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2011-06-29 08:08:55

Despite the imminent expansion of insurance coverage under health care reform, patients' access to care may become more restricted As required under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, millions of people will soon be added to the ranks of the insured. However, this rapid expansion of coverage is colliding with a different, potentially problematic trend that could end up hampering access to health care. Since 2005, doctors have been accepting fewer and fewer patients with...

2011-02-09 14:48:18

New research examines the anxious brain during a fear conditioning task and provides insight into why some individuals may be more or less prone to anxiety disorders. The study, published by Cell Press in the February 10 issue of the journal Neuron, reveals neural mechanisms that may contribute to resilience against pathological fear and anxiety. The findings may help to direct therapeutic strategies for individuals who suffer from chronic anxiety as well as strategies that could help "at...

2010-12-01 05:00:00

DALLAS, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Jimmy Olen Bishop, co-founder of the aftermarket automotive industry, passed away Sunday, November 28, at his home in Highland Park, Texas. He was 80 years old and died of natural causes. Bishop, a well-known Dallas businessman and the founder of Bishop International, Inc., started his career in 1949 from of the bed of a Chevrolet pick-up truck. At the age of 19, he drove from one salvage yard to another across the country buying automotive engines,...

2010-11-06 17:27:00

BOSTON, Nov. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Allen Wronowski of Bel Air, Md., was elected the 37th President of The Professional Golfers' Association of America today by delegates at the Association's 94th Annual Meeting in Boston. Wronowski previously served as Secretary of the Association from 2006-2008 and as Vice President from 2008-2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080116/CLW049LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080116/CLW049LOGO ) Wronowski, 56, succeeds...

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2010-11-01 08:55:00

When Mount St. Helens blew its top in 1980, it wasn't a surprise that it happened, but even today the extent of the damage is hard to fathom. The eruption knocked down 100-foot trees like matchsticks and killed just about everything in its path. There have been several smaller eruptions since then, but nothing like what happened in 1980. Evolutionary biologist and ecologist John Bishop knows Mount St. Helens well; he has been working on the mountain for 20 years. "It began with the largest...

2010-10-20 08:19:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Council on Disability (NCD) Chairman Jonathan Young announced today that Aaron Bishop of Washington, DC, will become NCD's new Executive Director on November 15. NCD is an independent federal agency charged with advising the President, Congress, and other federal officials and entities on all policies, programs, practices and procedures affecting people with disabilities. NCD's mission is to further the goals enshrined in the...

2010-09-27 08:50:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Catholic Charities USA, the 100-year-old social service network working to reduce poverty in America, today presented its Bishop Joseph M. Sullivan and 2010 Family Strengthening Awards at a breakfast ceremony during the organization's Centennial Gathering. The awards symbolize Catholic Charities USA's rich history of service in support of children and families. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081008/CCUSALOGO) (Logo:...

2010-08-19 06:40:00

HONOLULU, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate its 2-year anniversary HawaiiGaga.com is giving away 15 pairs of Bishop Museum tickets through an online contest. The contest asks participants to explore HawaiiGaga.com to uncover the answers to a series of trivia questions. Winners will be selected by random draw. The contest runs from now until August 22 with winners announced on August 23. Contest and entry details can be found on the website's blog at...


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Needles and cones, Bishop Pine, Pinus muricata
2014-04-18 10:20:50

Bishop pine (Pinus muricata) grows on or near the coast in California and Mexico; becoming endangered in Mexico. This tree also goes by the name of prickle cone pine, bull pine, Obispo pine, Santa Cruz pine and dwarf marine pine. This pine relies on the dense fog from the coast for its water supply as well as rainwater. This pine is also highly dependent on forest fires for future regeneration and may become extinct with the prevention of forest fires in its region. The Bishop pine grows...

2012-06-14 03:35:38

Symbol: ZYSE Group: Fern Family: Grammitidaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: PR    N Synonyms:   GRSE Grammitis sectifrons (Kunze ex Mett.) Seymour   POSE12 Polypodium sectifrons Kunze ex Mett. Distribution: Zygophlebiasectifrons(Kunze ex Mett.) Bishop distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division  ...

2012-06-14 04:12:14

Symbol: ZYGOP2 Group: Fern Family: Grammitidaceae Distribution: ZygophlebiaBishop distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order   Polypodiales Family   Grammitidaceae – Kihi Fern family Genus   Zygophlebia Bishop – octopus fern

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2012-06-14 13:00:20

Symbol: PIMU Group: Gymnosperm Family: Pinaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   PIMUB2 Pinus muricata D. Don ssp. borealis Axelrod ex Silba     PIMUS2 Pinus muricata D. Don ssp. stantonii Axelrod ex Silba     PIMUB Pinus muricata D. Don var. borealis Axelrod ex Farjon   Bishop pine   PIMUM Pinus muricata D. Don var. muricata   Bishop pine   PIMUR2 Pinus muricata D....

2012-06-15 06:58:51

Symbol: HIDI Group: Dicot Family: Malvaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: HI    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:HI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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