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Through a series of events I now have a surgical center.

It was raining today so I loaded the extended cab down in my truck. I still have some more to pick up. I put in a order for 4 of the husky 50g job boxes to start my shtf mobile hospital.
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6 ways to ensure you’re not accepting a terrible health care job

This article is sponsored by Careers by KevinMD.com. What makes any particular job a “bad” one? Maybe the pay is too low. Perhaps the hours don’t work with your other commitments. It could be the commute is too long, or the opportunity for advancement is too little. A job might be bad because it has […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Parkinson’s Disease: The Story of a Survivor

( = || []).push({}); It was July 9th, 2005. Mr Joshi woke up at 4 am. He was feeling restless and did not know what to do. He had a bad dream. All the visuals and innuendos from the acrimonious discussions and meetings that had been happening in the office of late were rushing back to him that moment and creating a cacophony in his head. He had a glass of water and went to the washroom. He felt a bit tottery while returning to his bed but was too preoccupi...
Tags: Health, Australia, India, Patient, Delhi, Mumbai, Jodhpur, Parkinson, Brisbane Australia, Joshi, Lewy, Dadar, Private Company, Arnab RoyDeputy, RoadGoregaon West Mumbai, Narendra Kumar Joshi


Judge orders Idaho to give transgender inmate gender surgery

Barring any appeals, under the ruling Adree Edmo will become the first Idaho inmate to receive gender-confirmation surgery while in Idaho Department of Correction custody.
Tags: Health, News, Idaho, Local News, Northwest, Adree Edmo


8 tips to help you conquer your toughest obstacle

How often do we face a physical or mental feat that we’ve always wanted to do, but never seemed to be able to complete successfully? I had a physical feat that I wanted to do my entire life, and this year, at age 56, I finally succeeded. I can still picture my junior high gym […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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OCD and Multiple Sclerosis

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a complicated illness, and the cause, or causes, remain unknown. Research has shown that OCD is seen more frequently than usual in those with various physical disorders, such as muscular dystrophy. An October 2018 study published in Frontiers in Immunology highlights a connection between OCD and another disease — multiple sclerosis. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a debilitating autoimmune disorder, where the body’s immune system goes haywire and attac...
Tags: Psychology, Research, Multiple Sclerosis, OCD, Obsessions, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Health-related, Compulsions, Kant, Avadhesha Surolia


Federal ruling against Obamacare will not affect Washington’s Saturday night deadline to sign up for health insurance

The Saturday night deadline to sign up for Obamacare in Washington state is not affected by a federal judge’s ruling Friday striking down the Affordable Care Act. That decision, out of Texas, is likely to end up in the U.S. Supreme Court. For now, the Affordable Care Act remains in place — which means you still only […]
Tags: Health, Texas, News, Obamacare, Washington, Local News, Northwest, U S Supreme Court, Nation & World Politics


The key to successful rounding

A wonderful senior resident helped me understand the goal of rounding.  Rounds should focus primarily on understanding the key problems and the diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to those problems.  She suggested that some rounds spend too much time on “minutia” that the resident could handle, and not enough on understanding the big issues.  According to […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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59 People Now Sickened by E. Coli Romaine Lettuce as Investigation Continues

The investigation into the E. coli outbreak that has sickened dozens and forbidden our sweet, sweet romaine lettuce is still underway, but officials with federal agencies investigating the outbreak said this week that they’ve identified at least one farm in California to which the infecting strain O157:H7 may be tied.Read more...
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Pete Davidson Deletes Instagram Page After Speaking Out On Mental Health

The “SNL” star left fans worried about his well-being after he chimed in on Kanye’s discussion about mental health.
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The Most Unexpected Barrier To Weight Loss

Weight loss is hard enough without this surprising barrier. → Enjoying these psych studies? Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month (includes ad-free experience and more articles). → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: NEW: Accept Yourself: How to feel a profound sense of warmth and self-compassion The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You ...
Tags: Psychology, Weight Loss, Jeremy Dean


Are Most of Our Problems Self-Created?

Are life’s difficulties the result of overwhelming external circumstances? Or are unpleasant situations self-created? A viewpoint that is popular in some spiritual and New Age communities is that we are responsible for whatever happens to us. When something goes awry, we’re invited to ask, “How did I create that?” Perhaps unfortunately, we are not as powerful as we might think. Five billion years from now, the sun will explode in a supernova, frying all life on earth. No one will be around to ...
Tags: Psychology, General, Relationships, Friends, Habits, Happiness, Mindfulness, Self-help, Spirituality, Thich Nhat Hanh, Levine, Payne


How Bullying Affects The Brain (S)

Around 30% of young people are thought to be victimised in one way or another. → Enjoying these psych studies? Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month (includes ad-free experience and more articles). → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: NEW: Accept Yourself: How to feel a profound sense of warmth and self-compassion The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything Activate: How To Find Joy Again By...
Tags: Psychology, Jeremy Dean, Child Psychology, Subscribers-only


12 questions for Drag Race All Star and World AIDS Day Ambassador Manila Luzon

We chatted with the queen who looks equally good in and out of drag on in-home HIV testing, her role models, and how she stays fit and healthy when she's constantly on the go.
Tags: Health, Lifestyle, Ad Friendly, Manila Luzon, OraQuick, OraQuick In-Home HIV


The opioid crisis is profitable. Blockchain tech can end that.

