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2014-07-23 23:21:09

A Respected Scholar, Surgeon, Researcher and Administrator appointed unanimously by the Board of Trustees Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Howard University Board of Trustees accepted the unanimous recommendation of the Presidential Search Committee and voted to appoint Wayne A. I. Frederick, M.D., MBA, FACS, as the University’s 17th President during a meeting on Monday evening. The Presidential Search Committee, chaired by Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., was comprised of all of the...

2014-07-21 16:25:56

SUGAR LAND, Texas, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 30 percent of the adult population in America (65.7 million) is responsible for providing care to someone who is ill, disabled or aged, according to recent studies by The National Alliance for Caregiving. The need for suitable caregivers, as well as caregiver support, is expected to grow significantly over the next 20 years, as the proportion of elderly individuals in need continue trending upward. CrissCross, a national...

2014-07-10 16:25:23

AMBLER, Pa., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, former Congressman Patrick Kennedy visited Moberg Research's (Moberg) medical device manufacturing facility. Rep. Kennedy and Dick Moberg discussed how Moberg's advanced neurological monitors facilitate cutting-edge research in neurological disease and treatment. In 2011, Rep. Kennedy and mental health advocate, Garen Staglin, created One Mind, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to fostering fundamental changes that...

2014-06-19 23:02:56

Only Elected Official Honored by CHI at State and Federal Level La Jolla, Calif. (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 California Healthcare Institute (CHI) applauds Representative Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) on his election today, by his peers in the House Republican conference, as House Majority Leader— the second highest leadership position in the United States House of Representatives. “CHI congratulates Representative Kevin McCarthy on his election to House Majority Leader,” said CHI...

2014-06-17 08:25:28

Sue Ratliff, award-winning agency owner, will be recognized for top sales performance and unsurpassed customer service at event June 17-21. MIAMI, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avoya Travel®, an American Express Travel Representative and one of the world's leading travel companies, today announced that Sue Ratliff, owner of Sea the World Cruises & Tours, an Independent Agency of Avoya, was named a 2013 Representative Pacesetter by American Express. Photo -...

2014-06-14 16:20:10

With support of Native American groups, the Central Atlantic Conference of the United Church of Christ calls for more than 40,000 local church members in D.C. region to boycott Washington football team and merchandise. NEWARK, Del., June 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Central Atlantic Conference of the United Church of Christ passed a resolution at its annual meeting Saturday, June 14, pressuring the National Football League and the Washington Redskins franchise to change the team name...

2014-06-10 23:14:31

Belinda A. Berry is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 NAPW honors Belinda A. Berry, ACN Independent Business Representative as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Berry is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in business. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the...

2014-06-04 12:29:35

78% of RNs agree that the quality of patient care in Massachusetts hospitals is suffering due to unsafe patient assignments including 59% of RNs who are aware of patient complications and 46% who are aware of patients who have been injured or harmed because hospitals are forcing nurses to care for too many patients at one time CANTON, Mass., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United:...

2014-06-03 23:11:50

Allsup outlines top 10 reasons to get a disability representative when seeking SSDI benefits. Belleville, IL (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The approval rate for people seeking Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits has dropped to its lowest level in five years, according to Allsup, the nation’s premier disability representation company®. Only 48 percent of those who sought disability benefits were approved at the hearing level in fiscal 2013, and only 33 percent of claimants...

2014-05-29 08:32:22

OLD BRIDGE, N.J., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retail leasing specialists R.J. Brunelli & Co., LLC, today announced that it has been appointed exclusive national tenant representative for Max Challenge Franchising, a franchisor of fitness centers with locations in New Jersey, New York and California. The Manalapan, N.J.-based chain's Max Challenge is a complete 10-week body transformation that combines fitness classes, nutritional guidance, motivation and inspiration into an...

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2005-06-23 13:31:03

The Common Snowdrop (Galanthus nivalis) is the best-known representative of a small genus of about 20 species in the family Amaryllidaceae. They are the first bulbs to bloom in spring. All species of Galanthus have bulbs, linear leaves, and erect flowering stalks, destitute of leaves but bearing at the top a solitary pendulous bell-shaped flower. This species grows 15cm tall, flowering in January or February in the northern temperate zone. The white flower has six petals, the outer three...

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Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'