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2014-05-05 08:28:13

ORLANDO, Fla., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Nurses Day is celebrated annually on May 6(th) to raise awareness of the important role nurses play in society. This day also marks the beginning of National Nurses Week, which ends on May 12(th), the birthday of Florence Nightingale. Nightingale is considered the founder of professional nursing due to her pioneering work during the Crimean War of 1853-1856 and her establishment of the first secular nursing school in London. Here...

2014-05-02 23:01:44

Destination spa resort rolls out new offerings to answer the increasing requests for foraging and natural remedies, expanding its gourmet travel offerings. Hawley, PA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 The long-anticipated spring season will bring more than just blooming flowers and cooing birds at The Lodge at Woodloch, a luxury destination spa this year. Master Herbalist Nathaniel Whitmore added a new series of offerings based on the growing number of comments he has heard from guests. “Guests are...

2014-05-01 23:06:21

“kNOwMORE Nonprofits” educates viewers on critical role of nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners. Lexington, KY (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The eighth episode of the kNOwMORE Nonprofits educational television series features Frontier Nursing University (FNU) as one of four nonprofits that are keeping Kentucky and our nation healthy. The episode, “Nonprofits Keeping Kentucky Healthy,” premiered on Feb 6th, 2014, on Kentucky Educational Television (a statewide PBS network), and...

2014-05-01 16:32:39

Reports quarterly revenue of $241 million and first quarter diluted EPS of $0.16 SAN DIEGO, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AHS), healthcare's innovator in workforce solutions and staffing services, today announced first quarter 2014 financial results reflecting improved margins on lower than anticipated revenue. First quarter financial highlights are as follows: Dollars in millions, except per share amounts. Q1 2014...

2014-04-30 23:14:11

"There is a point in life where you no longer seek that validation, but instead you want to feel good about what you do,” says Dan Roda, who owns the Colorado Springs, Colorado franchise location. Vancouver, BC Canada (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Nurse Next Door is proud to announce that the burgeoning home care franchise system has been ranked a top franchise system in North America for the sixth consecutive year by Franchise Business Review. Franchise Business Review recently announced...

2014-04-30 12:31:06

More than $1.8 Billion in Savings Possible; Limits in Practice Hurting Poor, Rural Communities SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 3.3 million more Californians now covered by the Affordable Health Care Act and Medi-Cal, granting full practice authority to nurse practitioners is "one of the most effective steps" California can take to increase the supply of primary care providers while maintaining high quality health care and driving down costs,...

2014-04-24 23:13:54

The NLN wants all nurse faculty and deans and administrators of schools of nursing across the spectrum of higher education and leaders in nursing education at health care organizations and institutions to come to the nation’s premier conference on nursing education. This annual premier nursing education conference is planned to shed light on timely issues and new challenges and illuminate visions of the future. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 The Valley of the Sun is looking...

2014-04-23 23:03:16

Frohsin & Barger Qui Tam Suit Prompts Amedisys to Pay $150 Million Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 In 2009, April Brown was a nurse and single-mother of two, struggling to make ends meet in the sleepy town of Monroeville, Alabama, best known as home to writer Harper Lee and the inspiration for her fictional town of Maycomb in To Kill a Mockingbird. Brown travelled rural Alabama caring for homebound patients: elderly shut-ins and the indigent infirm. What she witnessed about her...

2014-04-22 12:30:34

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) - Findings from a recent international study in The Lancet came as no surprise to Dr. Phyllis Marshall, dean of the W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140422/77051 The study, "Nurse Staffing and Education and Hospital Mortality in Nine European Countries: A Retrospective Observational Study," affirmed what many nurse educators have known for years: better-educated nurses result in better...

2014-04-16 23:00:33

The Right Solutions is currently accepting applications for nursing students to receive $500 in scholarships. Awards will be announced in May as part of the month long festivities TRS has planned to honor all nurses. Springdale, Arkansas (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The Right Solutions (TRS) announced Monday that they will be giving away two $500 scholarships to qualified nurse students during the month of May. They are currently accepting applications through May 16, 2014. In order to qualify...


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2007-06-24 20:50:57

The Nurse Shark, Ginglymostoma cirratum, is a shark in the nurse sharks family, the only member of its genus Ginglymostoma. It may reach a length of 14.1 ft (4.3 m). Taxonomy The name nurse shark is thought to be a corruption of nusse, a name which once referred to the Catsharks of the family Scyliorhinidae. The nurse shark family name, Ginglymostomatidae, derives from the Greek words for hinge and mouth. Distribution and habitat The nurse shark is a common inshore bottom-dwelling...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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