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Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 With a series of fundraising events, Fight to Win Promotions and the Brazilian jiu-jitsu community have raised more than $15,000 in just a couple of weeks for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. After taking to the mats in professional submission…
09.19 / 23:25
bio-medicine.org
Melbourne, FL (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 Only a few physicians were selected to receive the prestigious 2016 Patients' Choice Award, and this year’s honorees include Brevard’s own Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS . The founder and medical director of Clevens Face and Body Specialists , Dr. Cle…
09.19 / 23:25
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India has avoided about 1 million deaths of children under age five since 2005, driven by significant reductions in mortality from pneumonia, diarrhea, tetanus and measles, according to new research published…
09.19 / 22:58
medicalxpress.com
Providing-Performer dentists (Principals) had higher gross earnings, total expenses and taxable income than Performer Only dentists (Associates) in keeping with previous years. For Associates in 2015/16 average taxable income from NHS and private dentistry was £60,200, compared to £59,900 in 2014/15, a 0.4 percent increase, which is not statistically…
09.19 / 22:23
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New York, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 DeSola Group, a leading strategy, marketing and communications firm, announced today the addition of strategic marketing leader, Denise Flannery, to its strategic advisory and client development team. In her new role as Strategic Marketing, Brand…
09.19 / 22:11
bio-medicine.org
Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 PAPA Healthcare, Inc. announced today, the release of a customer success story on St. Vincent’s Infusion Services called, “PAPA Healthcare helps fill gaps, provide essential insights, and improve productivity.” The story focuses on how St. Vince…
09.19 / 22:11
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Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 Trusted debt-reduction firm CreditAssociates, LLC has announced two important milestones. To date, the agency has settled over 175,000 debt accounts, translating to in excess of $835 million in resolved debt for its clients. Credit card debt, unpaid…
09.19 / 22:11
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BETHESDA, MD (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 Peter Chandonait, Abt Associates Principal Scientist and Director of Environmental Compliance and Safety for the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) Africa Indoor Residual Spraying (AIRS) Project , has been named the Grand Prize Winner of USAID’s Inno…
09.19 / 22:11
bio-medicine.org
Phoenix, Ariz (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 Arizona-based Equality Health today announced that Scott McFarland has joined its executive team as the President of its HealthBI division. McFarland will grow the organization’s health information technology platforms, innovative value-based care ma…
09.19 / 22:11
bio-medicine.org
Have you spent quiet time poring over a set of maps? Maybe of a region halfway around the world that you've always wanted to visit — or even the mountains or coastlines of your home area? Maps transport us. They "make the landscape fit indoors, make us masters of sights we can't see and spaces we can't cover," in the words of Robert Harbison . An award-winning book published in the U.S. Tuesday makes the monumental journeys taken by wild animals fit indoors, too. Where the Animals Go: T…
09.19 / 22:02
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His legacy lies in his eponymous AK-47 assault rifle, one of the world's most popular and lethal weapons, and now Mikhail Kalashnikov's likeness looms over Moscow in the form of a 30-foot-tall monument, but not everyone is happy to see it. Kalashnikov's daughter, Yelena, unveiled the statue Tuesday at a square off Garden Ring Road, a busy thoroughfare in Russia's capital city, according to Reuters . The bronze Kalashnikov, the man, wields a bronze Kalashnikov, the weapon. The late Russian…
09.19 / 22:02
wbaa.org
For the first time since Hurricane Irma, people who live in the lower islands of the Florida Keys are returning home. For many, that means arriving at a home to no power and no running water. And some who live in Marathon, Summerland and Big Pine Key — islands hard-hit by Irma — found their homes no longer livable. When Hurricane Irma made landfall on Cudjoe Key last week, it carried winds of 130 miles per hour. For islands like Marathon Key on the "dirty" — more powerful — side of the stor…
09.19 / 22:02
wbaa.org
The National Flood Insurance Program expires in December. Lawmakers want to make changes to the program, but it will be politically difficult. Flood policy analyst Logan Strother (@LoganRStrother) joins Here & Now‘s Robin Young to discuss the challenges facing the program, including the small percentage of policy holders whose properties are repeatedly flooded and bailed out by insurance payouts. Strother des… …
09.19 / 22:02
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There was a magnitude 3.6 earthquake in the Los Angeles area Monday night. It wasn’t strong enough to cause serious damage, but it’s a reminder of a looming potential disaster: a major earthquake in California. Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks with seismologist Lucy Jones (@DrLucyJones), research associate at Caltech’s Seismological Laboratory and founder of the Dr. Lucy Jones Center for Science and Society, about how destructive such an earthquake would be and how well prepared the San Fra…
09.19 / 22:02
wbaa.org
The CDC announced today that AADE has been awarded funding for the next 5 years to bring the National DPP to underserved populations with little or no access to diabetes prevention…
09.19 / 21:49
newswise.com
A study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery and Harvard Medical School suggests new guidelines may be in order for evaluating and treating lower extremity pain. They found a significant association between foot pain and knee or hip…
09.19 / 21:49
newswise.com
Body:  Why do Hispanics develop cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease sooner in life than other ethnic subpopulations in the U.S.? That’s the question fueling a $12 million study launched earlier this month at the University of North Texas.The research team will include members from several other medical schools, and study leaders hope to attract volunteer participation from 1,000 Mexican-Americans and 1,000 non-Hispanic whites, according to a UNT news item.“This is the first pr…
09.19 / 21:41
healthimaging.com
PET/CT with fluorine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG), the most commonly used radiotracer for PET neuroimaging and cancer patient management, is effective for differentiating between tumors, metastases and lymphomas in the brain and central nervous system, according to a study conducted in India and published online Sept. 15 in Nuclear Medicine…
09.19 / 21:41
healthimaging.com
Hologic’s new Brevera breast biopsy system with CorLumina imaging technology is now available in the U…
09.19 / 21:41
healthimaging.com
CHICAGO — Asthma, malaria and cholera, among other chronic and acute conditions, are expected to rise in prevalence as a result of climate change, according to a recent presentation held at the AAP 2017 National Conference & Exhibition.The current use of fossil fuel combustion, a significant factor contributing to this climate change, causes 3.7 million deaths annually from urban, outdoor exposures and 4.3 million deaths per year from indoor exposures such as coal c…
09.19 / 21:35
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