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2010-03-31 13:30:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross today announced that it has eliminated 182 positions as part of its ongoing effort to increase efficiency and lower its operating costs. "At Capital BlueCross, we have been doing what all businesses are doing during this uncertain economic time -- we're looking at every way possible to be more efficient, to keep our costs down, and to be even more competitive and strong," said William Lehr, Jr., Capital BlueCross President &...

2010-03-23 09:30:00

SPOKANE, Wash., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A NEW BOOK BY A PIONEERING EXECUTIVE COACH and a prizewinning investigative reporter suggests that most leaders today are hampered by obsolete thinking. Quicksilver: A Revolutionary Way to Lead the Many and the Few--Beginning with YOU, argues that a storm of technologically driven social change has made the future unmanageable with the current use of the brain. A perfect illustration, say the authors, was the global economic meltdown of 2008,...

2010-03-01 04:08:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- For home and garden do-it-yourself projects and organizational efforts, having the right tools on hand is a must. "High quality gear is key to easing and expediting repairs, clutter control and other fix-it projects around the house, both inside and out," notes Christina Hansen, a product specialist for CableOrganizer.com (http://CableOrganizer.com) - a leading provider of hand tools and wire management solutions. (Photo:...

2010-02-11 06:50:00

TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Doctrine of Knowledge, the Doctrine of Intelligence and the Doctrine of Time: These are the major doctrines from which a profile of the human condition can be developed. And they are examined in a new book that discusses how information received from physical facts is experienced by human senses, how nonphysical information is derived from principles, laws and rules that govern all information, and how information is received from an authority. In...

2010-01-07 15:28:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is the text of the remarks from Dr. Rajiv Shah upon his swearing-in today as USAID Administrator. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091022/USAIDLOGO) DR. RAJIV SHAH REMARKS: Thank you very much. When I began preparing my remarks for today, I asked my wife, Shivam, for advice. She told me -- when you get on stage and everyone is cheering for Secretary Clinton, just pretend they're cheering for you. Shivam,...

2009-10-27 07:45:00

HAYWARD, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- It is a little-known phenomenon that all normal babies undergo eight mental development leaps at highly predictable ages during the first 14 months of life. Each leap can manifest itself as poor sleep, bad appetite, crying, clinging, and crankiness - exhausting mom and dad. Each leap sets the stage for subsequent development of skills, which depend on baby's preferences, experimentation and physical development. For example, perceiving spatial...

2009-10-20 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it received a contract from University Health System (UHS) of Bexar County, Texas, to provide Lead Program Management Services for the design and construction of two major health care projects. Officials estimate the construction value of both facilities to be nearly $900 million with a contract value estimated at $16.8 million. University Health System's Target 2012:...

2009-09-25 14:12:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- One more step, an important one, has been taken in our process to acquire the Chicago Sun-Times and its sister papers. Yesterday, the bid procedures and Asset Purchase Agreement we negotiated with the company were approved by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. This is an important step; however, we recognize that there are still several hurdles, including four major ones. First, the agreement requires that no material adverse change occur to the business between...

2009-09-21 21:07:47

So-called gut feelings play a substantial role in primary physicians' diagnostic reasoning, but in combination with analytical reasoning, Dutch researchers say. Erik Stolper of Maastricht University, The Netherlands, worked with a team of 27 medical opinion leaders to define gut feelings closely and allow future research to evaluate the effectiveness of the gut-compass. The panel concluded a sense of alarm means a primary care physician perceives an uneasy feeling, indicating concern about a...

2009-09-11 10:32:00

LONDON, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- As perhaps the only company in the digital music space that sports an actual 360 degree e-commerce service, theBizmo now also offers artists a short cut to global digital distribution. Giving artists even more reasons to abandon the old label-model, theBizmo now provides their users with access to the biggest distributors of digital music, like iTunes, Amazon, Yahoo, Rhapsody and much hyped Spotify. "TheBizmo is now offering a complete service for...


Word of the Day
lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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