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2014-10-09 12:30:10

93 Percent of Respondents Who Have Seen a PA Agree PAs Provide Excellent Patient Service ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new nationwide study confirms that patients believe PAs add value to healthcare teams and provide excellent patient service. The study, conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of AAPA, surveyed more than 1,500 U.S. adults. Among an oversample of 680 Americans who have interacted with a PA in the last year (meaning either they personally saw a PA or...

2014-10-09 12:30:07

Visit B. Braun booth #721 at the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) to learn more about integrating objective pressure monitoring into your practice BETHLEHEM, Pa., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun), the market leader in Regional Anesthesia (RA) announced today that it will become the exclusive U.S. distributor of the BSmart(TM) injection pressure monitor for peripheral nerve blocks (PNBs) from Concert Medical, LLC. BSmart is the first disposable monitor...

2014-10-09 12:29:44

PORT MATILDA, Pa., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The current outbreak of the Ebola virus has prompted worldwide health officials and organizations to review their readiness and preparedness plans in the event that the virus spreads beyond the borders of West Africa. Clinics, hospitals and other healthcare facilities are now reviewing and implementing contingency plans to ensure that patients at risk are monitored. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has reported that Platelet count...

2014-10-09 12:26:29

Free App Offers On-the-Go Fun for Lottery Players MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Lottery has introduced a free smartphone app offering easy access to drawing results, jackpots, instant game details, second-chance opportunities to win and on-the-go fun for Lottery players. "Our players asked us to develop an app and we listened," said Lottery Executive Director Sil Lutkewitte. "With the soaring popularity of smartphones and greatly increased mobile...

2014-10-08 23:05:18

After 29 years of building Italian food franchises in DC, Maryland and Virginia, Pizza Boli’s is expanding its reach into Pennsylvania with a new restaurant in York. Pikesville, MD (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Award-winning pizzeria giant Pizza Boli’s is opening its newest restaurant on the east coast. On Saturday, October 11th, Pizza Boli’s will celebrate the grand opening of its new store in York, Pennsylvania. Pizza Boli’s is already a hometown favorite in Maryland, DC and...

2014-10-08 16:24:14

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare (DPW) honored the winners of a new statewide art contest, "Art: The Universal Language," during a celebration today in the Capitol Rotunda. The art contest was a partnership between The Arc of Pennsylvania, the commonwealth and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. "The artwork that was submitted shows the incredible talent of Pennsylvanians with disabilities," First Lady and...

2014-10-08 16:24:07

MetroCast customers can now access Showtime® programming on computer, tablet, mobile and streaming devices, and Xbox 360® MALVERN, Pa., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MetroCast customers who subscribe to SHOWTIME can now access their favorite SHOWTIME programming anywhere. Today, MetroCast Communications announced the launch of SHOWTIME ANYTIME, Showtime Networks' authentication service. SHOWTIME ANYTIME, available free with a SHOWTIME subscription, gives the network's subscribers...

2014-10-08 16:23:38

DerbySkinz, a sports apparel manufacturer based in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, was selected by Grammy Award nominee Gavin Degraw and his production team to design and make roller derby uniforms and accessories for his "FIRE" video. CAMP HILL, Pa., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DerbySkinz, a sports apparel manufacturer based in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, was selected by Grammy Award nominee Gavin Degraw and his production team to design and make roller derby uniforms and accessories for his...

2014-10-08 12:29:03

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Aging today celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the Elderly Program (PACE) at an event in the Capitol. The PACE program began providing comprehensive pharmaceutical assistance benefits to income eligible older Pennsylvanians in July 1984. In 1996, the Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the Elderly Needs Enhancement Tier (PACENET) was created to allow...

2014-10-08 08:27:48

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by Gibbons P.C. regarding the In re: United Gilsonite Laboratories case. NOTE: Please consult United Gilsonite Laboratories' Chapter 11 website at www.gcginc.com/cases/ugl, the Helpline at (888) 425-7006 or the Claims and Balloting Agent referenced below to obtain additional information about the matters covered by this Notice. On March 23, 2011, United Gilsonite Laboratories (the "Debtor") filed...


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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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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin