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5 Best Apps For a Healthy Mind

We’ve previously written about great apps designed to help improve your physical fitness, but what if you are looking for ways to improve your...
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A Textile Material That Keeps Itself Germ-Free?

Scientists have developed a novel weapon in the battle against deadly hospital-acquired infections - a textile that disinfects itself. And independent tests show it can...
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Should Dogs Be Allowed in Hospitals?

Over the past couple of decades it has become increasingly common to find dogs lounging around offices during work hours. Now our furry friends are making...
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Marijuana: 4 Facts Every Nurse Needs To Know

Since the beginning of the last century, the use of marijuana in the United States has been a legal taboo, no matter what the...
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Implantable Wireless Devices Trigger, and May Block, Pain Signals

Building on wireless technology that has the potential to interfere with pain, scientists have developed flexible, implantable devices that can activate -- and, in...
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Screen Time Or Story Time?

Pediatricians, educators, and parents have always agreed on at least one thing: reading to your toddler - early on in life and regularly -...
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Defeating Breast Cancer Through Crowdsourcing

A California software company, http://www.YourScan.org, has put out a call to women who have had to face the difficult diagnosis of breast cancer:  Donate...
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Best Running Apps For Nurses

Happy 2016! Did you know the number one New Year's resolution is to “lose weight,” with the number five resolution listed as “staying fit and...
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Surgeon Uses iPhone To Diagnose His Own Cancer

A vascular surgeon using his own neck to test an iPhone-based portable ultrasonic scanner found that cancerous cells were present. MIT Technology Review reported, "Black-and gray...
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WATCH: A Rap Video on the Importance of Hand Hygiene

Let’s take a look at the lighter side of infection prevention with this fun video about the importance of hand-washing! In the video below, UAB Medicine employees, led...

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