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Good news: US classrooms are warming to evolution, thanks in part to scientist outreach

Good news: US classrooms are warming to evolution, thanks in part to scientist outreach Paul Oh Fri, 06/12/2020 - 22:15 Link to Article https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01454-x Publication Nature Type of Article Read Article Date of Article Thu, 06/11/2020 - 12:00
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Making sense of COVID-19 mortality disparities

Making sense of COVID-19 mortality disparities Paul Oh Fri, 06/12/2020 - 08:21
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A new NCSE/Penn State survey finds impressive gains in evolution education

A new NCSE/Penn State survey finds impressive gains in evolution education Paul Oh Tue, 06/09/2020 - 17:14
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New Jersey highlights climate change throughout its revised state education standards

New Jersey highlights climate change throughout its revised state education standards Paul Oh Tue, 06/09/2020 - 16:47
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Is Your Medical Practice Healthy Enough?

Telic Thoughts - Mon, 2020-06-08 21:37

Running a medical practice takes a lot of time and effort.

With that in mind, are you confident your medical practice is in the best shape it could be?

If you said no, what measures can you take to better ensure health for all you have worked so hard for?

Have You Protected All You Worked for?

In reviewing, see if you have ample protection should something happen to you.

Yes, what would you do if you were beset with a serious injury or something of the like? Could your practice survive it?

This is why it makes sense to go out and find a solid insurance plan to protect you.

Whether Principal disability insurance or another brand; find the policy right for you. When you do, you have taken a big step in the right direction.

Remember, you need to be able to work to keep a roof over your head and food on the able. If disabled for any notable length of time, keeping going can be quite difficult. Rest a little easier knowing you have protection in place. That is should a worst-case scenario come your way.

Along with protecting all you worked for, do you have the right staff put together?

As important as you are to your practice, you can’t sleep on the people you hire.

This is why it is critical to take the time with interviews.

From the front desk person to your physician assistants and more, you need the best of the best working with you.

Remember, most patients only see their physicians for a few minutes or so during a visit. That said they often have more contact with an assistant, front desk person, billing and more.

When you have hired the right people for the right positions, you can rest a little easier. This would be knowing your medical practice is in good hands.

Do Enough Consumers Know About You?

As important as your finances and the right employees are, you also need to promote.

Are you doing enough to promote your medical practice to the local community? If not, this can make it much more difficult to get patients coming through the door.

Among the ways to go about promoting what your practice has to offer:

· Marketing and advertising – Are you doing traditional marketing and advertising? This would include things like newspaper ads, emails, TV spots and more. You need to make sure local and surrounding communities know about your practice.

· Social media – How good of a job are you doing with social media? More physicians need to come to realize that social networking can go a long way in helping them out.

· Your patients – Keep in mind that many of your patients can also help you out when it comes to promotions. When they tell friends and co-workers about you, this can be more business coming your way.

As you look to make your practice healthier, know that all you have invested in needs to get a clean bill of health.

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The New Abnormal: Is Kompromat Already a Standard Political Tool of the Trump Administration?

W.R. Elsberry's The Austringer - Fri, 2020-06-05 21:51
I’ve been saying, again, that people having complete turnarounds in stances just following brief visits to the White House looks
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Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy Theories Paul Oh Fri, 06/05/2020 - 14:13
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Kenneth R. Miller

Kenneth R. Miller Paul Oh Thu, 06/04/2020 - 21:11 Short Bio

Kenneth R. Miller is the President of NCSE's Board of Directors.

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NCSE’s Role in Promoting Race Equity

NCSE’s Role in Promoting Race Equity Paul Oh Thu, 06/04/2020 - 20:56
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NCSE outreach fellow awarded European Society for Evolutionary Biology grant

NCSE outreach fellow awarded European Society for Evolutionary Biology grant Paul Oh Tue, 06/02/2020 - 10:45
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Michelle Valkanas

Michelle Valkanas Paul Oh Mon, 06/01/2020 - 16:52 Short Bio

Michelle Valkanas is a Ph.D. candidate at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA, and is a member of the first cohort of NCSE's Graduate Student Outreach Fellowship. Valkanas studies how to use the naturally forming microbial communities found in abandoned mine drainage to remove harmful metals from contaminated watersheds

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A traveling exhibit that promotes greater understanding of real-world genetics knowledge

