When we hug and embrace those that we love, a special kind of magic is released and exchanged.  It is a powerful and intimate moment that feels us with warmth, hope, and a profound sense of belonging.  For that moment in time we lose ourselves, our cares, our worries, and the past and the future…

The use of telemedicine to solve “access to care” related disparities in rural areas has become a rapidly growing, global initiative in recent years. The past decade’s technological advancements have made previously underserved regions of the globe accessible by top doctors from the United States, Europe, and beyond. It has now become possible to “beam”…

So you’re a VideoMedicine provider… Chances are, you are passionate about access to care for families in rural areas or who may be disabled, making it difficult to see a provider with ease. Or perhaps you joined VideoMedicine to take part in one of our enterprise initiatives or to offer telehealth to your own clientele. There’s…

Regardless of the “why” in your choice of VideoMedicine as a viable care option, the “how” is what should really be focused on to insure you get the best care possible. Some tips to consider to help ensure that you receive the best care possible: It is the patient who is responsible for initiating appointments, not…

Contrary to what one might think, telemedicine doesn’t cost money… it saves money. In the words of the American Telemedicine Association in their article entitled Telemedicine’s Impact on Healthcare Cost and Quality, “Most of the peer-reviewed research about the cost effectiveness of telemedicine that is based on large sample sizes and follow sound scientific rigor…

Is Feng Shui Good for Your Health? Many people wonder whether or not there is any scientific proof for the positive effects of using feng shui to improve one’s living space. For many years, whether feng shui is science or superstition has been a hotly debated subject. However, due to the research of scientists and…

A Nap a Day Keeps the Doctor Away Have you ever wondered why they call it a power nap? It’s because naps are exactly that– power for those in need of an energy or brain boost. Studies conducted by leading scientific communities such as the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism have proven that daily napping…

Cheers to Valentine’s – Health Benefits of Red Wine Lift up your glass this Valentine’s Day and say a cheers to good health, because everyone’s favorite V-Day beverage, red wine, is good for our hearts and bodies. In fact, red wine drunk in moderation is so good for you, it was even listed by Harvard…

Chocolate – Making Valentine’s Day Heart Healthy Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love, kindness, and all things heart-shaped. Bright red hearts can be seen everywhere this year, from shop windows to greeting cards, to dentist offices to postage stamps. It’s definitely the season of love, but did you know that it’s also the season…

Ebola in the U.S. Craig Spencer, a 33-year-old physician, was diagnosed with Ebola on Thursday. Spencer is the first reported case in New York City, which brings the total number of reported cases in the United States to four. Working with the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), or better known in English as Doctors Without Borders,…