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2014-01-20 23:01:20

CarePoint Health kicked off the lecture series on January 16, 2014 with a Wound Care presentation from Dr. Emran Sheikh, a nerve reconstruction surgeon and Medical Director for the wound care center at HUMC. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 CarePoint Health - Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital and Hoboken University Medical Center - launched its 2014 Lunch and Learn education series. These Lunch and Learn events provide information on interesting health topics. CarePoint Health...

2014-01-18 23:04:19

PlasmaGenix medical team says Non-Invasive PRP is an effective treatment for many sports-related injuries. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 The Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade has suffered from recurring knee pain, and sought relief through platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy near the end of last season. Knee injuries like Wade’s are among the most common in basketball players and other athletes. PlasmaGenix Affiliated Medical Centers treat sports-related knee injuries, as well as...

2014-01-17 16:23:16

Featuring NFL and NCAA Football Sports Medicine Experts GULF BREEZE, Fla., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Renowned orthopaedic and sports medicine experts from across the country will speak at the ninth annual Andrews Institute Injuries in Football Conference, March 6-8 at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in beautiful Destin, Fla. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140117/DC48695) Speakers include representatives from the National Football League (NFL) and National...

2014-01-16 23:22:15

Encompass HealthCare, Southeast Michigan's most advanced outpatient wound care center, begins its fourth year healing pressure sores, diabetic foot ulcers and other serious wounds using the latest treatments and technologies. West Bloomfield, MI (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Encompass HealthCare, an advanced outpatient wound care center in West Bloomfield, Michigan, is celebrating its third anniversary of healing non-healing wounds. The Center has been offering wound care patients a safer...

2014-01-16 08:27:58

New ConvaTec Academy(TM) portal includes accredited CE courses to help advance best practices, support better patient outcomes and reduce costs SKILLMAN, N.J., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a leading global medical products and technologies company, announced today the launch of a new series of continuing education offerings for health care practitioners focused on wound and skin care. Available through the ConvaTec Academy(TM) online portal, the offerings include...

2014-01-13 23:25:36

PlasmaGenix Team weighs in on non-invasive regenerative medicine therapy. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Like any fighter, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson understands injuries. He himself worked through knee surgery and pain until he found Platelet-Rich Plasma therapy (PRP) in recent years. However, the former UFC champ is disappointed by the recent cancellation of the Bellator 106 pay-per-view event versus Tito Ortiz due to his opponent’s neck fracture. As reported by...

2014-01-09 11:40:16

For some runners, a marathon is not enough. Participation in so-called ultramarathons — defined as any distance beyond the standard 26.2-mile marathon — has grown exponentially in recent years. The number of runners who finished ultra-length races in North America increased from 15,500 in 1998 to 63,530 in 2012, according to UltraRunning Magazine. Despite its popularity, however, little is known about the health effects of this intense form of exercise. To learn more about the...

2014-01-07 23:29:23

Combined companies create one of the largest networks of comprehensive wound centers in the country. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 RestorixHealth, a leader in developing and managing comprehensive wound care centers, has finalized a merger agreement with Candescent Healing. The combined companies, operating under the RestorixHealth name, will create one of the largest networks of wound care service providers in the country. Chronic wounds are a significant health problem...

2014-01-03 15:23:46

Canadian surgeons collaborate with South African hospital to successfully develop an iPad app for capturing trauma patient data in a low medical resource environment according to new Journal of American College of Surgeons study Electronic health records (EHRs) have become standard practice throughout hospitals in North America, but in countries with fewer resources many front-line clinicians are still collecting data on paper, if they are collecting it at all. But now, surgeons from...

2013-12-24 23:01:12

Athletico opens its newest physical therapy clinic in Palos Heights to offer residents relief from pain, injuries, accidents, and everyday aches. Athletico Palos Heights is located at 7130 W. 127th Street, Suite A. Palos Heights, IL (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 Athletico opens its newest physical therapy clinic in Palos Heights to offer residents relief from pain, injuries, accidents, and everyday aches. Athletico Palos Heights is located at 7130 W. 127th Street, Suite A. This clinic has...


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  • A spider.
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'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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