Tag Archives: Medicine

Digital Medicine: Digital Health, Plus Evidence, Plus Humility – Forbes

After breathlessly ascending the peak of inflated expectations, and careening down through the trough of despair, digital health seems poised to re-emerge, battered but not beaten, in the form of digital medicine: digital health plus evidence plus humility. Andy Coravos, CEO of Elektra Labs and co-organizer of the 2019 Harvard Digital Medicine Symposium. (Photo credit:… Read More »

Addressing weight bias in medicine

You happen to be among the two-thirds of Americans with overweight and obesity (defined as a body mass index of 25 or greater), and you are just thrilled to go to your next doctor’s appointment, right? Wrong! Unfortunately, if you have a diagnosis of overweight or obesity, you might find the doctor’s office to be… Read More »

3rd potential carcinogen found in popular blood-pressure medicine – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

A third potential cancer-causing contaminant has been found in a widely used blood-pressure medicine, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2018 Food and Drug Administration (FDA) signage is seen through a bus stop at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in Silver Spring, Md., on the FDA grounds.… Read More »