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2014-09-19 16:24:24

New legislation paves the way for seniors' access to high-quality, cost-effective post-acute care WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare- a leading coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and efficiency of home healthcare for our nation's seniors- today applauded Congress for its unanimous passage of the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act of 2014 (HR...

2014-09-19 12:26:49

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the House and Senate yesterday each introduced legislation to authorize the Feed the Future Initiative. The House's Feed the Future Global Food Security Act of 2014 and the Senate's Global Food Security Act of 2014 were introduced by Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) and Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.), respectively. The bills are cosponsored by Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.) and Sens. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.), Chris Coons (D-Del.), and...

2014-09-18 23:04:56

New Security Congress 2014 track to address severe shortage of women in security Clearwater, Fla. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 (ISC)²® (“ISC-squared”), the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information and software security professionals with over 100,000 members worldwide, today announced a new Women in Security conference track for the colocated fourth annual (ISC)2 Security Congress and 60th annual ASIS International Seminar & Exhibits. According to a...

2014-09-18 20:23:37

Newhouse Chair Admits Using State Resources, Sees Nothing Wrong with It RICHLAND, Wash., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The "Didier for Congress" campaign has gone to court to stop its opponent from allegedly violating both state and federal campaign laws in Washington's 4(th) Congressional District. "We were reluctant to do it, but we owe it to the voters to level the playing field to guarantee an honest and fair election, Said Clint Didier. "They've already admitted...

2014-09-18 16:27:54

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Arina Grossu, Family Research Council's Director of the Center for Human Dignity spoke at a news conference in support of the "No Taxpayer Funding of Abortion and the "Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2014," saying: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080930/FRCLOGO "President Obama promised back in September 2009, 'Under our plan, no federal dollars will be used to fund abortions.' The groundbreaking GAO...

2014-09-18 12:30:08

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physician members of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) will travel to Capitol Hill tomorrow to send a clear message to Congress that impending changes in health care will jeopardize both the science and practice of gastroenterology. The inability of Congress to address key issues of concern to our members will directly affect our ability to care for Americans with digestive disorders. Gastroenterologists...

2014-09-18 12:23:20

ATLANTA, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recent years have witnessed the emergence of climate change and energy policy as major topics of debate in the political arena. A 2014 survey of energy professionals conducted by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) shows that while experts are divided on President Obama's "All of the Above" energy strategy with 48% of them responding that they are unsure about the plan, the President's plan to boost domestic energy production,...

2014-09-17 23:02:12

Official Acknowledgement Demonstrates the Government’s Support of Conferences That Aim to Build a World-Class Cyber Workforce (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 (ISC)²® (“ISC-squared”), the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information and software security professionals with over 100,000 members worldwide, today announced that its fourth annual Security Congress event has been approved by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) for federal government...

2014-09-17 00:20:34

Article in Baltimore Sun WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- George Washington University cancer researcher Dr. Patricia Berg, former White House Drug Policy Spokesman and House Aging Committee Director Robert Weiner, and Solutions for Change Senior Policy Analyst Tom Sherman, are asserting that Federal cancer research funding cuts are threatening the nation's mortality rate. The trio wrote an article, "FUND CANCER RESEARCH TO KEEP BREAKTHROUGHS COMING," which...

2014-09-16 16:24:44

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2014. Patrick Kapust, deputy director of OSHA's Directorate of Enforcement Programs, presented the Top 10 before a crowded group of spectators on the Expo floor. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/MM23334-b "We greatly appreciate our colleagues...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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