Cecil the Lion Killed by Walter James Palmer Dentist
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Who is Dentist Walter James Palmer Who Killed Cecil the Lion?

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Walter James Palmer, DDS Killed Cecil the Lion

55-year old Walter James Palmer, the Eden Prairie Minnesota dentist who killed “Cecil the Lion” in Zimbabwe, and recently wrote a letter of apology to his patients as a media firestorm continued to grow and his online business and social profiles were assailed with threats and hate messages, has had many issues that as an advocate should not be practicing dentistry with his many flawed judgments.

Dr. Palmer an avid hunter now faces the prospect of criminal charges after bribing gamekeepers roughly $50,000 to hunt the 13 year old iconic lion, a local tourist favorite who had been collared as part of an Oxford University research project.

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[Infographic] Cancer Patient Advocate

The cancer patient, above everything else, needs to know that there is someone in their corner. Someone who will help them find their way through the confusing, and sometimes daunting, world of modern medicine. Someone who will have their best interests in mind as they face challenges presented every day in their struggle to find, secure, and finance the best treatment available. And so, they need a private cancer patient advocate who can be in their corner.

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Cancer Patient Advocate Infographic

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3 Top Aging Tips: Decreasing Health Risks with Fitness

happy-old-peopleAging is something that happens to us all. As we grow older our organs, muscles, bones and ligaments lose their vibrancy, but there is one thing we can do for ourselves to combat the negative effects of aging. Exercise!

Especially for people in society that are over the age of 40, staying true to an effective fitness regime is mandatory for improving and keeping a high quality of life. There are a variety of different ways that exercising and staying fit can help a person. Here are a few examples.

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[Infographic] Medical Debt & Tips for Negotiating Your Medical Bills

With medical bills as the biggest cause of bankruptcies, outpacing bankruptcies due to credit card bills or unpaid mortgages, it is necessary to look at the statistics of medical debt in the U.S. with this informative infographic.

There are always many ways to decrease one’s medical debt and medical bills, and one of the best ways is by hiring a private medical billing advocate, who can negotiate on your behalf to reduce your medical bill or debt. You may think you can do it yourself, but with so many medical codes for disease classification, if you are not versed with the industry you are bound to fail in your efforts as your own medical billing advocate.

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Drive-by Doctoring [Video]: What We Discovered About This Practice is Shocking

Drive-by Doctoring

Drive-by Doctoring

Yes if you are wondering, doctors do drive-bys.

If you haven’t heard about the so called practice of “drive-by doctoring,” you might want to know what is really going on in the medical billing landscape. Especially as in this video, whereby a patient got a surprise $117,000 medical bill from a doctor he didn’t even know.

First of all, “drive-by doctoring,” is the practice where physicians and other medical professionals assist the primary physician assigned to a case and then charge exorbitant fees for their participation. When the provider is outside the patient’s network, those fees can get passed on either to insurers or to the patients themselves.

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Nutrition & Wellness

Why is Sleep Important?

Why Sleep is Important

It seems like sleep can be one of those aspects of life that we take for granted. It’s nothing more than the end of the day, right? In all reality, it is those special moments during those dark hours when our eyelids are shut that so much vitality and positivity for a good life can occur.

Think about it…the reality of too little sleep is considered a torture mechanism (check out the Patty Hearst case where her captors kept her slept deprived to create disorientation). That is how important a good night’s rest is.

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Diet for Colorectal Cancer Patients

Diet for Colorectal Cancer Patients

In 431 B.C the undisputed father of medicine, Hippocrates said; ‘let thy food be medicine and medicine be thy food’. The truth that food has a bearing on our health has now been proved beyond any reasonable doubt. This is true of colorectal cancer. The incidence, risk factors and recurrence rate after treatment have a correlation with certain foods. On the other hand certain types of diets show a reduced risk and incidence of this type of cancer.

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Drinking Activated Charcoal for Cleansing: Benefits and Side Effects

Activated Charcoal Benefits and Side Effects

The Benefits and Side Effects

Many different groups of people the world over have used charcoal to treat various health conditions. Activated charcoal as we know it came into the limelight when it was manufactured early in the twentieth century. For a long time, activated charcoal was mostly found in hospital emergency rooms. Although it is still an important part of the emergency tray, activated carbon (charcoal) use has entered the health and wellness world with a bang.

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Diet for Breast Cancer Patients

Diet for Breast Cancer Patients

Breast cancer is considered one of the modern diseases. Its incidence is rising in many parts of the world. Many believe that this cancer has a definite link with the type of diet we eat. The more processed it is, the higher the chances. A typical Western diet is thought to be a particular risk. To support this argument, communities that mostly eat whole grain meals and more fruits and vegetables have a lower rate of cancer of the breast in their population.

Why Diet is Important in Breast Cancer

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Life Coach vs Health and Wellness Coach

Health and Wellness Coach

In today’s world where we are bombarded with all sorts of stressors, it is not a wonder that more and more people are looking for external help in order to organize and actualize their life desires and goals. For this reason many types of coaches have emerged. Among these are two popular and distinct groups. These are:

  • Life coaches and
  • Health and wellness coaches.

Some people tend to use the two terms interchangeably. On a closer look they are quite different as discussed below.

 

Life Coach

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