The Business of Healthcare:
Healthcare costs are spiraling out of control, but where does this unprecedented amount of spending go? See how your healthcare dollars are spent and take a look at the profits of some key players behind the healthcare scene. –
Healthcare costs are spiraling…
The hard work and expense involved in getting a medical degree can leave a medical student with crushing student loan debt. Many students face the decision of what specialty they might want to take their careers – and the added expense for the additional studies are factored for those to assess if the student loan expenses are worth the future earning potential of their specialized practice. – See more at: http://visual.ly/how-much-do-doctors-earn#sthash.spP64Auc.dpuf – How Much Do Doctors Earn
The causes of prostate cancer are hard to pinpoint but certain factors do increase your risk. Age, family medical history, and race are the leading factors. Other factors include weight and region. American males are most likely to become diagnosed than males in any other country. The statistics are staggering; One in six men will become diagnosed with prostate cancer and two men are diagnosed every five minutes. These are the facts every man should know about prostate cancer.
With healthcare costs spiraling out of control, research has shown that one of the greatest contributors to increased costs is low health literacy.
This infographic attempts to capture the costs / benefits & importance of patient education.
Sleep is required to function and while scientists do not know everything about sleep they do know some. Different amounts of sleep are needed depending on your age; babies need sixteen hours, kids 3-18 need ten, adults 19-55 need eight, and adults over 65 need six. Sleep is the time when your brain recharges, your cells repair, and your body releases important hormones.
This visualization contrasts retirement age with life expectancy, thus revealing how many years of leisure people worldwide can enjoy.