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All About Physical Therapy…

All About Physical Therapy...

  Wikipedia defines physical therapy as: “Physical therapy (or physiotherapy), often abbreviated PT, is a health care profession primarily concerned with the remediation of impairments and disabilities and the promotion of mobility, functional ability, quality of life and movement potential through examination, evaluation, diagnosis and physical intervention

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Home Health Care Fact Sheet

Home Health Care Fact Sheet

Approximately 12 million people in the U.S. require some form of home health care. Almost two-thirds (63.8 percent) of home health care recipients are women. More than two-thirds (69.1 percent) of home health care recipients are over age 65. Conditions requiring home health care most frequently include

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A Look Into Food Fraud & Banned Ingredients – Nutritional Therapy Advice

A Look Into Food Fraud & Banned Ingredients - Nutritional Therapy Advice

You are what you eat – but, do you really know what that even is? According to research from the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP), a nonprofit that sets standards for the identity, strength, quality and purity of medicines, food, and other ingredients consumed worldwide, released the Food

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The Future of At Home Health Care…

The Future of At Home Health Care...

The ways people are viewing home health care are changing. The future of home health is a gradual merge between personal care, at home care therapy and health care technologies in the home. As the average consumer becomes more educated about his health and medical related issues

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Proud to Serve Healthcare Staffing and Home Healthcare Services in 2013

Proud to Serve Healthcare Staffing and Home Healthcare Services in 2013

It will be 12 years now that Functional Independence Home Care have provided professional, technical, administrative and clerical home health care staffing services to some of Memphis’s largest healthcare organizations and private healthcare in the home. Our team takes a great deal of care in delivering the

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GMOs – FDA approves ‘Frankenfish’ as safe for the environment

Global agriculture has received more changes during the last 60 years or so than it did during the preceding 12,000 years. If chemical-intensive agriculture represented the first wave of the so-called ‘Green Revolution’, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) comprise its second coming. There is a quite a bit

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TENNESSEE’S DECISION IN HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE

TENNESSEE'S DECISION IN HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE

The first decision for the Patient Protection & Affordable Care, otherwise known as “Obamacare”, has been made for the state of Tennessee. The deadline for the states’ decisions was set for Friday, Dec. 14 to tell the federal government of their intention either to run their own

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Where does Medicaid stand in the height of the Fiscal Cliff?

Where does Medicaid stand in the height of the Fiscal Cliff?

Medicaid gives more than 60 million Americans, children and adults alike, who might not otherwise be able to afford medical care.  Mostly, this government program has been able to avoid large federal cuts, but is now vulnerable because Washington needs to close the budget gap and avoid

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Psychiatrist Diagnosis Manual Updated After 20 years…

Psychiatrist Diagnosis Manual Updated After 20 years...

For the first time in almost 2 decades, the nation’s psychiatrists are updating the guidebook they use to diagnose and define mental disorders. Among the most controversial changes are dropping familiar terms like Asperger’s disorder and dyslexia as well as gender identity disorder. The guidebook’s official title

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Functional Independence Staffing

Functional Independence Staffing

To view other healthcare news, we suggest visiting our partnered website, FunctionalIndependence.com. And, if you are looking for staffing or careers in healthcare, we can help!! We pride ourselves in providing quality certified staff in many varieties of medical specialities to include: Occupational Therapists & Assistants Physical

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