Frances Chung

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7 Sleep Doctors Reveal Their Favorite Tricks for Falling Asleep Fast

<i>Learn from the masters, and you'll never lie awake at night again (Image from Thinkstock)</i><p>Sleep doctors toss and turn sometimes -- but it's never for long. That's because they use scientifically-sound methods to lull themselves into dreamland. Steal their techniques so you can finally get a good …

How one woman turned her cancer diagnosis into a health care startup - Phoenix Business Journal

By Francine Hardaway <br>– Guest blogger<p>May 12, 2015, 2:02pm MST<p>What do you do when you are a woman in Silicon Valley, age 50, and you get a cancer …

Meet The Machine That Could Replace Anesthesiologists

It can only be used for simple procedures for now, but that's changing quickly<p>Say hello to the hunk of plastic that could replace your anesthesiologist.<p>Right now, only four U.S. hospitals are using the Sedasys anesthesiology machine to sedate patients before surgery. Johnson & Johnson has been …

Medicine

Streaming a ‘Netflix’ Innovation for Health Care

It is time to bring medicine home. To be truly patient-centric, we need to think about the patient before he or she leaves home, not just when the …

The Right Dose of Exercise for a Longer Life

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Modern fitness research offers many potent reminders that physical activity is one of the best “preventive drugs” for many common …

Apple’s potentially life-saving ResearchKit is now available to the public

During its big Apple Watch announcement last month, Apple also unveiled a major new iPhone-related initiative that could make a real difference for …

7 Secrets to Hitting Your Reset Button

Dr. Michael Roizen is the Medical Director of the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute and the four-time #1 New York Times bestselling author of …

Dream Big: Supplements For Sleep And Recovery

An old adage asserts that fitness is 80 percent diet, 20 percent exercise, but that equation is missing 33 percent: the 8 hours you should be …

Here's What You Can Really Do With Apple's Health App

Source: Apple.com<p>Many users have complained that Apple’s Health app hasn’t lived up to the hype surrounding its launch with iOS 8. It’s more complex …

Apps

My Brain’s Stronger Than Your Brain

In a recent episode of The Tim Ferris Show (my favorite podcast, behind The Productivity Show, of course), Tim Ferris interviews Arnold …

Meditation

Patients Bounce Back Faster From Surgery With Hospitals’ New Protocol

Clear liquids and pain meds before surgery, less IV fluid during and fewer narcotics afterward<p>Hospitals are starting to abandon the time-honored drill for surgery patients— including fasting, heavy IV fluids, powerful post-op narcotics and bed rest—amid growing evidence that the lack of nutrients, …

Medicine

The Star | Canada's largest daily

Delivered dailyThe Morning Headlines Newsletter<p>Subscribe<p>The Toronto Star and thestar.com, each property of Toronto Star Newspapers Limited, One Yonge …

New to Meditation

<b>“Stepping out of the busyness, stopping our endless pursuit of getting somewhere else, is perhaps the most beautiful offering we can make to our</b> …

Do-it-yourself healthcare is closer than you think - ExtremeTech

By on March 20, 2015 at 12:01 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>AUSTIN–Healthcare-related …

Nosta & Friends: Digital Health’s Biggest Ally—Today’s Medical Student

In this edition of Nosta & Friends, John Nosta welcomes his friend, Chanel Fischetti, a fourth year medical student at the University of California …

Women's Sleep Health and MyApnea.Org: Opportunities to 'Power' Future Research and 'Personalize' Medicine

<i>By: Emily Kontos, Sc.D. and Susan Redline, M.D., M.P.H., Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA for the Society for Women's Health Interdisciplinary Network on Sleep</i><p>Over the past decade much progress has been made in identifying sex and gender differences in many health outcomes including sleep …

ResearchKit may be Apple's most impactful new product

Forget watches and notebooks. Apple's ResearchKit has the potential to really make a difference.<p>On Monday, Apple unveiled a new, ultra-thin MacBook, …

Digital Health

Apple ResearchKit app MyHeart Counts hits home for tech reporter

One of the medical research apps Apple introduced last week, MyHeart Counts, struck a personal chord.<p>That’s because six years ago this month, I had a heart attack.<p>MyHeart Counts, developed by cardiologists at Stanford University School of Medicine, is designed to take advantage of the widespread …

Medical Research