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An App That Lets You Track Down Who Got You Sick

An App That Lets You Track Down Who Got You Sick | changing healthcare | Scoop.it

The Facebook app uses different clues to determine which friends are sick by checking status updates for words, such as "flu" "sneezing" and "coughing," and looking at places those people might have checked in. Even the times your friends have posted are considered relevant. For example, several late night posts may indicate a person hasn't been sleeping enough and, thus, would be more susceptible to catching -- and passing along -- the bug.

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Your Medical Chart Could Include Exercise Minutes

Your Medical Chart Could Include Exercise Minutes | changing healthcare | Scoop.it
CHICAGO -- Roll up a sleeve for the blood pressure cuff. Stick out a wrist for the pulse-taking. Lift your tongue for the thermometer. Report how many minutes you are active or getting exercise.  
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How Your Wage Affects Your Heart Health

How Your Wage Affects Your Heart Health | changing healthcare | Scoop.it
The researchers found that the lower the hourly wage, the higher the risk of hypertension was.  
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Ten Ways to Start Treating Patients Better

Ten Ways to Start Treating Patients Better | changing healthcare | Scoop.it
From wireless EKGs to customer service, small steps aim to heal the whole person.
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