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2011-09-02 12:19:40

Researchers at The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania have discovered the mechanism by which a low dose of the opioid antagonist naltrexone (LDN), an agent used clinically (off-label) to treat cancer and autoimmune diseases, exerts a profound inhibitory effect on cell proliferation. It has been postulated that opioid receptor blockade by LDN provokes a compensatory elevation in endogenous opioids and opioid receptors that can function after LDN is no...

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2011-08-05 05:29:40

Pennsylvania-based candy giant Hershey's, the largest chocolate manufacturer in the United States, was recently the victim of a cyberattack, officials revealed Thursday in an email sent to customers. The email stated that they had "recently discovered that an unauthorized individual accessed one of our websites and altered one of our baking recipes." "We have corrected the issue and taken steps to enhance the security of this information," they added. "We have thoroughly investigated the...

2011-05-31 08:15:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Due to recent insider trades properly filed with the SEC, Insiderslab.com today releases special stock alerts and investment research reports for following companies: Dolby, Wynn Resorts, Ann Inc, LeapFrog, Stryker, & Hershey. By reading the following investment research reports, you can learn about the trades being made by company decisions makers, including CEOs, CFOs, COOs, and directors. The insider trades made by the...

2011-05-19 11:00:00

HERSHEY, Pa., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As families gear up for their summer vacation, Twizzlers® Candy is giving 10 bloggers the ultimate family road trip experience. The bloggers, dubbed the Twizzlers Traveling Families, will each embark on a road trip adventure beginning this week through the week of August 21, 2011 to celebrate the Twizzlers Landmark Summer(TM) promotion. A Twizzlers-inspired vehicle will be shared between the families, making its way coast to...

2011-03-28 09:30:00

Mock Advertisements Target Hershey's Refusal to Crackdown on Highly Controversial Labor Practices: $1,000 Grand Prize WASHINGTON, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green America, Global Exchange and the International Labor Rights Forum are launching a brand-jamming contest in order to bring attention to Hershey's failure to crack down on child labor and other abuses in its cocoa supply chain. Contestants may submit entries under three categories: Slogan/tagline, print...

2011-02-27 00:01:44

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Hershey Company announced today their renewed commitment to bring the HERSHEY'S Track & Field Games to America's youth through local parks and recreation facilities in 2011. Ashburn, Va (Vocus/PRWEB) February 25, 2011 The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Hershey Company announced today their renewed commitment to bring the HERSHEY'S Track & Field Games to America's youth through local parks and...

2011-02-14 15:15:51

Two scientific publications report on improved methods for determining the amounts of flavanol antioxidants in cocoa and chocolate. The research, sponsored by The Hershey Center for Health and Nutrition, was a collaboration between scientists at The Hershey Company and other scientific laboratories. Scientists at Planta Analytica (Danbury, CT) isolated and separated cocoa flavanol antioxidants on a large scale. The Hershey scientists and collaborating scientists at the Pennsylvania State...

2011-01-27 08:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- How are mobile broadband deployments impacting Pennsylvania consumers and businesses? Join RCR Wireless News, the wireless industry news leader since 1981, online and in person Jan. 28 in Hershey, Pa., to find out. RCR Wireless News will hold its first Mobile Broadband Event of 2011 in conjunction with the 2011 Third Annual Utility Telecom Forum, which runs Jan. 26 to Jan. 28. The RCR conference takes place from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Jan. 28,...

2011-01-20 18:36:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau (HHRVB) today announced a new 2011 Sturgis Road Show will kick-start a national tour at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center (FSC) from April 15-17, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110120/DC33788LOGO) Two Sturgis icons - The Legendary Buffalo Chip and Loud American Roadhouse, have partnered with promoter Motoring USA and the Eastern Regional...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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