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Ten Top Technologies That Will Transform The Healthcare Industry

As healthcare moves to a model of any-time, any-place, continuous and personalized care, it is important to identify the key technologies that will enable this transition and work toward their implementation into different care settings. Frost & Sullivan’s Visionary Healthcare research has identified several technologies that are most likely to impact healthcare paradigms by 2025.
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Chinese social media erupted in anger over the attack in an elevator, denouncing a lack of respect for women and a male-dominated smoking culture.
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For just 140 characters, a tweet can say a lot.  A new study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research Public Health and Surveillance found that tweets really might be representative
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Macey Micklethwaite, from Worcester, was barely the size of her father Rhys's hand when she was born weighing just 1.2lb at 25 weeks. He had survived a motorbike accident shortly before her birth.
For years, the American Academy of Pediatrics has discouraged any screen time for children under the age of 2. On Friday, however, the group relaxed its stance in a new policy statement.  T
The province's deputy ministers of health and wellness, and justice are calling a meeting to respond to opioid overdoses that are claiming the life o
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Given that the Nunavut Health Department paid airlines more than $50 million for medical travel last year, MLA Joe Enook says he was 'shocked, dismay
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Australian Rachelle Panitz founded a breast cancer support group after her own brush with the disease weeks after birth. The organisation has shot a stunning series of photos to raise awareness
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Stroke victims are having to wait more than four months for physiotherapy after leaving hospital, according to a report. The delays have a ‘devastating’ impact on patients’ recovery.
Working mothers are often said to be distracted. But a new study shows women with children are actually more productive than their childless colleagues, especially if they have more than one child.
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With a chronic shortage of GPs in Northern Ireland's rural areas, the HSC is under pressure to attract doctors to the country.
TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 shook western Japan on Thursday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, adding that a tsunami warning was not issued.
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