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2014-07-31 23:13:55

The recent article released by Community Health Center of Snohomish County explains to patients the differences between pediatricians and family practice providers. Everett, WA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 What’s the difference between a pediatrician and a family practice provider? Community Health Center of Snohomish answers this question in their recently released article, “Pediatricians vs. Family Doctors”. Many adults can be confused by the various specialities that are available to...

2014-07-31 23:13:52

Recognized for his leadership and research in minimally invasive and complex spine issues, Cheerag D. Upadhyaya, M.D., will lead Saint Luke's Spine Program and provide highest quality care for patients who experience spine issues and back pain KANSAS CITY, Mo. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Cheerag D. Upadhyaya has joined a team of highly experienced, sub-specialty trained neurosurgeons at the Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute(SLMBNI) as Director of the Spine Program and...

2014-07-31 23:13:51

Surgeons at La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles explain how George W. Bush’s knee replacement surgery highlights the of advantages total knee replacement. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 According to a report by Fox News, former president George W. Bush recently underwent partial knee replacement surgery on his left knee. This follows partial replacement of his right knee less than two months earlier. The story also reports that Bush was able to ride his mountain bike between...

2014-07-31 23:13:46

Bellava MedAesthetics is proud to introduce Dr. Chang Soo Kim as its new board-certified plastic surgeon. Bedford Hills, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Bellava MedAesthetics is proud to introduce Dr. Chang Soo Kim as its new board-certified plastic surgeon! Dr. Kim has more than a decade of experience with helping men and women achieve the look of their dreams. He focuses on natural enhancement or rejuvenation through his top procedures: breast augmentation (including Gummy Bear implants),...

2014-07-31 23:13:45

The CME accredited International Plant-based Nutrition Healthcare Conference, set for September 17-20, 2014 in San Diego, CA, is pleased to provide special student discounts for students currently enrolled in studies in medicine or a healthcare-related field, with these same discounts offered to medical residents—our future healthcare leaders. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Recognizing that today’s medical students are tomorrow’s healthcare leaders, the International...

2014-07-31 23:13:32

ProtonPACS, a division of Radsource, has signed on as a pipeline partner with the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). The partnership exemplifies the commitment by ProtonPACS to understanding the needs of rural health providers nationwide. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 ProtonPACS, a division of Radsource, has signed on as a pipeline partner with the National Rural Health Association (NRHA), company officials announced today. The partnership exemplifies the commitment by...

2014-07-31 23:13:21

New Market Research Reports Title “Global Molecular Diagnostics Market Analysis Size And Segment Forecasts To 2020” Has Been Added to GrandViewReseach.com Report Database. View Full Report With TOC @ http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/molecular-diagnostics-market. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The global market for molecular diagnostics is expected to reach USD 8,020.1 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing demand for personalized...

2014-07-31 23:12:54

Dallas plastic surgeon and facelift specialist Dr. Rod J. Rohrich presented live demonstrations of facial anatomy, facial surgical procedures, and optimal applications of cosmetic facial fillers at the 10th annual Summer Meeting of the Cosmetic Bootcamp. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 During an annual summer didactic and live technique symposium, Dr. Rod J. Rohrich, Dallas plastic surgeon and a member of the faculty at UT Southwestern Medical Center, delivered a comprehensive...

2014-07-31 23:12:52

Company offers a structured alternative for Massage Therapists to work with insurance patients without any billing or collections worries, guarantees pay in 10 days. Fort Lauderale, FL (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Body Well Therapy (BWT) today announced that it is accepting referrals of insurance patients seeking massage therapy in all 44 states that officially sanction therapeutic massage. The company provides an option for Licensed Massage Therapists who do not otherwise bill insurance on...

2014-07-31 23:12:47

Manhattan event to feature keynote discussions on New York’s Compassionate Care Act and the state of the legal marijuana industry in New York and federally New York, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) will host its first-ever event in New York on Thursday, August 7, from noon to 4pm at the Eventi Hotel in Manhattan. Featuring keynotes by State Senator Diane J. Savino (D-Staten Island) and State Assemblyman Steve Katz (R-Yorktown), the event will...


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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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