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2014-08-29 23:01:02

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published the anxiously awaited final rule (file code CMS–0052–P) today allowing healthcare providers to attest for Meaningful Use for 2014 using the 2011 Edition Certified EHR Technology (CEHRT) or a combination of the 2011 and 2014 Edition CEHRT. Eligible Professionals (EPs) who have not been able to fully implement 2014 Edition CEHRT for a full EHR reporting period in 2014 can continue to use 2011 Edition CEHRT, or a combination of...

2014-08-29 23:00:35

The North America Nutraceuticals Fibers & Speciality Carbohydrates Market report defines and segments the Nutraceuticals Fibers & Speciality Carbohydrates market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-fibers-speciality-carbohydrates-nutraceuticals-4344720458.html (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 The North America Nutraceuticals Fibers & Speciality Carbohydrates Market report defines and segments the Nutraceuticals...

2014-08-29 23:00:27

DailyGossip.org publishes a complex review for people who are willing to lose weight. The magazine reveals that the Flat Belly Forever program is an effective method to eliminate body fat easily. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 According to the latest review published by DailyGossip.org, this new program is a popular way to lose weight quickly, safely and naturally. The new method promises great efficiency in weight loss, but it claims to be amazingly fast, too. Daily Gossip...

2014-08-29 20:22:20

A new study finds that increased brain function can be added to the list of health benefits derived from the sort of bariatric surgeries performed at Dr. Feiz and Associates LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At bariatric facilities like Dr. Feiz and Associates, the life-changing benefits of bariatric surgery, including reduced risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease and endocrine disorders are well established. After all, Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. has successfully...

2014-08-29 16:23:03

mda.org | facebook/MDAnational | @MDAnews | #MDAtelethon CHICAGO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Champion boxers Laila Ali and Victor Ortiz are fighting back against muscle disease by appearing on the annual MDA Show of Strength Telethon this Labor Day weekend airing Sunday, Aug. 31, 9/8c on ABC television stations across the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140829/141630 Ali, former super middleweight world champion and current host of "All In, with Laila...

2014-08-29 12:24:48

Game Day for LOVE kicks-off this weekend, giving sports fans and communities a way to give back when gathering to watch their favorite team take the field TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As communities gear up for an exciting football season, Shriners Hospitals for Children® teams up with New York Giants' offensive tackle, Justin Pugh to be their national spokesman for their Game Day for LOVE(TM) campaign. Together they invite supporters and football fans to host Game Day...

2014-08-29 12:24:44

Media Briefing - Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 9:30 a.m. at the National Press Club WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diseases largely eradicated in the United States a generation ago are returning. Measles was declared eliminated in 2000, yet the CDC reports 593 confirmed cases in 2014 as of August 15--the highest incidence in 20 years. In July, California's public health department declared whooping cough a problem of "epidemic proportions."...

2014-08-29 12:24:05

Fitness Expert Says Athletes of All Ages Are Overtraining DALLAS, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas fitness expert Bobby Whisnand urges coaches, trainers and parents to be cautious and not over train young athletes preparing for the upcoming football season. Bobby Whisnand, fitness expert for the Dallas division of the American Heart Association, Cooper Clinic Certified Personal Trainer, and ISSA Certified Specialist in Fitness Therapy and Sports Nutrition is the founder and...

2014-08-29 12:24:03

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As consumers adjust to a health care landscape transformed by medical innovation and advancements in digital health, Kaiser Permanente has chosen to focus its longest-running campaign on the accessibility of care online and in the doctor's office in the latest round of Thrive advertisements. In addition to three new television advertisements, the 2014 campaign features radio, print, online, and out-of-home ads that allow Kaiser...

2014-08-29 08:24:51

TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For those who are searching for the type of massage that will best address their current physical condition, Massage Envy Spa experts in Cleveland have created this custom guide to help its guests and members select the most suitable massage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139448 Perfect for beginners: Swedish Massage -- Light to medium pressure -- Loosens tight muscles and promotes circulation -- Relieves chronic...


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
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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