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The Internet May Be The Worst Place For Info On Colon Cancer

The Internet May Be The Worst Place For Info On Colon Cancer: Study

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For most people surfing the Internet, information on colorectal cancer is too difficult to understand and doesn’t address the key risks of the disease and the biggest concerns that...

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2014-04-15 23:13:53

Healthcare staffing agency, Aureus Medical Group, will exhibit at the CareerMD Career Fair on Monday, April 28, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Aureus Medical Group (web: aureuslocumtenens.com), a national leader in healthcare staffing, including Physician jobs, has announced that it will participate as an exhibitor at the CareerMD Career Fair to be held Monday, April 28, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. CareerMD Career Fairs provide employers with an...

2014-04-15 08:30:05

LONDON, ON, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Nurse Practitioner, Practice Integration Outcomes Study releases study findings. The aim of this study is to foster a greater understanding of the nurse practitioners' practices in Ontario that contribute to interprofessional collaboration among nurses, doctors, and other providers for the purpose of providing high quality, timely and safe care to hospitalized patients and long term care residents. "The study elicited some very interesting information on...

2014-04-14 23:00:57

Houston Plastic Surgeon Dr. German Newall earned recognition for Brazilian Butt Lifts in Houston by RealSelf.com. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Houston Plastic Surgeon Dr. German Newall was named a preferred physician for Brazilian Butt Lifts in Houston by RealSelf.com. Since its creation in 2006, RealSelf.com has grown to become the world’s largest community for information about cosmetic surgery, dermatology, dentistry and other elective treatments. It is the no. 1 visited...

2014-04-12 23:02:45

MCN and the Chicago Compassion Club have teamed together to satisfy an influx of Illinois pain patients seeking alternative medicine through a high-visibility marketing campaign. As a licensed alternative health clinic in Chicago, this medical marijuana certification center is set to help Illinois achieve wellness. (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 The Chicago Compassion Club is an alternative organization based out of Chicago, Illinois. The group is the first of its kind in Illinois and is...

2014-04-10 23:26:08

A New Opportunity for Advertisers to Reach Healthcare Professionals Focused on the Treatment and Management of Diabetes Ewing, NJ (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 eHealthcare Solutions (EHS) is proud to announce Diabetes In Control (http://www.diabetesincontrol.com), which was recently acquired by HIPER, LLC, has signed a multi-year exclusive site representation agreement as a partner in its Healthcare Professional (HCP) network. Diabetes in Control is an online resource for medical professionals...

2014-04-10 08:29:28

Nation's second-largest physician organization begins campaign to strengthen identity among current and prospective members PHILADELPHIA, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Physicians (ACP) unveiled a new logo and tagline --'Leading Internal Medicine, Improving Lives' -- today at Internal Medicine 2014, ACP's annual scientific meeting. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/DC00887LOGO "ACP's new logo presents us in a contemporary, vibrant...

2014-04-09 23:31:59

Dr. Wittig, Dr. Muir, Dr. Hales, Dr. Casolaro, Dr. Duhamel, and Dr. Wyckoff of Pulmonary & Medical Associates of Northern Virginia have all been named as “Top Doctors” by the Washingtonian magazine for the year 2014. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 More than 1,300 medical professionals responded to Washingtonian magazine’s query, “To which doctors / specialists would you send members of your family?” Among the physicians to make the cut were several from Pulmonary...

2014-04-09 16:25:59

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth, one of the nation's largest providers of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals, has named its 2014 Medical Directors of the Year for its Emergency Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Anesthesia and Specialty Hospitalist service lines. Selected by TeamHealth's operating presidents, 16 individuals were recognized for excellence in physician leadership. "We are very proud to announce our 2014 Medical Directors of the Year,"...

2014-04-09 08:29:46

One of the nation's largest health care information networks offers providers comprehensive ICD-10 training WAYNE, Pa. and ALPHARETTA, Ga., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Availity, one of the nation's largest health care information networks, has partnered with Precyse/HealthStream to offer its clients a powerful and unique ICD-10 education program for the physician office/ambulatory market. Precyse and HealthStream have teamed together to offer a unique and comprehensive ICD-10 education...

2014-04-08 23:33:57

To help prepare today’s students for tomorrow’s job opportunities, Husson University announced today that it is launching a new Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree. With its strong emphasis on chemistry, biology, and physiology, the new Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree is well suited for individuals interested in becoming a doctor of medicine, medical specialist (podiatrist, optometrist, dermatologist, osteopathic physician, etc.), veterinarian, dentist, speech...


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Coronary Angiography
2013-07-29 11:05:01

A coronary angiography, also known as a coronary catheterization, is a procedure that gives both visual and tactical access to coronary circulation and blood filled chambers of the heart for both diagnostic and interventional purposes. It is one of many diagnostic tests used in cardiology. More specifically, coronary catheterization recognizes occlusion, stenosis, thrombosis or aneurismal enlargement of the walls of the coronary arteries; heart chamber size; heart muscle contraction...

Sigmoidoscopy
2013-03-04 10:30:47

Sigmoidoscopy is a medical procedure in which the physician is able to visualize the inside walls of the large intestine with a scope placed in the rectum. Only the distal part of the colon, or the sigmoid, is examined as opposed to the entire bowel in a colonoscopy. Reasons for procedure The use of this procedure is mainly for early detection of colorectal cancer, vascular abnormalities or polyps. Studies have shown that this procedure has aided in early detection of colorectal cancer...

Gastroscopy
2013-03-04 10:13:56

The esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure used in internal medicine to view the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. This non-invasive procedure is used for many complaints and requires little to no time for recovery from the procedure. Reasons for the Procedure Patients present to their physician with physical complaints. For example, a patient may come into the office and say they have been feeling tired and forgetful. Through many tests and evaluations,...

2012-11-26 22:58:54

Percussion is a technique used during a clinical examination to elicit sounds while tapping on the body surface. These sounds can give clues to physicians as to the state of the underlying structures. Percussion can be utilized during well checks or during development of the physician’s differential diagnosis. Percussion was introduced to distinguish between empty and filled barrels of liquor until Dr. Leopold Auenbrugger introduced the technique to medicine. How the Method is Performed...

Palpation
2012-11-26 20:39:45

Palpation is a technique used by a physician or medical provider during a physical examination. By placing hands on a patient, data can be gathered that is otherwise unknown by visualization only. What Information it Provides Information such as the temperature of the skin, the moistness or dryness of the skin, the shape of a structure, the location of pain, the radiation of the pain, the quality of function, strength of a structure, amount of swelling, sensation, circulation and so...

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