Poor Risk Assessment for Improbable Even

“We fear being murdered, kidnapped, raped and assaulted by strangers, when it’s far more likely that the perpetrator of such offenses is a relative or a friend.”“We worry about airplane crashes and rampaging shooters instead of automobile crashes and domestic violence — both far more common.” “In the United States, dogs, snakes, bees and pigs … Continue reading Poor Risk Assessment for Improbable Even

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Help Get CPT Code for the Mini-Gastric Bypass

Help Get CPT Code for the Mini-Gastric BypassAmplify’d from http://www.ama-assn.orgCriteria for development and evaluation of CPT® Category I and Category III Codes In developing new and revised Category I codes the CPT Advisory Committee and the CPT Editorial Panel require: that the service/procedure has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the … Continue reading Help Get CPT Code for the Mini-Gastric Bypass

Thinking of going to Mexico for Weight Loss Surgery?

Only miles from major cities in the southwestern United States, armed gangs in Mexico are killing Mexicans and Americans alike in a bloody war fueled by drugs.Amplify’d from http://www.foxnews.comHow Mexico's Drug War Became Personal For Me By Crystal Ramos Published January 07, 2011 | FoxNews.com   Print   Email   Share   Comments (61)   … Continue reading Thinking of going to Mexico for Weight Loss Surgery?

Fructose may result in gastrointestinal distress in normal people.

Fructose intake has increased considerably in the United States, primarily as a result of increased consumption of high-fructose corn syrup, fruits and juices, and crystalline fructose. Fructose may result in gastrointestinal distress in normal people.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJ Am Diet Assoc. 2005 Oct;105(10):1559-66.Fructose intake at current levels in the United States may cause gastrointestinal distress in … Continue reading Fructose may result in gastrointestinal distress in normal people.

Sun for Increase Vitamin D: Benefits GREATLY out weighs the Risks

This study estimates increases in melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer mortality rates and decreases in chronic and infectious disease mortality rates in the US The primary benefits are expected to come from reductions in cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Although a few thousand excess deaths per year might occur from melanoma and skin cancer, the avoided … Continue reading Sun for Increase Vitamin D: Benefits GREATLY out weighs the Risks