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2014-09-16 12:31:54

Largest clinical study evaluating durability of treatment with the NeuroStar shows depression patients maintained remission through 52 weeks MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuronetics, Inc., today announced that results of a study designed to assess the long-term effectiveness of NeuroStar TMS Therapy in adult patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) who have failed to benefit from prior treatment with antidepressant medications, were published online in The...

2014-09-16 12:31:09

Free public service leadership conference to be held November 6-7, 2014 at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute's 21st Annual Conference on the Use of Evidence in Policy and Practice will take status on how America's healthcare system is changing to care for complex patients; how this care is being financed; and how and where this care takes place....

2014-09-16 12:30:22

Capital Blue retail store on a mission to help people live healthy; Store to feature fitness classes, healthy cafe, free community events HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the up-and-coming Hampden Marketplace shopping development, neighboring a Giant Food store and the PinnacleHealth West Shore Hospital in Hampden Township, there will soon be a new and unique health experience for residents of this region. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146406...

2014-09-16 12:30:02

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite Pennsylvania's longstanding status as a state of "universal coverage" for all documented children, the commonwealth is home to more than 144,000 children who lack health insurance, according to the latest annual State of Children's Health Care report from Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children. This means about 1 in 20 of Pennsylvania's children lack health insurance - a statistic that has remained relatively unchanged in...

2014-09-16 12:30:00

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunday, October 12, more than 1,500 grape aficionados will gather to help crush cancer at the 23rd Annual Dilworthtown Inn Wine Festival. The Dilworthtown Inn, established in 1780, is located at 1390 Old Wilmingtown Pike, West Chester, PA. The festival features more than 100 wines, craft beers, sumptuous fare prepared by Dilworthtown Inn chefs, a Silent Auction, shopping opportunities in the Gallery of Artisan Vendors, live music,...

2014-09-16 12:23:20

Voith will rehabilitate the turbines in the 10-unit powerhouse located on the Columbia River over the next decade YORK, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Voith Hydro has been awarded the contract to rehabilitate and upgrade the turbines in the 10-unit powerhouse at Grant County (Washington) Public Utility District's (PUD) Priest Rapids Dam on the Columbia River. Installation of the upgraded vertical Kaplan turbines, with a majority of the rehab work being performed at Voith's York,...

2014-09-16 12:21:12

WAYNE, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan & Maniskas, LLP is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. ("TRW" or the "Company") (NYSE: TRW) concerning possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law related to the Company's efforts to sell the Company to ZF Friedrichshafen AG in a transaction valued at approximately $13.5 billion. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121112/MM11729LOGO If you own shares...

2014-09-16 12:20:39

DALLAS, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Airport Information Systems Market by Airport Size, by Functions, by Cost, by Geography, Market Forecast & Analysis to 2014 - 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, The global Airport Information Systems Market is estimated to be $2,640.61 Million in 2014 and is projected to register a CAGR of 4.76%, to reach $3,490.69 Million, by 2020. Browse 86 market data Tables and 67 Figures...

2014-09-16 08:36:40

MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Y-Prime, Inc., a premier eClinical products and consulting company, today announced the appointment of Blaise Hall as Director of Finance. Hall will lead the company's financial processes, including financial reporting, revenue forecasting and budgeting. Hall is a finance expert who brings more than 15 years of experience in clinical research and pharmaceutical finance. He brings to Y-Prime a breadth of experience that includes lead...

2014-09-16 08:32:14

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of United Concordia Dental can now book appointments online with participating network dentists at UnitedConcordia.com, thanks to a partnership between LocalMed and the national dental wellness company. "Members can book an appointment with one of our dentists using the 'Schedule Now' button located on the Find a Dentist page of our website," said Jim Shade, vice president of network operations at United Concordia. "We are happy...


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Allegheny National Forest
2013-10-30 09:24:27

The Allegheny National Forest is a National Forest that can be found in northwestern Pennsylvania. The forest covers 513,175 acres of land. In the forest is the Kinzua Dam, which impounds the Allegheny River to create Allegheny Reservoir. The administrative headquarters for the Allegheny National Forest can be found in Warren. It has two ranger stations, one in Bradford, McKean County and one in Marienville, Forest County. The forest lies in the heart of Pennsylvania’s oil and gas...

2012-06-14 08:07:31

Symbol: USPE Group: Lichen Family: Parmeliaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Parmeliaceae Genus   Usnea Dill. ex Adans. – beard lichen Species   Usnea pensylvanica Mot. – Pennsylvania beard lichen

2012-06-14 09:31:34

Symbol: SPPE6 Group: Moss Family: Splachnaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   TEPE3 Tetraplodon pennsylvanicum (Brid.) Sayre Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Funariales Family   Splachnaceae Genus   Splachnum Hedw....

2012-06-14 10:58:32

Symbol: RUPE3 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   RUAB2 Rubus abactus L.H. Bailey Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CT, DC, IL, IN, KY, MA, ME, MI, MN, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VA, VT, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular...

rape2_001_pvd
2012-06-14 11:36:19

Symbol: RAPE2 Group: Dicot Family: Ranunculaceae Duration: Annual Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK, AZ, CT, DC, DE, IA, ID, IL, IN, MA, ME, MI, MN, MT, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, PA, RI, SD, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom  ...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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