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Study shows that whites cause more pollution resulting in national crisis

  Black and Hispanic United States citizens are exposed to more air pollution that is caused by the consumer habits of their white counterparts, a study demonstrates. The findings of the study are referred to as “pollution inequity” and reflects 131,000 premature deaths each year, making it the biggest environmental health risk factor in the… Read More »

Deloitte sees a future with more partnerships between health and consumer tech

Emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and advanced data analytics have the potential to improve prevention, diagnosis, healthy habits and measurable outcomes, resulting in “dramatic change” to traditional medical technology business models, a new Deloitte study shows. WHY IT MATTERS Medical technology companies that have traditionally focused on developing hardware such as surgical and diagnostic equipment,… Read More »

3 Reasons Why You Need More Fat in Your Diet

— Please Note: This article is presented for informational purposes only and is not meant to diagnose or treat any illness. If you have any health concern, see a licensed healthcare professional in person. We’ve all heard the horror stories of clogged arteries. “Yep, John Doe was a 30-something-year-old, and thanks to his diet, he’s… Read More »

More than 180K patients affected by data breach at Presbyterian

New Mexico’s Presbyterian Healthcare Services was the victim of a phishing attack on its email system that affected 183,370 individuals, according to the Department of Health and Human Services breach portal. The not-for-profit healthcare system, with nine hospitals, a multi-specialty medical group with more than 900 providers and a statewide health plan, reported that last… Read More »

CDC investigates more than 150 cases of ‘severe pulmonary disease’ involving vaping

Health officials warned Wednesday that “vaping” has led to more than 150 cases of “severe pulmonary disease” in 16 U.S. states as use of e-cigarette products continues to grow among adolescents and young adults. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a news release that at least 153 cases of pulmonary illnesses… Read More »