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2013-10-30 23:29:55

Recent studies published in the Annals of Internal Medicine (AIM) and the Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA) may be the proof the health industry has been waiting for - that Omega 3 does help people live longer. That’s very exciting news for Life Science Nutritionals (LSN), the maker of Adult Essentials Omega 3 gummies. Burlington, Ontario (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Recent studies published in the Annals of Internal Medicine (AIM) and the Journal of the American Heart...

2013-10-29 11:58:34

Statement Highlights: -Healthcare providers should personalize preventive care for cardiovascular disease patients age 75 and older. -Benefits of preventive strategies must be balanced with the risks and tradeoffs of various interventions for older patients. -Patients should be involved in the decision-making process. Strategies to prevent heart attack, stroke and other major cardiac events should be individualized for older adults who should play a role in choosing their therapies,...

2013-10-25 10:22:49

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report A hands-free ultrasound device combined with a clot-busting drug was safe for ischemic stroke patients in a phase II pilot study, reported in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. The device is placed on the stroke patient's head and delivers ultrasound to enhance the effectiveness of the clot-busting drug tissue plasminogen activator (tPA). Unlike the traditional hand-held ultrasound probe that's aimed at a blood clot,...

2013-10-21 23:04:18

SureFire CPR provides Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certification for those needing training in Orange and Riverside counties. Orange County, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 SureFire CPR recently announced ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support) Certification courses for Orange County and Corona. The Newport Beach-based company offers a wide range of emergency and first aid courses, including CPR certification, ACLS classes, Neonate Resuscitation (NRP), PALS classes and more. ACLS...

2013-10-15 23:03:24

The World Institute of Safety, which has just moved their headquarters to downtown Baltimore, will be offering a free Meet and Greet on Friday, October 18th, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 20 S Charles St 4th floor, 21201. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 The World Institute of Safety, which is the parent company of EnjoyCPR Safety Training (http://www.enjoycpr.com), one of the largest American Heart Association CPR/First Aid training centers is offering free hands-only CPR training. The...

2013-10-15 10:30:52

Study Highlights: -Award-winning Get With The Guidelines-Stroke hospitals are more likely than Primary Stroke Center certified hospitals to provide all the recommended guideline-based care for patients. Award-winning Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke hospitals are more likely than Primary Stroke Center certified hospitals to provide all the recommended guideline-based care for patients, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association. The American Heart...

2013-10-15 10:28:04

Statement Highlights: -Doctors should evaluate patients’ physical activity habits as routinely as they check blood pressure and other risk factors for cardiovascular diseases. -Doctors should counsel patients on how to include physical activity in their lives. Doctors should evaluate your physical activity habits as routinely as checking your blood pressure and other risk factors for cardiovascular diseases, the American Heart Association recommends in a scientific statement...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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