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2014-10-01 23:12:49

Local health-minded business MadRat Bevco © sponsors charitable giving campaign funding HISD’s Garden Oaks Magnet Montessori School’s Creative Art Programs. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Local business owners, Kristal & Dwayne Casey of Madrat Bevco -- maker of high performance energy drink, Elixr© are sponsoring a charitable giving campaign to fund art and creative programs at HISD’s Garden Oaks Montessori school in Houston, TX. Launched September 22nd 2014,...

2014-10-01 23:10:32

Marking thirty years in business and current record growth, Smith will showcase its innovative capabilities in Munich HOUSTON, TX (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Smith & Associates, the largest independent distributor of electronic components, today announces its upcoming exhibition at Electronica 2014 in Munich, Germany. Smith, which celebrated its thirtieth anniversary in May, will join this leading industry gathering to showcase its global quality and service offerings and its...

2014-10-01 16:27:03

A Houston, TX Board Certified physician specializing in Nephrology, Dr. Katherine Timmins, Renal Specialists of Houston, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2014. HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Houston's Nephrology specialist Dr. Katherine Timmins, Renal Specialists of Houston for inclusion in its highly selective list of Castle Connolly Top Doctors this year....

2014-10-01 08:31:19

HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federal grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will aid Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine in developing national standards in spina bifida care to be used at a population level. The $400,000 five-year grant was awarded through the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities and Division of Human Development and Disability. Texas Children's and Baylor are the...

2014-10-01 08:23:52

HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "America in Recovery" believes in second chances, and now the Houston-based charity has the way to help companies across America save taxpayers money and give "second chances" all at the same time. The charity is announcing they are hosting a free website to connect companies with potential employees who need a second chance after legal mistakes landed them in trouble. Companies looking for workers and workers looking for a second chance can...

2014-10-01 08:23:48

HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flotek Industries, Inc. (NYSE: FTK) this morning announced the signing of a multi-year lease to create a new Research & Innovation Leadership Center in Northwest Houston, doubling the size of the Company's chemistry research effort. In addition, the Company announced the creation of FracMax Analytics, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Flotek which will focus on applied research and data analysis generated by Flotek's new proprietary software...

2014-09-30 23:20:56

Portion of proceeds from ID jewelry sales will support foundation’s care-related mission. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 American Medical ID and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) announced a collaborative agreement to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, and the importance of wearing medical IDs for people with these brain disorders. American Medical ID will donate 20 percent of retail sales generated by AFA to the foundation to...

2014-09-30 23:20:00

Spacesuit designer and manufacturer Final Frontier Design to supply Waypoint 2 Space with spacesuits for Waypoint’s Discovering Astronaut Training sessions and FAA approved spaceflight training programs. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Today, Waypoint 2 Space (Waypoint) announced a partnership with Final Frontier Design (FFD) that will integrate FFD space suit designs with Waypoint’s innovative EVA training systems in support of Waypoint’s FAA safety approved commercial...

2014-09-30 23:13:55

Botox Cosmetic Website Affords Visitors a User-Friendly Experience Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Houstonians seeking the latest information about Botox Cosmetic now have new a place to visit on the Internet. Paul Vitenas, JR. M.D., F.A.C.S., who is one of Houston’s most respected cosmetic surgeons, has launched a new website to better inform and educate the public about the benefits of Botox Cosmetic services. The new website can be found at http://www.botoxcosmetichouston.com....

2014-09-30 23:01:49

Receives Top Level 3 award by Washington D.C.-based National Committee for Quality Assurance. The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home™ award measures the quality of evidence-based medicine and patient-centered care. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 In today's world, consumers seeking quality medical health care face an ever changing landscape. Between hospital system mergers and acquisitions, Affordable Care Act insurance upheavals, new medical technology discoveries and...


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2012-09-19 14:13:13

Michael Foale is a British-American astrophysicist and a NASA astronaut. He was born, with dual citizenship, Colin Michael Foale on January 6, 1957 in Louth, England to an English father and an American mother. He was brought up in Cambridge and attended The King's School in Canterbury. He then continued his education at Queens' College in Cambridge, where he was a member of the Air Training Corps. In 1980, Foale was involved in a tragic car accident in Yugoslavia that killed his girlfriend...

2012-06-14 08:55:31

Symbol: THTE Group: Dicot Family: Ranunculaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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