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2014-09-22 23:06:12

This new report is an update of the previous study that examined the prevalence and costs of physician-dispensed prescriptions in Pennsylvania. With an additional year of data, the study continued to find higher and growing prices paid for physician-dispensed drugs. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 A new study, Physician Dispensing in Pennsylvania, 2nd Edition, from the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) found physician dispensing continued to grow rapidly in...

2014-09-22 16:28:52

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The seventh annual DVE Rocks for Children's Radiothon raised a record $626,254 for Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation from nearly 4,000 donors. The radiothon was broadcast live from the Eat'n Park Atrium at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Thursday, Sept. 18 through Saturday, Sept. 20. The 102.5 WDVE on-air personalities, including Randy Baumann & the 'DVE Morning Show, which includes Bill Crawford, Val...

2014-09-22 16:25:14

Style Icon Tim Gunn Launches Home and Bedding Line Created Especially for QVC WEST CHESTER, Pa., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Best known as the Emmy-Award winning co-host, producer and mentor of Lifetime's "Project Runway," celebrated style expert Tim Gunn knows fashion. Now, Gunn's design vision and eye for style will move from the runway to the home with the launch of the Tim Gunn Collection, an elegant and affordable bedding and bath line, scheduled to debut on QVC September 26...

2014-09-22 16:22:22

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced its commitment work with bay partners and interested stakeholders to develop to an action plan to reach the goals outlined in the recently signed Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement. The agreement was signed by Governor Tom Corbett, along with the governors of Delaware, Maryland, New York, Virginia, West Virginia, the mayor of the District of Columbia, the...

2014-09-22 16:21:08

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The PA Taxi Association is urging lawmakers to put public safety first as they consider a series of proposals to make sure that ride-sharing services provide the same levels of insurance and safety that taxi owners and drivers are compelled to provide under current state law. "We welcome competition and we welcome innovation. That's why we have developed the 215GetaCab APP, to make it easier for people to order a cab," said Alex Friedman,...

2014-09-22 16:20:37

Pennsylvania dealer showcases new models against the competition EMMAUS, Pa., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dealerships across the country are going to great lengths to show customers why their offerings are the right choice for them. Lehigh Valley Honda cas conducted a series of vehicle comparisons that pit its models against competing brands. Customers are able to look at two similar vehicles and decide for themselves which is the better choice. Photo -...

2014-09-22 12:23:13

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Schramm Inc., a world-class manufacturer of land-based hydraulic drilling rigs, today announced a partnership with FEMCO, an aftermarket parts manufacturer and emergency repair services provider, to support its customers operating in North Dakota, South Dakota and Texas. The service centers provide onsite, real-time, 24-hour technical support for local parts, as well as any hydraulic, electrical or mechanical issues. For Schramm...

2014-09-22 08:34:57

Readers Name Red Lion the Industry's Top Panel Meter Provider YORK, Pa., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Lion Controls, the global experts in communication, monitoring and control for industrial automation and networking, has once again been honored for its versatile, high-quality panel meters by Control Design Readers' Choice Awards 2014. This is the 14th consecutive year that readers of Control Design - key decision-makers within manufacturing facilities that produce a broad...

2014-09-22 08:34:52

ACME, Pa., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania-based e-commerce retailer of outdoor supplies, J&M Global Ventures LLC, today announced the opening of its new online store at www.PrimeOutdoorSupply.com. Product categories currently include knives, saws, accessories and kitchen supplies. The site also offers a variety of dog products including pet clothing, toys, beds, and antler chews and plans to expand its inventory as it grows and introduce seasonal items as they become...

2014-09-21 23:01:32

The Firm is representing numerous Risperdal lawsuit plaintiffs who have filed cases in Pennsylvania that allege the drug caused gynecomastia (male breast growth). New York, New York (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 Hundreds of Risperdal lawsuits (http://www.risperdallawsuitcenter.com/) continue to move forward in Pennsylvania’s Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to court documents, the proceeding’s next monthly meeting has been scheduled for...


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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...

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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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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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