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2012-11-14 11:21:43

But researchers, reporting at ASTMH annual meeting, also cite barriers to complete elimination from a surge of cases in Nigeria to intensifying vaccine refusals in Pakistan Polio cases worldwide reached historic lows in 2012, and for the first time there were no new outbreaks beyond countries already harboring the disease, leaving researchers confident that a massive and re-energized international campaign to eradicate polio is on a path to success, according to presentations today at the...

2012-10-11 04:01:44

To make a difference in health and that of the community, there needs to be a different approach.Starting Sunday October 14th at 10am in the Grenville Baker Boys and Girls Club, a Locust Valley Personal Trainer is providing a new approach to burning 1,000 lbs of fat in 8 weeks...and it's free to all North Shore Residents. Join at http://www.GetFitLocustValley.com Locust Valley, NY (PRWEB) October 10, 2012 It's common these days to see fitness programs and Long Island Gyms promise the world...

2012-06-21 23:03:33

H2OpenDoors.org, a project of Peninsula Sunrise Rotary, will hold a benefit CWENCH Party on November 3rd in San Carlos. Money raised will fund solar-powered water purification units for villages in need. Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 Liam Mayclem, host of CBS-5´s Eye on the Bay, will emcee and serve as auctioneer at the first annual CWENCH Party, a fundraiser for H2OpenDoors. The party will be held on November 3, 2012 in San Carlos with tickets available now at...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • 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.'