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Posted:
Nov 4, 2016

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Emily S

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Patients Attempt to ‘Walk Off’ Pain With Wearable Therapy

Typically, when people suffer from back or knee pain, they reach for the anti-inflammatories or the pain meds. But one company has come up with a shoe it thinks can be just as effective. AposTherapy’s space-age-looking footwear is designed to reduce knee, hip and back pain by realigning the way...

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How Technology Can Deliver Broad Improvements in Health Care

As director of the Institute for Population Health Improvement at the University of California, Davis, Kenneth W. Kizer brings plenty of experience in the use of technology to help manage large populations.  A physician by training who is board-certified in several specialties, Dr. Kizer was...

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Posted:
Oct 7, 2016

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Emily S

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Remedy: A Startup Trying to Solve Your Medical Bill Problems

With 1-in-5 working-age Americans reporting they had trouble paying their medical bills in the past year, according to a Kaiser/Times survey released in January, it’s no wonder some entrepreneurs want to offer solutions.

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Aug 1, 2016

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Remi

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Instead of Painkillers, Some Doctors Are Prescribing Virtual Reality

Virtual reality therapy may be medicine's newest frontier, as VR devices become better and cheaperRead More 

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