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Virtual reality playing a role in health care

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This is the second story in a three-part series on virtual reality.  We’re a ways from using it in areas such as surgery and other medical procedures, but virtual reality (VR) is playing an increasingly larger role in health care. ...

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Expert: Road design is directly related to public health (access required)

Automobile-centric modern America is rigged against good health, says an urban health expert. Richard Joseph Jackson, a pediatrician and professor at the Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA, called for making dense development, walking and bicycling a priority. Jackson, ...

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Saint Alphonsus opens medical office in Nampa (access required)

The new Saint Alphonsus Medical Office Building in Nampa started admitting specialty patients in the past month. Located next to Saint Alphonsus Health Plaza, the $13.5 million facility offers services such as rehabilitation, maternal fetal medicine, cardiology, orthopedics, and obstetrics/gynecology. ...

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Welcyon: Fitness for the over-50 crowd (access required)

You get to a certain age, and perhaps you’re not as fit as you once were. All of a sudden, the thought of working out with 20-somethings and 30-somethings is pretty much a deal killer. That’s how a Boise dinner ...

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