The Ageless Soccer Player ~ What’s a Body For?



Are you feeling older? Do your feet ache? Back hurt? Having sciatica again? Eyes need glasses? Going deaf? Getting those numb, tingling feelings in the arm? Forgetting things?

Welcome to the body. And if you were not born with any of these conditions or if you did not collect one or more through some injury, the aging body seems prone to these symptoms. So what is the body?

I had a dream the other day that I hated waking up from. I was seventeen, racing up and down a soccer field, kicking, spinning, heading, trapping, dribbling, and so on. I could smell the fresh-cut grass, sense the sun’s rays on my wet skin, hear my legs churning as I ran.

And then I awoke. I was back to the present, in a different body. But the exuberant feeling and sense of rush was still with me. I felt it. And yet here…

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Telehealth and its impact on patient relationships


Blog post by Colin Hung

If you scan the healthcare technology headlines these days, it is easy to tell where all the glitz and glamour is – mobile health, wearables and EHRs dominate the daily headlines. In fact, I would hazard a guess that 2014 will become known as the year that fitness trackers and other forms of wearables truly hit their stride (pun intended).

However, there is a trend that’s been growing over the past several years that I believe will have a greater impact on the future of healthcare – telehealth.

Telehealth, the act of “seeing” a physician, nurse or other healthcare professional via video chat or on the phone, has been around for over 10 years. However, it is only in the last 2 years that it has begun to attract significant investment and attention.

According to a report published by BCC Research, the telehealth…

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