Telehealth Program Reduces Opioid Abuse

Telehealth Program Reduces Opioid Abuse

Telehealth can make a difference in the struggle against opioid addiction. It’s wonderful to report instances when new technology makes a difference with serious health problems. The opioid epidemic is still going strong, according to the CDC. Last year we wrote...
My Special Aflac Duck Recognized at SXSW [video]

My Special Aflac Duck Recognized at SXSW [video]

The quacking Aflac duck continues to serve the supplemental insurance company well, putting smiles on faces today just as it did on New Year’s Day 2000 when now-iconic duck first appeared in an Aflac television commercial, “Park Bench.” Over the...
Device Detects Cancer from Breath Samples

Device Detects Cancer from Breath Samples

We humans are sadly deficient in our sense of smell. Dogs, for example, have 50 times as many olfactory receptors in their noses, as humans and the portion of a dog’s brain dedicated to analyzing smells is 40 timesproportionally larger. Law enforcement and...
FDA Fast Tracks Concussion Assessment Device

FDA Fast Tracks Concussion Assessment Device

Concussions and other injuries from head impacts continue to capture the attention of athletes, their families, their coaches, and their healthcare providers. Fortunately, we are rapidly learning a great deal about the problem, which is helping with better evaluation...