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2013-02-17 23:01:15

Yearly national conference to focus on improving the health of people from the Clinic to the Community Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 17, 2013 The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM), the nation´s leading society of physicians committed to health promotion and disease prevention, is proud to host Preventive Medicine 2013, taking place February 20-23, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. This meeting serves as the leading annual gathering of physicians, health professionals, health...

2013-02-13 17:54:01

Practices should ask patients questions on initial and subsequent visits By relying on hunches rather than posing a few screening questions, primary care clinicians may be missing three-fourths of the alcohol problems in their patients, a newly released analysis shows. "It's often off the radar – people come in for hypertension and are not asked how much they drink," said study co-author Barbara J. Turner, M.D., M.S.Ed., M.A., M.A.C.P., of UT Medicine San Antonio. Primary care...

2012-12-29 05:00:07

Healthcare spending in the United States continues to rise as health prevention becomes the new focus to keep healthcare costs down. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) December 28, 2012 Healthcare spending in the United States continues to rise at an unsustainable rate, projected to reach 20% of the gross domestic product by 2015. One response to this trend has been a renewed attention in disease prevention, diagnostics, personalized medicine, and disease management. The best way to save taxpayers and...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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