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2014-04-30 23:24:19

Center offers variety of efficient, affordable care without the wait Cambridge, Mass (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 CareWell Urgent Care today announced the opening of its urgent care center in Cambridge, Mass. The center is open from 8:00am-8:00pm seven days a week and offers medical care from Board-certified doctors, without a referral or appointment. Patients can visit CareWell centers for all urgent but non-life-threatening illnesses or injuries, including colds, flu, infections, fractures,...

2014-04-23 12:22:32

The 2014 class includes Nobel Prize-winning chemist Dan Shechtman, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ann Marie Lipinski, atmospheric scientist Inez Fung, novelist and screenwriter John Irving, actor and director Al Pacino, musician Ralph Stanley, and artist Kerry James Marshall CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Arts and Sciences today announced the election of 204 new members. They include some of the world's most accomplished scholars,...

2014-04-22 12:33:04

Contractor and distributor video testimonials now on YouTube's IKO Roofing Channel KANKAKEE, IL, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IKO, a North American pioneer and global leader in the roofing materials business, received high marks for the quality of both its products and service levels at the International Roofing Expo (IRE), held recently in Las Vegas, Nevada. Marketing Director Carol Perkins says that several video testimonials recorded at IKO's trade show booth during the IRE have...

2014-04-22 08:33:51

CAMBRIDGE, England and BOSTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Linguamatics is today celebrating being named as a winner of the Queen's Award for Enterprise - the UK's highest accolade for business success. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140421/76923 Linguamatics receives the award for International Trade in recognition of outstanding growth in export sales across USA and Europe for its natural language processing (NLP)-based text analytics software platform. Over the...

2014-04-17 16:27:23

Decision Comes at a Time of Critical Shortage for Mental Health Services in the State, According to the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a time when there is a critical shortage of mental health services and more than 40,000 patients a year are boarding in our state's hospital emergency departments for days and even weeks, Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) has announced plans to close its highly regarded, and...

2014-04-16 04:21:26

GNS Healthcare strengthens leadership team with the addition of industry veteran Mark Pottle. CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GNS Healthcare is pleased to announce that Mark Pottle has joined the company's executive team as Chief Financial Officer. Mark has extensive experience in finance, M&A, business development and strategic operational leadership in both fast growing healthcare technology firms and a Fortune 50 diversified healthcare company. Prior to...

2014-04-15 23:05:42

Company Selected from More Than 100 Companies for Its Innovative and Disruptive Approach to Solving the Lack of Security in Online File Sharing Marlborough, Mass. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Content Raven, the industry’s leading secure digital distribution platform provider for the enterprise, today announced it has been selected out of 100 companies to exhibit at the annual In-Now-Vation Technology Showcase, hosted by the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge. As an exhibitor, Content Raven...

2014-04-10 23:30:01

Verified Clinical Trials and ACRES form a strategic alliance to further the innovative systems-based solutions necessary to promote and facilitate research subject safety and improve data quality across the clinical trials industry. Verified Clinical Trials has pledged use of the research subject clinical trials database registry to stop dual enrollment in clinical trials to ACRES research sites. Cambridge, MA and Garden City, New York April 9, 2014 (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Verified...

2014-04-08 12:31:14

Imperial, Kings & UCL join forces with Oxford & Cambridge to build world's most powerful life sciences cluster LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson today (Tuesday, April 8) launched a major new initiative backed by some of the UK's senior academics and business people that will transform the London-Oxford-Cambridge life sciences sector into a world beating power-cluster. (Photo:...

2014-04-03 08:31:17

Fuld & Company White Paper Released CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Fuld & Company white paper which chronicles the history of Forest Laboratories and its market position that led to its acquisition by Actavis was released today. The white paper http://bit.ly/1lAw5Lo provides details including: -- Forest's actions in recent years that made it acquisition bait -- How one of the most successful US pharmaceutical companies of the last decade finds itself...


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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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