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The public health industry is huge. It consists of many different sectors in a variety of sub-industries. This means that there are thousands of careers on offer to join the many professionals with a master of public health that already work in the industry. One of the great benefits of working in the public health sector is that employees get the opportunity to work with a variety of technologies across many industries. If you are interested in getting to know more about the different technologies public health workers take advantage...

When it comes to knowing what patients need, ask a nurse. They are the ones who actually deal with patients on a ‘personal’ level whether in a doctor’s office or hospital setting. They typically handle everything that isn’t related to making the actual diagnosis and even then, their input carries great weight with most physicians simply because they are the ones who engage with patients and are in a position to observe what doctors don’t have the time to see. Now, nurses are on the cutting edge of healthcare reform on a very...

The best way to take care of your health is to see a doctor on a regular basis. Yes, a healthy diet and a couple of rounds of yoga a week are bound to help, but they can only do so much. A doctor, on the other hand, can provide you with medication, advice, and spot problems before they occur. In short, they are an invaluable part of your health plan. But, picking the right one isn’t easy. After all, you don’t want a bum who misses the signals and puts your health at risk. Here are the things to look out when you select your next medical...

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Some people need a life coach. Others need Yoga. Many might need both. Yoga is a powerful, transformative, 5,000 year old practice with origins in India that can unite the mind, body and spirit. There are many schools and philosophies of yoga to choose from, depending on your capabilities and what you want to get out of the discipline. Yoga can build strength, improve flexibility, increase circulation and even prevent injuries. Gentle Yoga Among the many benefits of yoga, one of the most important is its natural ability to heal injuries....

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There are several benefits to xray machines. These machines allow medical personnel to see if an individual has a broken bone. Any unhealthy internal problems can be diagnosed with the use of the machine. People can also find out if they have potentials for abnormal cell development and other forms of medical issues in a matter of seconds when the utilize these machines. The speed of diagnosis is greatly increased with the usage of these units. Diagnostics It is easy to determine the medical cause of the physical pain when using this...

If you’ve ever experienced tingling, pain and numbness in your hand and arm, you might have carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). It is a common diagnosis but not one that you should take lightly. If carpal tunnel syndrome is left untreated, you can experience nerve damage, weakness in your grip, or even muscle atrophy. The Symptoms & Causes Symptoms can occur in both hands but it’s usually more painful in one hand than the other. The most common symptoms of CTS are tingling, weakness, numbness or pain in the hand, wrist, or fingers....

AliveCor, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the company clearance for its algorithm to detect atrial fibrillation (AFib), the most common form of cardiac arrhythmia. AliveCor’s automated analysis process (algorithm) instantly detects if patients are experiencing AFib through real-time electrocardiogram (ECG) recordings taken on the mobile phone based AliveCor® Heart Monitor, so physicians can intervene before potentially life-threatening conditions, like strokes, occur. Through AliveCor’s...

Agfa HealthCare announces that it will introduce its newest computed radiography (CR) solution – the CR 15-X – at RSNA 2013, held this year from 1-6 December, in Chicago, USA. The CR 15-X is a versatile and affordable digital radiography system ideal for use in decentralized general radiography environments, private practices, small clinics, general orthopaedic and chiropractic offices. CR 15-X Compact and fast, with an adjustable workflow The CR 15-X combines a simple & smart design with proven Agfa HealthCare technologies to...

Siemens is presenting a new analog mammography system at the upcoming annual conference of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, USA. Mammomat Select is designed to deliver high quality regardless of budget restraints in hospitals with high throughput as well as smaller clinics. Siemens Mammomat Select Unusual for systems in the lower price segment, Mammomat Select is equipped with a touchscreen that guides clinical personnel through the screening process thanks to simple and intuitive operation. The system also...

Hitachi Europe Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. and MIG Int., today announced a roll-out of mobile Wi-Fi scanners that offer convenient mobile identification for the patient at the point of care. The ‘BIOMIG’ device, based on Hitachi’s finger vein authentication technology, has been introduced at several individual private hospitals, hospital groups and dialysis centres in Turkey as well as the Memorial Healthcare Group. This is part of a much broader adoption of biometric technology in Turkey. Since 2012, the SGK (Social Security...