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2014-08-19 16:29:34

State announces KP's integrated care, coverage available for state employees ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States today announced that the integrated health care provider has been named a health plan option for Maryland state employees, available for employees effective January 1, 2015. "We are proud to be a health plan option for Maryland state employees, bringing our award-winning care and top doctors to 200,000...

2014-07-29 12:35:28

Designed to bring care closer to home, improve quality of care and better serve communities ROCKVILLE, Md., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins Medicine today announced plans to strengthen the successful collaboration between the two health care organizations. With the new agreement, Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins Medicine will expand ways to deliver quality care by sharing evidence-based best practices, advancing population health programs, collaborating on...

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...


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  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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