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KATE DUDGEON: Clinical burnout is an epidemic: 45% of all U.S. physicians report at least one form of it. Much is asked of clinicians on top of the care they deliver. And as people live longer, managing chronic and complex conditions, the demand for physicians is growing,leading to a shortage of doctors and making their time and the utilization of care team members even more invaluable.
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Get beginner tips on how to shop for antique furniture from Ken Farmer of Quinn & Farmer Auctions and Matthew Quinn of Quinn's Auction Galleries.
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This Small Business Saturday, steal antique dealer business tips from 21 of the most established dealers in the industry.
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Did you know that there are places around your house where art and antiques don’t belong?
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Every time you watch Antiques Roadshow, you probably wonder: Just how do we know what items are antiques?The rule of thumb used by most antique dealers is that anything about 100 years or older is an antique. Items that are old, but not quite that old, are called vintage. In 1930, the U.S. government put a tax law into effect stating that an item was to be considered antique if made before 1830, about the time the Era of Mass Production began. According to this law, antiques are "works of art (except
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My expertise and education allows me to spot valuable objects overlooked by most appraisers. In many homes, I have found $25,000 worth of valuables already overlooked.