Trying to find a doctor on Yelp? Here’s something you should know!

If you’re in an unfamiliar city or having a late-night emergency, how do you find a doctor that’s reputable and available? One option could be to turn to Yelp, where you can often find doctors or urgent care facilities with dozens of reviews. But before you blindly trust the reviews that you find, there’s something you need to know.

A report in today’s NY Times Bits blog by David Streitfeld suggests that since Yelp launched a program to end deceptive reviews on their site in 2012 an increasing number of medical practices are offering to pay for positive reviews.

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Alzo Joyous Light: Beat the Wintertime Blues For Less Than $5

alzo joLate winter sometimes seems like it’s going to drag on FOREVER! February and March can leave me wondering if the sun is ever coming back, and that’s why I’m loving an easy and cheap way to fake it till Spring! The Alzo Joyous Light can deliver light therapy  — and make you feel a whole lot better — for less than $5.

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3 Apps to Help You Keep Those New Year’s Resolutions

This is about the time of the year that people start wavering on those New Year’s resolutions they made. It happens to everyone—you get bored with your resolution, or you put it on the back burner because you haven’t even started yet! But by adding something fresh and new to the mix, maybe you can get reenergized about your resolution and get back on track! Today I’ll show you three apps which might just be the kick you need.

And the best part? All of these apps are free!

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TODAY: Medical apps, sites to keep your family healthy

This week I had the pleasure of working on a segment with Dr. Keri Peterson, Internal Medicine and contributor to Women’s Health Magazine!  We discussed some incredible medical apps and sites that we feel people should really consider for their own benefit. Oh, and I was joined on-air by Al Roker and none other than Brooke Shields!

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The Best Health Gadgets At Your Drugstore (Dr. Oz)

As Dr. Oz says, “You don’t need to be tech savvy to get the best health gadgets!” This week I talked to Dr. Oz to show off a variety of health gadgets that you can find at your drugstore! The best part? All of these are Dr. Oz-approved, so you know they’re gonna work as advertised!

Here’s the products I showed off.

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