4 Ways To Prevent Ear Aches

When it comes to ear pain, there’s good news and there’s bad news.

The good news is that there’s been a decline in ear infections in kids since the pneumococcus vaccine was introduced several years ago to combat pneumococcus. This is one of the most...

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Pollen Counts Are High, You're Feeling Low

Your nose starts to itch, your eyes get watery, and then rapid-fire sneezing--before you know it, you have emptied an entire tissue box in a futile attempt to dam up your nasal flow. Oh no, it’s pollen season already?!?!

The Food and Drug...

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Employee Benefits Adviser: First Stop Health and Teladoc Discuss the Challenges Facing Employee Telemedicine Programs

At the recent EBA Workplace Benefits Renaissance conference,  First Stop Health President David Guttman, and Teladoc Vice President Anne Stowell discussed the challenges of implementing a high-value telemedicine program. Click here to read the...

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Can Stress Make You Sick?

“Don’t stress it.”

This phrase has become common in our everyday language but do we take our own advice? Ah, if it were only that easy.

Stress is part of the human condition--it has been around since the beginning and isn’t leaving anytime soon....

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Dave Guttman: Telemedicine and Insights on Reconstructing Healthcare (Podcast)

As we start 2018, we looked at our archives for content tha appeared in the past year that continues to generate interest and value for our readers. One notable example is this podcast, with First Stop Health President Dave Guttman, who appeared as...

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What Does Your Fever Mean?

Fevers are certainly draining and unpleasant. Fevers aren’t an illness--rather they’re a symptom of the body’s response to illness. When the body is invaded by viruses, bacteria or other infection the immune system turns up your internal thermometer...

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Telemedicine and Electronic Health Records: Creating a Patient-Centric EHR System

Increasingly, the many difficulties created by electronic health records (EHRs) are a focus of discussion within the healthcare industry. As reforms for  improved physician usability are debated, it’s potentially valuable to recognize that the...

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Pack Your Meds

Vacation—a single word that brings with it the excitement of scenery change, a break from the daily grind, and the promise of a new adventure. Whether you’re traveling by road, sea, or air, getting away can be a therapeutic respite from your normal...

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A Cough That Won't Stop

When you think about SPEED, what comes to mind? A cheetah sprinting across the savannah? A bullet train speeding along the coast? A race car blurring past the finish line?

Few would imagine but the speed of a human cough can approach 500 miles per...

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