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2014-04-17 23:01:47

Research conducted at Rush University Medical Center suggests that short sleep duration may increase a child’s risk of obesity in low-income households. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 A new study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center suggests that short sleep duration may increase a child’s risk of obesity in low-income households. And, the link between sleep duration and children’s weight status can be traced back to aspects of the home environment....

2014-04-16 16:26:01

- "Budweiser Made In America" Returns to Philadelphia for Third Consecutive Year at Benjamin Franklin Parkway - LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shawn "JAY Z" Carter, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino, Budweiser and United Way of Greater Los Angeles are bringing the spirit of "Budweiser Made In America," to Los Angeles during the 2014 Labor Day weekend. The two-day music festival began in Philadelphia on Labor Day weekend 2012 to benefit...

2014-04-16 08:35:45

Pennsauken, NJ facility marks third location for rental equipment leader. DEER PARK, N.Y., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire -- ABLE Equipment Rental, a supplier of Construction Equipment Rentals, Sales, Service and Parts, is pleased to announce the opening of its third full-line location to serve the greater Philadelphia market. Located in Pennsauken, NJ, the facility will serve Southern NJ, Eastern Pennsylvania, and the Delaware region. "Everyone on the ABLE team is thrilled to be...

2014-04-14 23:03:53

Smart Talk Panel Highlights Success Stories From Early-Stage and Established Companies Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Does size matter when it comes to partnerships? Early-stage companies can often benefit from partnering with their more established counterparts, and established companies often seek the innovative ideas generated by startups. On Wednesday, April 16, the University City Science Center will highlight two case studies that illustrate how early-stage companies in...

2014-04-14 16:27:49

Forty Greater Philadelphia C-suite executives were recognized for their creative management vision, leadership philosophy, strategy and work ethic NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Philadelphia SmartCEO has recognized Alarm Capital Alliance's (ACA) Chief Business Development Officer & Executive Vice President of Acquisitions, Anastasia Bottos, with a 2014 Executive Management Award for demonstrating outstanding leadership qualities and crafting and...

2014-04-10 23:23:22

Burns Mechanical, a Philadelphia-area HVAC construction, service, and energy services firm, recently became a partner of the New Jersey Pay for Performance Program to help building owners in a whole-building approach to saving energy. Horsham, Pa. (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Philadelphia-area HVAC construction, service, and energy services firm Burns Mechanical is pleased to announce that it has become an approved partner in the New Jersey Pay for Performance Program. Pay for Performance is a...

2014-04-10 23:22:55

Novel Approach May Help to Prevent False Positive Cardiac Safety Findings in New Drug Development Philadelphia (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 ERT, a leading global solution provider for high-quality patient safety and efficacy endpoint data collection, today announced it has entered into an agreement with GE Healthcare that enables ERT to introduce the QT Guard Plus Analysis System to the clinical trial industry as part of its centralized cardiac safety solutions. The QT Guard Plus Analysis...

2014-04-09 23:22:45

Dr. Isaac Sasson Answers Questions about Infertility Treatment Options Bala Cynwyd, PA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 On Sunday, April 13th, potential parents from the greater Bala Cynwyd, Harrisburg, Reading, Chesterbrook, and Philadelphia region will have the opportunity to learn about the newest fertility treatments and insurance options from Shady Grove Fertility’s Dr. Isaac Sasson and members of Shady Grove Fertility’s staff. All attendees are eligible for a free new patient...

2014-04-09 16:21:42

- New customer option debuts on double-decker bus fleet in New York, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Boston & Philadelphia on May 28 NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Megabus.com, the popular city-to-city, express bus company with fares from $1, plus a reservation fee, today announced a new reserved-seating program to/from select cities in North America. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140409/CG01951 The new service option allows customers to choose from 10 popular seats for a...

2014-04-08 23:30:05

Philadelphia implements a new policy against bed bugs, said a report. My Cleaning Products suggested the use of a pesticide-exempt bed bug spray to further help the residents control the spread of the critters. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Philadelphia has implemented a new policy in an effort to control the spread of bed bugs. A post from newsworks.org relayed the details of it on April 07, 2014. And wanting to also help the residents in controlling the spread of the critters,...


Latest Philadelphia Reference Libraries

2012-06-14 10:58:27

Symbol: RUPH2 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Vine Subshrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:DC, KY, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

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2012-06-15 02:46:15

Symbol: PAPH Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   PACAS2 Panicum capillare L. var. sylvaticum Torr.   PALI4 Panicum lithophilum Swallen   PAPHT Panicum philadelphicum Bernh. ex Trin. var. tuckermanii (Fernald) Steyerm. & Schmoll   PATU Panicum tuckermanii Fernald Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at...

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2012-06-15 09:06:11

Symbol: ERPH Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Biennial Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae...

2012-06-15 09:06:12

Symbol: ERPHP2 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Biennial Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   ERPHP4 Erigeron philadelphicus L. ssp. provancheri (Victorin & Rouss.) J.K. Morton   ERPR14 Erigeron provancheri Victorin & Rouss. Distribution: ErigeronphiladelphicusL. var.provancheri(Victorin & Rouss.) B. Boivin distribution:USA(NY, VT),CAN(ON, QC) Classification:      ...

2012-06-15 09:06:12

Symbol: ERPHP Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Biennial Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   ERPHG2 Erigeron philadelphicus L. var. glaber Henry   ERPHS Erigeron philadelphicus L. var. scaturicola (Fernald) Fernald   ERPU13 Erigeron purpureus Aiton Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN,...

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