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2013-05-02 23:15:31

From Hands-On Care Physical Therapy: More than 13 people who lost their limbs during the Boston bombings will undergo physical therapy as part of their recovery process, reported by CNN. Astoria, NY (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 The Boston bombing attack resulted to at least 13 limb amputations as reported by CNN. "This is a sudden and life altering event in someone's life," said Dr. Kevin Plancher, founder of Plancher Orthopedics based in New York City. Many amputees suffer from depression, a...

2011-02-16 14:37:00

DALLAS, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Saturday, Feb. 26, the Limbs for Life Foundation is rolling out the red carpet in celebration of Hollywood's favorite movie characters as the nonprofit presents "A Night at the Oscars" at the 10th annual benefit gala. Limbs for Life Foundation was founded to bring awareness to the plight of amputees of all ages and provide them with financial assistance to allow them to enjoy productive jobs and active lifestyles. In the United States, one in every...

2010-02-11 12:52:00

DALLAS, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Every week, more than 3,000 Americans lose a limb. Without insurance or sufficient coverage many of these amputees are unable to afford the expensive prosthetic arms and legs that help make it possible to resume their daily lives. The Limbs for Life Foundation was created to bring awareness to the plight of these amputees and provide them with financial assistance so they are able to enjoy productive jobs and active lifestyles. Saturday, Feb. 27, feather...

2009-02-18 09:00:00

Beach Blanket Limbo to raise funds for amputees DALLAS, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Every week more than 3,000 people in the U.S. lose an arm or a leg. Of those impacted, many find themselves with insufficient coverage or lack of insurance to cover the pricey prosthetic limbs needed to resume their daily lives. The Limbs for Life Foundation was created to bring awareness to the plight of these amputees and provide them with financial assistance to return to productive jobs and active...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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