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Happy Head Massage is opening its newest massage establishment in the Sorrento Valley and Mira Mesa area.
Meditech's Claim Denial Rate Under 10% Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 30, 2015 The DME MAC Jurisdiction A recently completed a widespread prepayment
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Visiting Nurse Association of Northern NJ honors home care volunteers during National Appreciation Month. (PRWEB) April 30, 2015 Patient, selfless, enthusiastic,
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pMD will become a Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) registry for 2016, helping medical practices avoid government payment penalties for Medicare reimbursements and improve patient care.
The popular Oakville dental office now offers a solution to traditional braces with invisalign. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) April 30, 2015 For people who are
Gorrin Surgical, a leader in hair transplant surgery in the Bay Area, has relocated to Foster City.
Aside from the known dangers linked to being overweight, bad eating habits also increases a man’s risk of gynecomastia, the development of excess breast tissue, or embarrassing man breasts.
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...
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...
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 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...
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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