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Denise Amrich, RN explores the intersection between health and technology, and does her best to help techies get and stay healthy...one blog post at a time.
Denise Amrich is a Registered Nurse who also has 20 years of operations, logistics, and editorial management experience. She is the health care advisor for the U.S. Strategic Perspective Institute, and a mentor for the Virtual Campus at Florida's Brevard Community College.Denise co-founded ZATZ Publishing, and has been the managing editor for its magazines since 1997. She was previously the managing editor for a number of Ziff-Davis technology publications.Nothing Denise writes is meant to be a substitute for medical advice, and shouldn't be considered as such. If you are in need of medical help, please see your doctor.
Meal Snap is accurate enough to amaze your friends, and give you a rough idea what you're about to eat.
We techies often list vision loss as a major worry since so much of our time is spent staring at displays.
I can recommend these feeds to you with one caution...you might get sucked in. But isn't that what Twitter's for?
There's some super-hero, dynamic-duo, cancer-fighting action in the news from "good cholesterol".
Had it gone live, it would have been a bookkeeping nightmare.
What's really going on with Google Health?
What's the craziest medical term you've ever heard?
What do you think of using social media for health information?
My goal for this blog is to explore the ways health is evolving in our 21st century world, along with the confluence of technology, health informatics, geeky gadgets, social media, the Internet, the availability of incredible amounts of information, the changing landscape of health care policy, and amazing advances in science.
Although the app itself it is a bit unpolished, the breathing exercises it led me through took me from "strangle someone" to "serene" in mere seconds.
The best of ZDNet, delivered
- 1 The dark side of those bright detergent pacs: kids being poisoned
- 2 Funny top ten list about useless studies will give you a chuckle
- 3 Traveling with a THR (total hip replacement) in the age of the TSA
- 4 Free and open source healthcare software for your practice
- 5 Can iPhone Meal Snap photo app magically tell what's in your meal? We put it to the test.