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ConsultantLive Presents Special Coverage of Summer Scourges

Companies mentioned in this article: UBM Medica US

NORWALK, Conn., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that ConsultantLive, a leading online community for primary care clinicians offers a photo collection with authoritative guidance to help clinicians identify and treat victims of a variety of summer scourges.

The lazy days of summer are packed with a host of medical menaces: poison ivy, tick-borne infections, insect bites, heatstroke, to name a few. Some of the highlights covered on Consultantlive's topic center that includes sun and summer-related disorders: acute allergic contact dermatitis, brown recluse spider bites, and Lyme disease. Among the special features:

    --  Skin Signs and Symptoms of Summer Sun: A Photo Essay: A look at some of
        the many adverse effects of too much sun exposure.
    --  Summer Scourges (The Garden Variety)--A Photo Essay: Everything you've
        ever wanted to know about ticks and other warm weather worries.
    --  Creature Discomforts: A Quiz: While he was doing yard work, this man
        experienced acute, severe, burning pain.
    --  Creeping Eruption--Cutaneous Larva Migrans: Here's what can happen when
        you walk on a beach where dogs are allowed.

About UBM Medica US
Addressing today's healthcare information needs, UBM Medica US, delivers strategic, integrated communications solutions and comprehensive reach -- online, in print, and via custom programs. Improving the effectiveness of healthcare through information and education, UBM Medica US provides unbiased clinical, practical, and business information for physicians, providers, payers, and patients around the world. Through journals, magazines, websites, online communities, drug databases, digital events, and other valuable resources, UBM Medica US also delivers comprehensive communication solutions for the pharmaceutical and related industries. Websites include CancerNetwork.com, ConsultantLive.com, DiagnosticImaging.com, RheumatologyNetwork.com, OBGYN.net, PhysiciansPractice.com, PsychiatricTimes.com and SearchMedica.com. UBM Medica US is part of UBM Connect - which provides marketing services across a number of communities, the largest of which are healthcare, medical device design and advanced manufacturing. UBM Connect also includes UBM Studios, the global leader in interactive digital environments. UBM Connect is a UBM plc company. For more information, visit www.UBMMedicaUS.com.

About UBM plc
UBM plc is a global events-led marketing services and communications company. We help businesses do business, bringing the world's buyers and sellers together at events and online, as well as producing and distributing news and specialist content. Our 5,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into expert teams which serve commercial and professional communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

For more information, go to www.ubm.com; follow us on Twitter at @UBM_plc to get the latest UBM corporate news.

Media contact:
Jason J. Golden
Content Marketing Manager
203-523-7040
jason.golden@ubm.com

SOURCE UBM Medica US