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2014-09-29 23:11:42

John Redman, Executive Director of Californians for Drug-Free Youth, spoke to parents and families in Tampa Bay about the realities of marijuana dispensaries and the dangers to children and teens from his experiences with legalized medical marijuana in California. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 John Redman, Executive Director of Californians for Drug-Free Youth and Director of Demand Reduction for California’s High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas, spoke to parents and...

2014-09-29 23:11:40

Notable improvements in IntelliSoft’s Version 14.2 healthcare software include: a direct link to the Contract/Documentation Management module, applications by location versus only the main office, expansion of the Reporting function, OCR data input and a revised home screen. Nashua, NH (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 IntelliSoft Group, LLC, a leading provider of credentialing, provider enrollment and contract management software, will unveil IntelliCred, IntelliApp and IntelliContract...

2014-09-29 23:11:38

Mental health professionals will review and refresh their knowledge of the best practices to guiding adolescents through crisis. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 TherapySites is hosting a complimentary webinar titled "Therapeutic Goals for Adolescents in Crisis.” The 60-minute webinar will be presented by special guest speaker Dr. Richard Balkin on Wednesday, October 1st, at 1pm Central Standard Time. “TherapySites understands that advancing education in the field of...

2014-09-29 23:10:26

Focusing on community involvement, the Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics team in Clarksville is dedicated to spreading awareness about oral health and hygiene for children. (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Clarksville recently participated in the community's family and baby expo. The pediatric dentist group, who specializes in dental care and orthodontics for children, regularly participates in events that promote awareness of...

2014-09-29 23:10:17

The latest report in Atlantic Information Services’s Management Insight Series draws on case studies to provide multi-pronged strategies to manage specialty drug coupons without compromising patient access. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) is pleased to announce the release of Copay Coupons for Specialty Drugs: Strategies for Health Plans and PBMs, the latest report in its Management Insight Series. The report provides details of steps...

2014-09-29 23:09:50

Woodland Hills dental expert and international speaker and teeth restoration Dr. Saj Jivraj of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Oxnard and Woodland Hills, Calif., is providing training on full mouth rehabilitation tomorrow and Wednesday in the southern India city of Bangalore. The trainings are part of an ongoing educational effort that includes worldwide online education. WOODLAND HILLS, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Woodland Hills dental expert and international speaker and teeth...

2014-09-29 23:09:43

Early Evidence Published in Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders Suggests Value Treatment Effectiveness New York, NY (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) were able to safely tolerate treatment with cells cultured from human placental tissue, according to a study published today in the journal Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders. The study, which is the first of its kind, was conducted by researchers at Mount Sinai, Celgene Cellular Therapeutics...

2014-09-29 23:09:41

BreastHealing.com has announced an affiliate program for its innovative product, Rub-On Nipples®, which are temporary areola tattoos that are used by women with bare mounds after mastectomy. The patented designs of the nipple/areola tattoos incorporate three-dimensional (3-D) techniques to simulate permanent areola pigmentation (commonly called nipple tattoos), which is the final step of the breast reconstruction process. Maywood, NJ (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 EV Endeavors, LLC (DBA...

2014-09-29 23:09:38

Obesity doc’s “Fat Me Not” explores broad view of weight control: the science, psychology, biology and myths. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Understanding how obesity truly works is at the heart of successful weight loss, according to Dr. Myo Nwe, an internal medicine specialist and co-founder of the Ace Medical Weight Loss Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Nwe has authored an extensive new guide to understanding several key aspects of weight control, from...

2014-09-29 23:09:34

Healthcare SaaS Company Finds Significant Growth in Early Beta Release of "Ask DoctorBase" Feature for its 15,000 Doctors. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 DoctorBase, the leader in Patient Engagement Software-as-a-Service today announced that “Ask DoctorBase” has recorded 12,465 answers from licensed medical providers in response to anonymous consumer medical questions. “The growth of this free feature for the doctors on our platform has been tremendous...


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Damara Sheep
2014-09-25 08:50:59

The Damara sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated Egypt and Eastern Asia and eventually moved to the areas that are now Angola and Namibia. The breed became isolated in Namibia and southern Angola, where it remained free from the influence of other breeds for many years. It was named after the regions where it is known to have originated, which was once known as Gross Damaraland. The Damara sheep is a fat-tailed breed that can be black, brown, white, or black and white pied in...

British Milksheep
2014-09-22 07:50:24

The Bristish milksheep, previously known as the Alderbred, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the Northumberland region of England. Although the exact origin of the breed is unknown, it is known to have been derived from flocks of the Eastrip Prolific, Dorset Horn, and Bluefaced Leicester breeds. Selective breeding was used to enhance productivity using breeds like the East Friesian and Texel, but this breeding did not focus on a uniform appearance. Later, the British...

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...

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