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2014-09-12 23:04:57

New Data Shows 71 Percent Increase in Sales of Healthier School Meals Products Nationwide Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 As the latest phase of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) strong school nutrition standards take effect, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation will honor 250 schools for becoming healthier places. School leaders will receive National Healthy Schools Awards at the Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s Leaders Summit, September 12 – 13, in...

2014-09-12 23:04:54

The high-dose flu vaccine may trigger a greater immune response against the virus in adults ages 65 and over and may increase protection against the flu. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 For some older women, the flu is far more than a fever and sniffles that sidelines them for a few days. It can lead to serious complications like bronchitis and pneumonia. The flu can also worsen existing conditions such as heart disease, asthma, and diabetes. A higher-dose flu vaccine has been...

2014-09-12 23:04:49

Parents are encouraged to support healthy choices for the entire family. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and The Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (http://www.ohioaap.org) wants to educate parents about the risks associated with childhood obesity, and help them find ways to keep their young ones healthy and active. “More than 23 million children and teenagers in the United States are obese or overweight,...

2014-09-12 23:04:41

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp is attempting to submit the M.A.J.A.A. Strips to applicable companies in the hopes of a good faith review. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 InventHelp, a leading inventor service company, announces that one of its clients, an inventor from Ontario, Canada, has created a sanitation device designed to prevent the spread of germs through hand contact. This invention is patented and a prototype is available. “M.A.J.A.A Strips” are designed strips to...

2014-09-12 23:04:25

Medrio brings new Phase I EDC software focus to SCDM San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Medrio, a provider of eClinical Software as a Service (SaaS) and Cloud EDC™ for clinical research, will exhibit at SCDM 2014. After great success at this year’s BIO and DIA conferences, Medrio is excited to showcase its new product suite with an expanded presence at the 20th annual SCDM conference. “SCDM is our third major industry conference in six months, and we are thrilled with...

2014-09-12 23:04:12

Caste Dermatology Institute has now moved to a new, state-of-the-art facility. Tarzana, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Castle Dermatology Institute has now moved to a state-of-the-art facility in a spacious new location. Located in the heart of Tarzana, Castle Dermatology Institute’s brand new location features free on-site parking and complimentary valet services. Dr. Peyman Ghasri, the Los Angeles dermatologist at the institute, continues to provide top dermatological care for the...

2014-09-12 23:03:57

Focus Camera is proud to announce that it will participate in the the American Childhood Cancer Organization’s campaign “Go Gold for Kids with Cancer” program. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Focus Camera, a leading, nationwide yet family-owned photography equipment retailer, is proud to announce that the company will participate in the American Childhood Cancer Organization’s campaign “Go Gold for Kids with Cancer” program to benefit young people with cancer. The...

2014-09-12 23:03:42

An industry leader in pain management is celebrating the new faces at the institute as well as three anniversaries. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Representatives with Capitol Pain Institute announced today that Dr. Raimy Amasha and Dr. Anjuli Desai have completed their first year at Capitol Pain Institute while Jasmine Nelson, FNP has reached three years of service. Dr. Matthew Schocket, founder of Capitol Pain Institute, went on to note that the medical institute also has 10...

2014-09-12 23:03:38

Easier Navigation and Enhanced Product Education for Online Shoppers of The PreD Store Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 PreDiabetes Centers, the nation’s leading authority on prediabetes testing and treatment, is excited to announce the relaunch of its online supplement shop, The PreD Store. The online store sells dietary supplements that can help good-health-seekers and people with prediabetes improve their overall health. Easy-to-use kitchen tools are also sold at The PreD Store....

2014-09-12 23:02:36

The European clinical cardiovascular Information and Imaging Solutions market report defines and segments the concerned market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-clinical-information-systems-1282325934.html (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 The European clinical cardiovascular Information and Imaging Solutions market report defines and segments the concerned market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The clinical...


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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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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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