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What if your employee is on drugs?

Every employee has good and bad days, but when those bad days are caused by drugs and they happen in the workplace, it can be downright dangerous. The Occupational Safety & Health Administration says between 10 and 20 percent of American workers who die at work have a positive result when tested for drugs or […]

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Girls are not being vaccinated for HPV

A few years ago, a vaccine against HPV came out that prevented cervical cancer. PREVENTED!! The thing is, girls had to be vaccinated before they began having sex-which meant 11-12 years of age. Parents went apocalyptic-screaming that getting the vaccine would be a license for young girls to have sex. So, most parents did not […]

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The explosion of social media in healthcare

Source: Healthcare and Social Media Aria Cahill and her team of editors at Master of Health Administration has put together this wonderful infographic showing how social media is helping patients get the information they need to get safe quality healthcare. Here is what patients are doing on the web to get that information: Here’s a […]

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“What They Don’t Know Won’t Hurt Them”

In a nationwide survey of roughly 1,800 physicians, 17% had some level of disagreement with the notion that they should “never tell a patient something that is not true.” Not only that, but 11% of those surveyed acknowledged that they had told a patient “something that was not true” in the past year. Huh? What happened to […]

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An option for women at increased risk for breast cancer

  If you are at high risk for developing breast cancer there is an option you might want to consider that greatly reduces your risk. Your risk of developing breast cancer is high if you are over 60, have a first degree relative who has had diabetes, or have had a prior breast biopsy, especially […]

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