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2014-02-13 08:30:57

Canadians with lower income often less likely to receive potentially life-saving cancer tests and treatments Examining disparities in cancer control - A story of gaps, opportunities, and some successes TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - A new report, System Performance Special Focus Report: Examining Disparities in Cancer Control, released today uncovers potentially important disparities in the cancer care received by Canadians based on how much they earn, where they live, and if...

2014-02-11 08:32:27

Empowering Organizations to Improve Clinical Performance and Outcomes LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zynx Health(TM), the market leader in providing evidence- and experience-based clinical improvement solutions, today announced the upcoming release of a new--and revolutionary--family of products called ZynxAnalytics(TM). The first release in this innovative product line, Knowledge Analyzer(TM), is a scalable solution that enables healthcare organizations to analyze vast...

2014-02-10 23:04:30

Company presents “The Value of Integrated Population Health: Why Chronic Conditions Still Matter to Employers”. Plymouth Meeting, PA (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Health Advocate, Inc., the nation’s leading independent healthcare advocacy and assistance company, has partnered with the Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health to present “The Value of Integrated Population Health: Why Chronic Conditions Still Matter to Employers” on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at the Health...

2014-02-06 23:03:27

Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH), a national leader in the field of integrative health, is hosting HEALTH CARE: Critical Questions. Integrative Answers., a discussion among prominent thought leaders in this expanding area of health care on Monday, February 10, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Laurel, MD (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH), a national leader in the field of integrative health, is hosting HEALTH CARE: Critical Questions....

2014-02-06 08:29:43

Online program has years of success showing significant weight loss and improved health for target populations INDEPENDENCE, Mo. and LOS ANGELES, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The Government Employees Health Association (GEHA), a leading health plan for federal employees, and DPS Health, the leader in clinically-proven, online behavior change interventions that improve obesity-related health outcomes, today announced that they have renewed their relationship and expanded their contract...

2014-02-05 23:29:28

HolaDoctor announced today that the company has launched its call center to help Hispanics who have questions regarding the recent healthcare reforms in the US. Atlanta (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 HolaDoctor, the leading health and wellness online destination for Hispanics, launched its Call Center to help Hispanics with questions regarding Healthcare Reform, as well as to guide them in the application process and to purchase health insurance in the state and federal markets. The 1-800-...

2014-02-04 23:31:05

New introduction marks the wide availability of Empowris’s highly effective health and wellness programs designed for employers. (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Industry-leading corporate health and wellness programs provider, Empowris, today announced the broad launch of the Empowris Marketplace. After closing out a successful 2013 – and garnering an Industry Innovator award from the Institute for HealthCare Consumerism – the company prepares for another strong year as it develops its...

2014-02-04 23:26:52

HealthForumOnline (HFO), a nationally-approved provider of online continuing education (CE) announces updates to the online CE course, “Fundamentals of Healthy Aging: A Biopsychosocial Perspective.” These online CE course updates underscore HFO’s commitment to offering state-of-the-science theory- and evidence-based continuing education to psychologists, social workers, counselors, and other allied health professionals, with over 90 online CE courses that are fast, convenient and...

2014-02-04 23:02:22

Respiratory health and wellness expert, Mountaineer Home Medical, is hosting a health and resource fair this Friday morning at their Morgantown store. Morgantown, WV (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Mountaineer Home Medical, a respiratory, mobility, and sleep health leader, announced today they will be hosting their annual 2014 Health and Resource Fair on Friday, February 7 at their Morgantown, West Virginia storefront. In line with most people’s annual traditional health and wellness New...

2014-02-04 16:24:03

Company receives coveted designation for fifth consecutive year CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) announced today that it has been recognized as a Platinum-Level Start! Fit-Friendly Company by the American Heart Association (AHA) for the fifth consecutive year. The Platinum-Level award is the highest level of recognition in the AHA's Start! Program. In 2013, less than 300 organizations in the country achieved the Platinum-Level designation. In...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'