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2013-10-22 23:03:01

Although Asian Americans suffer from similar health problems as the population at large, certain illnesses predominate. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), PCA sees this as the perfect opportunity for pharmaceutical companies to take action and target campaigns to Asian Americans, who represents the fastest growing ethnic segment in the U.S. with a total of 18.9 million people, which stands for 6% of total U.S. population...

2013-09-24 23:25:26

Juvenile Diabetes Cure Alliance finds major diabetes nonprofits use cure as the main message in 90 percent of events, while only 18 percent of funds raised go to cure research New York, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Less than 20 percent of the donations raised at popular diabetes “cure” fundraising events actually goes toward type 1 cure research, according to a new report from the Juvenile Diabetes Cure Alliance. In its third annual report on diabetes charity fundraising, the JDCA...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • 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.'
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