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2014-07-30 23:01:54

Dr. Mark Hamilton announces its move to a new, adjacent suite. Carmel, IN (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Hamilton Facial Plastic Surgery is happy to announce the opening of its new Carmel office on July 30th. After months of planning, Dr. Hamilton and his staff will finally be moving to the state-of-the-art suite, located only steps away from the original location. The cozy and innovative space will allow for one-on-one patient comfort, shorter wait times, and generally a more satisfying cosmetic...

2014-07-30 16:30:17

BALTIMORE, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Urological Association (AUA) today issued a statement in response to the new Institute of Medicine (IOM) July 29 report, "Graduate Medical Education that Meets the Nation's Health Needs." The below statement is attributable to AUA Public Policy Council Vice Chair Dr. Christopher Gonzalez. "The AUA applauds the Institute of Medicine (IOM) for studying the governance, finance and regulation of graduate medical education...

2014-07-30 16:29:01

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to advances in minimally invasive surgery, pain management, preoperative preparation and rapid rehabilitation methods, patients of Dr. Craig McAllister at EvergreenHealth in Kirkland, Washington, can now receive outpatient hip and knee replacement surgery. Dr. McAllister and EvergreenHealth were the first physician and hospital team on the West Coast to offer outpatient hip and knee replacement surgery. Dr. McAllister and his team...

2014-07-25 23:04:43

Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS, Invited to Join Exclusive Obagi Clinical Advisory Board Melbourne, FL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS, and Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon has been invited to join the exclusive Obagi Clinical Advisory Board, comprised of only eight of the country's leading facial plastic surgeons, plastic surgeons and dermatologists. Dr. Clevens recently traveled to Las Vegas where this exclusive Advisory Board...

2014-07-25 08:26:19

PHOENIX, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Christy Dental Care offers comprehensive dental services for Phoenix residents. Dr. Han Christy, Phoenix dentist, founded his office to provide patients with everything from preventative treatments to restorative dentistry and every dental treatment in between. They offer an extensive selection of dental treatments and procedures using only the latest proven methods and advanced dental technology. Dr. Christy, Phoenix dental implants dentist,...

2014-07-23 23:28:39

When it comes to evaluating and treating skin cancer, the public overwhelmingly prefers dermatologists over other health care providers, says a just-published study in Dermatologic Surgery. Rolling Meadows, IL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Dermatologists are overwhelmingly the preferred health care provider for evaluating and treating skin cancer, according to a study published in the June issue of Dermatologic Surgery. The journal is the official publication for American Society for...

2014-07-23 23:02:49

Seven TexPTS Therapists Receive Board Certification in June 2014 Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) is proud to announce that seven physical therapists from their Westlake, Westgate, Liberty Hill, Parmer, Balcones, and Georgetown clinics have received training and earned the professional designation of Orthopaedic Certified Specialist (OCS) or Sports Certified Specialist (SCS) this June. Adriana Juarez, PT, DPT, OCS, Tony Lauretta, PT, DPT, OCS,...

2014-07-21 16:26:09

CHICAGO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Being hospitalized for a medical procedure can be a stressful event but for many patients the financial burden of unexpected costs associated with care can add undue stress. To better educate patients, the American Osteopathic Association's House of Delegates approved a policy advocating hospitals and other sites of medical services to provide patients in advance of scheduled procedures an estimate of all costs involved in their care,...

2014-07-21 16:26:06

CHICAGO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a September 2013 survey released by Makovsky Health and Kelton, the average American spends about 52 hours each year on the Internet looking up health information. While medical websites with symptom-checker tools-- such as WebMD, Isabel Symptom Checker and EverydayHealth-- can provide valuable health information to patients, they should not be used as a replacement for a visit to the physician. Members of the American...

2014-07-19 23:03:08

Governance of American Association of Physician Specialists, Inc. is set for 2014-15. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 The American Association of Physician Specialists, Inc. ® (AAPS) has announced its Board of Directors for 2014-2015. Leaders were elected and installed at the recent AAPS House of Delegates & Annual Meeting. The list of 2014-15 AAPS Board Members follows: Executive Committee: Kenneth M. Flowe, M.D., FAAEP, MBA, President Martin E. Thornton, D.O., President-Elect...


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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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Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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