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October 19, 2018 Innovations in Digital Health Technology Could Combat the Opioid Crisis

Opioid overdoses were responsible for over 72,000 deaths in the U.S. in 2017 and more than 2,800 deaths in Canada. While awareness of the opioid crisis has increased, lives are still being lost every day. Now, public health researchers and pain management specialists are increasingly looking to digital health technologies to help turn the tide. Read more

October 2, 2018 Tips to Stay Fit During the Cold Winter Months

The winter season is upon us, and it can bring challenges to your fitness routine. It becomes difficult to find motivation for working out this time of year. The weather is colder, the daylight hours are shorter and other priorities make it hard to establish a routine. People tend to avoid going outdoors and often skip the gym. On top of that, the holidays are around the corner and there seems to be cookies and candy everywhere you look. While exercise in winter may be tough, it is very important for our health to stay active! Read more

September 18, 2018 Research Shows Health Consumers Are Focused on Patient Wellness and Value-Based Care

Wellness can sometimes seem like an intangible goal, but it is has become the focus of many health consumers, according to a recent study. Patients are increasingly looking for health services that center wellness and value over volume - quality versus quantity. And this growing desire for a more holistic approach offers clinicians an unprecedented opportunity to use digital health technologies to engage patients in their own wellness journey. Read more

August 31, 2018 Proactive Wellness Programs as a Key Component of Successful Pain Management

Pain management is a fascinating and challenging area of medicine, and one where every individual can benefit from a treatment plan that is, well, individual. For clinicians, this means not only examining how each patient responds to different pain medications, but also how their unique circumstances may contribute to their experience of chronic pain. Read more

August 15, 2018 Patients Better Manage Their Weight With Digital Technology

It’s well known that most people who lose weight on an intentional weight-loss diet typically regain that weight, and often more, within a year. Follow-up studies, including those focused on participants in the show The Biggest Loser, have consistently shown that metabolic slowing and rebound weight-gain are very real problems. So how might digital health interventions offer a solution? Read more

July 30, 2018 Wellness and Weight Management Programs Are Gaining Popularity Amongst Physicians

Why are wellness and weight management programs becoming so popular in private medical practices? To put it simply, a healthy mind and a healthy body weight generally means greater overall health and a better response to treatment across the board. Read more

July 9, 2018 What To Eat Before And After A Workout To Maximize Results

The right foods before and after exercise can boost your results. There are many opinions as to what you should eat before, during, and after your workouts. What you eat before your workout is important. If you’re going to put the machine that is your body through the paces, you want to fuel it first with proper nutrition. When you’re done with your workout, refueling with a combination of protein and carbs can help you rebuild muscle. Read more

June 15, 2018 June is Men’s Health Month – What can you do to support men’s health?

It’s Men’s Health Month! Every year in June, health organizations across the world do their utmost to raise awareness of men’s health issues and to provide resources for boys, men, and their families. Given that the average man in America now lives five years less than the average woman (the difference was just one year in 1920!), and that women are twice as likely to have an annual physical and make use of preventive health services (CDC), there’s no time like the present to take steps to bring more men into the health and wellness fold. Read more

June 6, 2018 The Advantages of Digital Health Solutions for Specialty Clinics

It may sound hyperbolic, but the fact is, digital health technologies are fundamentally reinventing the practice of health care. For specialty clinics particularly, digital interventions can mean the difference between an unhappy patient and stressed out staff and a successful clinical outcome with improved quality of life and a happier clinic environment for all. Read more

May 11, 2018 How Different Types of Workouts Produce Different Results

Everyone has different body types, so it makes sense that everyone wants to achieve something different in their workout routine. Whether it’s gaining flexibility, burning fat, toning your arms, or increasing core muscle strength, there are different ways to shape your body to the way you want. Read more

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