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2014-03-07 12:26:17

Innovative approach to post-operative pain management with the ON-Q Pain Relief System leads to quicker recovery with less need for narcotics NEW ORLEANS, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AAOS -- I-Flow, LLC, a Kimberly-Clark Health Care Company and manufacturer of the ON-Q Pain Relief System (ON-Q), today announced that ON-Q will be featured during an educational symposium at the 81(st) American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA. Pain management...

2014-03-06 23:02:05

Students will help tackle issues such as gun control, homelessness and illiteracy in major U.S. cities. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Each year, hundreds of Howard University students give up spring vacations and trips home to honor the University’s motto of “truth and service” during the Alternative Spring Break (ASB) program. From March 8 to March 14, nearly 400 students will volunteer more than 16,000 hours in Baltimore, Chicago, Detroit, Memphis, New Orleans, Washington...

2014-03-06 12:33:01

NEW ORLEANS, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 365 Connect, the New Orleans-based, award-winning online technology platform provider for the multifamily housing industry, announced today that 365 Connect President and CEO Kerry W. Kirby will be the keynote speaker at the Fourth Annual Teen Tech Day Event being held in New Orleans, LA. The company is also a key sponsor of the event. Teen Tech Day will be taking place on March 8, 2014, with the focus on exposing youth in the New...

2014-03-04 23:01:51

EarthCam invites people around the world to be a part of the Mardi Gras celebrations with their live streaming webcams in the heart of New Orleans. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 New Orleans is poised and ready for the biggest celebration of the year…Mardi Gras. The party descends on this city every year, bringing with it non-stop fun, colorful characters and crazy antics. EarthCam invites people around the world to be a part of it all with their live streaming webcams. EarthCam...

2014-03-01 23:03:27

NOAHH to Storify Thousands of Volunteer Hours New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 Over 1,200 students from high schools and colleges across the United States and Canada will contribute over 26,000 volunteer hours to New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity (NOAHH) during their spring breaks, leaving their mark upon the city and its fight against poverty housing. Volunteers will help build homes, clear trash from neighborhoods through our Attack the Block (ATB) program, and repair homes...

2014-02-28 23:22:43

BQuick Nutrition is a high-growth company focused on getting its products all certified as NSF for Sport. Their products aim to promote a healthy lifestyle for athletes and those who want to increase their quality of life. New Orleans, Louisiana (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 After years of success in New Orleans, BQuick Nutrition, an innovator in the world of sports nutrition, realized the potential for a national expansion. Having experienced 35% growth per year, BQuick has aggressively...

2014-02-27 08:34:11

Mele Printing replaces outdated document generation tools with innovative solution from Eclipse Corporation to streamline workflow and improve efficiency CAPE CORAL, Fla., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eclipse Corporation, a provider of enterprise document generation solutions, announced today that New Orleans-based commercial print provider, Mele Printing, has selected DocOrigin 3.0 from Eclipse to support their document generation services. The company needed to consolidate several...

2014-02-27 08:26:29

ATLANTA, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There will be plenty of action outside the ring this spring at WWE's Wrestlemania- thanks to 3-time WCW Professional Wrestling Champion Diamond Dallas Page. Page will be bringing his revolutionary fitness system DDP YOGA to New Orleans April 4(th) and 5(th), to coincide with the biggest weekend in wrestling. Page will be hosting his intensive DDP YOGA workshops at the Holiday Inn New Orleans Westbank, where attendees will learn how they can tap...

2014-02-26 08:29:27

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new research study finds that top retailers of Mardi Gras beads continue to sell beads and throws that contain hazardous chemicals. Researchers found both new and used beads have one or more hazardous chemicals that have been linked to serious health threats. The study is collaboration between HealthyStuff.org (a project of the Ann Arbor-based nonprofit organization, the Ecology Center) and VerdiGras (a nonprofit organization in...

2014-02-24 23:29:20

Company Recognized for Forward-Thinking Approach to Meeting the Needs of Today’s IT Channel (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Bellwether Technology Corporation, the premier IT service provider in New Orleans, today announced it has been named to CRN’s Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list as one of the MSP Pioneer 250. The annual list recognizes the top technology providers and consultants in North America whose cutting-edge approach to managed services puts end-user customers in the best...


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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