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2014-08-18 12:27:18

OTTAWA, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada is advising healthcare professionals and Canadians that it has implemented labelling changes for the class of drugs known as controlled-release opioid pain medicines, to enhance their safe and appropriate use. The changes provide standardized wording that more clearly outlines the risks and safety concerns associated with controlled-release opioids. The updated guidance also encourages more appropriate patient selection and monitoring....

2014-08-18 12:27:00

Share your messages of hope and inspiration ahead of this year's Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Leading up to October's Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure, CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) is inviting Canadians to share messages of hope and inspiration to family and friends who have been touched by breast cancer on a dedicated "Wall of Hope" in CIBC branches across Canada. As the presenting sponsor, CIBC will...

2014-08-18 12:20:48

MONTREAL, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - JJ Ruest, executive vice-president and chief marketing officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), will address the Cowen and Company 7(th) Annual Global Transportation & Aerospace/Defense Conference in Boston, MA, on Sept. 3, 2014, starting at 1.55 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Ruest will discuss how CN's focus on customer engagement and operational and service excellence is helping the company's customers compete better in their end markets...

2014-08-18 08:25:28

First chance at tickets for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games, starting September 15 Tickets start at $20 at TORONTO2015.org/tickets TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - It's time to start planning where you want to be in the summer of 2015! Starting less than a month from today, nab your front-row seat to history when the best athletes from Canada and 40 other countries and territories come to compete at the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games. The Pan Am schedule for sport competitions and the Opening and...

2014-08-18 08:22:20

BELLEDUNE, NB, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today spoke of the important role Canada's marine ports play in supporting trade and economic growth in a speech to the 56(th) annual conference of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities, hosted by the Belledune Port Authority. Building on this year's conference theme of 'Anchors Away', Minister Raitt highlighted the opportunities and challenges in global shipping for Canada's ports, while promoting...

2014-08-16 23:03:20

With Over 150 AndroGel Lawsuits Pending In The U.S., A Class Action Testosterone Therapy Lawsuit Has Been Filed In Canada Contending AbbVie Failed To Disclose The Health Risks Associated With The Testosterone Treatment Drug AndroGel Reports Wright & Schulte LLC Columbus, OH (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 The product liability lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC have recently learned that a AndroGel class action lawsuit has been filed in London, Ontario, Canada (Court File No. 3704CP/14)...

2014-08-16 23:02:45

JobWorxx is a new project that is merging the concept of LinkedIn Profiles along with matchmaking technologies similar to those utilized by some dating sites. Parksville, Canada (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 Most websites and apps that are designed to help you find a job typically just list various job openings by category. JobWorxx is attempting to go even further by not only helping people more easily search for jobs or allowing employers to search through a pool of potential hires, but will...

2014-08-16 23:01:19

Improving corporate profit and rising business sentiment will encourage new investment in facilities and, therefore, demand for business plans and risk management services. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Scientific and Economic Consulting industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 Firms in the Scientific and Economic Consulting industry provide guidance and advisory services to businesses,...

2014-08-16 16:21:01

OTTAWA, Aug. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada regularly undertakes evidence-based communications to raise awareness about serious public health issues. From 2007 to 2012, for example, as part of the government's National Anti-Drug Strategy, the Department developed the DrugsNot4Me mass media campaign. The Department also engages with partners on smoking cessation campaigns like "Break It Off". As standard practice, the Department seeks partnerships and invites health professionals...

2014-08-16 16:21:00

OTTAWA, Aug. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Apotex, in consultation with Health Canada, is recalling one lot (KY6601) of Apo-Mycophenolic Acid due to a package labelling error. The product is used to prevent organ rejection in patients receiving a kidney transplant. The French statement on the outer carton indicates that each tablet contains 180 mg of the medicine. The actual tablets in the package contain the correct strength of 360 mg. The rest of the carton, the leaflets, the blister...


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Hoodoo Mountain
2014-08-19 10:23:50

Hoodoo Mountain is flat-topped stratovolcano that is located in British Columbia, Canada and is part of the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province and the Pacific Ring of Fire. It is thought to be potentially active and was named for the needle like projections that protrude from it. These lava spines, or hoodoos, reach heights of 492 feet, making it the most distinct mountain in that area of the Boundary Ranges. Hoodoo Mountain is primarily flat-topped, which led volcanologist Jack Souther...

Canadienne Cattle
2014-07-14 11:38:56

The Canadienne is a breed of dairy cattle that originated in Canada during the 1600s. It also goes by the names Black Canadienne, French Canadienne and Black Jersey and are the only dairy cattle developed in Canada. It is believed the Canadienne is decedents of the Guernsey, Jersey and Kerry cattle breeds. In 1850 the majority of the cattle were Canadienne so breeding of them was discouraged. In 1886, a herd book was established and the French Canadian Cattle Breeder’s Association was...

Canadian Speckle Park Cattle
2014-07-14 11:28:41

The Canadian Speckle Park is a breed of cattle native to the province of Saskatchewan, Canada and one of only a few breeds of cattle developed there. It is a new breed, officially recognized in 2006 by the Canadian government. The breed association was formed in 1985 with the breed being exported to the United States and Australia. The breed's development began in the 1950s by crossbreeding a roan Shorthorn heifer and a Black Angus bull. The offspring became spotted and a new breed was...

HTT Plethore
2014-06-18 07:12:24

The HTT Plethore is developed and produced by HTT Automobile in Quebec, Canada. It is Canadian’s first supercar with its prototype being showcased at the 2007 Montreal International Auto Show under the name “Locus Plethore.” The Plethore debuted on February 16, 2011 on CBC’s The Dragon’s Den. It was pitched as Canada’s first supercar and the company was asking for a $1.5M investment. W. Brett Wilson and Robert Herjavec offered a partnership of $1 million, $500,000 in loans and...

Canadian Horse
2014-04-03 12:38:23

The Canadian horse is a breed of horse that was developed in Canada during the late seventeenth century. This breed was developed using French light and draft horses as well as some Andalusians, Arabians, Normans, and other breeds. The horse was eventually given the nickname “the little iron horse” because of its ability to withstand grueling work conditions. Initially, foals were leased or sold to clergymen and gentlemen farmers as property of the king, but population numbers grew so...

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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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