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2014-10-17 16:24:27

AVMA CEO: "It's time to be cautious, but no time for panic" SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Can pets get sick from Ebola? Can they pass the virus to us? What should happen to the pets of infected people? These questions came to the forefront this week when concerns were raised about what to do with the dog of an Ebola-infected nurse in Texas. While the dog has shown no signs of being infected, it is currently in quarantine as officials monitor its...

2014-10-17 16:24:21

DALLAS, October 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wound Care Market by Type (Traditional (Wound Closure, Anti infective), Basic (Films, Cleansing), Advanced (Hydrogels, Hydrocolloids, Alginate, Collagen), Active (Artificial Skin & Skin Substitutes), Pressure Relief Devices, NPWT) - Global Forecast to 2019 research report says active wound care market is expected to register the highest growth rate in the wound care market during the forecast period, owing to the continuous...

2014-10-17 16:24:19

Popular alcohol delivery app expands market reach to bring medicinal marijuana to Los Angeles patients in need LOS ANGELES, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Introducing the country's first in-app, on-demand medical marijuana delivery service for both iOS and Android, Nestdrop. Available today for alcohol deliveries for Los Angeles area residents, Nestdrop's medical marijuana delivery service will launch soon in the same easy-to-use app and promises delivery in under an hour. Unlike...

2014-10-17 16:24:18

BALTIMORE, Md., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Center for Medical Technology Policy: The Green Park Collaborative (GPC) will bring together representatives from the FDA, public and private payers, medical device and pharmaceutical companies, as well as patient representatives, clinicians, and other experts January 12, 2015 at its first ever workshop on the comparative effectiveness and value of weight loss treatments. Participants...

2014-10-17 16:23:18

HOUSTON, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital recently hosted a free book signing event featuring their very own chaplain, Rev. Mark Young, D. Min., who serves as the hospital's director of spiritual care and values integration. His book, Faith Prints: God is Here, was recently published by Westbow Press, a division of Thomas Nelson and Zondervan, and features a compilation of devotionals which he writes and shares daily with hospital...

2014-10-17 16:22:42

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate...

2014-10-17 16:21:57

VANCOUVER, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Goldgroup Mining Inc. ("Goldgroup" or the "Company") (TSX:GGA, OTC:GGAZF, BMV SIX:GGAN.MX) today announced that Donald R Siemens has resigned for personal reasons as a non-executive director of the Company. Goldgroup would like to thank him for his service and wishes him well. About Goldgroup Goldgroup is a Canadian-based gold production, development, and exploration Company with significant upside in a portfolio of projects in Mexico,...

2014-10-17 16:21:04

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About 230 Visteon Corporation employees participated in a 5K run/walk at the company's corporate offices and innovation center in Van Buren Township on Oct. 16 - raising nearly $17,000 for the Walt Breast Cancer Indigent Clinical Care Fund at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20001201/DEF008LOGO Employees donated to enter the "Striding to End Breast Cancer" run/walk and...

2014-10-17 16:20:56

DETROIT, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors Co. today announced the execution of an unsecured $12.5 billion revolving credit facility consisting of a $5 billion three-year facility and a $7.5 billion five-year facility. The facility amends and extends GM's existing $11 billion credit facility. "This credit facility further strengthens our fortress balance sheet with an appropriate level of liquidity to support the needs of the business," said Chuck Stevens, GM executive...

2014-10-17 12:31:03

ATLANTA, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interface, Inc. (Nasdaq: TILE) (the "Company"), a worldwide floorcoverings company and global leader in sustainability, today announced that it has elected to redeem the remaining $220 million in aggregate principal amount of its 7 5/8% Senior Notes due 2018 (the "Notes") that have not previously been called for redemption. The redemption price for these $220 million of Notes will be equal to 103.813% of the principal amount of the Notes being...


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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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