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2014-07-23 23:15:04

St. Anthony Hospital’s newly launched telepsychiatry program provides eight rural Oklahoma hospitals with needed access to a child and adolescent psychiatrist, and aims to improve psychiatric services across the state. St. Anthony’s telepsychiatry program is an expansion of their existing telemedicine program, the largest in the state, which has been used for radiology, cardiology, endocrinology, and dermatology for the past 4 years. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 St. Anthony...

2014-07-23 23:14:08

Most people know of common ways they can damage their teeth: eating sugary snacks, not brushing and flossing, not seeing the dentist regularly, smoking and using your teeth as tools. But New Albany dental authority Dr. Ronald Receveur wants to add another common things people do that is harming their teeth: suffering from dry mouth. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Most people know of common ways they can damage their teeth: eating sugary snacks, not brushing and flossing, not seeing...

2014-07-23 23:13:20

Max Muscle Sports Nutrition's MaxFormation weight loss challenge incorporates customized meal planning and nutritional supplements, bringing success to its 700 participants last year alone. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Obesity is on the rise and officially has earned a spot as one of the leading health risks in our country. Joining risks such as "smoking, alcohol consumption, and high blood pressure" (Wallstreet Journal, 2014), obesity has attacked our nation’s health by...

2014-07-23 23:13:13

EnCircle Technologies (encircletech.org) has launched an Indiegogo (http://www.igg.me/at/encircle) campaign to raise $10,000 for the technology training and scholarship needs of Missouri autistic adults. Columbia, MO (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Scanning the headlines is grim for adults with autism. "Tough future for young adults on the autism spectrum.” “One in three autistic young adults lack jobs, education.” “Young adults on the autism spectrum face tough prospects.” The bleak...

2014-07-23 23:13:10

Avoiding, adjudicating, and litigating legal cases in the challenging climate of medical malpractice. Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The medical and legal fields are closely intertwined. Medical malpractice costs thousands of lives and causes thousands of nonfatal injuries every year, and after-the-fact legal remedies are the only way for medical malpractice victims to obtain compensation from negligent caregivers. But the modern healthcare arena is rapidly evolving, and with it,...

2014-07-23 23:13:08

Great Plains Quality Innovation Network Awarded Contract Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The Kansas Foundation for Medical Care, CIMRO of Nebraska, North Dakota Health Care Review, Inc., and the South Dakota Foundation for Medical Care recently aligned to form a new not-for-profit organization - the Great Plains Quality Innovation Network (QIN). Today, the newly-formed Great Plains QIN is pleased to announce our award of the CMS contract to serve as the Quality Innovation...

2014-07-23 23:13:00

The DrugNews Center is the web’s largest source for prescription drug warnings, research and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugNews.net today. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The birth control resource center at DrugNews.net is alerting women who have taken the oral contraceptives Yaz or Yasmin of new information on the site. A federal panel recently released updated records showing more than 8,500 cases still pending alleging side effects from the drugs*. DrugNews is a free online...

2014-07-23 23:12:49

Fast-growing telehealth company MeMD recently announced Dr. Nicholas Lorenzo as its new Chief Medical Officer, bringing over 25 years of healthcare experience to the telemedicine service provider. Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Online medical service provider MeMD has appointed Dr. Nicholas Lorenzo as its new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Lorenzo joins the MeMD executive team with over 25 years of healthcare experience. “I am thrilled to be a part of this remote treatment model,...

2014-07-23 23:12:47

The CP Help Center is the web’s largest source for research, treatment and legal news on cerebral palsy. Visit http://www.CerebralPalsyHelp.org today. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The birth injury patient advocates at CerebralPalsyHelp.org are alerting parents of new research information on the site concerning the causes of cerebral palsy. A recent Norwegian study found a strong relation between cerebral palsy and past family history of the condition*. The CP Help Center is a...

2014-07-23 23:12:23

A recent article released by Mukilteo Family Dentistry expounds on the 5 vital reasons everyone should get their teeth cleaned regularly. Mukilteo, WA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 What’s the worst thing that could happen if individuals and families do not have their teeth professionally cleaned on a regular basis? Mukilteo Family Dentistry answers this pressing question in their recent article directed to individuals and families that are questioning the need for regular professional teeth...


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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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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