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2014-09-18 23:12:48

Louisville cosmetic family dentist Dr. Ronald Receveur is in the “smile-making business,” so he knows the important statistics: nearly 9 in 10 people consider teeth to be the most important part of an attractive face, almost a third notice someone’s teeth before other parts of their face, and a fourth say they remember someone’s teeth most after meeting them. That is why Dr. Receveur wants to offer five tips to the public to have a healthy smile New Albany, IN (PRWEB) September 18,...

2014-09-18 23:12:40

In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, CoC Source Provides Important Reminders, Ilona Gyerman shares her thoughts on the topic. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 In CHAMPS Oncology's most recent blog post, CoC Source Provides Important Reminders, Ilona Gyerman shares her thoughts on the topic. Last month, when Gyerman received the August edition of the CoC Source, she came across some very important information to share with her colleagues at CHAMPS Oncology. After...

2014-09-18 23:12:32

People diagnosed with mesothelioma are given an average of ten months to live after their diagnosis. In honor of Mesothelioma Awareness Day on September 26, 2014, the attorneys at Phillips Law Group are working to educate the public about methods for early detection of this deadly cancer. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Mesothelioma is inextricably linked to asbestos exposure, and has an unusually low survival rate. The attorneys at Phillips Law Group are bringing attention to this...

2014-09-18 23:12:25

The short stay rehabilitation unit at Warwick Forest’s “The Gardens” opened following a study that indicated it could help improve clinical outcomes, reducing the number of patients readmitted to the hospital after discharge. Newport News, Va. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 As part of its ongoing efforts to ensure patients avoid returning to the hospital after getting discharged, Riverside Health System is pleased to announce it has opened a 24-bed pulmonary care rehabilitation unit at...

2014-09-18 23:12:24

Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Suppliers Make the Switch to Returnable Packaging to Save Money and Better Protect Products Erie, PA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Returnable packaging, typically plastic corrugated containers, such as totes, trays, boxes and bulk containers are increasingly replacing paper corrugated containers. Expanding the use of returnable packaging is an important development for pharmaceutical and medical companies who want to provide safe and hygienic transport and...

2014-09-18 23:12:15

StoppingAlcohol.com Outpatient Alcohol Detox Program Hattiesburg, Mississippi (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The Detox Clinic of Hattiesburg announces the opening of a new StoppingAlcohol.com Outpatient Alcohol Detox & Rehab Program. The Clinic Director is Dr. Kevin M. Passer, a Johns Hopkins Trained, Triple Board Certified Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, General Adult Psychiatrist and Addictionologist. Since graduating from Medical School in 1986, Dr. Passer has successfully detoxed...

2014-09-18 23:12:10

Hands-On Seminars has Announced Pre-Registration for their Newly Developed Online Courses in Manual Therapy Techniques. Astoria, New York (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Cindy, facing the challenges of raising four children, found the rigors of everyday life causing headaches that never fully went away. “Pain had just become a way of life for me. I knew taking prescription or over-the-counter pain pills was not the answer, but I’d just about given up on getting any relief.” Just...

2014-09-18 23:12:07

The Center for Health Affairs has expanded its community outreach efforts, participating in dozens of meetings. As the leading advocate for Northeast Ohio hospitals, The Center aims to be the voice of the hospital community and represent their interests in its work with these organizations. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 With so many changes on the horizon in the healthcare industry, it is more important than ever to stay abreast of the latest healthcare developments that...

2014-09-18 23:12:03

Patrick Broome, DMD, cosmetic dentist in Charlotte, NC, comments on the recent story revealing the prevalence of plastic in popular Crest toothpaste that may be detrimental to patients’ oral health. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 In a recent news story published by ABC on September 15th, Trish Walraven, a dental hygienist, describes her discovery of small, blue plastic beads in the gum line of some of her patients’ teeth. After asking other dental hygienists to confirm that...

2014-09-18 23:11:45

According to Dr. Kaixuan Liu, minimally invasive endoscopic spine surgery is becoming an increasingly popular option to achieve lasting relief for chronic back or neck pain without the long recovery associated with traditional “open” surgery. West Orange, NJ (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 For the millions of Americans suffering from chronic back or neck pain, a technique known as minimally invasive endoscopic spine surgery is becoming an increasingly popular option to achieve lasting...


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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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