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2014-06-18 23:01:27

Ocean Health Index Shows Loss of Dunes, Salt Marshes and Seagrasses Leaves West Coast More Vulnerable to Erosion and Reduces Natural Carbon Storage Santa Barbara, CA/Arlington, VA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The first regional assessment by the Ocean Health Index on United States waters showed that habitat destruction, particularly the loss of salt marshes and sand dunes, over the past several decades negatively impacted carbon storage and coastal protection, two of the 10 goals measured by the...

2014-06-10 23:00:46

Post-Askin shared her Great Depression and WWII experiences, as well as her support and appreciation for our troops, with her audience. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Barbara Post-Askin, author of the memoir Reflections of Liberty, was a special guest speaker for the Village Veterans Club located at the University Village. The event was well attended. The topic of discussion was “Women Who Have Served & Supported Our Armed Services.” Barbara stated, “We would never have...

2013-06-06 23:33:45

Screening is part of international conference of the Bullying Research Network (BRNET) hosted by UCSB Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 UC Santa Barbara´s Gevirtz School and Bullying Research Network (BRNET) will co-sponsor the free public screening of the film Submit* the documentary in 1920 Buchanan Hall on the UC Santa Barbara campus on Tuesday, June 18, at 3:30 pm. The event is free but patrons must reserve a space due to limited seating; RSVP to Tara Schonhoff by Friday,...

2011-05-04 07:00:00

PETALUMA, Calif., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- May is national Celiac Disease Awareness Month, and for those living with this condition, the market can be a daunting place with hours spent reading labels to avoid gluten. Gluten is an ingredient commonly found in grains such as wheat, barley and rye. The folks at Barbara's Bakery believe that those living with Celiac disease should have the freedom to choose delicious and nutritious cereals to kick start the day. Barbara's now offers three...

2011-02-03 00:00:45

Barbara Mountain brings 17 years of disability claims experience from her Social Security Administration and Group Market Insurance background to Social Security disability law firm, Doherty, Cella, Keane LLP. Beverly, MA (PRWEB) February 2, 2011 Doherty, Cella, Keane, LLP, a legal services firm exclusively limited to the process of obtaining Social Security benefits for disabled individuals, has announced the hiring of Barbara Mountain as its new National Director of Business Development....

2008-09-02 03:00:33

By Sabol, Barbara Treadwell, Henrie M This article began with Barbara Sabol and Henrie Treadwell's conversations about public health leadership and their assertion that today's leaders must take bolder steps to ensure health care for the underserved. They discuss a number of characteristics that they consider essential if leaders are to reach beyond the status quo and create change in their hospitals, health systems, and communities. Sabol: Henrie and I have acted as each other's sounding...

2008-08-31 18:05:00

By LARA GOULD AT just five days old her parents were strapping tiny bags of rice to her arms in a cruel fitness regime. Three years later and little Barbara Akulova has been turned into a baby bodybuilder - pumping iron bars for two hours a day. A shock TV series has exposed how her Ukrainian parents are seriously risking their daughter's health by pushing her to the brink. But dad Uri boasted: "Barbara can lift 16 kilos from the ground which is more than her own weight."...

2008-08-12 12:00:00

Text of report by Chinese news agency Zhongguo Xinwen She [Report by Xu Xiaoqing, Wu Kai, and De Yongjian: "American Female Tourist Injured in Beijing Drum Tower Attack is Getting Well"] Beijing, 12 Aug (ZXS) - An American female tourist who was injured in the 9 August attack at Beijing's Drum Tower was reported today as getting better, while another injured person, the Chinese female tourist guide, has been confirmed as currently receiving treatment at the China-Japan Friendship Hospital...

2008-08-01 09:01:04

By Brian Hayden, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Aug. 1--For most, a 750-mile bicycle journey from Cleveland to Boston would seem impossible. Not for Richard Gates. The 57-year-old heart transplant recipient, who is from Boston, embarked on his "Tour De Second Chance" from Cleveland on Tuesday in order to raise awareness about organ donation. He and his wife, Barbara, stopped in Buffalo on Thursday after completing a 90-mile leg of the journey from Erie. Along the way, the two arranged to...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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