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2014-10-23 23:10:17

The recent Ebola outbreak has created a media and public frenzy. Edy Nathan MA, LCSW, speaks about the psychology behind the fast moving disease of fear that is spreading faster than the virus. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Fraught with anxiety and fear, people in the United States are scared. Combining ignorance with media hype, people are infected with misinformation of exactly how Ebola is caught and is spread. This creates and encourages psychological hysteria. Truth. One man...

2014-10-23 23:10:14

First Choice Emergency Room to Open Houston-Jones Road Facility in November Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, announced that it will open its new Houston– Jones Road facility in November. “I am pleased to announce that we are opening a new facility in northwest Houston,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room....

2014-10-23 23:10:13

In CHAMPS Oncology's recent blog post, Have You Had Your Annual Mammogram?, Toni Hare shares her thoughts on the topic. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 In CHAMPS Oncology's recent blog post, Have You Had Your Annual Mammogram?, Toni Hare shares her thoughts on the topic. Readers may know October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month…but do they know breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women? Or that according to the American Cancer Society’s estimates...

2014-10-23 23:09:57

Rosemarie Sunderland will help foreign companies navigate the complex world of FDA approval for their products Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Contining on a path of planned growth and expansion, Nutritional Products International is proud to name Rosemarie Sunderland as its Food and Drug Administration Compliance Expert. Sunderland will help companies, with health, nutritional, and beauty brands, make sure their product labels and formulas are acceptable for sale in the United...

2014-10-23 23:09:12

Dr. Michael Mingcai Zhao pens guide for achieving true holistic meditation. Calgary, Alberta (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Having practiced Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture since 1984, Dr. Michael Mingcai Zhao has seen how meridian meditation can holistically heal people with illnesses that cannot be effectively cured by current medications. He aims to spread awareness regarding this method with his book, “Meridian Meditation” (published by Xlibris). Dr. Zhao’s book is about achieving...

2014-10-23 23:09:07

Healthspek Allows Individuals to Manage Pertinent Healthcare and Legal Information from Any Device Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 In the midst of current healthcare reforms and chaos, developers in the heart of the nation's healthcare industry have created a comprehensive tool, Healthspek, designed to simplify the lives of consumers and empower them to take control of their own care. Healthspek, an award-winning personal health management platform that allows...

2014-10-23 23:09:00

David Levin, MD, former Chief Medical Information Officer for the Cleveland Clinic Health System, joins Jvion as Chief Medical Officer. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Jvion, the Atlanta-based leader in predictive analytic solutions for healthcare, announced the appointment of David Levin, MD as the firm’s Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Dr. Levin served as Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) for the Cleveland Clinic Health System (CCHS) where he helped establish and lead the...

2014-10-23 23:08:42

HomeCEUConnection.com, the leading provider of elite continuing education courses, announces “Seminar-On-Demand®” is now a registered trademark. Plano, Texas (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 HomeCEUConnection.com, the leading provider of elite continuing education courses, announces today that “Seminar-On-Demand®” is now a registered trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Seminar-On-Demand® is a video-based, accredited continuing education course that is...

2014-10-23 23:08:33

‘Fat Me Not: Weight Loss Diet of The Future’ a book by Dr. Myo Nwe takes a personal look at patients’ struggles and victories in weight control, painting a clearer picture of why some fail and why some succeed. Dr. Nwe is a practicing physician at Ace Medical Group in Rock Hill South Carolina. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 In her extensive new examination into the sciences of weight loss, Dr. Myo Nwe of the Ace Medical Weight Loss Center in South Carolina uses...

2014-10-23 23:07:32

ProRehab Therapists Both Worked and Participated in Annual Half Marathon, Helped Train Athletes Ahead of Race Weekend as Part of Team 13 Evansville, IN (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 ProRehab’s expert therapists and Certified Athletic Trainers were proud to provide medical support and participate in the YMCA Evansville Half Marathon on Saturday, October 4, 2014. During the race, ProRehab staff members offered hydration to participants from their first-aid tent, where runners could also seek...


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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