Anthem Says Eye Surgeons Should Monitor Cataract Anesthesia Themselves

The insurance company Anthem Blue Cross has recently changed their policy, now stating that routine cataract surgeries do not require a separate anesthesiologist/anesthesist.  Ophthalmologists and anesthesiologists disagree with this policy stance and have written multiple letters to the insurance company.

Anthem Says Eye Surgeons Should Monitor Cataract Anesthesia Themselves

The insurance company Anthem Blue Cross has recently changed their policy, now stating that routine cataract surgeries do not require a separate anesthesiologist/anesthesist.  Ophthalmologists and anesthesiologists disagree with this policy stance and have written multiple letters to the insurance company.

Preventing Self-Injurious Behavior in Autism with ECT

Self-injurious behavior (SIB) is common in children with autism or intellectual disabilities. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is now indicated for SIB, providing an alternative for patients who have SIB that is refractory to standard treatments, such as behavioral and psychopharmacological interventions.

Preventing Self-Injurious Behavior in Autism with ECT

Self-injurious behavior (SIB) is common in children with autism or intellectual disabilities. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is now indicated for SIB, providing an alternative for patients who have SIB that is refractory to standard treatments, such as behavioral and psychopharmacological interventions.

DNA Kits for Personalized Hair and Skin Care

DNA kits are making personalized beauty an option by allowing users to test the health of their hair and skin. Using peer-reviewed scientific studies reviewed by dermatologists, the kits explore predispositions for skin and hair traits, and recommend customized regimens

DNA Kits for Personalized Hair and Skin Care

DNA kits are making personalized beauty an option by allowing users to test the health of their hair and skin. Using peer-reviewed scientific studies reviewed by dermatologists, the kits explore predispositions for skin and hair traits, and recommend customized regimens

New iPhone Feature Allows You to Store Your Medical Records

This spring, Apple’s new iOS release will include the Health app, which allows patients to store information about their immunizations, medications, lab results and more. Will the app be able to attract a wide user base or will it fail

New iPhone Feature Allows You to Store Your Medical Records

This spring, Apple’s new iOS release will include the Health app, which allows patients to store information about their immunizations, medications, lab results and more. Will the app be able to attract a wide user base or will it fail

Before-School Exercise Program Shows Promise as a Model for Fighting Childhood Obesity

A new study involving two dozen elementary and middle schools implemented the “Build Our Kids’ Success (BOKS)” before-school exercise curriculum and showed that kids were healthier and happier. The BOKS program, started by parents and sponsored by Reebok, has become one

Before-School Exercise Program Shows Promise as a Model for Fighting Childhood Obesity

A new study involving two dozen elementary and middle schools implemented the “Build Our Kids’ Success (BOKS)” before-school exercise curriculum and showed that kids were healthier and happier. The BOKS program, started by parents and sponsored by Reebok, has become one

Detecting Concussions with New FDA-Approved Blood Test

The FDA just approved a new blood test, the Banyan Brain Trauma Indicator, that measures proteins released from the brain into the blood after a head injury. Can this new blood test reduce the need for CT scans? Currently, only

Detecting Concussions with New FDA-Approved Blood Test

The FDA just approved a new blood test, the Banyan Brain Trauma Indicator, that measures proteins released from the brain into the blood after a head injury. Can this new blood test reduce the need for CT scans? Currently, only

Winter Olympics Incorporates Real-Time Health Assessments for Athletes

GE Healthcare has launched a new technology to provide real-time data related to injuries and illnesses for athletes competing in Pyeongchang for the Winter Olympics, giving clinicians the ability to monitor vitals and obtain imaging to make rapid treatment decisions.

Winter Olympics Incorporates Real-Time Health Assessments for Athletes

GE Healthcare has launched a new technology to provide real-time data related to injuries and illnesses for athletes competing in Pyeongchang for the Winter Olympics, giving clinicians the ability to monitor vitals and obtain imaging to make rapid treatment decisions.