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Healthcare: Does Your Doctor's Gender Matter?

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 20, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Gender equality in the medical field has come a long way since 1849, when Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman to graduate from medical school in the United States. Despite those changes, there still continues to be gender differences among doctors in the United States.

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Topics: Healthcare

Target 2018 - Look a Year Ahead For Self-Improvement

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 18, 2017 8:00:00 AM

We're well into the first month of 2017, and how many resolutions have already bitten the dust, heaped upon the pile of good intentions that never saw the light of day?

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Topics: Self-Improvement, Productivity

The Cost of Caring -- Why Teachers Are Stressed

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 16, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Business is business; but when you are in the business of dealing with children, it's hard to keep your emotions in check. Teaching is a profession that attracts naturally compassionate folks. With a genuine sense of social concern and commitment, their desire is to work with young minds to change the world through education. No one becomes an educator for the money.

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Topics: Education

Carrie Underwood's Dog Undergoes Physical Therapy

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 13, 2017 8:00:00 AM

When people think of physical therapy, they often think of athletes who have gotten injured or of people who of fallen and gotten hurt. Physical therapy, though, is not just for humans.

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Topics: Healthcare

Self-Improvement Starts Now -- 5 Things to Give Up

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 11, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Start taking control over your life today and watch your finances, relationships, and happiness fall into place by giving up some bad behaviors. It may not be easy, but it will be worth it in the end when you begin to realize the satisfaction it brings to your life! Self-improvement is up to you, so what are you waiting for?

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Topics: Self-Improvement

What Isolation is Doing to Your Mental Health

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 9, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Psychology Today calls it a "modern plague", and confirms what we've long suspected -- Americans are getting more isolated from one another and social isolation is shortening our lives.

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Topics: Mental Health

Physical Therapist In Your Pocket

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 6, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Runners are passionate about running. For them it's not just exercise, it's a sport that requires skill and dedication. Whether you're into competitions, want to reap health benefits, or just enjoy the sheer pleasure of moving, you know that improving your form and performance is an ongoing goal. Now Saucony, one of the giants in the running shoe market, has developed an application for mobile phones that allows for self-assessment in stance, mobility, stability, stride, and power.

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Topics: Healthcare

Get Timely Email Replies Without Losing Professionalism or Productivity

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 4, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Email has become an indispensible communication tool for working professionals. But the ease of writing and sending email has led to a proliferation of messages filling inboxes. It can be hard for people to prioritize the messages they need to respond to first. But if you are following up on a message that requires a timely response, it’s hard to communicate that urgency.

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Topics: Career Advice, Productivity

Chuck E. Cheese Promotes Sensitivity to Children on Autism Spectrum

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 3, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Children who are autistic like to play, just as nearly all children do. But sensitivity to social interactions and environmental conditions mean that these children play differently. A popular children’s play center has taken steps to accommodate the particular needs of those with autism. One Chuck E. Cheese site is holding a special day for such children on the first Sunday of each month, according to The Mighty, a website focused on disability, disease, and mental illness. These Sunday events for children that are autistic are taking place at Chuck E. Cheese’s location in Attleboro, Massachusetts.

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Topics: Behavioral Health

Back Pain Prevention Tips From a Physical Therapist to The Stars

Posted by Brian Spence on Dec 30, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Back pain is one of the most common ailments affecting people. It’s a problem worsened by sitting all day at a desk – a position taken by millions of Americans for most of the workday. A few simple steps can help workers avoid back pain and other ailments that might require physical therapy.

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Topics: Healthcare

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