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2014-07-21 23:06:34

Lights, camera, action! Baldwin County students produce television commercials aimed at curbing underage drinking and prescription drug misuse. Baldwin County, AL (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Baldwin County middle and high school students help curb underage drinking and prescription drug misuse using their creative skills. Students from ten schools across the county competed in the Baldwin County Community Alliance (BCCA) contest to produce a 30 second commercial that will air on local...

2014-07-21 23:06:11

Dr. Elliot Hirsch is pleased to announce that he has opened a Los Angeles private plastic surgery practice with office locations in Encino and Burbank California. San Fernando Valley, CA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Dr. Elliot Hirsch is pleased to announce that he has opened a Los Angeles private plastic surgery practice with office locations in Encino and Burbank California. His practice specializes in Plastic Surgery in including cosmetic surgery, breast surgery, nose surgery, and...

2014-07-21 23:05:56

For a limited time, women who buy two bottles of DON’T PAUSE can get one at no charge. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The AntiAging Institute of California is now offering a special promotion on DON’T PAUSE for Menopause. DON’T PAUSE is a natural menopause supplement that has been designed to tackle numerous menopause symptoms by promoting proper function at the cellular level and by restoring healthy balance in the hormones. It uses only essential vitamins, powerful...

2014-07-21 23:05:55

STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center, the premier treatment center for children with sensory challenges launches two new programs for children who would benefit from therapeutic activities geared to improve social cognition and awareness. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center, the premier treatment center for children with sensory challenges launches two new programs for children who would benefit from therapeutic activities geared to...

2014-07-21 23:05:42

The American Board of Audiology congratulates four audiologists who recently earned specialty certification in Pediatric Audiology. Reston, VA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The American Board of Audiology® (ABA) is pleased to announce that a new group of audiologists has successfully passed the Pediatric Audiology Specialty Certification (PASC®) exam and is now part of the elite group of audiologists who hold the credential. The PASC recognizes audiologists who have acquired specialized...

2014-07-21 23:05:23

Moritz will be responsible for all sales, marketing, and communications and will be part of the executive team. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 URAC, a leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, education, and measurement programs named Christian Moritz as its vice president of sales and marketing. Moritz will be responsible for all sales, marketing, and communications and will be part of the executive team. He was selected after a successful nationwide search....

2014-07-21 23:05:02

Joseph F. Cvitkovic, Ph.D., of Jefferson Hospital, was selected by the American Psychological Association to testify on legislation that would give behavioral health facilities access to Medicare and Medicaid incentive payments. PITTSBURGH, Pa. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 An Allegheny Health Network psychologist is one of three behavioral health specialists invited by the American Psychological Association (APA) to participate as panelists in a Senate staff briefing sponsored by the Behavioral...

2014-07-21 23:04:54

Global healthcare leaders collaborate on optimizing clinical quality and enhancing the patient experience by adopting OnBase and Epic technologies. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The eighth annual OnBase + Epic User Forum will convene July 21-23 at the Global Center for Health Innovation in Downtown Cleveland. Cleveland Clinic CIO, Dr. C. Martin Harris, will start the event as keynote speaker sharing his global perspective of healthcare trends impacting today’s technology...

2014-07-21 23:04:41

The North America Probiotics Market report defines and segments the probiotics market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-probiotics-nutraceuticals-3980587995.html. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The North America Probiotics Market report defines and segments the probiotics market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. This market is estimated to grow from around $347.9 million in 2012 to $542.4 million by...

2014-07-21 23:04:18

Led by Nancy Kriseman in partnership with Home Care Assistance, the webinar will cover the most common causes of caregiver stress and ways to prevent burnout by becoming more self-aware Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Scottsdale, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to announce the next installment in its renowned Healthy Longevity Webinar Series featuring experts in a wide range of health and wellness-related fields. The...


Latest Medicine Reference Libraries

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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