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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.

Natural Treatments Offer Best Hope For Cats With Feline AIDS

A new book offers hope for cats diagnosed with Feline AIDS, a disease once thought to be untreatable. Feline AIDS: A Pet Owner’s Guide by Thomas Hapka explains the Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) and outlines effective treatment strategies. Often confused with HIV...

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ADEA & AADR Launch Innovative Faculty Recruitment Program

American Dental Education Association, American Association of Dental Research Launch Innovative Faculty Recruitment Program With the dental school faculty shortage expected to grow in the future, the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) and the American...

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73 Percent of Americans Lack Awareness about Vision Problem

Survey: 73 Percent of Americans Lack Awareness about Vision Problem Affecting Millions; Optometrists Concerned about Effects of Untreated Vision Impairment A new survey shows that many Americans have little, if any, knowledge of low vision, a term that describes...

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Laser Eye Surgery and Baseball

Laser Eye Surgery Does Not Improve Major League Baseball Performance University Researchers Find No Improvement in Offensive Performance There has been great public interest in laser refractive eye surgery (e.g. LASIK) with many prominent sports figures advocating its...

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Avian Influenza Strains Continue Growing

Pandemic Potential at High Risk Beginning in late July 2005, official reports to the OIE (World Organisation of Animal Health) from government authorities indicate that the H5N1 virus has expanded its geographical range. Both Russia and Kazakhstan reported outbreaks...

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Displaced Dentists, Hurricane Katrina and Reciprocity

By Barry Levy, DDS When the dental profession retains provincial ideas about how the profession is to be run and fails to address problems that exist, the idea of reciprocity between states in America becomes an issue that may slowly gain traction, but hasn’t been...

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Veterinary Foundation Offers Grants To Cover Costs

Veterinary Foundation Offers Grants To Cover Costs

Veterinary Foundation Offers Grants To Cover Costs Of Care After Hurricanes The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) is urging veterinarians to apply for grants of up to $2,000 to cover costs incurred by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Eligible applicants are...

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Direct Reimbursement Plans: A trend waiting to happen

by Craig Beauchamp Direct Reimbursement Plans (DRP) may be the upcoming trend to provide for one’s dental care needs, while at the same time letting many dentists regain control of their profession and get the financial compensation they deserve for their work. The...

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Americans Eye Yellow Pages When Searching for Optometrists

Americans Eye Yellow Pages When Searching for Optometrists ”Optometrist” Yellow Pages Heading Referenced 47 Million Times Per Year Whether seeking vision therapy, eyewear, contact lenses or a comprehensive eye exam, more than 13 million Americans look for optometrists...

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Getting New Patients: A Practice Management Mantra

Doctors all over the country and the world are still trying to figure out, “How can I get more new patients?” The quest for new patients or customers is not indigenous to the medical professions. Every business is looking to find more people to buy their wares or sell...

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