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Leading nonprofit health insurance company chooses Relias trainings to further industry leading palliative care program. Cary, NC (PRWEB) April 23, 2015

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According to the new report from BCC Research, the global drug of abuse (DOA) testing market reached nearly $2.8 billion in 2014.

2015-04-23 23:04:41

Intrinsic Imaging will provide comprehensive imaging core lab services as well as provide guidance to the Sponsor on the imaging charter, optimal image acquisition parameters and the most reliable

2015-04-23 23:04:39

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2015-04-23 23:04:36

The American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine features several exciting events throughout the month of May. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2015

2015-04-23 23:04:34

Park West Care Center receives a Five-Star Rating from Medicare and “Best Nursing Homes” classification from US News and World Report. Seattle, WA (PRWEB)

2015-04-23 23:04:22

New market research report “Cancer Growth Inhibitors Market & Clinical Pipeline Analysis” worked out by Kuick Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London,

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Burnaby Physiotherapy Clinic participated in GoodLife Kids Foundation’s annual fundraiser to help Canadian children become healthier.

2015-04-23 23:03:08

GUARDaHEART to provide heart disease testing to those in need at the Starbucks Community Resource Exchange Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2015 The

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Through April 22, 2015, poison centers have received 1,900 exposure calls. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 23, 2015 The American Association of Poison Control


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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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