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Blame Your Brain When You Cave To The Craving

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you have ever succumbed to a craving for high-calorie snacks, and most of us surely have, you may not feel quite so bad after reading a study by the School of Public Health and Health...

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2014-09-17 08:25:19

BEIJING, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In May this year, a senior official proposed implementing the "Three Changes" during his visit to Henan, which fully embodied the care and expectations of the Chinese government towards "Made in China", "Chinese Quality" and "Chinese brand". The three changes include "Promoting change from 'Made in China' to 'Created in China', from 'Chinese speed' to 'Chinese quality', and from 'Chinese product' to 'Chinese brand'" (hereinafter referred to as...

2014-09-16 23:12:50

Antioch University introduces an online option for the graduate degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling offered by its New England campus. It is now accepting applications for the January 2015 term. Yellow Spings, OH (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Antioch University has introduced an online option of the Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Antioch University New England. The new offering joins a growing list of programs offered through Antioch’s online campus. The...

2014-09-16 12:34:37

CORALVILLE, Iowa, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACT Aspire, LLC launches Periodic Assessments, the second major component of the ACT Aspire Assessment System. ACT Aspire is the first digital, longitudinal assessment system to fully connect student performance with readiness benchmarks from elementary grades through high school. It now extends the understanding of student progress through optional Periodic Assessments. These are short-duration, revealing assessments that produce...

2014-09-16 12:31:54

Largest clinical study evaluating durability of treatment with the NeuroStar shows depression patients maintained remission through 52 weeks MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuronetics, Inc., today announced that results of a study designed to assess the long-term effectiveness of NeuroStar TMS Therapy in adult patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) who have failed to benefit from prior treatment with antidepressant medications, were published online in The...

2014-09-14 23:02:34

Participants in the symposium, Right In Front Of Our Eyes: How Undetected Vision Issues Impact Student Learning, will discuss the problems children have with Reading when they cannot see print clearly. A startling 25% of children in elementary school have vision problems which make reading difficult. Bothell, Washington (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 School requires that children read at both near and far distances, but Washington law requires that they be screened only for far vision when...

2014-09-12 23:06:37

Touch-Responsive Underwear and Group-Emotion Detector Named by LELO as Winners Stockholm/San Jose (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 The winners of LELO’s Global UnDesign Awards have been announced with successful designs hailing from the USA, Brazil, Switzerland and Egypt, including an innovative group-emotion detector and touch-responsive underwear. Also enlightening were the winners’ comments on the profound importance of staying connected in a world too often driven apart by ideologies,...

2014-09-12 23:03:42

An industry leader in pain management is celebrating the new faces at the institute as well as three anniversaries. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Representatives with Capitol Pain Institute announced today that Dr. Raimy Amasha and Dr. Anjuli Desai have completed their first year at Capitol Pain Institute while Jasmine Nelson, FNP has reached three years of service. Dr. Matthew Schocket, founder of Capitol Pain Institute, went on to note that the medical institute also has 10...

2014-09-12 08:25:40

Survey reveals women report significant gender bias in the healthcare system LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Pain Report and the non-profit For Grace released the results of a major online readers' survey on the controversial topic of Women in Pain. The results were also discussed at the annual meeting of For Grace in Los Angeles today. Over 2,400 women in chronic pain filled out the survey, which is the largest response the National Pain Report has ever experienced....

2014-09-12 08:25:21

- Research grants awarded for five out of more than 200 proposals, highlighting continued commitment to multiple sclerosis (MS) ROCKLAND, Mass., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EMD Serono Inc., a subsidiary of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announced the recipients of the second annual Grant for Multiple Sclerosis Innovation (GMSI) at the 2014 Joint ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS Meeting of the Americas Committee for Treatment and Research in MS (ACTRIMS) and European Committee for Treatment and...

2014-09-11 23:12:11

The new partnership aims to provide all mental health professionals with the necessary resources for an effective online presence Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing company for mental health professionals, announced today its affiliation with the Pennsylvania Counseling Association (PCA). This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online marketing solutions to PCA members, adding exclusive benefits...


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Spectrophobia
2013-12-24 12:23:34

Spectrophobia is a kind of specific phobia involving a morbid fear of mirrors. Catoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors. This phobia is distinct from Eisoptrophobia, which is the fear of your own reflection. In general, an individual suffering from this phobia has been traumatized in an event where they believe they have seen or heard apparitions or ghosts. The individual could also become traumatized by television shows, nightmares, or horror films. This fear could be the result of a trauma...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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