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Healtheo360 and Visus Technology Form Partnership to Connect Chronically Ill Patients to Novel Medical Research and Clinical Trials

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 29, 2016 2:49:06 PM

Will Also Provide Fast Access to Critical Health Information for Patients and Caregivers Dealing with Chronic Health Conditions Such as Alzheimer's

NEW YORK, March 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Healtheo360®, a social media platform for people with chronic health and rare health conditions, and Visus Technology, Inc., which created a hands-free mobile health platform to enhance the quality of life of people with chronic illnesses, today announced the launch of a mobile social media platform to connect patients and caregivers dealing with chronic illness to critical health information, including details on novel medical research and clinical trial participation.

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Alleviating Senior Social Isolation Through Social Media

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 19, 2014 11:49:26 AM

Loneliness and isolation can be as big of a health concern for senior citizens as heart disease, arthritis, or osteoporosis. Seniors are more susceptible to social isolation and loneliness. As they grow older their social network shrinks: spouses pass away, friends get sick, or people move away.

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5 Ways Social Media Improves Health

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 9, 2014 2:57:09 PM

Social media and other social networks are fast becoming a large influence on the public’s health. It is a great resource because it has a plethora of tools, health information, and support. While physical space is decreasing for support groups, more and more are cropping up online each day and patients are turning to their social networks to research doctors, treatment options, and get general health information. Below are 5 ways social media can help improve the state of health.

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How Social Media is Changing the Doctor-Patient Relationship

Posted by healtheo360 on Feb 26, 2014 1:43:35 PM

Social Media is increasingly becoming engrained within people’s every-day lives. This change is especially important for the healthcare industry as it continues to evolve. While it is understandable that some doctors and healthcare companies would be hesitant to take to social media due to a perceived lack of guidelines for posting content, it is also important to recognize how the use of social media can greatly improve the doctor-patient relationship.

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When Social Media Meets Health Care [infographic]

Posted by healtheo360 on Jul 17, 2013 1:47:17 PM

Social media is changing the nature of healthcare. The following infographic illustrates the trend of interactions between patients and health organizations online. If done right, social media and healthcare can go hand in hand to provide better care for patients.

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America's Legal Overdose Problem [infographic]

Posted by healtheo360 on Jun 24, 2013 4:28:15 PM

Five Things The CDC Wants You to Know About America’s Prescription Painkiller Epidemic

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Japanese Eyeball Licking Trend Has Major Health Implications

Posted by healtheo360 on Jun 19, 2013 4:55:54 PM

A bizarre expression of affection in Japan, known as oculolinctus, is resulting a massive rise in eye infections on a national scale.  So what exactly is oculolinctus? Eyeball licking! Yes, seriously.

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US Healthcare: Highest Price for the Lowest Quality [infographic]

Posted by healtheo360 on Jun 17, 2013 11:44:24 AM

When health care policy in America is discussed, the focus immediately shifts to the question of how the bills should be covered and who should cover them, bypassing a bigger, more important question: Why are our bills so high in the first place?

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Why You Should Pass on the Cinnamon Challenge

Posted by healtheo360 on Apr 23, 2013 2:59:09 PM

A popular social media fad is a trending cause in Poison Control Center calls and ER visits for teens that require treatment for collapsed lungs after attempting the “Cinnamon Challenge.”

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The 5 Best Feel Good Movies of All Time

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 22, 2013 1:32:04 PM

Feeling down? Nothing can turn things around like a powerful feel-good story. Here are five of our favorite inspirational movies about overcoming adversity.

5. Letters To God

A young boy fighting cancer writes letters to God, touching lives in his neighborhood and community and inspiring hope among everyone he comes in contact. An unsuspecting substitute postman, with a troubled life of his own, becomes entangled in the boy's journey and his family by reading the letters. They inspire him to seek a better life for himself and his own son he's lost through his alcohol addiction.

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