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2014-10-24 23:00:51

Dr. Ira Byock, one of the nation’s leading palliative care physicians and author of ‘The Best Care Possible’, has come under intense criticism lately for his opposition to legalizing assisted suicide. Not Dead Yet and Second Thoughts, disability rights groups that oppose legalization of assisted suicide, issue the following Statement in support of Dr. Ira Byock’s role in the public policy debate spurred by the Brittany Maynard case. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Not Dead...

2014-10-24 23:00:45

USMedicalMarijuana.net reports a potentially substantial increase in tax revenue due to the legalization of marijuana in numerous states on November 4. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Numerous states, at least 17 municipalities, and one U.S. territory will vote on whether or not to legalize marijuana for either medical or recreational purposes on November 4. USMedicalMarijuana.net reports a tax revenue increase potentially amounting to billions of dollars will result after...

2014-10-23 08:35:48

PORTLAND, Oregon, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global Bio-Implants Market (Types, and Geography) - Size, Share, Global Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast, 2013 - 2020, suggests that the global bio implants market would reach $115.8 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 10.3% during 2014 - 2020. Cardiovascular bio implants would garner sizable share...

2014-10-22 23:10:05

After a couple years of successful in-house use with clients, developer Fixed Asset Consulting sees significant opportunity for use of cloud-based eFormatter in a variety of industries. Eugene, Oregon (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Fixed Asset Consulting, LLC (FAC), a specialized consulting firm led by noted Fixed Asset Management expert Angie Bolton-Lyons, has announced the official launch of their new cloud-based data management service eFormatter. Originally developed as a tool that...

2014-10-22 23:09:15

Art Bernstein and Zach Urness, authors of “Hiking Southern Oregon,” Discuss the California Drought and High Cascades Aquifer with Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder and Water Advocate Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 During the Western United States’ worst ever drought, while Southern California’s fresh water supply runs dangerously low, Southern Oregon’s water is proving resistant to drought and climate change. Southern Oregon’s rivers, despite the lowest...

2014-10-21 23:08:48

New font manager designed to tightly fit into modern design workflows; archives font collections via cloud-based services Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Extensis® today released Suitcase Fusion® 6, the professional-grade font manager which integrates fonts directly into the creative workflow and allows designers to get the most out of their font collections by organizing them into a single, searchable location. Touting compatibility with last week’s release of...

2014-10-21 08:44:04

New Integrated Oscilloscope Cited for Saving Space and Cost, Making It "a Good Choice for Small and Large Development Organizations" BEAVERTON, Ore., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tektronix, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, today announced that its MDO3000 Mixed Domain Oscilloscope (MDO) has been chosen as an Editor's Choice Product in the August 2014 issue of Embedded Computing Design. The MDO3000 clears the design bench of costly, specialized equipment and...

2014-10-20 08:38:40

A newly launched article from Best Counseling Degrees ranks 25 of the most affordable, accredited master's degree programs in psychology and counseling. WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The online leader for Best Counseling Degrees announces the launch of a new ranking for the finest and cheapest grad programs in psychology and counseling in the western United States. The article features the "Top 25 Most Affordable, Accredited Graduate Degree Programs in Psychology...

2014-10-19 23:01:35

The founder of Colorado’s Grass Station dispensary says any legal recreational marijuana market must have a well-thought-out regulatory framework in place, in order to succeed Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 19, 2014 DENVER (October 20, 2014) - As Alaska and Oregon consider joining Colorado and Washington State in the outright legalization of recreational marijuana for adults, Ryan Fox has some words of advice for pro-cannabis activists in those states and elsewhere in America: make...

2014-10-16 23:13:50

The nation's oldest accredited naturopathic medical college opens its first teaching clinic outside the Portland city limits. The launch of the new Beaverton Clinic will help provide healthcare access to uninsured and under-insured patients. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) today announced that it has opened a new healthcare clinic in Beaverton, Oregon, that will focus on naturopathic medicine primary care and Chinese medicine...


Latest Oregon Reference Libraries

Northern Red-Legged Frog, Rana aurora
2014-09-11 11:41:10

The Northern Red-Legged Frog (Rana aurora) is a species of amphibian whose range is the coastal region extending from southwest British Colombia to southern Mendocino County in Northern California, and is protected in British Colombia, Oregon, and California. Being a member of the genus Rana, this species of frog is considered a true frog, with characteristic smooth skin and a narrow waist. This frog needs still waters for breeding, and is rarely found at any great distance from its breeding...

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
2014-07-31 08:39:40

Wallowa–Whitman National Forest is a national forest that is located in the states of Idaho and Oregon in the United States. It contains 2,392,508 acres of land that was once inhabited by the Nez Perce people in 1400 CE and would later become home to the Joseph Band of the same tribe. Later, other tribes inhabited the area including the Shoshone, Bannock, and Cayuse tribes and Europeans would settle there in 1860. President Theodore Roosevelt established the Chesnimnus Reserve and the...

Willamette National Forest
2014-07-31 08:27:52

Willamette National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Oregon in the United States. It can be found in the central section of the Cascade Range and holds 1,678,031 acres, of which over 380,000 acres comprise eight designated wilderness areas. This forest first began its life as the Cascade Forest Reserve, which was established by President Grover Cleveland as a reaction to public protests to protect the Cascade Mountains in 1893. At this time, the reserve extended...

Oregon Grape, Mahonia aquifolium
2014-01-12 09:53:18

Mahonia aquifolium is a species of flowering plant from the family Berberidaceae. The plant may also be referred to as the Oregon grape. It is an evergreen shrub and typically blooms in early spring. M. aquifolium can grow up to 3 feet tall and 5 feet wide. It has pinnate leaves that measure up to 12 inches. Each leaf is made up of spiny leaflets. The leaves have a leathery appearance that resembles holly, while the stems have a thick, cork-like appearance. The flowers of the plant grow in...

Deschutes National Forest
2013-12-24 12:04:50

The Deschutes National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in some parts of Deschutes, Klamath, Lake, and Jefferson counties in central Oregon. It makes up 1.8 million acres along the eastern side of the Cascade Mountains. In 1908, the Deschutes National Forest was established from some parts of the Blue Mountains, Cascade, and Fremont National Forests. In the year 1911, some parts of the Deschutes National Forest were split off to create the Ochoco and Paulina National...

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