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2013-11-16 23:03:44

Wisen Founder Lindsay Pera uses her experience with chronic illness to design an App to help others with disease. San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) November 16, 2013 Fifty percent of the adult population in America has a chronic illness, and that number is growing. For over ten years, Lindsay Pera struggled with undiagnosed Lyme Disease. The downward spiral of her health forced her to leave her job in the high-paced San Francisco corporate world and move to a rural family homestead on...

2013-10-22 23:01:50

The next installment in Home Care Assistance’s Healthy Longevity Webinar Series will be presented by Barbara Kivowitz and Roanne Weisman, co-authors of the book, In Sickness As In Health: Helping Couples Cope with the Complexities of Illness, on Friday, November 15th at 11am Pacific, 2pm Eastern. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Home Care Assistance, North America’s leading provider of in-home care, is dedicating the next webinar in its widely acclaimed Healthy Longevity Series...

2013-09-24 23:37:31

Specialist Toby Dauber with Morris Psychological Group provides insight and tips for patients coping with chronic illness. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 More than 130 million Americans are living with chronic conditions and illnesses, a number that is expected to increase to 157 million by 2020. Advances in medical science have enabled more people to survive acute illness and live long lives with chronic conditions. Also contributing to the increase is the aging of the...

Real Summer Superheroes Are Kids With Asthma
2012-06-13 15:23:30

This summer, superheroes like Spider-Man, Batman, and even Snow White will showcase their staggering strengths on the big screen. A Rutgers—Camden professor says that children with asthma are the real-life superheroes, facing down breathlessness and operating life-saving devices whenever and wherever asthma attacks strike. Cindy Dell Clark, who teaches anthropology at Rutgers—Camden, recently published research that analyzes Hollywood´s portrayal of children with asthma...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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