10 Tips for Responsible Medication Use

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All medications, including prescriptions, over-the-counter preparations, vitamin and mineral supplements, and herbal preparations, are potentially dangerous. Following some simple rules won’t just reduce your chance of having a issue, but should reduce your cost as well. – Always shop around for medications – there’s a significant difference in price from pharmacy to pharmacy. Assess both […]

Prevent Foot Problems When Walking

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National campaigns, health practitioners and even major corporations are encouraging Americans to walk longer. Unfortunately, many sedentary individuals who start walking programs quickly develop foot issues. Almost sixty million Americans have foot problems and many grow them after starting a new exercise regimen. A foot injury can take weeks, even months to heal and many […]

Considerations in Distance Education for the Medical Assistant Instructor

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Distance education isn’t new, and can be traced as far back as the first century. The Apostle Paul wrote to the early Christian churches, instructing them from a distance (even when he was under ‘house arrest’ in Rome). This was probably the first type of’correspondence course’, which was the sole way of learning at a […]

The Check Doctor Credentials Theory

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Doctor information (reports) such as check doctor credentials, medical doctor ratings, doctor background checks, and assess surgeon quality, only a couple years ago scarcely existed. Most doctor credential information pertaining to disciplinary actions and so forth, where kept on the hush side. Now, all that has changed, consumers understand that experience varies from doctor to […]

Online Pharmacies

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With cheaper drugs made available on the internet, big pharmacy companies are losing control of their monopolistic control over the pharmacy market. They are not able to compete with these online pharmacies with their exorbitant drug costs. FDA moves in and tries to protect those companies from online pharmacies by attempting to censor online information […]

How Distressing is Social Phobia?

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Social Phobia or SAD is a kind of anxiety disorder characterized by extreme fear, anxiety, or distress when exposed to a social gathering or when doing something before a group of individuals. Public speaking is the most frequent situation that exposes the individual’s social fears. An individual suffering from this disorder develops significant anxiety symptoms […]