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2014-03-27 23:00:14

Government is for the many not just for those with money and influence--asserts Congressman John Sarbanes Haverford PA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 On February 4, 2014, John Sarbanes announced that 100 Democrats and Republicans are backing a bill to help Americans have a stronger “voice” with their elected officials. As written, the bill, HR#20, encourages political candidates to rely on large numbers of small donations—instead large money donations from PAC’s, corporations Wall...

2014-03-26 20:21:44

Relief and reassessment of the ACA Medicare home health cut under consideration due to the cut's impact on vulnerable seniors, women and small business jobs WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Home health leaders today expressed deep gratitude to Congressional leaders who are considering a home health rebasing relief and reassessment provision for potential inclusion in the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) legislative package. The provision focuses on the 4-year, 14...

2014-03-26 08:25:45

"Acts of Congress" expected to encourage Americans to become more involved in the political process and increase voter turnout LOS ANGELES, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After 25 years working in Hollywood, veteran filmmaker Jon Scheide is launching an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to finance his upcoming documentary Acts of Congress. The film, which Scheide has been developing for the last 5 years, offers what he describes as "a darkly humorous and disquieting" approach to...

2014-03-26 08:23:30

Leaders map out path for federal marine fisheries conservation WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congress is currently revising the Magnuson-Stevens Fisheries Conservation and Management Act, the law that governs our nation's marine resources. Recreational saltwater anglers and the sportfishing and boating industries are intensifying efforts to ensure that their social, conservation and economic priorities are well represented in the legislative process. Today, in a...

NSA Overhaul Proposed By White House And Congress
2014-03-26 06:37:17

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online President Obama and members of Congress proposed on Tuesday plans to end the National Security Agency's (NSA) bulk collection and storage of Americans’ telephone records, although both proposals would still allow the Obama administration to access this information when needed. Speaking at a nuclear summit in The Hague, the president said his plan would address the “core concerns” about the government storing such vast...

2014-03-26 04:20:59

Biotech Judged First-in-Class for Cervical Pre-Cancer Immunotherapy (VGX-3100), Which Reports Phase II Results Mid-year 2014 BLUE BELL, Pa., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) today announced that it was recognized with three industry awards at the World Vaccine Congress, which is being held this week in Washington, D.C. The Vaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) Awards recognize outstanding vaccine advancements and achievements of therapeutic...

2014-03-24 23:22:42

16th Annual NPSF Congress Set for May 14-16, 2014, in Orlando, FL Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation has announced the program for the 16th Annual NPSF Patient Safety Congress, to be held May 14-16, 2014, in Orlando, FL, with keynotes that touch upon topics in patient safety research, practice, and advocacy. The theme of this year’s meeting is 1FOCUS, emphasizing the singular goal of advancing patient safety. “Health care today is changing fast,...

2014-03-24 12:31:03

Only one in five Americans believe their Member of Congress deserves to be re-elected NEW YORK, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There is the old saying "the more things change, the more they stay the same." And, in the world of Washington, D.C., that definitely seems to be the case. The President is on the road touting the last days to sign up for the Affordable Care Act. There is an actual consensus on something between Congressional leaders and the White House, in the belief that...

2014-03-24 12:30:08

Delegates from nearly all states, as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, will meet with their members of Congress to discuss the essential and cost-effective role of EMS in our nation's changing healthcare system. CLINTON, Miss., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) will host hundreds of EMS professionals, including practitioners, managers, educators, and physicians on March 26, for EMS On The Hill Day in...

2014-03-24 08:28:25

CORK, Ireland, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New data from the clinical development program for Janssen's protease inhibitor simeprevir in the treatment of genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) in adult patients with compensated liver disease will be presented at The International Liver Congress(TM) of the European Association for the study of the Liver (EASL). The International Liver Congress(TM) 2014 will take place from April 9-13 in London....


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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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