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2014-06-04 08:33:35

Clinical study supports updating long-term care practices ROCK HILL, S.C., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After five years of continuous refinement, Dignity Continence Solutions now creates permanent behavior change that supports natural sleep patterns and improves outcomes. Clinicians know that incontinence related moisture often results in skin irritation and breakdown(1),(2). To combat these negative effects, caregivers routinely check and change absorbent products up to nine...

2014-06-03 23:00:50

HMHP Wound Care Centers and Hyperbaric Medicine, members of the Healogics network, are participating in the first Healogics National Wound Care Awareness Week June 2 to 6. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 HMHP Wound Care Centers and Hyperbaric Medicine at St. Elizabeth, St. Joseph and St. Elizabeth Boardman, members of the Healogics network, are participating in the first Healogics National Wound Care Awareness Week June 2 to 6. The HMHP Wound Care Centers are among nearly 600...

2014-06-02 23:03:23

Mental Training is an integral part of any professional or Olympic athlete's daily routine. No one knows this better than Olympic Mental Training and Performance Coach, Dan Vitchoff. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Mental Training is an integral part of any professional or Olympic athlete's daily routine. No one knows this better than Olympic Mental Training and Performance Coach, Dan Vitchoff. On Tuesday June 6th, 2014 Dan Vitchoff will join Country Music Sensation Tim...

2014-05-29 23:10:59

Press release also available in Spanish at the Following Link: http://bit.ly/1ovtOmj Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Each year 8 million children in the United States (including nearly 1 million Hispanic children) suffer an injury that requires emergency room care or a hospital stay. As part of National Trauma Awareness Month, a team of experts at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) today launched a new Spanish-language website, AfterTheInjury.org/es, to help...

2014-05-28 08:32:36

Experimental product candidate OmegaSkin(TM) wound dressing shows qualitative differences in wound histology over control wounds RESTON, Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eqalix, Inc. today announced the results of a pre-clinical study on its novel electro-spun soy protein-based tissue scaffold, OmegaSkin(TM) wound dressing, suggesting enhanced tissue generation in a pig model of full thickness excisional wound healing. The study was conducted at the Temple University Institute of...

PTSD in children after accidents
2014-05-28 07:02:36

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When a child on a bicycle is struck by oncoming traffic, the results can be devastating. From life-threatening head injuries to bone fractures, the children are definitely the losers. As it turns out, their bodies heal faster than their minds. Eva Olofsson, a research student at the University of Gothenburg's Sahlgrenska Academy, found that one in three Swedish children involved in such an accident suffers from posttraumatic stress...

2014-05-27 23:11:09

Speed Up Fracture Healing created by Margaret Davison is a new program that introduces to people natural remedies, techniques, and detailed instructions on how to heal broken bones. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Speed Up Fracture Healing is a new program developed by Margaret Davison, who has many years of experience in the health industry. The program provides people with a lot of natural remedies,...

2014-05-27 23:09:46

Embarking on a truly global adventure, encompassing 34 locations worldwide — VisitandCare.com joined the Wings for Life Foundation to help fund research into curing spinal cord injuries. The event united individuals across the globe to run for those who can’t. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 VisitandCare.com helped to create a piece of history on May 4th, as the team geared up for the Wings For Life World Run 2014. The pioneering event embraced tens of thousands of runners for a...

2014-05-27 08:30:14

ADDISON, Texas, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ULURU Inc. (OTCQB: ULUR), today announced it has completed the further shipments of Altrazeal(®) for the Italian, Spanish and Portuguese markets. Commenting on these shipments, Helmut Kerschbaumer, Managing Director of Altrazeal GmbH, stated, "This is a significant milestone in the rollout of Altrazeal(®) onto the European market. Coming right behind a highly successful participation at the European Wound Management Association Annual...

2014-05-22 23:11:32

After weeks of discussions between the Arizona Veterans Assistance Committee and (R) AZ. Senator Kimberly Yee's office, efforts have resulted in a commitment to support the implementation of medical marijuana research for those suffering with treatment resistant P.T.S.D. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 A.V.A.C. is an organization of concerned citizens dedicated to helping save the lives of veterans fighting post traumatic stress. Astonishingly, an estimated 22 veterans lose this...


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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
2013-07-19 15:31:29

Posttraumatic stress disorder (commonly known as PTSD) is a severe anxiety disorder characterized by adverse anxiety-related experiences, behaviors, and physiological responses that results from exposure to an event that causes psychological trauma. Examples of events that could lead to PTSD include the threat of harm or death to oneself or to someone else, or witnessing an event that overwhelms the individual's ability to cope. Diagnostic symptoms for PTSD include flashbacks or nightmares,...

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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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