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2014-09-30 23:04:28

Marietta Vet Clinic, veterinarian Julian Peckich DVM and staff have announced an October Mammary Cancer Awareness Program to Help Aid in Prevention. Marietta, GA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Breast Cancer doesn't just happen in people per Marietta Vet Clinic and veterinarian, Julian Peckich DVM. Dogs and cats are like people. That's why the animal clinic plans on informing owners of a tip than can reduce the chances of malignant mammary tumors in their female dogs and cats. Spaying...

2014-09-30 23:03:57

Custom e-Learning Company Takes Home Two Awards in the Training Site Category Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Allen Interactions, a premiere custom learning design and development company, garnered two Stevie Awards at The 12th Annual American Business Awards held in San Francisco. The awards include a Silver Stevie® Award for Best Training Site for its work with Altria on the PSEC gamelette and a Bronze Stevie Award for Best Training Site for...

2014-09-30 23:03:48

Postpartum hair loss is a condition that affects up to half of pregnant women. New York,NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 When Felicia B was pregnant she was thrilled with the thick, shiny, lustrous mane of hair on her head. Then 3 months after giving birth to her daughter the healthy hair she loved so much began to fall out. Felicia says “I was so tired of scooping hair out of the shower drains and sweeping or vacuuming strands off the floors. The shedding tapered off 6 months later and...

2014-09-30 23:02:38

Earlier this month, Elmhurst Toyota was proud to sponsor the Talkie Trot 5k Walk and Run. Proceeds from the event benefit children with special speech and language needs, and fund special therapy programs at the Center for Speech and Language Disorders (CSLD) in Lombard, IL. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Earlier this month, Elmhurst Toyota was proud to sponsor the Talkie Trot 5k Walk and Run. The event was originally founded seven years ago as the Brianna and Friends Walk to Talk by Former...

2014-09-30 23:02:14

The Made In New York Jazz Gala Has Posted Interviews & Performances from the 2014 Jazz Gala on the Web New York, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Made In New York Jazz Gala that took place on May 3, 2014 was full of memorable moments and fortuitous firsts for young jazz artists throughout the world. People wondering what this event meant to the musicians who got involved only need to check out the videos from last year's gala. To make that easy, the organizers of the Made In New...

2014-09-30 23:01:55

Numerous snorers have been helped by the anti-snoring mouthpiece by VitalSleep. Learn how their snoring was stopped or reduced and how more people with this sleep problem can be helped. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 VitalSleep has helped thousands of snorers sleep better and quiet their snoring. Users continue to share their experiences that demonstrate how they have been able to achieve better sleep with their new FDA cleared mouthpiece for snoring. With it's adjustable...

2014-09-30 23:01:48

US Hair Restoration will now be known by the name of its founder, Dr. Parsa Mohebi, who promises exciting new advancements in modern hair restoration technology with the new name. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Dr. Parsa Mohebi, founder of the Beverly Hills and Los Angeles hair transplant centers known as US Hair Restoration has announced the renaming of his practice, which he established over six years ago, to Parsa Mohebi Hair Restoration. “When we established our...

2014-09-30 23:01:43

US Hair Restoration, a hair transplant center with offices in Beverly Hills and Los Angeles, presents face to scalp hair transplant, a unique and efficient FUE transplant method, which offers new hope to those who have hair loss. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Hair transplant surgeon, Parsa Mohebi, MD, the inventor of several methods of modern hair restoration and chairman of FUE Research Committee of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery has developed new...

2014-09-30 23:01:14

Celebrity Speakers Bureau honors heroic breast cancer survivors who use their stories to empower and inspire others in the fight. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 It is no surprise that influential women such as Joan Lunden and Robin Roberts frequently grace the covers of major publications like People Magazine and land meaningful positions on TV shows such as Good Morning America. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and what bonds these two women together and so many others is how breast...

2014-09-30 20:22:12

WEU presents the interactive HD streaming of Life is Beautiful Festival to benefit U.S. schools and support youth empowerment initiatives via World Trust Foundation. NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World Education University (WEU) is pleased to present the first-ever high-definition streaming event featuring select highlights from Life is Beautiful, a music, food, art and learning festival that takes place in Downtown Las Vegas October 24, 25 and 26, 2014....


Latest Human Interest Reference Libraries

Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis
2014-09-15 16:37:21

The Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis, is a yellowish colored dwarf toad. The females can reach up to 1.1 inches long and the males can reach up to .75 inches long. This ovoviviparous species was described scientifically in the year 1999. It was found only in the spray zone around the Kihansi waterfalls in the southern Udzungwa Mountains located in Tanzania. At about 220,000 square feet, this was the smallest natural distribution known for any vertebrate species, but it was...

Yokohama
2014-07-15 06:54:19

The Yokohama is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in Japan, although the modern type was developed in Europe using the original founders of the breed. These include the Minohiki, which was the primary breed used to develop the Yokohama, and the Onagadori, which became more well known in Europe than the Minohiki. The Yokohama varies in weight depending upon the type and sex, with standard size individuals ranging between four and five pounds and bantam types reaching smaller...

Ankole-Watusi Cattle
2014-07-04 10:10:48

The Ankole-Watusi is a breed of cattle native to Africa. It is also known as the Anokle longhorn. The Ankole-Watusi have been illustrated on ancient rock paintings, Egyptian art and on pyramid walls. A breed called the Sanga spread to eastern Africa and became the base stock for many of the African breeds of cattle. The Nkole tribe’s Sanga cattle is called the Ankole and in Rwanda and Burundi it is called the Watusi. The original Ankole-Watusi cattle owned by chiefs and kings were...

Croad Langshan
2014-06-17 09:17:52

The Croad Langshan is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in China. It was named after the Langshan district in which it was developed and the man who first brought the original type, known simply as the Langshan, to Europe in 1872, Major F.T. Croad. By 1904 the Croad Langshan Club was established in Britain, but the breed had already received recognition in the United States by the American Poultry Association in 1883. The Croad Langshan is a large bird that has a deep chest...

Kisber Felver horse
2014-06-17 08:51:36

The Kisber Felver is a rare breed of horse originated in Hungary. It was developed by crossing Thoroughbreds with Furiosos, Trakehners, Arabians, Anglo-Arabians and Selle Francais horses. During World War I and World War II the horse became endangered by over half of the breeding stock  taken for use in the wars. In 1853, the Kisber stud was formed producing Thoroughbreds and racehorses, eventually developing the Kisber Felver within the last hundred years. In 1947, 150 horses were...

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