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What are Dreams? with Jungian Psychologist Dr. Jeff Howlin

Dreams occur involuntarily in the mind during certain stages of sleep as images, ideas, emotions and sensations. They are amongst science’s greatest mysteries, but whatever the reason they are sometimes an escape for our mind or a vivid trap of our fear. While researchers can dream about finding the answer to why we dream, people continue to study their own dreams for insight or guidance and as premonitions of the

Tips to Stay Out of the Hospital with Dr. Barbara Riegel

Having to stay in the hospital is bad enough; the only thing worse is making a trip back less than a month later. The New England Journal of Medicine states that about 20% or as many as 2 million Medicare beneficiaries return to the hospital less than 30 days of discharge every year. Being readmitted costs more than just your health, it is estimated that nearly $17.5 billion a year

Healthcare Reform and Policy – How does it affect nurses?

Nurses are an inextricable part of healthcare in the United States, but what does Healthcare reform have to give back? In this episode of iNurse Radio, our host Anthony Figliola sits down with Dean Emeritus of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Dr. Colleen Conway-Welch to discuss how healthcare reform and policy affects nurses. Find out if you are affected, click here to listen!

The Doctor’s Workout with Dr. Tom Kleeman

The benefits of physical activity are immense. According to the CDC, exercise can reduce your risk for heart disease, diabetes and even cancer as well as improve your mental health and increase your chances of living a longer life. Our host, Anthony Figliola sits down with Cancer Survivor, Orthopaedic Surgeon and MDfitness originator Dr. Tom Kleeman, MD to talk about “The Doctor’s Workout.” This workout is a full-body exercise program

International Association of Healthcare Professionals – Exclusive Benefits For Members

    The International Association of Healthcare Professionals Launches A Full Package Of Exclusive Benefits For Members Only     Understanding the need for personal branding and efficient networking in the highly competitive medical field, IAHCP launched a comprehensive package of benefits to support members in their professional endeavors.   The authority networking site, www.iahcp.com, announces the introduction of new benefits for medical professionals that are part of their extensive

The Influence of Social Media In The Healthcare Profession

The International Association of Healthcare Professionals Announces New Social Media Tools To Enhance Online Reputation Management For Medical Professionals     The International Association of Healthcare Professionals has developed new social media programs to support members in their efforts to become recognized brands in the healthcare industry         In today’s era of digital marketing, social media services have radically transformed the way medical professionals and their services

Nursing and Back Pain

Edgar Ramos Vieira, PhD, a risk assessment and musculoskeletal injury prevention researcher at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, commented that the job with the highest rate of back pain in women is nursing. Some studies conducted in different parts of the world have added evidence to this fact, showing that 57 to 77 percent of nurses suffer from back pain. Nurse Seth-Deborah Roth, who works in special

How Well Does Your Doctor Know Your Medical History?

    Doctors can give better quality care when they know as much as possible about their patients including medical history as well as values and beliefs about health and illness.     Whenever I visit a new doctor, I have to start over, from the beginning, and go by memory. What always happens is I leave stuff out, or forget things, also hate writing this over and over.  

Doctors: How to Deal With Negative Search Results

A simple Google search can mean the difference between a good or bad impression about you and/or your practice. To put it lightly, Google search results can have a high impact on your online reputation. Negative, inaccurate or misleading information can do more than damage your reputation, your brand and practice suffers. On top of that, it always seems that the negative posts seem to filter on top of the

5 Tips to Ramp Up Your Practice’s Online Reputation

When it comes to branding your practice online, optimal web presence is crucial for success. Patients are using the Internet’s search capabilities, social media, and directories to find quality healthcare providers. Without online presence, it’s unlikely you or your practice will come up in relevant searches. Simply being present online and getting to the top of the search results is not enough. Just like high school, your reputation matters. That’s