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2011-10-12 10:13:06

The Hastings Center is exploring the ethical challenges that clinicians and organizations face when providing medical care to undocumented immigrants in the United States.

2011-09-26 09:00:00

90% of physicians appreciate the Vivacare patient education service as a supplement to their practice Websites and over 90% seek detailed medication information from pharmaceutical firms, including

2011-09-23 07:00:00

New system will help physicians and patients make better-informed health care decisions. San Diego, Calif.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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