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2012-03-28 23:01:21

Calendar Announcement/ Event Listing; Attention: Society/Event Editors Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 28, 2012 The Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn´s & Colitis Foundation of America will host its 37th annual Got Guts Gala on Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 7 p.m. This is the premier fund-raising event for the Chapter, benefiting Crohn´s disease and ulcerative colitis patients and their families. The Gala is an opportunity for the Chapter to recognize individuals...

2012-01-23 14:00:00

On February 4, 2012 at Parx Casino, the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn´s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) will host its third Zumba Fundraiser for Crohn´s & colitis. Bensalem, PA (PRWEB) January 23, 2012 On February 4, 2012 at Parx Casino, the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn´s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) will host its third Zumba Fundraiser for Crohn´s & colitis. All money raised at the event will...

2011-07-25 10:20:00

HORSHAM, Pa., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Idol contestant Casey Abrams is launching a national disease awareness campaign, IBD Icons, to let people know that living with an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) does not have to stop them from pursuing their dreams. Starting today, people living with IBD will have the opportunity to share how they are achieving their personal goals despite the challenges of their disease at www.IBDIcons.com for a chance to win the title of "IBD...

2011-07-12 14:26:00

NEW YORK, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America today announced that it has opened enrollment for CCFA Partners, a comprehensive Internet-based registry designed to study thousands of patients with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis under a single research initiative. These chronic and often painful digestive diseases, collectively known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), affect over 1.4 million Americans. Unlike prior research,...

2011-06-01 00:06:48

On June 25, 2011 the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) will host a Zumbathon. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 31, 2011 On June 25, 2011 at the LifeSport Fitness Resource Center in Philadelphia, the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) will host a Zumbathon, the nation's second event of its kind dedicated to finding cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, two painful,...

2011-05-18 00:01:30

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America is hosting a live webinar for caregivers, pediatric healthcare professionals, and children and teens with Crohn's disease to address critical issues about managing and coping with disease. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 17, 2011 WHO: This live and interactive webinar will be of interest to children and teens with Crohn's disease, their caregivers, and healthcare professionals. WHAT: The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America is hosting an...


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  • 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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