Plant a Great Vegetable Garden

Eating several servings of vegetables daily is a priority for a healthy diet. But instead of always having to run to the supermarket or local farm stand to see what looks good, why not start growing your own produce at home? Creating a vegetable garden in your own backyard (or even in window boxes, if… Read More »

Technology better than tape measure for identifying lymphedema risk

Bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) is better than a tape measure for assessing a woman’s risk for developing lymphedema after breast cancer surgery, according to interim results of a study led by Sheila Ridner, PhD, RN, Martha Ingram Professor and director of the PhD in Nursing Science Program at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. The multisite international… Read More »

Discovering The Truth About

Guide to Quit Smoking Effectively You will rarely get the right guideline most of the time when you have an aspect of your life that is in turmoil. You may be one who is hooked to the smoking of tobacco and the society may not really care the effects it will have on you. With… Read More »

AMIA to ONC on interoperability rules: ‘Share now, standardize as needed’

The American Medical Informatics Association is generally pleased with the proposed interoperability rules put forth by the National Coordinator for Health IT. But the informatics group is warning against overly prescriptive interpretation of the 21st Century Cures Act’s aims for data exchange. WHY IT MATTERSIn comments submitted to ONC this week, AMIA said it’s wary… Read More »