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2011-08-25 12:49:00

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent controversy over prostate specific antigen (PSA) screening for middle-aged men does not diminish the critical importance of a health test that spares thousands of lives annually, says an expert who practices medicine in a state where more men die of prostate cancer than in any other. With September as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Stephen Taylor of Concord-based Pacific Urology says that with one in six men...

2011-08-18 07:20:00

CONCORD, Calif., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As millions continue to be unemployed, print and packaging companies contract hired guns to steal employees from their competitors. The trend has reached a furious pace with requests for people doubling. Rather than working to transition new people into the industry, companies pay big fees to firms to steal their competitors' best employees. The aging printing industry and the charge towards digital technology are creating a widening gap...

2011-08-15 13:00:00

CONCORD, N.C., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of food products throughout all channels of the supply chain, recently recognized Cardinal Logistics Management Corporation as one of its Top 100 3PL and Cold Storage Providers. The annual list includes third-party logistics and cold storage providers that are helping food, beverage and consumer packaged goods companies gain a competitive logistical advantage....

2011-07-27 12:43:00

CONCORD, Calif., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Although one of the world's oldest medical procedures, male circumcision has become a hotly-contested topic amongst lawmakers, influential groups and the general public across the globe from San Francisco to sub-Saharan Africa. On November 8, San Francisco residents will vote on the so-called Male Mutilation Bill, potentially outlawing the procedure. But for parents of infant boys, circumcision offers both pros and cons, says Dr. Jeremy Lieb,...

2011-07-09 00:00:29

Concord, California hospital seeing 97 percent uptime from its combined heat and power modules. Carson City, NV (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 It didn't take long for John Muir Medical Center to experience the exceptional efficiency of Elite Energy Systems' combined heat and power (CHP) solutions. A study conducted nine months after the hospital's CHP system went online shows the application to be operating at 97 percent uptime. Thanks to the dependability of this system, John Muir is able to...

2011-06-24 08:00:00

CONCORD, Mass., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Molecular Workbench software (http://mw.concord.org) developed by the Concord Consortium was awarded a SPORE Prize, Science Magazine announced today. The Science Prize for Online Resources in Education (SPORE) has been established by the American Association for the Advancement of Science to "encourage innovation and excellence in education, as well as to encourage the use of high-quality on-line resources by students, teachers,...

2011-06-22 09:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeannine Gingras, M.D., a nationally and internationally recognized expert in sleep disorders, has opened Gingras Sleep Medicine in Charlotte and Concord, North Carolina. Dr. Gingras treats infants, children, teens and adults and practices sleep medicine exclusively. She sees patients for all sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, insomnia, snoring, sleepwalking, restless legs syndrome, periodic limb movement disorder, narcolepsy, and...

2011-06-21 13:25:00

CONCORD, Calif., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With research studies showing the incidence of kidney stones on the rise in the last 30 years, Californians should be mindful that today's arrival of summer increases risks, say experts at one of Northern California's largest urological medical practices. About one in 300 Americans suffer kidney stones annually, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). In California, doctors say the incidence rises each year along with outside...

2011-06-09 12:38:00

CONCORD, N.C., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Supply & Demand Chain Executive recently announced the Top 100 Great Supply Chain Projects ranking Cardinal Hosted Logistics, a provider of customized dedicated technology solutions, among their top nominees for 2011. Cardinal Hosted Logistics, a division of Cardinal Logistics Management Corporation, was nominated for its advanced applications that provide efficient logistics management. Cardinal, a leading dedicated transportation provider,...

2011-06-09 00:00:30

America Towing is now providing its towing services for motorcycles. They have acquired new equipment to help stranded motorists and to improve their towing services and roadside assistance. Concord, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) June 07, 2011 Motorcyclists no longer have to worry about their motorcycle stranding them somewhere. America Towing of Contra Costa is now offering a secure way for towing services and providing roadside assistance for motorcycles. They have acquired new equipment to handle...


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2012-06-18 05:00:50

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