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2013-02-09 23:02:57

Dedicated to preventing heart attacks, new foundation supports physician-ordered diagnostic tests not covered by insurance Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) February 09, 2013 Pioneering cardiologist, Asher Kimchi, MD, Clinical Chief of the Division of Cardiology and Medical Director of the Preventive and Consultative Heart Center of Excellence at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute in Los Angeles, and Diane Brinson, an insurance entrepreneur who founded a brokerage to serve high net worth...

2012-12-26 05:01:57

Top Stars Rally for RPI Fighting Blindness, Sending Their Message out to 160 Million Homes on ION Media Network, Fox-KCOP Channel 13 Los Angeles, Dish and DirecTv, December 25th, Preceded by President George Herbert Walker Bush Describing the Frank Capra Classic, 'It's A Wonderful Life' for the Blind and Vision Impaired. Broadcast Includes Eye Test for Early Detection of Visual Disorders and Degenerative Diseases (PRWEB) December 24, 2012 On the anniversary of her husband´s death in...

2012-12-25 05:03:14

Top Stars Rally for RPI Fighting Blindness, Sending Their Message out to 160 Million Homes on Multiple Cable Networks, Fox-KCOP Los Angeles, Dish and DirecTv, December 25th, Preceded by President George Herbert Walker Bush Describing the Frank Capra Classic, 'It's A Wonderful Life' for the Blind and Vision Impaired. Broadcast Includes Eye Test for Early Detection of Visual Disorders and Degenerative Diseases (PRWEB) December 24, 2012 On the anniversary of her husband´s death in 1999,...

2012-09-21 23:02:48

Study Finds Interdisciplinary Approach to Monitoring and Managing Pain Improves Patient Care and Satisfaction New York, NY (PRWEB) September 21, 2012 Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have identified reliable predictors of pain by surveying patients throughout their hospital stays about the severity of their pain and their levels of satisfaction with how their pain was managed by hospital staff. Using this data, interdisciplinary teams treating patients were able to identify...


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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