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The Five Senses: Touch and Acupuncture by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 20 Mar 2012 11:07am The following writeup appeared in Fall 2011 edition of the Voice — the alumni magazine of my alma mater, Carleton College — as part of an article exploring the five senses: Sometimes, fingertips are more useful medical tools than X-ray or MRI machines. When Marilyn Yohe ’88 ushers somebody into her treatment room, one of her first task ... Read on »
Sense of Touch May Influence Gender Perception by HealthFinder Posted Sun 16 Jan 2011 12:00pm healthnewslink Notions of tough, tender may have some bodily truth, researchers say. SUNDAY, Jan. ... Read on »
Sense of Touch Effects Thoughts and Behavior by Your Therapy Source Posted Tue 29 Jun 2010 2:11am The journal Science published research on how a human's sense of touch influences thoughts and behavior. Subjects participated in various experiments to see how an objects weight, texture and hardness can influence decision making. In one experiment, the researchers had the subjects sit in hard or soft chairs and negotiate prices of a car. Th ... Read on »
Sense of Touch 'Faster' in Those Blind From Birth by HealthFinder Posted Wed 27 Oct 2010 10:00am healthnewslink Heightened tactile processing may account for 'remarkable speed' of some Braille readers. ... Read on »
Sense of Touch 'Faster' in Those Blind from Birth by Medline Plus Posted Wed 27 Oct 2010 1:00pm Heightened tactile processing may account for 'remarkable speed' of some Braille readers By Robert Preidt Wednesday, October 27, 2010 WEDNESDAY, Oct. 27 (HealthDay News) -- The sense of touch works faster in people who have been blind from birth than in those with normal vision or ... Read on »
The Senses: TOUCH by Kabaray Posted Fri 17 Jul 2009 11:22am I hold my Maisy book in my right hand and I bang it with my left hand, over and over and over. Sometimes I bang in time to the music, sometimes I bang in time to my singing, but I always bang my book... it makes me feel safe and happy. My Maisy book is squashy and smooth, and so is my pig book and my dolphin book. Before Mummy and Daddy gave ... Read on »
Loving touch may be key to healthy sense of self by Niell A. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Mon 14 Oct 2013 5:25am An affective touch is typically received from a loved one and plays an important role in developing our sense of self.  Posted by Neill Abayon A new study suggests that a gentle caress may be the key to feeling comfortable with one's self. Researchers say a loving touch may increase the brain's ability to construct a sen ... Read on »
5 Ways to Make Your Dollars Make Sense - By Michael Shuman by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted Fri 17 Feb 2012 6:33am This excerpt originally appeared on Yes! Magazine’s website. Concerned about Wall Street’s devastating impact on communities? Then invest in yourselfthe most local investment of all. Americans’ long-term savings in stocks, bonds, pension, life insurance, and mutual funds total about $30 trillion. But not even 1 percent ... Read on »
EarlySense makes touch-less vital sign monitoring a reality: Podcast by David W. Patient Expert Posted Fri 11 Oct 2013 2:47pm EarlySense make a sensor that goes under a patient’s mattress and monitors heart rate, respiration and movement without needing to affix any leads to a patient. It makes it feasible to conduct monitoring outside of an intensive care unit or inpatient hospital bed, helps reduces “alarm fatigue” by cutting down on false signals, and can improve ... Read on »
EarlySense makes touch-less vital sign monitoring a reality: Transcript by David W. Patient Expert Posted Thu 24 Oct 2013 12:23pm This is the transcript of my recent podcast with EarlySense’s president, Tim O’Malley. David E. Williams: This is David Williams, president of Health Business Group . I’m speaking with Tim O’Malley, president of EarlySense . Tim, thanks for joining me today. Tim O’Malley: Thanks, David, for having me on. Williams: Tim, can you e ... Read on »