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2012-07-24 23:01:25

Increasingly employers, insurers, patients and healthcare professionals understand that the BPS Board Certified Pharmacist brings a critical level of expertise to dramatically improve patient outcomes. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 More than one half of Americans use at least one prescription medication, and U.S. drug expenditures now exceed $320 billion a year.¹ With increasing challenges in the delivery of healthcare, coupled with the complexity of medication regimens, the...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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