5 Surprising Facts About Medical Tourism

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The number of people deciding to jump on a plane to seek medical care abroad has been steadily increasing in the last few years, and according to Patients Beyond Borders , 11 million people travel to a different country each year for medical purposes.

Figurative and Alternate Meanings for 20 Medical Terms

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Words used to describe medical conditions or phenomena often acquire new connotations by extension of the original meaning, though sometimes the medical meaning followed rather than fostered the other. Surgical : marked by precision (pertaining to medical operations).

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5 Derogatory Adjectives Derived from Words for Medical Conditions

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Mangy , meaning “bare” or “worn,” or “seedy” or “shabby,” stems from the medical condition known as mange, caused by parasitic mites that lodge themselves in skin or in hair follicles. Original post: 5 Derogatory Adjectives Derived from Words for Medical Conditions.

Customer service is not an option for medical and dental practices

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Medical and dental practices should provide their patients with positive customer experiences; after all aren’t we as patients still consumers who pay for services rendered either through our insurance companies or directly out of our debit accounts?

Infographic: Obamacare and Small Business

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Most employers in the US are now required to provide medical insurance for their employees or contribute towards… Read the full article here: Infographic: Obamacare and Small Business on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

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The Happiness Diet: 5 Food Habits That Can Reverse Depression and Actually Make You Happier

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Medicating (over-medicating) people for depression is also on the rise – by over 400% ( SOURCE :) So what’s going on here? Did you know that just a few surprising dietary tweaks can boost your happiness, and help speed up recovery from depression?

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Drug Side Effects: More Dangerous Than You Think

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Many times the side effects of a single prescription medication are negligible. Sometimes, however, those side effects can be so severe you have to do a cost-benefit analysis weighing whether you are better off with or without the medication.

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3 Cases of Superfluous Wording

Daily Writing Tips

We have managed projects for both healthcare providers as well as medical-device manufacturers. Certain types of words that may be of no use nevertheless often stealthily make their way into sentences like gate crashers.

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Technology of the week: iTranslate

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iTranslate enables travellers, students, business professionals, employers and medical staff to read, write and speak in 90 languages, anywhere in the world. What is iTranslate.

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Technology of the week: iTranslate

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iTranslate enables travellers, students, business professionals, employers and medical staff to read, write and speak in 90 languages, anywhere in the world. What is iTranslate.

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How to Market Your New Independent Pharmacy

Small Business CEO

Those needs can range from the medications they need to stay alive and at their healthiest, to lighter and more topical needs like a new package of Band-Aids –and everything in between. Opening up the doors of a pharmacy is not like any other kind of business.

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Know Your Numbers. Additional Health Tests to Demand from Your Doctor

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While mirrors and scales don’t lie, the best way to determine how healthy you are is by taking some key medical tests. As a professional fitness coach and nutritionist, my job is to recommend the most effective health solutions for individuals.

Dan Anton: SEO CEO Birthed in the Fires of Iraq

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He ascended to the rank of Major, where on his second tour, was injured in combat by an IED, medically retiring.…

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4 Essential Checkups You Should Have Each Year

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Since there are so many medical conditions that can occur without presenting many physical symptoms, the annual physical is necessary to ensure you remain healthy. It can be difficult to get yourself to regularly visit the doctor, but it is an essential process to ensure that you are healthy.

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4 Simple SEO Tips for Physical Businesses

Small Business CEO

However, if you’re a business that deals only with physical customers – such as a law firm, dental office, real estate agency, or medical clinic – it’s important to use tactics that work on a local level.

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5 Financial Emergencies Everyone Must Be Prepared For

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The costliest expenses in today’s times would surely be medical expenses, which we often prepare for. Sudden Medical Expenses. What they conveniently forget is that accidents and medical situations can happen unexpectedly, and they bring with them massive financial burdens.

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Punctuation Quiz #12: Suspensive Hyphenation

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The medication alleviates flu or cold-related symptoms. Original: The medication alleviates flu or cold-related symptoms. Correct : The medication alleviates flu- or cold-related symptoms. The medication alleviates flu-related symptoms, not flu, so flu needs a suspensive hyphen.

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Important Tips On How To Find A New Doctor

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If your physician does not refer to your medical records before prescribing medication or performing procedures, has a questionable reputation or does not specialize in your condition, it is advisable to find someone else to take care of your health. •

Top Five Misconceptions About Home Remedies

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Prescription medications, invasive tests, and surgeries replaced plant medicine and natural remedies. Instead of getting healthier, though, many people found that these supposed modern medical treatments were making them feel worse. You Can’t Use Naturopathic Remedies with Prescription Medications. Neither of them can interfere with any other medication. Many remedies block the absorption of important medications, so be cautious when using them together.

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Win The Life Insurance Game: Do These 4 Things Before Getting Your Physical

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A licensed phlebotomist, nurse, or medical doctor will check your vitals: blood, urine, blood pressure, height, and weight. As if acquiring life insurance wasn’t hectic enough, did you know that you might be required to get a physical exam?

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The Expanding High Skill Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

Doctor on Demand , for example, provides video medical consultation service.  More and more professions that require advanced degrees or highly specialized skills are joining the gig and/or on-demand economy. A good example is law. 

