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VA apps pose privacy risk to veterans’ healthcare data

The increasing use of apps provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs is meant to improve access to patient health and benefits information in convenient digital platforms. However, members of Congress are worried that this electronic data is vulnerable. “When a veteran downloads an app from the VA’s app store, how much personal information does… Read More »

Why yoga bridge pose

Ask for a spot from a coach until you can get it yourself. Another version of bridge pose involves lifting one knee at a time while maintaining the pose. Secure the foot again and repeat with the left leg why yoga bridge pose the same length of time. Hold this for 30 seconds before putting… Read More »

Kurmasana (tortoise pose)

The Kurmasana, otherwise known as the tortoise posture in Ashtanga Yoga is a posture that lengthens your back muscles and helps to release tightness in the sacrum and lumbar region. Start in the downward facing dog position; inhale and jump your feet on to the floor in front of your hands. Your legs should be on the… Read More »

From Brexit to TRexit: Transperineal biopsies pose a challenge to the traditional transrectal biopsy method

By now most of us are familiar with Brexit, the UK’s pending divorce with the European Union. But in a play on that term, British doctors are also moving towards an exit they’ve dubbed “TRexit” from the most common sort of prostate biopsy: the transrectal ultrasound guided biopsy, or TRUS. Men who test positive on… Read More »