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2014-07-10 12:30:02

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospice Foundation of America (HFA) will present a live, online webinar focusing on Adolescents and Life-Threatening Illness on Tuesday, July 15, from noon--1:30pm ET. Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, and Nancy Hogan, PhD, will discuss how the normal challenges of adolescence are impacted when a young person is facing a life-threatening illness. This webinar will address sensitivities necessary in caring for these adolescents as well as...

2014-07-08 23:11:14

Diseaseless is a new program designed by Ken Drew which provides people with the different secrets of how to live a life that is “free” of illness. A detailed review of the product on the site Vinamy.com indicates if this is a book that is worth buying or not. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 As long as anyone can remember, illness has always been a major component determining humanity’s survival. Indeed, significant political shifts have occurred in many countries precisely...

2014-07-07 23:07:23

A new book, Create a Toxin-Free Body and Home…Starting Today, by integrative cardiologist W. Lee Cowden, MD, MD(H) and medical writer Connie Strasheim, is the first in the Journey to Wellness series. It teaches people how to identify household and environmental toxins that are the cause of most chronic, degenerative diseases, and provides solutions for removing these toxins from the body and home in order to heal from illness and/or maintain optimal wellness. Dallas, Texas and Denver,...

2014-06-30 23:04:26

Mental Health Research Nonprofit Receives Leadership Award Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Easter Seals honored the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation with the 2014 Leadership Award during its recent Advocacy Summit Awards Dinner held in Washington, D.C. The awards recognize exceptional partners, corporations, organizations, foundations and visionaries making a difference in Easter Seals’ key focus areas: brain health, veterans and healthy families. The Brain & Behavior...

2014-06-13 08:23:48

LOS ANGELES, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, June 10, 2014 the California Court of Appeal issued its decision in Marissa Rea v. Blue Shield of California. The Court held that the California Mental Health Parity Act requires Blue Shield to provide all medically necessary treatment for people suffering from severe mental illnesses, including anorexia and bulimia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140612/117678 The case involved Blue Shield's denial of residential...

2014-06-03 12:37:02

LONG BEACH, N.Y., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Sensei Adam Rostocki, The Chronic Pain Coach, has launched new proprietary coaching programs after 8 years of development and clinical testing. These programs are the culmination of a lifetime spent working with people who suffer from persistent pain and enduring illness. Sensei Rostocki is a noted pain researcher, educator and patient advocate. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140530/92909) Chronic pain coaching is...

Cholera In Sudan, Ebola Threat In Sierra Leone, MERS Invades Algeria
2014-06-03 08:22:51

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online CHOLERA The Ministry of Health of South Sudan declared a cholera outbreak in Juba on May 15, 2014 after four cases were laboratory confirmed following tests conducted by the African Medical Research Foundation in Nairobi, Kenya. The first case identified with onset of illness was on April 23. As of May 25, a total of 586 cholera cases had been reported, including 22 deaths – 13 hospital and 9 community deaths. The majority of...

2014-05-29 23:00:23

A report by RTI International researchers provides recommendations to address chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 An important and mysterious global public health concern is unfolding around chronic kidney disease of unknown origin. In certain endemic areas in Sri Lanka, more than 15 percent of the population is at risk of developing chronic kidney disease of unknown origin (CKDu), according to Sri Lanka's Ministry of Health and...

2014-04-30 23:24:01

The Editorial Board of Living with a Disability, a full-color print and online magazine that help individuals with various disabling medical conditions live life to the fullest, has published a must-read new article to mark National Stress Awareness month. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 To mark National Stress Awareness Month, which occurs every April, the Editorial Board of Living with a Disability magazine has published an important new article on the serious – yet not well...

2014-04-08 12:15:16

New research by Andrew Stokes, a doctoral student in demography and sociology in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, suggests that many obesity studies substantially underestimate the mortality risks associated with excess weight in the United States. His study, “Using Maximum Weight to Redefine Body Mass Index Categories in Studies of The Mortality Risks of Obesity,” was published in the March issue of the open-access journal Population Health Metrics....


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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