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2014-06-30 16:26:19

PALM SPRINGS, Fla., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Health Care District of Palm Beach County marks its 25(th) anniversary, the public health system is serving the needs of more adults and children countywide. This month the District's four Federally Qualified Health Centers, the C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics, are marking their first anniversary, having provided quality care during 52,000 patient visits in their first year. The District also oversees and funds the...

2014-04-10 16:24:09

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While most schools are getting ready for summer break, the Institute of Medical Cannabis is preparing to open its doors as Palm Beach County's first medical marijuana (mmj) school. At IMC, students will learn about medical cannabis & the medical cannabis industry while attending lectures and receiving practical training in fully operational grow rooms. The school will offer four courses, with a primary focus on cultivation....

2014-01-28 00:20:35

Urgent Care expansion and growth continues in Palm Beach County with new West Boynton Beach location WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- MD Now Medical Centers, the fastest growing Urgent Care company in Florida today announced its newest urgent care opening in West Boynton Beach at 6699 W. Boynton Beach Boulevard. This latest announcement marks the eighth MD Now Urgent Care center in Palm Beach County, raising the total of MD Now Urgent Care centers to 13 across...

2013-12-30 23:21:46

Debt Management Credit Counseling Corp (http://www.dmcconline.org), a nonprofit credit counseling organization (DMCC), receives Award for Business Partner of the Year from the School District of Palm Beach County for 2013. DMCC has been teaching financial literacy to students at the Adult Education Center in West Palm Beach for over 10 years. Lighthouse Point, FL (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Debt Management Credit Counseling Corp. http://www.dmcconline.org, a nonprofit credit counseling...

2013-12-19 23:04:25

A Plus Home Health Care, Inc., headquartered in Palm Beach County, Florida, today announced the hiring of Ilene Patterson as the Director of Nursing. In her new role, Ilene will be responsible for directing, supervising and evaluating all of the clinical aspects of the skilled nursing and home health services provided by A Plus Home Health Care. Palm Beach County, FL (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 A Plus Home Health Care, Inc., headquartered in Palm Beach County, Florida, today announced the...

2013-10-18 23:22:02

Sunrooms and repairs by Venetian Builders, Inc., Miami, were in increased demand by Lake Worth homeowners during the first half of 2013, Venetian President Chris Noe said today. The company’s performance in Lake Worth helped it nearly double its total 2012 residential sales for Palm Beach County through just the first six months of this year, Noe said. MIAMI, FL (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 Demand for sunrooms in Lake Worth have increased residential business there for Venetian Builders,...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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