Medical Use

Startups use technology, “gamification” for public health issues

Wellth, founded in 2014, seeks the answers using behavioral economics, which takes into account individual biases and how they affect decision making. Users can earn small payments, funded by Wellth clients which include medical groups and insurance companies, for things like taking their medications daily, a “gamified” feature that encourages …

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Can pregnant women use marijuana? Here’s why drug use increases during pregnancy

Legal sales of cannabis, first for medical purposes and now for recreational purposes, have spread across the country. Yet despite what appear to be years of public messages about the idea that marijuana is a fundamentally harmless drug that we needlessly penalize people for using and selling, many Americans still …

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New Poll Shows Majority of Massachusetts People Think Cannabis Legalization Is Overall Positive for the State

A poll released this week showed that only a fraction of Massachusetts residents believe the legalization of marijuana has had a negative impact on the state. University of Massachusetts Amherst and WCVB published a poll Monday in which 61% of those polled said legal cannabis for adult use was overall …

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Medical Device News: Latest medical device news, Indian medical device news and updates

There is smog in the air and it will continue for about a month. It has triggered serious health problems for all age groups, especially children and the elderly. Extreme cases may also require a ventilator. Air pollution is at the root of the global burden of respiratory and allergic …

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Individual action is the best way to fight Covid-19

According to the chief medical officer, changes in individual actions and behaviors are the best ways to fight the transmission of Covid-19. Dr Tony Holohan called on people to buy into and follow current public health measures. Speaking on RTÉ’s Morning Ireland, Dr Holohan said failure to put in place …

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Overloaded hospitals turn to Genesee County for help spreading emergency room message

GENESEA COUNTY, MI – The county could help local hospitals send a message about when to use their emergency rooms to reduce pressure on capacity at McLaren Flint Hospital and Hurley Medical Center. County health board officials said this week they may be able to use American Rescue Plan Act …

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Vitamin D and Omega-3 Supplements May Reduce Risk

Share on PinterestNew research suggests that the possible benefits of vitamin D and omega-3 supplements may include fighting autoimmune diseases. MoMo Productions / Getty Images Previous research has noted correlations between vitamin D, omega-3 fatty acids, and autoimmune diseases. According to the authors of a new study, there has been …

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ivWatch Receives NIOSH Approval for Blox N95 Surgical Respirators, Adding to Domestic N95 Manufacturers Restricted List for Medical Use and Only Company to Produce in Virginia

Blox N95 Surgical Respirators (BLX-9501) are designed and tested specifically for medical and healthcare use. Tweet this ivWatch worked from the start to develop an advanced N95 surgical ventilator manufactured in the United States, using locally sourced materials and manufactured in the company’s national FDA-registered facilities. The BLX-9501 has been …

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Telecommunicator – Part-time – No benefit

Position: Telecommunications provider – Part-time – No benefitdepartment: Sheriff’s Office – 911 CommunicationsHourly rate: $ 14.80 per hourOpening date: November 9, 2021Closing Date: until it is filled Responsibilities:An employee in this class receives incoming calls and determines the nature of emergency and non-emergency situations while retrieving and entering data through …

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