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2013-05-24 23:35:42

Campaign Gives a Voice to Those Touched by Disability Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (BPDD), http://www.wi-bpdd.org, is collecting stories and awarding prizes. As part of their campaign, “Better Together: Sharing stories, Sharing lives,” the BPDD is encouraging people to share stories in class, at work, at home, in church or other favorite meeting place - and then submit them for a chance to win. The...

2013-03-12 23:01:48

UNIVAL announces its Disability Services are now integrated with its new Online Services Portal. The portal will allow clinicians, case managers, providers and others to communicate with UNIVAL over a secure network and avoid using paper documents. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) March 12, 2013 UNIVAL, an industry leader in IME, FCE, medical record review and other disability services announces their disability services are now integrated into a new Online Services Portal and moved to the cloud. In a...

2013-03-08 00:52:28

An overwhelming majority of Albertans believe dying adults should have the right to request to end their life, according to new research from the University of Alberta. U of A researcher Donna Wilson led the team that studied the views of 1,203 Albertans on assisted suicide, currently illegal in Canada. A majority–77.4 per cent–felt dying adults should have the right to end their life early. "Increasingly, there are countries or states where they are allowing assisted...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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