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2014-07-30 23:00:29

Douglas A. Fecher President and CEO, Wright-Patt Credit Union is appointed to the CareSource Ohio Board of Trustees. Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 CareSource, a nonprofit, Ohio-based health plan, is pleased to welcome Douglas A. Fecher President and CEO, Wright-Patt Credit Union, to the CareSource Ohio Board of Trustees. Fecher, is a foremost financial CEO with an extensive background in leading credit unions. He was formerly vice president of lending and later chief operating...

2014-07-30 20:23:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Proposition 45 campaign today said that WellPoint's massive $731.1 million second quarter profit underscores the need for Proposition 45's protections against health insurance price gouging. The profit report comes a day after the California Insurance Commissioner reported steep health insurance rate hikes for Californians in 2014 and expressed frustration that no one has the ability to stop excessive rates. The...

2014-07-30 16:30:17

BALTIMORE, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Urological Association (AUA) today issued a statement in response to the new Institute of Medicine (IOM) July 29 report, "Graduate Medical Education that Meets the Nation's Health Needs." The below statement is attributable to AUA Public Policy Council Vice Chair Dr. Christopher Gonzalez. "The AUA applauds the Institute of Medicine (IOM) for studying the governance, finance and regulation of graduate medical education...

2014-07-30 16:28:57

ITASCA, Ill., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced the acquisition of Insurance Point, LLC in St. Charles, Illinois and Salt Lake City, Utah. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Insurance Point offers a wide range of employee benefit consultation and insurance brokerage services designed exclusively for healthcare systems and hospitals throughout the United States. Along with traditional life and disability insurance...

2014-07-30 12:30:49

Susan Salka Recognized for Corporate Citizenship SAN DIEGO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AHS), the innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and largest provider of staffing services in the nation, announced today that Susan Salka, AMN's President, CEO and Director, has been named Director of the Year for Corporate Citizenship by the Corporate Director's Forum. She is among six San Diego leaders who are being recognized for their high...

2014-07-30 12:30:42

PORTLAND, Ore., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lane County residents will have a new health care option that combines top-quality care with award-winning health coverage. Kaiser Permanente Northwest announced today that it plans to open a medical office in Eugene by late 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO "For more than 65 years Kaiser Permanente has focused on keeping the people of the Northwest healthy," said Kaiser Permanente Northwest Regional...

2014-07-30 12:30:18

LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Single women purchasing long term care insurance protection now pay as much as 50 percent more than single men for identical coverage. An expert shares how working single women can still avoid the price difference. "Two thirds of all long term care insurance claim benefits are paid to women so it is understandable why insurers started charging women more than men," explains Jesse Slome, director of the American Association for...

2014-07-30 12:30:15

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This is a joint statement attributable to: William Good, executive vice president of the National Roofing Contractors Association, and Kinsey M. Robinson, international president of the United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers: "The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a fatally flawed law that fails to control rising health care costs and contains numerous taxes, fees and mandates that are increasing costs for employers...

2014-07-30 12:30:13

Academic medical center practice chooses OpenTempo for workforce management capabilities, and to drive practice efficiencies WILLISTON, Vt., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenTempo, a leader in workforce optimization and staff scheduling solutions for healthcare, has announced that Weill Cornell Medical College/New York-Presbyterian Hospital has recently implemented OpenTempo to facilitate staff and case scheduling in their Department of Anesthesiology. OpenTempo...

2014-07-30 12:28:49

AFGE member sees union as champion of workers and a stabilizing force in the community WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a time when union membership has been on a decline, a groundswell of workers, from teachers to fast-food workers, organized and unorganized, have taken action against union busting and poor working conditions. The actions of these workers is partly what inspired Suzanne McBride, American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local 2206...


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Captain Kathryn Hire is a NASA astronaut who has flown aboard two Space Shuttle missions. She was born Kathryn Patricia Hire on August 26, 1959 in Mobile, Alabama. She graduated from Murphy High School in 1977, and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and Management from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1981. After earning her Naval Flight Officer wings in October 1982, Hire she carried out worldwide airborne oceanographic research missions with Oceanographic Development...

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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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