Here are 5 cyberbullying prevention tips. Number one is The Golden Rule. Continue reading It’s Cool to be Kind: 5 Cyberbullying Prevention Tips
FREDERICKSBURG, Virginia – Ask 10 parents how much added sugar their child consumes each day and there’s a good chance that at least 9 of them will have no clue or will underestimate it. In fact, research published in the International Journal of Obesity reported that 92 percent of the parents surveyed in the study underestimated the added sugar content in foods and beverages.
Continue reading 5 Ways for Parents to Become Savvy About Hidden Added Sugars
New product helps people love their teeth and lose the bad breath
When it comes to loving what we see in the mirror, our teeth and smile have a lot to do with how we feel about ourselves. The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry reports that 86 percent of those getting cosmetic dentistry do so to improve their physical appearance. Continue reading Improving Your Appearance and Loving your smile just got easier
Today is the birthday of Dr. Virginia Apgar, who has helped make many, many, many birthdays possible. The pioneering doctor lived from June 7, 1909, to August 7, 1974, and is the subject of today’s Google Doodle. You can’t really go through medical school without knowing Apgar’s name, at least her last name. Here’s why. Continue reading How Today’s Google Doodle, Dr. Virginia Apgar, Made A Big Difference
Ampli’s reusable blocks let scientists quickly and cheaply create diagnostic tests–and they could be especially helpful in the developing world. Continue reading This kit for making medical tests can be put together like Legos
Each year, many entrepreneurs bring their products to market. Yet, research shows that the majority of them will not make it. Among those new products each year, there will be rare items that not only make it, but that completely revolutionize an industry. That’s exactly what happened with the iWALK2.0, a medical device that is essentially giving crutches and scooters a run for their money and longevity. In fact, the company has seen such success from the sales of the device that they expect to hit their 100,000th unit sold this year.
Continue reading From Farmer to Fortune, How One Medical Device Revolutionized An Industry
Even with the most advanced prosthetics, amputees cannot feel the ground when they walk on a synthetic leg, or know if someone is touching a mechanical arm. This new MIT tech hopes to change that. Continue reading This New Prosthetic Limb Transmits Sensations Directly To The Nervous System
New CVS Health initiative seeks to solve one of the nation’s most pressing problems and a major source of consumer financial worry. Continue reading CVS Health Fights Back on High Cost Drugs by Launching Industry’s Most Comprehensive Approach to Saving Patients Money
Putting dishes on a high shelf or changing an overhead lightbulb occasionally might not be difficult, but could you imagine performing either of these tasks 4,600 times per day? How about 1 million times a year? Continue reading Ford Pilots New Exoskeleton Technology to Help Lessen Chance of Worker Fatigue, Injury
Heart cells grown in a lab and assembled in the shape of the organ will eventually start beating in unison–and create a heart for a patient that has a higher chance of success in a transplant than one from another human. Continue reading Working, Beating Hearts Will Soon Be 3D-Printed From Patients’ Own Cells