Tag Archives: Care

Overcoming Overeating: A former food addict’s road to recovery and self care

For award-winning journalist Mara Schiavocampo, the journey to losing 90 pounds began with confronting the truth and writing a single list. (photos courtesy of Mara Schiavocampo.) It’s often said that the journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step. For me, the journey to losing 90 pounds began with a single list. I remember… Read More »

5 quick PR tricks to cover up a lack of real health care news

As all researchers know, science is a grinding parade of failure and dead ends. But as we’ve often written, news release writers sometimes seem hell-bent on making the public believe otherwise. Like expert makeup artists, they can add sparkle to lackluster findings, mask blemishes in study designs, and smooth over unimpressive data. One thing I… Read More »

Telemedicine improves patient satisfaction with postoperative care

Patients recovering from vascular surgery say that telemedicine has improved their satisfaction with postoperative care as well as their quality of life. That’s the finding of a recent study published in the Annals of Vascular Surgery. The study compared outcomes between patients who received telehealth remote monitoring with those who received standard treatment, including routine… Read More »