SmartPlanet stories related to the diagnosis, treatment and medical prevention of disease, injury or impairment, as well as the institutions, systems and policy that enable and deliver it.
If you want to get your adrenalin pumping, don't teach at a university.
6 | February 19, 2013 6:28pm |
Here's some insight into how companies like GE are taking advantage of 3D-printing technology.
1 | June 6, 2013 5:48am |
Top 20 most popular future jobs of 2030: Vertical farmer, limb maker, waste data handler, narrowcaster
In 2030, some of the most popular jobs could be vertical farmer, limb maker, waste data handler or narrowcaster, according to a new U.K. report.
7 | January 19, 2010 10:48am |
A federal judge has ordered that a Medicare database must be made public, ending a 33-year-old injunction.
10 | June 1, 2013 12:28pm |
A $1 vinegar screening can lower cervical cancer death rates, according to a 15-year study with 150,000 women. Globally, it could prevent 73,000 deaths a year.
4 | June 5, 2013 11:06pm |
TalkSession's Melissa Thompson wants to make signing up for therapy feel like joining a gym.
3 | May 28, 2013 1:39am |
The six-week-old baby from Ohio had a rare condition that caused his airway to collapse.
1 | May 30, 2013 12:04pm |
The non-invasive procedure improves upon existing pre-birth paternity tests that carry a small risk of inducing a miscarriage.
6 | June 25, 2012 7:21pm |
In the past decade Africa trails only South Asia as the region with the largest mobile growth rate.
4 | December 27, 2012 2:38pm |
3D printing can do more than create weaponry or houses -- it can provide cheap prosthetics to those who need them most.
June 1, 2013 2:19pm |
Federal funds and private industry are driving the growth of electronic health records -- but the proliferation of data could lead to a boost in breaches of privacy.
20 | June 20, 2012 7:44am |
General Electric will invest $2 billion over the next five years to build software aimed at harnessing, and making sense, of the growing influx of data within the health care industry.
June 12, 2013 10:26am |
The new model for health care? Walk-in clinics at more than 500 CVS stores allow patients to add medical services to their shopping lists--and pay with insurance.
6 | March 13, 2011 3:00am |
Money magazine's list of the best 'small cities' in the U.S. shows that suburban America hasn't changed much since the 1950s.
10 | August 23, 2012 4:18pm |
What is the reasoning behind taking staff to the best hospitals for treatment while sales continue to fall?
1 | May 29, 2013 5:32am |
Any professional who does not want their images used without permission can and should protect them. Failing to take basic steps is like leaving a buffet lunch out by the street, walking away, and...
196 | April 7, 2010 11:43am |
When Obama's healthcare overhaul goes into effect in 2014, nearly 6 million uninsured Americans will face a penalty.
4 | September 20, 2012 9:18am |
What do the stock market and brain trauma treatment have in common? Allow me to explain.
Sponsored | May 6, 2013 5:54am |
It has to be carefully regulated, and it falls outside the current health reform debate, but vertical integration in health care is an idea whose time has come.
6 | December 2, 2009 11:42am |
There are devices that help those suffering with mobility issues, but few for children with tiny limbs. Where does 3D printing come in?
January 25, 2013 5:26am |