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2014-10-29 23:00:17

David Gergen, President of Pro Player Health Alliance, and Bob Rutan, Founder of RemZzz's, have teamed up to provide current and former NFL players, and sleep apnea sufferers nationwide, the most comfortable CPAP experience possible and drastically increase CPAP compliance. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Naturs Design Inc., the makers of RemZzzs® CPAP mask liners is announcing “It’s a Game-Changer” campaign, geared to help former and current NFL pro-players and other...

2014-10-29 16:29:56

RONKONKOMA, N.Y., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lakeland Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAKE), a leading global manufacturer of industrial protective clothing for industry, municipalities, healthcare and to first responders on the federal, state and local levels, today provided the following update on recent business activities and corporate developments. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120611/NY21959LOGO In anticipation of the worsening of the Ebola crisis, on September 12 the...

2014-10-29 16:28:55

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While sudden cardiac death is undeniably devastating to a patient's family, friends and often to whole communities, cardiology experts disagree on whether to screen all U.S. children for underlying heart problems that put them at risk for a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). A person suffering a SCA requires immediate interventions to survive. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155220 A diverse group of uncommon congenital...

2014-10-29 16:28:50

CINCINNATI, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists used pluripotent stem cells to generate functional, three-dimensional human stomach tissue in a laboratory - creating an unprecedented tool for researching the development and diseases of an organ central to several public health crises, ranging from cancer to diabetes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO Scientists at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center report Oct. 29 in Nature they used...

2014-10-29 16:28:40

Project Will Apply Cognitive Computing to Uncover New Treatment Options for Patients CLEVELAND, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a new initiative to accelerate the adoption of genomic based medicine at Cleveland Clinic. Researchers at Cleveland Clinic will use IBM Watson technology in the area of genomic research to help oncologists deliver personalized medicine by uncovering new cancer treatment options for patients....

2014-10-29 16:28:19

DALLAS, October 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new market research report The "Cell Expansion Market by Product (Reagent, Media, Serum, Bioreactors, Centrifuge), Cell Type (human, animal), Application (Stem Cell Research, Regenerative Medicine, Clinical Diagnostics), End User (Hospital, Biotechnology, Cell Bank) - Forecast to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, provides a detailed overview of the major drivers, restraints, challenges, opportunities, current...

2014-10-29 12:29:59

ATLANTA, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- COOLSHIRT SYSTEMS, International Enviroguard, and Nocturnal Product Development announced a joint venture to produce a new hazardous material suit with built-in cooling: one designed to improve the efficiency of health care workers and to protect them from heat-related risks in treating infectious diseases, such as Ebola. Typically, workers in HAZMAT suits can only spend limited time caring for patients before heat builds up and forces them to...

2014-10-29 12:29:45

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federal officials claim that the U.S. is well-prepared for public-health threats such as Ebola, but the reverse is true, and the reason is not lack of funding, states Physicians for Civil Defense. "Thanks to spending since 9/11, public-health resources and expertise have never been better," writes former Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson in the Wall Street Journal on Oct 24. "We are light years ahead of where we...

2014-10-29 12:29:34

WEST LEBANON, N.H., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk, a global pharmaceutical company that produces medicines for patients with diabetes, hemophilia or growth-related disorders, announced plans to hire up to 90 people at its newly-acquired manufacturing plant in West Lebanon, NH. The facility was formerly owned by Olympus Biotech. The facility will produce products for the treatment of hemophilia in the United States, including the long-acting recombinant factor VIII, N8-GP...

2014-10-29 12:29:30

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's something everyone needs, but far too many people have trouble getting. And the inability to get it is, quite literally, keeping nearly 80 million Americans up at night. That is why Highmark Inc. is opening a new, first-of-its-kind store that could help people finally find what may be eluding them: a good night's sleep. Construction is underway on REMWorks Sleep Store, a new retail location at The Waterfront in Homestead, Pa. With a...


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American Bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana
2014-10-29 12:35:03

The American Bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana), frequently simply known as the bullfrog in Canada and the United States, is an aquatic frog, a member of the Ranidae family, or “true frogs”. this species has traditionally been categorized as Rana catesbeiana, but there is some dispute as to whether Lithobates catesbeianus is a more correct name. This frog inhabits large and permanent bodies of water, such as swamps, ponds, and lakes, where it is normally found along the waters edge. The male...

Bocconia frutescens
2014-10-29 10:52:44

Bocconia frutescens is a flowering plant species. The plant may also be referred to as the Plume poppy, the Tree poppy, the Tree celandine, Parrotweed, Sea oxeye daisy or the John Crow bush. This species is a poppy plant and belongs to the Papaveraceae family. B. frutescens is native to America, Mexico and parts of Central and South America. The plant is abundant in Hawaii where it causes many negative effects on the local ecosystems. B. frutescens will commonly grow up to almost 20 feet...

Papaver alpinum
2014-10-27 10:30:54

Papaver alpinum is a species of poppy plant found in the region of the Alps. The plant is commonly known as the Alpine poppy. This species actually includes multiple sub-species. P. alpinum is a short, upright perennial, meaning it can survive longer than 2 years. It can grow to a height of 5 to 20 centimeters. It has several upright and hairy stems. As with all species of poppy, it produces latex. It has feathery leaves that are arranged in a rosette and touch the ground. The flowers...

Hunnemannia
2014-10-27 10:09:27

Hunnemannia is a genus of flowering plant. The genus is monotypic, meaning it is a group containing only one immediately subordinate species. This flowering plant belongs to the Papaveraceae family. The only single species is H. fumarifolia, commonly known as tulip poppy or Mexican tulip poppy. Hunnemannia is found in the Chihuahuan Desert and central Mexico. The genus is found in the highlands at elevations of 4,921-6,562 feet. The species prefers rocky habitats. Hunnemannia is a...

Papaver rhoeas
2014-10-16 11:37:39

Papaver rhoeas is a species of flowering plant. The common, widespread plant may also be referred to as the Corn poppy, the Corn rose, the Field poppy, Flanders poppy, the Red poppy, the Red weed coquelicot and the Headache. This member of the poppy family Papaveraceae, can be found in Europe in agricultural fields, roadsides and wasteland. The plant is known to give off a foul odor and is considered an agricultural weed. P. rhoeas will often flower in late spring or in the warmer fall...

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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.