Lack of Sleep May lead to Sugar Cravings

The medial prefrontal cortex may play a direct role in controlling our desire for weight promoting foods, high in sucrose content, when we are sleep deprived. A new paper published on December 6 in the journal eLife finds that rapid eye movement (REM) sleep loss leads...

Customers Come First

The first contact your patients have with your practice is through your staff. A great, welcoming attitude and enthusiasm go a long way in making your patients feel welcome. Here are some other tips to help gain and retain patients. Listen closely Identify customer...

Speak at the Right Pace

Get out a stopwatch and read the following text from Valerie Gee, author of Super Service. Ready? Go: “There is no set rule for the rate of speaking of individuals. Some persons can speak at a rate of 190 words per minute and be clearly understood, while others must...