National Medical Transcription Week on May, 2024: what is a good "stay at home" job for me to do? as a stay at home mom?
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I tried over 15 opportunities in the course of 2 years so I have some great information for you on how to find a LEGIT way to work from home plus a list of top 10 work at home scams! This post is a little long, but you will walk away armed with the knowledge you need to find a legitimate work from home opportunity.
I am a single mother of two little girls who are actually tugging on my arm as I write this so I will try to be brief. Many people are looking for work from home companies. All the scams definitely create a big problem. Did you know Yahoo Finance states that for every 1 real home career there are 50 scams? You have to be careful and I can show you how.
So the scams create a big problem but also, there is a problem of people misunderstanding the difference between work from home "jobs" and work from home opportunities. There really are not work from home “jobs”. To get that you have to start working for a company in their offices first, then they MAY allow you to take the job home.
Most of the work from home opportunities that are legitimate offers are not an hourly pay type job. They are business opportunities that help you in starting your own business from your home. What you should do first is to decide if you are simply looking for an hourly rate type job or if you are looking for more of an opportunity for additional income such as what you would make in your own business being your own boss from home.
Did you know that small home business have increased in the last 5 years by about 200%? People are really starting to realize that if you want something done right, you have to do it yourself. Meaning, if you want to make the kind of money you are worth, the kind of money you deserve for your efforts, then you need to make that happen yourself. No one else will take care of you financially the way you would take care of yourself!
Legitimate small home businesses have some small costs involved, less than $500 to start is reasonable and I would stay away from those wanting $1000-$5000. It doesn’t cost that much to start and run a home business so you shouldn’t pay it. There are some great small home franchises that you can start for $50 to $100 bucks!
If you are coming across places that say free then I would RUN don’t walk the other way! They never are. I tried them many times and 3 weeks later I had to buy this and 6 weeks later that. After 6 months these “free businesses” had cost me over $800 on average.
After trying 15 things I now work about 18-25 hours per week for a well known and respected company with amazing credentials. And get this, this company’s motto is “Saving Americans, One Household At A Time”. This company actually helps keep Americans Safe and Secure by offering Medical and Dental plans at affordable rates that anyone can afford. This National Medical Healthcare Company has recently opened a new division called SecureNet where they help Americans Protect their children in a program called National Child ID in partnership with the FBI. They also help Americans get back on top of their finances with Foreclosure Avoidance, Debt Relief, Credit Repair and more. Whether you are helping people get much needed medical and dental care, helping people keep their children safe or helping people stay afloat in this uncertain economy, you can feel comfort and pride knowing you are working from home with a credible company that you would be PROUD to work with.
This is a nationally known and reputable home business which is what you need to make sure you are looking for. I have been with the company for just over two years now and I make over $3000 a month! In your first month, depending on how many hours you can work, I have seen people make anywhere from $500 to over $1000. And your income will increase each month because you get paid residual income as well. This is where you do the work once, but every month when your customer pays their monthly bill, you get your commission again. Again and again, month after month, year after year. That’s called residual income.
The best part is they have 401(k), direct deposit, life insurance and a benefits package most of which you get from day one. In addition, there are no products, no hard selling or pushing, no cold calling, no home parties and no telemarketing! That was VERY important to me. I absolutely love working with them and I can't believe I am making what I am making and in so few hours per week. The neat thing is there are other people on your team that you work with so you are never alone. You have great team support and you get to know the other people on your team pretty well. I’ve made some great friends working with this company.
I was a bit apprehensive at first because I know a lot of companies are not legit but this company’s credentials FAR SURPASSED any other home business I had ever seen. Our $25 Million Dollar Corporate Office is located at 5700 Democracy Dr., Plano, T
What options do i have to finish college being a military wife?
There is colleges that do offer classes on base that are national like University of Maryland, University of Texas or Texas University (can't remember which one), Coastline Community College, and other ones as well. There can also be local college that offers classes on base and they are usually done in 8 week instead of 10 week classes which is good for you.
You can look into financial aid but nothing more than that unless you are going into a portable career in medicine like transcription or something along those lines but that is limited with MyCAA. But it is not be offered right now to new applicants but might be offered soon.
what's new about multiple sclerosis?
Here is a cut from the link below, good luck
Progress in Research > Research Highlights Summer/Fall 2006
The Complex Link between Infection and MS
By Sara Bernstein
It would be simple if multiple sclerosis were caused by an infectious agent, such as a bacterium – an antibiotic might cure the disease. Although infectious triggers have been associated with MS, none has been found to cause the disease. Because evidence suggests that MS may occur years, even decades after a triggering event, the study of infectious agents in MS is actually quite complicated, necessitating several approaches.
