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2013-11-07 23:29:55

Health Plans 4 Less™, a leader in helping individuals and businesses save money on health insurance costs, is a helpful resource for anyone who has questions about the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare Irvine, CA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Now that the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, enrollment has begun, individuals and businesses all across the nation are wondering how their lives will be affected by this huge change in healthcare in the United States. Obamacare will...

2013-11-07 23:29:39

San Francisco non-profit Child Family Health International (CFHI) announced it will open educational global health programs in Uganda beginning in 2014. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Child Family Health International (CFHI), a leader in global health education has announced program expansion into its seventh location, Uganda. The non-profit, recognized by the United Nations and headquartered in San Francisco, places health professions students alongside native...

2013-11-05 23:01:03

A new memorandum issued by the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) appears to pivot away from a recent letter from Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius stating that federal anti-kickback provisions do not prohibit providers, drug manufacturers and others from using kickbacks to induce greater use of their products and services in Affordable Care Act (ACA) coverage. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 A new memorandum issued by the...

2013-11-04 23:28:16

Church of Scientology adds synthetic drugs component to the drug education initiative it supports. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 03, 2013 The Church of Scientology International has just completed its annual review of the Truth About Drugs, the drug education and prevention initiative it supports. This review is carried out each October to assess results and pinpoint new issues. These results are incorporated into the Church’s National Substance Abuse Awareness Month and National...

2013-11-04 16:30:14

A team of British researchers, led by the University of York, is warning governments and healthcare decision makers across the globe to be wary of the myths and hype surrounding medical tourism. In an article, to be published in the journal Policy & Politics by Policy Press, the researchers challenge the idea that ever greater numbers of patients are prepared to travel across national borders to receive medical treatment. 'Medical tourism' is where people leave their own country to...

2013-10-29 23:23:48

Five tips for finding affordable startup health insurance Park City, Utah (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Today, Zane Benefits, the number one online small business health benefits solution, published new information on affordable startup health insurance. According to Zane Benefits’ website, many startup entrepreneurs feel daunted by the task of taking full responsibility for health insurance for themselves and their employees. Startups with limited capital may be tempted to forgo health...

2013-10-24 23:04:01

$10,000 Grand Prize Will Fund Project to Address Health Effects of Climate Change Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) is announcing its first-ever Climate Change and Health Contest for Nurses. The contest, which offers a $10,000 grand prize, and an opportunity to present at the annual CleanMed conference, is intended to help encourage nurses to play an active role in mitigating the health threats of climate change through local and national projects....

2013-10-22 23:30:26

A 14-person delegation of leaders in health care from Montgomery County, Maryland will travel to Cambridge, Massachusetts to discuss best practices and identify opportunities for reforming the health care safety-net. Silver Spring, Maryland (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 A 14 person delegation of local leaders in health care is traveling to Cambridge Massachusetts this week to engage in a two-day idea exchange session with the leaders of many innovative health care organizations in New England....


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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