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5 Steps to Build Processes That Safeguard Your Most Sensitive Data

Small Business CEO

From credit card numbers and addresses to phone numbers and financial and medical information, it starts to add up pretty quickly. It seems like major corporate data breaches have become all too common. In fact, they’ve become so common that you might have become immune to such news.

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I am proud to be an “EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT…because miracle worker is not a job title”!

Office Dynamics

I was recently given additional responsibilities of becoming our IS Summer Intern Program Coordinator and providing support for Dr. Stanley Huff, our Chief Medical Informatics Officer, a world-renown medical informaticist.

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Is Depression Affecting Your Career Success?

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At the same time, I think that many workers are unaware that they are suffering from depression and that it's a real medical condition that can be treated. I remember the first time I wrote about depression in the workplace.

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Top 5 Uncommon Jobs In The US And How To Get Them

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There are a number of medical schools who require people to sleep for medical trials and it can let you earn over $10,000. The only downside is that you have to be wired up to a range of medical devices to track your sleep patterns. Anesthesiologists are medical doctors who are responsible for the safety of patients before, during and after surgery. When I was in high school, my careers adviser said I should become a mailman.

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What are The Fastest Growing Industries for 2017 and Why?

Small Business CEO

Cosmetic procedures were reported to be the fastest growing medical procedures in 2016. In a world increasingly dominated by interconnective technology, emerging industries are creating new markets and investment opportunities almost every day.

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5 Tips For Keeping Good Employees

Small Business CEO

One of the best ways to appeal to a good employee is offering benefits such as stock in the company or providing medical insurance.… Finding a good employee is something that you should fight hard to keep.

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Top 4 Tips for Getting Your Finances Ready for Retirement

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Having a few thousand dollars in a secure account could help you cover unexpected medical bills or repair work if your vehicle breaks down. After working for decades, getting ready to become a retiree often feels overwhelming.

7 Types of Punctuation Errors

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One person had to be airlifted off the site after the structure collapsed Monday night, the rest were treated at an on-site medical facility. Each of the following sentences below demonstrates a specific type of error involving internal punctuation, usually involving a problem with a comma.

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USA Mobile Drug Testing Shares what Employers Need to Know About Marijuana Legalization

Small Business CEO

With approximately 20 states and the District of Columbia legalizing the use of medical marijuana, drug testing has become a particularly hot topic for employers.

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Use of the Apostrophe in Possessive Constructions

Daily Writing Tips

When a gerund follows a noun, the noun should be treated possessively, as in “Doctors’ prescribing such medication is problematic,” meaning “The habit among doctors of prescribing such medication is problematic,” but perhaps it is better to simply use the alternative wording.

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Senior Care- What You Need To Know About Assisted Living

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Any senor who resides within the community has a distinct personality, certain traits and medical conditions. Trained professionals are hired by assisted living facilities and they are available throughout the day in case of a medical emergency. Transportation to medical facilities for routine check-ups or non-emergency situations is also organized by the staff.

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4 Ways To Overcome Depression Naturally

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What is more frustrating is the fact that people resort to medications. Contrary to what people believe, medications like anti-depressants and tranquilizers only worsen the condition rather than doing any good. Do you want to learn how to overcome depression naturally ?

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5 Reasons to Offer Employees Voluntary Legal Benefits

Small Business CEO

It used to be that one of the most important things a potential employee was concerned with were medical benefits. Most Americans are faced with at least one new legal issue each year. Legal matters require time and money to resolve, and some of that time is spent while on the job.

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5 Reasons Why the World Needs More Naturopathic Physicians

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They are as good, or even better, than your conventional medical doctors. Conventional medical practitioners can tell you what you need to do to be healthy, like quitting smoking, eating a healthy diet and exercising.

10 Habits That Can Prevent Heart Disease

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According to medical specialists in the field, the best way to lower the risks of developing heart disease is getting the right information and implementing preventative lifestyle changes. Why would your dear old faithful heart get a heart disease, right?

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Have You Been Triaged Yet?

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When I sat in a doctor's waiting room with my father this afternoon, a medical staff member asked a man sitting near. My example today is not from business writing, but I am sure we can relearn something from it. Gems of Language Writing Tips

Today Is Going To Be Awesome

Office Dynamics

At first, this started out for medical reasons—I have to walk at least a half hour each day. I hope you are feeling awesome today. I’m going to go out on a limb here and proclaim, even if you aren’t feeling awesome-yet, today is going to be awesome.

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Open Sources – Communication Platform Online Volunteering Opportunity

Andrea Kalli

– “Me and some other medical providers & doctors out of New England run a small humble medical nonprofit where we go to East Africa and Latin America each year in third world developing countries but now created a online Skype system where ANY college-educated person (any age) can actually contact a nonprofit leader in some local village or city overseas, and from Skype, can help them with their work or problem-solving or even tutor them if the person is educated enough.

Why Is Turmeric The Best For Kidney Health?

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Before introducing new medications to your system, remember to consult with your doctor. It is important that you get the best medical advice for the other treatments that you want to try. Did you know that turmeric is amazing for kidney health?