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Proband App lets anyone be a genetic counselor…or at least draw like one

| August 8, 2014

The Proband app from CHOP is a great idea but needs a little more work

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Published Robotic PCI Study Reveals Favorable Results with Respect to Patient Radiation Exposure, Fluoroscopy Time, and Contrast Volume

| August 7, 2014

Robotic-assisted coronary angioplasties shows favorable over manual procedure
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Attention Sports Fans! Countdown to the 3rd Annual ACC Sports Cardiology Summit

| August 7, 2014

This post was authored by Christine E. Lawless, MD, FACC, course director for the 2014 ACC Sports Cardiology Summit and past chair of the ACC Sports and Exercise Section. Torn between two loves: sports and cardiology? No need to be. … Continue reading

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Stepping up to the Plate to Help Veterans

| August 7, 2014

In response to the recent Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care crisis, the “Veteran’s Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014” has been signed into law. This legislation funnels more than $16 billion to the VA – the largest integrated health care system in the country – to reform the way care is delivered to veterans. Continue reading

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Risky behavior: health-tracking quantified self apps & devices play loose with data

| August 7, 2014

Symantec report exposes privacy flaws among popular health tracking apps and devices.

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Be Heard on the Hill at ACC’s Legislative Conference

| August 6, 2014

This post was authored by Kim Allan Williams, Sr., MD, FACC, president-elect of the ACC. – See more at: http://blog.cardiosource.org/?s=Kim+Williams&submit=Search#sthash.46AzM8Qn.dpuf This post was authored by Kim Allan Williams, Sr., MD, FACC, president-elect of the ACC – See more at: http://blog.cardiosource.org/?s=Kim+Williams&submit=Search#sthash.46AzM8Qn.dpuf … Continue reading

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How a family practice physician created an evidence based app

| August 6, 2014

A interview with Dr Steven Lin, the physician app developer, regarding his process
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Make Your Voice Heard on Tobacco Regulation

| August 5, 2014

Did you know that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not currently have the authority to regulate tobacco products other than cigarettes, cigarette tobacco, smokeless tobacco and roll-your-own tobacco? Surprisingly, cigars, electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), hookah and other similar products are actually not subject to any regulations. As a result, the FDA is prevented from even requiring studies of their effects on people. Continue reading

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Highest funded health device on Kickstarter presents incomplete solution to improve sleep

| August 5, 2014

The Sense System has raised over $1.5 million on Kickstarter but fails to incorporate basic sleep medicine principles.
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iLapSurg app provides videos of Laparoscopic surgeries

| August 4, 2014

The iLapSurg app acts as a video library for laparoscopic surgeries
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