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2014-08-20 23:07:48

Collaborative Project with Hispanic Communications Network (HCN) to Recruit, Interview, and Broadcast Bilingual Role Models Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) has received a five-year, $1.24 million Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) grant from the National Institutes of Health to support NAHN’s collaborative project with the Hispanic Communications Network (HCN) entitled Hispanic Role Models in Health Careers. This...

2014-08-20 23:07:40

Randy Fenninger to Lead Organization With Strategic Focus Aimed at Increasing Recognition of Life-Threatening Blood Clots and Their Impact on Public Health Rockville, MD (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA), a nonprofit advocacy organization dedicated to advancing the prevention, early diagnosis and successful treatment of life-threatening blood clots, announces the appointment of Randy Fenninger, JD, as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Fenninger, who...

2014-08-20 23:06:41

To help fill the information gap for medical marijuana caregivers as well as patients, Oaksterdam University is hosting an Atlantic City four-day seminar that will cover everything about cannabis production from seed to harvest, important legal and civil rights issues, and insights into the current trends of the U.S. cannabis movement. The seminar will be held at Bally’s Atlantic City, 1900 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401, beginning Saturday, August 23 through Tuesday, August 26....

2014-08-20 23:06:28

Top HHS and CMS leaders headline the distinguished field of presenters who will outline needed efficiencies during this era of health IT transformation Reston, VA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange, announced the full agenda for its annual fall conference, WEDI-Con 2014: The Next Level of Health IT Efficiency. WEDI-Con 2014...

2014-08-20 23:06:25

CASE, a speech pathology app by Comprehensive Application Solutions Inc., officially launched in iTunes this week. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 CASE, a speech pathology app created by Comprehensive Application Solutions Inc., officially launched in the iTunes store this week for the iPad, making reporting easier than ever for specialists. CASE is designed for Speech-Language Pathologists working with adults (home care, private practices, rehabilitation facilities) to assist in...

2014-08-20 23:05:08

Musselman’s Growing A Healthy Family Sweepstakes Features A Grand Prize and Weekly Gift Card Winners. For Every Product Sold With “Pink-Ribbon” Packaging, Musselman’s Makes A Donation To The National Breast Cancer Foundation. Peach Glen, PA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 In honor of families everywhere, Musselman’s Apple Sauce announces the launch of Musselman’s Growing A Healthy Family Sweepstakes, a campaign to help families make healthy choices and enjoy time together in a...

2014-08-20 23:03:54

The global pharmacy automation systems market has witnessed considerable growth over the past few years and is further expected to grow. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/pharmacy-automation-systems-market-71522890.html (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 According to Research Report the “Pharmacy Automation Systems Market by product type (Medication Dispensing Systems, Packaging and Labeling Systems, Table-top Counters) by End-user (Inpatient Pharmacy Automation, Outpatient Pharmacy...

2014-08-20 23:03:35

Mount Sinai Health System and Crystal Run Healthcare announce the establishment of the Mount Sinai-Crystal Run Alliance for Healthcare Transformation New York, N.Y. and Middletown, N.Y. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Mount Sinai Health System and Crystal Run Healthcare announce the establishment of the Mount Sinai-Crystal Run Alliance for Healthcare Transformation (“The Mount Sinai-Crystal Run Alliance”). The Alliance is a partnership between Mount Sinai and Crystal Run in which the...

2014-08-20 23:03:33

In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is successful, is asking an essential question that those suffering from addiction, along with the family and other loved ones, must ask: should a rehab facility be certified? (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and...

2014-08-20 23:03:29

Braverman Eye Center is now offering Multifocal PresbyLasik in Florida using their experienced surgeons trained in PresbyLasik Hallandale Beach, Florida (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Braverman Eye Center is now offering Multifocal PresbyLasik in Florida, with the help of their experienced surgeons trained in PresbyLasik. The Braverman Eye Center has helped thousands of patients to regain their lost or inaccurate vision. Their diligent service and adoption of the latest technology for performing...


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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.