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Yolanda Updates

Yolanda/Haiyan Damages, Casualties, Survivors, Donations, Updates (Photos)

Normally, I would go about posting topics relating to physical therapy. As a healthcare professional, I also could not ignore the tragedy in our country, The Philippines, caused by the tropical cyclone “Yolanda/Haiyan”. I will try to provide as much update as I can on our website using the ...
Migrate to Canada - Quebec Nursing Program

Canada Immigration : Quebec Nursing Program – Nurses Can Migrate Without Job Offer

The response has been overwhelming. Nurses from all over the world, including Libya, Sri Lanka and France have expressed an interest in the new Quebec Program for Nurses that was recently announced by the Canadian Government. The details of the program were featured in an earlier article but it seems ...
Sto Nino Church Cebu City

Earthquake Magnitude 7.2 on Richter Scale Hits Philippines (Follow for updates)

Affected by the earthquake? If so, please send pictures of the damage to bikerdad888@gmail.com. Pictures from all over the Philippines damaged by the earthquake in Central Philippines (Cebu. Bohol. Siquijor) #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: ...
Heart Disease Prevention

CDC: 200,000 Cardiac Diseases are PREVENTABLE each year

America’s greatest problem is not about the cure for the diseases. Rather, its lies within how the medical professionals educate their patients with the prevention of lifestyle diseases. It is quite sad to note that physicians only spend at most 5 minutes per visit with the patient and most of ...
Cancer

How Exercise Can Positively Affect Your Cancer

A study was conducted by by CDC and NCI regarding the positive effects of exercise to a patient with cancer. It was a very good start for people to start thinking of performing some physical activity in order to avoid or lessen the effects of cancer. Not only that exercise is a good way to be healthy, ...
Brain Function Financial Stress

How Financial Stress Negatively Affects Brain Function

Brain power is essential for us to function daily. However, it is also very susceptible to external factors like financial worries, work-related stress, domestic disturbances, and so much more. The Time.com article “How Financial Woes Change Your Brain (And Not for the Better)” discusses ...
Home Health Care

Report : Medicare Cuts Will Affect Home Health Care

Home health industry leaders gathered today for a teleconference to discuss the alarming impacts of a rule that would bring Medicare payment cuts to tally nearly $100 billion in the coming years. The proposed rebasing rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) looks to cut Medicare ...
Occupational Therapy Geriatric

Philippine Occupational Therapist Licensure Examination Results August 2013

Below is the complete list of successful examinees for the Physical Therapist & Occupational Therapist LicensureExamination held last August 3 & 4, 2013: The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 355 out of 679 passed thePhysical Therapist Licensure Examination and ...
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Philippine Physical Therapist Licensure Examination Results August 2013

Below is the complete list of successful examinees for the Physical Therapist & Occupational Therapist LicensureExamination held last August3 & 4, 2013: The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 355 out of 679 passed thePhysical Therapist Licensure Examination and ...
Webinar Series from SPD Foundation

Webinar Series from SPD Foundation

Lucy Jane Miller, PhD, OTR and Sarah A. Schoen, PhD, OTR explain how assessments are selected for identification, treatment planning and measuring progress of children with developmental concerns. This three-part series is the first of many to come that focus on the flow from assessment to development ...
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