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Mitch Daniels on Obamacare

Mitch Daniels sounds off on health care bill Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels has spoken out recently on several occasions about the effects of federal health care legislation on states’ economies, and on the effectiveness of consumer-driven health care, such as under programs in effect in Indiana. Daniels signed landmark health …

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High Paid Doctors and Universal Health Care – High pay

The majority of American doctors are clearly motivated by high pay rather than healing patients. If this weren’t the case, this country would at least be closer toward moving toward a system in which health care was affordable and accessible for all people instead of just those who can afford …

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Nurse Practitioner

Because doctors make a lot more money when they go into specialties, such as proctology, urology or even plastic surgery, there are fewer and fewer general practitioners, which means more wait times, and less attention when you do finally get in to see the doctor. And the net result of …

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The Truth about Hearing AIDS and how they can Benefit you

There is a logical process and several recommended procedures to go through when considering the need and benefits available through the use of devises or instruments called Hearing Aids or Assistive Listening Devices. Regardless of the extent or type of hearing loss sustained, the most important consideration is the need …

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Discussing the Safety of Blood Transfusion Practices in African Hospitals

Unsafe method of blood transfusion is wrecking lot of lives and families in some African states.Unethical practices of blood infusion and transfusion is contributing immensely to then growth of the spread of HIV/AIDS amongs African children. In Nigeria the most populous black nation for instance,unsafe blood transfusion still account for …

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Why People might Develop Stomach Cancer

Stomach cancer or gastric cancer as it sometimes called is a very serious type of cancer especially if not caught early on. It can move rapidly once it starts, and metastasizes over major organs. Before I begin speaking of what common causes might be of stomach cancer, I’d like to …

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Childhood Obesity Solutions

Childhood obesity is the most important epidemiological issue facing the United States Health System. About nine million children ages six and older are obese in the U.S. (Institute of Medicine, 2004). It affects both boys and girls of all ages, races, and ethnic groups. Overall, obesity is on the rise, …

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What Medical Providers need to know about the Switch to Icd 10

The Health and Human Services Department (HHS) initially mandated implementation of ICD-10 as a replacement for ICD-9, which constitutes an overhaul of the medical coding system, effective October 1, 2011. This has since been pushed back to October 1, 2013. ICD-10 stands for the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and …

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Should the Dea Enforce Federal Anti Drug Laws in States where Medical Marijuana is Legal – No

This is a tough debate. There are several valid reasons on both sides of this argument that are extremely persuasive. For instance, federal law trumps state law. It sucks but that’s…well…the law. Then you have to take into consideration that smoking Mary Jane is against my religion. The …

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Causes of Breast Pain

A common problem that many women experience is breast pain. This may be something that they experience on a regular basis or may be a one off experience. This pain may cause a woman to be concerned. However, there are several different causes of breast pain, many of which are …

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