Doctors and scientists the world over have made astounding medical and scientific discoveries in the last century. Despite our best efforts, however, there are still some medical conditions and diseases that have defeated us. Health nut or couch potato, each and every one of us is vulnerable to illnesses that cannot be cured with a few days in bed and an aspirin. Ensure that you have the financial protection you need against serious illnesses with dread disease cover.

There can be no doubt that medical science has made great advances. For example, in 1895 the German physicist W. C. Roentgen discovered the X-Ray, allowing doctors to see inside the human body without having to perform surgery. In 1921 Frederick Banting discovered insulin, giving millions of diabetes patients the ability to balance their blood sugar levels and lead a relatively normal life. Seven years later in 1928 a bacteriologist Alexander Fleming discovered the antibiotic agent called penicillin. The list does not end there. Consider the discovery of vaccinations, anaesthetics and even vitamins: all of these breakthroughs have given millions of us a chance to lead a healthy life. Despite these advances we do not live in a disease free world and there are many diseases that medical science simply cannot cure. This is why you need the financial protection of dread disease cover.

Dread disease cover, sometimes called chronic illness cover, was invented by South African heart surgeon Professor Chris Barnard. Dread disease cover provides a pay-out if you are ever diagnosed with a critical illness as listed in your policy document. These illnesses include cancer, organ transplants or heart attacks.

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CrossFit is the fitness craze sweeping the nation. It’s hard to categorize CrossFit because a CrossFit workout could feature such a broad range of techniques and equipment that it doesn’t fit nicely in to one precise exercise category. It’s safe to say that, each time you work out you’ll be doing something new, unusual, effective and tough.

CrossFit’s mantra is “Forging Elite Fitness” which means that workouts are often very challenging- most definitely not for the fainthearted. That’s not to say you need to be an athlete to get started as workouts can be scaled so that novices can safely complete them; safely however not effortlessly! There are often various levels for each and every workout for novices, intermediate and advanced exercisers and as lots of workouts are against the clock, you can also regulate your training by going at it as hard and fast or slow and easy as your personal fitness levels allow.

Lots of exercises require little more than some space, an exercise mat, a stopwatch and the desire to work up a sweat while others require access to specialist equipment such as Olympic weights, gymnastic rings, rowing machines, tractor tires and, that exercise stalwart, a jump rope.

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MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine President Benigno Aquino has accepted the resignation of his health minister over the purchase of pneumonia vaccines in 2012 which government investigators later questioned, a spokesman said on Friday.
Health Secretary Enrique Ona, who has been on leave since October, submitted his letter of resignation on Thursday even before the completion of a government inquiry into four deals at his ministry.
“The President has accepted his resignation effective today,” Herminio Coloma, the president’s press secretary, told reporters in a text message.
Aquino was elected in 2010 on a platform of good governance and a firm stand against corruption.
In 2012, Ona had authorized the purchase of 833 million pesos ($18.63 million) worth of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV)-10, vaccines used for the immunization of children against pneumonia, government investigators said.
They said the health department should have bought PCV-13, a more cost-effective vaccine which could also be used for adults to prevent pneumonia.
Ona, a surgeon and a kidney transplant expert, could not be reached for comment.
There was no immediate reaction from the health ministry.

(Reporting By Manuel Mogato; Editing by Robert Birsel)
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If you have looked at “The Usual Suspects,” you understand that according to the Kevin Spacey character, “The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist.” That is laughably low on the lineup.

Concealing the truth of his residence in the world from sin-blinded humanity is a parlor trick for the master deceiver: It’s a snap for ethereal darkness to hide in the shadows. How on earth did he “hide” God? Your spiritual life hinges on how well you “see through” these machinations of the dark kingdom.

God is the uncontested greatest Person in existence, more substantial than the universe He created; the Sustaining Power of everything; the Alpha and Omega of all that is; the intimate Friend who is nearer to you than your next feeling. He lives in everlasting Light.
How do you hide the Light of Life ? However, Paul says that’s just what the evil one did: “The god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God” (2 Corinthians 4:4-5 ESV).

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Jobs in health care offer you the chance to positively impact another person’s life — a great way to earn a living! What kind of jobs are available to you in the healthcare sector? That’s what this article is about. In it, I will discuss with you several options you may wish to pursue, when it comes to jobs in health care.

The fact is there will always be a demand for health care. The only time there won’t be a demand is when people stop getting sick. Besides being a doctor or specialist surgeon, there are many other jobs in health care that don’t require you to complete 10 years of schooling. For example, all hospitals, as well as nursing homes, need nurses and nurses aids.

In fact, you don’t even need a formal education to be a nurses aid, as there are programs that will help train you.

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