Social Media and Health

16 06, 2015

The Future of Healthcare has Arrived!

2015-06-16T20:03:36-05:00 June 16th, 2015|Early Cancer Detection, Health and Canada, Medical Imaging, Social Media and Health|

In partnership with the MyCare programs, MyCare MedTech Inc. (MMi) announces the introduction of its ground breaking Mobile Health (mHealth) and Virtual Health (vHealth) services, available September 2015. Services will include: Electronic Personal Medical Records (PMR) – accessible 24/7/365 from anywhere in the world Virtual Physician Consultation – online direct consultation from home, office or [...]

3 07, 2014

Life in Deep Space Accelerates Aging Process: MRI Study

2014-07-03T22:20:59-05:00 July 3rd, 2014|Health and Canada, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Research, Radiology, Social Media and Health|

Canadian astronaut and online sensation Chris Hadfield piqued the interests of millions of people worldwide when he published breathtaking photos of the planet during his commanding stint aboard the International Space Station. He continued to make headlines upon his return, but for another reason--he lost one per cent of his bone density for each month [...]

12 02, 2013

Dr. Google: When Self-Diagnosis Goes Too Far

2013-02-12T22:33:28-05:00 February 12th, 2013|MRI Vancouver, Social Media and Health|

Not so very long ago, prospective patients relied completely on their doctors and nurses for health information. Whether it was diagnosing a serious illness, explaining symptoms the patient was suffering through, or giving  nutritional advice, doctors of yore were the sole gatekeepers of medical knowledge. These days, websites like Google or WebMD have given the population instant [...]