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    Three things everyone should know if they have Depression

    May 26th, 2022

    Depression is both more common and more serious than many people believe it to be.

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    Best OTC medications for fungal skin infections

    May 19th, 2022

    There are several types of antifungal medicines. Most work by damaging the cell wall of the fungus, which causes the fungal cell to die. The best OTC medications for fungal skin infections are listed below.

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    Symptoms of a true medication allergy vs adverse effects

    May 12th, 2022

    A drug allergy is the abnormal reaction of your immune system to a medication. Any medication- over-the-counter, prescription or herbal- is capable of inducing a drug allergy.

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    Best OTC medications for indigestion/heartburn

    May 10th, 2022

    Heartburn, also known as indigestion or gastric reflux, is an uncomfortable, burning sensation felt in the upper abdominal area.

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    How to tell if a wound is infected

    May 5th, 2022

    A wound infection is when germs infect your skin and sometimes the deep tissues underneath it. In some cases, it’s caused by a parasite invading your skin.

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    Heart healthy on-the-go snacks

    Apr 28th, 2022

    Snacking is not always necessarily “bad” for you and can be healthy for you if chosen properly. Snacking is an opportunity to bring more nutrition to your day, while also staying energized and focused between meals.

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    Positive coping mechanisms to help with stress

    Apr 27th, 2022

    Coping strategies to help manage with stress and anxiety can help keep a positive, happy, and healthy mind, as well as emotional equilibrium. Coping involves adjusting to unusual demands and stressors and requires a greater effort and using greater energy.

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    How often should I get routine blood work?

    Apr 20th, 2022

    The frequency of your blood work depends on both your health and your doctor’s discretion. Blood work consists of a variety of different panels that check for very selective components in your blood, including electrolytes, hormones, and special proteins.

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    Risk factors/symptoms of DVT

    Apr 19th, 2022

    The causes of deep venous thrombosis can be hereditary or acquired and can occur as a result of alterations in blood flow, vascular endothelial injury, or hypercoagulable states.

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    Anxiety Treatment

    Apr 14th, 2022

    Anxiety is characterized by excessive worry and feelings of anxiousness that are difficult to control, causing significant distress and impairment.

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    Should I use sunscreen every day?

    Apr 11th, 2022

    Although sunlight is beneficial in the synthesis of vitamin D in the skin, too much or too strong of sunlight without proper protection is responsible for sunburn, skin cancers, and premature aging.

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    Did I gain the Covid 19 lbs? And how do I lose it?

    Apr 7th, 2022

    The Covid-19 pandemic has affected millions of people worldwide in the physical, emotional, and financial sense.

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    Digestive Health: How to keep a healthy gut

    Apr 5th, 2022

    Improving digestive health can take different meanings, we may seek to relieve symptoms of constipation, indigestion, or the goal may be to increase intake of vitamins through foods.

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    Three things everyone should know if they have Depression

    Mar 30th, 2022

    Depression can take on many forms and affects. For some it may be a constant feeling of anxiousness or hopelessness, while for others it may be debilitating enough to cause sleep problems, loss of interest in activities, or feelings of worthlessness.

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    Three things everyone should know if they have Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder(ADHD)

    Mar 21st, 2022

    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is a condition which can make it hard
    for people to concentrate, perform daily tasks, sit still for long periods of time, and control
    impulsive behavior.

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    New FDA Approved Drug for Dementia

    Mar 17th, 2022

    Unfortunately, many people are all too familiar with the disease called Alzhiemer’s. For those who are not, Alzhiemer’s is a debilitating disease which can affect not only the patient but also their friends and family.

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    Should you be taking a preventative Aspirin?

    Mar 8th, 2022

    If you or anyone you know has had a history of cardiac issues, you’ve most likely heard about preventative aspirin.

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    Weight Loss Journey’s to Achieve Optimal Weight

    March 3rd, 2022

    If you are motivated and willing to work hard towards weight loss, you have already achieved your first two steps for success according to the Mayo Clinic.

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    Blood Testing Options From Home

    Feb 22nd, 2022

    While routine blood work is very important to monitor one’s overall health and well being, sometimes it can be hard to physically get to the doctors office or testing facility for a blood draw.

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    Recently Diagnosed Patients with High Cholesterol

    Feb 16th, 2022

    An important part of treating your high cholesterol is first understanding what it means.

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    Hypertension

    Feb 9th, 2022

    Millions of people are plagued with a condition called hypertension, also known as high blood pressure. The Cleveland Clinic describes high blood pressure as a condition which occurs when the pressure against the blood vessel walls in one’s body is consistently too high.

