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An Addition For Practitioners - How to Help Your Patients and Your Practice


Please feel free to comment, so I may modify this appropriately, or help Do you refer to other modalities or tests?I invite people to investigate this valuable additional resource to their practices. Contact pk.

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Although you make a patient feel better, there isn't usually anything tangible to be a reminder of your service. When it comes time for the patient to pay their bills, yours is often at the bottom of the pile.

7 Tips to Immediately Reduce Rotator Cuff Pain


1. Support the affected arm during activities of daily living.

Buy Lunesta Cheap By Comparing Prescription Prices Online


We all know that there's no such thing as cheap Lunesta. But when compared with the other prescription sleep aids, Lunesta is the best buy if you're looking for a way to just finally get a good night's sleep without waking up drowsy and dysfunctional.

Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors (AChEIs)for the Treatment of Moderate and


Checklist of Treatments for Alzheimer's DiseasePart 1 of 8For approximately ten years, I have cared for a parent with slowly advancing Alzheimer's disease. Contrary to all of the horror stories portrayed in the national media, I have found that the burden of caring for an Alzheimer's sufferer is less onerous than I originally expected.

Natural Vitamin E Combined with Vitamin C for Treatment of Alzheimers Disease


Checklist of Treatments for Alzheimer's DiseasePart 2 of 82. Vitamin E combined with Vitamin C.

Three Antioxidants (ginko biloba, grade seed extract, and selenium) for Alzheimers Treatment


Checklist of Treatments for Alzheimer's DiseasePart 3 of 83. Three Antioxidants: ginko biloba, selenium, grape seed extract.

The Neurological Exam: Evaluating the Master Organ


How does a mind contemplate itself? That's a philosophical question I'll leave to minds smarter than mine, but what I can tell you is how to examine the brain and other parts of the nervous system.Most people are familiar with how doctors examine a heart or set of lungs.

CT and MRI Scans in Neurological Practice: A Quick Overview


Before computed tomographic (CT) scans became available in the 1970s, there was no good method for imaging the brain. The available methods and technologies struck around the target without quite hitting the bull's-eye.

Lumbar Puncture: This (Really) Is Spinal Tap


I couldn't resist the title's corny riff on the name of the rock band and their movie, but the kind of spinal tap featured in this article was a spinal tap before Spinal Tap was Spinal Tap. (Does that make any sense?)Known more formally as a lumbar puncture, this kind of spinal tap is a valuable medical test with an interesting history.

Medical Tests: What Does a Normal Range Mean?


We have a marvelous array of medical tests available to us. Many of them-typically blood-tests-even come with results expressed in numbers signifying the exact quantity of something that was measured.

Talking Money with Your Doctor: Drugs and Tests for Less


Would you buy groceries without knowing their prices? I suspect not. You probably compare the costs of different boxes of cereal in order to get the best deal.

Defective Heart Defibrillators Recalled by Guidant Corporation


On June17, 2005 Guidant Corporation recalled close to 50,000 heart defibrillators worldwide because of potential malfunctions that could cause injury or death. This recall comes in the wake of two recent deaths among patients who were implanted with Guidant defibrillators.

The Arthritis Pain Reliever... A New Program That Just Might Make You Younger!


For years, it's been known that regular daily exercise is one of the most important activities that people can engage in to promote good health.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) are trying to help people follow through with exercise prescriptions written by their physicians.

Dangerous Drugs


Vioxx, Celebrex, and Bextra: An editorial regarding dangerous drugsGenerally my web site deals with Internet and other media markets, but whereas our motto is "Caveat Emptor, Let the buyer beware " and is consumer advocacy oriented, we will from time to time discuss anything in that is relevent to warning readers of problems.This is one of those instances where the public should be aware of what's going on.

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Gender Bias in Medicine Has Far-Reaching Consequences
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How OU Medicine physicians cared for a newborn born with no immune system
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A blood test Oklahoma added to its mandatory newborn screening panel three years ago helped physicians at Oklahoma City-based The Children's Hospital at OU Medicine prepare for the birth of a patient with a rare genetic disorder that seriously ...



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Researchers have found that spinal cord stimulation can reduce pain in patients with lumbar degenerative disk disease. The type of provider a patient sees influences whether that patient receives an opioid prescription to treat low back pain, a new ...



EU and Japan reinforce their collaboration on inspections of medicine manufacturers
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It allows regulators to rely on good manufacturing practice (GMP) inspections in each other's territories, to waive batch testing of medicines that enter Japan from EU countries and vice versa and to share information on inspections and quality defects ...

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Just Kids Pediatrics: Pediatric Preventative Medicine
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Finding a place that provides medical care while making your child feel safe and comfortable is the goal of Just Kids Pediatrics. Dr. Angela K. Yaffe from Just Kids Pediatrics joins us to talk pediatric preventative medicine as well the other services ...


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