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2014-05-28 08:31:29

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) announced today that it has reached a comprehensive settlement of state and federal cases in the U.S. litigation regarding Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) in the amount of $650 million. "Time and again, the benefits and safety of PRADAXA have been confirmed," said Desiree Ralls-Morrison, senior vice president and general counsel, Boehringer Ingelheim USA Corporation. "BI stands resolutely behind PRADAXA and...

2014-05-27 23:11:49

VA misread signs media would uncover wait-time problems & should have taken corrective action Ridgefield, Connecticut (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 If the Veterans Administration had properly prepared for crisis, it could have fixed the massive wait-time problems that have caused public criticism about some veterans dying during waiting time to see a VA doctor, announced Crisis PR expert Brian Dobson of Dobson Communications, online at http://www.DobsonPR.com. The VA misread signs media would...

2014-05-27 16:22:49

9th Consecutive Month of News Audience Growth NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All around the clock Connecticut viewers turned to WTNH News 8 during the May sweeps period. News 8's 7% year-over-year growth in all household news ratings from 5a-12m will represent the 9(th) consecutive month of news audience growth for the station. In addition, News 8's newly launched local sports show, SportzEdge Tonight, brought the 10:45-11p time period on MyTV9 up by 17% and the...

2014-05-26 23:00:08

Incidental chest computed tomography (CT) findings can help identify individuals at risk for future heart attacks and other cardiovascular events, according to a new study published online, May 27, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, Ill (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 Incidental chest computed tomography (CT) findings can help identify individuals at risk for future heart attacks and other cardiovascular events, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. “In addition to...

2014-05-22 23:11:34

Effective June 2014, Urgent Care of Connecticut will operate under the new name PhysicianOne Urgent Care. Patients can expect the same top-notch service and care under the new banner. Southbury, CT (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Urgent Care of Connecticut announced today that, effective June 2014, it will operate under the new name PhysicianOne Urgent Care. “Both the name and the visual identity for PhysicianOne Urgent Care exemplifies the professionalism and experience our doctors and support...

2014-05-22 23:10:51

Total Communications, Incorporated, a regional leader in business IT and communication technology, announces the acquisition of the voice and data division of Business Electronics, Incorporated (BEI) of Cheshire, Connecticut. East Hartford, CT (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Total Communications, Incorporated, a regional leader in business IT and communication technology, today announced the acquisition of the voice and data division of Business Electronics, Incorporated (BEI) of Cheshire,...

2014-05-22 23:08:41

The Urgent Care Association of America's certification of all ASAP Urgent Care's Connecticut clinics means less worry for patients, as a team of experts has examined the facilities to ensure they meet the highest urgent care standards. The certification demonstrates an ongoing commitment to providing patients with access to appropriate levels of care. Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 ASAP Urgent Care locations in Milford and North Haven, Connecticut have received the Urgent Care...

2014-05-22 23:00:59

New London, CT, periodontist, Dr. Gregory Toback, is now certified in The Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique™, a minimally invasive alternative to traditional gum grafting surgery. New London, CT (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Dr. Gregory Toback, a New London, CT, periodontist, is now certified to offer a minimally invasive treatment alternative for repairing gum recession. As one of the first dental professionals in the country to undergo training for The Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique™, Dr....

2014-05-22 16:28:12

Global Hospitality Leader to Expand at Building and Land Technology's One StarPoint Office Property, Supporting State and Local Economic Development STAMFORD, Conn., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building and Land Technology announced today that Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. has signed a new 430,000-square-foot, 20-year lease for its expanded global headquarters at One StarPoint in Harbor Point, renewing and significantly growing the company's long-term commitment to...

2014-05-22 12:29:46

Do Aspen's Bylaws Create a Path for an Unsolicited Offer to Succeed? WESTPORT, Conn., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Connecticut Financial News, a subscription based news service reporting on event driven situations, has recently published an updated story in its coverage of the ongoing unsolicited approach for Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (AHL) by Endurance Specialty Holdings Limited (ENH). Market participants and other press outlets have been posing the question of how Endurance...


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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
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.