A Bit More Healthy Archive April 2012

You May Not Be Able to Read This if You Have Astigmatism

You May Not Be Able to Read This if You Have Astigmatism

At least a third of people have some degree of astigmatism.

HEALTH Often occurring in conjunction with other vision defects like myopia or hyperopia, astigmatism is a refractive error caused by an irregularly shaped cornea. Instead of being perfectly spherical, the eye is more oval. Light is refracted or focused on multiple points, resulting in blurry vision at any distance.

Custom Anatomy Posters Created For You

Custom Anatomy Posters Created For You

Shop our extensive poster collection or commission one.

SHOPPING Some medical posters are staples in the medical community. Titles such as The Muscular System and The Skeletal System hang in most examination rooms. Other posters cater to medical specialties like cardiologists dermatologists, endocrinologists gastrointerologists, gynecologists, neurologists, oncologists, pulmonologists, nutritionists and more.

How Does Physician Payment Sunshine Act Affect Poster Gifts?

How Does Physician Payment Sunshine Act Affect Poster Gifts?

The PPSA doesn't prevent gifts to physicians.

LAW Gifts are not prohibited under the PPSA law that went into effect on January 1, 2012. Drug, device, biologics and medical suppliers must report gifts exceeding $10 in value or over $100 to any one recipent during the calendar year.