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2015-05-18 23:07:07

Sleep care professionals now have a reliable predictor device for Sleep Apnea (PRWEB) May 18, 2015 ApneaRx® http://www.apnearx.com

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New software intended to streamline and optimize over 2,000 existing installations within hospitals and imaging centers. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) May 18, 2015

2015-05-18 23:06:46

The U.S. FDA proposed various verification procedures for its food facility registration process, including U.S. Agent confirmation, D-U-N-S confirmation, and more.

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"Serving those who serve and protect our country." - Burke Chiropractic Center Edina, MN (PRWEB) May 18, 2015 Burke Chiropractic is now offering

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As State funding for services for developmentally disabled children and adults continue to fall short of the demand, community-based providers like UCPLA rely even more on fundraisers to help

2015-05-18 23:06:02

The Race Happens on May 30 and Includes $1500 Prize Purse For Top Finishers Memphis, TN (PRWEB) May 18, 2015 Heroes in Recovery, a movement celebrating

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More and more people are finding weight loss success at Diet Doc because their doctors assess each patient to identify toxicity, internal imbalances and vitamin deficiencies that may be standing

2015-05-18 23:05:14

Wisconsin seniors needing a long-term stay in a nursing home in their state will pay roughly $76,300 a year, the average annual cost based on the daily private and semi-private rates of 427 nursing

2015-05-18 23:04:55

Camp Shane, the leading weight loss camp for overweight children in the country, is pleased to announce a strategic alliance between Camp Shane and The Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s

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Social Security Disability and Medicare Advocacy Firm Seeks to Increase Client Knowledge of the Prevalence of Disabling Conditions and the Danger of Inadequately Preparing for Unexpected Illness


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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
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.