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2007-08-22 12:14:01

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Diabetes Association, the nation's premier voluntary health organization dedicated to conquering diabetes and supporting those who live with it, today named Laurence Hausner Chief Executive Officer, effective October 8, 2007. Hausner comes to the ADA from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, where he served in various capacities as General Manager, Organizational Development; Chief Strategic Development Officer and Chief...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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