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2015-05-28 23:08:28

As of its May enrollment update, Atlantic Information Services’ Medicare-Medicaid Dual Eligibles Database finds a net increase of 48,923 new members in duals plans since April, and 318,354 new

2015-05-28 23:07:25

Sexual Health Innovations, a nonprofit organization creating technology that advances sexual health and wellbeing in the United States, announced this morning that the University of San Francisco

2015-05-28 23:07:04

Harbor Village Detox comments on Bradenton’s recent article. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 28, 2015 The drug epidemic has struck the New College of Florida

2015-05-28 23:06:25

Customers to benefit from combined force of learning content creation software and training and consulting services. Elkridge, MD (PRWEB) May 28, 2015

2015-05-28 23:03:04

As the summer approaches, many people will head to the pool or beach to keep cool.

2015-05-28 23:01:29

Composite Clinical and Socio-Demographic Risk Assessments Drive Targeted Interventions Resulting in Readmission Reductions Waltham, MA (PRWEB) May 28, 2015

2015-05-28 16:34:23

Updates to the S3 Authentication Suite support full integration into native mobile applications and receive FIDO CertifiedTM status for Server and SDKs PALO ALTO, Calif., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2015-05-28 16:31:46

CALGARY, May 28, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today unveiled four promotional videos

2015-05-28 16:31:35

Innovative healthcare broker brings risk-free partially self-insured plans to the nonprofit sector SAN FRANCISCO, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Non-traditional healthcare broker Nonstop

2015-05-28 16:31:33

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the California State Senate approved legislation to require doctors to check a state prescription database before prescribing


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Biellese
2014-09-22 08:57:07

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...

Jaca Navarra
2014-06-17 06:16:19

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...

Migrant Spreadwing, Lestes barbarous
2014-04-04 11:57:49

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...

Pukwudgie, (Korrigan)
2014-02-17 15:15:28

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 garden
2013-08-21 07:25:44

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...

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Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.