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2011-07-05 13:00:00

PLANO, Texas, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 11,000 businesses throughout North America applied for the Facebook BIG BREAK for Small Business from American Express OPEN in the spring contest, and only 10 were chosen as Finalists. May we introduce you to this Plano, TX Mother of a child with special needs, Dawn Grosvenor, who made it to the top of the list! The judging panel for American Express consisted of 4 key individuals: Laura Fink, Vice President: OPEN Social Media and Customer...

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2011-07-03 07:20:00

In a case that can only be appropriately described as ironic, Senator Jim Inhofe--the former Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and a vocal critic of global warming theory--is blaming the environment for his recent illness. Specifically, Inhofe, a 76-year-old Republican representing the state of Oklahoma, has told reporters that he believes that he suffered what Tulsa World Washington Bureau Reporter Jim Myers refers to as "a severe upper respiratory illness"...

2011-07-01 13:13:43

Integration with a picture archiving and communication system (PACS) improves radiologists' use of clinical decision support tools, according to a study in the July issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology (www.jacr.org). Decision support systems for radiologists can provide information during image interpretation that may improve diagnostic accuracy and increase radiologists' confidence. However, most decision support systems require radiologists to exit the PACS...

2011-07-01 12:34:09

A Duke University graduate student has found a way to double the battery life of mobile devices "“ such as smartphones or laptop computers "“ by making changes to WiFi technology. WiFi is a popular wireless technology that helps users download information from the Internet. Such downloads, including pictures, music and video streaming, can be a major drain of battery. The energy drain is especially severe in the presence of other WiFi devices in the neighborhood. In such cases,...

2011-07-01 08:15:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Heineken USA premiered new television advertising for the Heineken Light brand today, kicking-off a holistic summer marketing effort and debuting a new campaign under the "Be a Man of the World" platform. The film can also be viewed on Heineken's YouTube Channel and Facebook Page beginning today. Rather than settling for constantly mediocre instances and routines, the campaign celebrates consumers and their "occasionally perfect"...

2011-07-01 00:10:00

Learn easy exercises that stimulate your brain and increase energy at the lunch and learn program Central Valley Recovery, Awareness, Preventing Strokes Program (CV-RAPS"). The movements demonstrated can be done from your chair at home or at work. Stockton, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2011 Healings in Motion is presenting "Agile Aging "“ Senior Wellness" with Valerie Garrett at their monthly lunch and learn program on Wednesday, July 27th from 12:00 pm-2:00 pm at the Worknet Building, located...

2011-06-30 19:24:28

An international team including University of Pennsylvania paleontologists is unearthing the appearance of ancient animals by using the world's most powerful X-rays. New research shows how trace metals in fossils can be used to determine the pigmentation patterns of creatures dead for more than a hundred million years. The research was conducted by an international team working with Phillip Manning, an adjunct professor in the School of Arts and Sciences' Department of Earth and Environmental...

2011-06-30 04:30:00

Online Video Campaign to Celebrate Heroes for LGBTQ Young People Launches July 4, 2011 WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of Trevor Hero honoree, Daniel Radcliffe, who was recently honored by The Trevor Project as a vocal ally for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people in crisis, the suicide prevention organization will launch "Trevor Hero Week" online. Beginning Independence Day, July 4, 2011, supporters of...

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2011-06-27 10:52:04

After being hunted to local extinction more than a century ago and unable to remember their ancestral calving grounds, the southern right whales of mainland New Zealand are coming home. A new study published today has shown for the first time that whales from a small surviving population around remote, sub-Antarctic islands have found their way back to the New Zealand mainland. Before the onslaught of 19th century whaling, historical records suggest that up to 30,000 of these impressive...

2011-06-27 08:00:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eagan Orthodontics, Michigan's first African-American orthodontic business, is celebrating its 56th anniversary by awarding 56 free sets of braces to metro Detroit charities and organizations. The campaign, "SMILING IN METRO DETROIT," will provide 56 complete sets of braces for individuals who are in need of orthodontic treatment, but can't afford it at this time. At least 40 charities and organizations will each be awarded one or two...


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