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2014-09-26 08:25:06

MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, today announced the extension of several existing credit facilities, totalling $1,775 million. The facilities comprise the following: -- A committed $500 million revolving credit facility that is extended through September 2019. The facility's lead arrangers and...

2014-09-16 08:29:25

Live webcast to begin at 10:25 A.M. ET on Tuesday, September 30 MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today that Stanley M. Bergman, Henry Schein's Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in a healthcare services panel at the Leerink Partners Services Roundtable on Tuesday,...

2014-09-03 08:32:58

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in September Promotes Importance of Early Detection to Save Men's Lives MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein Cares, the global corporate social responsibility program of Henry Schein, Inc., and the Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA) have partnered again this year to raise awareness among families across the country about the importance of putting prostate cancer check-ups on the calendar for the men in their lives....

2014-08-29 08:24:12

First Day School Outfits and other Essential Supplies Help Children Confidently Return to the Classroom MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein's annual "Back to School" program held at 28 company locations will help more than 5,000 children return to the classroom prepared for success, setting a new record for participation in the 17(th) year of the program. School essentials provided to the children range from new first day outfits to backpacks filled with...

2014-08-21 12:29:06

MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today that the Company will present at two investor conferences in September: -- September 4, 2014 - Baird 2014 Healthcare Conference in New York, NY at 12:50 p.m. ET -- September 8, 2014 - Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference in New York,...

2014-08-18 12:27:47

New Facility to Train New Dentists & Expand Access to Oral Care for the Community's Underserved Population MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today the grand opening of a new headquarters building for its Practice Solutions business in American Fork, Utah, that will offer practitioners a state-of-the-art...

2014-08-13 08:26:17

MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Michaelangelo Matera, partner at the law firm of Matera & Elbert, LLP, will be hosting a seminar on how to properly protect yourself if you have been injured in an automobile accident. The seminar will be held at their office located at 560 Broadhollow Rd., Suite 303, Melville, NY, 11747 on August 27(th) at 5:30 PM, and participation is limited. The seminar will be comprehensive in scope, covering every element of a motor vehicle...

2014-08-06 08:30:35

Honor Recognizes Exemplary Support for the Dental Profession and Longstanding Partnership with the Association MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today that Steve W. Kess, the Company's Vice President of Global Professional Relations, is the recipient of the National Dental Association's (NDA) 2014...

2014-07-28 08:28:44

Integration of athenaNet® and Dentrix® Enterprise for Federally Qualified Health Centers and Community Health Centers to Streamline Reporting and Reduce Costs; Companies to Initiate Pilot Program to Ensure Seamless Integration WATERTOWN, Mass. and MELVILLE, N.Y., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- athenahealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHN), a leading provider of cloud-based services for electronic health record (EHR), practice management, and care coordination, and Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:...

2014-07-01 08:29:19

MELVILLE, N.Y., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today that its U.S. Animal Health business, Henry Schein Animal Health, has completed its acquisition of an approximate 60% ownership position in SmartPak, the leading provider of equine supplements and horse supplies across the United States. This transaction was...


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.'