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2014-04-18 10:34:29

Older women with gumption score high on compassion Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that older women, plucky individuals and those who have suffered a recent major loss are more likely to be compassionate toward strangers than other older adults. The study is published in this month's issue of the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. Because compassionate behaviors are associated with better health and well-being as we age,...

2014-04-18 08:22:02

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The menopause transition period brings many uncomfortable symptoms. In the beginning, women may feel as though they are having more severe or even constant PMS. The fluctuating and declining estrogen levels are largely responsible for these symptoms. Women who are going through menopause may be more prone to menopause anxiety and menopause depression, according to several studies. Pesky hot flashes and sleep-disrupting night...

2014-04-18 04:21:00

COMPANIES MUST PAY TO REMOVE LEAD AFFECTING CHILDREN FROM HOMES IN 10 CALIF CITIES AND COUNTIES; ALEXANDER SAYS, "Verdict will prevent lead poisoning of children from paint in their homes. This decision establishes important legal precedent, holds companies accountable." SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mary Alexander, San Francisco victims' rights attorney, co-lead counsel of a case that has won a $1.15 billion verdict against the world's largest paint...

2014-04-17 23:14:19

California mortgage company, Blue Home Loans, Inc., takes a look at current mortgage rate trends and gives some advice for those who are looking for the best possible home loan rates. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 A slow in the buying spree for fixed income securities (including MBS which influence mortgage rates) caused by yesterday’s geopolitical headlines moved mortgage rates slightly up today. Despite losing yesterday’s gains, however, mortgage rates are still near recent...

2014-04-17 23:08:03

With Easter right around the corner, World Gardens Café presents a safe gluten-free candy list for you and the whole family to enjoy! You don’t have to worry about the contents of your child’s Easter basket this year! Keep this list handy when the Easter Bunny hops by your house. Upland, California (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 We know how stressful label reading is, and with all the hectic prep for holidays it is hard to watch what goes into your child’s mouth every second. It can...

2014-04-17 23:06:40

Dr. Rami Batniji announces the April opening of his second office. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 After years of planning, Dr. Batniji is happy to finally open the doors to his newest California clinic. Located in the heart of Beverly Hills, this state-of-the-art facility provides an innovative office-suite, with multiple treatment rooms to make appointments fast and easy. Staffed by a handpicked, dedicated team of nurses, aestheticians, and patient care coordinators, Batniji...

2014-04-17 23:04:03

San Diego-based interactive marketing agency, Thunder SEO, continues to add new members to their team and announced this week they have hired a new Content Specialist. San Diego, California (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Thunder SEO, an interactive marketing agency in San Diego, California, continues to add new members to their team and announced this week they have hired Christin Bailey, a new Content Specialist. In 2013, Thunder SEO was named one of the “100 Fastest-Growing Private...

2014-04-17 23:01:33

The Firm is actively evaluating Byetta lawsuit claims on behalf of diabetics who allegedly developed pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer or thyroid cancer after taking the incretin mimetic. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 More than 30 federal cases have joined a federal diabetes drug litigation that includes an increasing number of Byetta lawsuit (http://www.byettalawsuit.com/) filings, as well as claims over similarly-designed medications, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. Court documents...

2014-04-17 23:00:48

Celebrate Earth Day with Aston Hotels & Resorts on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Book a stay at any of Aston’s 27 hotels, resorts, villas and cottages in Hawaii, California, Nevada and Florida on Earth Day, and we’ll make a donation to the Hawaiian Legacy Reforestation Initiative on the Island of Hawaii. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Celebrate Earth Day with Aston Hotels & Resorts on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Book a stay at any of Aston’s 27 hotels, resorts, villas and...

2014-04-17 20:22:13

Dr. Cynthia Lee Jackson of La Mesa & Alpine, California has been honored with a recognition by San Diego Magazine in its selection of "2014 Top Dentists and Specialists." LA MESA AND ALPINE, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the April, 2014 issue of San Diego Magazine published by San Diego Magazine Publishing Company. Dr. Cynthia Lee Jackson was selected for the following honor: "2014 Top Dentists and Specialists"...


Latest California Reference Libraries

Sequoia slender salamander, Batrachoseps kawia
2014-02-06 10:04:58

The Sequoia slender salamander (Batrachoseps kawia) is a member of the Plethodontidae family. The species is native to California, ranging the western Sierra Mountains in California and the Kaweah River in Tulare County, California. The Sequoia slender salamander inhabits deciduous woodlands, mossy green areas and coniferous forests. The Sequoia slender salamander typically reaches lengths between 1.3 to 1.8 inches long from snout to vent.  As its common name implies, its small, slim body...

California slender salamander, Batrachoseps attenuatus
2014-02-04 09:23:14

The California slender salamander (Batrachoseps attenuatus) is a member of the Plethodontidae family of salamander species. The species is native to California and southwest Oregon. The California slender salamander ranges from central California, north along the coast and ranges into Oregon and in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. The California slender salamander grows to lengths between 3 to 5.5 inches. As its name implies, a slim body with short limbs gives this salamander...

California giant salamander, Dicamptodon ensatus
2014-02-04 09:07:49

The California giant salamander (Dicamptodon ensatus) is a member of the Dicamptodontidae family. The species is native only to northern California. The California giant salamander inhabits moist, coastal forests or streams, lakes and ponds. Some of the species may remain gilled aquatic creatures, while others transform and become terrestrial land creatures. The California giant is nocturnal and most of its life is spent hiding and burrowing. Typically, the California giant salamander...

Plumas National Forest
2014-01-20 10:17:50

Plumas National Forest is a 1,146,000-acre United States National Forest located in the Sierra Nevada, in northern California. Roughly 85 percent of Plumas National Forest lies in Plumas County, but smaller portions can be found in eastern Butte, northern Sierra, southern Lassen, and northeastern Yuba counties. The Plumas National Forest Supervisor’s office can be found in Quincy, California. There are local ranger district offices located in Blairsden, Oroville, and Quincy. It is...

Tree Poppy, Dendromecon
2014-01-12 09:12:54

Dendromecon is a genus of shrubs or small trees. The genus may also be referred as the Tree poppy. Dendromecon can be found in California and northern Baja California. Dendromecon plants typically produce evergreen leaves that grow between 1.2 to 3.9 inches long. Its leaves have a narrow oval shape and taper to a point towards the end. The genus is known to have flowers that are yellow in coloration and shed after pollination. The Dendromecon genus consists of Dendromecon harfordii...

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