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Causes Of Back Pain and Is Surgery Your Best Choice Of Treatment by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Fri 27 Jan 2012 5:12am Many patients believe that surgery will be a miracle cure for chronic back or neck pain. Although for many years, studies have shown the poor long-term outcomes of neck and back disc surgeries. Unfortunately these surgeries, especially fusion-type, fail or have only a shelf-life of two-to-five years leading to failed back surgery syndrome ... Read on »
Chiropractic is great for headaches. by Carol Grant Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 6:54pm Chiropractic patients have described their headaches as throbbing and pounding pain in their head and some have spent the day in a dark room because your head pain makes you nauseous? If you have, then you are one of the millions of people that suffer from headaches. And headaches aren’t just for adults. According to the American Council ... Read on »
New Survey Reveals Devastating Impact of Chronic Pain by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 02 Apr 2009 12:53pm -- In, "Tony" wrote: Patients Expressed Strong Desire for New Options to Help Manage Their Pain BALTIMORE -- Chronic pain takes a devastating toll on the lives of those who suffer, according to new findings released today by the American Pain Foundation. Results from the Voices of Chronic Pain patient surv ... Read on »
My own absentee grandparenting story… by Michelle H. Patient Expert Posted Fri 17 Jul 2009 10:16pm I have really avoided writing about this for some time because truthfully I didn’t think anyone would understand how I felt. But then I saw this essay on today from Amina Sharma and it felt good to know I’m not alone - although my story is a bit more severe. I felt really close to my own parents for a really long time. I used to thi ... Read on »
Stress Reduction and Corporate Wellness by Dr. John L. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 03 Nov 2010 8:16am I am getting more calls about managing stress among employees. Thoughts impact physiology in about 1/18th second, so it’s worth preparing for them. What many companies, now asking employees to do with more with less, don’t know is that stress can be measured, reduced and managed.  And that their health care costs will go down, and their p ... Read on »
Your Absentee Blogger by Shauna Berglund-Immel Posted Mon 10 Aug 2009 4:32pm I apologize for my disappearance. Both my PC and my laptop have been down, and updating my blog from my PDA phone seems impossible and so cumbersome. I am making it a goal to post at least once a day as long as I'm feeling well to keep you all up to date and in the know with my treatment and life! I know a lot of you are following me on Facebook (S ... Read on »
Less-Invasive Surgery Tied to Less Cost, Absenteeism by Medline Plus Posted Wed 20 Mar 2013 3:12pm Minimally-invasive forms of heart surgery and fibroid removal may be less expensive - and cause patients to take fewer days off from work - than standard versions of the same procedures, a new study suggests. Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Page: Heart Surgery Read on »
Fewer Swine Flu Shots Available than Expected by Fiona G. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 21 Aug 2009 10:26am A few weeks ago, we blogged about the swine flu (N1H1) vaccine currently in production. It turns out that some earlier vaccine estimates may have been high; vaccine producers have recently said that they won't be able to deliver some of the government's 195 million ordered doses as soon as planned. Health and Human Services spokesman Bill H ... Read on »
Absenteeism in the HSE. Posted by Dr. Jane Doe by Boards Medics Posted Tue 14 Oct 2008 5:00am Now the HSE are getting all worked up over absenteeism, and its cost to the health service. Agency staff, locums, etc. are expensive, and hiring them is costing lots and lots, not to mention the sick pay you have to give the employees. Bother. I tell you, you hire these people, give them jobs, sometimes up to a WHOLE YEAR’S contract at a stret ... Read on »
Going to work sick increases changes of more absenteeism by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted Wed 10 Jun 2009 4:43pm Talk about preventative medicine. Ironically, when I was doing research for my "doctor" novel, I noticed doctors in particular pride themsemves on working (cough cough) when they're sick. Blech. From Newswise, the journalists'-only site: -------------------------------------------------------- Newswise — Employees who often go to wor ... Read on »