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2013-10-06 23:00:04

The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon visits Vance C. Hester Junior High School, 2836 Gustav St., in Franklin Park, Ill., on Oct. 11 where the balloon crew will present an interactive educational program developed and sponsored by the RE/MAX real estate network in northern Illinois. The program will be presented to students from both Hester Junior High and nearby Lawrence W. Passow Elementary School. Chicago (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon visits Vance C. Hester Junior High...

2013-10-02 23:01:39

Despite federal incentives for drug companies to create treatments for rare diseases, thousands of people are still searching for lifesaving therapies. In many cases, patients and those working on their behalf are taking matters into their own hands. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Katheryn Elibri, whose 7-year-old daughter has a rare genetic disease known as CDKL5 and has seizures almost daily, helped begin a foundation to fund research for a cure. Other parents—like Lisa Schill,...

2013-09-26 23:24:19

On September 24, 2013, following a three month trial and almost sixteen years of litigation, San Diego County Superior Court Judge Ronald S. Prager issued a long-awaited ruling (case No. 711400) against cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris USA, Inc., finding that over a period of several years the company had deceptively marketed its top-selling Marlboro Lights as being less harmful than regular full-flavored cigarettes. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 In a 21 page ruling...

2013-09-09 23:02:46

The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon will visit Apollo School, 10100 Dee Road, Des Plaines, Ill., on Sept. 14 as part of the school’s “Get in Gear to Start the Year” walk/bike/run event. The goal of the event, created in cooperation with the Illinois Safe Routes to School program, is to encourage students to walk and bike safely to school each day. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon will visit Apollo School, 10100 Dee Road, Des Plaines, Ill., on Sept. 14 as part...

Graphic Warnings Ineffective On Young Smokers
2013-09-05 11:45:56

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new UK-based youth study, graphic images on cigarette packaging do not deter young smokers from lighting up. However, young people who said they had never smoked or only experimented with cigarettes reported being more affected by the cautionary graphic images depicting diseased lungs or heart surgery. The study, which was published in the journal Tobacco Control, considered data from two youth surveys: one taken in 2008...

2013-08-20 23:22:25

InventHelp is attempting to submit this Virginia inventor's idea, Max's Wrap It, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 "When my daughter, Max, broke her foot, the doctor decided not to put a cast on it and instead simply put a splint on it and wrapped it with a plain, old, tan elastic bandage," said an inventor from Chesapeake, Vir. "She was hoping for a cool colored cast to show off to her friends at school. While we were waiting to check...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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