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2013-05-09 23:04:25

Curriculum centers on essential skills, aims to groom leaders in burgeoning field. (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 Healthcare policy and practice touches all Americans at some time in their lives. Yet levels of understanding of healthcare policy and healthcare choices–healthcare literacy, in other words–is low among the general population. Southern New Hampshire University seeks to address this challenge by adding a new health communication concentration to its Master of Arts in...

2013-05-09 23:02:30

Event explores applied research focused on Rhode Island Health Policy McLean, VA (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 As part of its 44th annual conference, the Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) will conduct the Healthy Rhode Island Environmental Design Summit on Wednesday, May 29, at the Omni Providence hotel in Providence, R.I. Co-sponsored by the Rhode Island Department of Health, this seminal event brings together the expertise of researchers from around the globe converging in...

2013-05-07 23:26:59

The program, set to begin this month, is designed for working professionals and builds upon prior learning and military training. It is the latest example of Norwich´s ability to expand its online degree program portfolio to meet student demand. Northfield, Vt. (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Norwich University´s College of Graduate and Continuing Studies (CGCS) has launched its second online degree completion program, the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. The program, set to begin...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • 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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