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2012-08-07 23:00:13

Five Quorum Health Resources (QHR) client hospitals were recently named among H&HN’s “Most Wired” hospitals for 2012: Ashe Memorial Hospital (Jefferson, North Carolina), Gritman Medical

More Efficient Lighting Increased More Light Consumption
2012-08-06 18:17:38

Two researchers have reprised in the journal Energy Policy their groundbreaking finding that improvements in lighting — from candles to gas lamps to electric bulbs — historically have led to increased light consumption rather than lower overall energy use by society.

2012-08-02 23:02:44

The American health care system saved more than $1 trillion through the use of generic medicines over the last decade, according to a new study released by the Generic Pharmaceutical Association

Local Control Of Schools Supported By Americans
2012-07-18 06:53:03

Despite criticism that local school boards are “dinosaurs” that need to be replaced, Americans support local control of their schools, Michigan State University education scholars argue in a new paper.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.