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2014-08-21 12:30:06

She and Husband, David, Resting at Undisclosed Location CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nancy Writebol, the SIM missionary stricken with Ebola Virus Disease and undergoing treatment in an isolation unit at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, has tested clear of the virus and was discharged from the hospital on Tuesday, Aug. 19. She and her husband, David, have gone to an undisclosed location to rest and spend time with one another. Writebol is one of two patients...

2014-08-20 23:08:58

Dr. Patrick Broome, cosmetic dentist at the Charlotte Center for Cosmetic Dentistry, provides insight into maintaining oral health and explains the recent confusion highlighted by a new study about the most effective method for brushing teeth. Charlotte, North Carolina (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 In a recent article published by the BBC, findings from a University College London (UCL) study showed that dental experts from around the world drastically disagreed on what method of brushing teeth...

2014-08-19 12:24:41

Charlotte-Based Digital Agency Celebrates Continued Growth and Transforms Brand CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Studiobanks today announced a significant brand evolution that includes a new website, logo and transformation to a new company name, Union. With the rise of mobile, social and greater digital marketing expectations, the Union rebrand reflects the agency's dramatic progression and expansion over the past several years. Once a small design firm, Studiobanks...

2014-08-18 12:28:58

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orleans Homes, one of the nation's Top 100 Builders, is excited to announce the grand opening of its much-anticipated Trillium community in Mooresville, N.C. Trillium will include 64 single-family homesites, many with breathtaking views of Lake Norman. The community possesses a feeling of remoteness and exclusivity, while maintaining access to the everyday necessities -- many within walking distance -- and excellent Iredell County...

2014-08-18 12:22:24

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As scammers continue to target the customers of utility service providers across the country, Duke Energy is reminding its customers not to fall victim to fraudulent activity. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO "Unfortunately, we continue to receive reports across our service areas of individuals impersonating Duke Energy employees to steal money from our customers," said Gayle Lanier, Duke Energy's senior vice president of...

2014-08-15 23:05:45

Ablative device manufacturer sponsors international focal therapy symposium, highlights HIFU sessions and invites international attendees to connect with key opinion leaders and company management. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 SonaCare Medical, LLC, the global leader in urologic high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU), is proud to provide platinum support for the upcoming 7th International Symposium on Focal Therapy and Imaging in Prostate & Kidney Cancer. This year’s...

2014-08-15 23:01:54

LINET, a leader in healthcare technology, has been announced as the 2014 recipient of the Healthy Charlotte Award, in the small company division. (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 LINET is pleased to receive the Healthy Charlotte Award from the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce at the Healthcare Summit 2014 held at The Westin Charlotte on August 15th, 2014. LINET recently launched a new corporate social responsibility and employee wellness program called What Matters Most. The program is named in...

2014-08-15 12:25:20

The American Legion will hold a town hall meeting and set up its next veterans crisis center during its 96th national convention WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion is sending a team of its experts to Charlotte, N.C., to conduct a town hall meeting and set up a Veterans Crisis Command Center (VCCC) to help veterans and family members affected by delays in medical care and benefits claims processing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Verna...

2014-08-14 23:08:43

True crime author Janice Holly Booth responds to untimely death of beloved comedian Robin Williams. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 In the wake of Robin Williams’ suicide, there is one question on the minds of those who mourn his passing: how could someone with everything – dazzling talent, financial and creative success, respect of his peers, a loving family, and adoration from his fans – feel that there was so little to live for that he took his own life? “Severe...

2014-08-14 16:26:28

Seeking Innovation Ideas Addressing All Areas Related To Hazardous Waste Disposal CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Nation Medical, a health care innovation marketplace, today announced a worldwide search for ideas to improve the disposal of hazardous waste material in hospitals and healthcare facilities. The search seeks to address one of the most inefficient and costly areas of opportunity within healthcare. Innovation ideas including, but not limited to, new...


Latest CHARLOTTE Reference Libraries

2012-06-14 13:29:13

Symbol: PHNA Group: Dicot Family: Hydrophyllaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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2005-06-23 13:09:02

Strelitzia is a South African genus of perennial plants named after the duchy of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, birthplace of Queen Charlotte of the United Kingdom. The common name of the genus is Bird of Paradise because of the resemblance of its flowers to the bird of that name. It is the city flower of Los Angeles. The genus is sometimes included in the banana family, Musaceae.

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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