A traveling exhibit that promotes greater understanding of real-world genetics knowledge Paul Oh Mon, 06/01/2020 - 08:19
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Climate Change in Science and Engineering Indicators 2020

Climate Change in Science and Engineering Indicators 2020 Paul Oh Sun, 05/31/2020 - 22:06
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Evolution in Science and Engineering Indicators 2020

Evolution in Science and Engineering Indicators 2020 Paul Oh Sun, 05/31/2020 - 21:47
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Top Reasons Why People Want to Get Rid of Their Wrinkles

Telic Thoughts - Sat, 2020-05-30 17:55

Scientists have developed a safe use for botulinum, a toxin that can cause paralysis in large doses. But when a small amount is diluted, it can bring a world of wonder in reducing or eliminating wrinkles and other health conditions. More and more people are encouraged to get injections for their wrinkles as a way of staving off the ageing process.

Wrinkles are reduced or eliminated altogether

This is the most common reason why people – mostly women – opt to get injections on their faces. They do not want to see lines forming on their forehead, eyes, cheeks, and neck that will make them look older than they really are. A face without wrinkles gives an appearance of being youthful and vibrant.

The procedure is minimally invasive

One thing about anti wrinkle injections is that they are not too invasive, compared to some surgical anti-ageing techniques. A few needle pricks each session, and you’re good to go. You only need to come back for more treatment after about four to six months, depending on what the doctor recommends. 

It has a quick healing time

The downtime is quick too. You only need a few minutes in the doctor’s clinic for the injections, and you can go back to your day’s activities. If you experience bruising, you can rest at home until it clears or apply make up to hide any discolouration of the skin. There are very rare side effects like headaches and eyelid drooping, but they also clear within days or weeks.

Societal pressure

In this day and age of 24/7 Internet and social media, a lot of people feel pressured to look good at all times. Many will also judge you based on your appearance. This pressure to be the best all the time has spurred many anti-wrinkle injection appointments throughout the years, especially among middle-aged women.

It is highly effective

This type of injection to remove wrinkles has been proven effective. Once the solution starts working its magic, facial muscles will begin to relax, smoothing out the lines caused by years of facial movement and expression. A few sessions and your muscles will relax.

Choosing the best provider

Before you go ahead with the procedure, make sure you shop around first. Do not go with the first clinic that you encounter. There may be more and better doctors and clinics out there that will suit your needs and will take care of you properly. Do not be afraid to ask questions and ask for credentials and proof. It being a medical procedure, you have to make sure that you only get the best service to ensure your health and safety. Go with a doctor who has a proven track record in the field. Read patient reviews and testimonials to learn more.

When you get injections, it does not mean that it stops there. You still have to take care of your facial skin so that wrinkles will not reappear right away. Wear sunscreen and avoid prolonged sun exposure, as doing so will result in more lines. Remember that injections do not rid wrinkles caused by sun damage.

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How the science of vaccination is taught (or not) in US schools

How the science of vaccination is taught (or not) in US schools Paul Oh Fri, 05/29/2020 - 21:51 Link to Article https://hechingerreport.org/how-the-science-of-vaccination-is-taught-or-not-in-us-schools/ Publication The Hechinger Report Type of Article Read Article Date of Article Sat, 05/23/2020 - 12:00
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Are we ready? How we are teaching – and not teaching – kids about climate change

Are we ready? How we are teaching – and not teaching – kids about climate change Paul Oh Fri, 05/29/2020 - 21:43 Link to Article https://hechingerreport.org/are-we-ready-how-we-are-teaching-and-not-teaching-kids-about-climate-change/ Publication The Hechinger Report Type of Article Read Article Date of Article Sat, 05/23/2020 - 12:00
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Confused by the science behind Covid-19? You're not alone

Confused by the science behind Covid-19? You're not alone Paul Oh Fri, 05/29/2020 - 21:39 Link to Article https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/28/health/coronavirus-science-education-wellness-scn/index.html Publication CNN Type of Article Read Article Date of Article Thu, 05/28/2020 - 12:00
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How do I decide what’s safe, Part II: Using your tool kit

How do I decide what’s safe, Part II: Using your tool kit Paul Oh Thu, 05/28/2020 - 20:15
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NCSE's efforts featured in CNN

NCSE's efforts featured in CNN Paul Oh Thu, 05/28/2020 - 15:22
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