Christine Riederer

8 Flips | 1 Magazine | 6 Likes | @ChristineRi1nkr | Keep up with Christine Riederer on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Christine Riederer”

30 years after Prozac arrived, we still buy the lie that chemical imbalances cause depression

Some 2,000 years ago, the Ancient Greek scholar Hippocrates argued that all ailments, including mental illnesses such as melancholia, could be explained by imbalances in the four bodily fluids, or “humors.” Today, most of us like to think we know better: Depression—our term for melancholia—is …

ACA changes are aiding online health brokers

Two new federal policies will tinker with Affordable Care Act enrollment and make online insurance brokers a lot happier. During the next …

Need to lose weight? This jawbone tracker could one day help shed those pounds

The Auracle can do what no fitness tracker does by analyzing what an individual is consuming.<p>Wearables make it easy to estimate the number of …

mHealth - Trends, Challenges and Opportunities - Mobiloitte

Mobile health(mHealth) is about delivering health care via mobile. This technology refers to the portable device having the capability to create, store, retrieve and transmit data in real time between end users. And this is helping both the healthcare profession and patients to enhance the quality …

Health Care

Telemedicine Apps Make Virtual House Calls a Reality

Medicine is undergoing a virtual digital revolution, pushing the common doctor’s office visit into a brave new world of technology.<p>If you’ve broken …

Secret Amazon unit eyes cloud healthcare opportunities

A secret unit at Amazon (AMZN +1.1%) called 1492 is looking at cloud opportunities in healthcare areas such as medical records and telemedicine, …

Doctors frustrated that electronic records steal time from patients

(Reuters Health) - Dr. Rebekah Gardner has to make a choice each time she sees a patient in her Rhode Island office: she can scroll computer screens and click boxes, or she can focus on the patient and take home the computer work.<p>“We’re either left fumbling through data entry with our patient in …

Rhode Island

7 ways to not feel so overwhelmed all the time

Feeling overwhelmed? Are you constantly running from thing to thing but never getting it all done?<p>When researchers survey people, they say they’re …