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2014-09-18 23:11:16

Blog conference features 25 contributors and 5 toolkits to raise awareness of weight bias and weight stigma and promote personal advocacy. BEDA gives you the tools to start the talks. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA) is hosting the Third Annual Weight Stigma Awareness Week (#WSAW2014) September 22 – 26 at http://www.bedaonline.com. This year features useful tools for individuals and service providers to prevent or stop weight bias...

2014-09-18 23:11:11

After conducting a 6 month RFP with 25 PBMs competing to win the RFP, the National Prescription Coverage Coalition today announced that its first PBM will be Envision Pharmaceutical Services.The Coalition's executive director also described several of the unique contract terms that will result in dramatically lower prescription coverage costs for all Coalition Members. Morristown, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The National Prescription Coverage Coalition today announced that...

2014-09-18 23:10:59

The opening of the new air ambulance base in Grants Pass, Oregon means patients living in Southern Oregon will have access to rapid, reliable, and safe emergency care. Medford, Oregon (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Oregon Lifeguard announced the opening of it newest fixed-wing air ambulance base in Grants Pass, Oregon to serve the citizens of the region with quick, high-quality air medical transportation. The airplane and crew will be able to respond to flight requests from Grants Pass and...

2014-09-18 23:10:54

Clinovo expands its global reach by partnering with Digitaliza TXT, the leading technology provider to expand ClinCapture, the only free validated EDC system in Latin America Sunnyvale, California (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Silicon-valley Electronic Data Capture (EDC) provider Clinovo joins forces with Digitaliza TXT, the latest addition to Clinovo’s CRO Partnership Program. With this new addition to its Clinical Research Organization (CRO) Program, Clinovo further expands its global...

2014-09-18 23:10:15

CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that Jennifer Palow has joined CSG’s Healthcare and Human Services practice. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that Jennifer Palow has joined CSG’s Healthcare and Human Services practice. Ms. Palow is a Medicaid expert with experience managing complex healthcare program modernizations for...

2014-09-18 23:10:14

Leading provider of web-based forms, bar-coded e-forms and electronic patient signatures to hospitals assists Oklahoma customer in thanking IT/IS team for its dedication to improving patient care and safety. Sulphur Springs, Texas (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Each year, Norman Regional Hospital in Norman, Okla., schedules a week of activities that coincide with National Health IT (NHIT) Week to celebrate the contributions of their information technology (IT/IS) professionals. To help Norman...

2014-09-18 23:10:12

The D’Valda and Sirico foundation, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and Dance Teacher Web have teamed up to create a new program for dance studios called - 5.6.7.8.Gone, to help educate children and raise funds for breast cancer research. Fairfield,CT (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 5.6.7.8 Gone is a unique program for Dance Studios to participate in. The goal is to help educate children and teachers and to help raise funds for breast cancer research. The program will not only...

2014-09-18 23:09:57

New Discount Dental Plans website allows consumers to preview your dental discounts on the most popular procedures before purchasing a dental plan. Over 100,000 participating dentists to search and find the best price. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 New discount dental plans website allows consumers to search by zip code to find dentists and see exact plan savings in their area prior to joining the plan. Consumers can also sign up and have an immediate ID# to use the plan same day. With so...

2014-09-18 23:09:16

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Feels Vindicated After Teaching about Computers and Dry Eye for Years. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Eye doctors have long known that staring at a computer screen for hours can cause the all-important basal tear film in the eyes to lose water and become dehydrated. A new study, recently reported in Salon.com* suggests that staring at a computer screen can also alter the tear film’s chemical structure. Kleyne has been teaching...

2014-09-18 23:09:12

CPMC honors the late Ray Dolby, founder of Dolby Laboratories, by naming the Ray Dolby Brain Health Center in San Francisco. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Sutter Health’s California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) honors the late Ray Dolby, founder of Dolby Laboratories, by naming the Ray Dolby Brain Health Center in San Francisco. The family of Ray Dolby provided a founding gift of $21 million in 2011 to establish the Brain Health Center, which provides services to...


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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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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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