With profits reaching into the billions, the United States pharmaceutical industry is one that continues to try to grow and expand. Pharmaceutical companies rely on doctors, the medical community, the FDA, and CDC to promote the safety of their drugs as well as encourage the use of their products. How do they do this? The answer is through drug trials. These drug manufacturers must prove that their solutions are both safe and effective before they can hit the marketplace and reap big profits. ... Continue Reading
Is drug testing by pharmaceutical companies overseas ethical and relevant?
Learn how to spot online scams in work-from-home job ads.
It's the dream of many stay-at-home moms to find a little side work they can do from home while children are napping or in school. Who couldn't use a few extra hundred dollars a week - or even a month - to help with expenses? But you have to be careful when choosing an online job. The Internet bristles with ripoffs. You could end up logging in many hours, only to find you're being paid pennies, or nothing at all. How can you tell if a work-from-home opportunity is legitimate? Here are five ... Continue Reading
Reduce your chances of experiencing identity theft with these simple tips.
The Federal Trade Commission says millions of Americans have their personal identities stolen each year and that as many as 9 million are victimized in the U.S. alone annually. Though there is still no 100 percent fail-safe solution to this growing problem, there are a lot of easy things you can do to greatly reduce the chances of this ever happening to you. Here’s a short list of easy, must-do steps you can take to maximize your level of protection online: Create only complex passwords ... Continue Reading
Keep this New Year’s resolution with proper motivation and determination.
Every year it becomes a cliche to make a New Year's Resolution in December and then end up breaking it two weeks into the new year. Most of our resolutions come as the result of a drunken statement right before the clock strikes the midnight hour on New Year's Eve. While our intentions are good, Psychology Today reports that 22 percent of resolutions fail after a week and 40 percent fail after a month. While this is a nice way to think about the holiday, the only thing that actually changes ... Continue Reading