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2013-03-13 14:53:39

Post-discharge activity level linked to risk of hospital readmission in elderly A new study has found a link between the activity levels of elderly people who have just been released from the hospital and the risk that they will require readmission within 30 days. The investigation draws on data collected from 111 patients aged 65 and older, each of whom was fitted with a "step activity monitor" during his or her hospital stay. Worn on the patient's ankle, the pager-sized device counted...

2012-06-21 23:00:39

Alzafar Shriner's, a non-profit organization, will host Pulling for Kids. This is a unique charity fundraiser to be held at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio, TX that will include a clay shoot, live auction and silent auction. Auction to be performed by professional fundraiser Blue Fox Benefit Auctions from San Antonio. San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 Alzafar Shriners Pulling for Kids Charity Clay Shoot Have a blast while helping Shriners Hospitals for Children San...

2012-06-12 23:01:30

Premium Verizon retailer opens new store, boosts local economy with new sales jobs Galveston, Texas (PRWEB) June 12, 2012 Cellular Sales, the nation´s largest Verizon premium wireless retailer, recently announced the opening of its newest store located at 1014 61st St., in Galveston. “As the number one independent Verizon retailer in the country, our goal is to be within arm´s reach of all our customers to better work with them,” said Bobby Penny, regional director....

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.