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2014-06-14 05:07:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Consumption of processed red meats such as cold cuts, hot dogs and bacon has been linked to an increased risk of heart failure and corresponding death in men, researchers reported this week in the journal Circulation: Heart Failure. In the study, researchers from the Warsaw University of Life Sciences and the Institute of Environmental Medicine at Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet investigated, for the first time, the impact eating...

2014-04-22 12:30:46

Plan Involves 25 - 30 % Cut to Registered Nursing Staff, Replacing Highly Skilled Staff with Lower Paid Unlicensed Aides Incapable of Providing the Care Patients Need FITCHBURG, Mass., April, 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by MNA/NNU: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060525/NETH016LOGO In the wake of last week's announcement of major service cuts and layoffs to their Worcester-based facilities, UMass Memorial Medical Center has also...

2014-03-24 08:27:51

Medicare payment reform legislation needed to avoid irreversible damage to system serving millions of American seniors WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Citing closures of community cancer clinics coast-to-coast, mergers with large hospitals, and increasing barriers to accessing care, the nation's leading community cancer care organizations are asking Congressional leaders to pass Medicare reform legislation to stabilize a critical program serving millions of U.S. seniors...

2014-02-16 23:02:20

Dental implants used to mean surgery - cutting the gums and then stitching them back after the implants were placed. With new technology, dental implants are installed with no cuts and no stitches in half the time. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 Everyone wants to have healthy teeth, or replace the bad ones with new teeth. The cost of replacement teeth- known as dental implants - is dropping rapidly. People are still afraid of dental surgery. Understandably, the thought of...

2014-02-04 16:30:11

Congress Cuts Food Assistance Even as Hunger Plagues More Than 1 in 9 Children WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Defense Fund strongly opposes the cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and points to its newly released The State of America's Children(®) 2014 showing more than 1 in 9 children lack access to adequate food - 23 percent higher than before the recession. With millions of poor children and families still struggling, federal...

2014-01-28 23:21:03

Faced with daunting reimbursement cuts and other challenges, the world market for clinical laboratory services grew just over one percent in the past five years, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research publisher estimated at the market at $99.1 billion for 2013, up 1.3% from the estimated value in 2008 of $92.7 billion in its new report “Clinical Laboratory Services (Markets, Growth Opportunities, Competitive Analysis and Competitor Profiles).” New York, NY...

2013-09-20 23:24:06

Dylan’s Kids Cut will provide the city of Foster City and the surrounding areas a fun, safe and great place to bring your child to get their haircut. Foster City, CA (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Dylan’s Kids Cuts is pleased to announce the grand opening of their first kids only hair salon on Saturday, October 5, 2013. This will be the first and only kid’s only hair salon located in Foster City. Dylan’s Kids Cuts will have an all day Grand Opening Event, which will include $10...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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