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Parenthood As A Developmental Experience

When seen only as presiding over a child’s growth, parenting can be frustrating and burdensome. However, when seen as an opportunity for personal growth, parenthood is one of the most creative and affirming experiences that life offers. Parenthood is a career that deserves as much planning and diligence as does …

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Patients on Anti-Coagulants – Be Careful of What You Drink

Many heart patients are routinely placed on anti-coagulants. Anti-coagulants help keep blood thin and flowing freely through veins and arteries; decreasing the risk of heart attack and stroke. Heart patients with Atrial Fibrillation (AF), in particular, are advised to take anti-coagulants. Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of persistent, …

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How Physicians Are Reimbursed?

Resource-based relative value scale (RBRVS) is a method used to determine how much money medical providers should be paid by Medicare and health plans. Medicare, under the Reagan administration, initiated in 1985 the development of a new, fair and a more transparent fee schedule. This led to a large study, …

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Strengths and Weaknesses In The Pollution Protection Act

The Pollution Protection Act (PPA) is a regulatory law that aims introducing or eliminating hazardous waste pollution in the United States. The act does this in several ways including reducing waste at the source by modifying production processes, promoting the use of non-toxic or less-toxic substances, implementing conservation techniques, and …

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What Drives Information Technology

Information technology generally refers to all forms of technology used in the creation, storage, exchange and utilization of data, conversation and all multi-media forms of communication. With computer technology constantly changing and improving, businesses are being driven with the need for the right system that is based on the requirements …

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Healthy Diet for Hemorrhoids Prevention

Following a healthy diet for hemorrhoids prevention is not only great for colon and digestive health, but astounding for one’s entire body inside and out. People that eat a healthy diet feel fantastic inside while their outer appearance looks radiant. It will improve your overall quality of life. Unhealthy fatty …

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ANUG (Acute Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis) Or Trench Mouth

Overview Trench mouth is a serious and painful dental condition that occurs due to very high bacterial infection of the gums because of which your gums are affected highly by swelling/ inflammation and also ulcers of the gingiva/gums; however this is rare and non-contagious. This condition also is known by …

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Plasma Donations Put a Price on Human Life

Reminiscent of a medical facility, this plasma center, built only a year before is brimming with white lab coats, face shields and medical gloves. The sound of Velcro and beeps from blood pressure machines and the whirring of hematostats as they separate blood and plasma fill the air. The appearance …

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Narcotics and Foot Pain – A Poor Combination

The use of narcotic medication to treat body pain is a common practice for many physicians and other health care providers. Narcotics are effective at relieving many types of pain, and are safe if properly used. The use of narcotics to treat severe foot pain is a practice that still …

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US Retirement System – The Next Obama Overhaul?

“A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore.” If you’re a baseball fan, you’ll likely remember Hall Fame Yankee catcher, Yogi Berra, who became best known for his humorous, cracker-barrel one-liners, including the above quote. His point, although made in the 1940’s, is just as true today. Uncertain future inflation and …

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3 Reasons Why Americans Choose Mexico For Presbypopia LASIK Surgery

Presbypopia literally means “old eyes,” highlighting the fact that as we age our eyes become less flexible, making it more difficult to focus. This normally occurs between the ages of 40 and 50 and progresses through age 65. Initial symptoms typically include difficulty reading smaller print, leading to the use …

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Five Serious Consequences of Not Getting Enough Sleep!

Sleep is an often forgotten commodity. In trying to get in all of our activities each day, sleep is something we frequently cut back on (to the detriment of our health). According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Institute of Medicine (IOM), approximately 30 million Americans are …

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The Origins of the Contact Lens

Many people believe that the contact lens is a modern invention, but that’s actually not the case. In fact, the origins of the contact lens extend as far back as the early sixteenth century. Even the modern form of contact lenses first emerged several decades ago. Since the very first …

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