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Basma Hameed Clinic - Permanent Scar Camouflage Tattooist Welcome to Basma Hameed Clinic Para- Medical Micro Pigment Implantation Specialist In the field of micropigment implantation Basma Hameed has distinguished herself as a well-trusted, professional, jovial and successful artist. With a personal interest initiated from a tragic childhood accident leaving her with facial scarring, Basma exhausted the disappointing product options available. Boswellia Serrata Side Effects Boswellia serrata, also known as Indian frankincense or Salai guggal, has been used in Indian Ayurvedic medicine for centuries to treat arthritis. Although modern research is showing promising results for the use of Boswellia serrata in inflammation and asthma, the plant has potential side effects and hasn’t been studied for long-term safety. You should exhibit caution if you decide to use this herbal remedy, and choose as low a dose as possible. In rare cases, Boswellia can lead to a life-threatening allergic response. If you experience chest pain, breathing problems, hives or swelling when using a Boswellia product, you should immediately contact a physician or get to an emergency room.

Top 100 Health Websites You Can Trust Updated September 2013 The purpose of the CAPHIS Top 100 List is to provide CAPHIS members and other librarians with a resource to use in their daily practice and teaching. Secondly, it is our contribution to the Medical Library Association so that the headquarters staff can refer individuals to a list of quality health web sites. Our goal is to have a limited number of resources that meet the quality criteria for currency, credibility, content, audience, etc., as described on our website. These lists of resources expand upon the MLA Top Ten List. UnitedHealthcare StudentResources > Insurance at a Glance UnitedHealthcare StudentResources understands the busy schedule of both parents and kids, no matter what the age. With that in mind, here's a no-frills, easy-access guide to health insurance of all types. Understanding Health Insurance No single plan will cover all costs associated with medical care, but some cover more than others.

For Mayo Clinic Employees « Sharing Mayo Clinic The following are guidelines for Mayo Clinic employees and students who participate in social media. Social media includes personal blogs and other websites, including Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace, Twitter, YouTube or others. These guidelines apply whether employees and students are posting to their own sites or commenting on other sites: Follow all applicable Mayo Clinic policies. For example, you must not share confidential or proprietary information about Mayo Clinic and you must maintain patient privacy. Among the policies most pertinent to this discussion are those concerning patient confidentiality, government affairs, mutual respect, political activity, Computer, E-mail & Internet Use, the Mayo Clinic Integrity Program, photography and video, and release of patient information to media.Write in the first person.

Prostate cancer nurses trial and treatment breakthrough by Professor Jim Denham AFL legend Michael Voss has taken a leap of faith for a Prostate cancer foundation charity. Biggest gains on the ASX200 today: CVO up 4.5%, MMS up 3.8%, BRU up 3.8%, AGO up 3.4%, LYC up 3.2% Jessica Irvine, National Economics Editor, explains why governments should invest in infrastructure Students from Fairfield, Mitchell and Cranebrook High Schools perform Pherrell Williams' hit song 'Happy' as part of the CONverge program - a partnership between The Smith Family, Westpac and the Sydney Conservatorium of Music to give less privileged kids a chance to learn to sing from the best. A bloody day in Ukraine as government forces retake the airport. Pfizer Inc. drops its bid for AstraZeneca.

Cardiovascular disease - how to beat it by reversing 'inflammatory living' (NaturalNews) Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a leading cause of death in modern society, and a costly burden to treat--financially, physically and emotionally. A recent study presented at the European Congress of Rheumatology looked at participants in the Framingham Heart Study and found a significant (more than double) association with symptomatic hand osteoarthritis (degenerative arthritis) and coronary heart disease. This association was not seen in individuals with hand osteoarthritis that had no symptoms. While osteoarthritis has often been viewed as a "wear and tear" process, these findings suggest there may be a more predominant underlying metabolic cause - systemic inflammation.

The Health 2.0 Blog Elevating Community Health with Innovation and Engagement The Health 2.0 movement strives to inspire innovative action in digital health, aiming to improve health at the individual, community, population, and global level. Our work as a company will continue to contribute to the growing determination and dialog on April 3rd at Health 2.0’s second annual Healthy Communities Data Summit on the UCLA campus. In working with the Calfornia Health Care Foundation, California Wellness Foundation, and the Lucille Packard Foundation, Health 2.0 expects a perserverant group of speakers, demoers, and leaders to identify the community health needs in California, and to jumpstart the ways in which we can all work to fix them.

Heart transplant patients push physical limits at Ironman (CNN) -- If all goes according to plan, cancer survivor Kyle Garlett will compete in October's Ford Ironman World Championship, a grueling triathlon made up of a 2.4-mile ocean swim, a 112-mile bicycle ride and a 26.2-mile run. Heart transplant recipient and cancer survivor Kyle Garlett will compete in October's Ironman World Championship. And he'll do it with another man's heart pumping in his chest. "I don't think there's anybody who wouldn't consider me a success story and a survivor," Garlett said. His medical issues began in 1989 when he received his first Hodgkin's disease diagnosis as a high school senior.

The Red Cross Created A Social Culture With Listening: Now, A Policy and Operational Handbook To Scale - Beth's Blog: How Nonprofit Organizations Can Use Social Media to Power Social Networks for Change The American Red Cross initiated its social media strategy after Hurricane Katrina. The organization knew there were negative blog posts about its disaster relief efforts, but had no capacity to respond, let alone track. They hired Wendy Harman, a social media integrator, to “combat” bloggers and to increase organizational transparency. “It felt like we were going to war. Treating precancer of women’s breasts saves lives: Professor John Boyages Meet the team ... Macquarie University Cancer Institute director Prof John Boyages with staff the launch of Life After Cancer program for women (from left) Amber Willsher, Glenn Corcoran, Louise Koelmeyer and Katrina Kastanias. Source: News Limited

Forschende Komplementärmedizin / Research in Complementary Medicine 2006, Band 13, Suppl. 2 - Effectiveness, Safety and Cost-Effectiveness of Homeopathy in General Practice – Summarized Health Technology Assessment - Abstract Abstract Introduction: The Health Technology Assessment report on effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and appropriateness of homeopathy was compiled on behalf of the Swiss Federal Office for Public Health (BAG) within the framework of the ‘Program of Evaluation of Complementary Medicine (PEK)’. Materials and Methods: Databases accessible by Internet were systematically searched, complemented by manual search and contacts with experts, and evaluated according to internal and external validity criteria. Results: Many high-quality investigations of pre-clinical basic research proved homeopathic high-potencies inducing regulative and specific changes in cells or living organisms. 20 of 22 systematic reviews detected at least a trend in favor of homeopathy. In our estimation 5 studies yielded results indicating clear evidence for homeopathic therapy.

The Future of Health Care Is Social Health care is a personal issue that has become wholly public--as the national debate over reforming our system makes painfully clear. But what's often lost in the gun-toting Town Hall debates about the issue is a clear vision about how medicine could work in the future. In this feature article, frog design uses its people-centered design discipline to show how elegant health and life science technology solutions will one day become a natural part of our behavior and lifestyle. What you see here is the result of frog's ongoing collaboration with health-care providers, insurers, employers, consumers, governments, and technology companies. You can join the conversation too: this Thursday October 8 at noon eastern, frog will hold a discussion about the future of health care on Twitter (follow the hash tag #futureofhealthcare). You can also download a .pdf version of this article from the last page. - Noah Robischon, editor.

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