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2014-10-14 23:13:13

TowerStrides Inc, an award-winning provider of mission critical technology and management consulting solutions to the Federal marketplace, has recently obtained a key process certification that demonstrate their commitment to quality, both internally and with client delivery. (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 TowerStrides has been appraised at Level 2 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI). CMMI is a process improvement approach that provides organizations with the...

2014-10-14 23:13:05

Affordable Care Act (ACA) Information that Payroll and HR Professionals Must Know Livonia, Michigan (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Attendance on Demand, Inc. will speak at the 25th Annual Rocky Mountain Payroll Conference at the Ameristar Casino Resort in Black Hawk, Colorado on Friday, October 17, 2014 highlighting key points for understanding the timekeeping aspects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Attendees will learn why it will be more cost effective to look at labor management systems...

2014-10-14 23:11:05

Two of the world’s leading experts in the All-on-4™ dental implants procedure have created a website to help other dentists around the world learn about the revolutionary procedure. Prosthodontists Dr. Saj Jivraj and Dr. Mamaly Reshad of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Oxnard and Woodland Hills, Calif., launched http://allon4doctors.com this month. OXNARD, CA (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Two of the world’s leading experts in the All-on-4™ dental implants procedure have created a...

2014-10-14 23:08:18

‘Reimbursement Tracker’ simplifies how med-device stakeholders track and manage insurance policy changes. Subscribers can keep a close eye on Medicaid, Medicare, and hundreds of private insurers across the United States. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 iData Research announces the launch of Reimbursement Tracker, http://www.reimbursementtracker.com, an insurance policy management solution that enables medical device, dental, pharmaceutical and healthcare professionals to...

2014-10-14 20:21:55

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (MACP) -- On October 7, the Mohammed VI Modern and Contemporary Art Museum - the first major museum to be built since Morocco gained independence from France in 1956 - opened its doors, showcasing modern and contemporary works by Moroccan artists. The museum has already forged partnerships with the Louvre in Paris, and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. "We are honored to sign this MOU and begin collaborating with the...

2014-10-14 16:26:36

CHARLESTON, W.Va., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- West Virginia's three major organizations representing teachers and other school workers have endorsed Delegate Doug Skaff in the race for the West Virginia Senate from the 17(th) District in Kanawha County. He has received endorsements from the political action committees of the West Virginia Education Association, the American Federation of Teachers-West Virginia and the West Virginia School Services Personnel Association. "West...

2014-10-14 16:21:17

Applications accepted starting Veterans Day WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), in partnership with Student Veterans of America (SVA), will provide two Army student veterans $10,000 each in scholarships under a new program making its debut at the 2014 AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141014/152134 Named the Raytheon Patriot Scholarship for the company's Patriot Air and Missile Defense System, the program...

2014-10-14 12:30:14

Studies Will Address Critical Role of Preventive Care in Improving Children's Oral Health LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Dental, one of the nation's leaders in accessible, affordable oral health care, announced a first-of-its-kind research collaboration agreement with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), a leading center of health sciences research, patient care, and education. Valerie J. Flaherman, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at...

2014-10-14 12:29:31

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA), a national nonprofit organization and leading resource for individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS), announces the launch of a new website addition accessed at mymsaa.org. Titled My Health Insurance Guide, this dedicated section provides comprehensive, easy-to-follow information and resources for the MS community about the Health Insurance Marketplace under the Affordable Care Act...

2014-10-14 12:29:21

New resource on health coverage, highlights hurdles patients may face accessing needed medicines WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) launched Access Better Coverage.org, a new website designed to educate consumers about the ABCs of health coverage and access to prescription medicines. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...


Latest Politics Reference Libraries

Tori horse
2014-07-03 13:16:45

The Tori is a breed of horse that originated in Estonia. The first breed type was developed between 1890 to 1950 by crossing native mares with European stallions. The Tori’s quality slowly deteriorated from inbreeding depression found in the 1930s. The Tori was then crossed with Breton Post-Horse stallions to alleviate the inbreeding depression. As a result a larger type of Tori was developed and became widespread. Further crossbreeding was introduced with Hanoverian, Holstein and...

Dutch Heavy Draft
2014-06-13 15:06:40

The Dutch Heavy Draft is a fairly new species of horse from the Netherlands. After World War I they were developed for heavy draft and farm work by cross-breeding a Brabant, Zeeland-type Dutch mare and a Belgian Ardennes. Since 1925, the only horse allowed to be registered into the stud book is from registered parents. Other names for the breed are Dutch Draft, Dutch Draught or Nederland Trekpaard. It is a relatively tall horse that stands about 64 inches high. Its coat is normally...

The History Of Drone Technology
2014-05-26 09:05:12

Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), are pilotless and non-crewed aircraft that are capable of flight either by remote control or through the use of on-board computers. Other names for these types of aircraft are remotely piloted vehicle (RPV), remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), and remotely operated aircraft (ROA). Drones are commonly used by the military, but are also being implemented in search and rescue operations and being utilized in other civil applications, such as...

Young Kerry Bog Pony
2014-04-17 12:16:10

The Kerry Bog Pony originated in Ireland, possibly a descendent of the Irish Hobby Horse, originally inhabiting the peat bogs of County Kerry, southwest Ireland. Although the exact origin of the Kerry Bog Pony is unknown, images from a 1617 book show similarities to the Irish Hobby as well as the Kerry Bog of today. The pony was initially used for transporting peat and kelp from the bog over a variety of terrain. Some were used to pull carts and others were for harness. When they were not...

EE-9 Cascavel
2014-02-05 12:39:46

Engenheiros Especializados S/A (Engesa) was a manufacturer of military trucks, armored fighting vehicles and civilian sport-utility vehicles located in Brazil from 1963 to 1993. In 1963, Engesa began as a private company installing all-wheel-drive systems in existing commercial trucks, rebuilt, adapted and updated armored vehicles and tanks from World War II which the Brazilian Army owned. The headquarters for Engesa started in Avenida Liberdade, Sao Paulo but moved to Avenida Das...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.