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Concerned about staffing and quality of care, on April 24, over 160 caregivers at Baptist Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will have an election conducted by the National Labor Relations Board
Career Step is pleased to announce that Executive Vice President Mike Hodgson will be speaking in the ICD10monitor webinar Thursday, April 2 at 1 p.m.
The new relationship aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB)
Illumin8 is designed to reduce administrative spend, improve revenue objectives, and deliver innovation at the point of care for Commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid Plans and programs.
Hamlin Dental Group is now accepting new patients, and they are offering a new patient special to welcome new patients into their dental family. Van Nuys, CA
Nutritionist and yoga teacher shares the solution to illness and unhappiness in our society Brisbane, Aus.
Metabolic Nutrition today unveiled its new company website, which has already seen an impressive 144 percent increase in traffic since relaunch.
Not just doctors are buying into a national chiropractic franchise as business people try to help those frustrated in the Healthcare world. CLEVELAND, Ohio (PRWEB)
Lyndsi Alderete will use her Platform to Share Daughter’s Story with a Debilitating Lung Disease, Give Hope to Others and Support the Pulmonary Hypertension Association Silver
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...
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 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, 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 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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