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Treadmills, Viagra, and 7 Other Famous Medical Inventions That Were Discovered by Accident

Viagra

Although medical science often yields innovation through long years of hard work and study, you might be surprised to find out that some of today’s most-used medications and medical technologies were actually discovered by accident. From treadmills to Viagra, some ...

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6 Trends in Telemedicine to Watch for 2016

Telemedicine

Telemedicine is proving itself to be a valuable component of healthcare delivery, and its role is only expected to grow in 2016. The estimated compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for the global telemedicine market is expected to remain at an ...

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Winter Weather Brings Different Skin Care Concerns

Skin care

Whatever your skin type or whether or not you have any skin conditions, your skin care probably needs to be modified once the weather turns cold. Sure, chilly weather can give you a rosy glow, but it can also dry ...

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What’s Ahead in 2016 for the Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act

Around 2.4 million people signed up for health plans under the Affordable Care Act for the first time in 2015. Altogether, 8.2 million Americans signed up for health plans through the Affordable Care Act’s insurance exchanges, and this compares to ...

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Telemedicine 2015: The Year in Review

Telemedicine

Telemedicine has continued its rapid advancements throughout 2015, and 2016 looks to only improve upon this growth. More and more physicians and hospitals are relying on telemedicine to provide patients with remote visits, remain in compliance with evolving healthcare laws, ...

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What Does the Pfizer-Allergan Deal Mean for the Consumer?

US drug giant Pfizer and Irish healthcare company Allergan are going to be friends with benefits: tax benefits. Allergan, headquartered in County Mayo, Ireland, is the producer of a number of medical products, primarily in the ophthalmic and medical aesthetics ...

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The Roadmap to Improving Telemedicine in America

Telemedicine

Telemedicine, or medical services provided through the Internet, have taken the web by storm in recent years. As more and more people have found that they simply don’t have the time to visit a doctor’s office, and as physicians have ...

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Telemedicine Making Clinical Drug Trials Faster and Cheaper

Telemedicine services

Clinical trials are a cornerstone of medical advancement. Clinical trials not only help medical professionals to determine whether a medication or piece of medical equipment is effective, but they also provide important safety information to doctors. While a particular medication ...

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What’s New in Medicare for 2016

What's new in Medicare for 2016

Medicare Part B premiums are expected to increase in 2016, but not as much as many seniors had feared. Before a new federal budget bill was signed, millions of Medicare recipients were bracing themselves for the double blow of significantly ...

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How Telemedicine Could Greatly Help Florida’s Over-65 Population

In the United States, California has the highest total number of elderly residents, but the state of Florida has the highest percentage of elderly in its population, according to the US Census Bureau. Florida has more senior citizens per capita ...

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