Technology and Health

Hey Sorry Everyone But You Should Probably Keep Flossing
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While it’s true that evidence showing flossing improves dental health is lacking, you should probably keep doing it. The post Hey Sorry Everyone But You Should Probably Keep Flossing appeared first on WIRED.

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The Porn ‘Public Health Crisis’ Has Competition
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How politicians talk about public health is just as important as what they choose to talk about. The post The Porn ‘Public Health Crisis’ Has Competition appeared first on WIRED.

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Florida May Have Its First Case of Zika from Local Mosquitoes
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The Florida Department of Public Health announced late yesterday that it is investigating a case of non-travel related Zika in Miami-Dade County. The post Florida May Have Its First Case of Zika from Local Mosquitoes appeared first on WIRED.

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New Wearable Tech Can Make Hospital Visits More Comfortable
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In the age of the Internet, you can do almost anything wirelessly. This is especially intriguing in the health care field where professionals can monitor the data of patients without having to be in the room. Read more…

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Four infants hospitalized due to E. coli outbreak
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The Ministry of Health is currently performing tests and ordered to temporarily close the nursery where the children were infected. E. coli (Escherichia coli) lives in the digestive tracts of humans and animals. Although most types of E. coli are …

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Internet Reading Club: April's Best Science, Technology, and Health Journalism
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There's too much good stuff to read on the list this month! Who has time for an introduction? (For even more phenomenal stories, check out the lists from January, February, and March.) * * *. The Dark Side of Guardian Comments. Becky Gardiner, Mahana …

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Reversal of Fortune: Energy Sector Fires Up as Tech and Health Fizzle
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The sector scorecard so far: The Technology Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLK) is down 1.63% year to date and 2.88% over the past five days. The Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLV) is down 3.11% and 2.64%, respectively. And long-suffering energy?

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Stocks are hit by health care and technology woes
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Stocks fell Friday as health care and technology companies continued to report weak first-quarter results, but thanks to some late buying the companies managed to avoid major losses. Stocks opened lower and fell further throughout the morning …

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Technology Transfer Is a Weak Link in the Global Health System
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Despite the importance of technology transfers, questions of long-term support for them have received relatively little attention from the global health regime. As noncommunicable diseases like cancer cause an even-higher proportion of deaths each year …

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