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2010-10-27 15:48:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute for Health Protection (IHP), in partnership with Roche Diabetes Care, the makers of ACCU-CHEK® products and services, and Jefferson State Community College, will host a free community diabetes program at JSCC's Shelby-Hoover campus this Saturday, Oct. 30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. To register for the event, please call (917) 210-2466 or e-mail JianiY@IHPonline.net. The program will focus on education, prevention and...

2008-09-23 15:00:34

BOSTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute for Health Protection, (IHP), the premier national organization designed to turn evidence-based healthcare knowledge into everyday practice, today announced the launch of the Advanced Practice Certificate: Hemophilia Nurse Assessment-Based Certificate Program. This program is accredited by the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and is funded through an educational grant from Bayer Healthcare. The goal of the hemophilia program is to...

Word of the Day
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'