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2014-09-18 20:23:11

'We are hearing little about pervasiveness of corruption and incompetence' WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Angered by a recent IG report on the Department of Veterans Affairs and the testimony of senior VA officials, American Legion National Commander Michael D. Helm sent a pointed letter to President Obama reminding him that he promised to institute "a critical culture of accountability" within the troubled health care system. Helm said that the change in...

2014-09-18 20:23:09

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Low T Center endorses the recommendations of the joint FDA committee meeting in Hyattsville, Maryland earlier this week. The FDA convened the meeting to assess the proper patient population for testosterone therapy (TRT), as well as to assess potential cardiovascular risk associated with TRT. Examining recent claims from studies that TRT affects cardiovascular health, the committee found that "available epidemiological studies do not...

2014-09-18 20:23:02

DETROIT, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian Health Plan of Michigan is the number one Medicaid HMO in Michigan and ninth in the nation according to NCQA's Medicaid Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2014-2015. Meridian earned the highest possible rating of five out of five for Consumer Experience, Prevention, and Treatment. "Being ranked the number one Medicaid plan in the State of Michigan is a testament to the great work our staff does on a daily basis," said Jon Cotton,...

2014-09-18 20:23:01

CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian Health Plan of Illinois is the number one Medicaid HMO in Illinois and 10(th) in the nation according to NCQA's Medicaid Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2014-2015. Meridian earned the highest possible rating of five out of five for Prevention and Treatment and four out of five for Consumer Experience. "We take our commitment to high quality care very seriously. Being ranked the number one Medicaid plan in the state and 10(th) in the...

2014-09-18 20:22:57

NCQA ranks KPMAS #13 health plan in America ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) ranked Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States the #1 health plan in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. The NCQA Health Insurance Plan Rankings initiative is a comprehensive and independent comparison that assesses 507 health plans nationally. The data from NCQA's Private Health Insurance Plan Rankings...

2014-09-18 20:22:53

Support will create a new clinic and professorship with focus on patients with special needs ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan School of Dentistry recently received two generous gifts to help create a new clinic and professorship aimed at improving access to health and dental care for patients with special needs. As part of their clinical training, students in the school work with a broad range of patients, including those with...

2014-09-18 20:22:43

- Trulicity, a weekly glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist, is indicated for adults with type 2 diabetes as an adjunct to diet and exercise INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trulicity(TM) (dulaglutide), approved today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, is the latest Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) treatment option for adults with type 2 diabetes. Trulicity is indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2...

2014-09-18 20:22:19

MERRITT ISLAND, Fla., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good Vibrations Shoes Inc. (OTCPink: GVSI), announced that the company was featured in Florida Today, Health on Thursday, September 4th, 2014. Florida Today is part of the national Today Newspaper. The article was authored by George White, contributing reporter, and was from an interview with Dr. Richard Koenig, Good Vibrations Shoes Inc, CEO. The article explained that Good Vibrations Shoes is the result of 10 years of research...

2014-09-18 20:21:15

HOUSTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Evolution Petroleum Corporation (NYSE MKT: EPM) today announced that it will present at the 12(th) Annual Oil & Gas Investment Symposium hosted by the Independent Petroleum Association of America in San Francisco, to be held at the Palace Hotel on September 22-24, 2014. Robert S. Herlin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to make a presentation on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 11:50 a.m. Pacific Time (2:50 p.m. Eastern...

2014-09-18 20:21:05

HOUSTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastar Exploration Inc. ("Gastar") (NYSE MKT: GST) announced today that it has priced 17,000,000 shares of its common stock, par value $0.001 per share, at a price to the public of $6.25 per share, in a public offering pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In connection with the offering, Gastar has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an...


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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...

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...

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