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    Seasonal Allergies

    Feb 8th, 2022

    If you’re someone who deals with seasonal allergies, you may be conditioned to dread the time of year when the weather starts to change and summer heat is upon us.

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    What You Should Eat for Maintaining Beautiful Hair

    Feb 4th, 2022

    Dr. Melissa Piliang from the Cleveland Clinic states nutrition is “the foundation of our
    wellness” and thus, very important to maintaining healthy hair.

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    What You Should Eat for Maintaining Beautiful Skin and Nails

    Feb 2nd, 2022

    Obtaining healthy skin and nails does not have to be as complicated or expensive as some may think. In fact, you can achieve beautiful skin and nails without spending money on any supplements or beauty products.

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    ADD/ADHD when to seek treatment

    Jan 3rd, 2022

    ADD/ADHD is the most common neurodevelopmental disorder of childhood. Most commonly diagnosed in childhood, it can last into adulthood.

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    Benefits of Telemedicine

    Dec 30th, 2021

    In order to fully understand the benefits of telemedicine we have to understand what it really is.

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    Mental health in healthcare workers during the pandemic

    Dec 29th, 2021

    Almost two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, these “unprecedented times” we have all heard about are no longer so unprecedented.

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    Things everyone should know when they are newly diagnosed with high blood pressure

    Dec 22th, 2021

    According to the CDC, “nearly half of adults in the United States… have hypertension, defined as a systolic blood pressure of greater than 130 mmHg or a diastolic blood pressure greater than 80 mmHg…”

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    Things everyone should know when they are newly diagnosed with diabetes

    Dec 13th, 2021

    Diabetes is one of the most common diseases in the United States. According to the American Diabetes Association, 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes each year (Statistics About Diabetes, n.d.).

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    These are three things everyone should know about exercising

    Dec 3rd, 2021

    The American Heart Association recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic exercise or 75 minutes of vigorous exercise per week (American Heart Association, n.d.)

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    Sexually Transmitted Diseases

    Dec 2nd, 2021

    Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) cause millions of new infections yearly. There are more than 20 different types of STDs including chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, HPV and many more. Sexually transmitted diseases are caused by bacteria, viruses and parasites.

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    Mental Health in College

    Dec 1st, 2021

    Attending college is a stressful time for many students because of the need to cope with the increased academic pressure, living alone or with roommates, separation from family for the first time and for some some having to work.

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    Breast cancer screening and self exams

    Nov 30th, 2021

    “About 1 in 8 U.S. women… will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime,” according to breastcancer.org (2021).

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    This is what everyone should know when they are losing hair

    Nov 26th, 2021

    Hair loss also known as alopecia can affect not only your scalp but also the entire body. It can be either temporary or permanent.

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    Holiday and Stress

    Nov 23th, 2021

    The holidays are a time for close family, good friends, yummy food, and a whole lot of stress.

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    Things everyone should know when they are newly diagnosed with gout

    Nov 22th, 2021

    Gout is very common, 9 million Americans have gout. Gout is a form of arthritis that can affect anyone. It presents with sudden, severe attacks of pain, swelling, redness and tenderness in one or more joints without warning.

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    Things you should eat and avoid with stroke

    Nov 12th, 2021

    A stroke can occur when the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted or reduced. This prevents brain tissue from getting the necessary oxygen and nutrients.

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    What to Do about Pink Eye?

    Nov 10th, 2021

    Conjunctivitis, or “pink eye” as many of us know it, refers to the inflammation of the membrane that covers the eye.

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    Signs and Symptoms of a UTI and What You Can Do about It

    Nov 9th, 2021

    Urinary tract infections are very common in the United States and the rest of the world. They can have many predisposing factors including old age, poor hygiene, and sexual activity.

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    Things You Should Eat And Avoid with Heart Disease

    Nov 8th, 2021

    Heart disease is the most common cause of death in the United States for men, women and
    across most racial and ethnic groups.

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    What should I eat when I have stomach problem?

    Nov 4th, 2021

    Food plays a very important role in our gastrointestinal system. Depending on what stomach issues you have, avoiding certain foods can help alleviate and prevent symptoms.

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    What to Do When Head Keeps Itching?

    Nov 3rd, 2021

    Head lice are tiny insects, about the size of a sesame seed, that resides on hair and flourishes by sucking blood from the scalp in humans.

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    Things everyone should know about antibiotics

    Nov 1st, 2021

    In 1928, Alexander Fleming noticed that there was a fungus growing on his bacterial culture. Around this fungus, he noticed that there were clear areas with no bacteria present.

