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What are the laws for obtaining a driver's license if you are epileptic?

What are the laws for obtaining a driver's license if you are epileptic?

State specific: Each state has its own requirements for issuing a license to an individual with epilepsy. Most states require you to provide documentation from your physician that you have been seizure free for some extended period of time (3months->1 year), that you are compliant with your medication, and that you receive regular medical care for epilepsy. It's all about safety for the states. Check your dmv. ...Read more

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What to do if I have only seen it prescribed in the us, what are the laws in canada?

Sorry this question: Is too vague to be able to answer. Consider providing pertinent info and re-asking. ...Read more

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Is it a law to be notified of a normal mammogram?

Is it a law to be notified of a normal mammogram?

Should be: I do not know if there is a "law" requiring it but i'll tell you 2 things: 1. All centers I know of will send a report to the doc and a letter to the patient stating it was ok. 2. Never, ever assume any test is normal because you did not get a notification. It is ultimately your health and your responsibility. Best to you. ...Read more

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How can I handle unsolicited advice from my in-laws?

Smile and say Thanks: It's best not to argue or engage them at all. Smile and say "thanks" "i'll think about that.". If they continue, keep smiling and say "thanks" again. "i'll give that some thought". If you keep smiling and saying thank you, repeating some variation on this, they will eventually grow tired. Or it won't bother you as much since you've figured out a way to handle it. Don't give them the power to get. ...Read more

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When is a fetus considered a human life under u.S. Law?

When is a fetus considered a human life under u.S. Law?

Fetus: When a fetus has reached 24 weeks estimated gestational age it is considered to be a viable fetus and therefore afforded all medical efforts to maintain life if born. Prior to this gestational age the fetus is considered to be nonviable. ...Read more

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Anyone know where to get a castration without breaking the law?

Anyone know where to get a castration without breaking the law?

No: It is not wise to pursue illegal castration. What is the reason that someone would want to have this performed illegally? ...Read more

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Does anyone know the virginia laws about mental health facilities?

Does anyone know the virginia laws about mental health facilities?

VA state psych laws: States have some provision various types of involuntary civil commitment. A short term one: like the ca "5150 hold" to a mh facility ; it requires danger to 1) self, 2)others 3) or gravely disabled or substantially unable to care for self. In va usually this is argued by family, mental health practitioner or law enforcement and heard by admin law magistrate. 5250 type holds in va go 14 days. ...Read more

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How do federal laws require employers to treat those with disabilities?

How do federal laws require employers to treat those with disabilities?

No discrimination: The laws basically try to make it fairer for those with disabilities to work. For example: jack is good with computer and has no disabilty, and joe is also good with computer but he has no legs--must use wheelchair. Joe can do all the computer work just as well as jack can--so, the law requires that company hiring jack/joe provide ramp access/elevator so joe can get to work. Hope that makes sense. ...Read more

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Can I get my own medical records under federal laws protecting consumers?

Can I get my own medical records under federal laws protecting consumers?

Yes.: Hipaa regulations allow you to request your personal medical records from your provider, considering you are not a minor. Some providers may charge a per page or per x-ray fee, or if digital records, a per disk fee. ...Read more

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What are the causes of some mental patients to become continually in trouble with the law?

What are the causes of some mental patients to become continually in trouble with the law?

Some possibilities:: Poor impulse control, lack of judgment, lack of insight, under-medication, thrill seeking, stimulation of risk seeking, aggression, lack of boundaries, drug use, alcohol abuse, need for power and control, desperation, homicidal ideations, suicidal ideations, hyper-sexuality, mania, hypomania, psychosis, paranoia, sociopathy, etc. ...Read more

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Is there a law of deminishing returns with buproipen? Can it lose effectiveness over time?

Is there a law of deminishing returns with buproipen? Can it lose effectiveness over time?

No: Question I assume is on Suboxone an the prper use is not to remain on fro a long period of time usually weaned over a few month it can be used fro maintenence but in extremely smalldoses. If not weaned in the first few month some patients have trouble overtime. If you are referring to the "effectiveness" as the ability to control you addiction you should see an addiction specialist if using. ...Read more

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Wold putting a lot of pressure pushing on the cheekbones cause them to grow bigger at all, like wolf's law would suggest?

Wold putting a lot of pressure pushing on the cheekbones cause them to grow bigger at all, like wolf's law would suggest?

Bones: Julius wolff observed that mechanical loads can affect bone architecture; specifically regarding load bearing bones. Your cheeks would not be considered load bearing and simply applying pressure to your cheek bones will not change their shape. ...Read more

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What is a hydroscan test. In detail please my sister~in~law is having one and she and we as a family want info on the test

What is a hydroscan test. In detail please my sister~in~law is having one and she and we as a family want info on the test

HIDA scan more detai: Actually hida scan for evaluating involves initially injection of radio tracer that extracted from blood stream by liver cells, courses the liver, and then moves through biliary system to gallbladder, bile ducts, then bowel. Patient given hormone cck to stimulate gall bladder to contract. Amount of contraction and symptoms incurred determine results of test. ...Read more

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My sis in law vibrate strongly her whole body while sitting or standing its happen sudden in the day about 4, 5 times. What it can be?

My sis in law vibrate strongly her whole body while sitting or standing its happen sudden in the day about 4, 5 times. What it can be?

