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McGill Dance for Cancer Research

So I don’t see a video like this everyday. The Goodman Cancer Research Centre  http://cancercentre.mcgill.ca/research/ released a video which shows many dancing in the support of cancer research along to the tune of Taio Cruz – Dynamite. “Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure… than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.” -Theodore Roosevelt

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Latest Happenings – Healthcare – McCain – Obama

I wanted to post about some of the recent developments and soon to be developments that are happening relating to the dental community and my website. I feel that there are some important issues currently occuring. First off, I want to thank dk from PurposeInc.com for the Chiptole burrito coupon. I won a free burrito coupon from a contest he was running on his blog. Next off the U.S. election is fast approaching. On Novemeber 4th, 2008 millions of Americans will vote for their next president. I recently wrote an article over on Associated Content discussing the issues faced by Americans with the recent government bailout and it’s impact on the health system. Further I addressed some of the issues regarding Obama and McCain and their plans for healthcare. If you suffer from chronic health problems the best choice is to move to another country. Neither candidate has a health care plan that works. Both continue to use the same old policies that leave over 45 million Americans without health care. Therefore, TeethRemoval.com is not endorsing either candidate. However, if you will be voting in the election and you are concerned about your health care the better choice is Barack […]

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Healthcare Consumer Empowerment

Consumer empowerment, a growing method of healthcare management for employers and healthcare organizations, involves empowering yourselves by learning how to become wiser healthcare consumers. The following are 10 ways to achieve healthcare consumer empowerment. 1. Establish a relationship with a primary physician — before you need one. Discuss your health and family with your doctor. If you don’t have a primary physician find one. 2. Ask questions. In fact, I think it is a great idea to bring questions with you on a piece of paper, so you do not forget to ask them. 3. Learn about your illness. Research and ask your physician questions. There is a lot of information available to you. 4. Learn how to practice self-care. In times of emergency or injury remember to follow RICE (rest, ice, compression, elevation) 5. Review bills carefully. Sometimes errors do happen, if you can’t look after the bills yourself, ask a family or friend to help you. Check them twice later on to make sure you were billed correctly. 6. Check your Provider Directory. It is important to find out if the doctor you are seeing participates in your health insurance plan. 7. Know your prescriptions. It is important […]

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Enurgi

ENURGI is a  web-based health care services company that connects families and patients in need with local, clinical caregivers across the U.S. The website allows patients, family members, and caregivers the ability to manage the care process online. ENURGI is the first web-based company to aggregate and create a clinical caregiver database for families and patients in need of home health care to access and connect with. There are over 1,000,000 clinicians within it’s caregiver database for families and patients in need to access when seeking a licensed clinician, certified nurses aide, or home health aide. If you are a licensed caregiver you can conduct a quick zip code search to see if you are listed in the caregiver database. If you are not you can register your information. Then you you can find patients in your area who are in need of home health care. Enurgi makes it easy to manage your patients with automatic scheduling, instant messaging, and direct deposit payments. The CEO is Chiara Bell who says “I want to revolutionize the home healthcare industry”.

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iMedix

iMedix is a website that combines social networking with healthcare to allow patients to find and connect with people facing similar health-related issues as themselves.  Users create profile pages with tags relevant to their interests to inform the site’s search engine, and search results can be voted on in order to help the site learn more about your preferences over time. I signed up for iMedix to see what I think of the site as a health resource. It has a search engine but I prefer using Google. The benefit of iMedix to me seems to be the ability to answers questions, ask questions, and browse and view other’s people’s questions on health topics that you are interested in. It is kind of similar to Yahoo Answers. Users also receive a rating from 0 stars to 5 stars on how helpful they are to other users. The problem with iMedix is that I did not see anything on dental issues. There was and is no discussions on wisdom teeth, teeth cleaning, dentists, nothing. Although these topics were available in the search engine. However, there are many other health topics that are important, such as issues on depression and headaches. I […]

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