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Fun, Heart-Healthy Exercises

The Weekend Workout: Fun, Heart-Healthy Exercises

Just like weight-lifting strengthens your muscles, regular exercise makes your heart (which is also a muscle) stronger. The stronger your heart is, the more blood it can pump with each beat - meaning your...
Health Brief: The Heart Truth

Health Brief: The Heart Truth

You may be surprised to learn that cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in the United States; each year taking more lives than all forms of cancer combined. One out of...
Turkey Burger Recipe

Healthy Eats: Turkey Burger

Cooking up heart-healthy meals for you and your family doesn't mean you have to sacrifice flavor. Increasing your heart health requires no secret ingredients. It simply means making dishes that are lower in cholesterol,...

Point. Click. Cure

KPIX 02/07/2012: Do you ever put off going to the doctor because it's a hassle or it's too expensive? Well, now you can see a real MD and get a prescription - all from...

HHS Reports Progress on Telehealth Regulations

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services is making "significant progress" toward new and revised rules that would save the healthcare industry billions of dollars, including ones that will address privileging and credentialing...

Your Health Matters: Telemedicine

CADILLAC -- For Dr. Nelson Pou OBGYN is his specialty, and he believes strongly in the safety of his patients. That's why the Mercy Hospital Cadillac physician says a new form of technology is...

Video Consults with Dermatologists Improve Treatment

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - After a live video consult with a dermatologist, almost every patient who'd previously been checked out by a primary care doctor had a change in their diagnosis or in...
The Weekend Workout: 3 Moves to Tone Your Core

The Weekend Workout: 3 Moves to Tone Your Core

Socializing, errands, chores and to-do lists; your weekends are jam-packed and getting to the gym often takes a backseat to other priorities. Check out these three moves that will work your core; with no...
Black Bean and Corn Quinoa

Healthy Eats: Quinoa

This month's recipe features quinoa, a delicious whole "grain" that is easy to digest, full of high quality protein and fiber, and can form the basis of many a delicious meal. Right about now...

Telemedicine is on the Rise

As a progressive new form of quality and convenient health, telehealth practices are growing, especially in rural areas, as it improves quality, access and cost of care. However, with a reimbursement model not clearly...

Telemedicine Brings Emergency Help to Rural America

LA CROSSE, Wis. -- Patients in rural areas are now finding better access to their doctors. Advanced technology is allowing them to connect from far away even in some emergency situations. Just...

Creating Connections to Help Those with Brain Injuries in Southwest Virginia

The 9 a.m. videoconference greetings were filled with typical morning salutations until Jean Groseclose noticed that her friend Dan Cobb was logged in. "There's my handsome man," she said with a smile. ...

Telehealth Can Reduce Patient Mortality Risk, U.K. Study Finds

The use of telehealth technology can reduce patient mortality rates by 45%, according to a study by the United Kingdom's Department of Health, Becker's Hospital Review reports. Study Details The findings are based...

When the Doctor Calls

Cold and flu season is a nightmarish event for most parents, especially when a little one brings it home and contaminates the rest of the clan. Fevers, coughs, sore throats, and runny noses pass...

Coverage from our Health Care of the Future event

The Phoenix Business Journal hosted its second annual Health Care of the Future roundtable discussion Wednesday to address some of the changes and innovations that continue to reshape Arizona's medical industry. The event,...

Health Brief: Arm Yourself This Cold and Flu Season

SCOTTSDALE, AZ -“ (November 18, 2011) Despite great strides in modern medicine, there are still no known cures for the common cold or the flu. To help keep you and your family healthy this...

MeMD Doctors Are Online And Ready To See You

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - (November 7, 2011) Midway through the fall semester at an Arizona high school, a school nurse sent 16-year old Danielle home after three days of worsening sinus pressure, nausea, and runny...

10 Benefits of Health IT

Based on analysis from sources including the Department of Health & Human Services and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA) has identified 10 significant benefits of telemedicine, eHealth and health...

MeMD reaches out to remote, rural regions

When Haley Wilson's 5-year-old son began vomiting, crying and complaining of a sore throat one recent Saturday morning, she didn't know what to do. Wilson figured her son Jake had a strep infection. But...