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2014-04-17 23:06:32

In addition to Brogan, 10 business thought leaders selected to present during the conference’s fast-paced Ignite: Business Revolution session Beltsville, MD (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Vocus, Inc.(NASDAQ: VOCS), a leading provider of cloud-based marketing and public relations software, today announced Chris Brogan, publisher and chief executive officer of Owner Magazine, will speak at its marketing and public relations conference, Demand Success 2014 in Washington, D.C. this June. During...

2014-04-17 23:05:28

Number of Lawsuits Pending Against Manufacturer Approaches 6,000 DALLAS (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 National law firm Baron & Budd reports that the number of lawsuits against the manufacturer of GranuFlo continues to increase. The lawsuits stem from patients who suffered adverse health effects after undergoing dialysis treatment where the product was used. Baron and Budd shareholders currently serve on the leadership committee, known as the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee, in the...

2014-04-17 23:04:38

Dr. Craig Staebel, a board certified plastic surgeon with specialties in breast augmentation, body contouring, and liposuction surgery has chosen the services of The Medical Marketing Group of Beverly Hills to promote his Georgetown medical practice. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Dr. Craig Staebel is a gifted plastic surgeon who applies his years of training to achieve the best results possible for patients at his Georgetown practice. Dr. Staebel received his undergraduate degree...

2014-04-17 23:04:30

Dallas Mavericks owner funds new 2-year HGH study. Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 AAG Health, the leader in integrative wellness, is excited to throw its support behind Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, who recently funded a university study about human growth hormone. Cuban, who has brought up the topic of HGH at past NBA Board of Governors’ meetings, sees the hormone as a potential way for injured athletes to recover faster, according to an April 4 ESPN Dallas article. His hope is...

2014-04-17 23:04:06

Top health and nutritional supplement company Metabolic Nutrition has announced its upcoming rerelease of leading fat-loss supplement Synedrex, which will be available for purchase starting May 1 from Metabolic Nutrition’s online store and at local health supplement retailers. Sunrise, FL (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Leading nutritional supplement provider Metabolic Nutrition today announced the upcoming and highly anticipated rerelease of its powerful and effective weight loss thermogenic...

2014-04-17 23:03:16

NE Delta HSA returned to Oak Grove to connect citizens and services. Monroe, LA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (NE Delta HSA), which manages the operation of community-based programs that improve the quality of life of people with major mental illnesses, addictive disorders and developmental disabilities, conducted a Services for Citizens Fair with local providers in the Oak Grove community today. As promised at the West Carroll Town Hall meeting held in...

2014-04-17 23:03:00

The April 2014 issue of InStyle Magazine offers a guide to varicose vein prevention and treatment. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Medical Corporation says the article provides valuable advice and treatment information. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 According to the April 2014 issue of InStyle Magazine, varicose veins are veins that have become twisted and enlarged. They often manifest as bulges in the legs and may exhibit a bluish discoloration in a web-like pattern. Except in...

2014-04-17 23:02:49

Medical animation and illustration firm promotes health literacy through popular social media channels. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Nucleus Medical Media offers no-charge informational medical animations in recognition of May 2014 as Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says, “Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the main cause of skin cancer. UV...

2014-04-17 23:02:44

Dental sleep medicine education company, Sleep Group Solutions, instructs dentists on implementing a sleep apnea protocol which includes identifying, diagnosing with physicians, and treatment plans including oral appliance therapy. Upcoming live lectures include Nashville, Salt Lake City, and Chicago. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 According to the National Sleep Foundation, more than 80 million Americans snore. Snoring, along with high blood pressure, hypertension, and daytime fatigue,...

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,...


Latest Health Medical Pharma Reference Libraries

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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