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2014-07-18 08:25:01

Actual Disbursements in 2013 Increased 8% As Some Funds from Earlier Years Were Spent MELBOURNE, Australia, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Donor governments in 2013 committed US$8.1 billion in new funding to support the AIDS response in low- and middle-income countries, down 3 percent from 2012, finds a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) released in advance of the 2014 International AIDS Conference. The...

2014-06-17 08:30:44

Free HIV Testing Events at Select Walgreens Locations in More Than 140 Cities, June 26-28 DEERFIELD, Ill., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In support of National HIV Testing Day, June 27, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG), the nation's largest drugstore chain, and Greater Than AIDS, a coalition of about 200 public and private sector partners united in response to the domestic AIDS epidemic, are teaming with health departments and local AIDS service organizations across the...

2014-05-05 16:25:36

Kaiser Permanente is an Official Sponsor of the Washington Nationals: Helping People Thrive for over 30 Years ROCKVILLE, Md., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States has signed on as an official sponsor of the Washington Nationals and is set to bring a new message to Nationals Park: Live well, be well, and THRIVE. "Kaiser Permanente is proud to partner with the Nationals and spread the message of health and wellness to many Nationals fans...

2014-04-30 23:25:40

Kaiser Permanente helping to foster a vibrant, healthy community in Colorado. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 It’s a sunny late-winter morning, and an intrepid rider heads off on one of the bright red B-Cycles that have become ubiquitous on Denver’s streets. She rides past a schoolyard, where children scramble up a brightly painted playground structure and race down the slides. In the middle school down the street, students play a fierce game of kickball with their PlayWorks...

2014-04-01 08:26:47

National "GYT: Get Yourself Tested" Campaign Successfully Reaching Youth to Increase STD Awareness and Testing, According to New Study NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The sixth annual national GYT: Get Yourself Tested campaign will kick off on Tuesday, April 1, in honor of National STD Awareness Month, with on-air, online, and on-the-ground activities across the country. GYT is designed to promote sexual health and address the disproportionately high rates of sexually...

2014-03-03 16:25:45

Chris Palkowski, MD, assumes role of board chair of the nation's largest medical group OAKLAND, Calif., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chris Palkowski, MD, has been elected chair of the board of directors of The Permanente Medical Group, the governing board of the largest medical group in the nation with 8,000 physicians serving 3.4 million members in Northern California. His term took effect on March 1. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Dr. Palkowski is the...

2014-02-27 12:27:21

Award-Winning NPR Journalist Will Join Kaiser Health News WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kaiser Family Foundation has named NPR health policy correspondent Julie Rovner as the Robin Toner Distinguished Fellow. Rovner is an award-winning journalist and noted expert on health policy issues. While at NPR she reported on all aspects of health policy and politics in Washington and around the country. Rovner has also served as NPR's lead correspondent covering...

2014-02-20 12:28:23

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente Colorado today announced plans to expand and greatly enhance services and health plan offerings in Southern Colorado. Over the next few years, Kaiser Permanente will begin offering several specialty services at its medical offices in Southern Colorado and open its Briargate Medical Offices to all ages, removing the current 55 and older age restriction. The health plan will also pursue plans to open new medical...

2014-02-18 12:31:03

Kaiser Permanente Colorado is the First Health Plan to Officially Join the CORHIO Health Information Exchange Network DENVER, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CORHIO, the Colorado Regional Health Information Organization, announced today that Kaiser Permanente Colorado has signed an agreement to participate in the state-designated health information exchange (HIE) network. Participation in the CORHIO HIE provides Kaiser Permanente's physicians and other clinical caregivers with...

2014-01-13 23:01:32

Dr. Marilyn Moon, a Medicare expert and director of the Center on Aging at the American Institutes for Research (AIR), will discuss the scenarios facing Medicare beneficiaries in a panel discussion January 13 on Capitol Hill hosted by the Alliance for Health Reform (AHR) and the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF). Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Dr. Marilyn Moon, a Medicare expert and director of the Center on Aging at the American Institutes for Research (AIR), will discuss the...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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