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Ground Breaking App is the Future of HealthCare – Meet HealthLynked!

People who saw the Demo in December of 1976 might have guessed they were witnessing the birth of something big.  However, it was not at all clear then the little machine and the team showing it off were more significant than any number of other exhibitors at the West Coast Computer Faire –  a smaller … Continue reading “Ground Breaking App is the Future of HealthCare – Meet HealthLynked!”

Celebrate Life on National Cancer Survivors Day

Today is National Cancer Survivors Day – a Celebration of Life for anyone who has been touched by cancer. As I sit here today with one of my favorite cancer survivors, valiantly battling prostrate cancer for the last 12 years, I am reminded of their struggles and how important each moment is.   Every day, … Continue reading “Celebrate Life on National Cancer Survivors Day”

Some Eating Disorders Increase the Odds of Death 18-Fold

  Trigger Warning:  This article covers one or more eating disorders in graphic detail. We began to notice eating out was often a struggle, even around the sixth grade.  Just a picky eater, right?  I mean, we all have our preferences. We made room for her to assert her will as she began to grow … Continue reading “Some Eating Disorders Increase the Odds of Death 18-Fold”

A Once Controversial Bear Hug Now Saves Lives

At the end of the long, stark white hall, walking from work after a long day, I saw three friends laughing as they left the cafeteria of the hospital.  I couldn’t make out their faces, as they were brightly backlit by sun pouring in the large exit doors I was headed toward. Approaching closer, I … Continue reading “A Once Controversial Bear Hug Now Saves Lives”

10 People Will Perish in the Next Minute from Smoking

  Each minute, smokers burn through nearly 11 million cigarettes and 10 perish from the habit – one approximately every six seconds.  The United Nations and the World Health Organization (WHO) have set aside today as World No Tobacco Day.  Following are a few facts to consider when measuring the impact of smoking on the … Continue reading “10 People Will Perish in the Next Minute from Smoking”

7 Ways to Get Moving on Senior Health and Fitness Day

  It is never too late to start feeling great, and you are never over the hill, especially if you take the time to walk up one! Held annually on the last Wednesday in May, today is National Senior Health and Fitness Day – a nationwide health and fitness event held for older adults.  More … Continue reading “7 Ways to Get Moving on Senior Health and Fitness Day”

Let’s Lift the Global Burden of Viral Hepatitis, B and C

World Digestive Health Day is celebrated every year on May 29th. WDHD for short, it marks the start of a twelve-month long campaign focused on raising public and professional awareness of a particular digestive disease or disorder.  The campaign for 2018 is entitled: “Viral Hepatitis B & C: Lift the Global Burden” World Digestive Health Day was … Continue reading “Let’s Lift the Global Burden of Viral Hepatitis, B and C”

We Honor Our Fallen on Memorial Day

On this day many consider a welcomed rest from work and the unofficial start of the summer season, we at HealthLynked wish to show our gratitude for those who have paid the ultimate price and to those who are still serving around the globe.  We recognize brave service women and men stand when and where … Continue reading “We Honor Our Fallen on Memorial Day”

Slather on the SunScreen to Help Prevent Skin Cancer

Today is Sunscreen Day!  With many counting Memorial Day Weekend as the unofficial kickoff to summer, it’s time to start enjoying boats, beaches, and barbeques. Wearing sunscreen to protect your skin will ensure you maximize the fun while minimizing the harmful effects of the sun. On the not-so-sunny side of things, Sunscreen Day serves as … Continue reading “Slather on the SunScreen to Help Prevent Skin Cancer”

7 Ways to Beat the Heat

Extreme Heat often results in the highest number of annual deaths among all weather-related hazards in the US. On average, it has killed more people in the last 30 years than any other weather phenomena. Just this Wednesday, another child perished in a car in Nashville – the seventh such tragedy this year. EXTREME HEAT … Continue reading “7 Ways to Beat the Heat”