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October 2, 2012
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  • Cosmetic facial procedures gaining popularity
    Advances in the understanding of how the human face ages and doctors' clinical experience with available products have helped spur growth in the use of soft-tissue filler procedures. "As a result of this new understanding, a variety of products have been developed to provide a nonsurgical way to restore a youthful facial contour," plastic surgeon Lewis Ladocsi says. Richmond Times-Dispatch (Va.) (9/30) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
The Truth about Cloud Security
72% of businesses are using the cloud. 56% said they are still figuring out exactly where they can use the cloud more. Why would so many businesses already trust these services with their own and their clients' most sensitive data? While security risks are real, the cloud is also more secure than you think. Read this eBook to learn more
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Practice Management 
 
  • Health care utilization in U.S. drops, report finds
    The average number of visits to a medical provider among working-age adults dropped from 4.8 in 2001 to 3.9 in 2010, a Census Bureau report found. Most respondents described their health as either excellent or very good. "The decline in the use of medical services was widespread, taking place regardless of health status," Census Bureau's Brett O'Hara said. Despite that, the average household spent 3.1% more on medical services last year, but spending on pharmaceuticals fell 2.3%. The New York Times (tiered subscription model)/Economix blog (10/1), Nurse.com (10/1) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
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Research & Technology 
  • Surgeons develop corrective procedure for stretched earlobes
    Surgeons have developed a way to perform corrective surgery for people who have stretched their earlobes using graduated rings, plastic surgeon Broughton Snell reports in the Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. The procedure involves cutting the loose earlobe and rolling the long end before stitching the two pieces back together. News.com.au (Australia) (9/27) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
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Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there."
--Will Rogers,
American performer, humorist and critic

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