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2009-09-15 17:35:00

BALTIMORE, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- As the baby boom generation moves through retirement, the number of people affected by Alzheimer's is likely to well exceed 11 million by 2040.

2009-09-14 12:10:00

Outreach and Registry Program Will Help Combat and Treat Alzheimer's MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Senator Jay Rockefeller announced an unprecedented and powerful partnership to help combat and treat Alzheimer's disease in West Virginia.

2009-09-02 06:00:00

Agreement Will Advance Research Connecting Brain Injuries to Neurological Disorders like Alzheimer's Disease MORGANTOWN, W.V., Sept.

2009-06-11 17:25:00

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids applauds U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller for voting today to approve historic legislation that gives the U.S.

2009-05-27 05:00:00

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI) and Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc.

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2009-04-02 10:10:00

Lawmakers want to severely increase U.S. defense against cyberattacks, creating proposals that would allow the government to write and implement security guidelines for confidential industry.

2009-03-17 14:06:00

Rockefeller-Schwartz Bill Will End Insurance Coverage Exclusions for Preexisting Conditions WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) -- a national, non-profit organization dedicated to the mission of creating avenues of improved patient access to health care through public policy reform at the state and federal levels -- today praised Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) and Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz (D-PA) for introducing the...

2009-02-13 08:41:00

AFGE Applauds Senator Rockefeller and Representative Filner for Introducing Key Legislation WASHINGTON, Feb.

2009-01-17 12:22:00

The transition from analog to digital TV signals across the United States could be delayed by months under a new congressional proposal, an official says. John Podesta, co-chairman of U.S.

2008-10-07 21:00:28

By GEORGE HOHMANN The financial rescue package approved by Congress and signed into law by President Bush last week contains more than a billion dollars in federal tax incentives for the coal industry. In a statement issued following Senate passage last Tuesday, Sen.


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aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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