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Teen Pregnancies And Abortions Reduced With Free Birth Control
2014-10-06 03:50:41

Provided By Diane Duke Williams, Washington University in St. Louis Teens who received free contraception and were educated about the pros and cons of various birth control methods were dramatically less likely to get pregnant, give birth or get an abortion compared with other sexually active teens, according to a new study. The research, by investigators at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, appears Oct. 2 in The New England Journal of Medicine. The study...

2014-10-06 08:29:07

Providers recognized for health care advocacy of children in Foster Care AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Superior HealthPlan (Superior) today announced the winners of their Community Champions for Children Award. The Community Champion for Children Awardees for 2014 are Kim Cheung M.D. and Anu Partap M.D. Superior annually recognizes Providers that show extraordinary commitment to the wellbeing of STAR Health Members through advocacy or community service with a...

2014-10-02 23:11:12

Pines Education Institute of Southwest Florida announces the official launch of its new “Dementia Care Academy”, a virtual education platform that enables visitors worldwide to stream hands-on Alzheimer’s Dementia caregiving videos by renowned Care Expert Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Pines Education Institute of Southwest Florida announces the official launch of its new “Dementia Care Academy”, a virtual education platform that enables...

2014-10-02 23:08:09

With a new office in Grand Rapids, Acti-Kare Responsive In-Home Care is currently accepting clients in Grand Rapids, Belmont, Cannonsburg, East Grand Rapids, Kentwood, Ada, Forest Hills, Cascade and Alto. (616) 490-9615 or http://www.grandrapids.actikare.com Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Thinking ahead for appropriate care for aging loved ones is not usually a common conversation that comes up in day to day discussion. Most people never even consider it until they’re forced...

2014-10-02 23:02:18

myCNAjobs’ CEO, Brandi Kurtyka, will lead 150+ attendees today through a caregiver's perspective on working in home care at the 2014 Annual Private Care Association Convention in Orlando. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 myCNAjobs’ CEO, Brandi Kurtyka, will lead 150+ attendees today through a caregiver's perspective on working in home care at the 2014 Annual Private Care Association Convention in Orlando. The session, titled “Data-Driven Recruitment” will guide office...

2014-10-02 20:22:35

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas, a pharmaceutical company based in Northbrook, Ill., launched a new benefits program today to provide support for its almost 3,000 US-based employees. The program goes beyond traditional healthcare support to include legal aid for parents and in-laws, identity theft for the entire family and college coaching in addition to many other benefits. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/84970 "We recognize in life there's a...

2014-10-02 12:27:19

AARP Voter Guide Provides Gubernatorial Candidates' Positions on Financial Security, Caregiving, Utility Affordability and Livability NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Voters 50 and older cast nearly six of every 10 votes in the last gubernatorial election and are poised to dominate this year's contest. What that in mind, AARP is presenting a Voters' Guide featuring the major party contenders, in their own words, addressing four issues important to the state's most powerful...

2014-10-01 08:33:04

NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paying for prescription medications just got easier for families who frequent AgingCare.com, the go-to destination for family caregivers. The newly released Prescription Drug Assistance Locator enables older adults and their families to search for financial aid programs for prescription medications. "Each month, aging Americans are confronted by thousands of dollars in prescription drug costs that eat into their already limited financial resources,"...

2014-09-30 23:21:25

National Alliance for Caregiving to Participate in IOM Workshop on Home-Based Care Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Institute of Medicine (IOM) and National Research Council (NRC) are today convening a workshop on the Future of Home Health Care to study how future models of home-based healthcare can better serve patients and families. The workshop will also identify research priorities for the community to move the field forward. This work is key for patients and family...

2014-09-30 08:31:18

CINCINNATI, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC), the world's largest DNA Paternity Testing Company, announces the launch of a new Paternity Test Kit to be sold in national retail stores, expanding the company's reach in the marketplace. In-store paternity sample collection kits are more common than ever before, and DDC is creating a user-friendly package that provides the right level of product education with only an $89 laboratory fee. DDC tests all DNA...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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