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2014-04-16 23:15:35

Houston Cyclists & Those Touched By Breast Cancer gather together 9.14.14 for Tour de Pink. Registration is now open for the 10th annual bike ride at tourdepink.org. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 SOFTLAYER presents the 10th annual Tour de Pink bike ride benefiting Pink Ribbons Project Sunday, September 14 at Prairie View A&M University. Tour de Pink is the first bike ride in Texas to solely benefit breast cancer awareness and education. “We are thrilled to open...

2014-04-16 23:15:20

Founder of KC Body Contouring Dr. Craig Schwartz will hold a 90-minute free seminar open to the public, in Kansas City on April 22nd, 2014 to explain the newest minimally and non-invasive treatments now available, such as Precision Lipo™ and Precision BodySculpting™. Leawood, KS (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Dr. Craig Schwartz of KC Body Contouring, located in Leawood, Kansas, is pleased to announce the first educational seminar in a series dedicated to educating people about making informed...

2014-04-16 23:15:00

Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on a recent study regarding the frequency of overdoses among patients who refill painkiller prescriptions four times or more. According to the study, those who refilled their prescriptions four times or more were more likely to overdose than those who did not. Stuart, Florida (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol treatment center servicing south Florida, released a statement today commenting on a...

2014-04-16 23:14:54

Ashton Agency offers both the $5,000 medical marijuana bond for as low as $75.00 and the $20,000 retail marijuana bond for as low as $175.00 before and after June 1st. Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Starting June 1st, establishments in Denver, Colorado selling marijuana will be required to obtain a marijuana surety bond. There are two marijuana bonds: $20,000 retail bond and the $5,000 medical marijuana bond. In the City and County of Denver, Colorado marijuana providers are required...

2014-04-16 23:14:45

In May, over three dozen nonprofits around the world, along with thousands of patients, supporters, practitioners, and researchers, will unite under one ‘virtual roof’ to participate in the largest educational & awareness event in Autoimmune Arthritis history. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 At 6am ET/USA on May 19th, 2014, the online Virtual Convention doors to World Autoimmune Arthritis Day (WAAD14) will open and 1,000’s of attendees from dozens of countries around the...

2014-04-16 23:14:24

Rockies Venture Club presents Cannabis Capital Summit - Colorado's first marijuana industry investing conference with leading speakers in the industry, educational events, industry expo and angel investment pitches from cannabis industry companies. May 29th Denver, CO Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Rockies Venture Club is hosting the first ever Cannabis Capital Summit on May 29th, bringing together industry leaders, venture capitalists, angel investors, banking and legal experts,...

2014-04-16 23:13:58

Board Certified Pedorthist joins Denver shoe store. Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Longtime Denver footwear retailer Dardano’s has added Certified Pedorthist Kimberly Leskovisek to its Foot Comfort Center. Lescovisek joins pedorthist Darin Robinson to give Dardano’s two full-time certified pedorthists to serve a growing number of customers who seek customized fittings for athletic, corrective, and everyday footwear. Lescovisek received her pedorthic certification in 2010 after...

2014-04-16 23:13:54

Radiopaque Solutions, Inc., the industry leader in the design and application of x-ray visible materials technology, has announced the availability of new, flexible, radiopaque catheter marker bands. Nanotechnology applications enable breakthrough in production techniques. Bonita Springs, FL (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Radiopaque Solutions, Inc., the industry leader in the design and application of x-ray visible materials technology, announced the production of new high definition radiopaque...

2014-04-16 23:13:48

Radion, Inc is pleased to announce a new initiative in software application to assess accreditation readiness in oncology. Radion has been chosen by large multi-site organizations to streamline and standardize their peer review because of Radion’s cloud-based collaborative platform and strong track record with some of the nation’s premiere cancer centers and hospitals. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Radion Hub® Compliance is a cloud-based solution that allows for the...

2014-04-16 23:13:37

Tinnitus company extends reach to help people suffering from ringing in the ears. Westminster, Colo. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Neuromonics, Inc., manufacturer and distributor of clinically proven tinnitus treatment devices, has named Sarah J. Smith clinical sales manager. Smith, a board-certified doctor of audiology, will have responsibilities for clinicians in the Rocky Mountain region who provide Neuromonics devices and treatments in their practices. She will provide clinical support to...


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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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