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The goal of The Practice Solution Magazine is to provide practice owners with practice management information that will assist them in achieving success.

Letter to the Editor – Sleep Medicine

Letter to the Editor By David E Lawler, DDS, D. ABDSM Bloomington, IN Hello, This week, I had the pleasure of being interviewed for an article in The Practice Solution Magazine by one of your research staff. As a result of this interview, I want to encourage you to...

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The Times they are a Changing.

As an employer and a manager, I long ago learned the value of keeping up to date on the ever -changing rules of doing business in my home state. Recently, I was presented with a concern of an employee that wanted to take maternity leave from work as afforded to her by...

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The Problem with Policy

“My employee was late 3 times in the last 2 weeks. Per our office policy, I am supposed to suspend her for one day with out pay. We are really busy this week and I really need her to work. What should I do?” The problem that you have here is not uncommon. Unless you...

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ECONOMIC WOES LEAD TO EMPLOYMENT DISHONESTY

Employee dishonesty can take many forms. No one seems to be exempt, and tough economic times only make matters worse. Although embezzlement can happen at all levels, we have encountered a number of situations in small to medium sized companies where employees were...

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From the Editor

For starters, we wish to thank everyone reading our on-line magazine for the massive amount of help you provided in our continual surveying of practice owners. Our survey team was very busy last quarter calling all over the U.S. and Canada. The survey results were...

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Veterinary Medicine Contributes to New England Economy

Veterinary Medicine Contributes $3.3 Billion to New England Economy Newswise – Veterinary medicine contributes $3.3 billion to the economies of New England-and the region faces a shortage of as many as 658 veterinarians by 2014, according to a study released today by...

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NC State Offers Canine Bone Marrow Transplants

Newswise – Dogs suffering from lymphoma will be able to receive the same type of medical treatment as their human counterparts, as North Carolina State University becomes the first university in the nation to offer canine bone marrow transplants in a clinical setting....

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Veterinary Researcher Studying Brain Tumors

Veterinary Researcher Studying Brain Tumors in People, Animals Newswise – A veterinary neurologist on faculty in the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech has been awarded funding from the Wake Forest University Translational...

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“Lazy Eye” Treatment Shows Promise in Adults

Newswise – New evidence from a laboratory study and a pilot clinical trial confirms the promise of a simple treatment for amblyopia, or “lazy eye,” according to researchers from the U.S. and China. The treatment was effective on 20-year-old subjects. Amblyopia was...

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Tears Reveal Secrets

Tears Reveal Some of Their Deepest Secrets to Researchers Newswise – It’s no secret why we shed tears. But exactly what our tears are made of has remained a mystery to scientists. A new study sheds some light on the complex design of tears. What we think of as tears,...

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The Lessons I’ve Learned by Lee Shuwarger, O.D.

The Lessons I’ve Learned “The Lessons I’ve Learned in My Journey to Become a Professional Practice Owner” Part One: “What I Did Wrong” by Lee Shuwarger, O.D. Right off the bat, I can guess what you are thinking – why would anybody write about everything they did...

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Cannabis Indicated as Possible Risk for Gum Disease

Cannabis Indicated as Possible Risk for Gum Disease in Young People Newswise – Young people who are heavy smokers of cannabis may be putting themselves at significant risk for periodontal disease, according to new research. The study, published in the Feb. 6 issue of...

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Economic Fears Can Affect Dental Care

Newswise – Regular checkups and cleaning can save money in the end by heading off problems early. Nevertheless, when times get tough and people start losing their jobs, preventive dental care can be one of the first things to go. However, the correlation between...

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Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders

Letter to the Editor By David E Lawler, DDS, D. ABDSM Bloomington, IN Hello, This week, I had the pleasure of being interviewed for an article in The Practice Solution Magazine by one of your research staff. As a result of this interview, I want to encourage you to...

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