Hannah Forte

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Organ Donations Spike In The Wake Of The Opioid Epidemic

On the final day of June 2015, Colin LePage rode waves of hope and despair. It started when LePage found his 30-year-old son, Chris, at home after an apparent overdose. Paramedics rushed Chris by helicopter to one of Boston's flagship medical centers.<p>Doctors revived Chris' heart, but struggled to …

Medicine

The Secret To Becoming Unbearably Attractive

<i>This post was originally published on Techealthiest as part of Healthy Narcissism Month.</i><p>People obsess way too much about the physical changes needed to become more attractive to others.<p>I'm not saying that eating right and exercising aren't important. It's just that there are other minor changes …

A College Student’s Guide to Creating a Budget, and Saving Money

I was sitting in my 4 o’clock class mentioning that I like saving money, so much so that I blog about it. One student whispered, “I wish I could save …

Commentary expresses "building resentment against the shackles" of electronic health records

Current electronic health records, also known as EHRs, have many failings. That’s according to a commentary written by Stanford faculty members Donna …

Digital Health

Meet The Weird Al Of Medicine

In “Doctors’ Declaration Of Independence,” I highlighted a growing movement of doctors who are done with the status quo healthcare system; they want to be independent of an oppressive system that is at odds with why they went into medicine. “The Story Behind Epidemic Doctor Burnout And Suicide …

Digital Health

I’m treating pregnant women with Zika and this is what it’s like

Some women decide on termination. Others carry on, despite the risks. With so much about the virus still unknown, it’s a journey for both staff and patients<p>As a medical student, I remember reading books about the early days of the HIV epidemic and wondering what it was like for doctors to take care …

A Better Safety Net for Young Doctors

A Harvard program coaches new medical residents to ask veteran doctors for help more often, and older doctors to offer that help more readily<p>In hospitals, summer is the season when newly minted medical school graduates start their first year of residency, taking on patient care with little hands-on …

Medical Technology

This Children's Hospital In Dallas Is Reimagining The Healthcare Business Model

The problem was that, although its patients were getting excellent care once they entered the facility, the health indicators in the community as a whole were getting worse, especially with regard to chronic conditions such as diabetes and asthma. Durovich was determined to fix the problem.<p>So he …

Innovation

What to make for dinner when you really don’t feel like cooking

When summer humidity has you sweating as much as you normally do mid-HIIT class, the last thing you’re thinking about is turning on your stove or …

Recipes

More Effective Than Anxiety Meds: How Mindfulness Changes Your Brain

<b>Categories</b>Depression, Anxiety & Mental Health, DNA, the Brain & The Human Body, Health, Meditation, Yoga, Grounding & Mindfulness, Science and …

Mindfulness

Keep on running: train your brain

Even amateur sportspeople can learn to stave off exhaustion with a few mental tricks, says Amit Katwala<p>Where does fatigue come from? It doesn’t come from the body. Even when people exercise to exhaustion, studies have shown that there is fuel left in the tank – one found there was enough energy …

Obama's health secretary wants to make patients healthier by transforming how doctors and hospitals get paid

As President Obama closes in on his final months in office, few parts of his legacy loom larger than the Affordable Care Act, the landmark healthcare overhaul he signed in 2010 that helped extend health coverage to more than 20 million previously uninsured Americans.<p>But largely out of the …

Health Care