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2014-09-16 23:16:55

Smith & Jones Developed Lung Cancer Screening Campaign for Ellis Medicine Troy, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 More women die from lung cancer than breast, ovarian and cervical cancers combined, and lung cancer claims more lives of men than any other cancer. Ellis Medicine hopes to change the conversation surrounding lung cancer with a new community wellness campaign developed by healthcare marketing agency Smith & Jones. This multi-media campaign, which launched last month,...

2014-09-16 23:16:51

Claire Wineland receives notable award for her dedication to making a difference in the lives of others living with cystic fibrosis Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Claire Wineland, age 17, of Redondo Beach, California, has been named a national winner of the 2014 Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes. Each year, the Barron Prize celebrates twenty-five inspiring, public-spirited young people from all across America who have made a significant positive difference to people and our...

2014-09-16 23:16:41

Executive Medicine of Texas is bringing Suzanne Somers to Texas to help spread their message of preventative and proactive health. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Executive Medicine of Texas announce the upcoming event 'Stay Young at the Bass: An Evening with Suzanne Somers.' As physicians who focus on prevention, Drs. Mark Anderson and Walter Gaman are proponents of optimal, not just marginal, health. They, along with health and wellness expert Judy Gaman have...

2014-09-16 23:16:40

Ganjapreneur, a website dedicated to entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry, has announced a marijuana slang dictionary that is open to public submissions. Bellingham, WA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 For anyone who prides themselves on their knowledge of marijuana subcultures and slang terms, there is now an "open source" outlet to share this knowledge with the public. Ganjapreneur, a website dedicated to entrepreneurs and investors in the cannabis industry, has recently announced...

2014-09-16 23:15:57

The “small, rural hospital” laboratory boasts state-of-the-art capabilities, according to its bi-annual inspection. Tappahannock, Va. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 When people head to the doctor to have tests performed, it’s rare they think about what it takes to get those precise, accurate results. “The common misconception from the public is that we draw blood, put it on a machine and get an answer, when in fact, it’s much more than that,” said Angela Dove, the Senior...

2014-09-16 23:15:28

New Albany dental expert Dr. Ronald Receveur is offering the 90 million chronic bad breath sufferers in this country eight tips on serious issues that may be causing their problem. Dr. Receveur, a noted Louisville family cosmetic dentist said food is the number one reason for halitosis, but people shouldn’t assume it is the reason for bad breath that never seems to go away. NEW ALBANY, IN (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 New Albany dental expert Dr. Ronald Receveur is offering the 90 million...

2014-09-16 23:15:07

The Goal: To have end of life education and training available to everyone from anywhere in the world. Pine Plains, New York (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The Truth About End Of Life Wishes: A National Gallup Poll by the Hospice Organization found that nine out of ten people who were terminally ill wanted to die at home. The same poll found that the number one fear of the dying patient is that they did not want to be a burden to their family. "We have reached a time in our society that...

2014-09-16 23:14:43

The 3rd Annual Doris A. Connor Memorial 5K Race/1Mile Walk/.5 Mile Kids Fun Run for Brain Aneurysm Awareness will take place on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at Oneida Shores Park in Brewerton. All proceeds benefit the world renowned Brain Aneurysm Foundation. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 You might know someone just like Doris Connor. She was a very healthy and active nurse enjoying life. She suffered from a ruptured brain aneurysm at the young age of 59 and subsequently passed...

2014-09-16 23:14:34

Up until August, frustrated patients with prescriptions could not readily order and receive the Cefaly migraine treatment device efficiently. healthbeautydistributors.com as a service has shortened the ordering process for patients through its direct relationship with Cefaly manufacturer. New Jersey (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Banish headaches forever with the newest item sold through healthbeautydistributors.com, the drug-free, FDA approved Cefaly device for chronic migraine relief and...

2014-09-16 23:14:06

DiaperBuys, a national online retailer of incontinence supplies, is honoring ‘Healthy Aging’ Month this September. Healthy Aging Month was started more than 20 years ago to focus attention across the nation on the positive aspects of growing older. Wixom, MI (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 DiaperBuys, a national online retailer of incontinence supplies, is honoring ‘Healthy Aging’ Month this September. Healthy Aging Month was started more than 20 years ago to focus attention across 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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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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