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Apple Watches and Fitbits to Monitor Drug Use Heart Rate. Really?

Technological advances have revolutionized the healthcare industry. From the stethoscope early on to pacemakers, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), laparoscopic surgery that’s less invasive and, well, the list goes on and on. Some experts even suggest that 3D printers will be able to replicate human organs for transplant patients, in the not so distant future. So, […]


FDA Approves Epidiolex as a Marijuana Prescription for Epilepsy

In June 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared the way for Epidiolex, a cannabis based medication for epileptic patients, making history in the process. This is the first time the FDA has ever approved a drug derived directly from marijuana. Marinol (dronabinol) is a prescription pill that been approved by the FDA to […]


Gaming Addiction: World Health Organization Recognizes “Gaming Disorder” as a New Condition

Last Updated on April 22, 2020 by Inspire Malibu A certain segment of the American population, though fewer as the years go by, will remember the Atari 2600, the first home videogame console on the market, released around 1980. Obviously, this was pre-internet when it wasn’t uncommon to see at least a few neighborhood arcades […]