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AT&T, OneLife announce LTE-M medical-grade smartwatch

AT&T and mobile healthcare software maker OneLife Technologies have developed a medical-grade smartwatch with LTE-M certification, allowing the monitoring device to stay connected for up to five days. Along with its onboard movement, sleep, heart rate, location, and fall tracking capabilities, the OnePulse smartwatch can connect to and collect data from medical devices like blood...

HHS Finalizes Rule Seeking To Expel Planned Parenthood From Family Planning Program

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). The Trump administration Friday finalized a regulation intended to push Planned Parenthood out of the Title X federal family planning program, keeping a campaign promise to anti-abortion groups. The program provides contraceptives, screening and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases and other primary health services to 4...

Tips for Surviving Prodromal Labor

During every one of my pregnancies I’ve learned many new words and terms that I didn’t even know existed before we started having children… Words like placenta previa, nuchal cord, VBAC, and HBAC (and lots of others). After having several babies myself and serving as a doula for many others, I’d started to feel that I finally...

DIY Potting Soil Mix for Indoor and Container Plants

For years, I thought I was terrible at keeping indoor plants alive. Forget a green thumb, my thumb apparently was great at killing plants and not so great at keeping them happy. I could keep my outdoor garden alive no problem but I couldn’t figure out why I struggled so much with indoor plants! Lack...

Sweet & Salty Chocolate-Covered Bacon

Chocolate and bacon are two foods that most of us typically eat at completely different times of day. I had never thought of combining them until a reader mentioned eating it at a cooking school. It sounded like a fun experiment to do with the kids (they are used to my crazy concoctions), and it...

2018 Top 10 Advocating for Another Patient Leaders

There are thousands of Patient Leaders working day in and day out to educate, raise awareness and support their patient community. The WEGO Health Awards give us the chance to recognize Patient Leaders across all condition areas and platforms, to ultimately find the top Patient Leaders in each space. To recognize the Patient Leaders community...

Weekly Link Love—Edition 17

Research of the Week Self-expanding activities increase sexual desire in long-term couples. Why you’re so naked and sweaty. New isotope analysis reveals that Neanderthals were mostly carnivorous. Alzheimer’s can’t touch musical memories. We have a 7th sense—the link between the brain and the immune system. Why the zebra got his stripes. New Primal Blueprint Podcasts Episode 313: Carrie Forrest: Host Elle Russ...

Does Berberine Help with Blood Sugar Control?

Berberine may help you maintain blood sugar control. Diabetes has become an epidemic that is plaguing the American population. Many factors increase your risk of getting diabetes, including obesity, age, and hereditary factors. With this health epidemic on the rise, researchers are working overtime looking for ways to get this health crisis under control and...

Ancestral Health: What It Is and How It Can Help You

Ancestral Health: What It Is and How It Can Help You | Chris Kresser Like what you’re reading? Get FREE updates sent to your inbox. I hate spam too. Your email is safe with me. By signing up, you agree to our privacy policy. By signing up, you agree to our privacy policy. ...

In Kentucky, PBMs Pocketed $123.5M In Hidden Fees From Plans That Cover The State’s Poor

The tactic the PBMs used are called spread pricing, which refers to the fees these companies pay pharmacies and then bill back to state Medicaid programs. The practice has gained attention among a growing number of states that are struggling to contain the cost of prescription drugs. In other pharmaceutical news, the Chamber...

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