• 4 Widespread Migraine Myths Debunked

    Despite being the third most prevalent disease in the world, migraine is still not understood well by the scientific community. The cause and mechanism of...

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    Despite being the third most prevalent disease in the world, migraine is still not understood well by the scientific community. The cause and mechanism of migraines is conjecture and so the treatment is still not completely standardized. The nature of these headaches is well-known now and calling it “just another form of headache” is not...
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  • What Is a Medical Expert Witness and What Do They Do?

    Medical malpractice is the third-biggest cause of death in the USA today.` While medical practitioners are the figures in whom we put our trust when...

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    Medical malpractice is the third-biggest cause of death in the USA today.` While medical practitioners are the figures in whom we put our trust when something goes amiss with our health, they’re not infallible. Mistakes happen, and they can have hugely damaging consequences for patients. However, proving fault can be very difficult in these cases...
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  • Golf Exercises to Strengthen Your Back

    Golfing is a great way to get some exercise and burn off some excess calories. Despite being a low-impact activity, however, it’s possible to pick...

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    Golfing is a great way to get some exercise and burn off some excess calories. Despite being a low-impact activity, however, it’s possible to pick up an injury or two on the course if you don’t prepare well. Just like you would warm up before you begin exercising at the gym, you also need to...
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  • Self-Insured vs. Fully-Insured Medical Plans

    As an employer, you need to have a basic understanding of the different types of insurance plans. If you want to attract the best talent...

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    As an employer, you need to have a basic understanding of the different types of insurance plans. If you want to attract the best talent and retain your top employees, you already know how important health insurance is as a benefit. However, as costs continue to rise, especially for employers, many business owners are rethinking...
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  • Top 4 Reasons Why Proteolytic Enzymes are Good for You

    A study from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that in January 2018, 4.2 million workers missed work because of an illness or a...

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    A study from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that in January 2018, 4.2 million workers missed work because of an illness or a medical appointment. The most common reasons for skipping work are flu, injuries, or digestive problems.  Illnesses lower productivity and may hamper a worker’s career growth. It can also affect an...
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  • How to Become a Great Patient Care Technician

    If you like interacting with people and you consider yourself a natural caregiver, then you will appreciate being a patient care technician. Patient care technicians...

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    If you like interacting with people and you consider yourself a natural caregiver, then you will appreciate being a patient care technician. Patient care technicians are charged with the responsibility of providing patients with quality bedside care so that their stay can be as comfortable as possible. Some of the duties that patient care technicians...
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  • 8 Serious Health Problems Caused by Bad Oral Health

    You may know that brushing twice a day and regular flossing will help keep your teeth clean and your gums healthy, but did you know...

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    You may know that brushing twice a day and regular flossing will help keep your teeth clean and your gums healthy, but did you know that good oral health also plays a part in reducing your risk for many serious health conditions? Good oral health is about more than teeth whitening. The mouth is directly...
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    11 shares, 842 points
  • 7 Tips for Anxiety and Stress Management

    Many of us have often gone through challenging situations which ultimately make us stressed. However, in certain instances, this stress serves as the driving force...

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    Many of us have often gone through challenging situations which ultimately make us stressed. However, in certain instances, this stress serves as the driving force for some. It motivates a person to find solutions and take bold steps. Experts call this type of stress “positive stress.” While at other times, it might take a toll...
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  • HIPAA Summary for Patients

    HIPAA, or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, is a complex piece of legal documentation on which all healthcare workers receive training...

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    HIPAA, or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, is a complex piece of legal documentation on which all healthcare workers receive training to understand and implement. However, though the document directly affects patients, they are often not informed on what the document means. HIPAA primarily relates to patient privacy and aims to...
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    3 shares, 817 points
  • Covid-19 Creates Longer Organ Donation Waiting Lists

    The stay at home order in response to the coronavirus pandemic has had an unexpected silver lining; reduced traffic has meant that motor vehicle fatalities...

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    The stay at home order in response to the coronavirus pandemic has had an unexpected silver lining; reduced traffic has meant that motor vehicle fatalities have halved. However, according to UNOS, so too have organ donations.  Fatal traffic accidents account for 33% of organ donations, so the correlation between the drop in organ donation and...
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    843 points

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