Dr. Rutledge shares how we provide you with the best answers

Dr. Rutledge shares how we provide you with the best answers

This past week, HealthTap’s Chief Medical Information Officer, Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge, presented results of recent research to attendees at the American Medical Informatics Association’s 2013 Summit on Clinical Research Informatics, which was held in San Francisco. Dr. Rutledge’s paper generated a lively discussion among conference attendees, who provided great feedback and ideas for for how(…)

Top 12 Allergy Tips from our Medical Experts

Top 12 Allergy Tips from our Medical Experts

1. Wash hair before bed so allergens don’t get on pillow and then in eyes >> 2. Avoid consuming “cured meats.” The nitrites & nitrates in them will worsen your allergies >> 3. Don’t use any form of fabric softener or dryer sheets to avoid irritating residues >> 4. Groom cats with damp cloths or(…)

Wellness Series: All About Allergies

Wellness Series: All About Allergies

Ah-choo! March 20th marked the first day of spring and for many people, that means allergy season is right around the corner. Scientists have confirmed that this year’s allergy season will last four weeks longer than usual, extending into mid-fall. Start the sneezing season on the right foot by learning more about allergies from our(…)

HealthTap Brings Personalization to Digital Health

HealthTap Brings Personalization to Digital Health

Top mobile health platform adds personalization to its immediate free health answers from 35,000 US doctors. Palo Alto, CA – March 20, 2013 – HealthTap, the world largest network of online and mobile doctors, today announced that the health answers it provides from its network of top experts can now be tailored to every user(…)

Wellness Series: Physical Activity

Wellness Series: Physical Activity

This month, millions of Americans will gather to cheer on their favorite basketball teams for March Madness. Whether it be basketball, swimming, figure skating, or something else, physical fitness fosters dedication and builds trust and relationships. Most importantly, fitness helps use lead healthier lives with stronger bodies and minds. The best part is that you(…)

“Am I Pregnant?” By HealthTap Featured Writer Dr. Jeff Livingston

“Am I Pregnant?” By HealthTap Featured Writer Dr. Jeff Livingston

This is recurring question for me in practice. Each day someone comes to the office asking if they might be pregnant. In today’s world there is no reason for anyone to be asking this question. There is no reason to guess. There is no reason to wonder if you might be pregnant because you are(…)

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