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2014-05-02 08:26:06

Acquires Chiaramonte, Huisman and Zorn Urology, LLC OWINGS MILLS, Md., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Urology Associates, P.A., one of the nation's largest urology practices, announced today that it has acquired Chiaramonte, Huisman and Zorn Urology (CHZ), LLC, with offices located in Prince George's and Charles Counties. This acquisition includes the practice's two offices located in Clinton and White Plains, MD and the Fairview Urocenter. Doctors Robert M....

2014-05-01 23:04:55

Kia Michel, MD, of Comprehensive Urology in Los Angeles comments on the importance of seeking testicular cancer treatment after a 21-year-old’s life is saved thanks to social media platform Reddit. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Recent news that a 21-year-old’s life was saved thanks to the popular social media site Reddit underscores how testicular examinations can have a substantial – and potentially life-saving – effect on patients of any age. Taylor “Chase” Tyree...

2014-04-28 23:10:40

As new technologies using lasers, light and energy to treat cosmetic skin conditions make the procedures safer and more effective, the popularity of these options continues to rise, according to recent survey results from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Rolling Meadows, IL (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Lasers can be used to treat a wide variety of cosmetic skin conditions, including erasing fine lines and wrinkles, and removal of age spots, surgical and traumatic-injury scars,...

2014-04-28 12:27:57

NEW YORK, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and the American Urological Association [http://www.auanet.org ] (AUA), a premier urological association providing invaluable support to the urology community, announce their collaboration to launch a new journal, Urology Practice [http://www.urologypracticejournal.com ]. Urology Practice will focus...

2014-04-25 23:05:59

Urologist at Comprehensive Urology Named Southern California Super Doctor by Los Angeles Magazine for 2014 Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Los Angeles urologist Kiarash Michel, MD, has been named one of Southern California’s Super Doctors for 2014, making it the fifth consecutive year he has been awarded the honor. “Being recognized as a Super Doctor is always an incredible honor, and this year is no exception,” says Dr. Michel. “I’m lucky to have such wonderful...

2014-04-23 23:14:18

Cosmetic procedures to rejuvenate and smooth facial skin increasingly appeal to patients 30 and younger, according to an ASDS survey. The younger patients are looking ahead, trying to prevent wrinkles and preserve their skin. Rolling Meadows, IL (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Cosmetic procedures to rejuvenate and smooth facial skin increasingly appeal to patients 30 and younger, according to surveys by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. The majority of the younger patients are...

2014-04-08 23:24:18

Miraca will present an impactful poster as well as share guidance about how to comply with new CMS regulations IRVING, Texas (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Miraca Life Sciences, (MLS) the nation’s largest independent anatomical pathology lab, announced today that it will have a significant presence at the 2014 Annual Meeting for the American Urological Association (AUA), the premier urologic association conference, providing invaluable support to the urologic community through plenary sessions,...

2014-04-04 23:38:22

Body-sculpting treatments performed by dermatologic surgeons jumped nearly 22 percent in 2013, as consumers increasingly turned to the procedures to trim excess body fat. Procedures include tumescent liposuction, "fat-freezing" (cryolipolysis) and laserlipolysis. Rolling Meadows, IL (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Consumers increasingly decided to take advantage of body-sculpting techniques performed by dermatologic surgeons to trim extra body fat in 2013, according to a recent physician...

2014-04-02 12:31:14

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kite Pharma, Inc. (Kite), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing engineered autologous T cell therapy (eACT(TM)) products for cancer, today announced the appointment of Arie Belldegrun, M.D., FACS, as President and Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Belldegrun, who is also a founder of Kite, will continue in his current role as Chairman of the Company. "Dr. Belldegrun has had a distinguished 18-year tenure in...

2014-03-28 12:26:43

A return to bipartisan, bicameral efforts to fix the Medicare physician payment system is needed WASHINGTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons is dismayed that House congressional leadership resorted to unreasonable tactics yesterday to pass the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014, the 17th short-term patch to the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula in the past decade. This action undermines the collaborative, bipartisan and...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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