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2014-03-26 08:25:40

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Total Male: Save Your Life by Taking Charge of Your Sexual Health" offers simple and effective treatment advice for the sexual health issues that men experience most. Co-authored by leading health and wellness writing team Douglas Ginter and Mark Weis, MD, this eye-opening new book is currently available on Amazon. The book will also soon be available at Barnes & Noble. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140326/PH90863-a...

2014-03-13 23:01:50

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health applauds new bill that would ensure women and families can access health care their tax dollars support WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Women’s health advocates, health care providers, and immigrant health and rights leaders applaud Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) for introduction of the “Health Equity and Access under the Law (HEAL) for Immigrant Women and Families Act of 2014.” The groundbreaking legislation...

2014-03-10 23:22:55

Community Based – Malaria, Anemia Program aims to help women in Senegal. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 The Women’s World Health Initiative (WWHI) announced today the launch of the Community Based – Malaria, Anemia program (CB-MAP) in the Saraya health district of Senegal. The aim of the program is to accelerate the reduction of anemia among pregnant and postpartum women, one of the identified contributors to the high rate of mortality among women and children in Senegal...

2014-03-07 12:24:01

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- How much progress have women made over the last decade? USAID and The Demographic and Health Surveys Program assess gains in women's status and gender equality worldwide with the release of a new report, Women's Lives and Challenges: Equality and Empowerment since 2000. This report, among the most extensive recent assessments of women's status, looks at women's progress in four continents and more than 45 countries. Based on almost 100...

2014-03-06 12:28:17

Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action Explores Impact of NCDs on Women NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arogya World, with partner organizations from multiple sectors, announced today, in advance of International Women's Day, the start of a global quantitative survey to gather the perspectives of 10,000 women in 10 countries on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). Arogya World and its partners Novartis, Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, American Cancer Society,...

2014-03-04 08:31:23

LEXINGTON, Massachusetts, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire's Chief Executive Officer, Flemming Ornskov, MD will present at the Cowen and Company 34th Annual Health Care Conference today, March 4th at 08:00 AM EST/13:00 GMT. Investors may access a live audio webcast of the presentation at http://www.shire.com/shireplc/en/investors. NOTES TO EDITORS Shire enables people with life-altering conditions to lead better lives. Our strategy is to focus on...

2014-03-03 20:21:33

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WHAT: Joining other Healthcare.gov Champions of Change, the African American Health Alliance released a new PSA to promote prevention and care benefits of the Affordable Care Act Law (Obamacare) on March 3, 2014 9AM. The PSA highlights screening and preventions services as well as how to sign up by the March 31(st) deadline to get coverage that provides access to quality medical care and prevention benefits through the health...

2014-02-28 23:02:50

The Pregnancy Miracle program is the answer to infertility problems, helping women cure infertility naturally. http://www.DailyGossip.org publishes an in-depth review that brings great news for ladies willing to have a baby. Denver, CO (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Daily Gossip Magazine indicates that there are many causes that can lead to infertility. Certain diseases, infections and even some emotional problems can make this issue worse. Lisa Olson is a woman who unsuccessfully tried to...

2014-02-27 23:03:04

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association hosted an informational event today addressing the “Affordable Care Act and Its Impact On the Infertility Mandates.” Healthcare professionals and other key stakeholders received a comprehensive analysis of the law and what the infertility community must do in response to its implementation. McLean, VA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association hosted an informational event today addressing the “Affordable...

2014-02-27 18:22:06

Enough women experience reproductive coercion – male behavior to control contraception and pregnancy outcomes – that a research team now recommends health care providers address the subjects with their patients and tailor family planning discussions and recommendations accordingly. Researchers from Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island were part of a team that published "Reproductive coercion and co-occurring intimate partner violence in obstetrics and gynecology patients" in a...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'