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2014-04-07 00:22:10

DNA Services of America, a leading service provider of paternity tests, prenatal testing and other DNA testing services, is pleased to announce its web expansion to local communities throughout the United States. LAFAYETTE, La., April 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DNA Services of America has served its clients needs by providing valuable content regarding paternity testing, prenatal testing and several other DNA tests for more than 10 years through its website dnasoa.com. Now, in...

2014-04-06 00:22:56

WASHINGTON, April 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO MILK INSPECTION Profile America -- Sunday, April 6th.( )On this date in 1859, Massachusetts established the first state milk inspection program. An inspector of milk was appointed in August that year, operating from Boston, and whose primary efforts were to suppress so-called "swill milk," the...

2014-04-04 23:42:35

Munroe Regional Medical Center recognized for creating an extraordinary patient experience by individualizing, personalizing and humanizing healthcare for women and their families. Ocala, FL (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Munroe Regional Medical Center is a winner of the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Hospitals in Heart Care. Munroe is one of only 287 hospitals nationwide, including only 14 in Florida, to earn this distinction. As more women self-manage their care and seek...

2014-04-04 23:38:04

A charity donation of $200 is on the line in the recently launched electronics and general merchandiser’s April social media contest. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Thanks to America’s fastest-growing online retailer giving to charity has never been easier. Throughout the month of April, ZenithMart customers only need to talk up their favorite store via their social media networks to earn chances to win $200 for their favorite charity. Entering the contest couldn’t be easier...

2014-04-04 23:36:38

640 Farmers Receive Recognition at Farmer-Owned Cooperative’s Annual Meeting La Farge, WI (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Organic Valley, America’s largest cooperative of organic farmers and one of the nation’s leading organic brands, honored 640 of its farmer-owners with Quality Awards at the Cooperative’s Annual Meeting award banquet on April 2, in La Crosse, Wis. Producers of CROPP Cooperative (Organic Valley and Organic Prairie brands) dairy, produce, soy, eggs, feed and meat were...

2014-04-04 23:32:40

Goal to Lower 80% Incidence of Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea Dublin, GA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Sleep Apnea Treatment Centers of America (SATCOA) recently expanded to include urgent care centers in partnership with Hillcrest Urgent Care. The company’s goal and mission is to assist in lowering the 80 percent incidence of undiagnosed and untreated individuals suffering with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This condition is defined by pauses in breathing that can last a few seconds to minutes, and...

2014-04-04 23:31:05

Salt Lake City based law firm Winder & Counsel, P.C. recognized as “Top 100 Mountain States Super Lawyer” and “Commercial Law Firm of the Year in Utah”; founding partner listed in Best Lawyers in America. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Winder & Counsel, P.C. is pleased to announce that Donald J. Winder has been listed in Best Lawyers in America, and was selected again by Super Lawyers as a “Top 100 Mountain States Super Lawyer” for 2013. The law firm of...

2014-04-04 23:30:58

Children’s Obesity Fund, co-founded by Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, is helping to launch a new fitness program for preadolescents in the Phoenix area. SMaRT Kids uses safe resistance training to help kids get into better shape so they can play at a level equal to their peers and learn to be healthy and active, so they can play as kids should. (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Line up five pre-adolescent kids in any school in America, and one of them will be overweight, classified as obese....

2014-04-04 23:30:13

120 physicians affiliated with VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System appear on the Best Doctors in America® List for 2014, officials from VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System announced today. Only five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review. Ann Arbor (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 120 physicians affiliated with VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System appear on the Best Doctors in America® List for 2014, officials from VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System...

2014-04-04 23:24:34

Baltimore-based life insurance and annuity company Fidelity & Guaranty Life is returning as a corporate sponsor of World T.E.A.M. Sports’ April 25-27 Face of America bicycle, hand cycle and recumbent ride from the Pentagon to Gettysburg. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 World T.E.A.M. Sports announced today that Baltimore-based life insurance and annuity company Fidelity & Guaranty Life is returning for a second year as a corporate sponsor of the non-profit’s April 25-27...


Latest America Reference Libraries

York Chocolate
2013-06-11 13:15:07

The York chocolate cat, also known as the York, is a breed of domestic cat that originated in America in 1983 and is used as a show cat. It was developed by Janet Chiefari, who bred kittens that were descendants of Siamese cats. The York can be medium or large with a slightly long nose, a round head, and large round eyes that are gold or green in color. Its feet are sometimes tufted and it has a fluffy tail. Its body is covered in semi-long, soft fur that can vary in color. Preferred colors...

Ronald Evans Jr.
2012-10-25 11:30:42

Ronald Ellwin Evans, Jr. was an astronaut that worked with NASA on the Apollo missions and served as a Captain in the United States Navy. Evans is one of the twenty-four astronauts to fly to the moon. . Evans was born on November 10, 1933 in St. Francis, Kansas. He graduated from Highland Park High School in Topeka, Kansas. Boy Scouts of America played a huge role in Evans youth as he attained the highest level of Life Scout. Evans then went on to study at the University of Kansas...

Plain Chachalaca, Ortalis vetula
2012-03-22 23:28:04

The Plain Chachalaca (Ortalis vetula) is a large species of bird in the Cracidae family. It is found in tropical and subtropical environments from mezquital thickets in the Rio Grande Valley in southeastern Texas to northernmost Costa Rica. In Central America, this species occurs in the Pacific lowlands from Chiapas, Mexico to northern Nicaragua. It occurs solely as a separate population in Costa Rica. Its habitat is dry and moist forests, especially where interspersed with scrub and savanna....

Dusky Grouse, Dendragapus obscurus
2012-01-13 00:40:02

The Dusky Grouse (Dendragapus obscurus) is a species of grouse native to the Rocky Mountains in North America. It is a forest-dwelling bird, with a breeding habitat along the edges of conifer and mixed forests in western North America, from southeastern Alaska and Yukon south to New Mexico. Its range is closely associated with that of various conifers. It is a permanent resident within its range, but will often move short distances by foot or by wing to denser forest habitat in the colder...

Barrow’s Goldeneye, Bucephala islandica
2012-01-12 17:53:47

Barrow’s Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica) is a medium-sized species of sea duck. Its breeding habitat is wooded lakes and ponds in northwestern North America, but also in scattered locations in eastern Canada and Iceland. In Iceland it is commonly known as husond (house-duck). It is a migratory bird and will winter in protected coastal waters or open inland waters. It rarely migrates as far away as Europe and southern North America. Barrow’s Goldeneye is named after Sir John Barrow. The...

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