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2014-08-19 23:14:11

From Aprilaire, the leaders in indoor air comfort: As fall approaches, try these 3 easy tips for reducing the symptoms of ragweed allergies without taking more medicine. Madsion, WI (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 In 2014, many allergy sufferers will try and meet the longer ragweed season with a new arsenal of products to relieve their sneezing, itching and coughing. And one of these wonder products won’t come from the pharmacy but the farmers market, as people turn to locally produced honey...

2014-08-19 23:13:58

New film partners with March of Dimes and illuminates pregnancy journey with glimpse into the lives of families who share their pregnancy milestones and important health information. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 When expecting their first child, Director Christopher Henze and his wife couldn’t find a film addressing the entire process of pregnancy in one place. This discovery was both surprising and disappointing in the light of the nearly 4 million births American women...

2014-08-19 23:12:20

One in Four Children will Face a Mental Health Issue During Childhood. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Orchard Place, mental health experts for Iowa’s children, is well known for our highly-respected, intensive psychiatric residential treatment center. Recently, Orchard Place Campus Admissions director Lori Dawson-weeks, shared how the program has become so successful and tips for parents who are struggling with a child with severe mental health issues. Psychiatric Medical...

2014-08-19 23:12:01

Digital Health Leader Benefits from Expertise of Doctors Childers, Legere and Spencer Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 LeadingReach, a referral management and patient engagement platform for the entire healthcare ecosystem, today announced the formation of its Medical Advisory Board, and the first three members: doctors Kevin Spencer, M.D., Henry Legere, M.D. and Jake Childers, M.D. The LeadingReach Medical Advisory Board provides expertise and input and regularly meets with the...

2014-08-19 23:11:48

It began as a mission to help housewives who wanted a respectable men’s urinal for their bathroom, but now the new waterless urinal created by a 89-year-old Londoner, Norman Brooks, has become a green magic bullet that’s drawing interest from conservationists from Massachusetts to Arizona. London, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 After four years of research and development, Norman Brooks, retired owner of Brooks Construction Ltd., has invented the first concealed waterless...

2014-08-19 23:11:42

EnergyFirst adds 7 Natural Laws and its rBGH-, hormone- and antibiotic-free whey proteins to its product lineup. Manhattan Beach, Calif. (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 EnergyFirst, manufacturer of high quality health supplements, acquires health and wellness company 7 Natural Laws. 7 Natural Laws, the manufacturer of "The Natural Whey Protein Powder" which is free of rBGH, hormones and antibiotics and sourced from grass-fed cows, also publishes a guidebook outlining its program for...

2014-08-19 23:11:33

Commercialization leadership from CIMIT helps PharmaChk receive prestigious $2M Transition-to-Scale Grant from the Saving Lives at Birth Partnership for continued development and scaling of a novel device to detect counterfeit and substandard drugs. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 CIMIT, the Consortia for Improving Medicine with Innovation & Technology, is proud to have facilitated Boston University’s PharmaChk team (http://www.bu.edu/phpbin/news-cms/news/?dept=666&id=61726)...

2014-08-19 23:11:15

Breast Cancer Survivor Charity, Send Me On Vacation, is proud to announce that it will be collaborating with a JetBlue Airlines, the Roosevelt Hotel, Zappos, Anejo Tequileria, Diamond Resorts International and Club Med in order to “Jet Pink” across America for Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Send Me On Vacation is a 501 (c)(3) charity with the mission of sending breast cancer survivors on vacations to rejuvenate their body, mind...

2014-08-19 23:11:10

40 thought leaders within the Fat Activism and Size Diversity movements unite to discuss size discrimination, bias, shame and civil rights challenges faced by people of size. The purpose of the conference is to provide all people with "Tools for the Revolution." Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Over 40 activists, speakers, performers and advocates are coming together for the Fat Activism Conference, a teleconference designed for people of all sizes who are interested in...

2014-08-19 23:10:28

A new article released on the site Vinamy.com entitled ‘Getting the Perfect Body Through the “Miranda Kerr Diet”: Three Easy Steps to Looking like a Supermodel ‘ shows a complete variety of food choices which people can incorporate into their everyday diets to achieve a body like a supermodel. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Miranda Kerr is one of the most popular commercial models in the world because of how she maintains a perfectly beautiful body. However, it is through...


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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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.