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    Getting Diarrhea, Constipation, or Fatigue?

    Oct 26th, 2021

    Getting diarrhea, constipation, or fatigue recently? You might need to watch out for Celiac disease.

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    About Breast Cancer

    Oct 20th, 2021

    “About 1 in 8 U.S. women… will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime,” according to breastcancer.org (2021).

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    Eczema: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment

    Oct 5th, 2021

    Eczema is a chronic skin condition marked by dry and itchy skin. The skin lesions usually appear in skin folds like the elbow or neck creases or behind the knees.

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    Acne: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

    July 22nd, 2021

    Acne is a skin condition that affects about fifty million people in the U.S. every year. The condition is tagged with adolescent and puberty, but it can affect anyone, even newborns (neonatal acne).

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    Stomach Flu vs Food Poisoning: The Differences, Symptoms, & Treatment Tips

    July 13th, 2021

    Stomach flu is the layman term for viral gastroenteritis, infection of the intestine. The source of the infection is often contaminated food or water. The condition is contagious and can be contracted by sharing contaminated utensils or touching contaminated surfaces.

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    Umedoc Now Accepts Crypto Payments

    Jun 22nd, 2021

    In order to answer the requests of our customers, Umedoc has recently introduced the option of using cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum as one of the payment methods available on our platform.

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    Chlamydia Symptoms & Causes

    Jun 9th, 2021

    Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the US. Due to the absence of any outward symptoms in the early stages of the disease, chlamydia often gives rise to serious complications before it gets diagnosed.

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    Everything You Need To Know About An Amoxicillin Rash.

    Jun 2nd, 2021

    Most antibiotics can lead to side effects such as digestive problems in children. However, few of them can cause a skin rash. Amoxicillin is a commonly used antibiotic that comes in the form of capsules and tablets. One of the most commonly reported side effects of amoxicillin is a skin rash.

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    How To Get Rid Of Chest Congestion Fast?

    May 25th, 2021

    Chest congestion is an umbrella term for excessive mucus buildup in your lungs. If you have suffered from bronchitis or the common cold, you most likely know what chest congestion is. It results from the inflammation of air passageways or the bronchi.

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    Travel Medicine and Vaccines

    May 19th, 2021

    Travelling refers to moving from one place to another by various means, whether it be moving from one country to another and crossing borders or short distances such as different cities and towns within the same country. An estimate of 1.4 billion people around the globe crossed international boundaries in 2018 alone.

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    What Are The Symptoms of COPD?

    May 12th, 2021

    Commonly known as COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease refers to a group of progressive diseases of the lung. It usually includes a combination of emphysema, chronic obstructive asthma, and chronic bronchitis. All of these diseases obstruct the airflow from the lungs.

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    Understanding The Symptoms & Causes Of Wheezing

    May 5th, 2021

    Wheezing refers to the shrill whistling or rattling sound that you hear when you breathe with partially blocked airways. It can be heard more clearly during exhalation than during inhalation. Among the most common causes of wheezing are bronchitis, common cold, and allergic reactions.

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    Everything You Need To Know About Diabetes

    April 14th, 2021

    Diabetes is a global health problem affecting a huge proportion of the adult population. It results from higher than normal blood sugar levels and gets worse with fluctuations in the diet plan. The two major factors causing diabetes include the deficiency or ineffective use of the insulin hormone.

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    High Blood Pressure Symptoms In Women Vs Men

    April 7th, 2021

    High blood pressure, commonly known as hypertension, is a medical condition that involves abnormal behavior of blood in the body. In this condition, the blood in the body exerts a long-term force against the artery walls which is high enough to cause several health problems. Heart disease is one of the most common outcomes of high blood pressure.

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    Antibiotics - OTC Medications

    March 30th, 2021

    Antibiotics are essential medicines, especially in developing countries where infectious diseases are a leading cause of mortality. Antibiotic misuse and overuse have also fueled the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, resulting in a lack of potency for these medications.

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    Candida Symptoms And Treatment

    March 23th, 2021

    Candidiasis is a fungal disease developed by candida yeast (a form of fungus). Candida albicans is the most widespread candida species that can inflict infection in humans.

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    What Do I Do If I Am Vomiting?

    Mar 5th, 2021

    Vomiting is your body’s way of getting rid of a contaminated material or substance, virus or bacteria. It is nature’s way of getting rid of the toxin.

