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2014-07-18 23:06:05

Gorav Bohil, MD, FACEP Welcomed to His New Role Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Gorav Bohil, MD, FACEP as the Medical Director of its new Southeast Allen facility. “We are pleased to announce Dr. Bohil will be leading our newest facility in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency...

2014-07-18 23:04:56

Living along the Gulf Coast, AltaPointe staff members are no strangers to tropical trouble. Since hurricane season officially began June 1, it is a high priority for staff members to know how to be ready to respond in case 2014 is the year for that “big” storm. AltaPointe's Environment of Care put its plan to the test by holding a hurricane drill. Mobile, Ala. (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 It’s a scenario you prepare for, but hope to never experience. AltaPointe Health Systems’...

2014-07-18 12:25:35

ATLANTA, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes located in Minnesota as a result of heavy precipitation, flooding and hail on June 11-18, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO The disaster...

2014-07-18 11:24:04

PLOS How Helicobacter pylori identifies and colonizes sites of small injury in the stomach Helicobacter pylori infection promotes stomach ulcers and cancer. How H. pylori initially interacts with and irritates gastric tissue is not well understood. An article published on July 17th in PLOS Pathogens now describes that H. pylori rapidly identifies and colonizes sites of minor injuries in the stomach, almost immediately interferes with healing at those injury sites, and so promotes...

Cinnamon helps fight bacteria
2014-07-18 08:33:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Bacteria are frequently the cause of severe foodborne illnesses, but new research appearing in a recent edition of the journal Food Control reveals that a common cooking spice could effectively help combat pathogens such as E. coli. In the study, scientists from Washington State University report that Cinnamomum cassia oil killed multiple strains of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (also known to the US Centers for Disease...

2014-07-17 23:09:58

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman says building a truck ramp and increasing truck traffic near a recreation center where hundreds of children play each day, raises big safety concerns. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 A piece of construction equipment from a city construction site on the Upper East Side flew up and crashed through a window of the Asphalt Green recreation center, injuring a woman who was exercising. According to CBS News (7.9.14), two construction...

2014-07-17 23:05:05

Hastings & Hastings, a Phoenix-based discount personal injury law firm that offers free consultations, announces discount attorney’s fees with regard to personal injury cases. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Hastings & Hastings, a Phoenix-based discount personal injury law firm that offers free consultations announces discount attorney’s fees with regard to personal injury cases. As a law firm that has been helping accident victims that have been injured through no fault of...

2014-07-17 23:01:23

AlertID, your family and neighborhood safety network, continues its dramatic growth and now has members in more than 104,000 neighborhoods across the country, up from 72,000 six months ago. Las Vegas, Nevada; San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 AlertID, your family and neighborhood safety network, continues its dramatic growth and now has: Members in more than 104,000 neighborhoods across the country, up from 72,000 six months ago, Sent more than 140 million safety...

2014-07-17 20:20:32

Pegasus Legal Funding offers assistance to victims of trucking accidents NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tracy Morgan isn't taking the accident he endured last month lightly. The comedian and several other passengers were severely injured and fellow comedian James McNair was killed, when an allegedly drowsy Walmart truck driver crashed into Morgan's limousine on the New Jersey Turnpike. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140123/NY51061LOGO Morgan and three other...

2014-07-17 16:28:35

LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Public Safety LTE & Mobile Broadband Market: 2014 - 2020https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2042118/The-Public-Safety-LTE--Mobile-Broadband-Market-2014---2020.htmlConsidering its thriving ecosystem, spectrum flexibility and performance metrics, public safety organizations worldwide recognize LTE as the de-facto standard for mission critical mobile broadband communications.With spectrum...


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Mercury Park Lane 1959
2014-04-17 12:46:27

Mercury automobiles was a brand of vehicles as a subsidy of the Ford Motor Company. It was established by the Edsel Ford in 1938. The Mercury brand was a luxury vehicle placed between the high end Ford and the base Lincoln models. In 1945, Mercury became half of the Lincoln division until it was phased out in 2011. The last Mercury produced was a Grand Marquis which left the assembly line on January 4, 2011. From 1958 to 1960, Edsel brand models were part of the Lincoln-Mercury group. The...

Hualālai
2014-04-10 12:06:55

Hualālai is a dormant shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and is one of five volcanoes that form the island. It reaches an elevation of 8,271 feet and is thought to have emerged from the sea about 300,000 years ago, making it the third youngest volcano on the island. Its shape is rough compared to younger volcanoes and it holds three rift zones that are covered with over one hundred cinder cones and spatter cones. Although it does not hold a caldera at its summit, it does...

Zubair Group
2014-04-10 10:08:46

Zubair Group, also known as Zubayr Group or Al Zubair Group, is a chain of volcanic islands belonging to Yemen that are located on top of a shield volcano in the Red Sea. Zubair Group The largest island, known as Zubair, is among the youngest islands, which also include Saba, Saddle, and Haycock. The shield volcano underneath the islands began a period of eruptions and eventually quieted down, followed by a period of explosive and effusive eruptions that formed the islands that are present...

Kohala
2014-04-10 10:03:58

Kohala is an extinct shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and reaches an elevation of 5,480 feet. It is one of five volcanoes that comprise the island of Hawaii and is thought to be about one million years old, although it only emerged from the sea about 500,000 years ago. Because its last eruption is thought to have occurred about 120,000 years ago, based on studies conducted on hardened lava flows, this volcano is not thought to pose a threat to inhabitants on the island....

Askja
2014-04-09 16:13:20

Askja is an active stratovolcano that is located in the isolated central highlands in Iceland. It reaches an elevation of 4,974 feet and its name literally means caldera, or box, in the Icelandic language. The area can only be reached during a period of a few months and because it located in the rain shadow of the Vatnajökull glacier to the northeast, it only receives 17.7 inches of rain per year. One of Askja’s smaller craters holds a lake known as Öskjuvatn, which is often frozen over...

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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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