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A Dozen Tips to Help You Select the Best Medical Equipment for Your Medical Practice

Opening a new office is one of the most exciting accomplishments you will experience as a medical professional. You can establish the foundation for a smooth medical practice opening by selecting high-quality, affordable medical equipment that will stand the test of time. Below are twelve tips to help you choose the right equipment for your…

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What Factors Are Driving the Trend in Female Genital Cosmetic Surgery?

Female Genital Cosmetic Surgery (FGCS) is on the rise across the globe. And the average age of females requesting FGCS is steadily decreasing. A ground-breaking study in Australia found that about a third of all general practitioners had seen patients under the age of 18 who requested FGCS. Additionally, the survey found that 97% of general practitioners…

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Research Shows A Drop In Cervical Cancer Screenings

In 1975, 15 women out of every 100,000 were diagnosed with cervical cancer—roughly 6 of these women died from the disease. By 2013, this number was down to 7 out of every 100,000 getting diagnosed, with 2 of those fatal. This 50% decline in 40 years is an impressive feat. However, in the past few years, this…

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Healthcare-Associated Infections: The Small Price Of Prevention

A trip to the doctor’s office, urgent care facility or a hospital stay involves decisions on the part of the patient and healthcare provider. Drugs and dosages, length of treatment and stay, patient advocate involvement, invasive surgical procedures and post-operative and long-term recovery. Fighting healthcare-acquired infection isn’t on the list of considerations. But illness resulting…

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Hysterectomy: When is it Necessary?

Unfortunately, there is a negative connotation when it comes to the medical term, “hysterectomy.” Ultimately, this is because this surgical procedure prevents women from becoming pregnant. However, there are some cases where a hysterectomy is necessary or recommended for health purposes. Essentially, it’s important that women understand the process and when it may be necessary…

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5 Reasons Female Millennials Skip Their Annual Exam

STD’s, cancers, uterine fibroids, and other health concerns are not uncommon among women between the ages of 18 and 34. Also not uncommon among them is the idea that annual exams aren’t that important. But no matter what the popular opinion is, there are vital reasons for Gen Y’ers to schedule an appointment soon and to go…

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Lighting The Dark Corners: Medical Devices Brighten The World

In most developed countries, the flip-click of a light switch, the hum of the heater, and the whir of a fan are sounds that constitute part of the ordinary day. We rarely think about how we create electricity, how much we need electric power, and the extent it controls our lives — until we lose…

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What’s the Difference? Breast Augmentation, Reduction, and Lift

Breast surgery has become widely popular over the years. Today, breast augmentation is the most popular cosmetic procedure performed in the United States. In fact, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons released a report that shows 290,467 patients moving forward with the surgery. Women seek out breast surgeries for a variety of reasons. Whether it be for…

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Antibiotic Resistance: A Global Health Problem

Last year Dr. Margaret Chan, former Director-General of the World Health Organization, appeared before the United Nations to warn about the potential dangers of antibiotic resistance. We may soon reach a point where minor infections can once again kill. Common practices like organ transplantation and chemotherapy may become difficult or even too dangerous to perform.…

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Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery: Which Is Right For Me?

Many people use the terms “plastic surgery” and “cosmetic surgery” interchangeably. The confusion is understandable when taking into account how some plastic surgeons go through training to specialize in cosmetic surgery. However, while they are closely related, cosmetic and plastic surgery are not the same. The main differences lie in the ultimate goal of the…

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