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Physician Entrepreneurship: Access to Reclaiming Our Freedom As Physician Moms

  As physician moms, the time of the 40 year physician career is coming to an end. In the old days, we were taught to get through medical school, complete residency, get a good solid job and work your way to retirement at 60 years old. Then you could take your retirement and live “happily ever after”. Being a doctor used to be their whole identity.  Today, however, times have drastically shifted. Working as a physician for 30 years in the current condition of our medical system is unsustainable. Furthermore, we as younger physicians (and especially physician moms and women in medicin......
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Girl shares battle with osteosarcoma

Girl shares battle with osteosarcoma
Lillie was diagnosed with osteosarcoma at age 13, in 2010. After a few months she was told her cancer had gone from a 70 percent chance of survival to a 30 percent of survival.  The discomfort was so bad that even moving her leg had her wincing in terrible pain.  It took nine surgeries, extensive chemo that made her very sick and burnt her from the inside out (she still has scars on her hands from the chemo) to recover and has an internal titanium upper leg. New treatments for Osteosarcoma haven’t been made in 40 years. The cancer is fast acting, very painful, and often involves amp......
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MD Moms & Small Business Ideas: Taking Your Time Into Your Own Hands

MD Moms & Small Business Ideas: Taking Your Time Into Your Own Hands
Ever wished that there were more hours in a day? That you’d get paid more the more hours you put in away from your own home? That by some miracle you’ll be able to look after your family and live out your passion for healing others without burning yourself out trying to earn money to look after your family? The miracle you’re looking for is passive income. Passive Income MD (surprise, surprise!) defines this as “income that is not proportional to the time you physically put into acquiring it.” That’s not to say forms of passive income are a racket for easy money, or that they don’t require a l......
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Interesting Facts About Your Body You May Not Know

Interesting Facts About Your Body You May Not Know
The human body is a marvel; nobody knows exactly how it all works. But, we use it for everything - digestion, heat regulation, transportation. The mysteries of the human body have baffled scientists for thousands of years, throughout the years we have managed to explore further than ever before - due to technological advances. You must follow the best diet plan to keep your body sound and healthy. Here are some facts that you may not have known 1. 7 miles of new blood vessels are added for every half a kilogram of fat gainedDue to the new fat that has formed, the body needs to supply it with......
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A mastery tip on time management for entrepreneurial physicians

A mastery tip on time management for entrepreneurial physicians
As I was watching a video from the Small Business School on Working on Your Business, I realized that one of the points they were making had the potential to transform how I think about all the activities and tasks on my action item list each day. This simple time management idea can best be illustrated by the image seen here Too often, folks who are getting a business started find themselves stuck in the gloomy Not Important/Not Urgent corner - fiddling with business card font, creating detailed workshop content or figuring out how to find a product packaging c......
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