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How Much Media Should Children Be Allowed to Watch?

How Much Media Should Children Be Allowed to Watch?

A pediatricians group relaxes its recommendations on TV programs and computer games for children. Parents tell Healthline how they manage today’s technology. Perhaps television and computer screens aren’t so bad for young children. At least not all the time. New research-based guidelines released by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) take a more nuanced view […]

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Why We Like to Be Scared

Why We Like to Be Scared

The science of fear explains why being frightened can be fun, at least for some people. If scary stuff makes you laugh, both your body and mind are the cause. “When we’re afraid our bodies release different chemicals that can contribute to feeling good under the right circumstances,” Margee Kerr, Ph.D., sociologist, and author of […]

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Big data in healthcare: What’s the purpose of your company’s project?

Big data in healthcare: What’s the purpose of your company’s project?

When working on a big data project, it’s critical for companies to stay focused and understand the purpose behind what they’re doing. Too often, big data projects suffer from aimlessness. Because of its trendiness, big data is an approach that companies may jump on without fully understanding why they’re doing so, and without carefully mapping […]

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Improving Your Global Marketing with Compelling Stories

Improving Your Global Marketing with Compelling Stories

An important part of marketing involves the narratives you share about your products and your company. People respond to moving, creative, and interesting stories. Stories are also a key way of developing rapport with people, a connection that you can’t achieve when you’re merely pushing products and services at them. Do pharmaceutical companies fail to […]

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Why Healthcare Needs a Digital Transformation to Reach Millennial Patients

Why Healthcare Needs a Digital Transformation to Reach Millennial Patients

Baby boomers are the biggest consumers of health care at the moment, but they are no longer the largest demographic. Millennials have overtaken boomers as the largest living generation, which means that the healthcare industry needs to adjust its approach to patient outreach. Television ads are a great way to reach older patients but connecting […]

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Mayo Clinic Creates Human Touchpoints with Healthcare Content Marketing

Mayo Clinic Creates Human Touchpoints with Healthcare Content Marketing

Healthcare content can seem cryptic, overwhelming even, to the average reader. Whether you’re a patient seeking out diagnostic information, a family member looking for supportive tips or a healthcare professional hoping to pad your experience with knowledge outside your daily scope, healthcare content can be extremely valuable and enlightening when crafted correctly. Mayo Clinic, one […]

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Go Beyond The Pill And Make A Difference

Go Beyond The Pill And Make A Difference

In recent years, there has been something known as a digital health trend. Digital health is the integration of the digital world and the healthcare world. Digital health has been known to: Help lower the disorganization in the delivery of healthcare Make improvements in the access of healthcare Lower the costs of healthcare Improve the […]

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ePatient Communities: Create A Community Of Empowerment And Strength

ePatient Communities: Create A Community Of Empowerment And Strength

There has been a rise in the demand for hospital services because a large number of people are requiring the services of hospitals and emergency rooms. As a result, there are more crowded waiting areas, people have to wait longer to receive treatment, and physicians are even treating patients in hallways. There are a number of […]

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Wearables Are Now Part of the Digital Transformation of Clinical Trials

Wearables Are Now Part of the Digital Transformation of Clinical Trials

Wearable technologies are grabbing headlines as consumer-oriented devices that measure vital signs such as heart rate and respiration. Initially targeting the fitness market, more sophisticated devices are finding an audience among those interested in tracking their health. But the digital transformation of health care is leading to these technologies finding a place in drug discovery and development. They will […]