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MRSA Infections Soar In Nursing Homes
2013-02-12 11:50:25

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study by researchers from the University of California, Irvine (UCI) has found a high prevalence of various strains of community-assisted methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) in nursing homes, highlighting the importance of developing more targeted interventions to help stop the spread of the dangerous bacterial infections. MRSA is a strain of the S. aureus bacteria that became resistant to the normal...

2013-01-25 23:01:17

Sovereign Academy, with a planned “soft launch” in early February, will be introducing a new and exciting educational component that will be integrated into our extended care treatment programming for dual diagnosis, mental Health and eating disorder clients. http://www.sovcal.com Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 Sovereign Health Group is proud to present its newest program; Sovereign Academy. Sovereign Academy, with a planned “soft launch” in early...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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