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2012-10-07 23:03:17

Oregon Fire Fighter Thomas Jones and his fiancée Chelsea Janssen were involved in an accident leaving them both with severe burns. Friends of Thomas and Chelsea wish to host a blood drive in order to replace the blood products that have been used to treat them both. (PRWEB) October 06, 2012 On Friday, October 12th, from 2-6pm at the Oregon Fire Protection District, 100 Washington Street in Oregon, Oregon United Methodist Church, Oregon Fire Protection District and Oregon Fire...

2012-08-30 21:39:14

Study authors note that tax deductions, credits for donors remain worthwhile, further measures should be explored The policies that several states have adopted giving tax deductions or credits to living organ donors do not appear to have increased donation rates. Authors of the study, appearing in the August issue of the American Journal of Transplantation, found little difference in the annual number of living organ donations per 100,000 population between the 15 states that had enacted...

2012-08-29 23:03:19

Rock River Valley Blood Center Seeks Donors Before Weekend, Blood Types O, A and B are needed! (PRWEB) August 28, 2012 The community blood supply continues to see the usual summer shortfall, and blood and platelet donors are needed before the holiday weekend. The Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) is asking healthy individuals to donate blood this week to help sustain the blood supply. “We have begun to see a significant slow down in donations and it usually gets worse as we...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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