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2014-09-19 23:09:33

The Company’s Available Office Space Will Increase Tenfold—Allowing its Private Duty Healthcare Team to Support More Patients Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Spirit Home Healthcare, a company that specializes in providing exceptional caretaking services to seniors, recently announced its decision to move to a larger office located at 12010 Ridgemont in Urbandale, IA. The Clive senior care company’s move to a bigger location means that its space has increased tenfold: it...

2014-09-19 23:09:29

Aligned Modern Health Opens its Fifth Chiropractic and Wellness Center Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Aligned Modern Health, a Chicago area chiropractic and wellness company, is proud to announce the opening of its fifth Chicago location. The new healthcare center is located at 118 South Clinton Street in Chicago’s Loop, just a block from both Ogilvie and Union Train Stations. Aligned Modern Health was started in 2011 with the belief that alternative healthcare is underserved...

2014-09-19 23:09:24

Health Food Emporium is thrilled to announce that Dr Don Colbert's Divine Health supplement products will now be available at Health Food Emporium, an online health food store specializing in whole food supplements. (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Don Colbert, M.D. has been board certified in Family Practice for over 25 years and practices Anti aging and Integrative medicine. He is a New York Times Bestselling author of books such as The Bible Cure Series, What Would Jesus Eat, Deadly...

2014-09-19 23:09:23

The Site Features the Best Asbestos Mesothelioma Lawyers who are Devoted to Helping People who have Been Exposed to Asbestos to Get Legal Advice at No Cost Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 InjuryLawyerFree.com, a website that is designed to help people get free asbestos mesothelioma legal advice, has just launched its new and easy-to-navigate site. As a spokesperson for the website noted, there is a definite need for a website like http://www.InjuryLawyerFree.com. Over 2,000...

2014-09-19 23:09:00

A Plus Home Health Care Settles Whistleblower Litigation and Denies Wrongdoing Lantana, Florida (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 A Plus Home Health Care settled the pending US District Court litigation (US District Court for Southern District of Florida - Case No. 12-CV-60629) to avoid the financial costs and distractions that would have come with further legal proceedings. In this settlement, A Plus, Tracy Nemerofsky and Dr. Stephen Nemerofsky make no admission of fault or liability, and the...

2014-09-19 23:07:53

Dr. Dalencourt of William A. Graber, MD, PC has co-authored a chapter entitled "Medical Preparation for Bariatric Surgery" in a new book titled "The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery: Volume 2: Integrated Health." SYRACUSE and HARTFORD, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 A new book on weight loss surgery, entitled "The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery: Volume 2: Integrated Health" published by Springer-Verlag, will feature a chapter by Dr. Gregory Dalencourt...

2014-09-19 23:07:39

In CHAMPS Patient Experience's blog post, Introducing The Beryl Institute’s Patient Advocacy Community, Carol Santalucia shares her thoughts on the topic. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 In CHAMPS Patient Experience's blog post, Introducing The Beryl Institute’s Patient Advocacy Community, Carol Santalucia shares her thoughts on the topic. In August, Santalucia presented as part of The Beryl Institute’s virtual conference on patient advocacy. She kicked off the...

2014-09-19 23:07:24

Firmex is pleased to announce that it is now compliant with HIPAA / HITECH regulations, as assessed by Sword & Shield Enterprise Security. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) sets the standard for protecting sensitive patient data in the U.S. Any company that deals with protected health information must ensure that all required physical, network, and process security measures are in place and followed....

2014-09-19 23:07:01

InventHelp, a leading invention submission firm, is submitting the Braille Microwave to applicable companies for their review. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 "My friend lost her eyesight, and ever since then, she has experienced difficulties in her everyday life, especially in the kitchen," said an inventor from Houston, Texas. "Her blindness made her unable even to operate a microwave oven, which is why I invented this appliance." She developed the BRAILLE...

2014-09-19 23:06:23

Internationally acclaimed prosthodontist and presenter Dr. Saj Jivraj is presenting at the Spectrum Day Vancouver conference tomorrow. Dr. Jivraj, founder of a Ventura contemporary dental implant center called the Anacapa Dental Art Institute, will speak about All-on-4™ dental implants in a presentation called “Clinical and Laboratory Aspects of Graft Less Solutions.” OXNARD, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Internationally acclaimed prosthodontist and presenter Dr. Saj Jivraj is...


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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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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