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2014-10-31 16:24:30

Today's series covers Dr. Carl Bergstrom - Sex Offender Physician, High While At Work, Traded Pills for Cocaine CARMEL, Calif., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Bergstrom was arrested based on a report of sexual assault after a night of drinking. During the trial, the prosecution produced an audiotape which Dr. Bergstrom had accidentally created when he left his office dictation machine on. Dr. Bergstrom was heard buying cocaine, using cocaine, and trading cocaine for...

2014-10-31 16:24:28

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's (CHOP) Career Path program today received the Access Achievement Award from the Mayor's Commission of People with Disabilities (MCPD). The award is given to businesses, organizations and non-profits that have made outstanding efforts to improve and increase access for people with disabilities throughout the Delaware Valley. The goal of the CHOP Career Path program is to help young adults...

2014-10-31 16:24:22

DUBLIN and CHICAGO, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) and Durata Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRTX) today announced that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 ("HSR") with respect to Actavis' pending acquisition of Durata. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130124/NY47381LOGO The early termination of the HSR waiting period satisfies one of...

2014-10-31 16:24:20

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AtheroNova Inc. (OTCBB: AHRO), a biotech company focused on the research and development of compounds to safely regress atherosclerotic plaque and improve lipid profiles in humans, today announced the closing of its follow-on public offering of 4,000,000 shares of common stock, with each share of common stock being sold together with 1.25 warrants to purchase one share of common stock. The securities were sold at a price to the public of...

2014-10-31 16:24:07

DETROIT, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute recognized 12 outstanding individuals and organizations at its 20th annual Heroes of Breast Cancer Awards event, held on Oct. 27 at the Max M. Fisher Music Center. More than 200 guests were in attendance to celebrate these honorees for their demonstrated leadership in raising awareness of breast cancer through education, the promotion of breast health, early detection and research breakthroughs, and...

2014-10-31 16:24:03

Cut-rate plastic surgery is hugely risky and no bargain at all, advises renowned double board certified plastic surgeon Dr. J LOS ANGELES, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The very tragic recent case of an English woman who died in Thailand while attempting to receive a cheap buttock augmentation is another reminder of the importance of seeking plastic surgery from only the most reputable, board certified plastic surgeons. Payam Jarrah-Nejad, MD, FICS, FACS, better known as Dr. J to his...

2014-10-31 16:23:58

MONTREAL, Oct. 31, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - JSS Medical Research Inc. is pleased to announce that founder and CEO Dr. John S. Sampalis, received the 2014 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Quebec Health Sciences Award at the regional awards gala in Montreal. "We are proud that John has been honoured for his leadership and innovation through this award," says Dr. Michel Cimon, Member of the Board. "His company's level of dedication to providing quality clinical research services to healthcare...

2014-10-31 16:23:54

Board of Trustees Approves Integrated, Collaborative Approach WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ALS Association announced on Thursday that the Board of Trustees has met and developed a long-term strategy for leveraging the Ice Bucket Challenge donations it has received to advance its integrated mission of leading the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research, care services and public policy. This will result in The Association tripling the amount of...

2014-10-31 16:23:52

NASDAQ: CRME TSX: COM VANCOUVER, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cardiome Pharma Corp. (NASDAQ: CRME / TSX: COM) today announced that it will report financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014 on the morning of Friday, November 7, 2014. Cardiome will hold a conference call and webcast at 8:00 a.m. Eastern (5:00 a.m. Pacific) on that day to discuss the results. To access the conference call, please dial 416-764-8688 or 888-390-0546 and use conference ID 37710827....

2014-10-31 16:23:51

KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Talyst, a market leader in pharmacy automation, will be exhibiting at the 2014 American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL. The meeting and expo will bring together pharmacists and suppliers for continuing education, networking opportunities and exposure to the latest technologies. In recent years, financial growth and increasing productivity has been a large focus for LTC pharmacies. The InSite®...


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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