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2011-05-05 11:30:00

American Lung Association urges Congress to fully fund the National Asthma Control Program in Fiscal Year 2012 CHICAGO, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association in Illinois announced today its strong support for continued funding of the U.S.

2011-05-05 10:00:00

American Lung Association urges Congress to fully fund the National Asthma Control Program in Fiscal Year 2012 NEW YORK, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association in New York announced today its strong support for continued funding of the U.S.

2011-04-11 17:15:00

Washington State Hospital Association Ad Campaign Hits House Budget Proposal OLYMPIA, Wash., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington State's hospitals are voicing their strong opposition to the House version of the state budget with a radio and web-based campaign to drive home the message that "taxing hospital patients is just plain sick." (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101108/DC97367LOGO) "The House budget makes deep cuts to hospital payments and services that...

2011-04-07 10:00:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The state Senate's proposed budget would threaten Florida's health care safety net by imposing what amounts to a 35 percent Medicaid reimbursement cut on all Florida hospitals, especially impacting the 15 safety net hospital systems, hospital officials and patients said Thursday. The Senate's proposed budget cuts -- part of the chamber's effort to close a $3.6 billion state budget deficit -- will threaten access to care for hundreds of...

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2011-03-07 08:21:45

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has cut off funding for some organ transplants.

2011-02-17 13:55:00

OpEd In New Jersey Star Ledger, State's Largest Paper WASHINGTON, Feb.

2011-02-17 00:00:46

As the U.S. House of Representatives votes this week on fiscal 2011 spending, World Vision calls on lawmakers to protect funding for life-saving and cost-effective development assistance programs.

2011-02-16 13:56:00

Draconian Cuts Contained in HB 1, on Top of Ongoing Medicare-Medicaid Funding Squeeze, Puts Dangerous Strain on State's Nursing and Rehab Care AUSTIN, Texas, Feb.


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gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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