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Free Online Medical Care for Arizona and California College Students

With final exams around the corner, college students flock to libraries and rev up for all-night study sessions. As stress levels increase and sleep declines, students' ability to fend off sickness becomes more difficult...

Many U.S. Women Live Far from Maternity Care

updated 3/1/2012 - Some U.S. women, especially in the rural West, live more than an hour's drive from a hospital with maternity care, a new study finds. There's no set ideal for how...

KFNX Radio Interview

Background Information Carol Blonder Carol Blonder hosts the News Talk radio show at KFNX radio station Ian Vasquez Ian Vasquez is the chief operating officer at Scottsdale, AZ-based MeMD. Carol spoke with Ian about MeMD's revolutionary healthcare...
Superfoods salad

Healthy Eats: Super-Spinach Salad

Looking for a great lunch this week? Try out our recipe for one Super-Spinach Salad. Containing spinach, strawberries, walnuts and blueberries this salad is brimming with antioxidants and goodness! Super-Spinach Salad Prep Time: 5 minutes |...
Superfoods to the Rescue

12 Superfoods to the the Rescue

Calorie sparse and nutrient dense, there are tons of superfoods that can help lower cholesterol, decrease disease risk, put you in a good mood and more!
The Weekend Workout: Super-Exercises That Boost Your Immune System

The Weekend Workout: Super-Exercises That Boost Your Immune System

Keeping your immune system fully functioning is one of the most important ways to prevent disease, and studies have shown that one of the best ways to strengthen your flu-fighting abilities is with exercise....

Sen. Udall Drafting Bill to Kill Telemedicine Barriers

WASHINGTON--Sen. Tom Udall (D-Utah) anticipates introducing a bill this spring to make it easier for physicians to practice telemedicine in many states instead of applying for a separate license for each state. The...

MeMD Joins the List of On-Demand Medical Care Providers

By: Angela Gonzales | 02/10/2012 HealthNation is expanding its telemedicine services to the small-business community, offering 24/7 access to doctors and support staff. The Scottsdale company joins a growing number of...

VA Division Saves $742,000 With Telehealth

A single veterans hospital in rural Oregon saved more than $88,000 in travel expenses during fiscal year 2011 by shifting 3,224 patient encounters from in-person visits to telehealth services, according to a nursing executive...
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...