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Health Systems Work with Epic on Electronic Patient-Reported Outcomes for Oncology

UnitedHealthcare Motion, an employer-sponsored wellness program, is telling its participants they can get a free Apple Watch if they meet the insurer’s daily walking goals over a six-month period. Participants can start receiving and using the Apple Watch (initially paying only tax and shipping) and then apply program earnings toward the purchase price of the… Read More »

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Medical News Today: Does using testosterone to treat depression work?

Medical professionals have been discussing whether testosterone treatment can actually reduce depressive symptoms in men for many years. A recent meta-analysis attempts to draw a clearer picture. Could testosterone therapy be the antidepressant of the future? Depression is a major global concern. Per year, major depressive disorder affects an estimated 16.1 million adults in the… Read More »

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What is a TENS unit and does it work?

A transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) unit is a battery-operated device that some people use to treat pain. TENS units work by delivering small electrical impulses through electrodes that have adhesive pads to attach them to a person’s skin. These electrical impulses flood the nervous system, reducing its ability to transmit pain signals to the… Read More »

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