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2014-08-26 23:15:04

For detoxification, weight loss, heart health, pain relief and much more. Find out how to get these benefits and track results. Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Sunlighten™ is proud to manufacture the world’s 1st and only line of smart saunas to offer full spectrum (near, mid and far) infrared technology powered by an Android application that can customize each sauna session for the desired health benefit. The revolutionary mPulse® series features the world’s only...

2014-08-26 23:14:59

Combining the creative skills and talents of Medcom and Web Benefits Design creates a total solution for employers in meeting regulatory compliance needs and streamlining employee benefit administration solutions. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Medcom, a leading provider of fringe benefit administrative services for Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs), Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), COBRA and Retiree Billing, and Health and Welfare...

2014-08-26 23:14:57

Retail Management Solutions congratulates client Harry Race Pharmacy on being presented with Good Neighbor Pharmacy’s Pharmacy of the Year Award. Lacey, WA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 On August 1, 2014, Harry Race Pharmacy of Sitka, Alaska, was presented with the Good Neighbor Pharmacy of the Year award for displaying exemplary customer service and dedication to their community. The Pharmacy of the Year Award is presented to one remarkable independent pharmacy each year, and pharmacies all...

2014-08-26 23:14:33

The Editorial Board of Living with a Disability magazine has published an important new article on skin disorders as a disabling condition in order to mark National Psoriasis Awareness Month, which occurs every August nationwide. San Antonio. TX (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Editorial Board of Living with a Disability magazine has published an important new article on skin disorders as a disabling condition in order to mark National Psoriasis Awareness Month, which occurs every August...

2014-08-26 23:13:53

CEHN’s Childhood Leukemia Fact Sheet, which provides tips on how to reduce exposure to environmental risk factors associated with childhood leukemia, is now available in Spanish. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Children’s Environmental Health Network’s (CEHN) Childhood Leukemia Fact Sheet, created with the University of California at Berkeley’s Center for Integrative Research on Childhood Leukemia and the Environment (CIRCLE), has been translated and is now available in...

2014-08-26 23:12:40

Just Released Results from 2014 Innovaacom Medical Education Programs Show 99% of Physicians Recommend Attending to Improve Patient Health Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Innovaacom, L.L.C., announced today the results of a series of worldwide medical education conferences that were held from January through June of 2014. The programs were attended by more than 1100 physicians from close to 60 countries who gathered to discuss and share best practices on how to prevent and manage the...

2014-08-26 23:12:29

A study by Canadian researchers released earlier this month found no evidence linking obstructive sleep apnea with cancer. As this report is likely to increase public awareness and discussion of sleep apnea, prosthodontist Dr. Saj Jivraj of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Ventura County, Calif., is urging members of the media and the public to look beyond surgery and Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) as the only remedies for sleep apnea. Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) August 26,...

2014-08-26 23:11:31

Idaho physician, Dr. Warren Willey, launches new cartoon and Web site for CHEW IT!, a not-for-profit organization crusading to teach kids to stay away from soda pop and other sugary drinks. Pocatello, ID (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Globally, 1 billion soda pops are swallowed each day, including energy drinks. That’s not only a lot of calories, sugary drinks are a major contributor to our nation’s childhood obesity epidemic. To address this growing epidemic, Idaho physician and national...

2014-08-26 23:11:14

Japanese doctors say a technique that measures fluorescent light emissions from cells can be used to help distinguish tiny mesothelioma tumors. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Cancer researchers in Hokkaido, Japan have successfully used an autofluorescence imaging system to identify mesothelioma and other pleural cancers during video-assisted thoracic surgery. Click here to read Surviving Mesothelioma’s new article on the findings. Scientists at Asahikawa Medical University used a...

2014-08-26 23:11:13

Diet Doc is excited to offer their patients Appetite Zap, the newly released suppressant to burn fat four times faster than anything on the market. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 In their effort to continue to bring the safest and best weight loss to patients nationwide and to help patients who have struggled unsuccessfully to lose that final 10 pounds to those who must lose 100 pounds or more, Diet Doc is excited and proud to announce their newest and most innovative diet...


Latest Health Reference Libraries

Chinese cinnamon
2014-02-10 07:07:51

Cinnamomum cassia is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Chinese cassia or Chinese cinnamon. C. cassia is a member of the family Lauraceae. It is indigenous to southern China; however the plant is widely cultivated for its aromatic bark that is turned into the common spice “cinnamon”. The plant is nurtured and grown most abundant in Asia, specifically in India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. Cinnamomum cassia plants...

Indonesian Cinnamon, Cinnamomum burmannii
2014-02-07 09:31:00

Cinnamomum burmannii is a flowering tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as Indonesian Cinnamon, Padang Cassia or Korintje. C. burmannii belongs to the Lauraceae family. The plant is most commonly known for its spice; the household spice cinnamon is made from the tree’s bark. The species is found growing naturally in Southeast Asia and Indonesia, specifically in the West Sumatra and Western Jambi provinces. It prefers tropical climates, requiring wet environments....

Marfan's Syndrome
2013-07-19 15:22:33

Marfan's syndrome is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue that causes excessively tall stature and long extremities. It is carried by the gene FBN1, which encodes the connective protein fibrillin-1, and is a dominant trait. The human genetic makeup contains a pair of FBN1 genes, so because of its dominance, inheriting one affected FBN1 gene from either parent will result in Marfan's syndrome. It effects both males and females, and has no ethnic bias. It was named after Antoine Marfan,...

Cystic Fibrosis
2013-07-19 15:03:45

Cystic fibrosis, also called mucoviscidosis, is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder of the viscous secretions in the body. In turn, it effects the lungs, pancreas, liver, and intestines, as well as all other exocrine glands in the body. The most common genetic mutation that causes CF is a deletion of three nucleotides that results in a loss of phenylalanine, an amino acid at the 508th position on the protein. It should be noted, however, that there are over a thousand other mutations that...

Schistosoma mansoni
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Schistosoma mansoni is a species of parasitic worm, classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum, which affects an estimated 83.31 million throughout the world. This species is the most populous of all members of its genus, occurring in fifty-four countries including areas like Africa, the Middle East, South America, and the Caribbean. This species causes intestinal schistosomiasis in humans. The mapped genome of Schistosoma mansoni and S. japonicum were published in 2009. The associated...

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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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