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2014-06-09 08:29:17

ARTAS® Robotic System Revolutionizes Hair Transplantation HATTIESBURG, Miss., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Plastic Surgery Center of Hattiesburg proudly announces the availability of the FDA cleared ARTAS Robotic Procedure. As specialists in hair restoration and hair transplantation surgery, plastic surgeons Paul J. Talbot, MD, and Bill Reno, MD, are genuine trailblazers in their industry - making the Plastic Surgery Center of Hattiesburg the first practice in the state to offer...

2014-06-05 08:24:13

MANASSAS, Va., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of the National Republican Senatorial Committee's announcement that, after incumbent Senator Thad Cochran finished second in the Mississippi Republican primary, the NRSC is "all in for Thad" in the June 24 runoff, ConservativeHQ.com Chairman and author Richard A. Viguerie is calling for a boycott of the Republican Party's senate campaign committee. "Conservatives should not feed the opposition," said Viguerie. "Thad...

2014-06-04 23:08:13

A new data standard for multiple sclerosis (MS) has been released by the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC), the leading global standards organization for clinical research. When used together with the foundational CDISC clinical data standard, this therapeutic area standard allows clinical research data from multiple MS trials to be grouped for reporting, analysis, and regulatory submissions. Austin, TX; New York, NY and Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 A new data...

2014-06-03 08:34:13

MANCHESTER, N.H., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following explosive growth in its core Midwest business lines, Meridian Health Plan has reached an agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services to withdraw from the New Hampshire Medicaid Care Management Program effective June 30, 2014. Meridian and DHHS first executed the contract in March of 2012, but program delays kept Meridian from enrolling members until December 1, 2013. In the years since the contract was...

2014-05-29 04:20:14

CANTON, Miss., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Production of the all-new 2015 Nissan Murano crossover later this fall means 500 new jobs for Nissan's Vehicle Assembly Plant in Canton, Mississippi. The all-new 2015 Nissan Murano, which resets the standard in the midsize crossover segment with breakthrough design, premium interior and purposeful technology, will be the first Murano produced in the United States and the eighth model assembled at Nissan's Canton plant. The plant will be...

2014-05-28 23:15:27

Riverside Health System's retirement community in Newport News celebrated the anniversary of its longest resident this month with party fit for a King. Newport News, VA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Patty Phillips loves Elvis Presley more than almost anything. And so on Friday, May 16, thanks to the prodding from the staff and residents at The Gardens at Warwick Forest, the 24-hour nursing care home inside the Riverside Health System retirement community in Newport News, he came to visit and...

2014-05-28 08:39:04

Announcement highlights Meridian's continued expansion into the federal learning space HERNDON, Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian Knowledge Solutions, a leading learning and performance technology provider, today announced that the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (Exchange) has implemented Meridian Global® for over 38,000 users worldwide. This announcement underscores Meridian's continued expansion in the federal market, providing solutions that focus on the role of...

2014-05-27 23:06:49

On World MS Day, May 28, the National MS Society asks people with MS from around the world to share their wishes and how they hope to access their best lives while providing exciting updates on research and treatments helping to lead the way. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 To raise awareness of multiple sclerosis (MS), the Multiple Sclerosis International Federation, composed of MS organizations circling the globe, is encouraging people to join together and share their “One Day”...

2014-05-27 08:29:07

On World MS Day, May 28, the National MS Society asks people with MS from around the world to share their wishes on how they hope to access their best lives NEW YORK, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To raise awareness of multiple sclerosis (MS), the Multiple Sclerosis International Federation, composed of MS organizations circling the globe, among them the National MS Society, is encouraging people to join together and share their "One Day" wishes about their lives with MS with the...

2014-05-22 08:24:06

WHIPPANY, N.J., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer, the global health care, agriculture and high-tech polymer materials company, received the U.S.-based Foreign Policy Association's (FPA) 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility Award at the FPA's 95(th) annual dinner in New York City on May 21. Dr. Marijn Dekkers, Bayer's Chairman and CEO, accepted the award honoring Bayer's good corporate citizenship as demonstrated by the many ways and extent to which the company gives back to the...


Latest Mississippi Reference Libraries

Delta National Forest
2014-01-20 10:49:59

The Delta National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in western Mississippi. It is located in Sharkey County and has an area of 60,898 acres. The forest headquarters are located in Jackson, Mississippi, as are all six National Forest in Mississippi, but there are local ranger district offices found in Rolling Fork. It is one of only six National Forests that are featured entirely within a single county. The Green Ash-Overcup Oak-Sweetgum Research National Areas within the Delta...

De Soto National Forest
2013-12-24 12:01:36

The De Soto National Forest is 518,587 acres of pine forest in southern Mississippi. It’s one of the most significant protected areas for the biological diversity of the Gulf Coast ecoregion of North America. It is a nationally significant site for the protection of longleaf pine savannas, pine flatwoods, and longleaf pine forests. More than 90 percent of this ecosystem type has been lost within the United States. The wet pine savannas support uncommon and endangered plant and animal...

2012-06-14 09:35:50

Symbol: SPMI9 Group: Moss Family: Sphagnaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Sphagnopsida – Peat mosses Subclass   Sphagnidae Order   Sphagnales Family   Sphagnaceae Genus   Sphagnum L. – sphagnum Species   Sphagnum mississippiense R.E....

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2007-03-16 18:33:29

The Blue sucker, Cycleptus elongatus, is a freshwater species of fish in the sucker family. Huge migrations of these fast, powerful fish once migrated throughout the Mississippi River basin, and spring harvests of blue sucker were a staple food for early pioneers. Blue suckers are quite rare today, mainly due to the segmentation of habitat caused by the thousands of dams that have been built in the last century. Early records indicate that this fish once reached weights of over 40 lb,...

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2007-02-13 14:51:50

The Pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) is an endangered species of fish that exists in the waters of the Mississippi and Missouri River and numerous tributaries. In 1990, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service placed the species on the endangered species list, as very few young sturgeon had been found in recent years, and also due to the fact that all sightings of the fish had lessened in the preceding decade. The Pallid sturgeon is one of the largest fish found in the Mississippi...

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'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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