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2012-02-19 08:00:00

In the spirit of recovery, Sunrise Ranch has bonded together with 4 other treatment centers in Riverside to create an atmosphere of unity and strengthen the recovery community. Riverside, CA (PRWEB) February 19, 2012 Sunrise Ranch has been providing drug treatment to men for over 10 years in Riverside, California. For the last 2 years, Sunrise Ranch has also been offering drug and alcohol detoxification. Sunrise Ranch has partnered with 4 other local treatment centers to host unified...

2012-02-10 21:30:00

SoCalMD representative Dwight Cromie recently had the opportunity to speak with Jenny Pricer, a senior lactation consultant at Parkview Community Hospital about their new Baby-Friendly designation, and exactly what that means for both the hospital and surrounding communities. Riverside, CA (PRWEB) February 10, 2012 As technology continues to advance, and more and more professional and personal interactions are conducted virtually over the Internet, it is easy to forget just how important it...

2012-01-26 10:25:18

A research team led by University of Massachusetts Amherst resource economist Sylvia Brandt, with colleagues in California and Switzerland, have revised the cost burden sharply upward for childhood asthma and for the first time include the number of cases attributable to air pollution, in a study released this week in the early online version of the European Respiratory Journal. The total cost of asthma due to pollution is much higher than past traditional risk assessments have indicated...


Word of the Day
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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