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2014-04-10 23:28:50

U.S. Preventive Medicine (USPM) and Michiana Health Information Network (MHIN) have collaborated to incorporate MHIN’s HIE infrastructure and USPM’s community wellness tools to broaden capabilities in population health. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 As health information exchanges (HIEs) explore better ways to support provider efforts with preventive patient care, U.S. Preventive Medicine (USPM) and MHIN (Michiana Health Information Network), one of the nation’s leading...

2014-04-04 23:33:11

U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc. has signed a partnership agreement with Salud Global, Mexico City, to co-develop a Spanish based version of USPM’s web-based health management platform, The Prevention Plan™, to be marketed exclusively by Salud Global in the country of Mexico. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc. (USPM) is pleased to announce the signing of a partnership agreement with Salud Global, Mexico City, to co-develop a Spanish based version of...

2014-03-03 23:23:43

Treatment center to be the main sponsor in upcoming children's drug prevention fundraiser Pompano Beach, Fl (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Ocean Breeze Recovery is pleased to announce that it will once again be the lead sponsor in the upcoming Fellowship Foundation Children's Drug Prevention Golf Classic. The event, which will take place Monday, April 28, 2014, will be held at Parkland Golf and Country Club. Funds raised from the golf outing will go directly to programs that work to...

2014-02-26 23:29:22

American College of Lifestyle Medicine to Host Fourth Annual Conference October 19 – 22 in San Diego. Altamonte Springs, FL (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) will host its fourth annual conference October 19 – 22, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Hotel in San Diego, California. After experiencing year-over-year attendance growth of more than 200 percent at its conference last year, ACLM is anticipating a sell-out crowd of more than 400...

2014-02-25 08:33:33

EHE private provider network continues to expand as more employers realize the benefits of proactive preventive health, annual exams NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EHE International, the recognized leader in preventive medicine and annual physical exams with a nationwide physician network, today announced that the Burick Center for Health and Wellness in Mechanicsburg, PA has been named an EHE-certified preventive care center. Through Burick Center for Health and Wellness...

2014-02-24 23:03:36

Take “15 minutes for your health” and join The Tampa Bay Buccaneer Cheerleaders, Captain Fear and a Surprise Buccaneers Player at Florida Hospital Tampa’s Pepin Heart Institute on February 28th. (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Florida Hospital Tampa is hosting a free community heart screening on Friday, February 28th from 7am to 12pm. The 15-minute screening includes cholesterol, blood sugar, blood pressure and BMI. Once screened, each individual will have the chance to sit down...

2014-02-20 12:28:12

-- Healthcare-exclusive Clinical Search Engine and Social Platform to be Introduced at Preventive Medicine 2014 in New Orleans February 19-22 -- HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MediScripts announces that it will introduce MediScript's Qology at the American College of Preventive Medicine's (ACPM) annual meeting, Preventive Medicine 2014, in New Orleans, LA. Qology is an award-winning clinical search engine and social platform for physicians. Qology,...

2014-02-06 12:27:41

Cleveland Clinic Survey Looks at Consumer Knowledge of Heart Disease, the No. 1 Killer of Both Men and Women CLEVELAND, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the fact that heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S., about three-quarters (74 percent) of Americans do not fear dying from it, according to a recent survey from Cleveland Clinic. Conducted as part of its "Love Your Heart" consumer education campaign in celebration of Heart Month, the survey found...

2014-02-05 23:22:53

Short-Form Videos Will Inform Health Care Practitioners on Upcoming CDC Vital Signs Report Release New York, NY (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 The Doctor’s Channel, a video website for medical professionals, today announced an upcoming video series with Tom Frieden, MD, MPH, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Drinking too much or excessive drinking contributes to many negative health outcomes, including medical conditions such as hypertension, cancer, and liver...

2014-02-03 23:23:54

National Cancer Prevention Day February 4, 2014, is a resolution introduced by Representative Steve Israel. Less Cancer’s efforts to bring attention to Cancer Prevention Day will include prominent speakers and a panel discussion led by Less Cancer board member and author of A World Without Cancer Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D., Tuesday, 9:00 a.m., February 4, 2014, The Rayburn Building – Gold Room 45 Independence Ave., Washington, D.C. Washington , DC (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Rep. Steve...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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