Tag Archives: Online

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Phone and online therapy give hope to sufferers of irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome affects between 10%-20% of the population. It’s a cause of great discomfort, even disability, and lost working days. Symptoms include bloating, constipation and diarrhoea. There’s no cure, and people with the condition often have recurrent flare-ups. Their lives can be ruled by IBS. Usual treatment includes maintaining a healthy lifestyle, attention to… Read More »

The Next MGH Online Course on Women’s Mental Health Starts February 10, 2020

We completed our first MGH Women’s Mental Health online CME program in the Fall of 2019, and we are excited to offer the next round of the course in the series.  Thank you for those who participated in the fall.  The next course starts February 10, and we can again offer CME/CE to multiple disciplines. The… Read More »

State HIV/AIDS Hotlines & Online Resources

Alabama Alabama Public Health HIV/AIDS Hotline1-800-228-0469Monday – Friday: 7:30am – 5:00pm CTEnglish Alabama Department of Public Health Alaska Alaska Uses the CDC Hotline1-800-232-4636TTY: 1-888-232-6348Monday – Friday: 6:00am – 6:00pm AKTEnglish; Spanish Alaska Department of Health & Social Services Arizona Arizona Uses the CDC Hotline1-800-232-4636TTY: 1-888-232-6348Monday – Friday: 5:00am – 5:00pm PTEnglish; Spanish All Things HIV… Read More »

Online Course on Women’s Mental Health Starts Next Week: November 4, 2019

This fall, we are offering an online course on women’s mental health. This online course will focus on the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders in women across the reproductive lifespan. Specialized knowledge is necessary to tailor treatments to reproductive events such as pregnancy and pregnancy planning, the postpartum, breastfeeding, the menopausal transition, and menstrual… Read More »

China calls for businesses to shut down e-cigarette online shops

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s tobacco regulator on Friday issued a notice asking e-commerce platforms and businesses to shut online stores that sell electronic cigarette products, in a move aimed at stopping minors from purchasing e-cigarettes through the internet. FILE PHOTO: A man uses a vape device in this illustration picture, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/Illustration/File… Read More »

FDA Ends Months-Long FOIA Battle Over Medical Device Failures, Says Putting Database Online ‘Satisfies’ KHN Request

The Food and Drug Administration responded Wednesday to a Freedom of Information Act request filed months ago, noting that the information sought by Kaiser Health News “is now posted online.” KHN had filed a series of FOIA requests, beginning in September 2018, seeking hidden reports of malfunctions or injuries tied to scores of medical devices.… Read More »

How online personal training helped me lose weight and belly fat (Caliber Fitness review)

Online personal training is getting more and more popular these days as it’s cheaper than hiring a personal trainer in the gym so now more people than ever are considering working with personal trainers online to reach their weight loss and fitness goals. A while back I got contacted by Caliber Fitness, an online personal… Read More »

Better to Get an Online Doctor than Trust Medicine Related Sites

These days, it is easy to just search for medical information online. There are a lot of sites providing complete information about a wide variety of illnesses. The causes, symptoms and treatments are discussed on these sites. The only problem is that some people take everything seriously to a point that they end up self-diagnosing.… Read More »