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2009-12-01 07:00:00

BETHESDA, Md. and FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- One of the greatest financial tolls on the nation's health care system is the cost of hospitalizations for the elderly, with Medicare spending reaching $196.2 billion in 2007.

2009-06-01 02:30:00

A series of briefings with top analysts will provide an overview of the powergen sector in specific countries - The first conference will focus on Russia LONDON, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- "There is a tremendous amount of opportunities out there," stated Frost & Sullivan's Chairman David Frigstad a few days ago, during a live television appearance on CNBC in London.

2008-11-07 06:00:19

E.ON UK, an integrated power and natural gas company, has installed the first wind turbine at its Robin Rigg offshore wind farm off the coast of Scotland. The jack-up barges Sea Energy and the Sea Worker are now on site in the Solway Firth installing the wind turbines.

2008-10-14 03:00:27

SOME 70 pupils from Charter Primary School WILL visit Warwick University today.

2008-10-14 03:00:24

NUNEATON and Bedworth have taken a major step towards achieving the status of a "Fairtrade" borough. A steering group has been set up and the borough council has adopted a resolution to support the work of Fairtrade, which seeks to improve the lives of people in Third World countries.

2008-10-14 03:00:17

A NATIONWIDE search has found the ultimate Women's Institute members, it was announced today. The winners - dubbed W-Icons - will host a series of practical learning video guides to be shown on the internet from today.

2008-10-13 03:00:25

STAFF at Twycross Zoo, near Nuneaton, will tend the animals in their care while wearing bright pink outfits. The unusual dress code will be introduced for one day only, Tuesday, October 28, to support Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

2008-10-13 03:00:25

SINGERS and musicians are being invited to show off their skills at an "open mic" night in a Leamington restaurant. The music night will be at Cafe Saint Jacques on Friday, October 24 from 7pm and it is hoped to make it a regular event. (c) 2008 Coventry Evening Telegraph. Provided by ProQuest LLC.

2008-10-13 03:00:16

COVENTRY'S Caludon Centre saw the return of the swinging 60s on Friday to celebrate World Mental Health Day. Staff and patients at the mental health centre, in Clifford Bridge Road, Walsgrave, dressed up in fancy dress, served up free milkshakes and frothy coffees and enjoyed classic 60s tunes.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.