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Disparaging Data on Medical Marijuana Trials Proves We Can Do Better

Disparaging Data on Medical Marijuana Trials Proves We Can Do Better

Treating various conditions and diseases with medical marijuana — from stress to cancer — is a heavily debated and heated topic among researchers, legislators and the general public. But there is one point everyone agrees on: We can do better. Over 25,000 mentions of the term “marijuana” appear in the MEDLINE/PubMed guide of resources from Continue reading Disparaging Data on Medical Marijuana Trials Proves We Can Do Better

Treatment Options for Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers

Treatment Options for Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States, affecting some 2 million people annually. Out of all skin cancers, non-melanoma skin cancers are the most common. Skin cancers are characterized by the layer of the skin it affects. Melanoma is the cancer of skin cells that produce melanin. Melanoma is Continue reading Treatment Options for Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers

Is Obamacare Even Legal? Wouldn’t You Like to Know!

Is Obamacare Even Legal? Wouldn’t You Like to Know!

For the past few years there has been a huge amount of controversy on whether or not Obamacare is even legal by federal standards. There is a growing number of people who question the legality of being ‘forced by law’ to buy an insurance plan. While states require you to purchase auto insurance and liability Continue reading Is Obamacare Even Legal? Wouldn’t You Like to Know!

Pharmacogenomics – What it can Mean for Your Employees

Pharmacogenomics – What it can Mean for Your Employees

Pharmacogenomics is a field of genetic testing that helps doctors understand how individual patients will respond to prescribed medications. We all metabolize foods and drugs differently. The field of pharmacogenomics enables doctors to better predict how your employee, as an individual, will react to specific medications. This can reduce side effects and help to avoid Continue reading Pharmacogenomics – What it can Mean for Your Employees

WHO Looks at Smoking and the Top 5 Causes of Death Worldwide

WHO Looks at Smoking and the Top 5 Causes of Death Worldwide

Although some nations have higher incidences of the top five causes of death, these same five are high on the list no matter where you live and all five are, in some way, affected by smoking. Therefore, if you are reading this with the hopes of learning what you can do to prevent these issues, Continue reading WHO Looks at Smoking and the Top 5 Causes of Death Worldwide

6 High Paying Public Health Jobs

6 High Paying Public Health Jobs

Public health is a diverse discipline that offers professionals a choice of serving in many roles and work environments. Most importantly, it can also be very lucrative. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), public health workers in administrative and managerial positions are now earning an average of $90,000 a year. Although working in Continue reading 6 High Paying Public Health Jobs

Landing a Managerial Position: Some Getting-Started Tips

Landing a Managerial Position: Some Getting-Started Tips

The healthcare industry has shown great signs of growth these past few years. In fact, experts noted that the healthcare industry has been among the fastest growing industries in recent years, especially with policies such as the Affordable Care Act and various other changes happening. Service providers and institutions across the industry are expanding their Continue reading Landing a Managerial Position: Some Getting-Started Tips

5 of the Best Exercises for Overall Fitness

5 of the Best Exercises for Overall Fitness

We live in a very busy world where lots of us are parents, working full time, or studying. You may even be studying online, such as an online health communication masters degree, while working or raising a family. This probably doesn’t leave a lot of time for exercise. However, this doesn’t mean you must lose Continue reading 5 of the Best Exercises for Overall Fitness