Seizure or Chills?: Its not normal. She may be having chills or seizure. Usually with seizures they may lose consciousness. Best is to get evaluated by a doctor.. ...Read more

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Is anyone concerned about the new MACRA laws? I have a free platform to keep you compliant. [email protected] Com. Get pain, preventive care, compliant

Is anyone concerned about the new MACRA laws? I have a free platform to keep you compliant. Mickbowie@ccuse. Com. Get pain, preventive care, compliant

Respectfully,: Health Tap's Q & A module is for people who need information pertaining to their health. It's a misuse of Health Tap to use it as an advertising or marketing tool. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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Modafinil. How can you get it prescribed. I am a full time law student. I seem to be very distracted, every little thing gets me off task. Please help?

Modafinil. How can you get it prescribed. I am a full time law student. I seem to be very distracted, every little thing gets me off task. Please help?

Health provider: Your health care provider can prescribe modafinil for you if you have a health condition that fits one of the approved indications for the medicine. ...Read more

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What are some laws of human attraction?

Many.: Please review: http://search. Yahoo. Com/r/_ylt=a0og7lfys1lsbska0j1x.9w4;_ylu=x3odmte1cxywdnb2bhnlywnzcgrwb3mdnqrjb2xva2fjmgr2dglka1bsrfvtmdffota-/sig=13qioeoo8/exp=1381612632/**http%3a//www. Articlesbase. Com/law-of-attraction-articles/is-there-a-law-of-human-attraction-4440075.Html, and associated articles. Attraction varies differently in different countries, at even atdifferent times of the month. ...Read more

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Health law preventing health disparities?

Health law preventing health disparities?

On the contrary.: The primary cause of health disparities in the us is related to poor access to care based on low socioeconomic status. Basic services such as education, fire protection, police, etc. Are not related to employment, and yet health insurance access is primarily related to our jobs. If we truly believe in health care as a basic right, we need to develop a system of access for all. ...Read more

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How can I help brother in law lose weight?

How can I help brother in law lose weight?

Fitness partners: This is perfect. You want to help him. You must be a nice guy. He must be a nice guy. You're both fitness-conscious. You both commit to run five miles a day together, every day. It'll bond you. You also eat together and you choose the menu. Exercising normalizes a guy's appetite anyway. You'll get healthy and everybody will say what a great family you are. ...Read more

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What do you think about laws to prevent cloning?

What do you think about laws to prevent cloning?

Some needed: Regulation of such science at this point is needed to protect against dangerous and ill advised experimentation. Much be explored and reports in animal models, and is decades away from reality. ...Read more

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If CBD laws are passed in Texas, could CBD help treat lupus?

If CBD laws are passed in Texas, could CBD help treat lupus?

See details: It may help with pain related to lupus but it does not treat the underlying cause or prevent disease progression. ...Read more

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Are health care providers required by law to charge the copay?

Are health care providers required by law to charge the copay?

Insurance co-pays: I cannot know about every state and every insurance company, but to the best of my knowledge yes. And why wouldn't they even if they were not required? Health care providers who participate in these plans are generally receiving less than their normal private fees anyway. ...Read more

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Could a disabled person have any animal as a service animal, by law?

Could a disabled person have any animal as a service animal, by law?

No: Service animals are almost exclusively dogs (w exception of miniature horses).
Emotional support animals are not restricted by species (dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets, miniature pig, monkey, snake, hedgehog, rat, mouse, bird, etc.). ...Read more

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Are child abuse laws identical, or almost the same, in all 50 states?

Are child abuse laws identical, or almost the same, in all 50 states?

No: Each state has its' own nuances. Ask your pediatrician or call your local health department for details specific to your locale. ...Read more

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I am worried about the health care reform law and how it will affect us?

I am worried about the health care reform law and how it will affect us?

Reform is Needed: Our current health care system spends twice as much per-person than most developed nations, 50% of which on the sickest 5%; spends almost-nothing on prevention; compensates physicians & hospitals based on volume rather than value; does not provide coverage for 50 million americans; has quality outcomes that are at-best middle-of-the-pack, and; is contributing to our national debt. Help is needed. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the breathing mechanism using flow rate equation and boyles law?

Can you tell me the breathing mechanism using flow rate equation and boyles law?

Vacuum to move air: As I am sure you are already aware, the flow rate equation refers to fluid principles which do not readily explain human breathing. Boyles law is used to describe the inverse relationship of gas and its volume at a particular temperature. Human breathing is driven by movements of the diaphragm that create negative pressure gradients to draw air into the lungs. ...Read more

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I want to starts yoga exercise is it good for me to reduce fats and be strong? And is their any laws for eating meat?

I want to starts yoga exercise is it good for me to reduce fats and be strong? And is their any laws for eating meat?

Great: Yoga is excellent both mentally and physically. No laws against any food as long as you count it into the totality of your daily intake. ...Read more

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My daughter-in law doesn't believe in shots so my grand baby is almost 3 and has never had a shot how serious is this?

My daughter-in law doesn't believe in shots so my grand baby is almost 3 and has never had a shot how serious is this?

Possible risk: She doesn't know it but is relying on herd immunity, low risk to her child due to others being immunized which will prevent the spread of some infectious disease. Recent outbreaks of whooping cough should give her pause. Most anti-vaccination ideas are based on junk science - for instance the paper connecting vaccination with autism was faked, and withdrawn. ...Read more