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2014-07-22 12:27:48

Impact on Health Not the Only Issue in Unregulated Industry MADISON, Conn., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers curious about trying e-cigarettes are being swindled in droves by unscrupulous companies advertising free trials and special deals, according to an analysis of nearly 600 consumer complaints to the FTC by advocacy group truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org). The advertising watchdog launched an investigation into the rapidly growing industry after receiving...

2014-07-22 12:23:03

BOSTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arthur J. Hurley Company, an 85 year old family-owned distributor of electrical wire and cable, proudly announces the appointment of Jim Clark as the Executive Vice President and CFO; Kevin Sodden as the Company's Account Manager for the Utility / Municipal / Engineering market in New England and Camilo Pereira as the Company's Business Manager in charge of key national accounts and overall expansion in the transit, utility and construction...

2014-07-19 08:20:37

BOSTON, July 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blast Fitness is excited to announce the construction of a brand-new health club at 983 New Britain Ave in West Hartford, CT! This new remarkable facility will replace the old Blast Fitness (former Bally Total Fitness) on New Britain Ave (located less than half a mile away). For the convenience of our members, we will provide a seamless transfer to the new facility at no cost. This new West Hartford location will be Connecticut's premier health...

2014-07-17 23:07:49

"Lung Talk," the new patient-centered educational video series, will support the reduction of repeat hospitalizations related to COPD, improve the quality of life for patients with COPD and encourage better disease self-management. Wethersfield, Conn. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Qualidigm, the mission-driven national health care consulting company in Wethersfield, Conn, plans to launch patient and healthcare provider educational materials on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...

2014-07-17 12:29:49

MERIDEN, Conn., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Protein Sciences Corporation announced today that they have partnered with physicians from Velocity Urgent Care and launched a new initiative called Health-At-Work that offers on site influenza and other vaccinations to employers in Connecticut and surrounding regions. Unlike many vaccination providers, Health-At-Work offers the egg-free, highly pure Flublok influenza vaccine in the convenience of the employer's workplace. Employers can...

2014-07-17 08:33:41

STAMFORD, Conn., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decisyon, Inc., provider of the industry's only unified, collaborative business intelligence (BI) and performance management platform, today announced the addition of Alain Benzaken, Chief Technology Officer of the Americas and Matt Urbancic, Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Solutions to the Decisyon executive team. Today's move further reinforces Decisyon's strategic expansion into the U.S. market. "The years of...

2014-07-17 08:27:06

STAMFORD, Conn., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Affinion Group, Inc. will hold an informational call to discuss the results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. (ET) on Thursday, July 31, 2014. The conference call will be broadcast live and can be accessed by dialing 1.866.394.8483 (domestic) or 1.706.758.1455 (international) and entering passcode 75265439. Interested parties should call at least ten (10) minutes prior to the call to register. The company will also provide...

2014-07-16 12:24:51

The country's oldest continuously published newspaper marks 250 years of delivering the moments that make history HARTFORD, Conn., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It was nearly 12 years before the Declaration of Independence was signed that another important and historic work was printed -- the very first edition of what is today The Hartford Courant. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140716/127622 The Hartford Courant, the nation's oldest continuously published newspaper, is marking its...

2014-07-16 08:28:03

FDA also approves the use of two Butrans patches for dose adjustments in appropriate chronic pain patients STAMFORD, Conn., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Purdue Pharma L.P. announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new 7.5 mcg/hour dosage strength of Butrans(®) (buprenorphine) Transdermal System CIII. Five strengths of Butrans will now be available: 5 mcg/hour, 7.5 mcg/hour, 10 mcg/hour, 15 mcg/hour and 20 mcg/hour. The Butrans Transdermal System is also...

2014-07-15 23:09:38

Dr. Shaun Williams, a fertility specialist with Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT), has been chosen by patients for his excellence in fertility care. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Based on patient input, Dr. Shaun C. Williams of Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) is a Vitals Top Ten Doctor. Vitals, which is an online resource for patients to rate and find doctors, analyzes online patient reviews about several components of care, including bedside manner,...


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2012-06-14 10:57:58

Symbol: RURO4 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: RubusrossbergianusBlanch. distribution:USA(CT, MA, RI, VT) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida –...

2012-06-18 04:57:55

Symbol: CRPE17 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: CrataeguspequotorumSarg. distribution:USA(CT) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons...

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2005-05-26 11:32:33

Chalcocite, copper(I) sulfide (Cu2S), is an important copper mineral ore. It is opaque, being colored dark-gray to black with a metallic luster. It has a hardness of 2½ - 3. It is a sulfide with an orthorhombic crystal system. Chalcocite is sometimes found as a primary vein mineral in hydrothermal veins. However, most chalcocite occurs in the supergene enriched environment below the oxidation zone of copper deposits as a result of the leaching of copper from the oxidized minerals. It is...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'