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2014-09-09 08:40:41

Polar V650 Offers Real-Time, "Smart Coaching" Data for Cyclists LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Polar (www.polar.com), the leader in heart rate monitoring and sports performance technologies, released the Polar V650, a high-end, future-proof cycling computer designed for athletes who want to analyze every aspect of training. Featuring a full-touch color display, the Polar V650 has integrated GPS to track speed, altitude and distance. Additional Smart Coaching...

2014-09-04 16:27:00

Newly Published Report Documents Improvements LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recent enhancements in healthcare quality for New York's Medicare beneficiaries are detailed in IPRO's new Medicare Quality Improvement Report. The report covers clinical areas in which the state's healthcare providers have worked with IPRO, Medicare Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for New York State, in the 10(th) Statement of Work (SOW). The 10(th) SOW was a...

2014-06-16 12:28:53

Awards Presented at 30th Annual Meeting LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eight individual New York healthcare providers and groups of providers - including all 11 hospitals of New York City's Health and Hospitals Corporation, which worked to reduce hospital-acquired infections, and one group of 28 Capital District healthcare organizations that collaborated to improve transitions of care -- have been named recipients of the 2014 IPRO Quality Awards. The awards,...

2014-05-22 12:25:11

Recognized for Lowering Medicare Beneficiaries' Hospital Readmissions LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty-eight Capital District region healthcare organizations have been named recipients of 2014 IPRO Quality Awards. The awards, given annually by IPRO, recognize organizations and professionals that demonstrate a commitment to improving the quality of care provided to New York's Medicare beneficiaries. IPRO is the Medicare Quality Improvement...

2014-05-13 12:27:29

IPRO-designed "MAP" Tool Addresses How to Handle Numerous Patient Situations, In Order to Reduce Risk of Both Excessive Bleeding and Formation of Blood Clots LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new, free-of-charge tool designed by the Peri-Procedural Task Force of the IPRO-led New York State Anticoagulation Coalition will enable clinicians to more easily determine how, whether and when to stop the use of warfarin and other anticoagulants prior to surgery and...

2014-04-22 12:30:13

Encouraging Consumers to Help Protect Marine Life by Choosing Biodegradable and Reef-Safe Sunscreens LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We all know that we need to protect our skin when enjoying the outdoors. Sunscreen should be applied liberally every two hours. This year the Alba Botanica(®) brand wants to call attention to the serious threat that conventional sunscreens may pose to the environment and coral reefs in particular....

2014-04-21 08:22:25

Encouraging Consumers to Honor their Bodies and Help Protect the Environment LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Avalon Organics® brand recommits to its core message of Consciousness in Cosmetics® by reminding women that their beauty choices have a real impact on our environment. Many conventional beauty brands consider the efficacy of their formulas to be priority one. This Earth Day, Avalon Organics® brand urges consumers to demand more from their beauty...

2014-01-30 16:25:29

Healthy snacks will be the big scorers this Sunday LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Game watchers will endzone dance their way to healthier snacking on Sunday with The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAIN), a leading organic and natural products company. The special teams portfolio of organic, natural and non-GMO[1] snacks, including Garden of Eatin'(®), Sensible Portions(®), TERRA(®) and Bearitos(®), scores points with fans. (Logo:...

2014-01-17 16:23:39

Randy Kiewe, M.D. of Lake Success, NY has been honored with a recognition by Long Island Press in its selection of "2014 Bethpage Best Of Long Island." LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the January, 2014 issue of Long Island Press published by Morey Organization(The). Randy Kiewe, M.D. was selected for the following honor: "2014 Bethpage Best Of Long Island" (Photo:...

2014-01-16 12:31:38

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Long Island-based law firm Abrams Fensterman today announced that Carolyn Reinach Wolf, Esq., an Executive Partner in the firm and Director of the Mental Health Law practice, has become name partner. Effective immediately, the official firm name is Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara & Wolf, LLP. With the only mental health practice of its kind in the nation, Ms. Wolf's practice concentrates in the areas of...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'