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2014-10-02 16:26:47

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UPMC for Life - the Medicare Advantage product of UPMC Health Plan - is lowering monthly premium costs for four of its 2015 plans while continuing to offer a $0 premium plan. Included among the plans with premium reductions is UPMC for Life HMO Deductible with Rx. This plan previously had a $37.50 monthly premium that has now been reduced to $18. UPMC for Life's most popular product - UPMC for Life HMO Rx - will have a premium reduction from...

2014-10-02 16:22:49

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hunters heading into Pennsylvania's state-owned woodlands this season will find additional roads open in 18 of the 20 state forest districts, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources announced today. "The Bureau of Forestry hopes to improve accessibility while promoting hunting where it is needed to benefit forest regeneration and the overall ecosystem," said DCNR Deputy Secretary for Parks and Forestry Dan Devlin....

2014-10-02 16:22:30

Deadline to Apply is Dec. 19 HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today invited schools, colleges and universities, county conservation districts, nonprofit organizations, municipalities and businesses to apply for Environmental Education Grants to develop environmental education programs and projects. The application period will begin Monday, Oct. 6. The grants provide funding to develop programs and projects that support...

2014-10-02 12:30:54

TITAN(TM) XL-- The only large-volume, flexible containers approved in the U.S. that are not made with natural rubber latex, DEHP or PVC BETHLEHEM, Pa., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun), a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, announced today that it has received FDA approval of Sterile Water for Injection USP in 2L and 3L containers. These pharmacy bulk package new products will be used with B.Braun's PINNACLE(®) TPN Management System and other...

2014-10-02 12:30:43

AMBLER, Pa., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Moberg Research, Inc. (Moberg, www.moberg.com) recently received a $3 million Rapid Innovation Fund grant from the United States Army to commercialize cutting-edge technology for patients with traumatic brain injuries (TBI). Moberg is creating a "Smart" Intensive Care Unit (ICU) as part of a global effort to improve treatment and outcomes for patients with brain injury. Moberg's goal is to provide advanced neurological monitoring technology...

2014-10-02 12:23:53

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time in its history, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) will reduce the price of annual fishing licenses next season, a promotional move agency leaders say is intended to highlight the sport's affordability to families and younger audiences and to persuade lapsed anglers to return. Beginning Dec. 1, prices will be reduced by $1, or approximately 5 percent, for resident and non-resident annual...

2014-10-02 12:21:58

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialty Aviation Underwriters. (SAU) is the one of the premier providers of specialty aviation products. Located in Addison, TX, SAU was founded over 20 years ago specializing in aviation products. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120920/PH78142LOGO-b NSM Insurance Group underwrites over twenty admitted and non-admitted insurance programs nationally in very specific niche markets including Architects and Engineers, Collector...

2014-10-02 08:29:37

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For some, getting a mammogram is a routine. For others, maybe not so. But in either case, there's a certain amount of nervousness the patient experiences as she awaits the results. "Most of the time, there's no bad news," says Karen Rizzo, MD, 2015 president of the Pennsylvania Medical Society and a practicing physician in Lancaster. "Unfortunately though, some will be told they should have a biopsy, possibly leading to those dreaded...

2014-10-02 08:23:28

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX) today announced the election of Gregory A. Lanham and William N. Thorndike, Jr., as independent members of its Board of Directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120416/NE87957LOGO Mr. Gregory A. Lanham is the Chief Executive Officer of FTS International, Inc. (FTSI), the largest private oil field service company in North America, and has served as a member of the FTSI board of directors since May 2011....

2014-10-01 23:13:08

Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, the nation’s largest dermatology practice, acquires dermatology clinic in Pennsylvania. Maitland, Florida (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 ADCS Clinics (“ADCS”) announced it has completed the acquisition of Milstein Batta Dermatology in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; a dermatology practice founded by Dr. Harold Milstein who is Board Certified in Dermatology. Dr. Milstein is a graduate from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Prior...


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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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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.