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2014-08-29 12:22:25

The Miami medical waste disposal company now offers their services all over the Sunshine State with flat monthly fees, no complicated contracts, and a free 5 minute assessment quote. MIAMI, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Miami-based Medical Waste Management, a licensed and insured Florida medical waste removal company, announced today that the company has expanded its services to encompass all of the Sunshine State. Medical Waste Management specializes in Medical Waste...

2014-08-28 23:09:49

Custom tools guide payers to select laboratories that best meet their testing needs. Lansdale, pA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Genetic testing for multiple diseases and conditions is now available throughout the world, with large reference laboratories as well as smaller providers supplying such services. Since laboratories differ with regard to the genetic variants analyzed, the methods used, turnaround times, and costs, payers may struggle to find the most appropriate laboratory providers...

2014-08-27 23:03:52

NPSF Board Members and Lucian Leape Institute Members Also Named to Modern Healthcare List Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS, president of the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) and the NPSF Lucian Leape Institute, is among the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare announced in the August 25 issue of Modern Healthcare magazine. Also on the list are NPSF board members Jonathan Perlin, MD, PhD; and Andrew Sussman, MD, MBA; NPSF Lucian Leape...

2014-08-27 12:31:07

VICTORIA, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) has released a new report outlining 16 recommendations for police education and training to better prepare Canadian police personnel for interactions with people with mental illness. The report, entitled TEMPO: Police Interactions - A report towards improving interactions between police and people living with mental health problems, was launched at the 109(th) annual conference of the Canadian Association of Chiefs...

2014-08-19 23:14:40

Voyance’s National APEX Quality Award recognizes outstanding healthcare organizations that have demonstrated the highest level of excellence in patient satisfaction and overall care. The 2013/2014 winners include ambulatory surgery centers, catheterization laboratories, diagnostic imaging centers, endoscopy centers, hospitals, physician practices, and therapy and rehabilitation centers. Branford, CT (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Voyance is very excited to announce the healthcare industry’s...

2014-08-19 23:12:20

One in Four Children will Face a Mental Health Issue During Childhood. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Orchard Place, mental health experts for Iowa’s children, is well known for our highly-respected, intensive psychiatric residential treatment center. Recently, Orchard Place Campus Admissions director Lori Dawson-weeks, shared how the program has become so successful and tips for parents who are struggling with a child with severe mental health issues. Psychiatric Medical...

2014-08-12 16:26:40

His Life Should Continue to Inspire Us ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Paul Gionfriddo, president and CEO of Mental Health America: Robin Williams' tragic and untimely death after a decades-long battle against bipolar disorder reminds us that mental illnesses are all too often serious and life-threatening chronic diseases. Mental illnesses--especially serious ones--rob us of our health and well-being. They present daily challenges that can...

2014-08-12 12:26:14

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The MarijuanaConnect.com staff is incredibly proud to announce its site launch this week. Marijuana Connect will soon become a dedicated resource for all things relating to cannabis and medical marijuana news. No single element of cannabis service, cannabusiness or social networking has been overlooked. Everyone on Marijuana Connect will enjoy the extensive and thorough coverage of cannabis news, medical and legalized marijuana...

2014-08-11 23:02:13

The developers of a new patient verification system, Cannascan ®, has addressed the Massachusetts Department of Health’s concerns to verify – in real time – whether an individual is a valid medical marijuana patient. Springfield, MA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 The developers of a new patient verification system, Cannascan ®, has addressed the Massachusetts Department of Health’s concerns to verify – in real time – whether an individual is a valid medical marijuana...

2014-08-07 23:01:51

Special Poster Session at the American Psychological Association Annual Meeting This Week Presents New Analysis Supporting Measure for Mental Well-Being Rockville, MD (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 A new tool that allows healthcare providers to quickly screen for multiple mood and anxiety disorders—including depression, anxiety, PTSD and bipolar—is paving the way for increased behavioral health integration between psychologists and primary care providers. M3 Clinician is a...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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