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2014-06-25 08:30:26

Merger to facilitate better online interaction and communications between consumers and physicians READING, Mass., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians Interactive (PI), a leading provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals, today announced the acquisition of MedHelp, the online health community and health application site. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140220/MM69228LOGO "The merger with MedHelp matches Physicians...

2014-06-24 16:24:41

SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bankers Healthcare Group, a leading provider of innovative financing solutions for healthcare professionals, has been named to the South Florida Business Journal's 2014 Fast 50 list of the region's fastest-growing companies. The South Florida Business Journal, along with sponsors CBIZ and Comcast Business, presented the awards at a cocktail reception on June 19. BHG came in at no. 24 on the annual list....

2014-06-11 23:13:28

Medical imaging software contributes dramatically to the quality of medical care by allowing healthcare professionals to capture, measure, annotate and electronically send images within seconds of accessing software algorithms. ETIAM is helping take the guesswork out of choosing an image solution in a field that is constantly changing and has a variety of options, by offering tips to healthcare professionals about what to look for when selecting new software. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) June...

2014-06-10 12:29:56

WASHINGTON and MODI'IN, Israel, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific cognitive tests, evidence-based recommendations, and easy-to-read graphical reports empower healthcare professionals with an innovative tool for home-based wellness NeuroTrax, a pioneer and leader in the emerging brain wellness industry, today announced the global availability of BrainCare(TM), a cognitive assessment and report solution to aid...

2014-05-30 23:10:36

Thanks to SUMO, a new low-cost manikin developed by ProTrainings, healthcare professionals can now be CPR certified completely from home with only a laptop and webcam. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 For the first time ever, it will be possible to get completely CPR certified from home, including the hands-on demonstration of skills. And no, you won't be asked to do CPR compressions on your computer keyboard. Up until now, manikins have been expensive, cumbersome, and hard to...

2014-05-22 23:04:01

Report Identifies Challenges and Includes Recommendations for Management of Future Meningococcal Disease Outbreaks Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 An expert panel assembled by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) examined recent meningococcal disease outbreaks on multiple college campuses in the United States and concluded that despite its rarity, the severe nature of meningococcal disease makes advance planning essential. These outbreaks were particularly...

2014-05-13 08:32:24

According to a report from Ambient Insight, the revenue of the U.S. corporate market for e-learning products and services is expected to reach $7.1 billion by 2015, out of which, the growth rate of the healthcare vertical will be a staggering 45.1%. DURHAM, N.C., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The high growth rate in e-learning market is an indication of the popularity of the growing demand of online learning in healthcare. Whether they're in a hospital setting or a clinic, healthcare...

2014-05-07 23:02:27

The MDS website, http://www.movementdisorders.org, has been redesigned to provide easier navigation and enhanced tools and multimedia for members and healthcare professionals specializing in the field of Movement Disorders. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, recently announced the launch of a newly redesigned website to further improve the offering of valuable educational resources and tools...

2014-05-07 12:31:03

- First non-profit website on common bowel health concern starts an important conversation for mature health and wellbeing - CHICAGO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ABLinfo.org, the first non-profit website to help people affected by accidental bowel leakage (ABL), launched this week during Digestive Disease Week in Chicago. The web site aims to help consumers and healthcare professionals get the facts and start an important conversation about a condition affecting tens of millions...

2014-05-07 11:09:15

Prioritized strategies to reduce prevalence of C. difficile in healthcare settings With rates of Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) now rivaling drug-resistant Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) as the most common bacteria to cause healthcare-associated infections, new expert guidance encourages healthcare institutions to implement and prioritize prevention efforts for this infectious diarrhea. The guidelines are published in the June issue of Infection Control and...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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