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2013-11-24 23:02:59

The PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation for the Advancement of Public Health hosted Acting Surgeon General RADM Boris Lushniak, USPHS, and experts on November 21 for an educational briefing at

2013-11-12 23:20:13

Countervail’s advanced development contract with BARDA fully realized is valued at $24.9 million over a five year period.

2013-11-05 23:01:03

A new memorandum issued by the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) appears to pivot away from a recent letter from Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.