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2014-10-13 20:23:12

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation received certification as a woman-owned business by the National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC), the first certifier of Women Business Enterprises. The certification gives Nephron enhanced visibility and a new competitive edge. "Nephron is excited for the recognition of being certified as a woman-owned business in October, the same month that salutes all things pink," says Mrs. Lou Kennedy,...

2014-10-13 20:23:10

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SecondOpinions.com, a division of USARAD Holdings Inc. -- a leading US Joint Commission Accredited teleradiology and telemedicine solutions provider -- and Solstice Benefits, Inc., a private exchange solution provider, have announced a strategic partnership which will enable SecondOpinions.com to promote its corporate programs through the Solstice Marketplace private exchange....

2014-10-13 16:25:13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Samuel E. Brown, renowned fertility and in vitro fertilization specialist, has assisted a South Georgia woman to achieve a world's first. The woman conceived through in vitro fertilization by using her own egg frozen at the age of 41 and then transferred back to the patient later that year as an embryo, subsequently resulting in a live birth. This is the first known documented pregnancy in the world resulting in a live birth from...

2014-10-13 16:21:46

Agreement Provides for Extra Resources to Help Restore Electric Service for Customers in the Aftermath of a Widespread, Catastrophic Natural Disaster SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The states of California and Florida are no strangers to natural disasters that can cause extensive power outages and significant damage to electric infrastructure. Whether it's an earthquake or a hurricane, employees with Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and Florida Power &...

2014-10-11 23:00:11

App allows customers to easily order refreshments from their mobile devices. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) October 12, 2014 scan4beer, the app that offers the best product ordering experience to iPhone and Android phone users, is available today on the Apple App Store and Google Play. Initially focused for golf courses, service availability is being expanded to stadiums and resorts all over the US and Canada. Jan Lübeck, lead iOS developer of the application, explains its ease of use:...

2014-10-10 23:07:47

Lisa Dwoskin’s new book guides readers on transformational journey HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Author and health and wellness expert Lisa Dwoskin incorporates exercise, nutrition and spirituality to help individuals achieve total transformation in her new lifestyle guide, “Metamorphecise: The Transformation Within” (published by Balboa Press). Dwoskin shares her own personal experiences to show readers how they, too, can transform the mind, body and soul to emerge as a...

2014-10-10 23:03:23

LeBeau Clinic Brings Revolutionary Robotic Hair Restoration Procedure to Pensacola Pensacola, Florida (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Dr. LeBeau today announced that they will now offer the ARTAS® Procedure, a minimally invasive hair restoration solution that leverages digital imaging and precision robotics for harvesting individual follicular units directly from the scalp, in Pensacola, Florida. The ARTAS System enables hair restoration physicians to target and harvest healthy follicular...

2014-10-10 23:01:24

The shoulder immobilizing sling with 10º abduction pillow is available in small, medium, and large. Palm City, Florida (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 IsoComforter, Inc., one of the nation’s premier providers of cold therapy products, announced today the introduction of the shoulder immobilizing sling with 10 degree abduction pillow. The newly designed Iso-Sling has been specifically modified for immobilizing the injured arm and shoulder to help reduce painful movement and promote...

2014-10-10 23:00:57

Robert Platshorn will be hosting his extremely exciting and informative "Meet the Experts IV" medical marijuana conference for all those wishing to gain a better understanding of medical marijuana in Florida as the vote on Amendment 2 nears. Hollywood, Florida (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Robert Platshorn, the famous marijuana supporter and advocate is proud to present his latest “Meet the Expert IV” medical marijuana business conference. The conference, which is being hosted by...

2014-10-10 12:22:44

Best of Live Music at Sea Program to Feature Journey, Rascal Flatts, Little Big Town, Smokey Robinson and Styx With Additional Artists to be Announced Next Year MIAMI, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cruising has never sounded so good! Today Carnival Cruise Lines unveiled its new Carnival LIVE Concert Series roster for spring 2015, bringing more of the best live music to sea from some of most popular and highly requested music acts. Coming on board in the first part of next year will be...


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Sand Pine, Pinus clausa
2014-04-14 10:28:55

Sand Pine (Pinus clausa) is found along the Florida coasts line mainly the Florida Peninsula from Tampa to Naples on the Gulf Coast and from St. Augustine to Fort Lauderdale on the Atlantic Coast. Some trees can be found in higher elevations of the peninsula from Clay County to Lake Okeechobee. The sand pine grows best in sandy and otherwise unsuitable soil depleted of any nutrients. The sand pine is a short and shrubby tree, which grows to heights of 16-33 feet with some growing to 69...

Ocala National Forest
2014-01-20 10:22:39

Ocala National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Florida. This forest, established in 1908, encompasses 430,447 acres and is the oldest national forest east of the Mississippi River. It holds four designated wilderness areas including Billies Bay Wilderness and Juniper Prairie Wilderness. This forest receives millions of visitors each year, more than any other national forest within Mississippi. Ocala National Forest resides within the Florida sand...

Apalachicola National Forest
2013-11-01 10:37:21

The Apalachicola National Forest is the largest U.S. National Forest within the state of Florida. It encompasses 632,890 acres and is the only national forest located in the Florida Panhandle. The National Forest provides water and land-based outdoors activities such as swimming, hiking, hunting, fishing, horse-back riding, and off-road ATV usage. The forest contains two Wilderness Areas: Bradwell Bay Wilderness Area and Mud Swamp/New River Wilderness. There are also several special...

Florida Black Bear, Ursus americanus floridanus
2013-05-17 11:12:26

The Florida black bear (Ursus americanus floridanus) is a subspecies of the American black bear. It once held a range that included Florida and southern areas of Georgia and Alabama. Today it occurs in these areas and in southern Mississippi, but its range is now fragmented. This species prefers a habitat within forested areas like sand-pine scrub, wetlands, oak scrub, and upland hardwood forests. This is the only species of bear to prefer a subtropical habitat. The Florida black bear...

Dry Tortugas National Park
2013-04-18 12:21:11

Dry Tortugas National Park is located in the Gulf of Mexico in the United States. The park consists of a small chain of coral islands, comprising 64,701 acres, but only 104 acres of land. The islands are about seventy miles from Key West, Florida and comprise the far western portion of the Florida Keys. The first European explorer to visit the area was Juan Ponce de León, who named the islands the Tortugas after catching 160 sea turtles near them. The term “dry” is used to denote the...

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