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Interactive Technology in Healthcare Education


Healthcare professionals are under pressure to remember, utilize and absorb vast amounts of new or changing information in increasing volume. This surge has led to new and improved computer-based tools for many healthcare activities and to an explosion in the marketplace of tools used in instruction and education of healthcare workers.

Oral Chelation - Is It Better Than Intravenous Chelation?


Intravenous Chelation was the most common practice until a few years back; however, with the introduction of oral chelation it became the preferred choice of most patients and doctors. There were a number of contributing factors to this shift of choice, the prime aspect being the cost factor.

Generic Drug: Its Pros and Cons


A generic drug can be defined as an identical, or bioequivalent to a brand name drug in its dosage form, safety, strength, route of administration, quality, performance characteristics and intended use. Although generic drugs are chemically identical to their branded counterparts, they are typically sold at substantial discounts from the branded price.

The True Meaning of Alternative Medicine


Alternative medicine is a type of therapeutic practice that is not considered to be a part of traditional or conventional medical treatment. People use alternative medicine instead of using traditional medical treatment.

To Buy Pain Meds Online, a Dangerous Move


Many people want to buy pain meds online simply because it is cheaper for them. Recently, thousands of online pharmacies have popped up offering for people to buy pain meds online without a prescription.

Cholesterol Treatments Options: Statins


Satins are pharmacuetical drugs that work by restricting the enzyme HMG CoA reductase. This is an enzyme which regulates how fast a rate cholesterol is produced in the body.

Mexico: Drugs Galore!


You are going to find this incredible and I assure you I am not making any of this up: You can waltz into any pharmacy (Farmacia) in Mexico and buy almost anything without a prescription. Except for controlled substances, you can get most anything you want or need simply by asking.

The Unique Benefits of Medical Adjustable Beds


With more medical advantages, an adjustable bed finds more functions in a hospital or a nursing home. It provides relief to people who are bed-ridden or those who have to stay in bed for long hours and can be adjusted either manually or electrically.

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Cannabis is medicine — don't make it taste good - Harvard Health Blog  Harvard Health

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Old Crow Medicine Show Cover 'Old Town Road' at Bonnaroo 2019  The Boot

Old Crow Medicine Show covered Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus' Old Town Road on the first night of Bonnaroo 2019.


DiMe: Calling all who serve in digital medicine  STAT

A new professional society aims to bring together clinicians, ethicists, engineers, cybersecurity professionals, and others working in digital medicine.


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The Trump administration is cutting back funding for research involving fetal tissue. What is fetal tissue and why is it important for medical research?


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Counterfeit medicine a 'growing threat': EU study  CNA

Criminal networks deliver fake drugs to customers who order them through "unauthorised and unregulated" online pharmacies or social media pages AFP/HO.


E-cigarette use, flavorings may increase heart disease risk, study finds  Stanford Medical Center Report

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New Progress in Stem-Cell-Free Regenerative Medicine  Singularity Hub

Thinking outside the stem cell box, two teams have now explored alternative paths towards repairing damaged tissue, both inside and outside the body.


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