Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

The Copa Star Hospital: An Extraordinary Place to Recover

Friday, December 16th, 2016

The Copa Star Hospital provides luxurious accommodations to patients. The hospital network initiating this new paradigm is called the D’Or network, and they already own 22 different hospitals in areas around Brazil. The new Copa Star hospital is now one of the most modern buildings in the entire country. Jorge Moll, who is a founding […]

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Activity Trackers Reduce Activity, Study Shows

Saturday, October 15th, 2016

Activity trackers like the Fitbit are incredibly popular due to their ability to accurately measure the extent of their wearers’ movements. Many people treat their trackers as integral components of their fitness routines by, for example, setting goals of exceeding a certain number of steps per day. They might be dismayed to learn that their […]

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We Are Not Helping Addicts by Teaching Them to View Addiction as a Disease

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Addiction takes a terrible toll on the family and friends of an addict. The problem becomes even larger when we look at all the millions of addicts in society when we consider drugs, alcohol and smoking. These are addictions that have a powerful physiological effect on people, and then there are behavioral addictions such as […]

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Bulletproof Coffee is Unlike Any Other Drink on the Market

Monday, May 11th, 2015

You have probably never thought of adding butter to your morning coffee brew, but biohacker Dave Asprey has created a massive health movement, doing just that. Asprey calls his yummy concoction Bulletproof coffee, a drink inspired by a trip he took to Nepal and Tibet in 2004. While learning how to mediate deep within the […]

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Are You Ready for Virtual Doctor Visits?

Friday, May 1st, 2015

Visiting your doctor may be much easier in the near future, with tele-medicine becoming an increasingly popular trend. Doctor visits via video will soon replace many in-office visits, saving resources for the health care system, doctors, and patients. One of the largest health care companies in the country, United Health Care announced their partnership with […]

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