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2014-08-21 12:27:50

LORAIN, Ohio, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rose M. Rivera, CMA, C.Ph. is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Healthcare. Rose is an Adjunct Faculty Member with Lorain County Community College, as well as a Medical Assistant with Erie Coast Chest Physicians. In her current positions, Rose works closely in the areas of Medical Assistance; Coding; Checking Vital Signs; Conducting Blood Tests; as well as Preparing Medical Histories. In...

2014-08-21 12:27:23

Martha Stewart-Narrated Film Features Insights from Leading Aging Research Experts WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Aging Research and the Healthspan Campaign announce the release of The Healthspan Imperative, a landmark new short film. Narrated by television show host and best-selling author Martha Stewart, it looks at the challenges of the aging American population and the scientific quest to increase our healthspan, the length of time we spend free of...

2014-08-21 12:26:45

TOS Provides New Printed Resource for Obesity Professionals Seeking Evidence-Based Solutions SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Obesity Society (TOS) took the next step to advance the treatment of obesity by publishing an unprecedented level of obesity research, in print and online, as a supplement to its July and August issues of the Obesity journal: Guidelines (2013) for Managing Overweight and Obesity in Adults: Full Report. Now, the print version of the...

2014-08-21 12:26:40

Rosetta's Healthcare Leader Recognized as a Champion of Patient and Physician Engagement NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Publicis Groupe customer engagement agency Rosetta today announced Shannon Hartley, Managing Partner and Healthcare Industry Group Leader, has been featured in the 2014 edition of PharmaVoice 100, which recognizes the most inspiring people in the life-sciences industry. Those chosen for this elite group are leaders in research and development, marketing,...

2014-08-21 12:26:32

NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Neurology Times, a leading online community and information resource for neurologists and other healthcare providers features special coverage on multiple sclerosis, devoted to fostering better treatment of patients who have the disorder. MS affects 2.5 million persons worldwide, including more than 400,000 Americans, and is the most common disabling neurologic disease of young adults. Although there is no cure or...

2014-08-21 12:26:12

New National Functional Fitness Program Developed for The Goodman Group Managed Communities Holds Weeklong Pedal Challenge CHASKA, Minn., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents of The Goodman Group managed senior living & health care communities are pedaling toward fitness during Active Aging Week! The International Council on Active Aging® (ICAA) is challenging organizations throughout North America to come up with ways to motivate older adults to stay active and benefit from healthier...

2014-08-21 12:25:49

Efficacy on Reducing Exacerbations and Hospitalizations is One of the Key Drug Attributes for Formulary Inclusion, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the asthma market in Brazil and Mexico currently faces severe coverage restrictions. The uptake of several newly approved agents, the anticipated label extension of Boehringer Ingelheim/Pfizer's Spiriva for this indication and the launch of...

2014-08-21 12:24:04

TONOPAH, Nev., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Metals Processing, Inc. (OTCQB: SMPR) (the "Company") and Tonopah Custom Processing, Inc., ("TCP") (a subsidiary of Tonopah Milling and Metals Group, Inc., a subsidiary of the Company) announces progress on several fronts at the Tonopah Property. We installed three monitoring wells and completed three rounds of background water testing (the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection ("NDEP") mandated Profile 1 water quality...

2014-08-21 12:22:25

Enlisting Veterans to Join its Ranks One of Several Initiatives in Support of Service Members ST. LOUIS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Holdings announced today that it has added more than 4,000 military veterans to its staff since joining the 100,000 Jobs Mission coalition in 2012. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120412/CG86494LOGO The 100,000 Jobs Mission brings together companies committed to hiring U.S. military veterans and military spouses. Enterprise...

circadian rhythm
2014-08-21 03:00:40

UT Southwestern Medical Center Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found a new way that internal body clocks are regulated by a type of molecule known as long non-coding RNA. The internal body clocks, called circadian clocks, regulate the daily “rhythms” of many bodily functions, from waking and sleeping to body temperature and hunger. They are largely “tuned” to a 24-hour cycle that is influenced by external cues such as light and temperature. “Although we...


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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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