True or False: Does Flossing Prevent Heart Disease?

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Yes, it’s true! Our network of 73,000 includes dentists, orthodontists, cosmetic dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons—a long list of teeth experts. Believe it or not, your smile is more than a sign of happiness. A bright, clean smile is a healthy one Brush up on your dental knowledge with these 8 tooth truths: 1. True or False: As READ MORE →

Digital Health Headlines 9/21/15

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After Apple’s event last week, much of the talk around digital health has been around wearables adoption, telemedicine guidelines and legislation, and mobile device interoperability.   Maximizing The Potential Of Virtual Care “In addition to linking medically underserved patients with doctors and specialists, virtual care may also help lower costs, by reducing high-priced trips to READ MORE →

Doctor of the Week: Dr. Fletcher Derrick

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HealthTap is excited to announce this week’s Doctor of the Week! Dr. Fletcher Derrick, a urologist based in South Carolina, has been in practice for 57 years, and has won the Top Urologist award. Formerly a professor in and Chairman of the Department of Urology at George Washington University, Dr. Derrick is now a Clinical READ MORE →

The ACL Epidemic

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You may wonder, “The ACL epidemic—is that an exaggeration?” An Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tear may become front-page news every so often when a professional athlete takes a bad fall and is out of the game for a year, but most would hardly call that an epidemic. What you did not know is that research READ MORE →

The 3 Things We Tend to Forget About Sexual Health

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When it comes to sex and sexual health, most of what we hear about is the “sexy,” fun side—tips, tricks, and other lifestyle topics. While those can definitely be part of a healthy sex life, it’s easy to forget about the less sexy, more serious side of sexual health—but the serious side is just as READ MORE →