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2014-07-23 23:20:59

Ascend’s new rebranding will better represent its services as well as maintain continuity of care. The Ascend family now includes Ascend Hospice, Ascend Home Health and Ascend Concierge Home Care. Cranford, NJ (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Care Alternatives, Total Care, BergenCare Home Health, BergenCare Personal Touch and Total Care of Massachusetts are pleased to announce the completion of a rebranding effort that will better communicate their services as well as maintain continuity in the...

2014-07-23 23:20:22

New Resource Assists Occupational Health and Safety Professionals Manage Impact of Chemicals on Employees and Public Ipswich, Mass. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Expert Publishing (ExPub), a division of EBSCO Information Services, announces the launch of PoisonEXPERT™, a resource designed to assist occupational health and safety professionals employed by organizations that use or manufacture large quantities of chemicals and need to manage the impact of chemicals on their employees and the...

2014-07-23 23:20:10

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Molecular Diagnostics Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/molecular-diagnostics-industry.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of a new market report based on Molecular Diagnostics Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size,...

2014-07-23 23:20:08

Program Aims to Raise $1 Million by Encouraging Drivers to Give Back to the Muscular Dystrophy Association Chicago (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and Jiffy Lube today announced the kickoff of the third annual MUSCLE UP campaign that will raise funds to help save and improve the lives of more than one million Americans fighting muscle disease. As part of the campaign, Jiffy Lube invites drivers to visit participating Jiffy Lube service centers through...

2014-07-23 23:20:00

Two individuals from Meditec, a trademark of 360training.com, have been nominated for three 2014 Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI) Awards - the Excellence in Credentialing, Educator of the Year, and Rising Star awards. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Two individuals from Meditec, a trademark of 360training.com, have been nominated for the 2014 Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI) Awards. One nominee is Meditec’s medical transcription...

2014-07-23 23:19:28

Patient-centered care is an innovative approach that focuses on delivering better quality outcomes, a better patient experience and lowering the cost of care. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 New study findings released today confirm that Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s patient-centered program is working to improve the coordination of care and lower costs. The 2013 patient-centered study is the largest to date and includes more than 200,000 Horizon BCBSNJ members....

2014-07-23 23:18:23

For 2014, thirty percent of Most Wired Advanced Hospitals and over thirty-one percent of California’s Most Wired Hospitals benefit from software solutions from HealthLine Systems, Inc. San Diego, California (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Hospitals & Health Networks’ 16th annual Most Wired survey was conducted by Hospitals & Health Networks in partnership with the American Hospital Association, AT&T, CareTech Solutions, The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives,...

2014-07-23 23:16:51

In collaboration with Entertainment Industries Council’s (EIC) First Draft campaign, the July 24th Episode will spotlight Mental Health Treatment and Support Resources. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. (EIC) leads the way in providing resources, educational tools and recognition activities for thousands of entertainment and news productions that tell the stories of prevention, treatment and recovery. On July 24, 2014, at 9pm, the new ABC...

2014-07-23 23:16:18

Drugstore Lobby Bill Guts Discount Pharmacy Networks in Medicare Washington D.C. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Legislation backed by the drugstore lobby (H.R. 4577, “Ensuring Seniors Access to Local Pharmacies Act of 2014”) championing so-called “any willing pharmacy” mandates in Medicare Part D would undermine the availability of lower cost preferred pharmacy networks and increase Medicare spending by $21 billion over the next 10 years, according to new research from The Moran Company...

2014-07-23 23:16:16

CHE Trinity Health announced today that it is actively and aggressively recruiting experienced ICD-9 coding professionals to support its transition to ICD-10 and beyond. Livonia, Mich. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 CHE Trinity Health announced today that it is actively and aggressively recruiting experienced ICD-9 coding professionals to support its transition to ICD-10 and beyond. "As we prepare for the transition to ICD-10, we are seeking to recruit and train the best and the brightest...


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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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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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