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10 Tips for Responsible Medication Use

Posted on November 16, 2021 by Dennis Gage
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 online and offline resources...

Prevent Foot Problems When Walking

Posted on October 28, 2021 by Dennis Gage
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 will gain more weight during this healing period...

Considerations in Distance Education for the Medical Assistant Instructor

Posted on September 6, 2021 by Dennis Gage
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 distance until the advent of the telephone.Today, distance education and in particular online medical assistant instruction calls upon an impressive range of technologies to enable medical assistant instructor and the medical assistant student who are separated by distance to communicate with each other either in real time (synchronous) or delayed time (asynchronous)...

The Check Doctor Credentials Theory

Posted on August 26, 2021 by Dennis Gage
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 doctor.With more companies offering doctor credential information consumers are spending more time researching their doctors...

Online Pharmacies

Posted on July 15, 2021 by Dennis Gage
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 from customers.What FDA doesn't know about the world wide web is: nobody controls net and the spread of information over the net...