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Here's How Much Money Doctors Actually Make

The data in the Physician Compensation Report come from more than 24,000 doctors in 25 specialties, who responded to Medscape’s annual survey with information on their compensation for 2013.

The graph below shows the average earnings for each surveyed specialty. Orthopedists were the highest earners:

In …

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Added by Network Admin on April 28, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments


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FDA Now Investigating CVD Risks With Testosterone Therapy

The US Food and Drug Administration(FDA) is now officially investigating the potential that FDA-approved testosterone products increase the risk of serious adverse cardiovascular outcomes [1] .

The agency cites two studies, one of which was published just two days ago, both reported by heart wire , that suggests men taking the testosterone supplements have an increased risk…

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Added by Network Admin on February 7, 2014 at 10:51pm — No Comments


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Concussions Common in Middle School Girls Playing Soccer

Girls who play soccer in middle school are vulnerable to concussions, new research shows.

And despite medical advice to the contrary, many play through their injury, increasing the risk of a second concussion, the study found.

Although awareness has increased about sports concussions, little research has been done on middle school athletes, especially girls, noted study co-author Dr. Melissa Schiff, a professor of epidemiology at the University of…

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Added by Network Admin on January 21, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments


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Physician satisfaction and burnout at different career stages

Let’s face it, physicians have a challenging job and face a lot of obstacles throughout their careers. It is therefore reasonable to wonder how satisfied they are with their job, how fatigued they are (both physically and mentally), and other challenges they experience during their career. Through a recent study some interesting information was gained as it explored the work lives, professional satisfaction, and burnout of US physicians by career stage and differences across…

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Added by Network Admin on January 10, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments


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Scientific Committee

About Medicalia.org

This is the list of members of Medicalia's scientific committee:

  • Borja Oriol López, Spain
  • George Perry, USA
  • David Ryan, UK
  • Sandra Toledo,…
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Added by Network Admin on December 22, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments


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Medicalia.org is a network for doctors created by Internet Medical Society. Medicalia.org offers businesses the possibility to advertise life science-related content on our website. Whether it is banner advertisements, special home page advertisements (in focus ads) or sponsored news articles, we offer a simple and straightforward system for you to submit ad content.…
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Added by Network Admin on October 27, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments


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How Doctors Die

Years ago, Charlie, a highly respected orthopedist and a mentor of mine, found a lump in his stomach. He had a surgeon explore the area, and the diagnosis was pancreatic cancer. This surgeon was one of the best in the country. He had even invented a new procedure for this exact cancer that could triple a patient’s five-year-survival odds—from 5 percent to 15 percent—albeit with a poor quality of life.…

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Added by Network Admin on July 11, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Health Education Solutions Explores Health Trends, 2012 and Beyond

In an effort to help keep healthcare professionals and first responders in the know about current health trends, Health Education Solutions (HES), a leading provider of online healthcare certification courses, today released a new special section focusing on Healthcare Trends, 2012 and Beyond. The educational article package highlights healthcare statistics from 2012 and makes projections for 2013.

 

“The new year is a great time for everyone to reflect on the…

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Added by Molly Koch on January 9, 2013 at 10:01pm — No Comments

HealthEdSolutions.com Launches Special Section: Your Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider Manual

Health Education Solutions (HES), a leading provider of online healthcare certification courses today announced that it has launched a new Provider Manual special section on its website at www.HealthEdSolutions.com. Intended to provide a quick…

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Added by Rebecca H on December 5, 2012 at 12:07am — No Comments


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Active members

Medicalia.org wishes to provide its active member a range of benefits and advantages.

We define an "active member" as the one who publishes in Medicalia.org 10 posts/discussions/photos/videos, etc...  or invite 50 contacts to join during a month.

