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2014-09-12 12:26:32

Annual Show Runs Sept. 13-18 in Harrisburg HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2014 All-American Dairy Show will feature top dairy cattle shown by the best exhibitors in the nation from Sept. 13-18 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. "The All-American enters its next 50 years with a strong lineup of shows, events and activities for dairy producers and casual visitors alike," said Agriculture Secretary George Greig. "I...

2014-09-09 12:29:31

September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Month HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs today announced that Governor Corbett has proclaimed September as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Month to remind women of the health risks associated when consuming alcohol while pregnant. Nationally, there are more than 40,000 babies born with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) each year. "Far too many...

2014-09-04 08:30:49

ZephyrLIFE(TM) Technology from Covidien Powers Geneia's Remote Patient Monitoring Solution for the Home HARRISBURG, Pa. and CONCORD, N.H., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geneia® today announced a multi-year, strategic partnership with Covidien to help improve the health of and reduce the costs for chronically ill patients. Covidien has agreed to provide Geneia with rights to sell its ZephyrLIFE remote patient monitoring solutions in designated markets to monitor patients with heart disease,...

2014-09-03 12:22:50

Gorsline case rejects gas operations in residential neighborhood HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by PennFuture: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130211/DC57616LOGO On Friday, August 29, Judge Marc F. Lovecchio of the Court of Common Pleas of Lycoming County decided in favor of local residents in vacating and setting aside a conditional use permit that would have allowed Inflection Energy, LLC to build and operate a...

2014-09-02 16:25:48

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) today announced a recovery month initiative, Building Bridges to Recovery. The initiative will build an informational bridge between the medical community, the treatment community, the recovering community and the person or family in need of life-saving treatment. Governor Tom Corbett has also proclaimed September as Drug and Alcohol Recovery Month in Pennsylvania. "Drug...

2014-07-30 08:33:44

HARRISBURG, Pa. and CONCORD, N.H., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geneia today announced the launch of Theon, an industry-leading platform to help physicians, hospitals, and integrated health systems in accountable care organizations (ACOs) and other shared risk arrangements improve patient care, quality, and cost. Comprised of four cost-effective, care-based modules, Theon delivers actionable analytics that enable all members of a care team to identify and care for patients and...

2014-07-28 16:23:23

'Health and Wellness University' event teaches kids about being healthy, staying active and living fearless HARRISBURG, Pa., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Living healthy while having fun is a key message professional athletes will share with more than 120 children, whose parents work at Capital BlueCross, during a special "Health and Wellness University" program from 8:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, at the company's headquarters in Harrisburg. Highlighting the day will be a...

2014-07-22 12:24:07

Benefits of shale gas drilling "cannot come at the expense of the public's trust, health and wellbeing." HARRISBURG, Pa., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale released his report on the Special Performance Audit, conducted by the Department of the Auditor General, of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). The audit made clear that DEP is falling well short in its regulatory oversight of the shale gas...

2014-07-17 16:21:43

Rights of local communities are affirmed HARRISBURG, Pa., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Commonwealth Court reinstated local zoning regulation of the oil and gas industry in Pennsylvania. The decision effectively means that local government can regulate where industrial gas operations can occur, such as by prohibiting those land uses in residential areas. Challenges to such laws will again be governed by the Municipalities Planning Code....

2014-07-15 08:29:29

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a heart attack, many heart failure patients suffer from enlargement of their left ventricle, diminishing the amount of blood the heart can pump to the body and resulting in life-threatening left-sided heart failure symptoms such as shortness of breath, decreased urine production, fatigue, and irregular or rapid heartbeat. Treatment options for patients whose left ventricle has enlarged have been limited, until now. Through a...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.