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2014-10-19 16:21:28

Drills are a precautionary measure to ensure teams are ready and able to respond quickly OTTAWA, Oct. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced that the Government of Canada has begun to exercise its Ebola Rapid Response Teams to ensure Canada is ready to respond in the event of a first case of Ebola in Canada. Today the Public Health Agency of Canada and Nova Scotia's Department of Health and Wellness are conducting a joint exercise. For this drill,...

2014-10-14 23:14:33

The Children’s Environmental Health Network has received an EPA Region VI grant for the expansion of the Eco-Healthy Child Care® Program into Texas Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 The Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) is excited to announce that it has received a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region VI. With this funding, CEHN plans to expand the national Eco-Healthy Child Care® (EHCC) program into the state of Texas. EHCC...

2014-10-14 23:09:06

Enforc Hygiene, LLC is the latest cutting-edge company to join The Hamilton Mill. Enforc is in the process of developing and marketing a revolutionary handwashing system that provides a certified path towards clean hands. Hamilton, OH (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Enforc Hygiene, LLC is the latest cutting-edge company to join The Hamilton Mill. Enforc is in the process of developing and marketing a revolutionary handwashing system that provides a certified path towards clean hands. The...

2014-10-14 23:02:04

AORN Provides Guidelines for Perioperative Personnel Denver, Colo. (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 As hospitals and health care systems across the country evaluate their infection prevention practices for Ebola safety, medical specialties are providing their practitioners with recommendations to prevent contamination and spread of the disease. To date none of the patients treated in the US have required surgical treatment, however, perioperative RNs should be prepared to meet this patient need...

2014-10-14 08:34:15

MILWAUKEE, Wis., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the United States and around the world, there's a simple action that can help prevent the spread of the flu, diarrhea, pneumonia and other sickness - hand washing with soap and water. This month, Bradley Corporation, an international manufacturer of commercial hand washing products, is supporting Global Handwashing Day since preventable illnesses contribute to the deaths of 1.7 million children worldwide each year. Research shows hand...

2014-10-14 08:34:05

CINCINNATI, October 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Safeguard Educates & Inspires Families to Protect Themselves 'Around The Clock' on the 7th Global Handwashing Day For the seventh consecutive year, leading health and hygiene brand, Safeguard, is partnering with Ministries of Health and Education around the world to capitalize on Global Handwashing Day, October 15, as the perfect opportunity to educate and inspire kids to wash their...

2014-10-09 23:12:21

Recently released analytics by Autodesk Homestyler has unveiled the popularity of the new Gridscape Series Shower Doors within the interior design community. This bold and modern design by Coastal Shower Doors was featured more than 23,000 times during the past 30-day analytics period, ranking Coastal’s Gridscape in the top percentile of all products placed. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Coastal Shower Doors’ Gridscape Series made its debut on Autodesk Homestyler just a...

2014-10-09 23:10:20

On Tuesday, September 16, 2014 The National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved (NHIT Collaborative) hosted the first in a series of annual conferences to present cutting-edge strategies that use health IT (HIT) tools to advance healthcare and ultimately improve health in underserved populations. Washington, DC. (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 On Tuesday, September 16, 2014 The National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved (NHIT Collaborative) hosted the first in a series of...

2014-10-09 12:29:32

Massachusetts-based global health organization deploys expert teams to Africa BOSTON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a Massachusetts-based global health nonprofit organization, today announced it is mobilizing its expertise and resources at the epicenter of the Ebola epidemic in Liberia to help the Ministry of Health develop community care centers for Ebola separate from the health facilities; restore essential health services for non-Ebola...

2014-10-08 12:29:00

New center to train health professionals in resource-poor countries in comprehensive family planning services, helping lower maternal mortality ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a $25 million grant from an anonymous donor, the University of Michigan will begin training doctors in Africa in reproductive health services not widely available to many women living in remote areas of the continent. The grant will allow faculty at the U-M Department of...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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