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Topic: News and Events

February 18, 2019

10 dreaded diseases back from the brink

Once effective treatment or prevention exists for a disease, the hope is that the disease will fade from public health. But illnesses don’t always go away and can lurk in the shadows only to later re-emerge. Some of these diseases reappear because people fail to get vaccinated while others evolve to become more virulent and resistant to current treatment.

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Topics: Influenza, News and Events, cold treatment, online healthcare programs, Gout, When to use telemedicine

February 01, 2019

DOC in a box Online Doctors Are Helping The Influenza Outbreak

This weeks flu updates shows the good and the bad of this influenza season. The CDC released the 2018-2019 Influenza data with it ending on January 19, 2019. Overall about 20% of the states have dropped out of the moderate to high activity, those being California, Washington, and Idaho. However some states are not as lucky and continue to have a high activity. States such as Nebraska have been ranked the #1 spot for activity this week by omaha.com.

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Topics: News and Events, virtual doctor consultation, online doctor, online doctor consultation, doc in a box, When to use telemedicine

January 27, 2019

Researchers Find a New Treatment for the Common Cold and Flu

For cold and flu-like symptoms, most consumers take over-the-counter medicines, while clinicians can prescribe antiviral drugs such as Tamiflu. But none of these is a silver bullet against the common cold or flu. Now, researchers have shown that elderberry syrup—a remedy as old as folklore—substantially reduces both symptom severity and symptom duration for colds and flu.

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Topics: News and Events, Health Facts, cold treatment

January 25, 2019

Doctor From Anywhere And Anytime

DOC in a box has been a leading innovator in telehealth technology over the last 3 years. With this week's exciting announcement of new states to service, DOC in a box has proved once more that it's ground-breaking innovation is leading the way for others to follow........

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Topics: News and Events, Job Postings