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2014-08-20 16:25:32

COLUMBUS, Ga., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) announced today that Aflac Japan will introduce a cancer insurance product called "New Cancer DAYS" on September 22, 2014. New Cancer DAYS provides enhanced coverage, including outpatient treatments and multiple cancer occurrence benefits. At the same time, premiums for this product have been lowered for most ages. In 1974, Aflac Japan pioneered supplemental cancer insurance. This year marks Aflac's 40(th)...

2014-08-18 23:07:16

Columbus, Ohio Seniors Guide features retirement communities, home care, local area resources, articles, and more. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Seniors Guide, the comprehensive magazine for assisted living, independent living, nursing homes, companion care, and home health care premieres their new magazine for Columbus, Ohio in August of 2014. Also available in neighboring cities of Cincinnati, Dayton and Springfield, Seniors Guide has extended their efforts helping the 55+ of...

2014-08-05 08:28:28

One Path to Inner Peace is Getting Claims Paid Fast; Supplemental Insurance Can Help Alleviate the Stress of a Major Medical Emergency COLUMBUS, Ga., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States, will debut its newest television commercial, "Duck Does Yoga" today. It will first appear on air during the CMA Music Festival tonight at 8 p.m. EDT on ABC. The commercial continues Aflac's campaign of contrasting activities that the...

2014-07-22 16:27:44

COLUMBUS, Ga., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) announced today that it will release second quarter financial results after the market closes on July 29, 2014. In conjunction with the earnings release, Aflac Incorporated will webcast a conference call scheduled for 9:00 a.m. (EDT) on July 30, 2014. During the teleconference, Aflac Incorporated Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dan Amos will discuss second quarter results and the company's outlook. Other...

2014-07-02 23:02:10

Sunday’s ‘All Things Health’ radio show features Jeff Franklin of 101 Mobility Columbus and Fran Ryan of the Senior Services Roundtable of central Ohio. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 What:    Tune-in this Sunday to hear the discussion between Jeff Franklin, owner of 101 Mobility Columbus, and Fran Ryan, chair of the Senior Services Roundtable. In this segment of 98.9 The Answer’s All Things Health conversation will focus on how these two local resources...

2014-06-04 12:29:46

COLUMBIA, S.C., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States, presented its first 2014 Duckprints Awards to local (South Carolina) heroes for their commitment in the fight against childhood cancer. The event, held at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina, recognized three individuals and families who have dedicated themselves to helping improve treatment and seeking a cure for children's cancer....

2014-05-27 12:32:26

COLUMBUS, Ga., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2014 Scott's Ride for Miracles benefiting Children's Miracle Network at the Midtown Medical Center raised $215,500, the Columbus Regional Medical Foundation announced Tuesday. This updated total includes donations that were collected on the motorcycle trip, sponsorships, and from their website. Anyone can make a donation to the 2014 Scott's Ride for Miracles by logging onto the event's website at www.rideformiracles.com. To...

2014-05-20 08:27:54

HGTV's Scott McGillivray and the Aflac Duck Swap Tips and Tricks in New Commercial and via Social Media COLUMBUS, Ga., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac (NYSE: AFL), the leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States, unveiled its newest television commercial called "The Duck's DIY Project" during "The Voice Season Finale Part 1," which aired last night at 8 p.m. EDT on NBC. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100423/CL92305LOGO As an extension of the "FORE! Days"...

2014-05-14 08:30:28

Tools provide benefits best practices and health care reform education COLUMBUS, Ga., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac (NYSE: AFL), the leading provider of voluntary insurance in the U.S., today announced that it has launched a suite of resources featuring health care reform and benefits-related information specifically designed for small-business owners. Aflac developed these resources and tools to help small-business owners better understand the complexities of the changing health care...

2014-05-02 12:21:05

COLUMBUS, Ga., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A record 15 motorcycle riders will join Columbus businessperson Scott Ressmeyer this year for the sixth "Scott's Ride for Miracles" to benefit Children's Miracle Network (CMN) at Midtown Medical Center. Once again, Ressmeyer and the riders will travel to the 48 contiguous states in 21 days, raising awareness of the outstanding work of Children's Miracle Network hospitals and raising funds for the Children's Hospital at Midtown...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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