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2014-08-08 23:05:58

Hall-of-Fame quarterback Jim Kelly did more than just flip a coin during the first NFL preseason game Aug. 3 – he helped raise awareness about jaw cancer, which the former Buffalo Bill has been battling for a year. Dr. Saj Jivraj and Dr. Mamaly Reshad of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Ventura County, Calif, and the American College of Prosthodontics (ACP) hope to capitalize on the public’s interest in Kelly and his battle with upper jaw bone cancer to raise awareness of the...

2014-08-08 12:25:42

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As summer heats up, Northridge dentist, Dr. Ariz and his associate Dr. Arami continue to provide their patients with the personalized dental care they have come to expect. They are always happy to welcome new patients into their dental family and encourage their patients to spread the word. This dental group, home to Dr. Arami and Dr. Ariz, is pleased to announce its Summer Referral Contest. From July 1, 2014, through Sept. 30, 2014, patients...

2014-08-07 23:11:41

Students seeking degrees in the veterinary technician field can increase their learning through study resources and free practice tests provided by Dynamic Path. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Veterinary Technician students know that a degree in animal science isn’t something to be easily pawed through. But help from Dynamic Path can make pursuing a veterinary technician career a bit easier, especially with busy lab schedules with their VTNE Practice Test Questions. Dynamic Path...

2014-08-07 15:42:22

The JAMA Network Journals Among mechanically ventilated intensive care unit (ICU) patients, receipt of high-protein nutrition via a feeding tube enriched with immune-modulating nutrients (such as glutamine, omega-3 fatty acids, and antioxidants) vs standard high-protein nutrition did not result in a significant difference in the incidence of new complications and may be harmful, as suggested by an increased risk of death at 6 months, according to a study in the August 6 issue of JAMA....

2014-08-06 23:12:07

Kristen Yarker, a well-established expert on childhood nutrition and feeding, has recently denounced the notion of “curing” children of their picky eating habits. Instead, she advises parents to support their picky eaters and offers suggestions for how parents can encourage their children to try new foods all on their own. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Kristen Yarker, MSc, RD recently announced that she is advocating that parents employ a new strategy for tackling children’s picky eating...

2014-08-06 23:06:54

With an in-depth review of the nutritional science that supports a plant-based dietary lifestyle as the ultimate prescription for disease prevention, suspension and even reversal, the CME accredited International Plant-based Nutrition Healthcare Conference, set for September 17-20 in San Diego, CA, will showcase names like Ornish, Esselstyn, Campbell as part of a stellar line-up of the leading preventive nutritional medicine authorities. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 The most...

beans to manage weight
2014-08-06 04:00:39

Kaylea Forde, St. Michael’s Hospital Eating about one serving a day of beans, peas, chickpeas or lentils can increase fullness, which may lead to better weight management and weight loss, a new study has found. A systematic review and meta-analysis of all available clinical trials found that people felt 31 percent fuller after eating on average 160 grams of dietary pulses compared with a control diet, according to senior author Dr. John Sievenpiper of St. Michael’s Hospital's...

diet crowdsourcing
2014-08-06 08:29:41

BMJ-British Medical Journal App users as good as trained experts at rating healthiness of foods Crowdsourcing may help dieters stick to healthy foods and lose weight, as participants are as good as trained experts at correctly rating the healthiness of foods and giving feedback on them, indicates research published online in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. Being able to track energy intake and getting personalized feedback on diet have been linked to...

2014-08-05 23:06:24

LosAngelesEmergencyDentist.net now provides patients with easy access to an array of emergency dental services. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Los Angeles Emergency dentists at LosAngelesEmergencyDentist.net announce that they provide emergency dental care to patients in the Los Angeles area. With the range of procedures available from these dentists, patients can get relief from pain and other immediate symptoms as well as prevention of long-term complications. Dental...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.