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Lower Back Pain: Acetaminophen (Tylenol, Paracetamol) Useless

Lower back pain is one of the most common and costly ailments. Sedentary lifestyles leave the stabilizing muscles of abs and lower back (which would otherwise keep the vertabrae safe from injury) weak, and simple motions can strain them or cause disc problems. 784 more words

Diet And Exercise

Why Doctors Medical Center can't close

Doctors Medical Center is the only public hospital in West Contra Costa County, serving 40- 45 thousand people per year. The hospital has been standing on the brink of closure in recent years, as proposals for a parcel tax to keep it open failed.  57 more words

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Protection From Hepatitis B-- Hepatitis awareness.

Hepatitis awareness – Protection from HBV.

The hepatitis B Virus (HBV) interferes with the functions of the liver and activates the immune system.  This triggers a specific reaction. 171 more words

Healthcare

(6/7/2014) Queensland prisoners caught smoking 222 times since ban, mainly tea leaves | The Courier-Mail

PRISONERS have been caught out 222 times since a smoking ban was imposed, in Queensland jails, with most found lighting up on tea leaves.

But officials claim only “minor rule infractions” since the May ban and, despite not releasing the number of smoking contraband found due to system upgrades, say only a few related to prisoners caught with smuggled tobacco products. 13 more words

Prison

Does Kaiser Permanente's Get It Right?

Here are some links to Kaiser Permanente’s Vision of Healthcare.  Do they get it right?

Customer Driven

Stratus Video Interpreting Predicts $1 Billion Market Shift to Video Remote Interpreting by 2016 as Court and Healthcare Systems Heed Cost-Effectiveness

Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) July 24, 2014
While healthcare facilities and U.S. courts have each reported finding difficulty in providing quality interpretation services to non-English speakers within their systems, that demand doesn’t appear to be slowing down. 6 more words

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The Power of Respect

y parents were deeply compassionate people. From them, I learned lessons I hope I’ve passed on to my own children, especially about respecting people regardless of how much money they make, the color of their skin, or the mistakes they made in the past. 438 more words

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