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2014-03-04 08:30:29

Omaha Native and Barron's Top 10 Financial Advisor Supports the College's Work to Prepare Next Generation of Financial Advisors to Hit the Ground Running OMAHA, Neb., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ron Carson announced today that he has been appointed to The American College of Financial Services board of trustees. Carson, the founder and CEO of Carson Wealth Management Group, Peak Advisor Alliance and Carson Institutional Alliance will join the group for a three-year term....

2014-03-03 16:25:33

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) and American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) applaud President Barack Obama's Proclamation designating March 2014 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. In the proclamation, the President noted, "The second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, colorectal cancer claims more than 50,000...

2014-02-28 12:25:53

Foot and Ankle Surgeons Get Patients Running Again with Less-Invasive Treatment Options CHICAGO, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Runners often cite the wide array of health benefits--physical, mental, and emotional--as their motivation to keep logging the miles. But like any strenuous physical activity, running can also lead to overuse injuries. One of those injuries affecting women in particular is a foot pain so intense that it prevents them from running at all--the painful neuroma....

2014-02-27 16:27:25

CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ground-breaking cartilage regeneration isn't exactly the Fountain of Youth. But for aging boomers and athletes with aching and injured ankle joints, it's close enough, making them feel almost new again. Foot and ankle surgeons are gathering this week at the Annual Scientific Conference of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) to study revolutionary advances in cartilage regeneration for foot and ankle injuries. According to...

2014-02-27 12:28:06

CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Increased mobility and freedom during post-op surgery can do wonders for a patient's attitude. And a positive attitude is proven to have drastic effects on the body's ability to heal. Recent advances in foot and ankle surgery have made operations smoother and new tools have made repair work more durable. This has paved the way to an even speedier recovery--or at least one that feels faster because it's less cumbersome. Foot and ankle surgeons...

2014-02-21 12:24:56

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences implements ACR Select to improve efficiency and quality of patient care ANDOVER, Mass., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Decision Support Company (NDSC) announced expansion of its growing customer base. More than 30 leading healthcare provider organizations and radiology practices have demonstrated their commitment to delivering higher quality imaging services through the implementation of ACR Select, a comprehensive national...

2014-02-20 12:28:12

-- Healthcare-exclusive Clinical Search Engine and Social Platform to be Introduced at Preventive Medicine 2014 in New Orleans February 19-22 -- HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MediScripts announces that it will introduce MediScript's Qology at the American College of Preventive Medicine's (ACPM) annual meeting, Preventive Medicine 2014, in New Orleans, LA. Qology is an award-winning clinical search engine and social platform for physicians. Qology,...

2014-02-19 16:24:23

CHICAGO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons (ACS) hosted the ACS Surgical Health Care Quality Forum North Carolina, one of a series of state-specific forums to infuse local learnings into the national discussion on effective quality improvement methods that surgeons, physicians and hospitals are using to improve patient safety and reduce costs. The forum was held at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill and featured a panel of...

2014-02-17 23:01:03

ACTCM was selected by the Whole Foods Market to be one of the featured Nickels for Non Profit recipients. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 The American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) is proud to announce they have been selected by Whole Foods Potrero Hill to be one of the featured Nickels for Non Profit recipients, an initiative that gives shoppers who bring their own bag the option of receiving a 5¢ credit (per bag) or the option to donate the 5¢ to...

2014-02-12 23:25:50

NWH has been granted a 3 year accreditation with commendation by the Commission on Cancer. Mt. Kisco (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH) has been granted Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons. CoC accredited cancer programs must meet or exceed 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years, and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient-centered...


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Journal of the American College of Cardiology
2012-04-29 23:03:49

The Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by Elsevier. It covers all aspects of cardiovascular disease, including original clinical studies, experimental investigations with clear clinical relevance, state-of-the-art papers, viewpoints, and editorials and essays interpreting and commenting on the research presented. According to its website, http://content.onlinejacc.org, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology is the...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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