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Video Conferencing Lets Doctors See Diabetes Patients, But Dedicated VC Programs Could Do More

Every 23 seconds an American is diagnosed with diabetes. That’s the cry of the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) new social media campaign to raise awareness and funds to combat the disease. The ADA...
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For Worn-Out New Moms, Video Conferencing Provides On-Demand Breastfeeding Support

It’s one of the most natural and nurturing images we can conjure of the human experience. A mother cradling a breastfeeding baby. But there’s a lot of work that goes into making so...
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Video Conferencing Immediately Puts Young Asthma Sufferers in the Care of Expert Doctors

Even after the worst effects fade—air returns to squeezed lungs, the coughing stops, and the choking panic subsides—sufferers can be left physically shaken by a severe asthma attack for days. The actual...
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Canada Can Learn from the U.S.’s Experience Building Virtual Doctor Apps for Video Consultations

Prior to May of this year, if you were walking across the Rainbow Bridge that spans the U.S. and Canada at Niagara Falls and were suddenly struck in the eye by...
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High-Speed Therapy Uses Mini Video Conferencing Sessions to Counsel College Students

College life isn’t all beer pong and football. The workloads, new environments, complex curriculum, and the demands of regular exams, lab reports, and papers mean it’s actually a rather stressful place for...
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Video Consultations with Experts Reduce the Emotional Toll of Dementia

Dementia is the dark cloud that lingers just beyond America’s horizon. Every day 10,000 members of the Baby Boomer generation turn 65 and enter the age with the greatest risk of Alzheimer’s,...
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Video Conferencing Can Now Help Diagnose ADHD Among Kids During the School Day

Is your child in constant motion? Does he or she talk incessantly? Or have trouble focusing and prefer to daydream? If so, they may have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Such is the way the...
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24-Hour Automated Telepharmacies Will Connect Patients to Pharmacists Remotely

Written in Chinese the word ‘crisis’ is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity. Those famous words, spoken by a president who dispensed many of them, could...
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Scared of Spiders? Exposure Therapy Via Video Conferencing May Aid Arachnophobia Sufferers

Your heart rate increases. You feel dizzy. There’s a sudden pain in your chest and a slight choking sensation in your throat. You feel as if you are on the very edge...
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On-Demand Video Conferencing with Nurses Would Ease the Burden on Emergency Rooms

These numbers will make you feel ill. More than 136 million people attended an American medical emergency department in a single year, according to the most recent count available from the Centers...