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2014-09-30 08:32:53

KIGALI, Rwanda, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ministry of Health would like to inform Rwandans and all visitors to Rwanda that Rwanda is Ebola free. The lab results of the patient who was reported in the media this past week were negative for the Ebola Virus Disease. The government has put in place measures aimed at protecting Rwandans from Ebola. Surveillance systems and emergency management systems are in place. Health workers have been trained across the country and are...

2014-09-30 08:32:27

Employers Working with Both WiserTogether and Castlight Health Now Have 'One-Stop Shop' Access to the Wiser Health Comprehensive Decision Support Solution in the Castlight Platform WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WiserTogether, Inc. today announced that its personalized treatment comparison and decision support solution, Wiser Health, will be integrated into Castlight Health's (NYSE: CSLT)Enterprise Healthcare Cloud technology platform for shared employer customers....

2014-09-30 08:27:02

BUCHAREST, Romania, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prime Minister of Romania has announced government backing for a ground-breaking social integration project that uses choral music to bring together children from the country's disparate ethnic groups. Cantus Mundi, the creation of internationally-renowned orchestra conductor Ion Marin, was formed two-and-a-half years ago on a voluntary basis, and has already seen the participation of 1,600 children from all...

2014-09-30 00:20:33

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO HYDROELECTRIC POWER Profile America -- Tuesday, September 30th. On this date in 1882, the world's first hydroelectric power plant began operating on the Fox River in Appleton, Wisconsin. Inspired by Thomas Edison, a man named H.F. Rogers built the facility, using a water wheel to power the...

2014-09-29 23:13:59

The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health will receive nearly $3.4 million from the federal government over the next four years to establish and operate a training center intended to improve the nation’s public health system. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health will receive nearly $3.4 million from the federal government over the next four years to establish and operate a training center...

2014-09-29 23:13:49

Christopher R. Brigham, MD and Henry Bennett author new book, Living Abled and Healthy: Your Guide to Injury and Illness Recovery, which tackles poor health outcomes and needless disability with innovative insights and specific solutions. (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Each day countless individuals face poor health outcomes and needless disability. A new book, Living Abled and Healthy: Your Guide to Injury and Illness Recovery, tackles these issues with innovative insights and specific...

2014-09-29 23:13:47

Commemorates 20 Year Anniversary of Helping Women Regain Control of Their Lives Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 FACE TO FACE will commemorate the 20-year anniversary of helping women regain control of their lives this October. FACE TO FACE is a humanitarian program that offers pro bono facial plastic and reconstructive surgery to domestic violence survivors to repair injuries on the face, head and neck caused by an intimate partner or spouse. October is also officially Domestic...

2014-09-29 23:13:28

Denise Cicchella addresses crowd about Healthcare Fraud in 2013 and creative billing schemes that they should be including in their reviews. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Denise Cicchella, Auspicium CEO, was honored to be asked to speak at the 2014 Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors (AHIA) conference this year. Founded in 1981, the Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors (AHIA) is a network of experienced healthcare internal auditing professionals who come...

2014-09-29 23:12:45

Many elderly visitors with pre-existing conditions find it extremely difficult to get proper medical insurance. India Network fills that gap by providing affordable health insurance cover for all ages 0-99 with or without pre-existing conditions Orlando, FL (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 India Network Foundation, sponsor of Accident and Sickness Insurance programs for visitors to the United States, announces a new enhanced insurance plan to provide coverage for pre-existing conditions,...

2014-09-29 23:12:44

Leading Insurance Career Site, InsuranceJobs.com Shares Employment Trends from the Insurance Industry. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The insurance industry saw an increase in employment with the addition of 6,200 jobs for the month of August, according to the latest employment numbers from the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics released earlier this month. The insurance carriers and related activities sub-sector grew by 0.25 percent last month and now sits roughly at 2.44 million...


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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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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