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3 Major Consequences of Chronic Stress To Your Life

3 Major Consequences of Chronic Stress To Your Life
Stess does not just happen overnight. It is a build up of issues, worries, and problems that ultimately affect your mind and body. In simple terms, stress tells you that you are overdoing it. When your brain detects a threat, it releases two neurotransmitters (also called hormones), namely cortisol and adrenaline. These affect your heart rate, blood flow, alertness and many more. Although these body responses do not sound evil or bad for you, the coming biological responses that will occur in your body are designed to fight off stress. But the problem is, your body eventually gets tired. Stres......
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6 Ways To Handle Household Trash And Stave Off Disease

6 Ways To Handle Household Trash And Stave Off Disease
People all over the United States have their own way of throwing garbage. While it is true that most people are disciplined and try to follow the appropriate steps of garbage disposal, there are still some people who could not care less. Waste management is critical to public health. Improper storage of household waste can be a place for pests to breed in and for rodents to feed on. These animals can be vectors or carriers of diseases that can quickly go endemic. Therefore, it is a must to take the necessary steps to prevent the harborage of rats and other insects to protect the health of the ......
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The Gender Pay Gap Among Physicians - Staggering and Real

  It is often said that being a mom is the toughest job on the planet. As a mom, you are on call 24/7, 365 days a year. You definitely don’t get sick days and you probably don’t take a lunch break. Let’s be honest, some days you don’t even have the time to brush your hair or take a shower. But what about moms who also have a full-time job? Further, what about moms who have a full-time job in one of the most stressful and intense industries? I think it is safe to say that physicians who are also mothers likely take the cake when it comes to the world’s toughest jobs. Not many would argue w......
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4 Simple Tips To Dental Patient Marketing

4 Simple Tips To Dental Patient Marketing
A new trend in the health care system is that more dental practitioners seem to join the ranks of corporate dentistry. This is an expanding market that requires massive marketing efforts. Dentists do this for two reasons. One, to expand their reach, and two, to gain more profit. Independent dentists who join corporate dentistry also get some perks, especially on business management and service advertisements.   All dental practices understand the importance of dental patient marketing. It helps bring in new patients, strengthen patient-dentist ties and can even lead to referrals which sp......
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MomMD CME and Board Reviews

MomMD CME and Board Reviews
This month we released a new addition to the mommd.com community called Continuing Medical Education also known in the field as CME listings, CME courses and board reviews.  Please follow MomMD for the most up to date CME courses and Board Reviews and circle back often for CME Special Offers.  We work closely with different providers on their most recent CME courses with a variety of CME credits; AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM; with CME special offers and Board Review Special Offers.  A few of our CME publishers are listed below.  CMEInfo - provides specialty board review......
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