Tag Archives: Disease

Kentucky toddler’s tick bite led to rare disease, mom warns: ‘I wouldn’t wish this upon my worst enemy’

A Kentucky mother who found a tick on her 2-year-old son’s neck now has a warning for other parents: Beware of these potentially disease-causing critters. Kayla Oblisk’s told Fox News she removed a tick from her toddler Jackson’s body in May after he played outside. Days later, on May 20, she began to notice symptoms… Read More »

Artificial intelligence can identify at-risk patients, inform care and improve disease prevention

There’s no shortage of buzz around artificial intelligence and its potential impact on a variety of areas within healthcare, from patient care to revenue cycle operations. There is an emerging trend toward AI assets that amplify the value of patient data and provide an extendable, scalable pathway to effective primary disease prevention. That’s something that… Read More »

Study links drinking too much beer and tea to chronic kidney disease

A new study has shown that drinking too much tea or beer can lead to chronic kidney disease. This is the perfect excuse to start your 2019 resolutions of right! Researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in Baltimore, examined survey data on drink consumption among 3,003 African-American men and women who all had kidney… Read More »