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Identity Verification Use Case: Organ Bank Donor Registrations

With the HITECH Act the healthcare industry is rapidly expanding into the digital age.  The use cases for technology in healthcare are growing – everything from making medical records available electronically, social networks for health and medical professionals being created, doctors writing prescriptions online, to consumers scheduling hospital visits or making an insurance claim online.  With this growth comes a…

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Added by Jodi Florence on April 25, 2011 at 11:05am — No Comments

Surprise – Adolescent Obesity Leads To Later Heart Disease and Diabetes

Well, probably not a surprise at all. The seeds of coronary artery disease (CAD) are laid down early and over long periods. But given our current pandemic of obesity beginning in childhood, should we worry about an epidemic of chronic disease like diabetes and CAD in the years to come? The clear answer is a resounding “Yes.”

 

There has been a long term study of military men in the Israeli Defense Force. An article in the New England Journal of Medicine, April 7, 2011 reports…

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Added by Stephen C Schimpff on April 11, 2011 at 5:52pm — No Comments

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