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2014-09-19 12:25:30

CEO Deborah Weymouth's Refusal Follows the Delivery of Petition Signed by 90 Percent of the Nurses on Staff Warning that the Cuts Will Jeopardize Care for All Patients at the Facility LEOMINSTER, Mass., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nurses at UMass Memorial/Health Alliance Leominster Hospital were alarmed to learn this week that their CEO Deborah Weymouth has refused to meet with them to hear their serious concerns about the impact of a plan her management team has...

2014-03-05 12:27:56

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog has confirmed that the Department of Public Health's Radiologic Health Branch is investigating allegations that large amounts of soil dug up in a potentially radioactively contaminated parcel at Hunters Point may not have been checked for radiation before shipping to facilities not licensed to take low level radioactive waste. "We don't understand why the lead agency on cleanups in the state--the...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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