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2014-08-29 23:12:11

AlignLife and Hy-Vee to Host Community Workshop on Adrenal Fatigue Peoria, Illinois (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Fifty percent of adults who seek medical treatment complain of feeling tired all the time, twenty percent of Americans claim to have fatigue that is intense enough to interfere with their daily life. Adrenal Fatigue is the most common yet overlooked cause of fatigue especially if you have more of the classic symptoms. Tasks that were once a breeze are now overwhelming, irritation...

2014-08-29 23:11:57

Career Step has released a new video designed to help students and career seekers explore the opportunities available in the medical coding and billing field. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, has released a new video designed to help students and career seekers explore the opportunities available in the medical coding and billing field. The video details what medical coders and billers do, what the...

2014-08-29 23:11:54

Dr. Karlin, Dr. Roth, and the rest of the team are prepared to treat allergy symptoms that are likely to arise as temperatures cool and summer turns into fall. Atlanta, Ga. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 As the seasons change, many people have difficulty battling their allergies. At Northeast Atlanta ENT (http://www.northeastatlantaent.com), Dr. Karlin, Dr. Roth, and the rest of their team are prepared to treat allergy symptoms that are likely to arise as temperatures cool and summer turns into...

2014-08-29 23:11:43

Joint Venture with DuPage Medical Group Helps Patients Throughout Will County. JOLIET, IL (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Meridian Medical Associates, a leading multi-specialty physician group in Will County, is welcoming Dr. Dalip Pelinkovic, a leading spinal surgeon specializing in complex cervical spine surgery, to the Meridian Medical Associates family as part of a joint venture with DuPage Medical Group. Dr. Pelinkovic will begin providing Orthopaedic spinal services to Meridian Medical...

2014-08-29 23:11:19

In an upcoming workshop for health professionals in September, Toronto doctors Lynda and Michael Thompson will share their expertise in the field of neurofeedback. The use of neurofeedback has gained in popularity in recent years and in 2012 the American Academy of Pediatrics rated it as a level 1 treatment for ADHD. London, England (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 From Sept. 29-Oct. 3, 2014, Drs. Lynda and Michael Thompson will be presenting a workshop on Neurofeedback Fundamentals in beautiful...

2014-08-29 23:11:07

Progene’s new professional healthcare network grows with enrollment of providers in every state of the country Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Today, Progene reaches another milestone as the only testosterone supplement brand in the country with not only a healthcare network, but also with enrolled providers nationwide who recommend Progene®. “We started the network a few weeks ago. Today, we’re now recommended by healthcare professionals in every state,” said...

2014-08-29 23:10:32

Recently, the Illinois Department of Public Health issued a notice of proposed rule changes that aim to limit the exposure that physicians can seek using traditional methods found in the marijuana industry. Normally, physicians have benefited from the option of using local dispensaries to advertise to new or future patients. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Under Section 946.300, Qualifications for the Certifying Physician, it states in section b) that “The physician shall not…advertise in a...

2014-08-29 23:10:22

Clear Choice Dental Group is hosting a grand opening at its newest location at 422 5th Avenue Park Slope Brooklyn from noon to 3pm, Saturday, August 30th. There will be prizes and giveaways. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Walk in. Smile out. Clear Choice Dental Group's newest location in Park Slope at 422 5th Avenue, next door to CityMD/Premier Care Urgent Care is hosting an Open House Saturday August 30 from Noon to 3pm. There will be Prizes and Giveaways. The public is...

2014-08-29 23:10:20

Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey offers Hospice volunteer training in Morristown. Morristown, N.J. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) Hospice volunteers play an important role delivering comfort and companionship to terminally-ill patients and their families. As the number of those aging at home continues to grow and their needs expand, the VNA offers this free training program to encourage volunteer participation. The next...

2014-08-29 23:09:48

The Mesothelioma Victims Center will be open Labor Day with all of their resources including instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation attorneys, treatment options suggestions for this rare form of cancer, and suggestions for family members on how best to help their loved one, who has been diagnosed with this rare form of malignant form of cancer. For more information a diagnosed victim, or their family members can call the Mesothelioma Victims Center...


Latest Medicine Reference Libraries

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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