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2014-04-07 16:25:26

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth's Palliative Care Services recently launched its outpatient practice, which offers patients with serious illnesses the opportunity to seek treatment from board-certified palliative care physicians in an outpatient setting. Housed within the EvergreenHealth Pulmonary Care Center, physicians at the outpatient practice collaborate closely with the members of each patient's medical team to ensure that quality of life is...

2014-04-04 23:30:25

Rhode Island Medical Imaging announced that John A. Pezzullo, MD, will serve as president of the Board of Directors, Peter Evangelista, MD has been elected Treasurer, and Terrence Healey, MD will serve as Secretary. East Providence, RI (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Rhode Island Medical Imaging announced that John A. Pezzullo, MD, will serve as president of the Board of Directors, Peter Evangelista, MD has been elected Treasurer, and Terrence Healey, MD will serve as Secretary. Dr. John A....

2014-04-03 16:23:59

Root canals can be nearly pain-free at Kern Dental Specialties, known as the "dentists' endodontists" LOS ANGELES, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When dental specialist Peter Bae, D.D.S., found himself with a nasty toothache due to a molar gone bad, he was in as much distress as any patient requiring the skills of a top endodontic dentist in Bakersfield. Much to Dr. Bae's relief, his experience with Dr. Harry Malhotra of Kern Dental Specialties went as well as could possibly be...

2014-04-02 23:02:51

Doctors at Christ Hospital use advanced microsurgical techniques. Surgery greatly advances opportunities for patients in Hudson County. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 A pioneering breast surgery was performed for the first time in Hudson County by Dr. Robbi Kempner, Director of Breast Surgery and Medical Director of the Breast Center at CarePoint Health, with reconstructive surgeons Dr. Cyrus Loghmanee, Dr. Dean Cerio and Dr. Charbel Chalfoun at Christ Hospital. The surgery - a...

2014-04-01 23:27:02

Payman Khorrami, MD, a gastroenterologist in Beverly Hills discusses the importance of Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Every March healthcare professionals around the country recognize Colon Cancer Awareness Month, a time dedicated to spreading information about the importance of colon cancer screening. Payman Khorrami, MD, a board-certified gastroenterologist at La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles sees patients at the Colonoscopy Center of...

2014-04-01 23:02:09

New additions in Orange County help link attorneys with medical specialists and surgeons. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 In the world of personal injury and workers compensation, one of an attorney’s most challenging jobs is finding proper medical treatment for their clients. Now, with the addition of Crown Valley Outpatient Surgical Center and American Multispecialty Medical Clinic, Doctors On Liens™, a network of qualified medical professionals who specialize in lien cases,...

2014-03-31 23:27:46

Robert J. Hilt, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Washington School Of Medicine, Seattle, presented on Stimulants, Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, Antipsychotic Agents, and Mood Stabilizers. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Psychiatry Volume 43, Issue 02: Psychiatric Medications for Children: An Overview of Your Options. The goal of this program is to improve medical management of various psychiatric...

2014-03-31 16:27:02

March 30 - April 5 is Root Canal Awareness Week CHICAGO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fewer Americans fear root canal treatment, according to a recent survey by the American Association of Endodontists. Just over half of those surveyed, 54 percent, said root canals make them apprehensive, down from 60 percent in 2013, and the lowest numbers reported since the AAE began its annual survey in 2011. In addition, more than three-quarters of Americans, 76 percent, say they would want...

2014-03-31 08:30:36

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (FPM&R) and Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals are partnering in the development of a new research grant. The Mallinckrodt Acute Pain Management Research Grant will offer up to three grants of $10,000 each in 2014 for research on the use of acute opioids by physiatrists in physical medicine and rehabilitation, with special consideration given to outcomes research....

2014-03-29 23:01:07

Michael Johns III, MD, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology and Director, Emory Voice Center, Emory University, School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, presented on The Aging Voice and Reinnervation Surgery for Unilateral Vocal Fold Paralysis. William R. Ryan, MD, Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Head and Neck Oncologic and Endocrine Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, presented on Tips and Pearls for Total Laryngectomy. Glendale, CA...


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General Surgery
2013-04-30 10:15:33

General surgery is a specialty that concentrates on the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and the thyroid gland. This specialty also deals with skin, breast, soft tissue and hernia related diseases. General Surgeons have the opportunity to subspecialize in one or more of the following: Trauma Surgery: Trauma surgery is the specialty that performs invasive procedures for physical injuries in an emergency. This subspecialty holds the...

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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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