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2014-04-11 12:23:50

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee released the following statement on the departure of Secretary of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius: "Secretary Sebelius has done an extraordinary job in her role leading the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) over the past five years. Healthcare reform has been 100 years in the making, and she has...

2010-08-06 13:37:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Text4baby, a program of the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB), has been honored with a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services HHSinnovates award, presented by HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius at a ceremony in Washington, DC. This week, Representatives from HMHB, Voxiva, Health Resources and Services Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the HHS Office on Women's Health accepted the award...

2009-10-06 04:00:00

DENVER, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- TogetherMD announced today Donna Shalala, President of the University of Miami and former Health and Human Services Secretary from 1993 - 2001, is the featured speaker for a candid discussion on health care reform in the United States. Ms. Shalala is well connected in Washington and with other critical stakeholders around the country. She will provide viewers with a unique view on health care reform in the United States. Titled, "An Insider's...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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