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2014-09-10 23:07:22

UC Davis study highlights the need for better guidance for primary care providers SACRAMENTO, Calif.

2014-09-10 23:02:02

Clearview Women's Center has launched an entirely new, redesigned website with more information and vaunted design Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 10,

2014-09-10 23:01:40

Modern scientists explore entanglement, superposition, coherence, tunneling and teleportation and author Cynthia Sue Larson explains applications of these quantum science findings to the studies

2014-09-09 23:13:34

Andria Hollingshead, a 2013 NBCC Foundation military scholarship recipient, provides substance abuse treatment for other veterans. GREENSBORO, NC (PRWEB) September

2014-09-09 23:00:44

HealthForumOnline (HFO) adds a new online continuing education (CE) course, Factitious Disorders: Fantasies and Facts (Munchausen Syndrome and Munchausen by Proxy), to their library of over 95

2014-09-09 16:26:40

Dr. Shoals Psychiatric Med Clinic of Florence, Alabama is ranked among the top physicians in the nation based on patient reviews. FLORENCE, Ala., Sept.

2014-09-09 16:25:46

FLORENCE, Ala., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Among the select few physicians honored with the prestigious Patients' Choice Award this year is Dr.

2014-09-05 20:21:05

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept.

2014-09-04 23:12:50

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association honors ten psychiatric-mental health nurses for excellence in mental health care and wellness promotion. Falls Church,

2014-09-04 23:11:13

National mental health and suicide expert, Lucinda Bassett, highlights the shortcomings of the US healthcare system for those struggling with mental illness, and why she believes greater access


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Acrophobia
2013-10-21 09:15:37

Acrophobia, derived from the Greek: ákron, meaning "peak, summit, edge”, is an intense, irrational fear of heights. This is a somewhat common fear; between 2 and 5 percent of the general population suffer from a fear of heights, and twice the number of sufferers are female. Like most phobias, Acrophobia is generally attributed to a traumatic incident involving heights; however, recent studies have questioned this theory, due to the prevalence of this phobia. Some studies have suggested...

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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.