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2014-08-25 23:12:09

Midtown Dentistry in Houston, Texas, is currently trying to raise patients’ awareness of the connections between gum disease and general health. Numerous clinical studies have shown gum health can affect your general health, and vice versa, so it is vitally important not to miss regular checkups. (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Many patients are still unaware of the connection between periodontal disease (advanced gum disease) and general health, in spite of significant research over recent...

2014-08-25 23:12:02

Dr. Jennifer Hartze, of Missoula, MT, demonstrates her commitment to achieving and maintaining high professional standards by becoming ABA Board Certified in Audiology. Reston, VA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 The American Board of Audiology (ABA) today announced that Jennifer Hartze, AuD, of Missoula, MT, is now Board Certified in Audiology®. This certification demonstrates Dr. Hartze’s commitment to professional excellence in audiology. The ABA identifies and formally recognizes...

2014-08-25 23:12:00

Three Participants are Rewarded and Recognized for Sharing Their Stories and Collecting Votes to Stamp Out Stigmas Related to Their Conditions New York, NY (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 HealthCentral (http://www.HealthCentral.com), the flagship condition management and health site from Remedy Health Media, proudly announced today the winners of its Live Bold, Live Now Photo Contest. After receiving more than 60 inspirational stories and thousands of votes, first place went to Sarah Bramblette...

2014-08-25 23:11:37

Jacksonville, FL Healthcare System to Implement Suite of Big Data Analytics Solutions to Support Value-Based Care Initiatives and the Development of a Clinically Integrated Network Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Explorys, the leader in big data-driven healthcare transformation, today announced that Baptist Health has selected Explorys and its Value-Based Care (VBC) Program Framework to improve care quality, and reduce unnecessary cost across their enterprise and clinically...

2014-08-25 23:11:35

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is providing individuals who were exposed to asbestos several decades ago at a workplace such as a power plant, an oil refinery, a manufacturing facility, or while serving in the US Navy with up-to-date information on asbestos related illnesses such as mesothelioma. The group feels that most diagnosed victims don't fully understand what is happening to them and might not have the time to do research on where to find information about how to get the best...

2014-08-25 23:10:59

Ritch's Pharmacy would like you to know that the health of your mouth may mirror your overall health. Good dental care helps prevent a buildup of bacteria and inflammation from gum disease that may help protect other parts of your body. Mountain Brook, AL (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 As summer ends and the school year begins, Americans show more interest in their overall health. Did you know the health of your mouth may mirror your overall health. What’s the link? For one, good dental...

2014-08-25 23:10:46

The Atlanta Vision Institute, a top LASIK surgery center, hired an experienced Medical Front Desk Coordinator to assist patients at both metro Atlanta locations. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 The Atlanta Vision Institute recently hired Karissa Torres as a Medical Front Desk Coordinator. Torres began work on Monday, August 11, and will serve both Atlanta Vision Institute locations in Atlanta and Johns Creek. She will interact with patients on the phone and in person to schedule...

2014-08-25 23:10:34

For more than 40 years, Devices & Diagnostics Letter has been a must-read for industry leaders eager to stay in compliance with the FDA.With 50 issues a year, readers can be confident that they'll stay abreast of the latest FDA regulations because each bi-weekly issue brings the latest regulatory news. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Subscribe to Devices & Diagnostics Letter http://www.fdanews.com/DDLPR 510(k) Guidance Overhauls Agency Risk vs. Benefit Review For the...

2014-08-25 23:10:16

Small Entity Compliance Guide and Effective Hazard Communication Program Fact Sheet Focus on Small Employer Compliance with OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) Dublin, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 The OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is announcing the recent release of two hazard communication publications as part of an ongoing campaign to help small employers comply with OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS). Hazard Communication: Small...

2014-08-25 23:09:44

4 Person Scramble Tournament, Dinner, and Silent Auction to Help Fight Breast Cancer Golden, Colorado (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 On Friday, October 3, 2014, Applewood Golf Course and the Touchstone Golf Foundation will kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month by hosting the 1st Annual Real Golfers Wear Pink Golf Tournament, Dinner, and Silent Auction. Their goal is to raise $10,000 for Susan G. Komen®, Colorado which will provide local education, screening, and treatment for Breast...


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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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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