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2015-02-03 23:04:45

Geneticists at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health will provide their scientific expertise to a new initiative aimed at preventing and reducing the adverse effects of

2009-11-16 13:30:00

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Governor Timothy M. Kaine announced today the Commonwealth's support for The Ignite Institute, a unique non-profit collaborative enterprise, focused on translating innovations in personalized medicine into patient care.

2008-11-04 12:00:25

American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) and Navigenics, Inc.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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