Copa Star Hospital Brings Comfort to Rio’s South Side

Copa Star Hospital in Rio de Janeiro recently celebrated its grand opening. The new 21-thousand-square-foot facility in the heart of Rio’s upscale south side is the brainchild of cardiologist and medical director Dr. Jorge Moll, who also heads up the D’or Sao Luiz hospital network. According to Dr. Moll, the goal of Copa Star is to bring five-star amenities to Rio de Janeiro. Before Copa Star, patients seeking this level of care would have to go to exclusive hospitals in Sao Paulo. Now Copa Star brings together the most advanced medical care with the highest standard of comfort possible.

Copa Star Hospital took three years to build at a cost of 400 million Brazilian reais. The hospital is located in the storied neighborhood of Copacabana on Figuereido Magalhaes Street. The centrally located and safe location make it easy to reach for local residents and visitors from other parts of the state and beyond. In addition to medical care, Copa Star and the D’Or Sao Luiz Network are committed to funding medical research which helps to maintain the high standard of care at the hospital and throughout the network.

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The D’or Sao Luiz Network (Rede D’or Sao Luiz) operates a non-profit Research and Teaching Institute with the aim of advancing scientific and technological progress in the health sciences as well as providing the highest quality training to medical professionals. The organization opened in 2010 on a new campus in Rio de Janeiro with modern facilities and cutting-edge equipment.

The institute also recruited a cadre of 17 experts with the knowledge to put the the young research center’s resources to good use. Known in Portuguese as IDOR, this organization brings together research and teaching at other network sites in other cities, such as Sao Paulo, Brasilia, and Recife. IDOR conducts research into internal and intensive medicine, neurosciences, and pediatrics, and also operates a memory clinic.

IDOR and the D’or Sao Luiz Network also offer post-graduate medical training as well as medical residencies. What is more, IDOR also offers graduate degrees in basic medical research as well as continuing education for practitioners and clerkships for medical students.

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Purina, Global PetCare For Healthy Pets

As the largest pet care company in the US and the second largest globally, the news on Purina is that good. With a fast growing brand and multiple choices of healthy and nutritious food for cats and dogs, the Nestle owned company provides the perfect treats and meals to jump start a happy, energized and fulfilled day. With your animal’s care in mind, the company continues to grow “helping pets and people who love them.”
Purina is also known for innovative programs such as “Pets for People” and even a pet care school in Italy. it is no wonder the company leads the way in innovation and passion for your pets. Purina has locations worldwide doing research to provide the best products for a happy you and happy best friend. But what really makes Purina products stand out from the rest?
The well-known and responsible brand, puts quality care and health on top. Having multiple varieties of food available to meet the various nutritional needs of dogs and cats, Purina has developed a variety of tastes to show just how much they care. From Purina’s Alpo, Baker’s Complete, Beneful, to Purina’s Cat Chow, Chef Michaels, Fancy Feast Friskies and more the options are almost limitless. Like people, animals have preferred tastes too.
To top it all off Purina brands are the number one trusted animal food brands. With a history beginning all the way back to 1894, Purina continues to flourish. The company began as a horse feed business and expanded to include cat and dog chow. Nestle then purchased Purina in 2001 and from there the rest is history. After Nestle’s acquisition of the Purina brand it expanded to include other pet food options and of course became one of the biggest competitors in markets worldwide. Purina supports the efforts of animal wellbeing from Asia to Europe, the USA and world beyond.

San Francisco Residents May Soon Be Paying More for Soda

If you love soda and you’re living in San Francisco get ready for a possible increase in price. It appears that a soda taxwill soon be imposed. Also be ready for reminders of how unhealthy this and other sugary drinks are. Billboards will be erected with messages about the health risks of these tasty, but not healthy drinks.

People are divided on this issue, as you can imagine. There are those who feel that these actions are a type of public service for residents. Then there are others who find a tax on their drink of choice unfair. Last year neither the warnings, nor tax were passed. However, this year appears to be a different story.

With Berkeley being the first, and San Francisco poised to the be the second, it may not be long before this trend spreads.

A Procedure That Will Benefit Your Back

North American Spine is the innovative company that has board-certified physicians who are qualified to perform the Accurascope procedure. Many people suffer from back pain, in fact back pain is the number one cause of pain in the United States.. Every year hundreds of Americans go and get back surgery hoping to get relief from their back problems. Unfortunately a large amount of people that get back surgery end up with the same pain, or with even more complications after surgery. The reason why back surgeries are so unsuccessful is because of the way that they are performed.

Back surgeries are very invasive, they are surgeries that require a lot of time and skill, and they completely and totally open up a person’s back. Since so many people have had bad results from back surgery, it is good to know that the Accurascope procedure is an innovative procedure that is a very minimally invasive, and it has helped thousands of people to get their back pain cured for good. The Accurascope procedure treats the back and neck using high precision minimally invasive spine surgery. North American Spine has been able to treat more than 8000 patients using the Accurascope procedure. The great thing about the Accurascope procedure is that it is covered by the majority of insurance plans, and it has an 82% success rate.

North American spine’s Accurascope procedure is the most effective way to treat back pain while at the same time it is the least invasive. Since a normal back surgery takes many hours and a lot of skill by different doctors, it is a very extensive surgery to have. When it comes to the Accurascope procedure, it is such of a low invasive surgery that it does not require the amount of work that an invasive surgery would require. With that being the case, it is a lot less expensive than the average back surgery, and the best part is that a person does not have to be on bed rest for weeks.

95% of the people that have received Accurascope would recommended the procedure to friends and family, which is a testament to the fact that the North American spine not only performs a highly effective surgery, but that they only settle for excellent results.