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2014-07-21 12:24:51

DANVERS, Mass., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scleroderma Foundation is preparing for 600 people from around the world to attend its National Patient Education Conference later this week in Southern California. This unique educational event will be held at the Anaheim Marriot Friday, July 25, through Sunday, July 27. The conference focuses on scleroderma, a mysterious, and sometimes fatal, autoimmune disease that causes a person's body to attack itself by creating too much...

2014-07-20 23:00:20

The Firm is actively filing NaturaLyte and GranuFlo lawsuits on behalf of dialysis patients who allegedly suffered strokes, heart attacks and other cardiovascular problems after being administered the medications. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 Nearly 2,000 NaturaLyte and GranuFlo lawsuits (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com ) have now been filed in a federal litigation involving the dialysis medications, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. A Case List updated on July 15th indicates that...

2014-07-18 23:07:46

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is sharing recent news from the Massachusetts General Hospital that is important for diagnosed victims of mesothelioma and their family members to know, and is asking anyone involved with a recent diagnosis to call 866-714-6466 for more information about this breakthrough. One of the nation's top mesothelioma treatment centers is working on a novel way to possibly cure, or slowdown the advancement of mesothelioma with protein therapy....

2014-07-18 23:04:45

According to a new report from BCC Research, the global market for animal feed reached $99.7 in 2012 and $106 billion in 2013. This is expected to grow to $144.4 billion in 2018, registering a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.4%. Wellesley, Mass. (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, COMPOUND FEEDS AND ADDITIVES: GLOBAL MARKETS, that the global market for animal feed reached $99.7 in 2012 and $106 billion in 2013. This...

2014-07-18 08:24:59

Expands Staff to Accommodate Increased Demand in Clinical Research LYNNFIELD, Mass., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Medical Strategies, the vanguard firm of physician-led claim specialists to health care payors, and publishers of the PredictDx diagnosis cost prediction software, has expanded its staff to include Alice Jamba, RN, as Vice President of Clinical Services. Her role will be to assist the company with clinical research and product development. Jamba joins as AMS...

2014-07-16 23:12:36

AlignLife teams up with Fifth Street Renaissance to help feed the need in Springfield, Il. Springfield, IL (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Most people think of donating food around the holiday time however in the summer months the kids are out of school and donating isn't in the forefront of peoples minds. Dr. Bryne Willey of the Springfield AlignLife clinic, a Chiropractic & Natural Health Care Center wants to heighten awareness of the need in the summer months. Dr. Bryne's clinic is...

2014-07-16 23:05:35

According to a new report from BCC Research, the global market for transparent conductive coatings is expected to grow to $7 billion by 2018, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8%. Wellesley, Mass., (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, Transparent Conductive Coatings: Technologies and Global Markets, the global market for transparent conductive coatings is expected to grow to $7 billion by 2018, with a five-year...

2014-07-16 23:02:06

Thirteen undergraduate students from colleges across the country join renowned science and policy experts in SEA Semester's unprecedented research voyage. Woods Hole, MA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Daily Eexpedition Blog Posts: http://www.sea.edu/PIPA_Blog New England-based SEA Semester's ocean research vessel arrived Monday night in the Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA) of the remote central Pacific. The 134 foot brigantine tall ship departed Honolulu on July 1, sailing over 1,600...

2014-07-16 23:00:17

Report finds that transgender-related discrimination harms health. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Nearly two-thirds of transgender Massachusetts residents have experienced discrimination in a public accommodation setting in the past 12 months and those experiencing this discrimination were nearly twice as likely to report adverse physical and mental health outcomes, according to a study released today by The Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) and The Fenway Institute...

2014-07-16 12:27:25

NxStage Patient Advocates to travel the East Coast to share the benefits of home hemodialysis LAWRENCE, Mass., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage® Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, announced today the launch of the NxStage Freedom Tour, a two week road trip in a recreational vehicle to promote and educate dialysis patients on the benefits of home hemodialysis with the NxStage System One(TM). Traveling in the NxStage Freedom...


Latest Massachusetts Reference Libraries

Pukwudgie, (Korrigan)
2014-02-17 15:15:28

The Pukwudgie is a small humanoid from Wampanoag folklore. The legend of this creature began in connection with the Wampanoag people's first beliefs that a creation giant had created most of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The Pukwudgies were jealous of the way the Natives adored the creation giant, but still tried to help them, though their efforts were in vein. So the Pukwudgies decided to torment the Wampanoag people instead. Because of this, the Pukwudgie was best to be left alone, or bad...

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2007-03-12 19:54:49

The Yellow jack (Carangoides bartholomaei) is one of several types of jacks. It inhabits the inland waters of the western Atlantic Ocean along the coast from Massachusetts in the United State to Brazil. These fish have a deep body that ranges in color from blue to gray to yellow. The name comes from the yellow fins that the adults typically have. Full grown yellow jacks can get around 30 inches long and can weigh up to 20 pounds.

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Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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