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2014-01-07 23:20:28

Many men and women hope to transform themselves in the New Year, swapping unhealthy habits and poor nutrition for a fresh new lifestyle. World Gardens Café provides home-delivered meals that are nutritious, convenient, and perfect for making this transformation. Upland, CA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 The New Year is a perfect time to start eating right, losing weight, and staying healthy. Many have made this commitment to start a new lifestyle in 2014 but are searching for tools and...

2014-01-07 12:28:54

New LifeTrak Products Enable Consumers to Sync Data via Bluetooth® Smart to Track ECG-Accurate Heart Rate, Automatic Sleep Detection, Steps and Calorie Burn, with Smartphone Notifications - All From the Wrist! LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 International CES -- Salutron, Inc. today showcased the importance of heart rate monitoring in providing accurate measurements for activity tracking that provides consumers with opportunities for better health. The LifeTrak series offers the...

2014-01-07 08:30:07

CAESAREA, Israel, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB:DRIO), developer of Dario(TM), a cloud-based, mobile health platform for diabetes and blood glucose monitoring, announced today that it has filed a Premarket Notification Application, also known as a 510(k), with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Dario((TM)) Blood Glucose Monitoring System. "We are right on schedule, according to our previously announced plans. We have filed the 510(k)...

2014-01-06 08:26:22

Research collaborations advance company goal of incorporating RedoxSYS(TM) oxidation-reduction potential platform into clinical practice and broaden the scope of applications in the critical care setting GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced that subsidiary Luoxis has entered into research agreements with Western Galilee Medical Center (Nahariya, Israel) and the University of Thessaly (Larissa, Greece)....

2014-01-04 23:02:29

In response to an article published by News Medical, Dr. Demetri Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics discusses six important tips to remember in order to keep children safe while playing outside in the cold weather. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 04, 2014 Dr. Demetri Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a NY-based comprehensive pediatric care practice, responds to an article published on December 6th by News Medical that examines six different precautions to take before allowing children to play in...

2014-01-03 16:22:58

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With extreme cold temperatures across the state, Agriculture Secretary George Greig today cautioned livestock and pet owners to take measures to protect animals from low temperatures that can cause them to suffer from cold-related stress. "Owners must monitor their animals during these extreme temperatures, because livestock and pets can quickly become distressed," said Greig. "If your animals exhibit unusual behaviors that could be...

2014-01-01 23:00:05

Somanabolic Muscle Maximizer designed by Kyle Leon is the latest program that teaches people how to drive their lean muscle growth quickly and safely. Is the review of Somanabolic Muscle Maximizer on the site HealthReviewCenter.com trustworthy? Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 Somanabolic Muscle Maximizer is the latest program that teaches people how to promote lean muscle growth without any fat, and how to repair and rebuild their broken down muscle tissue quickly. The program also...

2013-12-31 12:21:06

The January Issue of Food Nutrition & Science Reviews Upcoming Food Trends for 2014; Also How Seasoning Giant McCormick & Company Incorporates Sustainability Practices; and more. SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States has nearly 31 million women who are 27 years old and older who live alone without children. This group, now being called the "IndieWoman," spends $50 billion on food and beverages annually and will drive food trends for 2014, according to...

2013-12-30 23:20:25

A new report from Health News Wires titled Top 19 Foods That Repair Hormones reveals the natural foods that contain “super nutrients” to repair and re-balance hormones that contribute to fat burning and weight loss. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 A new report titled Top 19 Foods That Repair Hormones reveals the natural foods that contain “super nutrients” to repair and re-balance hormones that contribute to fat burning and weight loss. In addition to detailing the The Top...


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Temperature Examination
2012-11-26 23:06:36

Taking a patient's temperature is an initial part of a full clinical examination. The moment the medical provider comes within inches of the patient’s skin, they can tell if there is a change in the patient’s temperature. Heat radiates from a febrile patient, skin becomes clammy when cardiac output is reduced, and cold skin can be an ominous sign when combined with other negative findings. Temperature is an important indicator for patient status. How the Temperature is Attained...

Cricothyroid ligament
2012-07-01 19:07:37

The cricothyroid ligament makes up the largest part of the laryngeal membrane, consisting of a median (anterior) and twin lateral ligaments. The median cricothyroid ligament is a flat band of white tissue joining the cricoid and thyroid cartilages. The lateral cricothyroid ligament is also known as the conus elasticus. The main function of the ligament is to keep the cricoid and thyroid from traveling too far. This ligament is cut during emergency cricothyrotomy. Image Caption: Larynx -...

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2014-01-12 00:00:00

Biology is the study of living organisms. Before the 19th century, biology was known as natural history (the study of all living things). Gottfried Reinhold Treviranus was the first person to coin the term biology. Biology comes from the Greek words bios (meaning "life") and logia (meaning "study of"). It is a common science that is a standard subject in schools and universities around the world. Over a million papers are published annually in biology and medicinal journals. Not just a...

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2007-05-21 06:18:54

The Electric eel, Electrophorus electricus, is a species of fish. It is capable of generating powerful electric shocks, which it uses for both hunting and self-defense. It is a top predator in its South American range. Despite its name it is not an eel at all but rather a knifefish. Taxonomy The species is so unusual that it has been reclassified several times. Originally it was given its own family Electrophoridae, and then placed to a genus of Gymnotidae alongside Gymnotus....

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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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