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2014-10-30 16:29:35

MECHANICSBURG, Pa., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Select Medical Holdings Corporation ("Select Medical") (NYSE: SEM) today announced results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2014 and the declaration of a cash dividend. For the third quarter ended September 30, 2014, net operating revenues increased 4.9% to $758.1 million, compared to $722.8 million for the same quarter, prior year. Income from operations was $66.0 million for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014, compared to...

2014-10-30 16:29:25

- Total revenue of $30 million, an increase of 37% from third quarter 2013. SEATTLE, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trupanion, Inc. (NYSE:TRUP), a direct-to-consumer, monthly subscription business that provides medical plans for cats and dogs through its affiliated entities, today announced financial results for the third quarter of 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141030/155651LOGO "The third quarter was a strong showing for our team," said Darryl Rawlings, CEO of Trupanion. "Our...

2014-10-30 16:29:22

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IRIDEX Corporation (Nasdaq: IRIX) today reported financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 27, 2014. -- Revenues were $10.1 million in the third quarter of 2014, a record for the company's third quarter and up 6% from $9.5 million in the 2013 third quarter. Revenues for the first nine months of 2014 were $31.0 million, up 12% from $27.7 million in the first nine months of last...

2014-10-30 16:29:05

Quarterly revenue of $265 million, above the high end of guidance, EPS of $0.18 SAN DIEGO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AHS), healthcare's innovator in workforce solutions and staffing services, today announced third quarter 2014 financial results exceeded the Company's guidance for revenue. Third quarter financial highlights are as follows: Dollars in millions, except per share amounts. Q3 2014 % Change YTD %...

2014-10-30 16:28:50

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMCL), a leading provider of medication and supply management solutions to healthcare systems, today announced results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120731/SF48971LOGO-a GAAP results: Revenue for the third quarter of 2014 was $112.5 million, up $7.5 million or 7.1% from the second quarter of 2014, and up $18.5 million or 19.7% from the third quarter of 2013....

2014-10-30 16:28:37

- Net service revenues increase 21.3% to $81.7 million DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Addus HomeCare Corporation (NASDAQ: ADUS), a comprehensive provider of home and community-based services that primarily are social in nature, provided in the home and focused on the dual eligible population, today announced its financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the third quarter, net service revenues increased 21.3% to $81.7...

2014-10-30 16:28:35

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Techne Corporation (NASDAQ:TECH), (d/b/a Bio-Techne) announced that its Board of Directors has decided to pay a dividend of $0.32 per share for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. The quarterly dividend will be payable November 24, 2014 to all common shareholders of record on November 10, 2014. Future cash dividends will be considered by the Board of Directors on a quarterly basis. Techne Corporation, (d/b/a Bio-Techne), NASDAQ: TECH,...

2014-10-30 16:28:31

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As running a medical practice gets increasingly more complex due to federal and state regulations, dwindling reimbursements, and a host of other issues, the need for best practices has become that much more important. Each year, the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) brings together some of the best thought leaders in practice management, including physicians and administrators, to achieve this goal. And each year, Physicians...

2014-10-30 16:28:24

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog, the California Nurses Association and supporters of Yes on Proposition 45 delivered a truckload of steer manure to health insurance industry executives who gathered at the Fairmont Hotel yesterday to fete former Kaiser CEO George Halvorson. "We're here to return to the health insurance CEOs who have been hiding behind the deceptive $57 million ad campaign against Prop 45 some of the BS they're inundating...

2014-10-30 16:26:46

DARTMOUTH, NS, Oct. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Newfoundland Capital Corporation Limited ("Company") today announces its financial results for the third quarter ending September 30, 2014. Highlights -- Revenue for the third quarter of $39.3 million was $6.6 million or 20% higher than last year. Year-to-date revenue of $110.1 million was $13.1 million or 14% higher than 2013. The growth was due to the expansion into Toronto and Vancouver which offset declines in the...


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Three-dimensional printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is the process of using additives to form solid 3D objects of virtually any shape from a digital model. This is achieved using specially formulated additives, such as plastics, that are formed into successive layers of material typically laid down on a platform in different shapes. 3D printing is uniquely distinct from a more traditional 3D sculpting technique, which relies on the removal of layers (subtractive manufacturing)...

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A paper clip is a thin wire in a looped shape that uses elasticity and strength of its construction materials to compress and hold pieces of paper together. Other types of clips use a two piece clamping system. Recent innovations are multi-colored plastic-coated paper clips. The first patent for a bent wire paper clip was awarded to Samuel B. Fay in 1867. He wanted it to be used for attaching tickets to fabric originally. His design, however, is not really reminiscent to the modern...

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Liquid Paper, a brand of the Newell Rubbermaid Company, is a type of correction fluid used to fix typewriting in the past and now handwriting mistakes. Bette Nesmith Graham created the first correction fluid in 1951. Since she worked as a typist she made many mistakes and wanted to correct them, so she started with tempera paint and created what she called Mistake Out. She even provided her co-workers with bottles that had the brand name on it. Soon Graham was fired from her typist job...

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