Health Information Management


APCs Insider, January 24, 2014

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What is a newton used to measure?
a. Acceleration
b. Force
c. Mass
d. Speed
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Last week’s question
In which decade were postage stamps first released in the U.S.?
a. 1780s
b. 1820s
c. 1840s
d. 1860s
The correct answer is C. Before postage stamps existed, the receiver of mail frequently had to pay the postage cost. The first stamp was released in 1842 by a private mail carrier for 3 cents and featured a picture of George Washington.

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