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2014-10-28 23:13:27

Physician and author Dr. Sanjay Jain shares some information about pain and breast cancer during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Typically breast cancer isn't painful. Often breast cancer appears as a non-painful lump or mass. However, this does not mean that if someone is not experiencing pain that it's not a problem. If an individual waits for breast cancer to hurt or to start experiencing pain, they might not catch it in time before it...

2014-10-28 23:12:52

Skinnylicious Cooking reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about this cookbook with over 150 recipes that help burn fat and allow people to eat more as they lose the weight and become healthier. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Skinnylicious Cooking promises to help people stop an unhealthy cycle and start living their lives eating delicious food while losing weight, becoming healthier and feeling good about themselves. This has caught...

2014-10-28 23:12:30

Practice member, Frank Huizar, attests to the power of chiropractic care after he is able to sleep through the night for the first time in 7 years after getting his spine realigned at the Lifewithin Chiropractic Center. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Life Within Chiropractic Center is San Diego’s most trusted center for chiropractic care, specializing in treatment of workplace injuries, high impact sports injuries, and car accident injuries in San Diego. Spinal injuries like...

2014-10-28 23:12:16

Leading Health System to Leverage Explorys’ Risk Stratification and Mitigation Solutions to Better Predict Utilization and Improve Delivery of Care Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Explorys, the leader in big data-driven healthcare transformation, today announced that the North Shore-LIJ Health System (North Shore-LIJ), one of the nation's largest health systems, has selected Explorys to support its research and pay-for-performance programs, improve care quality, and reduce...

2014-10-28 23:12:06

Dr. Vicki Souder brings Cold Laser Therapy, a cutting-edge treatment to Colorado for not only chiropractic patients, but for their pets, with the recent opening of Advanced Animal Chiropractic Care (http://www.coloradoanimalchiro.com). Lakewood, CO (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Although new to the Denver area, Dr. Vicki Souder is not new to the chiropractic world, having owned and operated a successful practice out of Iowa for many years, which specialized in Cold Laser Therapy . As a...

2014-10-28 23:12:03

James R. Wilcox, a recognized and published expert on hyperbarics and advanced wound healing joins RestorixHealth in a key leadership role. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 RestorixHealth®, a leader in developing and managing comprehensive wound care centers of excellence, is pleased to announce that James R. Wilcox, RN BSN, has joined the leadership team as the Vice President of Clinical Process. With more than 35 years’ experience in hyperbaric medicine and wound care,...

2014-10-28 23:11:38

The conference and the pre and post-conference workshops aim at educating coders and practice managers on guidelines, updates, best practices, and new changes implemented each year. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 The Coding Institute, LLC is hosting “CodingCon 2014: 7th Annual Medical Coding, Billing and Reimbursement National Conference” in Orlando, Florida on December 5-7, 2014. The CodingCon is organized to educate coders, billers, and practice managers on guidelines,...

2014-10-28 23:11:29

Ways to Improve Snoring and Who Is Most at Risk for Snoring? (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Ways to Improve Snoring Snoring is not only an annoying habit, but it is also one that can be very detrimental to your health and the health of your partner. Snoring can prevent the body from ever reaching a level of deep sleep, which can lead to chronic fatigue and constant “brain fog”. If you only snore occasionally, then you will probably be able to function just fine the next day. However, if you...

2014-10-28 23:11:27

Learn to Start Living Healthy with a Body and BMI Calculator (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Despite the idealistic images of well toned super models thrust at you from every angle of the media, in today’s society, being a little overweight seems to have become normal. Regardless of what may feel like an average weight, your ratio of height to weight indicates the risk you face for serious illnesses. Everyone is different, but with a body and BMI calculator, you gain the insight you need to...

2014-10-28 23:11:20

How to Make Smart Choices for a Healthy Heart: What to eat, and what to avoid. (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 How to Make Smart Choices for a Healthy Heart Many people worry about heart disease and the impact it could have on you and your family. Fortunately, there are steps you can take at any age to reduce the risk of heart disease. By following even just one of these suggestions, you can make improvements that will lead to a healthy heart. Eat More Fruits and Vegetables One of the best...


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
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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