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2011-04-06 13:24:00

WASHINGTON, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Health Coalition on Liability and Access (HCLA) testified today before the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee in a hearing titled, "The Cost of the Medical Liability System Proposals for Reform, including H.R.

2010-04-14 07:36:28

With the US facing a shortage of primary care physicians, several states are considering giving more authority to nurse practitioners.

2010-03-29 10:25:00

The health care reform bill, meant to provide insurance and affordable health care to those previously denied easy access to medical treatment, could be hampered by the lack of available primary care physicians.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.