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2014-02-24 12:24:40

Focus on footwear, say orthopaedic foot and ankle specialists ROSEMONT, Ill., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's not hard to be impressed with the skills of the Winter Olympic athletes. If you've been inspired to get out and try some winter sports yourself, keep in mind that sometimes the only thing standing between you and a foot or ankle injury is proper footwear. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130814/DC64237LOGO) Start with the right fit in the footwear...

2014-02-20 16:26:29

CORALVILLE, Iowa, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinnaclife, Inc., founded by the world-renown wound and skin care biochemist, Darlene McCord, Ph.D., FAPWCA, is sending Takkin Lo, MD, MPH, CWSP, ABPM/UHM to speak at The Philippine Wound Care Society Annual Convention. The convention will be held at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, Mandaluyong City, Philippines from February 26-28, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120510/CG05130LOGO) Dr. Takkin Lo is an Associate...

Due To Lack Of Symptoms, 85 Percent Of Heart Attacks After Surgery Go Undetected
2014-02-18 13:56:16

American Society of Anesthesiologists Without administering a simple blood test in the first few days after surgery, 85 percent of the heart attacks or injuries patients suffer could be missed, according to a study in the March issue of Anesthesiology. Globally, more than 8 million adults have heart attacks or injuries after surgery every year, and 10 percent of those patients die within 30 days. The study suggests a new diagnosis, Myocardial Injury after Noncardiac Surgery (MINS),...

2014-02-17 23:21:09

Integrative Spine and Sports is now accepting same day physical therapy appointments. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Integrative Spine and Sports, a practice devoted to sports and musculoskeletal physical therapy, announces that it is accepting same day physical therapy appointments. Specializing in sports physical therapy services like pain management, chiropractic care, joint fluid replacement, bio-puncture, non-surgical spinal decompression and pharmacological treatments, the...

2014-02-04 23:20:43

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Traditional Wound Management Products markets. Global market for Traditional Wound Management Products is projected to reach US$8.3 billion by 2020, driven by steady demand from developing countries, growing preference for self-care, and rising incidence of lifestyle diseases such as diabetes. San Jose, California (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn - Adhesive bandages, topical ointments and gauzes constitute the...

2014-02-03 23:03:39

In order to help promote fire, burn, and scald prevention this year, Rasansky Law Firm reminds us to help raise awareness by educating friends and family on simple preventative measures. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 February 2nd marks the beginning of the National Burn Awareness Week with numerous activities being planned for this important occasion. Every year, more than 2.4 million Americans become victims of burn injuries. From that number, 75,000 are hospitalized and...

2014-02-03 12:24:34

Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center explore the potential to "protect the brain from the inside out" CINCINNATI, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study analyzing concussion data for NFL players during the 16-game regular season schedules for 2012 and 2013 may provide insight that could lead to safer play, including a pathway for concussion-prevention strategies. Highlights of the study include: (Logo:...

2014-02-02 23:02:29

Scald Injury Prevention Campaign Burn Awareness Week, observed the first full week in February, is designed to provide an opportunity for burn, fire and life safety educators to unite in sharing a common burn awareness and prevention message in our communities. Burn Awareness Week, celebrated early in the year, is an excellent opportunity to “kick off” a year full of burn awareness education. West Hills, CA (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 Scalds - A Burning Issue Scald injuries are painful...

2014-01-31 23:02:42

New Continuing Medical Education and Information Portal Streamlines Access for Wound Care Professionals Malvern, PA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 HMP Communications Holdings, LLC, a leader in healthcare communications and education, is proud to announce the launch of SAWC Network, a new online portal for wound care professionals to access relevant news, articles, industry meeting information, live and online CME/CE opportunities, and more. For nearly 30 years, the Symposium on Advanced Wound...

2014-01-27 13:34:45

About 20 children per day in the United States are injured by firearms seriously enough to require hospitalization, and more than 6% of these children die from their injuries, according to a study by Yale School of Medicine researchers and their colleagues published in the Jan. 27 online issue of Pediatrics. John Leventhal, M.D., and his team studied children and adolescents younger than age 20 at the time of admission to the hospital in 2009. In that year, in the United States, 7,391...