Dietary sodium intake has long been identified as a major risk factor for premature death, especially due to its potential link to cardiovascular disease. As such, physicians often advise minimizing sodium intake to help promote health. A new study published in the European Heart Journal challenges some of the conventional wisdom on sodium … [Read more...]
Sodium Intake: What are the True Health Implications?
Do Children Conceived with Assisted Reproductive Technology Have Increased Cancer Risk?
Assisted reproductive technology use has accelerated across the world in recent years to address fertility challenges. As a result, more research into the health of the children who are conceived through these methods has been pursued, and our relevant knowledge is growing. While it has been posited that assisted reproductive technology may … [Read more...]
Broadband Access – Essential For Telehealth
OPYS Telehealth Blog Series March 8, 2022 Issue No. 3 Broadband access is the foundation of telehealth and virtual healthcare services. Without it, your program is like a like a sandcastle, built in the sand, that can be easily washed away by the ocean. When a patient is trying to access virtual healthcare, spotty or inadequate broadband speeds … [Read more...]
Monitoring mRNA Vaccine Safety
The speed with which the COVID-19 vaccines were developed raised concerns among healthcare professionals and the general public alike regarding both the long-term efficacy and safety of the vaccines. Though certain vaccines were granted emergency use authorization given the gravity of the public health crisis, efficacy and safety data have been … [Read more...]
Sleep Experts Call for Elimination of Daylight Savings
There has long been a controversy over the benefits and harms of daylight savings time. The tradition of daylight savings began in Germany during World War I as a strategy to save energy. Changing our clocks to accommodate daylight savings is now required by law, and people in support of the practice argue that daylight savings improves safety for … [Read more...]