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2012-07-03 23:00:39

California based immunization company affiliates with largest independent mass immunizer to deliver more services to clients. Fullerton, California (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 Test-med announced today that it has affiliated with Mollen Immunization Clinics, LLC, the nation´s largest independent mass immunizer, to expand the services it can offer to customers. As a result of the affiliation, Test-med will be able to offer customers national coverage, an expanded menu of immunizations, a...

2012-06-28 20:17:24

Salmonella Typhi (S. Typhi) is the causative agent of typhoid fever, a serious health threat resulting in some 22 million new cases yearly and approximately 217,000 fatalities.  A number of novel vaccine candidates using live attenuated strains of Salmonella are being developed, but care must be taken to ensure the bacteria are not excreted into the environment following vaccination. Karen Brenneman and her colleagues at Arizona State University´s Biodesign Institute have been...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'