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2014-09-19 23:04:29

Gary Jacobs to discuss the significance of the latest trends in the healthcare marketplace for Plans and Providers who serve the Medicare and Dual Eligible populations. King of Prussia, PA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 TMG Health, the leading national provider of Business Process Outsourcing solutions for Health Plans in the Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D, and Managed Medicaid markets, will sponsor a Networking Breakfast Session with featured speaker Gary Jacobs, Managing Director in...

2014-09-19 23:01:52

The OC digital healthcare firm offers its social media and content marketing services to support the worthy cause IRVINE, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 In partnership with Raw Beauty NYC, OC healthcare agency StudioPMG has been an active part of the project’s social media efforts. StudioPMG is honored to be a part of this movement, which aims to re-define the perception of beauty as it applies to disabled women. The Raw Beauty Project began as an idea by Shelly Baer and Vanessa...

2014-09-19 23:01:10

Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Health Group, New Jersey’s largest not-for-profit provider of home health care, hospice and palliative care and community-based care, was honored to join Deutsche Bank to ring the Opening Bell yesterday at the New York Stock Exchange. Nicole Petallides of FOX Business Network is Mistress of Ceremonies for VNA Health Group benefit dinner also at the New York Stock Exchange. Red Bank, NJ (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Health...

2014-09-19 23:00:47

Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Defined, An article released by NoBullying Today http://nobullying.com/definition-of-domestic-violence/ London, UK (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Domestic Violence is defined as “the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior perpetrated by an intimate partner against another”. But, how are domestic violence and child abuse defined in the modern world? NoBullying explains in an article released today....

2014-09-19 23:00:36

Suppliers are Prohibited From Using “Kickbacks” to Increase Sales in Federal Programs (Washington, DC) (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 “Copay coupons,” a drug manufacturer marketing tactic often used to inflate sales of brand drugs among patients with prescription drug coverage, may now be infiltrating Medicare Part D, according to a new report from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG). Federal anti-kickback laws prohibit suppliers from...

2014-09-19 20:22:09

ONTARIO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The heart failure mortality rates at three Prime Healthcare Services hospitals are among the lowest in the nation, according to CMS data published by Beckers Hospital Review on Sept. 18, 2014. Centinela Hospital Medical Center (CHMC) in Inglewood, Calif. made the top of Beckers' list of 48 hospitals, with a 30-day heart failure mortality rate of 6.4, the lowest in the nation. By comparison, the national rate of 30-day mortality for...

2014-09-19 16:24:24

New legislation paves the way for seniors' access to high-quality, cost-effective post-acute care WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare- a leading coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and efficiency of home healthcare for our nation's seniors- today applauded Congress for its unanimous passage of the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act of 2014 (HR...

2014-09-19 16:23:31

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National School Boards Association (NSBA) has partnered with New Regency, Fox Searchlight, Penguin Books, and the filmmakers to make copies of the acclaimed film, book, and study guide "12 Years a Slave" available to America's public high schools. This nationwide educational initiative was the brainchild of director Steve McQueen and Montel Williams, and now "12 Years a Slave" educator toolkits are available to all public...

2014-09-19 16:23:03

Ad agency Sensis to lead rebranding effort, provide PR and social media support IRVING, Texas, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) announced it has retained cross-cultural advertising and digital agency Sensis to begin launching at NSHMBA's 25(th) Annual Conference & Career Expo in September 24-27, 2014 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, a comprehensive rebranding initiative. The contract, which will include the development...

2014-09-19 12:25:51

ATLANTA, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, a student at Georgetown University died from serogroup B meningococcal disease. Continuing reports of serogroup B cases are an important reminder that there is an unmet public health need in the prevention of bacterial meningitis in the U.S. In late 2013 and early 2014, outbreaks of serogroup B disease at Princeton University and the University of California Santa Barbara prompted a collaborative public health effort to help protect...


Latest Social Issues Reference Libraries

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...

Black Marsh Trotter, Tramea limbata
2013-07-25 12:26:32

The black marsh trotter (Tramea limbata), also known as the voyaging glider or the ferruginous glider, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in many areas including Botswana, Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, Madagascar, Senegal, South Africa, India, and Sri-Lanka. It can be found in many habitats including tropical and subtropical moist forests at low elevations and wetlands, swamps, and freshwater lakes with abundant vegetation. This species is active throughout the year and is typically seen...

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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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