Author: Melissa Thompson

Why Start A Business Focusing On Health?

Having a health-oriented business is a great way to make money these days. With so many things going wrong in the world people are always looking for ways to be healthier, whether it’s mentally or physically (sometimes these things work together). So, how and why should you start your own health and wellness business? Well, it depends on what you want to do to help people and how much money you have to get started. Helping Internally There are businesses you can start that help people heal internally. These are often businesses in which you’ll either need to be trained (with a degree) or you’ll have to hire people that have the training and credentials. Some of these types of businesses can include chiropractic and osteopathic businesses. These are things that can help people with chronic pain and other internal issues. They aren’t the only ones that help with these things, and even external health treatments can help with pain. Helping Physically If you help people get fit you will be doing something for them that can help them for the rest of their lives. There are all kinds of physically related health businesses to get into, even ones that have nothing to do with fitness. If you’re not that physical yourself you might now want to be a fitness trainer. You could do into massage therapy. This helps...

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3 Factors That Led to the Recent Wave of 1031 Exchanges

In the past five years, the housing market has seen a considerable increase in the number of 1031 exchanges, with some investors discovering the benefits of this tax deferral method while others are finally finding the right exchange property for their needs. The program has long been a way for investors to become exempt from paying capital gains on the sale of their investment property when their intention is to buy a new one of equal value. Traditionally it has been a lesser-known and commonly overlooked option that only savvy investors took advantage of, but with social media facilitating...

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4 Ways to Find Cash for Your Business and Avoid Shortfalls

Shortfalls are an unfortunate part of life. The ups and downs of the business cycle mean that even well-managed companies can occasionally find themselves short on cash. Luckily, several strategies exist to help you reduce the risk of a shortfall. When one does happen, you can explore the following four innovative ways to right the ship and steer back toward solvency. Raise Cash Quickly Image via Flickr by kevin dooley Another way to fix your shortfall problem is a fast cash injection into your business. You can raise your prices or hold a sales event that will encourage your...

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Sports Stars Are Just Like Us

Very few of us pay money to see other people in person. Professional athletes and singers are a very small exception. Other than that, they can be very much like the rest of us mere mortals. They do get a lot more attention because of their talents. That is a two-edged sword, though. Mere mortals don’t get a lot of great attention with their everyday lives, but a good share of us will get targeted by all kinds of scam artists and fraudsters, through e-mail, shady websites or even some flashy presentations. While there are a lot more of...

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Is the Doctorate Degree Fast Becoming a Necessity for Nurses in the US?

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing or the AACN has recently announced that becoming a doctor of nurse practitioner programs might soon become a necessity for nurses in the US. So far, completing a master’s was considered enough to consolidate one’s career as a nurse, but in accordance with the recent statement made by the AACN, it is apparent that nursing students and professionals should now be opting for BSN to DNP online programs directly in order to secure and broaden career opportunities. The Job Openings The AACN has estimated that in the coming five years, employment opportunities...

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Radical changes to UK personal injury reform axed

Radical changes to the Prison and Courts Bill which sought to put a stop to fraudulent whiplash claims and overhaul the UK personal injury industry has been axed by the UK parliament. The bill, which had moved to Committee stage in the House of Commons, has been abandoned in the run-up to the snap general election recently announced by Prime Minister Theresa May. It means any hopes of personal injury reform in the UK has been temporarily dashed until after a new government is formed on June 8. House of Commons leader David Lidington, confirmed the news in response...

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Vaccines: Can We Mitigate the Risks?

On a general scale, people can agree that vaccines are more often than note beneficial. For those that receive vaccinations, they are provided with the protection and immunity from various diseases that might otherwise cause them great harm up to and even including the point of death. The United States has proven to have the most effective vaccination program as well as one of the safest. However, despite all efforts and good intentions, vaccines aren’t always effective. Sometimes, vaccines are even responsible for adverse effects upon those to whom they are administered. According to the Center for Disease Control,...

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Bet You Can’t Read This Whole Article

Do you often find yourself bored with going over the news? Tempted to just put articles aside because they aren’t engaging enough for you to reach the important points? Are you already considering closing this article simply because the main point hasn’t been addressed yet? You’re likely not alone. Studies and surveys have shown that the average human in the digital age can only dedicate their attention to one thing for approximately 8 seconds at a time before they need to attempt to refocus. This sort of attention span is less than the average goldfish. Ironically, the scientists involved...

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Technology: Perhaps Making Life Too Easy

maTechnology is arguably nowhere near perfect. Machines fail under many circumstances, several of which are not related to human error whatsoever. However, it’s also just as easy to say that technology has come a long way in the many years that humanity has been refining it in various fields. With such dedication to working technology, humanity has sent rockets into space, enabled instantaneous global communication and improved upon many luxuries and commodities that a lot of us take for granted to this very day. Just imagine how different your typical day would be if we hadn’t refined a refrigeration...

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Are We Becoming the Big Brother We Fear?

Many people fear it already, the idea that individual privacy is quite possibly a thing of the past. With legislation in play that could potentially put our Internet histories onto the open market for the highest bidders, it’s almost no surprise the leaps and bounds technology has taken to infringe on individual privacy. Consider already how many of you might have surprisingly custom-tailored advertisements all over your Facebook pages now, just because you looked at one item on Amazon or watched one video on Youtube. And that is only a piece of the metaphorical pie. Surveillance used to be...

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