Julie Viola

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Catholic Hospitals Sued For Refusing Emergency Care To Pregnant Women

The ACLU filed a lawsuit Thursday against Trinity Health Corporation, which operates nearly 80 hospitals nationwide. The case is only the most recent of many controversies involving Catholic hospitals, which refuse abortions under all circumstances.<p>The American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday …

Like Instagram for doctors, Figure 1 app now has 500,000 users

Early this summer, a resident at Kentwood Manor Nursing Home in rural Louisiana had a leg wound that wouldn't heal. The staff and specialists in the region were flummoxed, so nursing head Karey Thigpen turned to a social network created by Toronto startup Figure 1 Inc.<p>After rifling through …

Edible Perennials: Building Your Personal ‘Food Forest’

Edible Perennials: Building Your Personal ‘Food Forest’<p>With its newest public park, Seattle is planning something radical. In the midst of its …

New stethoscope shows how technology can reinvent health care

About 200 years ago, a French physician rolled a sheet of paper into a cylinder and held it up to the chest of a patient. The creation was crude and simple, but it worked. Rene Laenneac could better hear his patient's heartbeat, and the stethoscope was born.<p>Today, the stethoscope remains a fixture …

Plantation Pineapple Stiggins’ Fancy Rum

Once a highly favorable sipping spirit in Dickensian England, pineapple rum faded from fashion and was all but lost until Maison Ferrand proprietor and rum master blender Alexandre Gabriel partnered with spirits historian David Wondrich. In 2014, the duo introduced a Plantation Pineapple Stiggins' …

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Brass, Walnut & Technology: Love Hultén's Beautiful Furniture Combines Old-School and Hi-Tech

The Swedish designer/builder perfectly bridges both worlds<p>There are not many designers who could take the concept of a 19th-Century writing desk and …

Healthcare Natural Language Processing Market to Reach $2.67B by 2020

The global healthcare Natural Language Processing (NLP) market is expected to grow from $1.10 billion in 2015 to $2.67 billion by 2020, at a CAGR of …

6 Herbal Medicines You Can Make for Common Ailments

In all our efforts to move to more sustainable living, growing our own food and going green with energy, why wouldn’t we also try to kick our bad …

Will Doctors On-Demand Disrupt the Health Care Industry?

A bundle of new startups are attempting to disrupt the healthcare market by providing "on-demand" services. Pager, one of the most recent apps to join the game, will send a doctor or nurse to your house at the touch of a mobile button.<p>More and more, people are foregoing the headache of an ER or …

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Google Is Now Alphabet, And That Spells Big Things For Healthcare

If you’re searching for reasons why Google has renamed itself Alphabet, here’s one: It positions the tech company to expand into health care, which could be very healthy for its long-term fortunes.<p>Google’s health care ambitions are no secret. In the past year alone, the company has teased a pill …

UPDATE 2-Pharmacy benefit manager CVS urges rewrite for U.S. heart guidelines

(Adds comments by the AHA and ACC, information on 2013 guidelines)<p>By Deena Beasley and Ransdell Pierson<p>Aug 10 (Reuters) - CVS Health Corp, the second-largest manager of drug benefit plans for U.S. employers and insurers, asked heart specialists on Monday to revamp guidelines for treating patients …