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How to Endorse a Product or Service Without Breaking the Rules

How to Endorse a Product or Service Without Breaking the Rules

Many companies offer commissions on referrals for a reason: when someone you trust recommends a product or service, your enthusiasm for purchasing it is heightened.  This enthusiasm will likely diminish, however, if you knew that the referrer was being compensated for the referral. It’s for this reason that the FTC created an Endorsement Guide, the purpose of which is to promote honest and non-misleading...

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Suicide rates soar among female providers

Suicide rates soar among female providers

 “The rate of suicide among women employed in any health profession was higher than for women in other occupations; the difference was statistically significant for women employed as nurses or medical practitioners.” ...

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How Sex Disparities in Clinical Drug Trials Hurt Women

How Sex Disparities in Clinical Drug Trials Hurt Women

Although women consume more pharmaceuticals than men, they comprise a minority of clinical trial test subjects and are at twice the risk for adverse drug reactions. Those who advocate for scientific accountability of sex differences in drug studies argue that the pharmaceutical industry lacks a commitment to women’s...

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How to Focus on Treatment, Not on Your Title

How to Focus on Treatment, Not on Your Title

 I love my physical therapist, and I have the highest respect for the profession.  The best way to imbue that sense of professional loyalty and appreciation in your patients is to simply do a good job treating them.  Don’t tell them about what makes you great – show them.  Help them rehabilitate and accomplish their goals, and you’ll make them physical therapy loyalists for...

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