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2011-05-16 17:00:00

~ Top Food Shockers ~ YONKERS, N.Y., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Deadly bacteria in spinach, eggs, and peanut butter make for scary headlines. But almost as shocking is what isn't in the news-- the stuff that's actually allowed in food, like insect parts and toxic chemicals. The June 2011 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from the publisher of Consumer Reports, unveils the top ten food shockers that the food labels won't tell you. Plus, what you can do to avoid them. "Informing...

2011-05-16 17:46:00

- Picking the plans that work for you. - YONKERS, N.Y., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eat less and lose weight. Sounds easy enough. And there's no better motivation than bikini season closing in. But how do you choose a diet that will get you there without feeling deprived and hating life? The June 2011 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from the publisher of Consumer Reports, researched seven popular diet plans to help readers pick the options that best suits their lifestyle needs....

2011-03-09 10:17:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quipu Applications, Inc., a Northern California start-up, announced its entry into the Cloud community and selectively offered a preview of the world's first online business plan dashboard to Press, Analysts, and select venture groups at Santa Clara's Cloud Connect 2011 conference. Incorporated last year, the Quipu team has been working in stealth mode for two years and is prepared to release its flagship product, BusinessModel(TM),...

2010-12-06 06:58:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GenVec, Inc. (Nasdaq: GNVC) announced today that data were presented on GenVec's respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine program at the International Respiratory Syncytial Virus Symposium, which took place in Rotterdam, Netherlands on December 2-5, 2010. The presentation was given by Barney S. Graham, MD, PhD, Chief, Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory and Chief, Clinical Trials Core, at the Vaccine Research Center (VRC) of the...

2010-06-29 07:00:00

DENVER, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colorado Oil & Gas Association today announced several presenters and program highlights for the 22nd Annual Rocky Mountain Energy Epicenter Conference in Denver. The 4-day energy summit on the promising future of natural gas is slated to bring together a diverse group of industry leaders, as well as members of the environmental, policy-making, investment analyst and academic communities. The conference will kick-off on Tuesday, July 6th with a...

2010-06-17 07:30:00

BRUSSELS, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New data presented this week at the 14th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders in Buenos Aires, Argentina (June 13-17, 2010) showed that Neupro® (rotigotine transdermal system) provided significantly greater improvement in early morning motor symptoms and sleep quality, compared with placebo, and as measured by the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale and the Parkinson's Disease Sleep Scale....

2010-06-03 09:16:00

ADDISON, Texas, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ULURU Inc. (NYSE Alternext: ULU) announced today that advanced applications of the Nanoflex(TM) technology, related to future products in drug delivery and tissue engineering, will be presented at the 11th annual New Cardiovascular Horizons Meeting to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana on June 2-5, 2010. This meeting is the largest medical meeting that focuses on peripheral artery disease and peripheral interventions, including wound care...

2009-10-06 07:21:00

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Celeritas Management, Inc., a growing portfolio management and operating company in the sports, entertainment and marketing services industries has named Sara Loarte to the newly created position as senior vice president and chief operating officer. Loarte will lead the Spanish Beisbol Network (SBN), a Celeritas Management company, as it expands its integrated Hispanic sports marketing products and services. "We're excited to have Sara as part of...

2009-05-18 17:00:00

Poll finds success rates as high as 83 percent for hagglers who ask for a discount YONKERS, N.Y., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Negotiating for everything in a lousy economy is the new rule, according to the latest money publication from Consumer Reports titled "Rebuild Your Finances." Paying the sticker price for a product or service may be paying too much. In fact, a new poll by Consumer Reports found that more than 66 percent of Americans have tried to negotiate for a better deal in...

2009-04-17 15:02:00

LANDOVER, Md., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its year-round commitment to sustainability, Giant Food will celebrate Earth Day in its shopping aisles. Encouraging its customers to "think green," Giant Food is partnering with General Mills to promote the use of environmentally friendly reusable bags. Customers purchasing $15 worth of select General Mills products from April 17 to April 23 will receive a coupon redeemable for five free reusable bags, allowing consumers to create their own...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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