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2014-07-25 23:04:57

Affordable Occupational Medicine Services Now Available for Employees and Employers at the La Mirada Clinic La Mirada (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Healthpointe is proud to announce that their La Mirada clinic is offering Occupational Medicine services to the community. The La Mirada Medical Center is happily accepting referrals and workers’ compensation cases. The Occupational Medicine services at the La Mirada clinic include wound care treatment management, return-to-work and wellness...

2014-07-25 23:04:46

Metamason 3D Prints Custom Fit Medical Products on Demand Pasedena, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 As millions of Americans with Obstructive Sleep Apnea struggle to get a good night’s sleep, one company has harnessed 3D technology to revolutionize CPAP therapy. As the go-to resource for 3D printing news 3ders.org reported today, “Metamason is working on custom CPAP masks for sleep apnea patients via 3D scanning, smart geometry, and 3D printing.” (Read the full article here.) “We’re...

2014-07-25 23:03:58

CMS awards $53 million New England QIN-QIO contract to Healthcentric Advisors, in partnership with Qualidigm. Providence, RI (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Healthcentric Advisors, the incumbent Rhode Island Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) was recently awarded a Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) contract from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The new QIN-QIO contracts, awarded to fourteen organizations across the United States,...

2014-07-25 23:03:46

Casey Danford’s Training Mask adds Brian MacKenzie, an experienced thought leader in hypoxic training to endorse the benefits of simulating training at altitude Cadillac, MI (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Training Mask LLC, is proud to announce the signing of coach Brian MacKenzie to an endorsement agreement to promote the mask and its’ benefits worldwide. He has studied altitude and hypoxic training for over 10 years, and ran over 30 ultra marathons including Western States 100 and is a...

2014-07-25 23:03:41

Tool enables organizations to create networks of quality, cost-effective providers Plymouth Meeting, PA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Health Advocate™, Inc., the nation’s leading healthcare advocacy and assistance company and a subsidiary of West Corporation, is introducing its newest solution in an upcoming webinar called Leveraging Provider-Centered Analytics: Reduce Costs and Enhance Quality. The webinar will be held twice on Tuesday, July 29 at 11 AM ET and again at 2 PM ET. For more...

2014-07-25 23:03:39

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "The US Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) Industry Report: 2013 Edition" report to its research store. http://www.marketreportsonline.com/315005.html. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 The rising pharmaceutical sale across the US is one of the key factors leading to the growth of the US PBM industry. A slow but steady increase has been observed in the volume and value of pharmaceutical sales in the US over the past few years. The increase in the...

2014-07-25 23:02:54

Lim Rehabilitation Centers Come Highly Recommended By Power Liens, The Largest Directory Of Physicians Working On Lien And Letter Of Protection Baldwin Park, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 4,000 physicians, Power Liens has a special designation for their experienced and trusted doctors, who consistently deliver quality care. When you see the Power Liens designation of “Preferred Provider,” you can rest assured that the practice has been screened and meets a standard of high quality care....

2014-07-25 23:02:52

The Rottenstein Law Group, a national personal injury law firm, has launched a new website dedicated to providing the public information about the dangers of Xarelto and legal options if they have claims of harms suffered. Rockville Centre, NY (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 The Rottenstein Law Group LLP, a national personal injury law firm with over 25 years of experience advocating for plaintiffs with claims of harm stemming from dangerous prescription drugs, announces the launch of its new...

2014-07-25 23:02:26

Top doctor now part of a comprehensive network of physicians. Latest acquisition to expand health care options for Hudson County residents. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that a leading physician, Dr. Edward Boylan, has joined our network, CarePoint Health Medical Group. Our system welcomes Dr. Boylan to the community. Hundreds of highly skilled and experienced physicians comprise CarePoint Health Medical Group, a comprehensive network of...

2014-07-25 23:01:31

In light of this growing demand, North York dental has set out to provide services to children in need, especially those under four years of age who have not yet had their first dental visit. North York, ON (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 A new study conducted by the Hospital for Sick Children and St. Michael’s Hospital revealed that 39 percent of all children in the survey under the age of four had yet to see a dentist. The survey looked at 2,505 children during the years of 2011 and 2013. The...


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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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