Studying People and Infections
Studying who gets MS and their experience with infections — a specialty of epidemiologists — is one approach. Recently, Gerald N. DeLorenze, PhD (Kaiser Permanente Division of Research) and colleagues reported that individuals with significant exposure to Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), which causes infectious mononucleosis, were twice as likely to develop MS up to 20 years later (Archives of Neurology, June 2006). The study, funded by a pilot grant from the National MS Society, adds to evidence linking EBV to the risk of developing MS, but does not prove that EBV causes MS.
Alvaro Alonso, PhD and colleagues (Harvard School of Public Health) investigated a role in MS for the bacterium Chlamydophila pneumoniae. With funding from a Society pilot grant, the team identified
163 individuals with MS from a database of British patients who were followed for at least three years before MS onset. People treated with antibiotics for exposure to this bacterium did not have an increased risk of MS. Interestingly, increased risk was identified among those taking penicillin, possibly implicating another trigger (American Journal of Epidemiology, June 1, 2006).
William A. Sibley, MD (University of Arizona, Tucson) was honored for groundbreaking epidemiological efforts with the National MS Society/American Academy of Neurology’s 2006 John Dystel Prize for MS
Research. In 1985, Sibley and colleagues were first to report that during the weeks before and after viral infections, annual MS relapse rates in individuals were almost threefold greater than other times (Lancet, June 1985). This study, confirmed by others, shows that MS relapses can be triggered by infections. It does not prove, however, that MS originates with an infection.
It would take carefully controlled studies of thousands of people to confirm an agent as a cause of MS. The Society recently launched a task force to investigate the feasibility of establishing such studies.
Does the Response Trigger MS?
Because of the variety of agents with possible links to MS, some researchers suggest that the immune response to such agents (rather than the agents themselves) may trigger the attack on myelin and underlying nerve fibers in MS. In one mouse model of MS, symptoms are induced by Theiler’s murine encephalomyelitis virus (TMEV). TMEV infects macrophages (a scavenger cell that ingests and destroys foreign substances such as bacteria, viruses, and cell debris), which produce messenger proteins that spur on MS-like disease. Some mice, however, resist TMEV-induced symptoms. Thomas Petro, PhD (University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha/Lincoln) is investigating why, with Society funding.
Petro’s team has found that a “transcription factor” that activates genes, called IRF-3, is pre-activated in macrophages from mice susceptible to TMEV. This sets off a cascade of molecular events resulting in elevated production of a subunit of IL-23, an inflammatory messenger that contributes to MS. (These results are in press at the Journal of Virology.) Interestingly, studies searching for MS susceptibility genes in people have found that one MS gene may be located in the same region as the gene for IRF-3.
Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD (University of Iowa, Iowa City) is investigating a model in which MS-like damage is caused by mouse hepatitis virus (MHV), with Society funding. Perlman’s team has shown that a mouse strain that lacks the necessary B and T cells to generate a rigorous immune response does not develop MS-like disease in response to MHV unless cells are “added in” from normal mice.
Perlman is now investigating how these immune cells induce damage. Results indicate the importance of the immune messenger interferon gamma, and, in some instances, a molecule on T cells called NKG2D; disabling these molecules decreased MHV damage (Journal of Virology, August 2005).
These studies suggest that genetic or immune factors may enhance susceptibility to a variety of infectious triggers.
Other researchers suspect that the immune attack in MS may be triggered by a virus that lies dormant in the nervous system until reactivated years after infection. Ralph Feuer, PhD (The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA) is investigating coxsackievirus (CV), which causes myelin damage after infection in children. Dr. Feuer’s studies suggest that CV may lie dormant within mouse cells after infection and can be reactivated if the cells change.
Feuer, a Society-funded fellow, is applying CV to samples of brain cells in laboratory dishes, to identify which cells are damaged by the infection. He recently showed that CV targets immature nerve cells; infected cells lose the ability to multiply (The Journal of Neuroscience, March 2, 2005). Whether or not CV is eventually linked to MS, these experiments demonstrate how a common, dormant infection may
play a role in MS.
Still another hypothesis is that an infection may trigger MS or MS relapses through “molecular mimicry.” In this scenario, because of structural similarities between myelin and viral/bacterial proteins, immune cells generated against the invader also attack the body’s own myelin. Stephen D. Miller, PhD (Northwestern University, Chicago) and colleagues have developed a model of MS-like disease induced by molecular mimicry, with funding from the Society (Journal of Clinical Investigation, July 2001). They injected mice with a virus that was fused to part of a bacterial gene that is similar to a myelin gene. The mice quickly developed myelin damage and paralysis, caused by a T-cell attack on myelin.
Miller’s team recently showed that injecting mice with a myelin protein segment resembling a virus worsened previously existing disease (Journal of Virology, July 2005). His studies shed light on how molecular mimicry may contribute to MS and MS relapses.
Curing MS may not be as simple as administering one antiviral or antibacterial medicine, but the study of infectious triggers offers insight into MS development, and new avenues for therapeutic strategies.