How many zeros in a billion Really?

9 zeroes On the “long scale,” one billion is 1 million million, or 1 and 12 zeroes (1,000,000,000,000). The long scale is still used in some European countries (France, for example). The UK switched to the short scale in 1970/71. On the “short scale,” one billion is 1,000 million, or 1 and 9 zeroes (1,000,000,000). The next time you hear a politician use the Word ‘billion’ in a casual manner, think about Whether you want the ‘politicians’ spending YOUR tax money. A billion is a difficult number to comprehend, But…

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The Role of Pediatric Eye Doctor in Improving Child Vision

  Parents always ask why there is a need to take your child to a pediatric eye doctor. The answer is that there are two types of doctor’s pediatric optometrist and pediatric ophthalmologist. Both types of doctors are there to treat your eyes and they examine, diagnose and treat eye diseases. They also prescribe your child glasses. They will also guide you to use your eyes well. The profession of both types of doctors is unique.   Difference between the Two: pediatric eye doctor   The two types of pediatric…

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Plane carrying Brazil’s Chapocoense football team crashes :Colombia plane crash 81 people on board

A chartered aircraft with 81 people on board, including a Brazilian football team, has crashed in central Colombia, the country’s civil aviation association says. Rescuers were moving survivors from the crash site, in a mountainous area near the city of Medellin, the aviation body added. The first division Chapocoense football team was among the 72 passengers and nine crew on board the charter aircraft when it crashed about 10:00pm (local time) on its way to Medellin’s international airport. Medellin’s Mayor Federico Gutierrez said it was “a tragedy of huge proportions”.…

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Torn hip flexor symptoms

torn hip flexor symptoms

  Hip Flexor Strain is known as torn hip flexor. Hip flexors are muscles, which helps human in moving their knees and legs, HFS occurs when one or more muscles become stretch or torn. You can bend your knees and flex your helps with the help of hip flexors. Hip flexor can stretch or tear with sudden movements, such as, jumping, kicking, changing position while ruining. Other factors like weak muscles, stiff muscles, not warming up and falls can also leads towards  hip flexor symptoms. Who is at Risk?torn hip…

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Careful Use of Pharmacy Sig Codes


  Pharmacy Sig codes are used by medical staff, paramedical staff and doctors behind the counter to save much of their time but using them carelessly and wrong interpretation can lead to serious problems. The medical staff uses them to accelerate their data entry process. These sig codes are programmed in pharmacy or hospital computer system. They are designed to have a set of instructions. To make an example you can say that a computer can be programmed for 1TBID which means to have “take one tablet by mouth once…

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A Victory Wrapped in loss: Panthers Vs Saints

A Victory Wrapped in loss Panthers Vs Saints

American football is no doubt a cruel game. Injuries are very common in this game especially during the contact between two players. Such an injury has turned the joy of victory into tears. Last Thursday panthers got the much-needed victory over their rivals that is New Orleans Saints. But unfortunately, they got the victory but lost much more. Their best player Linebacker Luke Kuechly went down. He is their defensive leader and a high-effort paradigm. All the hopes of the fans were dashed in the perfect way. This has not…

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How to Treat the Mole on Tongue

Mole on Tongue

  Moles are a part of the body. These are the black pigments which are hereditary. But there are a few people who have moles on their faces or body in excess. Many people also have a mole on tongue. These are small black spots or black freckles on the tongue. Not many people like a black dot on their tongue, it is why they look for treatment and apply various medications and methods to remove the black dots. These black dots not only look awkward on the tongue but…

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Easy to do hip muscle stretches for tight hips and hip flexor pain

hip muscle stretches

  The hip is one of the body parts which is in constant motion. If the muscles in the hip are put under stress the hip can start aching. The hip also has the smallest and the largest muscles. If there is a lot of pressure put on these muscles, it can cause severe pain in the hip flexors. To get rid of the pain many individuals take medicines and painkillers, while the treatment and natural cure for hip flexor pain are in hip muscle stretches. Following are the best…

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Cause and Treatment of Black Dot on Tongue

Black Dot on Tongue

  There are many people who get a black spot on tongue. A black dot on tongue can mean a lot of things, it may be harmful and a symptom of a disease or just regular changes in the mouth. The black dot or dots may occur at any part of the tongue, tip, side, or under the tongue. It is important to know the cause of the spot as it can help treat the problem. It is not necessary that it has to be a single dot; it can…

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Understand Hip Flexor Muscle Pain

hip flexor muscle pain

  The human body has thousands of muscles and each muscle has a purpose. Even a single muscle is pulled or is not working properly, the entire organ is affected. It is important to excise, but too much pressure, while exercising or doing a cardio or workout, can pull the muscles causing severe pain. The same is the case with the hip flexor muscles. Causes of hip flexor muscle pain There are various causes of this pain such as: Contraction of the hip muscles Quick and forceful movements while playing…

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