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Category Archive: General

Sep 25 2019

Overworked nurses provide less care

Better nurse-to-patient ratios have been a hot topic in healthcare for a long time now. As a result, about 6,500 nurses participated in a walkout in Florida, Arizona, California and Illinois. They are demanding a system in which patients …

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Sep 23 2019

Dental Tourism

According to the Congress Report, there are more than 40% Americans without dental insurance. The cost of dental care to many Americans is outrageous. Unfortunately, this leads to international dental tourism as a final solution. Many patients end up traveling …

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Sep 18 2019

Social Media and Teens

With the rise of technology, our daily lives are becoming more dependent on social media. Teenagers are especially susceptible to social media due to having free time. Research shows that there are plenty of negative psychological effects on teenagers. There …

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Sep 16 2019

C. auris spreads in nursing homes

Infectious diseases are spreading rampantly throughout nursing homes. The main disease in question, Candida auris, is resistant to many antibiotics and has a high mortality rate. According to The New York Times, half of all patients who contract C. …

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Sep 13 2019

Hepatitis B Virus

Hepatitis B virus is a major healthcare problem all around the world. Hepatitis B virus, also known as HBV, infects and inflames the liver causing hepatitis B. This virus can be self-resolving overtime or it can become chronic and lead …

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Sep 11 2019

The Opioid Crisis is Global Now

Opioids are sedative drugs which ease the pain just like morphine does. Opioids make their users feel euphoria which is much sought after by drug users. Unfortunately, the United States has witnessed the opioid crisis for at least four times …

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Sep 06 2019

Influenza Vaccinations Delay is Expected

Three influenza vaccinations will be postponed for three to four weeks this year. These three vaccines make up around 40% of the influenza vaccinations market in the United States. Pharmaceutical companies supplied around 160 million doses last year. This delay …

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Aug 20 2019

New Antibiotic for Tuberculosis

The Food and Drug Administration just approved a new antibiotic for the treatment of tuberculosis (TB). TB is the world’s most deadly infectious disease killing an estimated 1.6 million people each year. The United Nations estimates there are around 10 …

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Aug 08 2019

Medicare Requirements

If your medical office accepts Medicare or Medicaid, you must follow FDR rules and regulations in order to remain in complete compliance. The FDR has requirements that practices must follow in order to avoid fines. FDR requires medical offices that …

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Jul 29 2019

Overdose Death Declines

New overdose study done by Center for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics shows overdose death decline. In fact, the United States has collectively been trying to decrease opioid addiction for the past couple of years.
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