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2014-06-09 04:21:06

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark Karan, former lead guitarist for the post Grateful Dead band, The Other Ones, and Joe Pulitano, drummer for the Grateful Dead tribute band, Deadbeat, who are both stage IV oral cancer survivors, recently teamed up to play three benefit concerts in the North East to raise money for the Oral Cancer Foundation and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Following Deadbeat's benefit performances this spring, with Mark playing...

2014-06-06 23:07:04

The Center for Advanced Facelift Surgery in Beverly Hills Announces 15% Discount on Top Skin Care Products in June Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 To help his patients start the summer off on the right track, Dr. Babak Azizzadeh, Director of the Center for Advanced Facelift Surgery, today announced a 15% discount on skin care products during the month of June. The Beverly Hills facelift expert offers top-of-the-line brands, such as TIZO, Elta MD, and ZO by Obagi. Protect Your...

2014-06-05 23:14:19

Washington, DC plastic surgeon holding Facebook contest to refresh Dad’s look this summer. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Rondi Walker, MD, founder of Walker Plastic Surgery in Washington, DC, is holding a Facebook contest for patients and their friends to give Dad a free Ultherapy procedure this month. The Ultherapy procedure is the only treatment FDA-cleared for a non-invasive neck, eyebrow and under-chin lift. Dubbed “Dad’s Chin Could Win!,” the Ultherapy procedure will...

2014-06-04 23:14:20

Tinnitus company gives hearing instruments specialists ability to help ringing in the ears. WESTMINSTER, Colo. (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Neuromonics, Inc., manufacturer and distributor of clinically proven tinnitus treatment devices, has signed a distributor agreement with ADCO Hearing Products, Inc. ADCO provides products and services to the hearing health care industry, and is an authorized distributor for products ranging from clinical and diagnostic supplies to amplified devices and...

2014-06-04 23:01:30

The Facial Paralysis & Bell’s Palsy Foundation announces a new, live webinar series with, ‘Latest Treatment Options for Facial Paralysis" with Babak Azizzadeh, MD, FACS on Saturday, June 14 at 10:30 a.m. (PST). Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The Facial Paralysis & Bell’s Palsy Foundation today announced, “Latest Treatment Options for Facial Paralysis" with Babak Azizzadeh, MD, FACS, the first of a new series of live online presentations that will cover...

2014-06-04 08:32:25

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: U.S. Video, High-Tech and Integrated Operating Room Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/u_s_video_high_tech_integrated_operating_room_market.html In 2013, the U.S. market for video, high-tech and integrated OR equipment exceeded $1.8 billion.The video, high-tech and integrated operating room equipment market includes integrated OR components, camera systems,...

2014-06-04 08:31:06

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Emerging Asia-Pacific Hearing Aids and Audiology Devices Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/emerging_asia_pacific_hearing_aids_audiology_devices_market.html The emerging Asia-Pacific markets for hearing aids and audiology devices were valued at over $852 million in 2012.The total market for hearing devices comprised the wholesale and retail markets for hearing...

2014-06-04 08:30:58

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Asia-Pacific Hearing Aids and Audiology Devices Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/asia_pacific_hearing_aids_audiology_devices_market.html In 2012, the Asia-Pacific market for hearing devices was valued at close to $2.3 billion.The Asia-Pacific market for hearing devices was valued at close to $2.3 billion in 2012 and is expected to experience consistent...

2014-06-03 23:15:53

Atlanta Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Benjamin Stong of Kalos Facial Plastic Surgery, LLC, has been appointed to the newly-formed board of directors for the Christy Sims Foundation: a nonprofit organization founded to educate the community, increase awareness and provide financial and other resources to victims of domestic violence. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Dr. Benjamin Stong of Kalos Facial Plastic Surgery, LLC in Atlanta, Georgia has partnered with the Christy Sims Foundation to help...

2014-06-03 23:06:05

ENTA announces that they will be renewing their comprehensive participation agreement with Empire Plan, effective July 1st, 2014, for three (3) additional years. This extension covers hundreds of thousands of patients throughout New York and New Jersey. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 At a time when new healthcare coverage laws have left more and more people feeling confused and uneasy about their access to medical care, the patients of ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA)-the...


Latest Otolaryngology Reference Libraries

Tracheal Intubation
2013-04-30 13:26:36

Tracheal intubation (commonly known as intubation) is the placement of a flexible plastic tube into the trachea in order to maintain an open airway or to serve as a conduit through which to administer oxygen or other drugs. It is commonly performed in emergency situations and critically ill or injured patients, but intubation is also used in patients who will be undergoing a lengthy surgery that requires them to be under anesthesia for a significant number of hours. In order to intubate,...

Politzerization
2012-12-31 12:28:34

In 1861 Adam Politzer of Vienna spent much time studying the air movement in the Eustachian tubes and the ear canal. He would measure the air movement by attaching a manometer, a very large gauge, to the ear canal and the pharynx. He developed an apparatus known as the Politzer bag in 1863 which is a less invasive way to clear the Eustachian tubes. Procedure Politzerization, also known as the Politzer maneuver, is a medical procedure which inserts air in the middle ear while the patient...

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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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