New Machine Promises To Melt Away Fat (Limitless Possibilities)

Are you frustrated by all the hours you spend at the gym without seeing the results you want?  Well….you might be interested in a new machine that some people claim will quickly and painlessly melt away the fat. Too good to be true? Check out the video below from KVOA-TV in Tucson. Vanquish fat removal uses radio waves to “target fat cells, heating them up enough to … Continue reading New Machine Promises To Melt Away Fat (Limitless Possibilities)

Is Anybody Here A Nurse? (Limitless Possibilities)

A recent headline in the Arizona Capitol Times read, “A Coming Storm: Arizona’s Nursing Shortage.” According to the story – 16 states are not going to have an adequate supply of nurses by the year 2025 and Arizona’s shortage is expected to be the largest in the nation. From the Times article: Robin Schaeffer, the executive director of the Arizona Nurses Association, calls this coming deficit … Continue reading Is Anybody Here A Nurse? (Limitless Possibilities)

Committed To Population Health (Limitless Possibilities)

More than nine out of every ten hospitals are committed to population health. That comes from a recent survey by the American Hospital Association’s Health Research & Educational Trust and the Association for Community Health Improvement. More than 1,400 hospitals took part in the survey including large, medium, and small hospitals in both urban and rural areas from every corner of the country. Among the key … Continue reading Committed To Population Health (Limitless Possibilities)

Using Food To Lower The Risk Of Depression (Limitless Possibilities)

A healthy diet, packed with fruits and veggies, could lower your risk of depression. That’s the conclusion of a new study just published in ‘BMC Medicine‘. From Live Science: “To lower the risk of depression, “People can eat everything, but everything in moderation,” as long as they try to eat lots of vegetables,  fruits, nuts and fish, and avoid fast food and processed meats, said … Continue reading Using Food To Lower The Risk Of Depression (Limitless Possibilities)

Survey Shows The Importance Of Mental Health (Limitless Possibilities)

Most Americans believe mental health is important, but also believe it’s expensive and that mental health care is hard to find. That’s according to a recent survey that claims 90 percent of us put as much value on mental health as we do on physical health. According to a story on CNN.com – today’s young people aren’t buying into many of the old stigmas that were connected … Continue reading Survey Shows The Importance Of Mental Health (Limitless Possibilities)

Sobering Study On Marriage And Drinking (Limitless Possibilities)

Tying the knot may curb the urge to tie one on. That, according to a recent University of Missouri study that used data from an ongoing study of familial alcohol disorders by the Department of Psychology at Arizona State University.   In combing through the ASU data, Mizzou researchers found evidence that marriage appears to lower drinking rates among young adults…..even among people with severe drinking problems. From CTV … Continue reading Sobering Study On Marriage And Drinking (Limitless Possibilities)

Health Barriers And Education (Limitless Possibilities)

How important is education? According to a recent Georgetown University report – almost 97 percent of the “good jobs” created since 2010 have gone to college grads. Good jobs were described as ones with a median income of more than $42,700. The Education Commission of the States also recently released a report on the importance of education calling it, “a critical pathway by which children … Continue reading Health Barriers And Education (Limitless Possibilities)

Better Health Through Virtual Reality (Limitless Possibilities)

When you hear Virtual Reality (VR), many people think about video games. But Virtual Reality is also making a splash in the world of health and health care. ‘The Daily Beast’ ran a recent story titled, “Virtual Reality’s Very Real Place In Medical Care.” From the article: Imagine this: A burn patient winces with pain as a nurse attempts to delicately change her bandages. Lying stiffly, … Continue reading Better Health Through Virtual Reality (Limitless Possibilities)

Uber for Health Care (Limitless Possibilities)

Need a ride? A lot of people call Uber. But are they willing to do the same thing when they need a doctor? The Wall Street Journal just published a story titled, “Startups Vie To Build An Uber For Health Care.” To give you an idea of how this would work…..the Journal wrote about a company in California called “Heal” that promises to get a doctor … Continue reading Uber for Health Care (Limitless Possibilities)

We’re Hiring! (Limitless Possibilities)

“Despite having one of the highest unemployment rates in the country, thousands of health care positions are being added each month throughout Arizona.” That’s the first sentence of a recent article in the Marana News. The story goes on to say that more than four thousand new health care jobs were added in Arizona last August alone. A recent piece in the Phoenix Business Journal … Continue reading We’re Hiring! (Limitless Possibilities)