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2014-08-22 12:25:45

Dr. Glenn Madokoro educates patients on the signs of when it's probably a good time to make an appointment for a checkup at his Newport Beach, CA gastroenterology practice. NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A lot of people hesitate to schedule an appointment with a doctor or specialist simply because they aren't sure when symptoms are serious enough to warrant a visit. Dr. Glenn D Madokoro, MD is educating patients on when it's a good idea to visit a...

2014-07-29 08:21:54

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, July 28, 2014, MLG Automotive Law, APLC filed a class action lawsuit against Chrysler Group LLC for defective ignition switches in the company's Jeep Grand Cherokee and Commander vehicles. The lawsuit, entitled Latoya Lumpkin v. Chrysler Group LLC, was filed in U.S. District Court, Central District of California. On July 22, 2014, Chrysler admitted that it had received over 100 complaints that its ignition switches were...

2014-06-24 12:28:51

New Anti-bullying Laws Only Go So Far NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morningside Recovery of Orange County, California, is pioneering a special treatment program for clients with histories of bullying, addressing their needs as victims. This unique treatment will include the option of exploring bullying topics, including the strong connection between bullying and mental health and addiction issues, in a safe, therapist-led group environment. Bullying and...

2014-06-11 12:29:17

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study sheds light on the positive effect of a venous procedure upon the sympathetic nervous system. Researchers were able to pinpoint how the procedure improved the abnormal sympathetic function found in patients with many chronic conditions including Multiple Sclerosis. Additionally, the study may offer insight on the beneficial effects of Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI) treatment. Newport Beach...

2014-06-10 12:20:44

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 13, 2009, 20-year-old Eagle Scout Ben Hair was tragically killed when he lost control of his 2007 Pontiac G5 while traveling down an isolated Virginia road on a Sunday afternoon, hitting a tree at 50 mph. Ben's accident was a mystery to investigators: There were no skid marks, no other vehicles involved, no sign of distress and the airbags did not deploy. The car simply left the road for no apparent reason and hit a...

2014-06-09 16:25:44

Southern California Surgeon Notes Shifting Trends in Breast Augmentation NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no longer DDs or bust for women seeking breast augmentation surgery. For many women today, a little lift is all it takes. In fact, the number of breast lift procedures performed grew by 70% from 2000 to 2013, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Even in a locale like Southern California, where breast implants have long been in...

2014-05-28 20:22:35

The Effects of Celebrity Worship, Selfie Culture and More Show Up In Surgeon's Office NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Think you know who's visiting plastic surgery clinics and why? Think again. Board-certified cosmetic and plastic surgeon Dr. Tenley Lawton says the reasons driving patients into her office today may surprise you. "People are coming to me asking to look better in their selfies or asking for a specific body part from this or that celebrity - think Michelle...

2014-05-28 08:36:40

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capita Technologies, a market leader in unified case and offender management solutions with over 10,000 users nationwide announced today that the company was selected by the State of Indiana to implement Capita's Corrections and Probation system. Capita CASE is a comprehensive state-of-the-art, web/cloud based criminal justice case management system which proactively manages caseload operations and drives efficiency through the use...

2014-04-28 08:39:13

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stradling is pleased to announce that Marc Schneider, Shareholder in the firm's Newport Beach office, is being honored by the Anti-Defamation League ("ADL") with the 2014 Daniel R. Ginsberg Leadership Award at its National Commission Meeting. This honor is given in recognition of leadership in the fight against anti-Semitism, racism and all forms of prejudice. (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140425/79126 ) Marc...

2014-04-22 04:20:14

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 7, a U.S. Court of Appeal ruled in favor of scores of Chrysler dealers who were terminated during Chrysler's 2009 bankruptcy, holding that the U.S. government may have violated the 5th Amendment. In June 2009, Chrysler terminated 789 dealers as part of its bankruptcy reorganization process. The dealers, many of whom had been with the manufacturer for generations, were given just 22 days to cease all business operations,...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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