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Health, life expectancy, and management choices for men with localized prostate cancer by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor Posted Mon 17 Jan 2011 12:00am When men are initially diagnosed with localized prostate cancer, they face numerous management options including watchful waiting and active surveillance under appropriate circumstances. In general, physicians tend to recommend treatment if the patient’s reasonable life expectancy is 10 years or more. However, the accurate estimat ... Read on »
Health Tip: What to Expect After Childbirth by HealthFinder Posted Wed 06 Jun 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink Give yourself time to recover (HealthDay News) -- If you've just given birth, it's important ... Read on »
Health Tip: What to Expect After Childbirth by Medline Plus Posted Wed 06 Jun 2012 7:00am Give yourself time to recover Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Childbirth Read on »
“mHealth Moving Faster than Expected”–Did Someone Just Wake Up–It’s Been Moving Fast For a Number by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 10 Nov 2010 2:30pm Back in the middle of 2007 I was listening and talking about Craig Mundie from Microsoft and what they were doing in 3rd world countries with supplying cell phones that work and help those who can’t read.  Now we are trying to help and show value for those “who can read”.  The images here go back and allow one who cannot read to touch the scre ... Read on »
Study: Need for Health IT Workers Greater Than Expected in TexasReporting Technology’s Impact on Healthcare by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 06 Apr 2012 12:00am According to a new Texas State University-San Marcos study, Texas will need 10,000 more health IT workers by 2013. The study calls previous estimates that the state would need 3,500 additional health IT workers between 2010 and 2015 “grossly inaccurate.” Austin Business Journal. from iHealthBeat ... Read on »
Poor Mental Health May Shorten Life Expectancy by A4M Posted Fri 31 Aug 2012 10:08pm Posted on Aug. 29, 2012, 6 a.m. in Longevity Mental Health Previous studies investigating the association between symptoms of mental health and life exp ... Read on »
Expectations in Health Care by Katie S. Facebook Posted Wed 09 Nov 2011 8:50pm Several times throughout our day we are customers.  When we walk into a store I think we, as customers, have certain expectations from the employees.  If they were rude and unhelpful we would take our business elsewhere.  When we go to a restaurant the same thing applies.  If the wait it too long or the food tastes like crap we aren't going ... Read on »
More reasons to expect health insurers to nose in to your private life by David W. Patient Expert Posted Tue 06 Aug 2013 3:57pm Yesterday ( When Progressive’s Flo follows your health ) I wrote about how Progressive Insurance’s Snapshot device, which provides discounts for safe drivers based on monitoring of their driving habits, could come to health care within the next decade. If people are willing to trade in their privacy for discounts on a relatively small-ticket it ... Read on »
Education --powerful factor in life expectancy and health, and we're not quite sure why? by Janet S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 10:42pm In an article, dated March 10th in the Washinton Post, entitled," Census Foresees an Older, and Wiser, America", Bloomberg News explores a new Census Bureau report on aging, commissioned by the National Institute on Aging. For the full article, click on the link above. But there is one quote that just has me shaking my head and blinking my eyes ... Read on »
Military health care is more up to date than you might expect by Jamie C. Patient Expert Posted Fri 08 Apr 2011 9:34pm An overview of Force Health Protection and Readiness Deployment Technologies and Support Programs. DT&SP provides oversight for theater health-related technology programs to ensure that DoD maximizes the use of technology and information systems to improve mission delivery and performance. Learn more here: http://deploytech.f ... Read on »