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2014-09-29 23:13:59

The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health will receive nearly $3.4 million from the federal government over the next four years to establish and operate a training center intended to improve the nation’s public health system. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health will receive nearly $3.4 million from the federal government over the next four years to establish and operate a training center...

2014-09-29 23:13:44

Nashville Lifestyles Dot Com votes Dr. Joseph M. Sharpe the Best Psychiatrist in Nashville in 2014. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 When asked to make a comment about this most recent honor, Dr. Joseph Sharpe said he felt beyond blessed to be selected as the "Best In Psychiatry In Nashville" in 2014 by Nashville Lifestyles Magazine. Dr. Sharpe's main focus is to put the patient first, treating each as a person and not a unit of healthcare; as he puts it, “I...

2014-09-29 23:13:34

The Center for Ear Nose Throat & Allergy (CENTA) is a thriving otolaryngology practice providing head and neck surgery and allergy services to patients from throughout the Midwest. With its recent adoption of the Diagnotes® HIPAA-compliant mobile communication system, CENTA has added innovative, state-of-the-art communications to its tool kit of pioneering medical technologies. Indianapolis, Ind. (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The Center for Ear Nose Throat & Allergy (CENTA) is a...

2014-09-29 23:13:31

In celebration of its launch, Tea MD™ Skincare, an all-natural tea tree oil based product line created by a board certified physician to help prevent and control adult acne and blemish prone skin, is gifting its daily facial cleanser to honorees at the 35th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards on September 30, 2014 in New York City. Springfield, Ohio (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 By the time a patient suffering with severe acne visits the offices of Dr. Sameer Ismailjee, an...

2014-09-29 23:12:37

Health Network (HealthNetwork.com), a leading healthcare marketing company with more than 15 million visitors to its websites annually, will be launching two Spanish-language websites in October: CuidadoDeSalud.com and SeguroDeSalud.com (Spanish translations of “health care” and “health insurance” respectively). Both sites are focused on increasing the enrollment of Latino Americans in health insurance and in providing features that alleviate concerns raised by critics that the...

2014-09-29 23:12:21

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is calling attention to school teachers and school maintenance workers who may have been unknowingly exposed to asbestos while working in a public school or university anywhere in the United States between the 1950s and the 1980s, because there can be great compensation settlements for these types of individuals. As the center would like to explain, with one call to 866-714-6466 there is detailed information on a recent news article in the UK that...

2014-09-29 23:12:17

The Louisiana Mesothelioma Victims Center is offering a new, and innovative approach focused on diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in Louisiana, because based on nearly a decade of experience they already know the typical victim they will be talking to was exposed to asbestos at a oil refinery, a chemical plant, a power plant, or a shipyard - so they have lined up the nation's most skilled mesothelioma lawyers who are extremely skilled at getting the best possible compensation for these...

2014-09-29 23:11:38

Mental health professionals will review and refresh their knowledge of the best practices to guiding adolescents through crisis. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 TherapySites is hosting a complimentary webinar titled "Therapeutic Goals for Adolescents in Crisis.” The 60-minute webinar will be presented by special guest speaker Dr. Richard Balkin on Wednesday, October 1st, at 1pm Central Standard Time. “TherapySites understands that advancing education in the field of...

2014-09-29 23:11:30

The Leadman 250 is a grueling Triathlon competition in Bend, Oregon. Christian Isakson, one of the United States' top extreme ultra athletes, won third place in the Men's Division of the Leadman 250 Tri Bend. (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The Leadman 250 Tri Bend is part of the legendary Leadman competitions outside of Leadville, Colorado. Leadman 250 Tri Bend is located in Bend, Oregon and is known as one of the toughest Triathlon challenges in the country. It is filled with new...

2014-09-29 23:10:26

Focusing on community involvement, the Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics team in Clarksville is dedicated to spreading awareness about oral health and hygiene for children. (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Clarksville recently participated in the community's family and baby expo. The pediatric dentist group, who specializes in dental care and orthodontics for children, regularly participates in events that promote awareness of...


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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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