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2011-08-05 13:51:00

Mercury Insurance Open's Kitty Winterhalter Lopez Recently Diagnosed with Pulmonary Fibrosis CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kitty Winterhalter has long helped professional tennis tournaments become successful. This year, she's asking a pro tennis tournament to help her. Winterhalter, who has spent many years as an amateur tennis player, has worked 20 years with the San Diego event now called the Mercury Insurance Open. The Open is being held this week in...

2011-07-25 10:00:00

Awards Given for Research, Humanitarian and Advocacy Efforts CULVER CITY, Calif., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) proudly announces the winners of its three annual awards for distinguished service. Each honoree has contributed in a significant way to the effort to fight Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) - in research, humanitarian and advocacy efforts. This year's recipients are renowned PF researcher Kevin Flaherty, MD, CPF Board of Directors...

2011-07-12 16:24:00

Landmark Bill Introduced in Senate and House Would Create National Patient Registry, Increase Public Awareness of Lethal Lung Disease WASHINGTON, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced today the Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act (PFREA) has been introduced in the Senate by Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Mike Crapo (R-ID) in the U.S. House of Representatives by Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-MN) and Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI). The...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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