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2014-08-27 08:24:40

List highlights successful Medicare and commercial payer ACO's MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Richard Merkin, President and CEO of Heritage Provider Network, is pleased to announce Heritage California ACO has been named by Becker's Hospital Review in their 2014 top "100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know" list. The list, selected by Becker's editorial team, highlights successful Medicare and commercial payer ACO's for inclusion based on the number of...

2014-08-27 08:24:18

Chilmark Research's latest report finds rapidly growing interest in analytics for population health, but solutions remain immature CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As vendors and healthcare organizations (HCOs) continue to promote their respective work in 'cutting edge' population health management (PHM) deployments, the newest report from Chilmark Research, their 2014 Analytics for Population Health Management Market Trends Report, reveals a far more sobering true...

2014-08-27 08:24:05

MarketOptimizer.org adds new clinical trial report "Fatty Liver Disease Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" to its store. DALLAS, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Fatty Liver Disease Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014 provides data on the Fatty Liver Disease clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Fatty Liver Disease. It includes an overview of the trial numbers and their recruitment status as per the site...

2014-08-27 08:23:50

NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa, the leading North American day spa operator and globally recognized spa brand, is proud to announce their partnership with Battle of the Strands, the international competition that challenges top salon teams from the U.S. and around the globe to create the best fantasy designs in the world of beauty. Red Door Spa's own award-winning duo, Woody Michleb and Amy Michleb, will play pivotal roles in the competition....

2014-08-27 08:22:32

INNISFIL, ON, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - When families call Lice Squad Canada, they typically begin with the story about how they tried various pesticide based treatments, spent time and money, and are still finding bugs crawling in their children's hair. The head lice removal industry is thriving in Canada due in part to pesticide resistance and a shift in the mindset of parents who want pesticide free options. The Journal of Medical Entomology reported in March of 2014 that most lice...

2014-08-27 04:21:14

WASHINGTON, NEW YORK and LONDON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a leading provider of market research solutions, MarketResearch.com is pleased to announce the addition of new content to its Kalorama Information Medical Devices Knowledge Center. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132627 The Medical Devices Knowledge Center provides an easy-to-use platform hosting the latest market research in the healthcare industry. Users have access to an entire library of reports from industry...

2014-08-26 23:18:15

New York Is a State That is Ready For a New Health Care Approach New York, New York (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 AlignLife is proud to introduce our first location in New York which is located in New York at 596 Broadway, Suite 302. Dr. Raeann Zschokke is the clinic director and practicing chiropractor at the Soho location and is excited about serving the local community. Dr. Raeann Zschokke’s path to chiropractic started when her life went off a cliff. Literally! At age 20, her car crashed...

2014-08-26 23:18:14

Light Touch Healing Center Comes Highly Recommended by the Largest Directory of Personal Injury Physicians Working on Lien and Letter of Protection. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 With the expansion of their online directory of over 4,000 physicians, Power Liens has a special designation for their most experienced and trusted doctors. Personal injury attorneys are constantly on the hunt to find doctors for their clients who work on a lien basis, so Preferred Providers are...

2014-08-26 23:17:23

Premier Value Pharmacy Compounding Network continues to grow and help its clients better manage pharmacy network compounding costs. Melrose, Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Premier Value Pharmacy Compounding Network (PVPCN), the nation’s first and most comprehensive compounding pharmacy network, announced the continued expansion of its client offerings related to its custom pharmacy compound network. PVPCN, founded in 2012, is focused on providing the strongest network of...

2014-08-26 23:17:07

EnergyFirst brings its all-natural approach to sports supplementation with PreFuel – a healthy blend of amino acids, vitamins, and performance enhancers in a healthy, all natural, sugar-free and gluten-free powder that tastes great. Manhattan Beach, Calif. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 EnergyFirst is excited to introduce an all-natural approach to sports supplementation with PreFuel – a healthy blend of amino acids, vitamins, and performance enhancers packaged in a healthy, all natural,...


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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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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