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2014-07-24 12:28:00

NJHA's 'Gainsharing' Pilot Achieves $113 Million in Healthcare Savings PRINCETON, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A consortium of 12 New Jersey hospitals achieved $113 million in healthcare savings under a pilot project that encourages hospitals and physicians to work together to provide more efficient, high-quality care, according to a profile from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (available at...

2014-07-24 12:27:48

Latest findings confirm natural pine bark extract significantly improves inner-ear-related ailments suffered by more than 50 million Americans including vertigo, hearing loss and unsteady gait HOBOKEN, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published in the June issue of the Minerva Medica found that supplementation with Pycnogenol(®) (pic-noj-en-all), a natural antioxidant plant extract from French maritime pine tree bark, significantly improves inner-ear blood flow, making it a...

2014-07-24 12:23:34

Caesars Entertainment Plans to Widely Expand Vehicle Station Network Across the Country, Encouraging a Future of Green Transportation LAS VEGAS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Relax and recharge has a new meaning for visitors at Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR) resorts. While guests enjoy their stay, they can now conveniently plug in and charge their electric vehicles thanks to new EV charging stations at 13 Caesars' resorts and casinos....

2014-07-24 08:43:23

New Flagship Models Provide Improved Organizational Features for Busy Families ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading home appliance manufacturer LG Electronics has expanded its family of 4-Door French-Door refrigerators with three new models that incorporate the innovative new CustomChill(TM) drawer, providing customizable storage with either extra refrigerator or soft freezer space. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110203/CG42292LOGO-d LG's newest 4-Door...

2014-07-24 08:31:56

The Shared Investigator Platform, Built as an Industry Utility, Will Help Accelerate the Development of New Medicines TEANECK, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) today announced that it has been selected by TransCelerate BioPharma Inc., a non-profit organization with membership representation from 19 major pharmaceutical companies, to develop a first-of-its-kind, subscription-based platform that will transform the way clinical sites collaborate with...

2014-07-23 23:21:44

Largest Provider of Inpatient and Outpatient Services in New Jersey to Implement Flexible Tools to Guide Financial Planning and Support Strategic Decision-Making Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Axiom EPM, a leading provider of financial planning and performance management software, today announced that Hackensack University Medical Center (HackensackUMC), the 775-bed flagship hospital of Hackensack University Health Network, has selected its solutions to streamline budgeting processes,...

2014-07-23 23:19:28

Patient-centered care is an innovative approach that focuses on delivering better quality outcomes, a better patient experience and lowering the cost of care. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 New study findings released today confirm that Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s patient-centered program is working to improve the coordination of care and lower costs. The 2013 patient-centered study is the largest to date and includes more than 200,000 Horizon BCBSNJ members....

2014-07-23 23:15:52

A mobile app created by NJIT students that gives middle and high school basketball teams a searchable database of performance statistics is the winner of the New Jersey Apps Challenge, an innovation contest initiated two years ago by former U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 A mobile app created by NJIT students that gives middle and high school basketball teams a searchable database of performance statistics...

2014-07-23 23:03:16

Surgeons at Christ Hospital operate using the da Vinci® Xi™ Surgical System. Investment in innovation brings state-of-the-art technology to Jersey City. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that Christ Hospital is the first hospital in New Jersey to receive the da Vinci® Xi™ Surgical System, the latest and most advanced robotics platform in the da Vinci series. This 4th generation robotic platform is a technological leap and a...

2014-07-23 23:01:34

Grantees’ programs enhance health and quality of life throughout New Jersey Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Celebrating a decade of philanthropy in 2014, The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey today announced the awarding of $1,070,000 in grants to 20 New Jersey non-profit organizations, including a special award in recognition of the Foundation’s 1,000th grant. “The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey is proud to continue our tradition of supporting community-based organizations that...


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Jersey Devil
2013-11-04 10:48:27

The Jersey Devil is a creature in folklore that dates back to early Native American legends. It is claimed to roam the area in Southern New Jersey around the Pine Barrens. But, reported sightings, especially in the early 1900s, have been from all over New Jersey. Descriptions of the creature vary, but the most common is that it has the head of a goat, kangaroo-like body, bat-like wings, horns, small arms, clawed front hands, hooves on the rear legs, and a forked tail. The origin of this...

2012-06-14 08:05:08

Symbol: VACA6 Group: Dicot Family: Ericaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:MA, NH, NJ Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

muto_001_pvd
2012-06-15 03:47:48

Symbol: MUTO Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   SPTO7 Sporobolus torreyanus (Schult.) Nash Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:DE, NJ, NY, TN Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants...

2012-06-15 06:18:17

Symbol: JUCA2 Group: Monocot Family: Juncaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NJ, VA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering...

Stag-Moose, Cervalces scotti
2012-05-11 12:12:45

The stag-moose (Cervalces scotti) is also known as the stag moose and was actually a deer that resembled a moose. It resided in North America during the Pleistocene era. Its range included New Jersey and Iowa, reach north from Arkansas to Southern Canada. It inhabited wetlands in these areas. This animal had long legs, a head resembling an elk, and huge, complex antlers. The stag-moose became extinct during the mass extinction of large mammals that occurred in the last Ice Age on North...

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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'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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