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Just 10 Minutes Of Running Each Day Can Reduce Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease Death

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Running can significantly reduce a person’s risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, but you don’t have to be preparing for a marathon to see the benefits, according to a new study...

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2014-07-29 23:09:40

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) has been named a 2014 ASAE Power of A Silver Award winner for 'Keeping the Nation Flu-Focused,' a public awareness campaign to encourage everyone age six months and older to be vaccinated against influenza annually. Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) has been named a 2014 ASAE Power of A Silver Award winner for "Keeping the Nation Flu-Focused," a public...

2014-07-29 23:09:02

CarePlus announces 2014-2015 schedule of workshops for mental health workers. Paramus, New Jersey (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Care Plus NJ, Inc. (CarePlus) is excited to announce their upcoming schedule of workshops to be offered through 2014-2015. Included among the workshops are DSM-V Training, Psychopharmacology Overview for Depression and Anxiety in Children and Adolescents, Youth Mental Health First Aid, Mental Health First Aid, School Avoidance, Whole Body Wellness, Trauma Informed Care...

2014-07-29 23:08:58

Gynecologic surgeons at La Peer Health Systems respond to the recent news that a watermelon-sized fibroid was surgically removed from a woman in India. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 According to an article in the Daily Mail, the world’s largest uterine fibroid was recently removed from a 52 year old woman in India. The surgery took over 3 hours. The woman, identified only as Latha, reportedly had no idea that she had such a large tumor growing inside her. She had been...

2014-07-29 23:08:54

Market Size – $6,812.0 mn in 2013; Market Growth – CAGR of 5.0%; and Market Trends – Growing demand for hearing aids—new report by Grand View Research. View full report: http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/audiology-devices-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The global market for audiology devices is expected to reach USD 9,542.3 million by 2020, growing at an estimated CAGR of 5.0% from 2014 to 2020, according to a new study by Grand View...

2014-07-29 23:08:41

Case Management Associations Work With Members of US Senate to Recognize Practice of Case Management on National Level Little Rock, AR (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 On Friday, the United States Senate introduced S.Res.518, a resolution declaring the week of October 12-18, 2014, as "National Case Management Week" to recognize the value of case management in improving healthcare outcomes for patients. The resolution was introduced by Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) and Senator John Boozman...

2014-07-29 23:08:37

ESSIO Shower partners with Burke Williams, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and Omni Hotel Group, among other key additions. ESSIO turns the everyday shower into a spa by diffusing 100% organic essential oils into the shower water at the perfect rate. Santa Monica, Calif. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 ESSIO today announced the expansion of its Spa Partnership Program, by adding several leading spa accounts from across the country including Burke Williams Day Spas in California, The Mandarin Oriental...

2014-07-29 23:08:30

Noted Physician, Author, Researcher To Share Insights About Health IT and Patient Safety Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation’s Lucian Leape Institute has announced the agenda for its 7th Annual Forum & Gala, to be held on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. The afternoon forum will feature an interactive program with Institute members discussing their recent work. During the evening gala, Robert M. Wachter, MD,...

2014-07-29 23:08:24

Healthcare Staffing Company Medical Solutions Announces and Congratulates its Three 2014 Nurses of Tomorrow Scholarship Winners Omaha, NE (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Healthcare staffing agency Medical Solutions is happy to announce its 2014 Nurses of Tomorrow Scholarship Competition winners:     Alonso B., Sophomore, Carrington College in Reno, NV     Racheal D., Freshman, Cerritos College in Norwalk, CA     Amanda W., Junior,...

2014-07-29 23:08:23

Lecture Touches on Impact of Functional Foot Orthotics on Low Back Pain, Kinetic Chain Changes Roanoke, Virginia (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Foot Levelers Chairman and CEO Kent S. Greenawalt is a featured lecturer at the Florida Chiropractic Association (FCA) National Convention and Expo, speaking on Ground Force Reactions and Their Effects on the Kinetic Chain Changes on Thursday, August 20th at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, Florida. Greenawalt’s talk is focusing on the positive impact...

2014-07-29 23:08:06

Occupational Medicine specialists are ready to assist the community of Colton La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Occupational medicine is now available at the Healthpointe clinic in Colton. Designed for employees and employers, Healthpointe’s occupational medicine program helps create a safer workplace environment, provides expert medical care, and specializes in worker’s compensation cases, among other services. One of the benefits of Healthpointe’s occupational medicine service...


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Pharmacophobia
2013-12-24 12:55:45

Pharmacophobia or medication phobia, comes from Greek pharmakon, meaning “drug, medicine” and phobos, meaning “fear”, is the fear of the use of pharmacological treatments. In severe, excessive, and irrational cases, it might be a type of specific phobia. While lack of awareness by patient of adverse drug reactions can have a serious consequence, having a phobia of medications can also have serious detrimental effects on the patient’s health. Medication phobia can also lead to...

Pork Tapeworm, Taenia solium
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The pork tapeworm (Taenia solium), also known simply as a tapeworm, is a species of parasitic worm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. This species infects pigs and humans in many areas of the world including Africa, Southern Europe, Asia, South America, and some areas of North America. This species can cause cysticercosis in its larval stage, which is one of the major causes of seizures in humans. The pork tapeworm can reach an average body length between 2 to 3 meters, but...

Rodent Tapeworm. Hymenolepis microstoma
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The rodent tapeworm (Hymenolepis microstoma) is a parasitic worm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. This species affects rodents across the world, causing hymenolepiasis, but it does not often affect humans. Most of the available information regarding tapeworms is derived from the studies conducted on this worm and the other members of its genus, Hymenolepis. These worms have been present in laboratories since the 1950's and can either be raised and kept in a culture or be...

Paragonimus westermani
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Paragonimus westermani is a species of fluke, or flatworm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. This species is abundant in South America and Asia and affects the lungs of humans and other hosts. It was first discovered in 1878 in Europe after two Bengal tigers died. In 1879, Ringer found this species in the lungs of a human. Manson and Erwin von Baelz identified the sputum and eggs separately in 1880, after which Manson asserted that a snail was most likely the worm's...

Echocardiogram
2013-07-29 11:11:00

An echocardiogram is a test that, much like an ultrasound, uses sound waves to create a moving image of the heart. The most common type of echocardiogram is performed transthoracic, meaning the image is taken through a probe against the chest. A TTE does not involve radiation and is a very safe procedure. A cardiac sonographer will put a gel on the patient's chest and move the transducer around different areas, including directly anterior to the breastbone, inferior and lateral to the right...

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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