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2014-07-23 23:29:36

First Choice Emergency Room Expanding in Houston Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, announced that it will open its new Spring – Gleannloch facility in Spring, Texas next month. “I am pleased to announce that we are growing in Houston and opening a new facility in Spring,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. First...

2014-07-23 23:29:33

Amercanex Announces Significant Investment from Leighton James Co-Founder of Adventure Club Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Amercanex, the first Electronic Cannabis Market (ECM) for the institutional wholesale Cannabis industry, today announced it has received an investment from Leighton James, co-founder and renowned member of electronic dance music duo Adventure Club, to secure an equity position and non-participatory membership in the newly formed company. Leighton James,...

2014-07-23 23:29:12

The Life Within Chiropractic Center in San Diego, California continues to be on the cutting edge of natural healing for childhood ear infections though pediatric chiropractic care. Dr. Mo Estepa expands on this issue further in his latest blog. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Childhood ear infections are one of the most common reasons for parents to seek pediatric chiropractic care at the Life Within Chiropractic Center. One of the center’s primary missions is to increase awareness...

2014-07-23 23:29:07

Loretta Butehorn, PhD, CCH, and Renita Herrmann, MS, CCH, to present at the Annual Conference of Collation for Integrative Medicines for the Underserved. McLean, VA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The National Center for Homeopathy (NCH) is pleased to announce that one of its board members, Loretta Butehorn, PhD, CCH, and an NCH member, Renita Herrmann, MS, CCH, will lead a session about how homeopathy can effectively be used to help the homeless at the Annual Conference of Collation for...

2014-07-23 23:28:46

The minimally invasive and holistic stem cell therapy brings a new ray of hope for patients suffering from bone degeneration and arthritis conditions. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 MetroMD, one of the leading names in regenerative medicines in all of California and one of the greatest proponents of holistic health services, now brings a reason to rejoice for individuals long suffering from debilitating arthritis. As per a report published on March 6 2013, by ‘The Journal of Bone...

2014-07-23 23:28:41

This workshop, chaired by internationally renowned expert Fubin Wu and featuring three FDA experts, has been specifically designed to provide devicemakers with industry best practices to achieve compliance and effectively assure medical device software safety. In two days of intensive sessions, attendees will be brought up to date on the FDA’s latest research on medical device software best practices, software risk management related standards and guidances and key success factors for...

2014-07-23 23:28:39

When it comes to evaluating and treating skin cancer, the public overwhelmingly prefers dermatologists over other health care providers, says a just-published study in Dermatologic Surgery. Rolling Meadows, IL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Dermatologists are overwhelmingly the preferred health care provider for evaluating and treating skin cancer, according to a study published in the June issue of Dermatologic Surgery. The journal is the official publication for American Society for...

2014-07-23 23:28:06

PracticeMojo launches a dental marketing blog focused on best practices and marketing solutions for the dental industry. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 A new dental marketing blog has been launched at PracticeMojo, a leader in automated dental recall and patient communication software. The blog offers marketing solutions that dental offices can immediately incorporate into their practice marketing. The mission of the blog is to offer solutions to common marketing scenarios and issues that...

2014-07-23 23:27:00

Diet-to-Go, a nation-wide producer of award-winning meal plans that were rated number one for taste by Epicurious and NextAdvisor, introduced today new online and mobile tools to help customers lose weight and keep it off. Lorton, VA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 MyDiettogo now provides virtual meal, weight and exercise trackers, as well as community discussion forums, to make it easier than ever for customers to lose weight and improve health. Customers now can track their Diet-to-Go meals,...

2014-07-23 23:26:50

EECP Treatment is FDA-Cleared for Refractory Angina and Offered at Dr. Weaver’s EECP Independent Outpatient Facility in the U.S. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Ronald S. Weaver, MD, owner of Global Cardio Care Centers in Inglewood, Calif., today announced a heart transplant patient with cardiomyopathy has successfully completed a course of Enhanced External Counterpulsation (EECP) therapy at Global Cardio Care Centers and is no longer a candidate for heart transplant. 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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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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