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2013-06-19 23:04:42

The Third Update to the American Human Development Index Reveals Shortcomings of GDP as a Measure of Well-being and Opportunity. (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Measure of America, a project of the Social Science Research Council, today released its latest update to the American Human Development (HD) Index, revealing vast socioeconomic differences across racial and ethnic groups, U.S. states, and the country´s 25 largest metropolitan areas, as well as uneven progress over the past decade. A...

2013-06-09 23:02:10

“Construction in Western Europe — Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017” is the new market research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 09, 2013 Western Europe experienced a severe financial crisis during 2008—2009 with economic activity in the region contracting sharply. Reflecting the ongoing weakness in the region, real GDP has yet to rise above the pre-2008 level, with ongoing debt problems in most countries constraining growth,...

2013-05-13 23:23:36

“Electric Generating Sets - Global Markets Package”and “Electric Generating Sets - Top 10 Global Markets Package” are market research report available at ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 This market research report package offers a perspective on the actual market situation, trends and future outlook for electric generating sets in different countries around the world. The studies provide essential market information for decision-makers...

2013-03-18 23:01:24

Sovereign Health Group proudly introduces a new program called Change for Life (CFL) designed to help people seeking to not just control their weight, but make serious lifestyle changes as well. The program is designed to retrain the brain with new skills to create and maintain a healthy and empowered lifestyle. San Clemente, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2013 Sovereign Health Group is proud to announce the opening of a new program designed to help in the fight to help people control their weight...

2013-01-03 05:03:35

Conference to Focus on Future of Performance Measurement (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 Registration for NQF´s 2013 Annual Conference (http://ow.ly/gu8Xl) is now open. The conference, “The Next Decade of Performance Measurement: Meeting the Needs of a Rapidly Changing Healthcare System,” will take place March 7-8, 2013 at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC. Health care policy and delivery have changed considerably in the ten years since NQF endorsed its first performance...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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