The same way blockchain technology could end the blood diamond trade, it could also stop those profiting from the opioid crisis by removing the traditional opportunities for drug fraud, explains Hyperledger's Brian Behlendorf."I tend not to blame the drug taker because I think they're just medicating to meet their needs, it's really the distributors and those writing fake prescriptions and others who are enabling a lot of this crisis, and I think distributed ledger technology can help us underst...
Tags: Health, Technology, Medicine, Drugs, Data, Public Health, Innovation, Addiction, Health Care, Pharmaceuticals, Narcotics, Blockchain, Hyperledger, Brian Behlendorf


Psychology Around the Net: December 15, 2018

Would you be more successful if you had a pet? Why does visiting a place from your past bring back more vivid memories? Does a significant salary difference matter when it comes to the success of a relationship? Let’s find out all and more in this week’s Psychology Around the Net! Does Sharing Your Life with Pets Make You More Successful? I’m just going to go ahead and guess yes. How Returning to a Prior Context Briefly Heightens Memory Recall: It’s probably not news to you that visiting an o...
Tags: Psychology, Iraq, Afghanistan, Veterans Health Administration, New VA


MKSAP: 82-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s disease

Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. An 82-year-old woman is seen for follow-up evaluation of Alzheimer disease. Since her last visit 12 weeks ago, she has been taking rivastigmine, with a progressively titrated dosage. The patient’s only new symptoms are increasing insomnia, loss of appetite, and occasional […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. ...
Tags: Health, Neurology, American College of Physicians, Conditions, PA NP, CRNA


'It gives you hope': the fight to save the fertility of children with cancer

Young cancer patients face uncertainty, aggressive treatment – and a risk to their future fertility. Can a cutting-edge procedure offer a solution?It started with a cough. Polly Melville was 14 years old, an athletic schoolgirl living just outside Tain in the Scottish Highlands. She had always felt fit and healthy, but was now struggling to fight off what seemed like a chest infection. She lost weight. Her lymph glands were terribly swollen. After months of tests, she was given a devastating dia...
Tags: Health, Science, Children, Cancer, Society, Fertility problems, James, Hodgkin, Lynne, Tain, Polly Melville


Legal plastic content in animal feed could harm human health, experts warn

Small bits of plastic packaging from waste food make their way into animal feed as part of the UK’s permitted recycling processPlastic traces in animal feed could pose a risk to human health and urgently need to be the subject of more research, experts have told the Guardian.Their comments came after British farmer Alex Rock contacted the Guardian, having noticed plastic shreds in his animal feed. Rock was told by the suppliers that this was a legal part of the recycling process that turns waste...
Tags: Health, UK, Environment, Society, UK News, Farming, Food Waste, Waste, Plastics, Alex Rock


Obamacare: Texas court rules key health law is unconstitutional

The challenge from a coalition of 20 US states is now likely to go to the US Supreme Court.
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'Incredible Hulk' actor Lou Ferrigno hospitalized after pneumonia vaccination

Actor Lou Ferrigno, star of the late 1970s TV series 'The Incredible Hulk,' says he got a vaccine shot for pneumonia that left him hospitalized with fluid in his bicep.
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WORLD Publishes Long Awaited Story About Harvest Bible Chapel; Church Silent on Inclusion of Wives in Suit

On Thursday, WORLD published the long anticipated article on Harvest Bible Chapel. Written by Julie Roys, the article gives a summary of various concerns expressed by former members and observers of the Illinois megachurch. Roys is also the defendant in a defamation suit brought by HBC. In an earlier post about the lawsuit I wrote, “The legal action appeared to be designed to frighten the bloggers and intimidate the magazine into pulling the plug on the article.” In an email, HBC Associate Commu...
Tags: Health, Illinois, Christ, Infertility, Hbc, Cook County, Roys, Ms Smith, James MacDonald, Sherri Smith, Julie Roys, Harvest Bible Fellowship, Harvest Bible Chapel, Elders of Harvest Bible Chapel, Elders Harvest Bible Chapel, Christians Christianity Today



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