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2013-06-12 23:17:24

Hep B United joins the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in announcing the first-ever multilingual campaign for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs), to increase testing for hepatitis B among this population across the United States. WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Hep B United joins the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in announcing the first-ever multilingual campaign for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs), to increase testing for...

2011-05-02 11:00:00

SEATTLE, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nordstrom, Inc. announced today that it is recognizing Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in 2011 by teaming up with Hep B Free and OCA to help raise awareness of the importance of getting tested for hepatitis B--the leading cause of liver cancer and one of the greatest health disparities facing the Asian Pacific American community. According to Hep B Free, one in 10 Asian Americans is chronically infected with hepatitis B versus one in 1,000 of...

2011-01-12 14:09:00

CPIC integral to evaluation of campaign's effectiveness; other areas to replicate approach FREMONT, Calif., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) and three other institutions have released new research findings to demonstrate that the massive collaborative effort known as the San Francisco Hep B Free campaign has increased awareness, testing and vaccination for chronic hepatitis B - a silent killer and the leading cause of liver...

2010-10-05 09:57:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Director Dr. Thomas Frieden's declaration of "six winnable battles" as healthcare priorities, Ted Fang, Director, AsianWeek Foundation and Co-Founder, Hep B Free movement, released the following statement: "CDC's new prioritization of 'six winnable battles' once again demonstrates their poor track record towards achieving health equity for all Americans. By focusing on six specific diseases which...

2009-10-30 18:21:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- House speaker Nancy Pelosi is scheduled to speak about Hepatitis B on Saturday, joining Brown & Toland and a growing coalition of community groups and healthcare partners that are raising awareness about this silent epidemic. Hepatitis B can cause liver cancer and damage, or if untreated, death. The San Francisco Hep B Free campaign, of which Brown & Toland is a part, promotes hepatitis B screening, vaccination and treatment among Asian...

2009-10-15 16:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America is joining the San Francisco Hep B Free campaign as the official vehicle and partner by donating the use of a 2010 Subaru Legacy detailed with full color artwork promoting the campaign theme which calls on everyone to "B a Hero" in preventing liver cancer and the hepatitis B disease. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080325/SUBARULOGO ) Hepatitis B causes up to 80 percent of all liver cancers, and disproportionately...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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