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2015-05-01 12:26:25

May is National Hepatitis Awareness Month HARRISBURG, Pa., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In observance of National Hepatitis Awareness Month, Acting Secretary of Health Dr.

2015-04-20 16:27:52

ORLANDO, Fla., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Council for Behavioral Health is pleased to recognize 18 individuals and organizations for their outstanding contributions to people

2015-04-13 16:26:24

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of their observance of National Alcohol Awareness Month, the Pennsylvania Departments of Health and Drug and Alcohol Programs

2015-04-10 12:31:08

April 10 is National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day HARRISBURG, Pa., April 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In observance of National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day, Acting

2015-04-09 23:06:27

A2LA is pleased to announce that it has received recognition from the Florida Department of Health for on-site laboratory assessments under their Environmental Laboratory Certification Program.

2015-04-09 16:29:59

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "National Public Health Week" is April 6 - 12 and is a time for celebration and collaboration in creating awareness about appropriate

2015-04-08 23:04:54

Maureen Lyons, Early Childhood Specialist at Learning ZoneXpress, will present a half day pre-conference session as part of the National Childhood Obesity Conference about the research-based LANA

2015-03-24 12:31:49

March 24 is World Tuberculosis Day HARRISBURG, Pa., March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In observance of World Tuberculosis Day, Acting Secretary of Health Dr.

2015-03-05 12:30:02

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Acting Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller and Acting Health Secretary Karen Murphy outlined their departments' intent to enforce key


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.