Does AI Currently Stand in Healthcare?
Artificial Intelligence
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Artificial Intelligence
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Where Does AI Currently Stand in Healthcare?

andrewheikkila - June 14, 2018

If there’s one thing that the future of healthcare can’t seem to escape, it’s the promise and potential of artificial intelligence (AI). Though the field has been…

How Nurses Can Prevent Infection From Spreading in a Hospital
Health care
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Health care
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How Nurses Can Prevent Infection From Spreading in a Hospital

andrewheikkila - June 11, 2018

  For many decades, nurses have spread cheer through hospitals, putting smiles on the faces of their patients while caring for them. However, nurses can spread more…

Dealing With Grief in the Healthcare Field
Health care
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Health care
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Dealing With Grief in the Healthcare Field

andrewheikkila - May 11, 2018

  Healthcare professionals have long struggled with the emotional conflict that comes with the death of a patient — it’s simple human nature to grieve when someone…

Why We Have So Few Clinical Cannabis Studies, and Why We Need More
Health care
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Health care
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Why We Have So Few Clinical Cannabis Studies, and Why We Need More

andrewheikkila - February 14, 2018

  As public interest in the medical applications for cannabis grow, ordinary citizens and researchers alike have begun questioning why more large-scale clinical trials haven’t been done…

Misinformation and Medical Marijuana: Why Public Perception Matters in MMJ Policy
Health care
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Health care
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Misinformation and Medical Marijuana: Why Public Perception Matters in MMJ Policy

andrewheikkila - January 31, 2018

When you think of cannabis — or marijuana, as some call it — what do you think of? Do you conjure images of Cheech and Chong and…

Advanced Data Analytics and Machine Learning in Healthcare Cybersecurity
eHealth
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eHealth
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Advanced Data Analytics and Machine Learning in Healthcare Cybersecurity

andrewheikkila - January 15, 2018

Cybersecurity has become a major issue in the past couple of years, with the frequency and severity of attacks on organizations around the world steadily rising. The…

Medical Machinations: The Future of Human Tech Implants
Medical Innovations
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Medical Innovations
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Medical Machinations: The Future of Human Tech Implants

andrewheikkila - December 5, 2017

Man’s obsession with living forever is nothing new. Tales of Spanish conquistadors seeking the Fountain of Youth span centuries back, while religions new and old have grappled…

Medical Ethics
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Are Melodic Intonation Therapy and Rhythmic Mechanisms Enough to Legitimize Music Therapy?

andrewheikkila - May 19, 2016

Music has its roots in mysticism, magic, and religion--but is there something scientific behind the power of rhythm and pitch? It was Arthur C. Clark, after all,…

Health Reform
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Facts and Figures vs. The “Frivolous Medical Malpractice” Narrative

andrewheikkila - April 29, 2016

10 years ago, medical malpractice took center stage in the U.S. political arena when John Edwards was announced as 2004 Democratic Presidential Candidate John Kerry’s running mate.…