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2011-12-16 08:00:00

On March 25, 2012, all bath bench seats must comply with the new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) design requirements. In an effort to meet and exceed this new requirement, Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, recently teamed up with Access Able, a manufacturer of products to assist the disabled, to offer the only bathtub benches currently on the market that comply with the new ADA standards. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) December 16, 2011...

2011-10-05 22:16:47

Two decades after the Americans with Disabilities Act went into effect, people with disabilities continue to face difficulties meeting major social needs, including obtaining appropriate access to health care facilities and services. In an article in the October issue of Health Affairs, Lisa Iezzoni, MD, director of the Mongan Institute for Health Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital, analyzes available information on disparities affecting people with disabilities and highlights barriers...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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