Become an active member and get 50% discount…

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Added by Network Admin on December 1, 2012 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

HealthEdSolutions.com Issues Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician Programs Special Section

To help the growing number of individuals seeking employment as firefighters learn more about emergency medical technician certification and other required trainings, Health Education Solutions (HES), a leading provider of online healthcare certification courses, today released a Fire Departments special section. This series of educational articles is available in HES’ research library at…

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Added by Rebecca H on November 14, 2012 at 7:20am — No Comments

Healthcare Pros Can Learn the Latest Heart Diseases Information and Trends at HealthEdSolutions.com

Because the incidence of heart disease remains a significant health concern in the United States, it has become vitally important for healthcare professionals and first responders to understand the impact this deadly disease has on the delivery of emergency care. To help these professionals stay updated on heart disease information and statistics, Health Education Solutions (HES), a leading provider of online…

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Added by Rebecca H on October 2, 2012 at 9:01pm — No Comments

Get Certified for Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month

During Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month this September, Health Education Solutions (HES), a leading provider of online healthcare certification courses, encourages healthcare professionals and first responders to update their life support certifications.

 

It is estimated that more than 2.5 million Americans have atrial fibrillation and that by 2050, 12 million Americans will be diagnosed with the condition. HES has launched an Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Special…

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Added by Rebecca H on September 18, 2012 at 6:22pm — No Comments

HealthEdSolutions.com Special Section Helps Professionals Expand Their Careers in Healthcare

To help anyone who is looking to grow a career in healthcare better understand training and certification needs and options, Health Education Solutions (HES), a leading provider of online healthcare certification courses, today released a Professional Development special section. This article library, available at www.HealthEdSolutions.com, is intended to…

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Added by Rebecca H on July 9, 2012 at 3:31am — No Comments


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Test Medbrary.com, the online medical library, for free

Medbrary.com is a digital medical library to assist physicians, nurses, students and biomedical researchers in finding health and scientific information to improve, update, assess or evaluate health care and research. We provide access to a range of…
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Added by Network Admin on July 5, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Xanit International Hospital has organized the First Conference on Updates in Vascular and Endovascular Cardio Surgery

Xanit International Hospital has organized for Tuesday 26 June at 7 pm the first day on updates in cardiovascular endovascular surgery, with emphasis on aortic aneurysms and especially concerning their diagnosis, a new screening program and the latest treatments.

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Added by Xanit Hospital Internacional on June 22, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Xanit Hospital Internacional addresses in a round table the prevention of colorectal cancer, the most frequent malignant tumor in Spain

Xanit International Hospital has organized fa round table to discuss the colorectal cancer protection, the most malignant tumor in Spain.

Participation of  the prominent experts in this field is expected, (all practicing doctors at Xanit Hospital Internacional), precisely from Dr Andres Sanchez Cantos, Head of Gastroenterlogy Department; DrRafael Trujillo of Institute for Oncology; Dr Norberto Gandara, Head of General Surgery Department. Acting as a chairperson will be Professor and…

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Added by Xanit Hospital Internacional on June 20, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Xanit offer the possibility to detect the pre-disposition of cancer inheritance with a genetic test

Xanit International Hospital created a Genetic Advice unit within its Oncology Department with the aim of offering patients with family history of cancer the possibility of doing a genetic test which allows them the to know their hereditary pre-disposition of having cancer.

As Dr. Emilio Alba, Director of the Oncology Department of Xanit assures us: “It is calculated that less than 5% of the the total cancer cases are caused by…

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Added by Xanit Hospital Internacional on June 15, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Xanit International Hospital organized the First International Networking Lunch in aid of the AECC

 

The lunch was hosted by Mercedes Mengibar, Managing Director and Chief Executive of Xanit International Hospital. She explains that the main objective of this event was to raise funds for the upkeep of accommodation for families whose children are undergoing oncology treatment. She emphasized the importance of the work carried out by the AECC in reducing the impact of cancer on families and improving their quality of life. "At Xanit we understand that as well as providing medical…

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Added by Xanit Hospital Internacional on June 11, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Impact of Technology on Emergency Care Is Focus of New HealthEdSolutions.com Special Section

To help healthcare professionals keep their finger on the pulse of the impact of new tech on emergency care, Health Education Solutions (HES), a leading provider of online healthcare certification courses, today released a New Technology healthcare special section. This series of educational articles is intended to help healthcare professionals and first responders stay in the know and up to date on trends and issues that affect the emergency care…

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Added by Rebecca H on June 8, 2012 at 10:56pm — No Comments

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