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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...

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.