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2014-09-29 23:02:28

After months of prolonged bedtime routines and a lot of sleepless nights mom blogger finally discovered the Ferber Method. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Sleep deprivation is amongst the roughest facets of parenthood. Some parents get lucky when there little one can slumber soundly from 7 am to 7 pm without a peep and takes consistent naps each day. For many parents, the perfect sleeping baby is far from reality. It's hard to perform if you're exhausted and consumed with...

2014-09-29 23:02:17

Two thirds of Canadians currently using medical cannabis do so to ease arthritis pain Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 In a position paper issued today, The Arthritis Society calls for more research into the efficacy and safety associated with the use of medical cannabis as a therapy to alleviate symptoms of pain and fatigue caused by a chronic disease. “More and more Canadians are accessing medical cannabis as a treatment option for severe arthritis symptoms,” explains...

2014-09-29 23:02:08

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association has accredited its first six Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers in a program that seeks to improve overall quality of care ultimately improve outcomes of patients with pulmonary hypertension. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The Pulmonary Hypertension Association has accredited its first six Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers (PHCC) in a program that seeks to improve overall quality of care and ultimately improve outcomes of patients...

2014-09-29 23:01:56

Patients of leading Orange Park dentist practice gain access to private accounts to manage online payments, insurance, appointment history and more. Orange Park, Florida (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Park Avenue Dental, a leading Orange Park dentist practice headed by Dr. Michael A. Sherman who has dedicated his career to providing patients with the very best family dentistry care, has announced its inclusion in the Patient Connect 365 dentist search portal system. This gives the office’s...

2014-09-29 23:01:11

Hope H. Anderson, Registered Dietitian / Licensed Nutritionist, is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 NAPW honors Hope H. Anderson as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in business. As the largest networking organization of professional women in the country, the National Association of Professional...

2014-09-29 23:01:10

Carol A. Stormer is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 NAPW honors Carol A. Stormer, OT, NBCOT, CEAS, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Stormer is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in home healthcare. As the largest networking organization of professional women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the...

2014-09-29 23:01:02

Carmel T. Ross is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 NAPW honors Carmel T. Ross, Marriage and Family Therapist at Heaven Sent Consultation, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Ross is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in marriage and family counseling. As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of professional women in the...

2014-09-29 23:00:58

Sarah E. Shiermeister, R. N., B.S.N., is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 NAPW honors Sarah E. Shiermeister, R.N., B.S.N., Clinical Manager Specialist, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Shiermeister is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in clinical care. As the largest networking organization of professional women in the country,...

2014-09-29 23:00:48

COMFORCE to Exhibit at the 86th AHIMA Convention and Exhibit in San Diego, CA Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 COMFORCE is exhibiting at the 2014 American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Conference and Exhibit. This is AHIMA’s 86th Conference and Exhibit and will be held from September 27 – October 2, 2014 at the San Diego Convention Center. COMFORCE has been involved with this national organization for multiple years. Following the 2014 AHIMA theme,...

2014-09-29 23:00:33

Shoulder pain is one of the most common complaints. In fact treatment for those with persistent shoulder pain generates nearly ¾ of the total cost of all shoulder pain management. Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Shoulder pain is one of the most common complaints. In fact treatment for those with persistent shoulder pain generates nearly ¾ of the total cost of all shoulder pain management. Studies report that 20-33% of all adults will experience shoulder pain, and...


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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