Technofiction Writing Tips – Part 4 of 4 – Building Believable Economic and Political Systems

One of the first things to keep in mind is that an economic system is not a money system. A money system is part of the economic system, but economy is so much more. An economy is about how the resources of a world are exploited and how the wealth created by that exploitation is… Continue reading Technofiction Writing Tips – Part 4 of 4 – Building Believable Economic and Political Systems

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Health and Fitness Addiction

Yes…it’s possible! The word “addiction” give us images of people in dark rooms, listening to bad music and sticking needles in their arms, but many addicts can be found in the gym or on the local school track, getting just as addictive a fix. In fact, the positive nature of the word “healthy” makes health… Continue reading Health and Fitness Addiction

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Women’s Health and Fitness – How to Improve It

Health is wealth, that’s what they always say. And indeed, there’s nothing more important than one’s health. With all the health and fitness advices out there, sometimes, we get confused which is which. If we’re not careful, following someone else’s advice can even lead to peril rather than fitness. So, what is special with women’s… Continue reading Women’s Health and Fitness – How to Improve It

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Occupational Health: Core Areas of Knowledge and Competence, Part 2

OHA’s can contribute by helping managers to manage sickness absence more effectively. The nurse may be involved in helping to train line managers and supervisors in how to best use the OH service, in how to refer staff, what type of information will be required, what to expect from occupational health. By developing transparent referral… Continue reading Occupational Health: Core Areas of Knowledge and Competence, Part 2

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Rebuilding the Tower of Babel – A CEO’s Perspective on Health Information Exchanges

The United States is facing the largest shortage of healthcare practitioners in our country’s history which is compounded by an ever increasing geriatric population. In 2005 there existed one geriatrician for every 5,000 US residents over 65 and only nine of the 145 medical schools trained geriatricians. By 2020 the industry is estimated to be… Continue reading Rebuilding the Tower of Babel – A CEO’s Perspective on Health Information Exchanges

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Home Renovation – The Bad Economy and “Rogue Contractors”

With the economy in the dumper and new commercial construction virtually non-existent a good many subcontractors and construction laborers are likely to consider becoming residential renovation contractors. Historically a large percentage of residential renovation contractors are unqualified, inexperienced and underfunded even in a good market. Most subcontractors who have made their living in their niche… Continue reading Home Renovation – The Bad Economy and “Rogue Contractors”

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