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2014-04-17 23:02:32

Show off your healthy smoothie recipe and win prizes in the cosponsored “Scrumptious Shape-up Smoothie Contest” Rochester, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Smoothies have become extremely popular as a quick, healthy breakfast option and as an easy way to add essential nutrients to your daily diet. However, not all smoothies are healthy; it’s important to use only healthy, nutrient-rich ingredients. That’s why The Nutrition Twins, nationally recognized registered dietitians,...

2014-04-17 23:02:24

EtQ, a provider of Quality, Compliance, and Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) software, is pleased to announce the release of the latest version of its enterprise product, Reliance 11. Farmingdale, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 EtQ, a provider of Quality, Compliance, and Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) software, is pleased to announce the release of the latest version of its enterprise product, Reliance 11. Reliance 11 incorporates an abundance of new features and enhancements...

2014-04-17 23:02:11

Waypoint Consulting will be introducing their new Healthcare Data Science and Business Intelligence Solution at the CHOP Informatics Symposium on April 25th. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Waypoint Consulting LLC today announced the general availability of its data science solution created for, and in partnership with, healthcare providers. Waypoint will publicly introduce this solution via a customer case study with PinnacleHealth System at the upcoming CHOP (Children’s...

2014-04-17 23:01:55

Brought to readers by The Leading Physicians of the World, The Waiting Room Magazine and its staff are hard at work finalizing the second issue, now in publication. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Brought to readers by The Leading Physicians of the World, The Waiting Room Magazine and its staff are hard at work finalizing the second issue, now in publication. An informative companion meant for easy reading, it is the magazine’s objective to educate patients on their own healthcare...

2014-04-17 23:01:52

Company will provide the medical real estate sector’s only free to access online archive of MOBs and other healthcare properties, as well as healthcare industry statistics and resources, regional and local market reports, and strategic networking events. Annapolis, Md. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Hospitals, health systems and physician practices have never faced greater pressure to deliver high-quality, efficient, cost-effective healthcare as they do today. And while facilities play a...

2014-04-17 23:01:49

The Firm is currently offering free and confidential Actos lawsuit evaluations to individuals who allegedly developed bladder cancer after taking the diabetes drug for 12 months or longer. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes recent developments in an Actos lawsuit (http://www.theactoslawsuitcenter.com/) trial currently underway in Nevada state court, which comes at the heels of a significant victory in Louisiana for a plaintiff whose federally-filed case...

2014-04-17 23:01:47

Research conducted at Rush University Medical Center suggests that short sleep duration may increase a child’s risk of obesity in low-income households. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 A new study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center suggests that short sleep duration may increase a child’s risk of obesity in low-income households. And, the link between sleep duration and children’s weight status can be traced back to aspects of the home environment....

2014-04-17 23:01:43

Senior care leader meets growing demand for in-home care services in Boca Raton, Delray Beach, and surrounding areas. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton, a leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, recently opened doors to serve the greater Boca Raton and Delray Beach communities with its newest office. Located in the Polo Club Shoppes at 5030 Champion Boulevard, Suite G-4, the location is the 90th Home Care Assistance office in North...

2014-04-17 23:01:38

Personal Care Products commonly found in American homes may expose families to harmful chemicals. Topical BioMedics offers information and tips for making cleaner, greener, healthier choices. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 On Earth Day--April 22, 2014--over a billion people from around the world will take action to keep the environment, their community, and their families healthy. With the focus on clean and green, Earth Day is a great time to evaluate personal care products and...

2014-04-17 23:01:36

Zoll, Kranz & Borgess, LLC, (ZKB) a pharmaceutical and medical device litigation firm, is currently investigating claims of men who developed melanoma after taking the pharmaceutical drug, Viagra (sildenafil citrate), which is marketed by the US-based pharmaceutical company, Pfizer. Toledo, OH (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Studies have suggested that sildenafil use may increase the invasiveness of melanoma cells, which may raise the possible adverse effect of melanoma. On April 7, 2014, a...


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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...

Phobophobia
2013-12-24 12:34:07

Phobophobia is a phobia defined as the fear of phobias, or the fear of fear, including intense anxiety and unrealistic and persistent fear of the somatic sensations and the feared phobia ensuing. This phobia can also be defined as the fear of developing a phobia. Phobophobia is related to anxiety disorders and panic attacks directly linked to other types of phobias, such as agoraphobia. When a patient has developed this phobia, their condition might be diagnosed and treated as part of anxiety...

Cynophobia
2013-12-24 10:43:28

Cynophobia, from the Greek kyon meaning dog, and phobos, meaning fear, is the abnormal fear of dogs. This phobia is classified as a specific phobia, under the subtype “animal phobias”. According to Dr. Timothy O. Rentz of the Laboratory for the Study of Anxiety Disorders at the University of Texas, animal phobias are among the most common specific phobias and 36 percent who seek out treatment report being afraid of cats or dogs. Although snakes and spider are among the more common in...

Entomophobia
2013-12-24 10:17:24

Entomophobia, known also as insect phobia, is a specific phobia of one or more classes of insects. More specific cases include apiphobia (fear of bees) and myrmecophobia (fear of ants). The symptoms regarding this phobia are much like of the symptoms regarding many other irrational fears. An entomophobic is expected to experience enough anxiety upon viewing or otherwise coming into contact with an insect that he or she experiences full-blown panic attacks. With the extreme and serious...

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