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2015-05-27 23:01:06

As SCOTUS considers the legality of tax subsidies for the Affordable Care Act, Pitt analysis provides hard data on enrollee medication use. Pittsburgh, Pa (PRWEB)

2015-05-27 23:00:15

The Cincinnati VAMC is renewing its commitment to Veterans by inviting the community to visit and explore opportunities to serve Veterans during an open house June 29, 2015 from 1 – 3:00 p.m.

2015-05-27 16:28:35

A focus on negative data fuels false assumptions that aging is always unhealthy.

2015-05-27 16:28:09

BOSTON, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 250 members and supporters of the Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Alliance for Massachusetts (SAM) joined policymakers at the Massachusetts

2015-05-27 16:27:02

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a time when new cases of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection are rising and HIV rates have reached epidemic levels in some rural communities, the

2015-05-27 16:25:59

LONDON, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fraud is hardly a new phenomenon. In the recent years it has been getting more sophisticated and causing more serious damage.

2015-05-27 12:34:36

Second annual Canada wide search recognizes best arthritis practices in the workplace VANCOUVER, May 27, 2015 /CNW/ - Canadian employers, working with their private health insurers,

2015-05-27 12:33:43

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In March 2015, the Department of Health conducted their annual inspection at Bridgeway Care and Rehabilitation Center in Bridgewater.

2015-05-27 12:33:08

The health management leader unveils health benefits personalization engine and a mobile solution to reduce employer healthcare costs SAN FRANCISCO, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Keas,

2015-05-27 12:29:16

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Mark Davidoff, Michigan managing partner at Deloitte LLP and this year's Mackinac Policy Conference chair, alongside the Director


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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.