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With a grant of more than $4.5 million, Georgia State University’s Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) has been named a national coordinating center by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)
Three Million People With Serious Mental Health Conditions Receive Subsidies to Help Pay for Coverage; Less Than a Third Would Find Affordable Coverage if the Court Terminates Support
TORONTO, March 3, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society (CAS) 2006 Research Recognition Award winner, Dr Beverley Orser, and a group of anesthesiologists and toxicologists have
TINTON FALLS, N.J., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- World Insurance Associates LLC, an independent insurance agency,
Company spends 48.4 percent of its procurement budget with woman, minority and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
HARRISBURG, Pa., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Wolf's proposed 2015-16 budget for the Department of Human Services (DHS) commits critical funding to Pennsylvania's most vulnerable
Department of Health Will Focus on Innovation, Efficiency and Savings HARRISBURG, Pa., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Wolf's fiscal year 2015-16 proposed budget invests
DES MOINES, Iowa, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr.
HARRISBURG, Pa., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Community and Economic Development Acting Secretary Dennis Davin today highlighted key portions of Governor Tom Wolf's 2015-16
The Biellese, also known as the Piemontese Alpina or the Razza d'Ivrea, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in northwestern Italy in the province of Biella, the area from which it received its name. The origin if this breed is unknown, although it was considered to be a subtype of the Bergamasca breed by some. It is included with sixteen other breeds of autochthonous sheep that are managed by the Associazione Nazionale della Pastorizia. The Biellese held a high population...
The Jaca Navarra is a breed of horse from Navarre, Spain. It is a small horse in danger of extinction. In 1997 there were 240 horses and the population slowly increased to 350 in 1999. Since then the population has increased steadily to a total of 899 horses as of April 2011, all of which were in Navarre. The breed is listed as endangered by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). In 1999 a breeders association (JACANA) was formed and the breed register for the Jaca Navarra was...
The migrant spreadwing (Lestes barbarous), also known as the southern emerald damselfly, is a species of damselfly that can be found in Asia, Europe, and North Africa. Its rage includes Barbary in North Africa and the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Greece, India, and Mongolia. It is most often seen near still water that is brackish or stagnant. This species is similar in appearance to other members of its genus, having a metallic green color on most of its body and a tendency to hold its wings...
The Pukwudgie is a small humanoid from Wampanoag folklore. The legend of this creature began in connection with the Wampanoag people's first beliefs that a creation giant had created most of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The Pukwudgies were jealous of the way the Natives adored the creation giant, but still tried to help them, though their efforts were in vein. So the Pukwudgies decided to torment the Wampanoag people instead. Because of this, the Pukwudgie was best to be left alone, or bad...
Community gardens are plots of land that are tended by a community of gardeners. In the UK they are knows as allotment gardens where local officials will rent a piece of land for their growing needs. Community gardens come in all sizes and functionality from the small planters found hanging around town, to the large plantings to help preserve natural habitats. Community gardens may be privately owned as well as publicly. One plot of land can be used as a whole, with everybody working...
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.