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2014-09-18 16:27:20

LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MacPractice's MacPractice MD MU version 5.0 has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition Complete EHR certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting eligible providers with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). MacPractice MD MU version 5.0 was certified on June 6, 2014 by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National...

2014-09-16 12:31:12

EHE's private provider network continues to expand as more employers realize the benefits of proactive preventive health with annual exams. NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EHE International, the recognized leader in preventive medicine and annual physical exams with a nationwide physician network, today announced that David Abrams M.D. in Tarzana, CA has been named an EHE-certified preventive care center. Through David Abrams M.D., EHE members in the Tarzana region now have...

2014-09-16 12:30:45

EHE's private provider network continues to expand as more employers realize the benefits of proactive preventive health with annual exams. NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EHE International, the recognized leader in preventive medicine and annual physical exams with a nationwide physician network, today announced that Diamond Family Medicine in Rapid City, SD has been named an EHE-certified preventive care center. Through Diamond Family Medicine, EHE members in the Rapid...

2014-09-10 16:23:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of infants, children and adolescents in the United States did not receive key clinical preventive services, according to a report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in today's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Supplement. Clinical preventive services are various forms of important medical or dental care that support healthy development. They are delivered by doctors, dentists, nurses and...

2014-09-05 23:07:24

European Society of Lifestyle Medicine Becomes Partner Organization of American College of Preventive Medicine Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) and the European Society of Lifestyle Medicine (ESLM) have announced a partnership to advance preventive medicine and lifestyle medicine and improve education of health professionals and research worldwide in order to reduce the burden of lifestyle-related, non-communicable diseases...

Many Doctors Don’t Recommend Taking Baby Aspirin To Prevent Heart Attacks, Despite Guidelines
2014-08-08 03:37:55

University of Rochester Medical Center A majority of middle-aged men and women eligible to take aspirin to prevent heart attack and stroke do not recall their doctors ever telling them to do so, according to a University of Rochester study of a national sample of more than 3,000 patients. Published online by the Journal of General Internal Medicine, the finding illustrates a common disconnect between public health guidelines and what occurs in clinical practice. The UR study is...

2014-08-05 17:03:42

American College of Cardiology The polypill, a combination pill taken just once a day that includes key medications for secondary prevention of heart disease, may be an effective low-cost strategy to improve adherence to medication recommendations and reduce costs, according to researchers from Spain and New York, who reviewed research on the polypill. The review article, A Polypill Strategy to Improve Global Secondary Cardiovascular Prevention, was published online today in the...

2014-08-05 11:43:07

University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences Newly implemented screening guidelines and improved, highly effective drug therapies could make hepatitis C a rare disease in the United States by 2036, according to the results of a predictive model developed at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. The results of the analysis, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and performed with the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, are...

2014-08-04 23:00:29

Newly implemented screening guidelines and improved, highly effective drug therapies could make hepatitis C a rare disease in the United States by 2036, according to the results of a predictive model developed at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Newly implemented screening guidelines and improved, highly effective drug therapies could make hepatitis C a rare disease in the United States by 2036, according to the...

2014-07-30 08:32:17

DUBAI, UAE, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gopika was born against all the odds in an area of India where foeticide is prevalent. Hailing from Ponamalai Nagar, a village in the Salem district of Andhra Pradesh, her family cherished their daughter, taking the utmost care in her health and development. Yet before long the harsh reality of extreme poverty set in and the family was forced to migrate to a remote brick kiln where they ended up in bonded labour. From the moment she...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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