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2011-08-02 14:53:00

Medicines and supplies to aid 15,000 malnourished children and adults STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AmeriCares first emergency shipment for the famine in Somalia is on its way to Mogadishu where thousands of starving children and adults are arriving daily in search of food, clean water and shelter. The shipment, which departed from AmeriCares Amsterdam warehouse today, contains enough basic medicines and supplies to treat 15,000 malnourished patients at risk of...

2011-07-29 10:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New Frontier Media, Inc. (Nasdaq: NOOF) invites you to listen to the presentation of its Fiscal 2012 First Quarter Earnings via teleconference and live over the Internet on August 5, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101213/MM16977LOGO) What: Fiscal 2012 First Quarter Earnings Conference Call When: Friday, August 5th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time To access...

2011-07-14 10:56:00

PHOENIX, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BillingTree, one of the nation's leading on-demand payment processors, was rated to have the highest product penetration of the organizations surveyed in the recent report Patient-to-Provider Payments: A Vendor Overview, published June 2011 by financial services research analysts Aite Group. In the report, BillingTree recorded a 42 percent product penetration rate compared to a peer average of 27 percent. Other companies taking part in the survey...

2011-07-13 11:52:00

New AmeriCares Report Shows Dramatic Increase in Need STAMFORD, Conn., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new AmeriCares report has found health care clinics providing free services to the needy are experiencing such a dramatic increase in patient visits that many have been forced for the first time to turn away eligible patients because they cannot keep up with demand. More than 300 free clinics were surveyed for the report, "Addressing Resource Gaps in the U.S. Health Care Safety...

2011-06-09 09:08:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cash donation helps AmeriCares U.S. Disaster Relief Fund aid survivors of recent tornadoes and floods across the country The Chrysler Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Chrysler Group LLC, today announced a donation of $50,000 to aid families displaced from their homes as a result of the large number of recent natural disasters hitting many states across the country. The donation will support AmeriCares U.S. Disaster Relief Fund which...

2011-06-06 11:24:00

STAMFORD, Conn., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AmeriCares has awarded its annual Power of Partnership Award to AstraZeneca for its outstanding commitment to increasing access to health care for people in need both here at home and throughout the developing world. In the past year alone, the pharmaceutical company renewed its support for the only breast cancer treatment program for Cambodia's poor, assembled over 14,000 hygiene kits for disaster survivors and, for the second year...

2011-05-23 14:52:00

Organization preparing to send medicines and relief supplies for tornado survivors STAMFORD, Conn., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AmeriCares is dispatching an emergency response expert to Joplin, Mo., to aid survivors of Sunday's devastating tornado that claimed at least 89 lives, displaced thousands and left a section of the city in ruins. AmeriCares is reaching out to hospitals, health clinics and shelters in the region with offers of medical aid and relief supplies. With...


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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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