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Category Archives: Health

The Death of the Stethoscope

In the current issue of Saurage Research Key Findings our healthcare article describes how medical technology will eventually replace 80% of what doctors do. With everything from iPhone medicine to Nano Robotics, do doctors even need the infamous stethoscope so proudly worn around their neck, or has it become a mere adornment to the white coat?

Poinsettias Are Not Poisonous

Despite the popular belief that Poinsettias are poisonous, the truth is they are not. In fact, according to the American Society of Florists, no other consumer plant has been tested more for toxicity.

Facetime your doc? More than 70% of people say they would interact with doctors online

“Healthcare professionals are among the last, if not the last, service providers to not use email to communicate with the people they serve, ” writer Joseph Kvedar points out in a recent Wall Street Journal feature.

From Factistics: Stress, Optimism and Well-being

An associate shared this charming representation of vacation stress recently and, once the laughter subsided, I wondered just how relaxed or stressed Houstonians, or for that matter, Texans, are.

The Argument of a Life(time)

Guilty secret. I have a trainer, a well-certified professional to whom I pay perfectly good money to manage my health and fitness.