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2014-07-28 23:00:32

Ethos Spa Skin and Laser Center has added the PicoSure FOCUS® lens array for the PicoSure™ laser, making the first and only picosecond (trillionth of a second) laser available to patients for anti-aging treatments with incomparable results. SUMMIT, NJ (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Ethos Spa Skin and Laser Center now offers the first-of-a-kind anti-aging benefits of the PicoSure® FOCUS lens array at its Summit and Englewood locations. This new, non-invasive treatment leverages the...

2014-07-28 23:00:13

Board of Trustees approves ability of College to position itself as a smoke/tobacco-free institution. Breathe Free campaign launched to promote a healthier environment for students, faculty, staff, and the community. Largo, MD (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Prince George’s Community College today announced its brand new campaign, Breathe Free, which supports efforts to create a smoke/tobacco-free environment and decrease the risk factors that contribute to preventable diseases associated with...

2014-07-28 20:25:54

BOSTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hays Companies of Boston is pleased to announce Melissa Tobler is one of four individuals to date to receive the Validation Institute's Advanced Certification on Critical Outcomes Report Analysis. Intel-GE Care Innovations(TM) launched the Validation Institute to "challenge the status quo of typical healthcare research design principles, with the goal of positively impacting how the industry establishes credibility over time, but also ultimately...

2014-07-28 20:24:48

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: PCYC) today announced that it will hold a conference call and audio webcast to discuss financial results for the second quarter of 2014 after the NASDAQ Market closes on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. ET. Conference call and webcast details: Date: July 31, 2014Time: 4:30 PM ETListen via Internet: http://ir.pharmacyclics.com/events.cfm Toll-free: (877) 303-7908International: (678)...

2014-07-28 20:24:37

Stroke is the number four cause of death in the United States SAN FRANCISCO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dignity Health St. Mary's Medical Center announced today that it has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients. Stroke is the number four cause of death and a leading cause of adult...

2014-07-28 20:24:33

HAYWARD, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANTH), today announced financial results and operational update for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Net loss for the three months ended June 30, 2014 was $7.3 million, compared to $8.3 million for the same period in 2013. The decrease in net loss is a direct result of a decrease in interest expense in the current period. Net loss for the six months ended June 30, 2014 was $15.2 million,...

2014-07-28 20:24:28

LONDON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Medical Biosensors Market 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/403457/Global-Medical-Biosensors-Market-2014-2018.htmlAboutMedical biosensors are used to analyze biological components with the help of physicochemical detectors. These biosensors monitor health status, disease betterment, and therapeutic treatment outcomes through invasive and non-invasive methods. They are...

2014-07-28 20:21:01

TORONTO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Search Minerals Inc. ("Search" or the "Company") (TSXV: SMY) announced today that its Board of Directors (the "Board") has accepted the resignations of its President and Chief Executive Officer ("CEO"), Mr. Stephen Keith, and Executive Vice President, Corporate Development, Mr. Alex Penha, effective July 28, 2014. Mr. Keith's and Mr. Penha's resignations follow the Company's decision to restructure its corporate strategy to focus on its world...

2014-07-28 16:28:03

DANIA BEACH, Fla., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vapor Corp. (NASDAQCM: VPCO; "Vapor" or "the Company"), a leading U.S.-based electronic cigarette and vaporizer company, today announced that on July 25, 2014 the Company and International Vapor Group, Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries ("IVG") amended their previously announced asset purchase agreement entered into on May 14, 2014, pursuant to which the Company will purchase IVG's e-cigarettes and vaporizers e-commerce, wholesale...

2014-07-28 16:27:57

WUHAN CITY, China, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tianli Agritech, Inc. (NASDAQ:OINK), a diversified company with businesses in hog farming and electro-hydraulic servo-valves manufacturing and marketing, today announced that it has changed its name to "Aoxin Tianli Group, Inc." ("Aoxin Tianli", or the "Company"). In connection with the name change, the Company's common shares will commence trading on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the new ticker symbol "ABAC" (NASDAQ: ABAC), effective...


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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...

Pharmacophobia
2013-12-24 12:55:45

Pharmacophobia or medication phobia, comes from Greek pharmakon, meaning “drug, medicine” and phobos, meaning “fear”, is the fear of the use of pharmacological treatments. In severe, excessive, and irrational cases, it might be a type of specific phobia. While lack of awareness by patient of adverse drug reactions can have a serious consequence, having a phobia of medications can also have serious detrimental effects on the patient’s health. Medication phobia can also lead to...

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