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2013-04-15 23:00:43

Annual CCFA Spring Patient Education Day at Thomas Jefferson Hospital On Sunday, April 28, 2013. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 On Sunday, April 28, 2013, the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn´s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) will proudly hold the Annual Spring Patient Education Day at Thomas Jefferson Hospital. This free program provides a supportive environment for patients, families and caregivers to learn about Crohn's disease and ulcerative...

2013-04-01 23:01:19

K´NEX to donate 10% of online sales to the CCFA during the month of April Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 K´NEX Brands, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love ®, is proud to announce that for the sixth year in a row it will donate a percentage of online sales to the Crohn´s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cure for Crohn´s disease and ulcerative...


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2011-04-15 13:50:01

Clostridium difficile, also known as "CDF/cdf", or "C. diff", is a Gram-positive bacteria of the genus Clostridium that causes severe diarrhea and other intestinal disease when competing bacteria in the gut flora are wiped out by antibiotics. They are anaerobic, spore-forming rods and is the most serious cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea and potentially to pseudomembranous colitis. C. difficile bacteria naturally resides in the gut of a small percentage of the adult population. Others...

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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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