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2010-09-28 20:44:05

A study of employees at a west Michigan hospital showed some of the most unhealthy workers that University of Michigan researchers had ever seen. But in four years, the workplace wellness plan at Allegiance Health in Jackson, Mich. had fueled some of the biggest improvements in employee health that those same researchers had ever witnessed. The researchers were studying the hospital system to evaluate the health risk changes in employees in the four years after Allegiance implemented a...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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