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2013-05-06 23:21:30

Panel discussion will include a speaker from the University of California, Irvine; RD/CHES CEUs available Clark, NJ (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Students, recent graduates, and healthcare professionals interested in learning about nontraditional career opportunities in healthcare are invited to register for a free webinar hosted by SurroundHealth, an online learning community for healthcare extenders. The event, “Entrepreneurial Careers in Healthcare,” is planned for Tuesday, May 14,...

2013-04-16 23:04:58

Organizations representing nearly 40 diseases will participate in advance of general availability of the openly available patient registry Dublin, Ireland (PRWEB) April 16, 2013 [International Rare Diseases Research Consortium Conference] – PatientCrossroads today announced the names of the initial disease organizations selected to participate in a beta test of the new CONNECT Open-Access patient registry. The CONNECT Registry Partners - patient advocacy groups, pharmaceutical...

2013-04-08 23:04:35

The Cancer Support Community releases fourth edition of Frankly Speaking About Cancer®: Coping with the Cost of Care Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 A recent survey conducted by the Cancer Support Community® (CSC) revealed a majority (72.8%) of cancer patients experienced some degree of emotional distress from managing the cost associated with their cancer care. Additionally, 64.8% reported having no discussion with their health care team about the financial aspects of...


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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