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COVID-19 Impact on Healthcare Technology

COVID-19 Impact on Healthcare Technology

When COVID-19 hit, it changed the world as we know it. Humanity has worked hard to adapt to the changes and challenges it has brought with it, yet there will always be a lingering impact. It’s essential to know how COVID-19 will impact healthcare technology. In 2020...

The Link Between Mouth Bacteria and Rheumatoid Arthritis

The Link Between Mouth Bacteria and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Recent studies have begun to show that there are correlations between arthritis and bacteria. Specifically, these studies are finding a connection between rheumatoid arthritis (RA), early RA (ERA), and high levels of bacteria (Prevotella and Veillonella) in their...

How Covid Could Be Causing TMD

How Covid Could Be Causing TMD

There is a legitimate reason that doctors advise against feeling too much stress when possible. Stress increases the production of the stress hormone called Cortisol. An overproduction of Cortisol, if left unchecked, could lead to a variety of physical ailments, including stomach ulcers, headaches, G.I. issues, insomnia, impotence, and muscle tension. In addition, stress lowers our immune system, making us vulnerable to colds and other illnesses. 

Canada’s Response to Covid-19 Over the Past Year

Canada’s Response to Covid-19 Over the Past Year

One of the things that historians, public health experts, epidemiologists, and infectious disease specialists will be discussing for years is the report card given to each country regarding their handling of COVID-19. For better or worse, lessons will be learned either way regarding how the world handled the global crisis. The hope is that we as a planet will all be better prepared for the next emergency. Now that grades are being tallied, it looks like Canada will go down in history with bragging rights for an above-average B grade.

The Lastest Tech in Dentistry

The Lastest Tech in Dentistry

Dentistry is one of the world’s oldest medical professions. It dates back to the year 7000 B.C., but modern dentistry wasn’t embraced until 1723 A.D. when Pierre Fauchard, a French surgeon, published the first comprehensive guide ever written about dental care. Many of the book’s ideas remain the basis of dentistry to this day. 

Gadgets Shaping the Future of Healthcare

Gadgets Shaping the Future of Healthcare

The future of tech is all around us. It is causing us to reimagine nearly every industry and the way we spend our leisure time. Another aspect of this is the way it will also keep us healthier and perhaps save lives. The healthcare industry is already adapting to the...

Top Changes Happening in Canada’s Healthcare

Top Changes Happening in Canada’s Healthcare

The Canadian universal healthcare system is ranked the number one out of the most well-developed public health care systems in the world. This impressive top ten list includes Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany, United Kingdom, Japan, Australia, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. There are many reasons why Canada ranks so highly, such as the low prescription costs and the declaration of the Canada Health Act, which states that prescription drugs administered in Canadian hospitals are to be provided at no cost to the patient.

The Future of AI in Healthcare

The Future of AI in Healthcare

With technology rapidly getting better, it’s no wonder that many try to look at how it will impact various industries going forward, especially when it comes to artificial intelligence. To the uninitiated, AI might sound like something out of a sci-fi movie that could...

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