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2014-04-08 12:15:16

New research by Andrew Stokes, a doctoral student in demography and sociology in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, suggests that many obesity studies substantially underestimate the mortality risks associated with excess weight in the United States. His study, “Using Maximum Weight to Redefine Body Mass Index Categories in Studies of The Mortality Risks of Obesity,” was published in the March issue of the open-access journal Population Health Metrics....

2014-04-08 08:25:23

CoolanTool(TM) Available on the Apple App Store and Android Market CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Monitoring metalworking fluids is a critical process in optimizing performance and extending fluid life. The necessity and methodology for analyzing fluids has remained virtually unchanged for years, yet there was still no way to easily record the data, share it with other departments or suppliers, and measure fluid concentration....

2014-04-07 23:27:17

Greenbee Parking, a rising new airport parking service, has teamed up with Park EZ Fly to expand their parking services in Jacksonville. Now travelers using the Jacksonville (JAX) airport can avail great spots for their vehicles from a wide range of options and at very affordable Jacksonville airport parking rates. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Greenbee Parking, a rising airport parking firm, has just announced a strategic partnership with Park EZ Fly in Jacksonville. This...

2014-04-07 23:23:22

Breakthrough Technology Screens Up to 1800 bags Per Hour and Meets Top European Standard for Checked Baggage Inspection Torrance, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Rapiscan Systems, a leading global supplier of security inspection systems, announced that Minsk National Airport has now begun full scale operation of its recently acquired RTT 110 (Real Time Tomography) Hold Baggage Screening (HBS) systems, as a part of the airport’s long term investment and development of its infrastructure. The...

2014-04-07 16:26:02

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of April as National Fair Housing Month, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission is teaming up with Bike & Build to educate Pennsylvanians on the importance of fair and affordable housing. "Where you live matters," PHRC Executive Director JoAnn Edwards said. "It affects your economic and educational opportunities, as well as your health and your quality of life. "We are joining Bike & Build as they...

2014-04-07 16:24:47

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AccuWeather Global Weather Center -- AccuWeather, Inc. has accepted an invitation to participate in the Microsoft Corp. Perceptive Pixel Pilot Partner Program. The official agreement allows AccuWeather, as one of a select number of program partners, to bring Microsoft's latest touchscreen products to its broad range of business partners and customers that span across a variety of industries. With the addition of Perceptive Pixel...

2014-04-07 16:21:07

READING, Pa., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE), will end its lockout of Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA) Local 180 members on Monday, April 14, 2014. The action ends a 20-week lockout that began on November 25, 2013. UWUA Local 180 employees were notified earlier today that they will be returning to work under the terms of the company's Last, Best and Final Offer (LBFO) of November 6, 2013. The...

2014-04-07 16:21:03

VERONA, Pa., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Conco's TruFit(TM) technology spreads like wildfire! Just what is Conco TruFit(TM) technology? Conco TruFit(TM) technology promises that the tube cleaner selected will fit the industry specification of your tube. Unlike competing technologies that claim to fit multiple sized tubes, Conco's TruFit(TM) cleaners are manufactured with the highest quality standards to guarantee a perfect fit. "Other tube cleaners are made with low quality...

2014-04-07 16:20:42

Funds support production launch of HFC-free air conditioner MALVERN, Pa., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (www.oxicool.com) - OxiCool, Inc., who has developed advanced air conditioning systems, recently completed a Series A-1 round from existing private investors. This followed a larger Series A round in 2012 and earlier funds raised from angel investors, the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation, Ben Franklin Technology Partners and Maryland TEDCO. The company secured the...

2014-04-07 12:34:05

The only large-volume, flexible containers on the market that are not made with natural rubber latex, DEHP or PVC BETHLEHEM, Pa., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun), a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, announced today the launch of a new 1.5% Glycine Irrigation USP TITAN XL 3L container. "This is the third launch within our growing line of safe, effective and eco-friendly fluid therapy products," said Rick Williamson, Vice President of...


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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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