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2014-07-17 04:21:01

Large majorities of the public give very high marks to physicians, nurse practitioners and physicians' assistants for quality of care but are somewhat less confident in their medical advice NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The public has a high regard for physicians and for the growing number of nurse practitioners and physicians' assistants. On a scale of A to F, very large majorities of adults who have been to a health care provider within the past year give each an A or a B...

2014-07-16 23:03:53

Spenco's new “Quickthotics” insoles offer an economical option for treating leg and foot conditions. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 When patients present with foot pain, they usually want immediate relief. Thanks to Spenco, the most trusted name in insoles, doctors can now make a diagnosis and dispense high-quality, durable prescription orthotics in their offices in less than 10 minutes. The company’s new Quickthotics® Component Insole System offers economical, easily...

2014-07-16 23:00:57

NE Delta HSA Partners with Richland Parish Hospital Service District to Extend Coordinated Behavioral Health and Primary Care Capacity Monroe, LA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (Northeast Delta HSA) announced today the creation of two Memoranda of Agreement (MOAs) with Richland Parish Hospital Service District to collaboratively serve citizens through its Richland Parish Hospital and its Delhi Community Health Center (DCHC). The MOAs provide coordinated...

2014-07-15 23:11:56

Elizabeth (Betsy) L.M. Miller, B.S.N., R.N., B.C., is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 NAPW honors Elizabeth (Betsy) L.M. Miller, B.S.N., R.N., B.C., as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in health and safety education to early care and education providers. The largest organization of professional women...

2014-07-15 23:11:37

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence Boulder, Co (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with Professional Development Resources (PDR). This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to PDR customers, adding exclusive benefits and...

2014-07-14 12:27:30

33 States Have Enacted Laws that Mandate How Doctors Practice Medicine and Interfere with Relationship Between Women and Their Health Care Providers WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a time when there is a national consensus that quality health care should be evidence-based and patient-centered, that we should eliminate unnecessary medical tests and focus tightly on improving health outcomes, lawmakers in a majority of states have enacted laws that put ideology...

2014-07-11 16:23:23

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett signed into law the 2014-15 state budget that invests more than $12.8 billion in total funds for health and human services programs that will help to increase access to quality, affordable healthcare. In addition to advancing the governor's Healthy Pennsylvania plan, the budget preserves the safety net for individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities, seniors, children and low-income families. "This...

2014-07-11 10:10:05

St. Michael's Hospital For the first time, researchers have access to detailed information about how an urban Aboriginal population in Canada uses health care. A new study, called Our Health Counts, uses this health database to clearly demonstrate the unique challenges faced by urban Aboriginal people in Canada – according to researchers at St. Michael's Hospital. The findings, published today in BMJ Open, illustrate striking disparities between urban First Nations individuals and...

2014-07-09 23:11:42

Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (Northeast Delta HSA) and University Health Conway announced today the creation of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to collaboratively serve citizens in Ouachita Parish and the 12 parishes of Northeastern Louisiana. The MOA provides coordinated care for people seeking behavioral health care and/or primary health care. Monroe, LA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (Northeast Delta HSA) and University Health Conway...

2014-07-09 08:25:01

WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, a division of CVS Caremark and the largest and fastest growing provider of walk-in medical clinics in the United States, announced today a joint marketing and sponsorship agreement with USA Football, football's national governing body. As part of this agreement, MinuteClinic has been named USA Football's official sports physical provider. Through the affiliation, all USA Football members, who reside in all 50 states and...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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