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2014-06-03 23:02:22

Three physicians with Susquehanna Health’s Williamsport Family Medicine Residency (WFMR) program recently extended God’s healing love nearly 2,000 miles away to improve the health of communities of people living in rural Honduras. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Three physicians with Susquehanna Health’s Williamsport Family Medicine Residency (WFMR) program recently extended God’s healing love nearly 2,000 miles away to improve the health of communities of people living in...

2014-05-29 10:46:14

Boston University Medical Center Since it started more than 30 years ago, funding the graduate medical education (GME) system has not evolved even as there has been a revolution in GME. The United States contributes almost $10 billion a year from Medicare into funding the GME system. However this system fails to provide the workforce needed for the 21st century and lacks the necessary transparency and accountability. With an aging population and millions of people newly registered for...

2014-05-27 23:00:23

The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) Board of Directors has elected its newest members, including a student, resident physician, and nationally-recognized leader in Pediatrics. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Board of Directors elected three new members at its May 2014 meeting. Dr. Carol Berkowitz is the Executive Vice Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and Professor of Clinical...

2014-05-19 23:00:28

In all, 960 graduates – a record total -- participated in WesternU’s five Commencement ceremonies, which included the colleges of Allied Health Professions, Podiatric Medicine, Dental Medicine, Graduate Nursing, Optometry, Osteopathic Medicine, Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine, as well as the Graduate College of Biomedical Sciences. Pasadena, California (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Health science professionals will be on the front lines as the Affordable Care Act takes full effect over the...

2014-05-14 23:10:30

Ms. Lindquist will help lead Pri-Med’s collaborations with medical schools and associations nationwide to build CME curriculums that are tailored specifically to improve patient outcomes. Boston, Mass. (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 DBC Pri-Med, LLC, the leading provider of professional medical education to a community of more than 260,000 clinicians, today announced the appointment of Melinda Lindquist as Director of Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Accreditation for pmiCME. pmiCME is the...

2014-05-06 23:00:36

The Jewish Federation of the Greater San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys will honor Western University of Health Sciences Founding President Philip Pumerantz, PhD, at its 2014 Honoring Community Leaders Brunch. Pomona, California (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The Jewish Federation of the Greater San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys will honor Western University of Health Sciences Founding President Philip Pumerantz, PhD, at its 2014 Honoring Community Leaders Brunch. The brunch, to be held at 10:30 a.m....

2014-05-06 08:35:50

Medtech Leads Celebration of National Nurses Week, May 6-12 ATLANTA, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical care continues to evolve and, today, nurses often step out of their comfort zones to become even more active innovators in our healthcare system. Recognizing the importance of nursing to the health of all Americans, Medtech College continues progressing toward becoming the "best in the business" by enhancing its Nursing programs and Medtech campuses are proud of their nursing...

2014-05-02 12:25:17

Study in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association Finds Wikipedia Articles Contradict Peer-Reviewed Medical Literature CHICAGO, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It might be convenient to research medical conditions online but a study in the May issue of The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA) found nine out of 10 public-edited Wikipedia articles on common medical conditions contained factual errors when compared to peer-reviewed resources. Authors of the...

2014-04-30 23:07:46

NRMP International, a subsidiary of NRMP, takes the success of the U.S.-based organization global to offer its services to the international medical education community. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The National Resident Matching Program(NRMP), a North America-based organization, is pleased to announce the launch of National Resident Matching Program International(NRMPI) to support high quality medical matching programs outside the United States and Canada. Since its...

2014-04-29 16:29:28

Six students will be first to participate in the Lilly Medical Student Intern Program INDIANAPOLIS, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six students from the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MU-COM) are the first to be chosen by Eli Lilly and Company to participate in a new internship program for aspiring physicians. The Lilly Medical Student Intern Program, the second phase of its medical student programs, offers opportunities for medical students between...


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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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