Exploring the virtual medical universe

Published: October, 2008

Despite the weak dollar, a growing number of Americans are traveling overseas for less expensive medical care. But there's another way to become a so-called medical tourist, without a passport, luggage, or even leaving your house, notes the October 2008 issue of the Harvard Health Letter. All you need for this version of medical globe-trotting is a computer, an Internet connection, and some curiosity.

This includes McKinsey, the consultancy that kick-started its secretive leadership election process in October with a gathering of more than 500 senior partners at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. The next stage involves the firm’s 550 senior partners voting on a shortlist of candidates to replace Dominic Barton — the incumbent since 2009 — in January, followed by a run-off between the two most popular candidates in February.
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补救办法: 做预算。 如果你不能估算需要多少钱才能过上令你感到舒适的生活,你就无法确切地知道为了1万美元薪水而换工作是否真的划算。在比较新、旧工作时,列出各自的优缺点,这会对你很有帮助。如果新工作只是薪水更高一点,那么你可以比较下这个工作是否要求更长的工作时间和完成更多的工作任务。请记住,调查表明:年收入在7.5万美元以内,幸福感会随着薪水的增加而增加,但是一旦薪水超过这个水平,幸福感的增加便不再明显。因此,如果你认为薪水增加到8.5万或9万美元会使你更加快乐,这时你或许应该着手解决生活中那些与金钱无关而引起的不快乐。
史赛克公司(Stryker)的创始人就是“翻身床”的发明者,借助这个设备,卧床的病人无需挪动身体就能改变在病床上的位置。顺其自然地,这家医疗设备制造商也向自家员工及其家属出借医疗床,分毫不收。
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不过,多个大城市新建住宅价格增速似乎已显著放缓。

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