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2014-07-29 23:15:30

CB-1 Weight Gainer offers these three tips on how to gain weight fast and get your body bathing suit ready. Orem, UT (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 CB-1 Weight Gainer understands that walking the beaches or sitting poolside is hard in a body you can’t be proud of. Unfortunately, getting that body isn’t always the easiest task. If you are hoping to add muscle or curves to your body these three tips should help you gain the weight you want. First, eat enough calories. Gaining weight is all...

2014-07-29 23:15:19

Primary Care CME Conference "Clinical Issues in Primary Care" has been scheduled for October 13-17, 2014 at the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort and Spa. Topics affecting Internal Medicine and Family Practice physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants will be presented by expert faculty. Palm Coast Florida (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Continuing Education Company Inc is pleased to announce a brand new Continuing Medical Education Conference (CME) for Primary care...

2014-07-29 23:15:11

As the Commonwealth Games draw to a close in Scotland – and on the heels of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil and 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi earlier this year - the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) is proud to have, among its diverse array of members, athletic trainers (ATs) that provide sports health care during these international competitions. In understanding the extent of emergency planning, injury management, and overall performance enhancement...

2014-07-29 23:15:03

During this 7-day hypnosis certification preparation course, you will receive module-based learning sessions, open discussion, and hands-on practical experience that allow the student to learn more than just basic hypnotism theory, it allows them to also learn the advanced hypnotherapy techniques. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Omni Hypnosis Training Centers® are an ideal place to see, learn, and practice hypnotherapy. They set the highest standards of professional hypnosis...

2014-07-29 23:14:43

Shawn Williams, D.O. has been named Medical Director of Willingway, succeeding Dr. Bobby Mooney who has served Willingway as its Medical Director since 1995. Statesboro, GA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Shawn Williams, D.O., has been named Medical Director of Willingway, succeeding Dr. Bobby Mooney who has served Willingway as its Medical Director since 1995. Dr. Williams joined the Willingway family as staff physician in 2011 and subsequently was named Director of Medical Education in 2013. Dr....

2014-07-29 23:14:37

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the Michigan Psychological Association (MPA). This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to MPA members, adding exclusive benefits and...

2014-07-29 23:14:27

Kathleen F. White is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 NAPW honors Kathleen F. White as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. White is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in healthcare. As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of...

2014-07-29 23:14:22

James Ross, JR., MD, FACEP Welcomed to His New Role Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named James Ross, Jr., MD, FACEP the Medical Director of its new Broomfield facility. “We are proud to have Dr. Ross leading our new Spring – Gleannloch facility in Houston,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. Dr. Ross received...

2014-07-29 23:14:13

Dental facelift expert, Dr. Ronald Receveur, wants the 35 million people who do not have any teeth that they have a better option than traditional dentures. Dr. Receveur offers four questions for deciding what kind of dentures you want. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Dental facelift expert, Dr. Ronald Receveur, wants the 35 million people who do not have any teeth that they have a better option than traditional dentures. “Ninety percent of the edentulous (toothless) population has...

2014-07-29 23:13:49

San Antonio researcher leads national study that identified a combination of pills that cures 9 of 10 hepatitis C patients. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, the Texas Liver Institute and other institutions have identified a combination of pills that cures 9 of 10 hepatitis C patients. The combination of the drugs sofosbuvir and simeprevir, with or without ribavirin, cured 93 percent of patients in 12...


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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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