Paging Doctor iPhone

Paging Doctor iPhone

Using a database of nearly 130,000 skin disease images, computer scientists at Stanford develop a deep learning algorithm able to identify cases of potential skin cancer. This program matches the diagnostic ability of a dermatologist and can be used on mobile devices...
Fitness tracking growing at a healthy clip

Fitness tracking growing at a healthy clip

First available in the mid 80’s and emerging from simple pedometers and chest straps, activity trackers have changed the way we monitor our activity and may have a significant impact on our overall health. Their popularity has surged, with fitness enthusiasts...
What You Need to Know About Getting a Mammogram

What You Need to Know About Getting a Mammogram

Last month was the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness and to raise funds for cancer research. BreastCancer.org says that, “About 1 in 8 U.S....
Get Up and Start Walking: 5 Reasons Why Walking is Healthy

Get Up and Start Walking: 5 Reasons Why Walking is Healthy

Many say that the best things in life are free. Walking is one of those “free” things and has many benefits. Walking is the physical journey to good overall health. It’s requires no membership, no special equipment and can be done anywhere and anytime. All you need to...

What’s Eating You at Night?

Let’s face it. Sleep is vital to everyone, from early birds to night owls. Our need for sleep varies considerably based on age and other factors, such as pregnancy or previous sleep deprivation. The Mayo Clinic shows some general guidelines for different age groups:...

Gut Feelings

Not all gut bacteria are created equal, there is “good” gut bacteria and “bad” gut bacteria. With the number of cells reaching more than 100 trillion it’s hard to know which ones are which. “Good” gut bacteria improve digestion, strengthen your immune system, and...