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2014-07-11 23:08:24

Celebrates Pearland - Silverlake Grand Opening with Donation to Dawson High School Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room opened its new Pearland - Silverlake facility at 7am today. The facility is First Choice Emergency Room’s 40th facility systemwide and 15th facility in Houston. The new Pearland - Silverlake facility is located 2752 Sunrise Road, Pearland, Texas and is open 24-7. “As a Pearland resident, I am very pleased to be a part of this new...

2014-07-11 23:07:40

New Access to Prime Urgent Care from Northbound Highway 288 Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Based in Pearland, Prime Urgent Care has been providing affordable urgent care to residents of Brazoria County and surrounding counties. Recently, it improved access to such services—by announcing that the clinic is now accessible from Northbound Highway 288 and Feeder Road. Prime Urgent Care functions as a center where patients can get low-cost urgent care of high quality. Although low-cost...

2014-07-11 23:04:38

Heat exhaustion, heat stroke, and muscle cramps are signs that the body is unable to regulate its temperature in extreme heat. Men with cardiac conditions are at increased risk for developing heat-related problems. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 When the mercury rises, heat can strain the limits of the body's cooling system. Its driving engine, the heart, takes on a heavier load in hot weather to keep body temperature within norms, reports the July 2014 issue of the Harvard...

2014-07-11 16:22:22

A Scottsdale, AZ Board Certified physician specializing in Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Stuart Kozinn, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2014. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Scottsdale's Orthopaedic Surgery specialist Dr. Stuart Kozinn for inclusion in its highly selective list of Regional Top Doctors this year....

2014-07-11 08:25:05

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Young adults who screened positive for a history of hazardous or binge drinking reduced their binge drinking by more than 50 percent after receiving mobile phone text messages following a visit to the emergency department, according to a study published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("A Text Message Alcohol Intervention for Young Adult Emergency Department Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial")...

2014-07-10 23:12:15

First Choice Emergency Room Expanding in Dallas-Fort Worth Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, announced that it will open a new facility in Allen, Texas in July. “I am pleased to announce that we are growing in Dallas-Fort Worth and opening a new facility in Southeast Allen,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room....

brain darpa
2014-07-10 05:23:08

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Just over a year ago I reported on the announcement of the BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Initiative, the scientific cousin to the wildly successful Human Genome Project. In his 2013 State of the Union address, President Obama announced the new study saying, “Every dollar we invested to map the human genome returned $140 to our economy – every dollar. Today our scientists are mapping the...

2014-07-09 23:07:22

New Walk-in Clinic to Serve Fastest Growing City in the United States Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 MedSpring Urgent Care today announced plans to expand into San Marcos, TX in late 2014. The new walk-in clinic will be located at 301 N. Guadalupe St., San Marcos, TX 78666 on the northwest corner of N. Guadalupe St. and E. Hutchison St. With doctors on-site from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, including Saturdays and Sundays, the new MedSpring clinic will offer treatment for routine illnesses...

2014-07-09 23:02:45

The Twenty-Sixth Annual APEX Awards for Publication Excellence Competition Winners Announced Malvern, PA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 HMP Communications Holdings, LLC (HMP), a leader in healthcare communications and education, announced today that the journal Today’s Wound Clinic has received an APEX award in the “One-of-a-Kind Health & Medical Publications” category for the “Facility in Focus" feature series. “Facility in Focus” is a running feature column that has...

2014-07-09 16:28:01

An Orange, CA Board Certified physician specializing in Nephrology, Dr. Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2014 ORANGE, Calif., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Orange's Nephrology specialist Dr. Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh for inclusion in its highly selective list of Regional Top Doctors this year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140709/125584 Castle...


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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
2013-04-30 13:21:44

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, commonly known as CPR, is an emergency procedure performed in an effort to preserve brain function and manually pump blood through to the body’s vital organs, until further measures are taken to restore spontaneous circulation. CPR is indicated in cardiac arrest patients, but may also be performed on patients with an unresponsive presentation or those experiencing agonal breaths or severe and prolonged arrhythmias such as bradycardia or tachycardia. The first...

William Fisher
2012-09-05 10:27:46

William Fisher is American physician and a former NASA Astronaut. He was born William Frederick Fisher on April 1, 1946, in Dallas, Texas. He graduated from North Syracuse Central High School in North Syracuse, New York in 1964. He continued on to attend Standford University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences in 1968. The following two years, Fisher worked on graduate studies in Microbiology and received a Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Florida in 1975....

Annals of Emergency Medicine
2012-05-04 11:29:56

The Annals of Emergency Medicine is the official journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). It is a peer-reviewed medical journal founded in 1968 and published by Elsevier on behalf of the ACEP. The journal publishes original research, clinical reports, opinion, and educational information related to the practice, teaching, and research of emergency medicine. In addition to general emergency medicine topics, Annals of Emergency Medicine regularly publishes articles on...

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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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