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2010-05-18 14:25:00

NEW YORK, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - GoIP Global Inc. (GOIG.pk) and Cord Blood America (CBAI.OB) today announced that Cord Blood America will use the following text prompts in their advertising for investors and consumers to easily connect. The following text prompts are being deployed: Text CBAI to 46800 - for Investor Relations Text STEMCELLS to 46800 Text CORDBLOOD to 46800 Text CORCELL to 46800 Text CORDBLOODAMERICA to 46800...

2010-04-06 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- FamilyCord, a subsidiary of California Cryobank, announced the recent asset acquisition of Vista Cord, a regional cord blood bank primarily servicing the southern US states. In conjunction with the FDA and cryogenic transport experts, FamilyCord has successfully relocated all cord blood units to their state-of-the-art facility in Los Angeles. "We worked with the FDA to ensure the quality and integrity of the units was maintained at all times during...

2010-02-10 08:47:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank announced today that it is partnering with the Memorial Healthcare System, the fifth-largest public healthcare system in the nation, to collect umbilical cord blood that will be placed in a global registry for patients in need of a potentially life-saving transplant. "The exclusive agreement with Memorial Healthcare System will allow CORD:USE to continue building the National Cord Blood Inventory with racially and ethnically...

2010-02-04 19:18:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank and its program at South Miami Hospital are being featured on CNN en Espanol's show "Salud." This story on the importance of cord blood donation aired this week and can be seen Friday, February 5 at 9:30 a.m. EST and Sunday, February 7 at 9 a.m. EST and 3 p.m. EST on CNN en Espanol. Additionally, the story can be viewed at www.corduse.com by clicking on this press release on the front page. "As CNN en Espanol broadcasts all...

2009-12-09 07:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank is proud to announce that the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank a three-year, multi-million dollar contract to expand the supply of cord blood units for the National Cord Blood Inventory (NCBI). "Being a NCBI bank is a prestigious designation which further validates the procedures and operations which CORD:USE utilizes...

2009-10-15 04:45:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovelis proudly announces the release of CordFits, which enable instant headphone cord length customization and tangle-free cord storage. Headphone designers include extra cord length to ensure the cord is never too short. This approach ensures the cord is never too short, but it often forces the cord to be too long. "CordFits prevent the extra cord length from getting in people's way," said Wes Schwie, Vice President of Marketing. CordFits let...

2009-01-22 06:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank is honored to announce that it has been accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy ("FACT"). CORD:USE is a leading public cord blood bank that specializes in the collection, processing, storage and distribution of donated cord blood. Cord blood has already been used for transplantation in more than 14,000 patients with over 70 life-threatening diseases such as leukemia, lymphoma, thalassemia, and...

2005-11-08 16:36:58

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican chairman of the House Resources Committee on Tuesday proposed waiving fees on collecting firewood in U.S. national forests as a way to help "families cope with the high costs of home heating" this winter. Natural gas household heating costs in the U.S. Midwest will soar by nearly 50 percent this winter while heating oil in the Northeast will rise by 25 percent, according to government estimates. "Rural American families who depend on firewood to...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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