SmartMetric plans to introduce a device for storing EMRs and radiology images that can be attached to a key ring. The device, called MedicalKeyring, uses a built-in biometric fingerprint system for activation and links to a computer via a USB port.
According to an International Air Transport Association survey, fliers are most frustrated by security line wait times and having to remove articles of clothing such as shoes and belts. Nearly 3 in 4 said they would share personal information with the government if it would expedite security checks.
Following a gluten-free diet doesn't have health benefits or aid in weight loss for healthy adults who don't have celiac disease, research indicates. However, following a gluten-free diet can be beneficial if it means increasing fruit and vegetable consumption and practicing portion control with other foods.
Sales of breakfast foods have increased 20% in the past four years, indicating that Americans are eating breakfast more often, but according to a report by Mintel, the foods they choose -- breakfast meats and pastries -- worry many nutritionists. "It's very hard to say whether it's better to not eat breakfast or to eat bacon and doughnuts," said Margo Wootan of the Center for Science in the Public Interest. "This is not good news for Americans' diets and health."
Quinoa, a food staple considered sacred by the Incas thousands of years ago, is experiencing a modern renaissance as a gluten-free grain, a complete protein and a versatile health food for use in breads, cereals and beverages. Shauna James Ahern offers quinoa recipes on her blog "Gluten-Free Girl," including a fruit-crumble topping with quinoa flakes, red quinoa topped with butternut squash, tofu and red peppers, and a summery quinoa salad with smoked salmon and capers.