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Monthly archives: May 2018

Green Sunglasses and the Greek Economy

Things have not been going well in the Greek economy for some time now. Between excessive government spending, costly entitlement programs, and a drop in tourism, the Greek economy has suffered quite a bit since the turn of the century. But now there are some young people who have decided to take matters into their own hands. They have become entrepreneurs determined to make their own way. One of them […]

2 Alternatives to Standard Flatbed Tarping

Flatbed trucking is back-breaking work. It can also be arm and leg breaking, too. Just ask any trucker who has climbed atop a load to tie it down or struggled with a tarp in a fierce wind. Flatbed trucking is certainly not for the faint of heart. One would think that in this day and age of technology, manufacturers would come up with different kinds of tarping systems that would […]

Payroll Reporting: One Mistake Can Create a Huge Mess

The city of Clearwater, Florida found itself facing a public relations nightmare after an internal audit revealed they had mistakenly overpaid more than $218,700 in sick time and other benefits over the last five years. A second audit of the books brought both good and bad news. It also illustrated the reality that just one mistake in payroll reporting can create a huge mess. According to the Tampa Bay Times, […]

Does Quality of Care Affect Family Medicine Job Choices?

You are a doctor looking at available family medicine jobs in anticipation of completing your residency. You are looking at full-time, permanent placement as well as locum opportunities across the country. Here’s a question: does the quality of care in specific regions of the country affect your job search? Would you take or turn down a job based on your perception of the quality of care? Both questions are legitimate […]

Making Potable Water with Carbon Nanotubes

There are genuine concerns in Florida that the underground aquifer that supplies most of the state’s fresh drinking water is running dry. Similar concerns about a lack of potable water are found in California, Arizona, and a number of other states. The good news is that science may have the solution by way of carbon nanotubes and desalinization. More than 95% of the water on planet Earth is salt water. […]

Hands-On Care and Regenerative Medicine: A Natural Pairing

Any doctor who wants to add regenerative medicine to his or her practice can attend training at the Advanced Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) to learn stem cell and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapies. Once properly trained, the doctor can begin recommending treatments for musculoskeletal injuries, osteoarthritis, and more. The question is, can anything more be done above and beyond basic stem cell and PRP injections? In a word, yes. The Detroit […]