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2011-10-14 06:39:48

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Are parents surfing the internet before taking their kids to the emergency room?   In the research abstract, "Internet Usage by Parents Prior to Seeking Care at a Pediatric Emergency Department," 262 parents or guardians who brought their child to an urban emergency department were interviewed.  Researchers asked whether they used the internet as a resource for medical information about their child's illness or injury before making the decision to visit...

2011-08-16 13:37:00

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kareo, Inc., the leading provider of easy and affordable web-based medical billing software for physicians in the United States, announced today James Mathews as the company's first Vice President of Business Development. Mathews will drive the company's partnership strategy and increase Kareo's presence and participation in organizations that promote innovation in healthcare technology. (Photo:...

2011-08-15 15:45:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD) today announced the authorization of a $75 million stock repurchase program. Under the program, WebMD may use a total of up to $75 million to purchase shares of its common stock from time to time in the open market, through block trades or in private transactions, depending on market conditions and other factors. About WebMD WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD) is the leading provider of health information services,...

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  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.