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    Simple Way To Identify If Rash is Serious

    Feb 11th, 2021

    First, let’s define a rash… Rashes can appear anywhere on the body either as a result of an injury, heat, medication (side effect), new soaps, lotions, laundry detergent, exposure to an…

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    You Must Know About Insect Bites and Stings

    Feb 4th, 2021

    Usually, a bug bite has a pink or sometimes even red appearance. They can be flat or raised. Sometimes they might have a pimple or blister-like appearance.

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    All About the Flu and How to Prevent It.

    Jan 26th, 2021

    The flu is a highly contagious, respiratory virus that is uncomfortable and is usually fought by your immune system. In a healthy individual symptoms usually develop within one to four days after being exposed to the virus can last up to seven days.

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    Several ways to release sore throat.

    Jan 20th, 2021

    The best way to determine whether you have strep throat (bacteria cause) is to have a rapid-antigen test, “throat swab”. It’s quick and easy and can tell the medical provider within minutes if you have strep throat.

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    Know more to beat nausea!

    Jan 6th, 2021

    nausea is a symptom you can have. It is a painless uneasiness feeling of the stomach, like a sensation of an urge to vomit.

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    Something you must know about headaches

    Dec 30th, 2020

    The most common types of headaches are Tension, Cluster, and…

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    Things you need to know about fever

    Dec 14th, 2020

    A normal temperature is 98.6 degrees fahrenheit. Throughout the day, your temperature may vary by a degree or more…

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    How do I know if my cough is serious?

    Nov 30th, 2020

    Coughing, while it’s a nuisance is actually nature’s way of clearing the virus or bacteria.

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    What are the most common problems with the ear?

    Nov 23th, 2020

    Inner ear infections are the most common cause of ear problems, especially with kids…

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    What are the symptoms of a UTI?

    Nov 9th, 2020

    UTI indicates urinary tract infection, is an infection that affects the part of the urinary tract.

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    What can I do to get rid of pink eye?

    Oct 21th, 2020

    Basically there are 3 types of “pink eye”, one is allergic, meaning allergies, the other is bacterial, meaning you need treatment with an antibiotic, the third is viral.

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    What is Palliative Care?

    Sept 30th, 2020

    In medicine, a large part of the healing process is … hope. Hope, that with all the tools that modern healthcare has at its disposal, patients suffering from various illnesses will get the care they require, and will eventually get back to regular, healthy lives.

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    Top 5 Essential Mental Health Tips

    Aug 6th, 2020

    The world today is more complex and confusing than ever before. It seems as though there are curveballs constantly being thrown our way. Many of us struggle to keep up with this fast paced, continuously evolving world, and our mental health often pays the price.

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    How Telehealth Has Helped Curb COVID 19?

    July 15th, 2020

    During the global pandemic, telemedicine and telehealth have emerged as a sustainable and effective solution to prevent and treat the spread of the deadly virus.

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    Benefits Of Telemedicine For The Medical Practitioners

    July 10th, 2020

    Telemedicine is becoming a norm in 2020. The best thing about telehealth is that it doesn’t just benefit the patients but also offers proven benefits to the medical practitioners as well.

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    How Telemedicine Has Revolutionized The Field Of Medicine?

    July 5th, 2020

    Telemedicine is now becoming a growing trend all over the world and there are good reasons for that too. Bringing healthcare facilities right to your doorstep, Telehealth has a lot of benefits to offer both to the patients and also to the medical practitioners.

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    How Technology Is Affecting The Medical Field?

    July 2nd, 2020

    Technology is believed to bring improvements in every field today and healthcare is no different. From telemedicine to improved efficiency and care, technology is affecting the healthcare domain in every way possible.

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    How Telemedicine Is Great For Those On The Move

    June 30th, 2020

    The world is constantly changing and so is the field of medicine. Technology seems to be playing a far bigger role in this domain now.

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    Healthcare organizations and telehealth

    June 26th, 2020

    Telehealth is a wide field that utilizes the help of communication technology such as laptops and smartphones to provide health-care services to patients in the safety of their own homes.

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    How Telemedicine Is Saving Lives Amid The Ongoing Pandemic?

    May 30th, 2020

    The COVID 19 outbreak towards the start of 2020 has made the world to discontinue its routine course and think of new innovative ways to do things. The pandemic has already claimed millions of lives and millions more are on the line

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    How Telemedicine Is Cost Effective For Patients?

    May 15th, 2020

    The world is changing and so is the field of medicine. We now see an application of technology in every field and medicine is no different with Telemedicine now becoming a widely accepted phenomenon. Where Telehealth makes it more convenient for individuals to receive medicare online, it also has significant cost-saving benefits to offer as well.

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