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2014-07-25 23:01:44

Researchers at the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group say comprehensive informed consent is likely the key to preventing undue anxiety over lung screenings. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 A new study of participants in the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST), the results of which are published today in Cancer, found evidence that men and women between the ages of 55 and 74 who had an abnormal finding on a lung cancer screening test did not experience more anxiety or reduced quality...

2014-07-23 23:23:25

Mary McClain, CEO/Co-Founder of Invo HealthCare Associates, named one of 25 powerhouse female business leaders of the Greater Philadelphia area. Jamison, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Invo HealthCare Associates (INVO) is pleased to announce that its CEO/Co-Founder, Mary A.J. McClain, is a 2014 Brava! Award winner. The Brava! Awards is a program run by Philadelphia SmartCEO and celebrates the distinguished achievements of 25 of Greater Philadelphia’s women business leaders. The...

2014-07-23 23:08:58

Tightly organized content and intuitive navigation streamline the user experience Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. (“LEAF”), a specialized equipment leasing and finance company headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, has announced the launch of its new website http://www.LEAFnow.com. The LEAF site was redesigned to serve as a valuable interactive resource that businesses can use to learn more about equipment financing and how it can benefit them. The...

2014-07-23 16:22:35

PHILADELPHIA, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE: APL) ("APL," "Atlas Pipeline," or the "Partnership") today announced the Board of Directors of APL has approved the 2014 second quarter distribution and management has set a date and time to provide further information and details on the financial and operational results for the second quarter of 2014. The Partnership has declared a quarterly cash distribution for the second quarter of 2014 of $0.63...

2014-07-18 23:04:50

Visitors will find added cloud industry resources, enhanced user experience at http://www.xtium.com. King of Prussia, PA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Xtium, Inc., a leading enterprise software and solutions company innovating managed cloud hosting, online backup and virtual disaster recovery services, today unveiled its redesigned website http://www.xtium.com. The new website is part of an overall rebranding initiative to deliver insightful information to IT professionals about cloud services...

2014-07-17 23:10:58

iDiscovery Solutions, Inc. (iDS), an award-winning, global, legal technology expert services firm headquartered in Washington, DC, will be represented by two of their experts on a pair of panels at the Masters Conference Philadelphia event on July 22. The theme of the event, to be held at The Union League of Philadelphia from 11:30am-5:15pm ET, is “Preparing for the Present & Future: FRCP, Social Media, Big Data, & Privacy.” Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 iDiscovery...

2014-07-17 23:01:59

MI Digital, a full service digital marketing agency, has announced corporation has changed its name from Metter Interactive. The name change, for the growing agency located between New York City and Philadelphia, signifies the beginning of the agency’s rebranding and clear focus on blending creative and marketing for B2B and technology brands. Bethlehem, Pa. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 MI Digital, a full service digital marketing agency providing strategy, creative, technology and experience...

2014-07-17 08:35:31

Greater Philadelphia's top businesswomen to be honored on July 23 for their leadership skills and charitable contributions to the region NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Philadelphia SmartCEO's annual Brava! Awards, recognizing the distinguished achievements of 25 top regional female leaders, has announced this year's winners, including Alarm Capital Alliance's President and CEO Amy Kothari. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140716/127541 This...

2014-07-16 16:23:02

- Festival Also Reveals Daily Line-Up for Both Philadelphia and Los Angeles - LOS ANGELES and PHILADELPHIA, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy Award®-winner Kanye West and Billboard chart-topping artist Iggy Azalea have been added to the 2014 Los Angeles "Budweiser Made In America" Music Festival line-up taking place at the Los Angeles Grand Park on August 30 and 31. Kanye West will now headline both the Philadelphia and Los Angeles "Budweiser Made In America" Music Festivals....

2014-07-14 23:04:28

Seven promising startup companies developing online, mobile and software solutions to healthcare problems have been accepted into the University City Science Center’s first Digital Health Accelerator (DHA). The companies will be located in the new Innovation Center @3401. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Seven promising startup companies developing online, mobile and software solutions to healthcare problems have been accepted into the University City Science Center’s first...


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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Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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