5 Simple Ways to Practice Food Safety

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Sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO), today is World Health Day! Since 1948, World Health Day has been celebrated every year on April 7th to raise global health awareness. This year, the theme is FOOD SAFETY. According to Dr. Jeff Livingston, “Food safety refers to the safe preparation and storage of food in the home. Most READ MORE →

Introducing Doctor of the Week, Dr. Zachary Veres!

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HealthTap is proud to present Dr. Zachary Veres as this week’s Doctor of the Week! Dr. Veres is a very engaged doctor on HealthTap whose success is demonstrated by his several HealthTap awards, including: Grand Master Rx Editor, National, Most Loved Doctor, National, and Editorial Board honors.  Dr. Veres is an experienced doctor with a career of over 12 years of family medicine practice and additional expertise in obesity medicine, READ MORE →

Tappenings – 4/3/15

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Gaby and the engineers took advantage of the empty courtyard to enjoy lunch!

How to Find the Best Pillow for a Good Night’s Sleep

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April 4th is International Pillow Fight Day! In honor of the event, here’s a great infographic to help you choose the best pillow for a good night’s sleep. Let’s face it: we spend a third of our life in bed. Sleep is essential to our health and well-being and having the right pillow can be the big READ MORE →

How Interns Help HealthTap Save the World: Wintern 2015 Special!

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Jason Wang is a freshman in Stanford University interested in Biology and Computer Science. He got to know HealthTap by actually using the platform before his internship began. He had sprained his ankle and was looking for an easy-to-understand treatment online. Last winter quarter Jason worked on the HealthTap Optimization project with Emily, Rocco, Jason and Annabel to scale READ MORE →