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2014-07-28 23:09:50

Dr. Carlos Chacon, Chief Surgeon with Divino Plastic Surgery of San Diego, was recently nominated for the 2014 San Diego's Best Award in the Cosmetic Surgeon category with the San Diego Union Tribune. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Dr. Carlos Chacon, Chief Surgeon with Divino Plastic Surgery of San Diego, was recently nominated for the 2014 San Diego's Best Award in the Cosmetic Surgeon category with the San Diego Union Tribune. The San Diego Union Tribune is a daily print...

2014-07-28 23:09:44

CEHN’S Science Award, an annual recognition of an individual who has made exceptional developments in children’s environmental health research, has been awarded to Dr. Tracey Woodruff of the UCSF School of Medicine. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Tracey Woodruff, PhD, MPH, from the UCSF School of Medicine, has been named the honoree of the Children's Environmental Health Network (CEHN) 2014 Science Award, and will be honored at CEHN’s Ninth Annual Child Health Advocate Award Reception to...

2014-07-28 23:09:19

To commemorate World Hepatitis Day which occurs every July 28, the Editorial Board of Living with a Disability magazine has published a new article that focuses on disabling digestive disorders. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 To commemorate World Hepatitis Day which occurs every July 28, the Editorial Board of Living with a Disability magazine has published a new article that focuses on disabling digestive disorders that include hepatitis, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, inflammatory...

2014-07-28 23:09:01

"Puswhisperer" is a compilation of clinical tales from an Oregon infectious disease specialist. Revised and edited for a lay audience, the book will be released in November by Bitingduck Press and is available starting today for pre-release reviews. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Mark Crislip, MD has been practicing Infectious Disease (ID) for over 23 years in the Pacific Northwest. Inspired by all that microbes had to offer, from beer and waffles to fever and death, he...

2014-07-28 23:08:32

Labors.at, Austria’s largest and most progressive medical laboratory, has selected the hc1 Healthcare Relationship Cloud™ to fuel its growth initiatives. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Labors.at, Austria’s largest and most progressive medical laboratory, has selected the hc1 Healthcare Relationship Cloud™ to fuel its growth initiatives. The organization, which currently processes samples from up to 8,000 patients daily and performs up to 70,000 diagnostic tests each day,...

2014-07-28 23:08:12

Individuals struggling with chronic illnesses may find a valuable resource in an article recently released by Community Health Center of Snohomish County. The article explains the purpose and strategies of chronic disease management. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Community Health Center of Snohomish County (CHC), a non-profit provider of primary medical, dental, and pharmacy services, has released an article designed to educate patients about the opportunity for chronic disease management....

2014-07-28 23:07:47

Debt Consolidation USA shares in a recently published article last July 25, 2014 how consumers are getting medical debt and how it is affecting them financially. The article gives people some tips on how to avoid racking up high amounts of debt from medical needs. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Debt Consolidation USA shares in a recently published article last July 25, 2014 how consumers are getting medical debt and how it is affecting them financially. The article titled ”How To Keep...

2014-07-28 23:07:38

Japanese researchers report good results with a new, more sensitive test for a key mesothelioma biomarker. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Scientists in Japan have completed initial tests of what they say is an improved blood test for the asbestos cancer mesothelioma. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the new research. Click here to read it now. Researchers in the Department of Respiratory Medicine at Tokyo’s Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine say a new...

2014-07-28 23:06:57

Glidewell Laboratories thanks dentists for helping BruxZir become the most recognized brand of monolithic zirconia. Newport Beach, California (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Glidewell Laboratories announced today that BruxZir® Solid Zirconia crowns and bridges have successfully passed the five-year mark in clinical usage, and have reached this important milestone with over 5 million units prescribed by US dentists. Even as BruxZir Solid Zirconia passed the one-year and two-year marks with good...

2014-07-28 23:06:47

RefactorU has been approved by the Colorado Division of Private Occupational Schools. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 After a lengthy application and review process, Boulder-based RefactorU has obtained approval by the Colorado Division of Private Occupational Schools (DPOS). The DPOS is a Colorado state regulatory agency whose mission is to provide standards for and to foster and improve private occupational schools and their educational services, as well as to protect the public...


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British Friesian Cattle
2014-07-12 11:44:10

The British Friesian is a breed of cattle from the United Kingdom. The modern British Friesian dominated the dairy cattle population from the 1950s through the 1980s. Stock as well as semen were exported during this time throughout the world. The original Friesian breed was imported to ports of England and Scotland during the 1800s until it was stopped in 1892 when a threat of foot and mouth disease became a concern. By the end of 1912 there were 1,000 bulls and 6,000 cows registered in...

Blue Gray Cattle
2014-07-12 10:27:38

The Blue Grey is a breed of beef cattle that is popular in Scotland and north of England. It was developed by crossing a white bred shorthorn and Black Galloway cows. The color of the Blue Grey is roan blue. However, roan coloration is not a dominant color gene and the color does not always hold true. Only about half of the calves born to two true blue roan cattle will be blue roan, the rest will be either solid white or solid black. Blue roan is only consistent in the first generation of...

Belgian Blue Cattle
2014-07-09 14:37:46

The Belgian Blue is a breed of beef cattle originating in Belgium. It was developed in the 1800s by crossbreeding local cattle with a Shorthorn breed from the United Kingdom. It is quite possible that the Charolais cattle was also used in the development of the Belgian Blue. A modern breed of the Belgian blue was developed in the 1950s by Professor Hanset while working at an artificial insemination facility in the Liege province. The breed was introduced to the United States in 1978 by...

Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

Pharmacophobia
2013-12-24 12:55:45

Pharmacophobia or medication phobia, comes from Greek pharmakon, meaning “drug, medicine” and phobos, meaning “fear”, is the fear of the use of pharmacological treatments. In severe, excessive, and irrational cases, it might be a type of specific phobia. While lack of awareness by patient of adverse drug reactions can have a serious consequence, having a phobia of medications can also have serious detrimental effects on the patient’s health. Medication phobia can also lead to...

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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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