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2012-04-19 02:30:16

BALTIMORE, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameritox is the recognized national leader in pain-medication monitoring owing to its commitment to support science, its long-public national ethical standards and its best-in-class compliance program developed in consultation with the Office of Inspector General (OIG). During the past months, a San Diego-based drug testing laboratory has made comments in press releases about the business practices of Ameritox and other major competitors. Though its...

2012-04-19 02:29:59

MIAMI, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IMUSA and Sedano's Supermarkets, both headquartered in South Florida, raised $63,000 during their 2012 campaign. It's the third year of their partnership to raise money and promote Autism awareness and research. Customers in all 34 Sedano's Supermarkets purchase $1 puzzle pieces. IMUSA is the first cookware company to support Autism as its philanthropy of choice. Manny Gaunaurd, IMUSA president, today announced that, "Underwriting the first qualitative...

2012-04-19 02:29:46

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- From hair and skin to clothes and shoes, one's appearance is a constant trigger of snap judgments. Whether interviewing for a job or just looking to make a good first impression, a recent perception study conducted by Kelton for Invisalign, proves that even the alignment of teeth is a catalyst for assumptions regarding success, popularity, intelligence, and general health. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120419/LA90659) (Logo:...

2012-04-19 02:29:39

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Crowell Systems, a leading electronic medical record manufacturer, and nSpire Health, the nation's leading pulmonary function testing systems worldwide, have announced the first bi-directional interface connecting patient electronic records to pulmonary lung testing equipment. This interface is a valuable tool for allergy and asthma doctors. All of the information generated from the spirometer each time the patient is tested is now stored into...

2012-04-19 02:29:37

CHICAGO, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SeabuckWonders is pleased to announce its recent honor for two of its products: Ashley Koff Approved - the stamp of quality nutrition for optimal health. SeabuckWonders Omega-7 Complete and SeabuckWonders USDA Certified Organic Sea Buckthorn Berry Oil were awarded the honors. SeabuckWonders' berries are wild-crafted in the pristine Himalayan Mountains of Tibet. The annual harvest features over 190 bioactive nutrients as well as Omega 3, 6, 7, and 9...

2012-04-19 02:29:31

BOTHELL, Wash., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alder BioPharmaceuticals Inc. today announced the closing of a $38 million Series D financing to support the development of the company's clinical stage pipeline. The financing was led by a new investor, Novo Ventures, and joined by existing Alder investors Sevin Rosen Funds, Ventures West, WRF Capital, H.I.G. Ventures, Delphi Ventures and TPG Biotech. Peter Bisgaard, a partner with Novo Ventures, will join Alder's board of directors. Proceeds...

2012-04-19 02:28:39

NEW YORK, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The S&P Healthcare Economic Composite Index indicates that the average per capita cost of healthcare services covered by commercial insurance and Medicare programs increased by 5.75% over the 12-months ending February 2012. This is an acceleration from the +5.23% annual growth rate posted for January 2012. Healthcare costs covered by commercial insurance plans, as measured by the S&P Healthcare Economic Commercial Index, increased by 7.73%...

2012-04-19 02:28:08

MILWAUKEE, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Watertown, N.Y., resident Tammy Thomas has won the Northwestern Mutual NCAA March Madness Bracket Challenge, featured at SI.com. More than 20,000 college basketball fans from throughout the country participated in the 2012 Bracket Challenge that required players to predict the winners throughout the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship. To view the multimedia assets, please click:...

2012-04-19 02:28:00

Kick-off Event Taking Place in Washington, D.C. Will Focus on Building Resilience to Global Challenges NEW YORK, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Rockefeller Foundation today announced the launch of its Centennial initiative. The initiative, which will run through the end of 2013, marks 100 years since John D. Rockefeller started the Foundation on May 14, 1913, with the goal of "improving the well-being of humanity throughout the world." (Logo:...

2012-04-19 02:27:42

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Why do sales managers struggle to coach their sales teams to beyond-quota production? "Most struggling sales managers have the necessary coaching skills to get their sales teams to high levels of production. Lack of coaching skills is usually not the reason sales teams aren't hitting sales targets. It's mostly lack of recruiting skills," says recruiting expert Steve Suggs, partner at Sales Manage Solutions, who trains sales managers of both...


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2009-06-17 12:33:16

The Chinese Prickly Ash or Flatspine Prickly Ash (Zanthoxylum simulans) is a species of flowering plant native to eastern China and Taiwan. It is one of several plants of Zanthoxylum from which Sichuan Pepper is produced. It is a small spreading tree that grows to 23 feet tall. Its leaves are 2.75 to 5 inches long and pinnate (having parts of a leaf arranged on both sides of the stem). Each leaf has 7 - 11 small leaflets that are each 1.25 to 2 inches long. There are numerous spines on the...

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2009-04-28 16:14:01

Buxus sempervirens or Boxwood is indigenous to western and southern Europe, northwest Africa and southwest Asia. This small slender evergreen tree grows from 3 - 30 feet in height with a narrow trunk reaching less than 8 inches in diameter. Yellowish green oval shaped leaves grow from just over half an inch to just under one and a quarter inches in length and less than half an inch wide. Unremarkable petaless flowers of the same yellowish green color are pollinated by insects and produce...

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2009-04-28 15:48:25

Buddleja davidii or Summer Lilac is an indigenous shrub of northwest China and Japan and is widely cultivated for use as an ornamental plant. However, in England and parts of the northwestern United States it is considered an invasive weed. Often referred to as the Butterfly Bush, it is food for several species of butterflies. It does not thrive well in harsh cold climates and will die in temperatures below 5°F. Photo Copyright and Credit

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