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2013-03-07 23:55:16

As baby-boomers age and the number of people with serious chronic illnesses continues to rise, the demand for experts in palliative medicine is sure to outstrip the supply, according Timothy E. Quill, M.D., professor of Medicine, Psychiatry and Medical Humanities in the Center for Ethics, Humanities and Palliative Care at the University of Rochester Medical Center. In a perspective published in today's New England Journal of Medicine, Quill, who serves as president of the American Academy...

2012-12-11 00:59:28

Fewer emergency room visits, less depression Seniors in long-term care experienced a significant reduction in emergency room visits and depression when receiving palliative care services, according to a recent collaborative study by researchers at Hebrew SeniorLife's Hebrew Rehabilitation Center (HRC) and Institute for Aging Research, both affiliated with Harvard Medical School (HMS). The results of the study, published today in The Gerontologist, demonstrate the potential for improved...

2012-10-16 04:01:40

Dr. Patrick W. Hogan of Arizona Pain Specialists, the premier pain management clinic in Glendale, AZ. received the prestigious 2012 Patients´ Choice Award. This award is based on excellent patient reviews and near perfect scores from online patient voters. Glendale, AZ (PRWEB) October 15, 2012 Dr. Patrick W. Hogan, D.O., double-board certified interventional pain physician and anesthesiologist at Arizona Pain Specialists (http://www.arizonapain.com), has received a Patients´...

2012-10-01 12:32:22

Landmark global survey reveals major shortcomings in many countries around the world Governments around the world are leaving hundreds of millions of cancer patients to suffer needlessly because of their failure to ensure adequate access to pain-relieving drugs, an unprecedented new international survey reveals. The new data, released to the public during the ESMO 2012 Congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology in Vienna, paints a shocking picture of unnecessary pain on a...

2012-08-15 23:01:54

Led by ION Solutions, Physician Resource Management & Priority Health, oncology medical home initiative aimed at improving oncology patient care and payer relationships Valley Forge, Pa (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 ION Solutions, a company of AmerisourceBergen Specialty Group, and Physician Resource Management(PRM) are pleased to announce that three community oncology practices have committed to the Michigan Oncology Medical Home Demonstration Project. Initiated by ION Solutions and PRM,...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin