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2013-01-25 23:03:38

Over 110,000 e-books Now Available in eBook Academic Collection IPSWICH, Mass. (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 eBooks on EBSCOhost® from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) continues to grow as thousands of e-books have been added to the eBook Academic Collection –increasing the number of e-books to more than 112,000. eBook Academic Collection supplies full-text e-books covering a broad spectrum of academic subjects from technology, science and engineering to the humanities and social sciences....

2011-08-02 10:32:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans' confidence in their ability to access and pay for healthcare declined in July after two straight months of improvement, according to a consumer sentiment index produced by Thomson Reuters. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090507/NY12658LOGO ) The Thomson Reuters Consumer Healthcare Sentiment Index dropped from 99 in June to 96 in July, surrendering gains made since hitting a low of 95 in April. U.S. healthcare...

2011-07-21 11:40:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The cost of medical care for people in employer-sponsored health plans rose at an annualized rate of 3.8 percent in the first quarter of 2011, according to the Thomson Reuters Healthcare Spending Index for Private Insurance. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090507/NY12658LOGO ) A year earlier, in the period ending with the first quarter of 2010, the rate was 6.3 percent. The index, which measures historical and current levels of...

Word of the Day
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.