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For Headache, Telemedicine May Be As Effective As In-Person Visit

For people with headache, seeing the neurologist by video for treatment may be as effective as an in-person visit, according to a study published...
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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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Should Technology Be Used To Boost Empathy-Based Medicine?

Should existing digital technologies be used to enable a paradigm shift in current healthcare delivery which focuses on tests, treatments and targets rather than...
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Virtual Humans Help Aspiring Doctors Learn Empathy

For medical student Katie Goldrath, the first time delivering difficult health news came when she had to tell a young woman named Robin and...
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Wireless Power Can Drive Tiny Electronic Devices In The GI Tract

Imagers, gastric pacemakers and other diagnostic and therapeutic tools could someday transform the way diseases of the gastrointestinal tract are measured and treated. But...
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Can Virtual Reality Help Prevent Falls In The Elderly And Others?

Every year, falls lead to hospitalization or death for hundreds of thousands of elderly Americans. Standard clinical techniques generally cannot diagnose balance impairments before...
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NPs Step In To Fill Growing Need For House Calls

Nurse practitioners are increasingly providing house calls for frail and elderly patients, eclipsing any other specialties in number of home visits in 2013, new...
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Study Shows Working The Night Shift And Workplace Incivility Increases Nurse Turnover

A recent study focusing on why there is higher employee turnover for nurses will have you saying, uhh, yeah, we know. It should come as...
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5 Tech Tools Every Student Nurse Needs

Somehow I’ve become a professional student. I’ve been going to school for way too long, for a variety of different reasons. Currently I’m proclaiming...
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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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