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2014-10-30 16:28:28

Latest digital issue for tablets highlights exclusive survey results NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US today announced that Physicians Practice, the award-winning practice management resource for physicians and medical office staff, released the latest issue of its free tablet application, available from the App Store. This issue, Exploring New Options, features detailed survey results, highlights the best U.S. states to practice medicine, and offers tips on...

2014-10-30 12:29:35

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 3D printing has the potential to transform the medical device industry, and now BIOMEDevice San Jose is putting that potential into the hands of those that attend this year's event. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155399 Attendees of this year's BIOMEDevice San Jose event, December 3-4 at the San Jose Convention Center, may enter to win a 3D printer to be given away daily. Winners will take home either the Up! Mini 3D...

2014-10-23 12:26:35

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Diagnostic Imaging, a leading online community for medical imaging professionals, presents a special tool for tracking requirements for general radiologic technologists around the U.S. The interactive tool allows readers to identify: -- States that have no requirements for radiologic technologists. -- Certification and licensure requirements per state for radiologic technologists. --...

2014-10-20 12:27:23

UBM Tech names James Connolly as Editor-in-Chief and David Wagner as Community Editor of the popular analytics and big data website and community All Analytics. NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech today named accomplished journalists James Connolly and David Wagner to lead the editorial team for the three-year-old website and online community All Analytics. Connolly, who was named editor-in-chief, previously had been executive editor on A2 and editor of other UBM Tech...

2014-10-17 12:25:25

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Neurology Times, a leading online community and information resource for neurologists and other healthcare providers, features special coverage on Parkinson disease and Alzheimer disease, with discussions of the latest developments in approaches to diagnosis. Up to 1 million Americans have Parkinson disease, more than the total of those who have multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, or Lou Gehrig disease. Diagnosis...

2014-10-15 08:21:56

Join Karen Field, Editorial Director of EE Times, on Friday, Oct. 17, as she discusses with Flight Director Andrea Accomazzo the technical challenges ahead for the Spacecraft Rosetta. NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Spacecraft Rosetta's flight team prepares for deployment of its lander on the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko next month, they also face the most critical technical challenges of the 10-year mission. Andrea Accomazzo, Rosetta Flight Director and Head of...

2014-10-14 12:27:22

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Consultant Live a leading online community for primary care clinicians, has unveiled a new online sleep disorders educational program to help doctors and nurses help their patients get a good night's rest. Americans are sleep deprived. People with disturbed sleep tend to have chronic diseases like hypertension, diabetes, depression, obesity, and cancer, and lack of sleep further reduces their health and quality of...

2014-10-13 08:25:45

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Psychiatric Times, a leading online community for mental health professionals, featured new tools and resources in October, an important month in mental health. In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week (October 5 through 10) and National Depression Screening Day (October 9), health care professionals--whether in specialty practices, primary-care settings, or emergency services--will find psychiatric clinical...

2014-10-09 16:27:42

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that OBGYN.net, a leading online community for women's health professionals, continues to keep physicians informed about new technology, in its various phases, that may impact women's health care. Significant advances have been made in various sectors of health care for women, and OBGYN.net is ensuring that its audience of gynecologists, obstetricians, and other women's health care providers are aware of the various new...

2014-10-08 12:28:34

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Diagnostic Imaging, a leading online community for medical imaging professionals, presents its inaugural "Top People to Watch in Radiology" contest. The contest profiles a radiologist, technologist, researcher, and group proven to be superstars in medical imaging. Nominees will be accepted through October 24, 2014. Nominations will then be announced and readers will vote on who should receive the honors in...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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