Friday, April 16, 2021
How Fragmented Healthcare policies from state to state affect the flow of medical data within the US. Data can only be managed effectively

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OPINION & IMPACT
HEALTHCARE

Covid-19 Global Statistics

The figures below are automatically updated each day
GLOBAL
140,299,224
Total confirmed cases
Updated on April 16, 2021 8:05 pm
GLOBAL
3,006,449
Total deaths
Updated on April 16, 2021 8:05 pm
GLOBAL
18,077,078
Total active cases
Updated on April 16, 2021 8:05 pm

JUST FOR WOMEN

Health & Pregnancy

KEEP IN TOUCH

BREAST HEALTH | PREGNANCY

MENTAL

The Benefits of Using Wellness Apps Are Likely Exaggerated, False, or Unproven

By the end of this article, you will understand why you should be skeptical about the impressive claims from promoters of the apps like the Happify app that “86% of the users showed an increase in their happiness score after 8 weeks of regular use

ISABEL

CHECK YOUR SYMPTOMS

Isabel Symptom Checker

Medika has partnered with Isabel Health and you can now check your aches and pains in seconds by simply typing in your symptoms. Enjoy free access to a tool used by medical professionals.

EDUCATE

UNDERSTANDING

Preparing for: Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy

This article will help you prepare for a Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy. Understand what is involved in the procedure and
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DISEASES

A Guide to the Prevention and Treatment of Blood Clots

Blood clots (also called deep vein thrombosis most often occur in people who can't move around well or who have had recent surgery or an injury.

Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)

Atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema, is a non-contagious inflammatory skin condition. It is a chronic disease characterized by dry, itchy skin

Emphysema, a COPD

Emphysema is a type of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). COPD is a group of lung diseases that make it hard to breathe and get worse over time.

Chlamydia: The Most Common Bacterial STI and How to Avoid It

Chlamydia, caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis, is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted disease in the United States

HEALTHY MINDS

SAFETY

Why Should I Critically Appraise Health News?

Critical appraisal of healthcare news and opinion is essential in the modern world. This simple act can guide more informed decisions.

CARDIO

Pro Tips to Reduce Your Stroke Risk

The lifetime risk of stroke for adult men and women (25 years of age and older) is approximately 25 percent. Worldwide, stroke is the second most common cause of mortality and the second most common cause of disability.

SCAMS

QUACK ALERTS

Dr. Sherrill Sellman on Medika’s Quack Scale

Dr. Sherrill Sellman scores 5 out of 5 on Medika's Quack Scale. She poses a high risk to the general public and we recommend against following any of her advice.