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2010-07-08 16:30:00

EDINBURG, Va., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel) (Nasdaq: SHEN) announced today that its wireless subsidiary, Shenandoah Personal Communications Company, a Sprint PCS Affiliate of Sprint Nextel, has signed an amendment to the current contract with Sprint Nextel to allow Shentel to sell Virgin Mobile and Boost prepaid wireless services. Effective on July 11, 2010, Virgin Mobile and Boost prepaid products and services will be available in the...

2010-06-11 13:29:00

LIVERPOOL, England, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives from more than 50 countries attended the Sixth Meeting of the Global Alliance to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (GAELF) in Seoul last week, to review the progress of the Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (Global Programme), which seeks to eliminate the disease by 2020. Lymphatic Filariasis (LF), one of the major neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), is on track to become one of the first parasitic diseases...

2010-04-26 06:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Smoothie King, the 1973 creator of the nutritional smoothie, is transforming the category once again with the introduction today of Fit n' Crunchy - a series of 12-ounce bowls filled with tart yogurt or sorbet in six flavor options, each topped with premium heart-healthy granola and packing nutrition worthy of the "superfood" moniker. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100426/AQ92682) The new Fit n' Crunchy bowls mark the same spirit of...

2009-08-20 18:58:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Burner Balm, a division of Pacific Shore Holdings, Inc., announced the launch of Energy-X, a new lip balm that delivers an effective and healthier alternative to energy drinks that contain added sugar or artificial sweeteners. With zero calories, Energy-X provides the energy boost consumers want without the added calories found in energy bars and drinks. "Energy-X is applied directly on the lips and is therefore absorbed faster into the bloodstream...

2009-08-17 07:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Smoothie King, the originator of the nutritional fruit smoothie, has provided healthy alternatives to the public since 1973. The company continues to support that commitment by announcing the launch of the new Premium Smoothie King line of Vitamins and Supplements that address current American habits. Some 2009 trends include: The recession is sparking a search for balance in nutrition and overall lifestyles, with consumers eliminating anything toxic...

2009-08-06 07:05:00

VISTA, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutritional supplement manufacturing and distribution company Global Health Trax, Inc. today launched a new marketing campaign touting its flagship, patented nutritional supplement product Oxygen Elements(R) Max as an ideal booster for popular energy drinks. The new marketing campaign takes a whimsical approach to communicating Oxygen Elements Max's use as an energy drink enhancer by using a caricature of Albert Einstein at a chalkboard with his...

2009-07-06 08:26:00

ATLANTA, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Planet Smoothie, home of the original "pure" Acai smoothie, announces today its partnership with Sambazon, the Acai global leader, to launch three new smoothie flavors in a limited-time offer: Amazon Energy, Amazon Cherry, and Jungle Fruit Fuzion. Superfood smoothies -- made from the powerful Acai berry and the newly discovered Amazon Cherry -- pack a punch of nutrients and powerful benefits for every lifestyle. Planet Smoothie is answering consumer demand for...

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2009-04-28 11:40:00

A genetic breakthrough has allowed the engineering of multiple vitamins into a single plant for the first time, in hopes of granting a nutritive boost in the diet of developing countries. Though genetic engineering has previously been used to enhance vitamin content in a variety of crops such as rice, potatoes, lettuce and tomatoes, this will mark the first time that scientists have been able to intensify multiple vitamins in a single plant. European scientists have genetically modified (GM)...

2009-04-15 09:17:32

Energy drinks can give you an extra boost "“ but how? New research shows the mechanism may lie in your mouth! Whether it's real sugar or a tasteless carbohydrate, carb-filled energy drinks can significantly boost performance in an endurance event, even if the drink isn't ingested. To better understand why, researchers mixed three different drinks for study participants: one with glucose (a sugar), one with maltodextrin (a tasteless carbohydrate) and one that was carb-free, then mixed...

2009-04-08 13:59:00

New York Knicks' Nate Robinson, Chicago Bears' Lance Briggs, Baltimore Ravens' Willis McGahee and Phoenix Suns' Amare Stoudemire Join in the Effort to Encourage Teens to Wake Up and Go to School NEW YORK, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ad Council and the U.S. Army joined today to launch a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) as part of their national "Boost" campaign designed to encourage students to graduate from high school. The ads are an extension of the Ad Council's and the...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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