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2012-09-07 23:00:45

For over 15 years Dr Ian Johnson of Molescreen has been removing pre-cancerous sunspots from patients using Photo Dynamic Therapy. Having seen how successful it has been he has decided to launch the service to the skin cancer capital of the world, Brisbane in Queensland,Australia. Brisbane,Queensland,Australia (PRWEB) September 06, 2012 Molescreen,a specialised Skin Cancer treatment and removal clinic in Brisbane,Queensland is now launching an extension of their current services to include...

2010-05-07 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wall Street Journal reporter Ian Johnson will discuss his latest book, "A Mosque in Munich: Nazis, the CIA, and the Rise of the Muslim Brotherhood in the West" at 6:30 pm, May 17, in the Bloomberg Room at the National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) In the wake of the news that 9/11 hijackers had lived in Europe, Johnson wondered how such a radical group could sink roots...

2010-03-31 10:51:00

NEW YORK, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- It was announced today that the '2010 Out Now Global LGBT Market Study', the world's largest market research study into the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) consumers, is expanding to include both the USA and Canadian markets. Gay Ad Network has been selected as the exclusive partner to bring the market study to the US and Canadian markets. The '2010 Out Now Global LGBT Market Study' also covers fourteen other countries in Europe...

2008-12-23 23:08:54

Aaron Brown rushed for 102 yards and a touchdown Tuesday to lifting No. 11 TCU to a 17-16 victory over No. 9 Boise State in the Poinsettia Bowl. The Horned Frogs (11-2) trailed 13-7 at halftime despite holding a 188 to minus-7 edge in second-quarter yardage. TCU quarterback Andy Dalton had 75 yards rushing and 198 yards passing on 22-of-35 completions. Joseph Turner rushed for 79 yards The Horned Frogs had 272 yards rushing -- 20 more than Boise State's total yardage -- and had 62 receiving...

2008-11-28 20:49:16

Ian Johnson scored two of Boise State's seven second-half touchdowns Friday and the Broncos ended an unbeaten regular season by blasting Fresno State 61-10. Boise State owned only a 13-10 lead at halftime, but Jeremy Avery started an explosion of points by running 43 yards for a touchdown 3:10 into the third period. The Broncos finished 12-0 for the third time in five seasons, but will likely not receive an at-large invitation to play in one of the BCS bowl games. They received such an...

2008-08-22 00:00:20

By Louise Vennells Farmers have won sympathy and respect for their "vital" role in feeding the world, according to a survey which indicates that attitudes towards the industry are changing. After a decade of rural decline in which farmers felt widely disregarded, many now appreciate their role as the guardians of the British landscape. The survey, conducted by Country Life magazine, spoke to 1,100 people across the UK, and nearly three-quarters concluded that they were crucial to food...

2005-09-08 18:06:25

By Laura MacInnis WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hurricane Katrina may serve as a wake-up call on climate change for developing nations, many of which are vulnerable to devastation from global warming, the World Bank's top environmental official said on Thursday. Ian Johnson, the World Bank's vice president for environmentally and socially sustainable development, told Reuters the storm's heavy damage in the southern United States would have important implications for poorer countries....

2005-09-08 18:05:00

WASHINGTON -- Hurricane Katrina may serve as a wake-up call on climate change for developing nations, many of which are vulnerable to devastation from global warming, the World Bank's top environmental official said on Thursday. Ian Johnson, the World Bank's vice president for environmentally and socially sustainable development, told Reuters the storm's heavy damage in the southern United States would have important implications for poorer countries. "Just think of the catastrophic impact...

2005-07-20 10:31:14

By Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The World Bank wants to bring together nations split over the Kyoto Protocol to work out a new plan that would remain effective long beyond the 2012 expiration of the climate change treaty. Ian Johnson, the World Bank's top environment official, said global divisions over climate change offer an opportunity for the bank to take a more prominent role on international policies. Long a behind-the-scenes operator on such politically sensitive issues,...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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