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2014-10-31 16:21:14

DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Stationers Inc. (NASDAQ: USTR) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, United Stationers Supply Co., has completed the acquisition of Liberty Bell Equipment Corporation, a United States wholesaler of automotive aftermarket tools and supplies, and its affiliates (collectively, "MEDCO") including G2S Equipment de Fabrication et d'Entretien ULC, a Canadian wholesaler. MEDCO is North America's largest combined Paint,...

2014-10-31 12:25:19

BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CTG (NASDAQ: CTG), an information technology (IT) staffing and solutions company, today announced it had named Filip J.L Gyde, Senior Vice President and General Manager of CTG Europe, as Interim Executive Vice President of Operations and John M. Laubacker, CTG's Treasurer, as the Company's Interim Chief Financial Officer. Michael J. Colson, Senior Vice President, Solutions, has voluntarily resigned from his position to devote his energies...

2014-10-31 12:25:17

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid growing fears about the disease, one visitor identification software solution eases concerns around the potential spread of Ebola in a hospital setting. The Fast-Pass® Visitor Management System manufactured by Security Identification Systems Corporation (SISCO) can keep track of people visiting patients in hospitals. The system will capture their name, photograph, time, date and location visited. In the event there was...

2014-10-31 12:25:15

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned gummy smile surgeon, Dr. Alex Farnoosh is now offering permanent gum whitening procedures. Gums can be dark due to natural factors, or they may become discolored over time as a result of certain types of dental restorations, medications, health problems, or lifestyle factors. While gums are rarely considered as a part of a healthy smile, they frame the teeth. Without healthy, attractive gums, a person's smile may not be everything...

2014-10-31 12:25:12

PILOT PROJECT TO BOOST DATA SHARING, ACCESSIBILITY CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A team from the Broad Institute, the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of California, Santa Cruz, was awarded one of three National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Genomics Cloud Pilot contracts with the goal of building a system that will enable large-scale analysis of The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) and other datasets by co-locating the data and the required...

2014-10-31 12:25:10

The Researcher, Doctor, and Teacher Lends Voice to Lung Cancer Awareness WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To kick off Lung Cancer Awareness Month, LUNGevity Foundation announces Lecia Sequist, MD, MPH, as the November LUNGevity Hero for her extraordinary work in the field of lung cancer, making significant discoveries in genetic mutations and drug resistance. Dr. Sequist is not only a world-renowned lung cancer oncologist, she also actively researches and teaches. She...

2014-10-31 12:25:07

CHICAGO, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a recent survey commissioned by Oral Health America (OHA), households with children are more likely to skip or delay dental visits. With Halloween just around the corner, it is important that families focus on good oral health habits. Parents looking to talk to their kids about the importance of oral health can find a wealth of free resources through OHA's Fall for Smiles campaign, which educates Americans every September...

2014-10-31 12:25:01

ANDOVER, Mass., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced the availability of Philips Lifeline GoSafe, its mobile medical alert service that is part of Philips' suite of digital solutions that connect care across the health continuum. Today's seniors are active with almost 90 percent indicating they leave home by themselves more than three times a week*. GoSafe was designed to help provide peace of mind to seniors at home or on the go....

2014-10-31 12:24:53

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebra Imaging, Inc., the world's foremost provider of 3D holographic visualization technologies announced today a strategic partnership with the Zygote Media Group Inc., the industry leader in high-end 3D anatomy and biomedical models for animation and visual effects, to serve the medical and medical education markets. Zygote maintains the world's most comprehensive library of accurate 3D anatomy and biomedical models and has pioneered...

2014-10-31 12:23:59

Date: Thursday, November 6, 2014Time: 11:00 a.m. ET BRAMPTON, ON, Oct. 31, 2014 /CNW/ - DATA Group Ltd. (TSX: DGI.) today announced it will hold its third quarter conference call on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. ET. The results will be released earlier the same day. Michael Suksi, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Paul O'Shea, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary, will discuss the operating results and financial performance for the period ended...


Latest Health Medical Pharma Reference Libraries

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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