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2014-08-28 23:15:27

Send Me On Vacation is looking for contributions to help send survivors on its latest event, the Napa Valley Wine Train. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Send Me On Vacation is an organization dedicated to helping women who have been affected by breast cancer. This charity believes that part of the healing process of cancer involves being able to heal one’s mind, body, and soul. In order to do this, the organization takes women who have undergone breast cancer treatment...

2014-08-28 23:15:23

Having healthy teeth is a key to living longer. According to a report provided by Lewis Clinic Dentistry, Oral health will improve a person’s longevity. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 In order to achieve good oral health, the professionals at Lewis Clinic Dentistry want people to go to the dentist more often. As leaders in dental care since 2008, they have plenty to say about the subject. The Facts of Good Teeth Lewis Clinic Dentistry says that researchers have found that 37% of...

2014-08-28 23:15:17

Smith & Jones Releases Free Report on the Importance of Policies in Hospital Social Marketing Troy, NY (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Healthcare marketing agency Smith & Jones released a new issue of Protocol, titled “Social Checkup: Take the Vitals of your Hospital’s Social Media Policy.” Accessible at smithandjones.com, this marketing report for c-level hospital executives and practice administrators discusses the implications of social media policies. Many healthcare...

2014-08-28 23:15:06

Miracle Method Surface Refinishing exhibited at the American Society of Healthcare Engineering Conference (ASHE) August 3-5 in Chicago, IL. The company demonstrated its latest surface refinishing processes as well as its infection control technology for tile showers, leaking shower pans, cultured marble vanities, and laminate countertops. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 For the third consecutive year, Miracle Method Surface Refinishing exhibited at the American Society of...

2014-08-28 23:15:02

Learn how to navigate an advisory panel from an insider’s perspective. FDAnews has teamed Chris Sloan, Principal Consultant at Quintiles Consulting and former FDA device advisory panelist, and Michael Morton, Medtronic’s chief for global regulatory affairs, in a 90-minute presentation on the FDA advisory panel process. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 FDA Device Advisory Panel Review Process: How to Ensure Successful Outcomes **FDAnews Webinar** Sept. 24, 2014 — 1:30 p.m....

2014-08-28 23:14:14

The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four introduces Rod, a fun-loving drama coach from Tallahassee, Fla. who longs to audition for roles on Broadway, but his 448-pound frame has made achieving that dream impossible. This episode documents his year-long physical and emotional journey. Aurora, Colo. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four introduces a fun-loving man from Tallahassee, Fla. He’s a drama coach who longs to audition...

2014-08-28 23:13:53

A pioneering solution, this website is not just another doctor search tool but embraces traditional person-to-person interaction putting an end to long confusing searches for spine care. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 An unprecedented service that finds local medical providers for patients with back and neck issues, Cloud 9 Spine offers their resources online and in person. Pain and other symptoms from spine problems can quickly become a brick wall of discouragement as...

2014-08-28 23:12:41

Bleeding gums are not to be ignored as simply the cause of rough brushing or flossing, according to the prosthodontists at the Anacapa Dental Art Institute. Dr. Saj Jivraj recently wrote a blog post about helping children avoid gum disease, and in it he offered four tips. Oxnard, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Bleeding gums are not to be ignored as simply the cause of rough brushing or flossing, according to the prosthodontists at the Anacapa Dental Art Institute. While bleeding gums can be...

2014-08-28 23:11:55

Diet Doc now has the ability to help those in even the most remote regions of the country to finally lose embarrassing excess fat for increased self-esteem and better emotional health. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 It is not uncommon for people to sink into despair and depression after years of unsuccessful dieting attempts. Many face ridicule and judgment and find it easier to just stay at home wrapped in their thoughts and feelings, wondering why they keep gaining weight and...

2014-08-28 23:11:23

Over 22 million students will attend college or university in the U.S. this fall. Dr. Stewart Shofner shares five important vision tips to keep student’s eyes healthy and seeing their very best. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Dr. Stewart Shofner of Shofner Vision Center met with many young patients throughout the summer that recently headed off to college. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, over 22 million students will attend college or university in 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
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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