Monthly Archives: April 2012

HealthTap Uncovers The Secret Knowledge Network Of Doctors, Online

Through radical transparency and community rewards, HealthTap aspires to become the default national rating and search destination for patients seeking physicians. If it can better match patients to treatments and doctors than Google, then it’s well on its way. Though

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What is Direct Primary Care?

In the United States, direct primary care (DPC) is primary care offered directly to the consumer, without insurance intervention. It is an umbrella term, incorporating various health care delivery systems that involve direct financial relationships between patients and health care providers. One niche variant of direct primary care is concierge medicine.

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What is #mHealth

mHealth (also written as m-health or mobile health) is a term used for the practice of medicine and public health, supported by mobile devices. The term is most commonly used in reference to using mobile communication devices, such as mobile phones, tablet computers and PDAs, for health

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More Evidence Long-Term Estrogen Therapy Raises Breast Cancer Risk

New research reveals that women who take any type of hormone replacement therapy for longer than 10 years may increase their risk of breast cancer. Some women still use hormone replacement therapy to help ease unpleasant symptoms of menopause, which

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