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2014-04-18 23:07:21

NaphCare, Inc., an independent partner to correctional facilities nationwide for innovative healthcare management and technology solutions, has been awarded a new five-year contract to provide comprehensive healthcare services for the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) in Bastrop, Texas, located near Austin. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Starting on May 1, 2014, NaphCare will assume full responsibility for the management of all off-site medical services for FCI Bastrop’s...

2014-04-18 23:07:07

Golf Tournament in Texas Supports The Research Down Syndrome Foundation Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Brink’s North America President Mel Parker was all smiles when a teammate sunk a 52 foot putt April 10 at Bridlewood Golf Club in Flower Mound, TX, giving the team an early lead in the Research Down Syndrome golf tournament Brink’s was hosting. While his team did not go on to win, the medical charity event surely did. “Brink’s is honored to be presenting this event to help...

2014-04-18 23:06:58

About half of under-age Americans have used alcohol and the average child has their first alcoholic beverage at age 11. About 2 million people ages 12-19 are considered heavy drinkers, and 4.4 million are binge drinkers, which is why Avantcare Foundation and Last Call Program Announce “HORSEPLAY”, an Equine assisted program for at-risk children. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Avantcare Foundation announces community-based Horseplay Programs for at-risk children. Carol Brawley,...

2014-04-18 23:06:52

Acne Remedies Guide is a new program developed by Victoria West, who promises to teach people how to get rid of acnes. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is worth buying. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Acne Remedies Guide is a new program developed by Victoria West, who has many years of experience in studying acne treatments. The program introduces to people with home remedies, techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on how to get rid of their acne easily....

2014-04-18 23:06:43

Notable improvements available in IntelliSoft’s Version 14 IntelliCred software include the addition of The Greeley Company’s delineation of privilege content, the integration of the National Association of Medical Staff Services’ NAMSS PASS and a major upgrade to the contract management module. Nashua, NH (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 IntelliSoft Group, LLC, a leading provider of credentialing, provider enrollment and contract management software, will unveil IntelliCred™ and...

2014-04-18 23:06:37

Device recalls increased 28% last year, what some industry observers have called a “recall-o-rama.” But ways to significantly improve a recall management program will be discussed at the Recall Management for Medical Devices Virtual Conference. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Recall Management for Medical Devices **FDAnews Virtual Conference** May 1, 2014 — 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. EDT http://www.fdanews.com/RecallMgmntDeviceVC Device recalls increased 28% last year, what...

2014-04-18 23:06:35

In CHAMPS Patient Experience's most recent blog post, "Dr. Bertice Berry Inspires a Celebration of the Patient Experience," Toya Gorley shares her thoughts on the topic. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 In CHAMPS Patient Experience's most recent blog post, "Dr. Bertice Berry Inspires a Celebration of the Patient Experience," Toya Gorley shares her thoughts on the topic. Gorley attended The Beryl Institute Patient Experience Conference last week and was...

2014-04-18 23:06:34

Boost Your Bust, created by Jenny Bolton, is a useful program which teaches women how to increase their breast size. An informative overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is worth buying. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Boost Your Bust is a new program developed by Jenny Bolton, who has many years of experience in the health and fitness industry. The program provides people with exercises, techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on how to increase their bust size....

2014-04-18 23:06:22

Miami Plastic Surgery Leaders - ARC Plastic Surgery, have announced their Spring 2014 Xeomin promotion. Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Fine facial lines and wrinkles are the first signs of aging. Known as Xeomin, this new cosmetic wrinkle treatment has been introduced as a fast-acting injected medication to treat age-showing wrinkles. Plastic surgery center ARC Plastic Surgery, known for having the best rhinoplasty surgeon in Miami, has announced their 2014 Spring promotion offering...

2014-04-18 23:06:20

Seasoned Veteran's Will Help Achieve Increased Success Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 NoteSwift Inc., a developer of solutions for electronic health record (EHR) systems is pleased to announce two new key additions to its team who will help lead the company to its next phase of growth. Stan Swiniarski, Vice President of Products, and Art Nicholas, Vice President of Sales and Business Development both bring years of experience in products, speech recognition, and healthcare IT....


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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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