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Backyard Summer Fun & Safety

Backyard Summer Fun & Safety

Planning on doing some grilling by the pool this summer? Read on for tips to keep all the swimmers and grillers in your family safe this summer When it gets hot, we know everyone likes...
grilled pizza

Healthy Eats: Grilled Pizza

Want pizza with a crispy, chewy crust and delightful smoky flavor? Then try throwing your pizza pie on the grill! Before brushing it off as a silly idea, consider some of the perks of...

Go Online, Visit the Doctor

Sarah Jacobs reports on MeMD, a healthcare solution that brings the doctor to you - online: Imagine logging on to talk with a physician over your lunch break, instead of taking 2-3 hours...

MeMD Aims to Lower Employers’ On-Demand Healthcare Costs

Many people who visit the emergency room need something less urgent and even simple: advice, direction, an antibiotic or refill. John Shufeldt, M.D., has seen this in practicing emergency medicine and over the course...

You can see the doctor now, online

If any of the employees of Goodmans Interior Structures office get sick, they won't need to call their primary care doctor, make an appointment, or spend time in the waiting room reading out-of-date magazines.
Sun safety month

Fun in the Sun Safety Month

As summer starts to heat up, you may be excited for all that comes along with it: barbeques, outdoor sports and time at the pool or beach. These quintessential summertime activities are some of...
Summer spring rolls

Healthy Eats: Summer Spring Rolls

Beat the heat this summer with this recipe that is sure to be a crowd pleaser. These rolls make a great starter or can be the main event. Because they are not fried, they...

AZ Doctor Creates Business where Medical Care Meets Webcam

SCOTTSDALE, AZ (CBS5) - When you feel like garbage, the last thing you want to do is spend hours sitting in the emergency room. If you have a web camera, you can meet with your...
Indoor Exercises

Six Indoor Exercises

Escape the Summer Sun with these 6 Indoor Activities Swimming, barbecues, baseball games – the start of summer brings all kinds of fun outdoor activities. Depending on where you live it can also means sweltering...

MeMD Telehealth Enhances Wellness Benefits for Office Furniture Company

Phoenix - MeMD, an online health care provider, recently inked a deal with Goodmans Interior Structures, a leader in workspace solutions, to expand its employee health and wellness program. Now, Goodmans employees have access...

Using Technology To Reduce Sick Leave and Employee Absenteeism

Do you get frustrated with your workers who take sick leaves too often? Do you find it difficult to track employee attendance? Do you know what all of these sick days really cost your...

See the doctor without leaving home

Tired of being sick, but even more tired of waiting around to see a doctor? If this sounds like you, then you might want to check why so many Valley people are turning to...

MeMD Partners with National Urgent Care Franchise Doctors Express

Scottsdale, Ariz. - In a partnership that launches urgent care medicine into the World Wide Web, the MeMD virtual health care service became the official national partner of Doctors Express, the first national urgent...

California Prison Medical Costs Are Too High

(AP) SACRAMENTO, CALIF. As the state prepares to resume control of inmate medical care, it must find ways to reduce costs that are triple the national average, the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst's Office said...

Entrepreneur Physician’s Many Hats

When John Shufeldt, MD, JD, MBA, FACEP, was 4 years old he had a book called The Physician. He couldn't read it, but he looked at all the pictures and knew even then that...
Health Brief: Almost Alcoholics

Health Brief: Almost Alcoholics

For years there have been standards for alcoholism, but studies at Harvard Medical School are presenting a new list of symptoms that correlate to drinkers who are considered ‘almost alcoholics’. Read the checklist below; if...
Detox Yoga Poses

Weekend Workout: Yoga Poses to Help You Detox

When you hear the word detox you probably think one of two things: that the term has something to do with celebrities checking in to swanky rehab facilities, or that you'll be consuming nothing...
Summer Mocktails

Healthy Drinks: Fun Summer Mocktails

Who said non-alcoholic drinks had to be boring? Freshen up your refreshments with these fun-for-all party drinks! Whether you are throwing a backyard BBQ or hosting a book-club luncheon you can offer your guests...

Doctors Say Flu Diagnosis is Only a Click Away with New Technology

The season of influenza is near and statistics show that the flu is most common in college students. A vision from a group of doctors that has spread amongst the valley in which to...

Telemedicine’s Impact on Urgent Care: What You Need to Know

Urgent care providers are well positioned to take advantage of new market opportunities being driven by consumers and employers who increasingly look to the Internet for on-demand medicine. Telemedicine represents one such opportunity.