Category: Health Attitude

Solar Powered Pacemakers

A pacemaker device implanted in the abdomen or chest can control abnormal heart rhythms. Millions of people have a pacemaker and more than one million additional ones are implanted every year. Pacemakers utilize electrical impulses to assist the heart in maintaining a

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Medicare to Negotiate with Pharmaceutical Industry

In March 2015, Health Attitude: Unraveling and Solving the Complexities of Healthcare was published. One of the recommendations made in the book, to address the spiraling healthcare cost for Americans, was to allow Medicare to negotiate the price of drugs. It was

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Wearable Ultrasound Blood Pressure Patch

The trend is clear. More and more medical tests and procedures will be less invasive than in the past. Smart devices of various types will be able to look into our bodies and measure what is going on. One of

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The Positive Potential of the Internet

There has been plenty of bad news about the Internet lately. Big tech spying on us, fake news, etc. I am optimistic these issues will get resolved, although it will take time. Meanwhile, there are a lot of good things

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The New Shoulder

Here is the proof of my new shoulder. The new titanium ball is nicely fitted into my humerus, the long bone in the upper arm between the elbow joint and the shoulder. It took a highly skilled surgeon with hammer,

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