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2014-11-26 23:02:23

Connecticut-based medical malpractice law firm, The Berkowitz Law Firm LLC, provides commentary on the topic. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) November 26, 2014

2014-11-26 23:02:20

ProHEALTH Care Associates, LLP now accepts Empire BlueCross BlueShield insurance plans across its entire network of physicians. (PRWEB) November 26, 2014

2014-11-26 23:02:18

With Cyber Monday fast approaching, why not kick-start the most popular online sale of the year by offering deals on evoDerma products! This holiday season, enjoy discounts on most of evoDerma’s

2014-11-26 23:01:43

Food allergies can drain the thrill out of Thanksgiving eating, but AllergyEasy sublingual drops can help.

2014-11-26 23:01:41

A cough that won't quit or that keeps returning may be a symptom of allergies.

2014-11-26 23:01:38

On November 25, 2014, Harper’s Bazaar Magazine posted an online article describing the author’s personal experience with laser tattoo removal. Dr.

2014-11-26 23:01:33

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2014-11-26 23:01:32

The Houston Neuro & Spine Surgery offers tips to help patients understand adult spinal deformity to emphasize the importance of spinal health during the holiday season. Houston,

2014-11-26 23:01:18

Layton Dentists, Felt Family Dentistry, announce new new online marketing initiative to compliment their new website's launch. Layton, Utah (PRWEB) November

2014-11-26 23:01:15

Cosmetic Town has now expanded in order to include qualified surgeons from across the country. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 26, 2014 Cosmetic Town,


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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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