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Important New Practice Guidelines For Prevention And Treatment Of Lightning Injuries Issued By WMS
2012-08-28 10:36:13

About 24,000 people are killed by lightning every year, with about 10 times as many people injured. The Wilderness Medical Society has issued important new practice guidelines for precautions that can lower the likelihood of being killed or injured and recommendations for effective medical treatments post-strike. These guidelines appear in the September issue of Wilderness & Environmental Medicine. Updating the 2006 guidelines, a panel of experts chosen for their clinical or research...

2012-06-26 23:03:46

U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc. announced today that Macaw from The Prevention Plan, its mobile health and fitness app, has integrated with the market leading all day fitness tracker, the Fitbit Ultra Wireless Tracker. Jacksonville, FL and Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc., the leader in preventive medicine, announced today that Macaw from The Prevention Plan, its mobile health and fitness app, has integrated with the market leading all day fitness tracker, the...

2012-06-04 23:01:19

Fey to discuss the technological paradigm shift that is transforming the healthcare industry JACKSONVILLE, FL/DALLAS, TEXAS (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 U.S. Preventive Medicine, the leader in preventive medicine services, announced that Chairman and CEO Christopher Fey will speak at the Jefferies 2012 Global Healthcare Conference on Thursday, June 7, 2012, at 10 am ET. The four-day conference, being held in New York City, will feature panel discussions, investor-focused events and presentations...

2012-05-29 23:02:21

Recognized for Case Management Programs and Initiatives in Wellness and Prevention Jacksonville, Fla. and Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 29, 2012 U.S. Preventive Medicine´s The Prevention Plan, was named a winner in the Wellness and Prevention category of Dorland Health´s Case in Point Awards. Now in its third year, the Case in Point Awards honor the most successful and innovative case management and wellness/prevention programs as well as individuals working to improve healthcare...

2012-03-26 13:18:41

A population-wide community and clinical prevention program involving 10,000 adults meaningfully reduced the cardiovascular (CV) risk profile among a substantial portion of the population as indicated by those participating in screenings. Findings also indicate the level of improvements differ by gender for specific cardiovascular risk factors. The results will be presented March 25 at the 61st annual American College of Cardiology (ACC) scientific session. Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of...


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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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