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2014-07-01 23:12:34

West Jefferson Medical Center excels in patient safety. The New Orleans hospital was awarded an “A” in spring 2014 by the Hospital Safety Score. Marrero, LA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections, the latest Hospital Safety Score honored New Orleans hospital West Jefferson Medical Center with an “A” – its top grade in patient safety. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the...

2013-09-17 23:34:56

West Jefferson Medical Center, one of the hospitals in New Orleans, is hosting an event to inform their patients about Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month. Marrero, LA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 September is Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month, and West Jefferson Medical Center is a hospital in New Orleans hosting a free talk open to the public regarding the condition. The goal of the event will be to inform patients about the symptoms and treatments for this serious form of cardiac...

2013-05-07 23:31:55

On May 9th, an informative event about stroke prevention will be held at West Jefferson Medical´s stroke center. New Orleans area residents are welcome to attend and learn more about identifying warning signs. Marrero, LA (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 This May, West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC) will host Stroke Awareness Day in observance of National Stroke Awareness Month. This informative event will be held May 9, from 7 to 10 a.m. and again from 3 to 6:30 p.m. at WJMC, the stroke center...

2013-03-26 23:20:00

West Jefferson Medical Center, one of the trusted hospitals in New Orleans, are educating patients in a unique way about colon cancer. The health fair will provide a guest speaker and offer a variety of prizes within the interactive exhibit during Colon Cancer Awareness Month. MARRERO, LA (PRWEB) March 26, 2013 At the West Jefferson Medical Center's Fonseca Auditorium, a giant, inflatable colon exhibit will be present at the Colon Cancer Awareness Health Fair this Wednesday, March 27, from...

Oil Rig Explosion Injures Crew Member, 2 Still Missing
2012-11-17 08:45:44

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online At least 11 people were injured and two others have been reported missing following an explosion at an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday, various media outlets are reporting. According to CNN Wire Service reports, the explosion occurred approximately 20 miles off the coast of the town of Grand Isle, Louisiana. The explosion triggered a fire on board the platform, which was used for production purposes and not for drilling,...


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  • 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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