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A Better Breast Cancer Detection Tool Than Mammograms?

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According to the NIH, approximately 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lifetime, so early detection is essential. Though mammograms are considered the conventional standard of care for early detection, recently, a growing body of evidence has called into question their viability as an effective early diagnostic tool.

Why Your Next Bra Could Save Your Life

by Barbara Dehn, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
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Cisco sponsors The Huffington Post's ImpactX section.

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Cisco sponsors The Huffington Post's ImpactX section.

Why Has Mobile Health Technology Not Reached Its Full Life-Saving Potential in Africa?

by Dr. John Baptist Niwagaba
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InSTEDD is a partner of Cisco CSR. Cisco sponsors The Huffington Post's ImpactX section.

Editor's Note: This article is part of the InSTEDD blog series "Digital Diary of a Ugandan Doctor", which provides an African born medical professional's perspective on the potential and pitfalls of technology and innovation for improved health in Sub-Saharan Africa

 

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InSTEDD is a partner of Cisco CSR. Cisco sponsors The Huffington Post's ImpactX section.

Editor's Note: This article is part of the InSTEDD blog series "Digital Diary of a Ugandan Doctor", which provides an African born medical professional's perspective on the potential and pitfalls of technology and innovation for improved health in Sub-Saharan Africa

 

Arrow Electronics Enhances Semi-Autonomous Motorcar with IoT Platform

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SONOMA, Calif. September 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Former IndyCar driver and current Verizon IndyCar Series Team owner Sam Schmidt drove a modified sports car on the Sonoma Grand Prix road track in a high-speed demonstration of integrated semi-autonomous technology developed by Arrow Electronics and its partners.

Should You Sit or Stand at Your Desk? The Right Answer is “Both”!

by Giovanna Fabiano
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It’s no secret that sitting down at a desk all day may be bad for your health.

A growing number of companies are beginning to understand the negative consequences of sitting for too long and are offering stand-up desks for their employees.

The Start of SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Destination Clinical Study Wins Edison Awards’ Top Honor

Gold Award recognizes the FDA approval of a study into the effectiveness of the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart powered by the Freedom® portable driver for end-stage biventricular heart failure patients who don’t qualify for donor heart transplants.
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August 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ - SynCardia Systems, Inc. earned a 2015 Gold Edison Award for the clinical study into the effectiveness of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart powered by the Freedom® portable driver for destination therapy, also known as permanent use.

Treatment Summaries and Survivorship Care Plans

LIVESTRONG Survey Results
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For post-treatment cancer survivors, a care plan can include a treatment summary, possible future side effects or symptoms, details about when to return and whom to see for checkups, tests and information about healthy living. Our free, online survivorship care plan tool allows patients, providers and survivors to enter basic diagnosis and treatment information and generate an individualized care plan.

NS Employees Drive Safety Success

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Safety at Norfolk Southern is led by employees. In 2014, operations employees participated in two voluntary peer-to-peer initiatives to reduce at-risk work behaviors. One focused on eliminating distractions caused by use of electronic devices and the other on incidents known as “close calls.”

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