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BCAN Joins CURE’s Advocacy Spotlight Partnership during Bladder Cancer Awareness Month Plainsboro, NJ (PRWEB) May 27, 2015

2015-05-27 23:03:16

Xeomin®, Belotero Balance® and Radiesse® help improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, leaving you with a more youthful appearance. ABILENE,

2015-05-27 23:03:12

The CIBRC online course is part of an education learning program for boarded physicians seeking certification in the new subspecialty of clinical informatics. BETHESDA,

2015-05-27 23:03:10

Medix to offer training program as workforce benchmarking tool Little Rock, AR (PRWEB) May 27, 2015 The Case Management Society of America and Medix

2015-05-27 23:02:55

RevUp Enables Physicians to access New Medicare Payments for Chronic Care Management (PRWEB) May 27, 2015 SAN DIEGO, May 27, 2015 – Memorial Hospital,

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Nearly seven of ten small and single physician practices have affirmed their confidence in web-based EHR systems, as the more human aspects of third generation EHR usability come into play and

2015-05-27 23:02:30

CMS’s new, more robust version of its Network Management Module highlights the agency’s attention to provider access, reports Atlantic Information Services’ Medicare Advantage News.

2015-05-27 23:02:12

A new pilot study conducted by a physician member of the ISHRS has found hair follicle grafting can help treat patients with non-healing chronic leg ulcers.

2015-05-27 23:02:10

HealthTronics Expands Portfolio, Acquires Mobile Laser Solutions Company Austin, Texas (PRWEB) May 27, 2015 In today's healthcare landscape, where

2015-05-27 23:02:09

Allred Dental, a San Marcos dentistry office offers a new service called dental case planning that consists of visual representation of patients' oral health issues and the best possible treatment


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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
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).