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2010-08-20 16:00:00

TEMPLE, Texas, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Scott & White Healthcare Board of Trustees Chairman Drayton McLane announced today the future retirement of Scott & White Healthcare President and CEO Alfred B. Knight, M.D. Dr. Knight, who in 2000 became the first President and CEO for the merged hospital and clinic system now known as Scott & White Healthcare, will assume the role of President of the Scott & White Healthcare Foundation (Scott & White's philanthropic arm) upon...

2010-07-16 08:57:00

SCOTT, La., July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ESP Resources, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ESPI) announced today that sales volumes for the month of June produced record revenue numbers, with more than $500,000 in total revenue. After producing record sales volumes for the first quarter of 2010, ending March 31, with more than $1 million in quarterly sales revenue, ESP is reporting that sales volumes for the second quarter, ending June 30, have exceeded $1.3 million. The opening of a new...

2010-06-28 08:45:00

SCOTT, La., June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ESP Resources, Inc.(OTC Bulletin Board: ESPI) announces the opening of a District Operation in Longview, TX for the supply, sales and service of Petrochemicals to Oil and Gas companies located in the Northeast Texas, Northwest Louisiana, and Southern Arkansas regions. The new District will be operated by the company's wholly-owned subsidiary, ESP Petrochemicals, Inc. The region is home to the Haynesville Shale formation - one of the most...

2010-05-04 11:56:00

TEMPLE, Texas, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Scott & White Temple Hospital physician Arden L. Aylor, M.D., assistant professor of family medicine at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, is one of three North American physicians who will help in the development and adoption of standard guidelines regarding dementia at the World Health Organization's World Conference in Berlin, Germany on May 17. Dr. Aylor was selected to participate because he is part of a world panel of...

2010-03-04 13:45:00

TEMPLE, Texas, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Groundbreaking research examining medication -- management, health care delivery and outcomes, and new opportunities for health maintenance organizations (HMO) to engage in Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) will be presented at the upcoming HMO Research Network (HMORN) 16th Annual Conference, Emerging Frontiers in Healthcare Research and Delivery. HMORN will bring researchers from 16 large not for profit healthcare delivery systems from...

2010-01-07 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy Award winning singer/actress Jill Scott preps two movies, a cartoon series, a new bra for her Ashley Stewart intimate apparel line, new album The Light Of The Sun as well as main stage inclusion in the upcoming Lilith Fair tour. Scott was recently seen as lead role in HBO's critically acclaimed The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency, directed by the late Oscar winning director Anthony Minghella. Jill and the show have garnered rave reviews and...

2009-08-03 14:39:00

TEMPLE, Texas, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Scott & White Healthcare President and CEO, Alfred B. Knight, MD, recently presented at a national conference in Washington, DC titled "How Do They Do That?; Low-Cost, High-Quality Health Care in America." Scott & White Healthcare was the only Texas health care system and one of 10 health systems from across the country invited to participate in the forum. The event was jointly hosted by The Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Dartmouth...

2009-05-27 09:53:00

Palliative care psychiatrist from The Institute for Palliative Medicine plays unique role SAN DIEGO, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- San Diego psychiatrist Scott Irwin, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the Palliative Care Psychiatry Program (PCPP) at The Institute for Palliative Medicine, has been elected as a Member of The American College of Psychiatrists (ACP). This recognition honors Dr. Irwin as one of only 750 practicing psychiatrists nationwide who have demonstrated outstanding competence...

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2009-01-28 19:04:17

Hollywood's Twentieth Century Fox is working on a big-screen adaptation of the iconic 1980s TV action-adventure series, The A-Team, Variety.com said. Set to begin production in June for release in the summer of 2010, the movie is to be directed by Narc and Smokin' Aces filmmaker Joe Carnahan, and produced by Ridley Scott, with Scott's brother Tony Scott executive producing the picture through their Scott Free banner. Jules Daly and Stephen J. Cannell, the creator of the TV series, are also...

2009-01-22 15:14:30

A race to the South Pole has been something of a replay of the first historic one, with a Norwegian team defeating a British team. Rune Malterud and Stian Aker of Team Missing Link, both members of the Norwegian military, finished the race Wednesday, the Daily Telegraph reported. One of their first acts was to plant a Norwegian flag. The three-man British Team QinetiQ were 31.8 miles away from the pole when the Norwegians arrived. James Cracknell, an Olympic rowing champion, Ben Fogle, a TV...


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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