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US Diet Improves But Is Still Rated Poor

US Diet Improves, But Is Still Rated Poor

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The quality of the US diet is showing signs of slow and steady improvement, but there are clear indications that overall the diet is still “poor.” Much of the improvement in US dietary...

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2014-09-02 20:25:15

Transaction Will Extinguish 2017 Redemption Obligation GREENWICH, Conn., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blyth, Inc. (NYSE: BTH), a leading designer and marketer of candles and other home accessories as well as health & wellness products sold through the direct selling and direct marketing channels, today announced that it and the Founders and certain other preferred stockholders of its ViSalus network marketing subsidiary have reached an agreement in principle whereby the Founders...

2014-09-02 20:24:44

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2014-09-02 20:24:41

CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviv REIT, Inc. ("Aviv" or the "Company") (NYSE: AVIV) announced today it acquired four post-acute and long-term care skilled nursing facilities ("SNF") in Washington, an assisted living facility ("ALF") in Washington and a campus in Idaho, which includes a SNF and an ALF, for a total price of $83.6 million. The SNF and ALF properties are triple-net leased to existing Aviv operator EmpRes at a blended initial cash yield of 9.0%, for a term of 12...

2014-09-02 20:24:39

CBR International's Scientific Experts Supporting Mapp Biopharmaceutical Pertaining to ZMAPP(TM) BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Jeanne M. Novak, President and CEO of Boulder, Colorado-based CBR International Corp.(®), a full-service biopharmaceutical product, clinical, medical device and regulatory development and compliance group, has been invited by Dr. Larry Zeitlin, President of Mapp Biopharmaceutical to attend the World Health Organization's Investigational...

2014-09-02 20:23:05

LONDON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Companion Diagnostics: Technologies and Marketshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/341176/Companion-Diagnostics-Technologies-and-Markets.html STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESThis BCC Research report, Companion Diagnostics: Technologies and Markets, provides an overview of the current state of development in the companion diagnostics field, existing products on the market and detailed analysis of...

2014-09-02 20:22:45

LONDON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The Elder Care Market: Products and Serviceshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/128583/The-Elder-Care-Market-Products-and-Services.html STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESThe aim of this report is to provide an in-depth analysis and forecast of the pharmaceutical, housing and assistive device segments of the U.S. eldercare market. The report will focus on the size of the U.S. market, with...

2014-09-02 20:22:26

One-Year Randomized Trial Challenges National Dietary Fat and Carbohydrate Guidelines DENVER, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Annals of Internal Medicine just published results of a National Institutes of Health (NIH) trial titled "Effects of low-carbohydrate and low-fat diets," in which a low-carbohydrate diet was found to be more effective both for weight loss and cardiovascular risk factor reduction than a low-fat diet. Participants in this study were assigned to one of two...

2014-09-02 20:20:55

VANCOUVER, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) today announced that its El Sauzal mine in Chihuahua, Mexico is experiencing movement in the highwall slope of the Trini pit. As a safety precaution, mining operations have been suspended until a geotechnical survey team can assess the potential impact of the instability on the mine's operation. The current year represents the final year of El Sauzal's active mine life, with 100,000 to 105,000 ounces of gold...

2014-09-02 20:20:29

HOUSTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE: GPI) (the "Company"), an international, Fortune 500 automotive retailer, today announced that holders of $182.5 million in aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 2.25% Convertible Senior Notes due 2036 (the "Notes") elected to convert their Notes prior to the previously announced redemption date of September 4, 2014 (the "Redemption Date"). Under the terms of the Notes, converting holders will receive, for...

2014-09-02 20:20:25

DALLAS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SC) ("SCUSA") today announced the public secondary offering of 10,047,954 shares, or 2.88% of our outstanding common stock, by Sponsor Auto Finance Holdings Series LP ("Sponsor Auto"), an investment vehicle jointly owned by investment funds affiliated with certain entities, including Warburg Pincus LLC and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. Upon completion of the offering, Sponsor Auto will own...


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Belgian Landrace
2014-08-27 09:35:46

The Belgian landrace, also known as the Belgian lop-eared, Belgian improved landrace, or the improved Belgian, is a breed of domestic pig that can be found in northern areas of Belgium. It was developed when English pigs were imported into Belgium, after which time they were improved upon until 1930, when they were bred with German landrace pigs. The resulting breed was crossbred with Dutch landrace pigs in 1945 and later other breeds including those from Germany and Luxemburg. This breed...

British Friesian Cattle
2014-07-12 11:44:10

The British Friesian is a breed of cattle from the United Kingdom. The modern British Friesian dominated the dairy cattle population from the 1950s through the 1980s. Stock as well as semen were exported during this time throughout the world. The original Friesian breed was imported to ports of England and Scotland during the 1800s until it was stopped in 1892 when a threat of foot and mouth disease became a concern. By the end of 1912 there were 1,000 bulls and 6,000 cows registered in...

Blue Gray Cattle
2014-07-12 10:27:38

The Blue Grey is a breed of beef cattle that is popular in Scotland and north of England. It was developed by crossing a white bred shorthorn and Black Galloway cows. The color of the Blue Grey is roan blue. However, roan coloration is not a dominant color gene and the color does not always hold true. Only about half of the calves born to two true blue roan cattle will be blue roan, the rest will be either solid white or solid black. Blue roan is only consistent in the first generation of...

Belgian Blue Cattle
2014-07-09 14:37:46

The Belgian Blue is a breed of beef cattle originating in Belgium. It was developed in the 1800s by crossbreeding local cattle with a Shorthorn breed from the United Kingdom. It is quite possible that the Charolais cattle was also used in the development of the Belgian Blue. A modern breed of the Belgian blue was developed in the 1950s by Professor Hanset while working at an artificial insemination facility in the Liege province. The breed was introduced to the United States in 1978 by...

Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

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