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What’s Ruining Healthcare, Again?

Forbes published an article earlier this week titles “10 Ways Lack of Communication is Ruining Healthcare”. If you’ve been following healthcare at all since January, “ruining healthcare” is not an unfamiliar term to hear tossed around, but wouldn’t you think that was all due to politics. It may or may not be surprising to you…

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Switchpoint Conference-2017

Switchpoint is an annual conference brought to North Carolina by IntraHealth. With a massive stage that hosted a diverse array of speakers and presenters, the energy in the Haw River Ballroom last week was almost tangible last Thursday and Friday, for the 7th annual conference. The day I attended was filled to the brim–speakers ranging…

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Summer Tanning

With summer just around the corner, the beach calls: sun, sand, and a chance to get the long-awaited tan. Carefree, however, doesn’t mean careless. It’s important to remember that, as our first defense against the outside world, the skin is subject to a lot of damage. About 90% of melanoma cases are caused by UV…

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Naming Flu Viruses-Nothing to Sneeze At!

By Arshya Gurbani I’m sorry about the title, too. I heard a pretty ridiculous pun today, and I guess they’re just contagious…much like the flu. That’s right–sure as the sun rising each morning and the certain as the pride every Tarheel felt following last week’s momentous basketball victory…flu season is back again. In the US,…

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