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NIH Scientist Game™ app

Posted by on July 14th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Students age 10 and up now have a fun way to experience the excitement of advancing science and health and exploring a research career. The NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR) has just released the NIH Scientist Launch Game™ app. “Our app breaks new ground in STEM education,” said Dr. Noni Byrnes, Director of NIH… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens



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Participate in the Virtual #citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Posted by on April 2nd, 2020 0 comments Tags:

Wikipedia’s health topics pages are visited a staggering 7 billion times a year, making it possibly the world’s most popular health information resource. The objective of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine’s (NNLM) #citeNLM campaign is to improve the credibility and content of medical and health-related articles on Wikipedia by adding citations and information… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, National Library of Medicine News



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Medical Alert Systems

Posted by on May 8th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

Medical alert systems—where the press of a wearable call button puts you in touch with a dispatcher who can summon emergency help or contact a friend or family member—may offer some reassurance. If you’re considering such a system, which should you choose? The wide variety of features, service options, and fees can make it challenging to… Read More »

Posted in: Chronic Disease, Senior



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Easier Access to Medical Records on your iPhone

Posted by on January 26th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

Apple has recently added a medical records section to its existing health app. This enables the user to store all of their medical information in one place that is always accessible at their fingertips. The new feature also enables participating providers to update the patient with new information. Instead of having multiple apps, portals or… Read More »

Posted in: Articles, Electronic Health Records



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Aging in Place Technology Report 2016

Posted by on October 28th, 2016 0 comments Tags: ,

The marketplace for technology to assist aging adults in the Longevity Economy is expected to grow sharply from $2 billion today to more than $30 billion in the next few years, according to the updated report by Aging in Place Technology Watch, more likely to be based on customization of standard software than creation of… Read More »

Posted in: Articles, General, Senior

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