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2014-11-20 23:03:22

Azalea Health named 2014 Emerging Company of the Year Phoenix Award Winner by the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) at 5th Annual Health IT Leadership Summit. Atlanta,

2014-11-20 23:03:04

The Firm is representing numerous women in Mirena IUD lawsuits, all of whom allegedly suffered uterine perforations and other serious complications due to spontaneous migration of the IUD.

2014-11-20 23:02:43

Market Publishers Ltd announces that in-demand market research reports worked out by TriMark Publications, LLC have been added to its catalogue. London, UK (PRWEB)

2014-11-20 23:02:14

ProRehab CEO Recognized As One Of Tri-State Area’s Best Health Care Providers Evansville, IN (PRWEB) November 20, 2014

2014-11-20 23:01:51

The Firm is investigating Tylenol lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered severe liver damage due to the acetaminophen in over-the-counter Tylenol-brand medicines.

2014-11-20 23:01:43

Published in association with The Beryl Institute, open access, peer-reviewed journal shares ideas and research on patient experience improvement across healthcare settings. Dallas,

2014-11-20 23:01:21

The money raised from recent “PEMCO Goes Pink 5K” to help benefit hospital’s Breast Cancer fund. (PRWEB) November 20, 2014 PEMCO World Air Services

2014-11-20 23:01:09

Harbor Village Florida comments on new study which shows that brain activity is greatly affected by alcoholism. USA (PRWEB) November 20, 2014 Georgetown

2014-11-20 23:01:04

Harbor Village Detox comments on alcoholism among older among women. UK (PRWEB) November 20, 2014 An interesting piece of news from Britain now, where


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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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inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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