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2014-04-22 12:30:03

Hospitals, Patients Encouraged to Prevent the Spread of Antimicrobial Resistant Bacteria with Safe Hand Hygiene Practices CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deb Group, creators of the DebMed® Group Monitoring System(TM) (GMS) and a range of hand hygiene and sanitizer products, announces today its support of the annual WHO Save Lives: Clean Your Hands Day. Recognized around the globe each year on May 5, the WHO campaign shines a light on the role of hand hygiene in...

2014-04-22 12:21:49

Majority of Millennials would consider moving for better transit options, aspire to be less reliant on a car to get around NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A large majority of Millennials want access to better transit options and the ability to be less reliant on a car, according to a new survey of Millennials in 10 major U.S. cities, released today by The Rockefeller Foundation and Transportation for America. More than half (54%) of Millennials surveyed say they would consider...

2014-04-21 16:21:31

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Refuse/recycling fleet operators can see three of the latest cab modifications from Fontaine Modification Vocational Services at WasteExpo 2014, April 29 through May 1, in Atlanta, Ga. Vehicles featuring different Fontaine steering conversions will be on display in the Freightliner Trucks booth (#1022) and GSP Marketing booth (#1328). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140421/76836 In the Freightliner booth, a refuse truck built...

2014-04-21 08:23:12

- Salute Tour Kicks Off September 10 - LOS ANGELES, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International group Little Mix has announced their first ever North American headlining tour set for Fall 2014. Produced and promoted by Live Nation, the energetic dance-intensive Salute Tour will kick off Wednesday, Sept. 10 in Boca Raton, Fla. with the group making stops in major cities including New York, N.Y., Los Angeles, Calif., Houston, Texas, and Charlotte, N.C. (see below for a full list...

2014-04-18 23:01:37

Duke Energy Corporate Executive Richard “Stick” Williams to deliver keynote address at the Y’s 27th gathering for prayer and praise. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 The YMCA of Greater Charlotte is hosting its 27th Annual YMCA Community Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, April 24 in the Crown Ballroom at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The inspirational event will include a keynote address about the praise from Richard “Stick” Williams, Duke Energy Vice President of Corporate Community...

2014-04-18 23:01:18

Looking for a great summer body? Well, look no further because at Gold's Gym Charlotte Epicentre, the health club offers the best in personal training, group classes, functional training and so much more. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 By now, a large portion of gym goers have given up on their New Year’s Resolutions to get in better shape. But here at Gold’s Gym Charlotte Epicentre, we are packed with the best group classes and great gym equipment and moving towards our...

2014-04-17 23:03:46

From bombings to stabbings to mass murders, violence is sometimes a byproduct of untreated mental illness. New book, A Voice out of Nowhere: Inside the mind of a mass murderer, details what can happen when symptoms are ignored. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 What would possess a quiet, 16-year-old boy to launch an unprovoked knife attack on his classmates, wounding 21 of them, some critically? Why would 25-year-old Kevin Edson commit a bomb hoax at the heavily guarded Boston...

2014-04-17 23:02:01

Ford Motor Company’s iconic pony car, the Mustang, turns 50 this year and is being celebrated in style this week in Charlotte, NC. Visitors to the Mustang 50th Birthday Celebration will be delighted by roaring exhaust notes, high octane fumes, immaculate paint jobs, classic pony cars and modern renditions of a venerable classic. Worthington, OH (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Ford Motor Company’s iconic pony car, the Mustang, turns 50 this year and is being celebrated in style this week in...

2014-04-17 12:23:52

CITGO Teams Up with Local Marketer to Sponsor the Charlotte Mountain Bike Series CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North Carolina-based CITGO Marketer Nisbet Oil and CITGO Petroleum Corporation have teamed up to sponsor the Charlotte Mountain Bike Series. The series features mountain bike races for all age and skill groups on Wednesday nights from April through August in the greater Charlotte area, bringing the community together to encourage healthy, active lifestyles...

2014-04-16 16:30:05

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- High manufacturer pricing for most branded diabetic testing products and the recent reduction in insurance reimbursement rates have coupled to reduce retailer and provider margins. To provide retailers serving the more than 25 million Americans with diabetes with a new solution, UniStrip Technologies introduces its first generic blood glucose test strip for use in LifeScan's® OneTouch® Ultra family of meters. Developed and tested...


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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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