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2014-04-17 23:06:49

This site aims to provide thorough information as voters decide on medical marijuana legalization in Florida. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 FloridaMarijuanaInfo.org, the first website by a Florida-based organization dedicated to providing authoritative, accurate information on all things marijuana, has launched. FloridaMarijuanaInfo.org is focused on providing Florida voters and the public with free access to thought-provoking and instructional content, as well as a community...

2014-04-17 23:06:40

Dr. Rami Batniji announces the April opening of his second office. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 After years of planning, Dr. Batniji is happy to finally open the doors to his newest California clinic. Located in the heart of Beverly Hills, this state-of-the-art facility provides an innovative office-suite, with multiple treatment rooms to make appointments fast and easy. Staffed by a handpicked, dedicated team of nurses, aestheticians, and patient care coordinators, Batniji...

2014-04-17 23:05:36

A jarring statistic was recently revealed in an article by NewsMax Health where only 5% of people scrubbed long enough to kill infection-causing germs after using the public toilet. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 The reason this is alarming is because high-touch areas of public restrooms can contain more than 1,000 colony-forming units per milliliter of infection-causing bacteria. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a reminder that it takes at least 20 seconds of washing...

2014-04-17 23:04:40

Cellucor, sports nutrition brand and maker of the explosive pre-workout supplement, C4 Extreme, announced the winner of the first ever ‘Cellucor C4 Mystery Flavor Challenge.’ New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 After months of anticipation from Cellucor fans, the sports nutrition brand revealed the winner of its first ever ‘Cellucor C4 Mystery Flavor Challenge.’ “Flyin’ Hawaiian” beat out 32 other flavors in a fan driven, ‘March Madness’ style bracket. During the final...

2014-04-17 23:04:38

Dr. Craig Staebel, a board certified plastic surgeon with specialties in breast augmentation, body contouring, and liposuction surgery has chosen the services of The Medical Marketing Group of Beverly Hills to promote his Georgetown medical practice. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Dr. Craig Staebel is a gifted plastic surgeon who applies his years of training to achieve the best results possible for patients at his Georgetown practice. Dr. Staebel received his undergraduate degree...

2014-04-17 23:04:06

Top health and nutritional supplement company Metabolic Nutrition has announced its upcoming rerelease of leading fat-loss supplement Synedrex, which will be available for purchase starting May 1 from Metabolic Nutrition’s online store and at local health supplement retailers. Sunrise, FL (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Leading nutritional supplement provider Metabolic Nutrition today announced the upcoming and highly anticipated rerelease of its powerful and effective weight loss thermogenic...

2014-04-17 23:03:46

From bombings to stabbings to mass murders, violence is sometimes a byproduct of untreated mental illness. New book, A Voice out of Nowhere: Inside the mind of a mass murderer, details what can happen when symptoms are ignored. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 What would possess a quiet, 16-year-old boy to launch an unprovoked knife attack on his classmates, wounding 21 of them, some critically? Why would 25-year-old Kevin Edson commit a bomb hoax at the heavily guarded Boston...

2014-04-17 23:03:19

MarketReportsOnline.com adds “North America Shoulder Replacement Procedures Outlook to 2020” & “North America Small Joints Procedures Outlook to 2020” reports to its research store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 "North America Shoulder Replacement Procedures Outlook to 2020" provides key procedures data on the North America Shoulder Replacement Procedures. The report provides procedure volumes within market segments - Primary Shoulder Replacement Market...

2014-04-17 23:03:16

NE Delta HSA returned to Oak Grove to connect citizens and services. Monroe, LA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (NE Delta HSA), which manages the operation of community-based programs that improve the quality of life of people with major mental illnesses, addictive disorders and developmental disabilities, conducted a Services for Citizens Fair with local providers in the Oak Grove community today. As promised at the West Carroll Town Hall meeting held in...

2014-04-17 23:03:00

The April 2014 issue of InStyle Magazine offers a guide to varicose vein prevention and treatment. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Medical Corporation says the article provides valuable advice and treatment information. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 According to the April 2014 issue of InStyle Magazine, varicose veins are veins that have become twisted and enlarged. They often manifest as bulges in the legs and may exhibit a bluish discoloration in a web-like pattern. Except in...


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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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