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2014-09-11 12:27:06

BOSTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American Thrombosis Forum (NATF), a non-profit organization working to increase public awareness and circulate information about thrombosis and related cardiovascular diseases, has chosen Paul M Ridker, MD as the recipient of the 3(rd) annual Arthur A. Sasahara, MD Lectureship Award. The Arthur A. Sasahara, MD, Lectureship Award was introduced in 2012 to celebrate NATF Founding Board Member, Dr. Arthur A. Sasahara, for his dedication...

2014-08-25 23:01:49

Shane Michaels releases a review of Lynda.com, one of the largest libraries of business, software, and technology online training courses. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Lynda.com, a worldwide leader in providing online training courses for business, technology, software, and creative skills that is available for everyone from beginning enthusiasts to busy professionals has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. “In today’s culture and...

2014-07-30 23:11:33

Rachel Kramer Bussel, editor of The Big Book of Submission (Cleis Press 2014), was featured in the LA Times on her compulsion to hoard books. (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Rachel Kramer Bussel, editor of The Big Book of Submission: 69 Kinky Tales, uncovered the perils of compulsive book hoarding in an article for The Toast. Jacket Copy, a literary commentary column in the Los Angeles Times, wrote their own piece on excessive book buying, and revealed that the Japanese have a special word for book...

2014-07-23 00:21:24

- Greater patient engagement is essential to more cost-effective healthcare NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients and their caregivers should be much more involved in treatment choices, health planning and research, according to a new report from KPMG International. The report, What Works: Creating new value with patients, caregivers and communities, examines how existing models of care fail to engage patients sufficiently, which can result in over-diagnosis,...

2014-07-18 12:25:32

Partnership will build and extend categories of the Rachel Roy brand NEW YORK, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Topson Downs today announced that it has purchased a majority share of the Rachel Roy brand from The Jones Group. Under the terms of the agreement, Topson Downs, a privately-held apparel and manufacturing company, will form a partnership with Ms. Roy to develop, market and license the New York-based fashion brand. In the agreement Ms. Roy will retain 100 percent creative...

2014-07-09 12:29:54

Eight Kidtestants to Compete for Series on FoodNetwork.com NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Food Network icons and best-selling cookbook authors Rachael Ray and Guy Fieri return for season two of Rachael vs. Guy: Kids Cook-Off, premiering Sunday, August 17(th) at 8pm ET/PT. Eight multi-talented junior chefs are split into two teams, each mentored and coached by Rachael and Guy, as they compete over six episodes in new challenges, guaranteed to test their skills in the...

2014-07-03 08:22:52

Bowlmor AMF Awarded GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® Title for 'The Most People Bowling Simultaneously in Multiple Venues' NEW YORK, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Move over movie theaters and dance clubs, bowling has officially reclaimed its stake as America's favorite Saturday night activity. On Saturday, June 21(st), 2014, Bowlmor AMF, the largest operator of bowling alleys in the world, threw the largest bowling party in American history. Party go-ers from across 262 AMF, Bowlmor and...

2014-06-25 23:00:47

Eighth annual Greenwich-Stamford Open Water Swim unites Connecticut residents to find a cure. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Over 300 volunteers from across Connecticut and beyond came together on Saturday, June 21 at the eighth-annual Greenwich-Stamford Swim Across America event, raising over $300,000 to benefit Stamford’s Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT) in the fight against cancer. Participants spent the morning swimming half-mile, 1.5-mile or three-mile courses in the...

2014-06-24 16:23:10

LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile payments, solar power, beating heroin addiction; Crowdfund Television, hosted by Kevin Harrington, original shark investor on "Shark Tank" and Donald Baillargeon, anchor of the long-running business show, "MoneyTV". Crowdfund Television features profiles and interviews with entrepreneurs, start-ups and emerging companies, with new ideas, technologies and products. More information about Crowdfund Television and the featured guests is...

2014-06-23 20:21:23

Agreement to fund development of compounds for cognitive impairment associated with Alzheimer's disease and other conditions of the central nervous system SAN DIEGO, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bionomics Limited (ASX:BNO, ADR:BMICY) announces that it has entered into an exclusive Research Collaboration and License Agreement with Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, for its BNC375 research program targeting cognitive dysfunction associated with Alzheimer's...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'