Nov 29, 2017

House of Representatives Passes Telehealth Bill For Veterans, But Security Issues Remain

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The beleaguered US Veterans healthcare system is not a new problem; complaints have been numerous, while solutions have been few. Now, the US House of Representatives has passed the Veterans E-Health and Telemedicine Support Act of 2017. The bill has three points, each of which carries its own safety concerns for experts and veterans alike. [...]

Nov 7, 2017

There’s a CDC Approved Shingles Vaccine on the Market

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There are few viral infections as painful as shingles – and if you had Chickenpox as a kid, you are at risk of developing shingles as an adult. While some patients may not suffer as much as others, most develop painful rashes that can take weeks to heal, and others (bout 20%) end up with [...]

Nov 1, 2017

Depression in Nurses Leads to an Increased Chance of Medical Errors

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There is a high burnout rate for nurses. Though they are, in many way, the unsung heroes of the medical profession, they are often overworked and underpaid. Their jobs are physically and emotionally demanding, and many of them shoulder the burden of having to care for their patients’ emotional needs, since they spend more time [...]