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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:...

2014-10-14 12:27:43

DALLAS, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When asked to grade the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on a variety of objectives, physicians gave slightly better ratings for health reform this year as compared to last year, according to a recent survey. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141013/152041 The physician survey, conducted annually by The Medicus Firm physician search consultancy, also revealed that some skepticism still prevails for many members of the physician workforce. Fewer...

2014-10-14 12:26:22

Bolton has endorsed 76 Senate and House candidates committed to strong national security policies, and made PAC contributions totaling $415,000 WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ambassador John Bolton's PAC and SuperPAC announces a combined amount of nearly $2.5 million raised in the 3(rd) quarter of 2014 and more than $6.5 million raised from September 2013 to date. The Ambassador is committed to ensuring that American national security concerns represent an...

2014-10-14 12:25:05

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Newspaper editorial boards and bipartisan supporters have endorsed a measure to strengthen California Rainy Day Fund, announced the California Forward Action Fund, which is campaigning for the passage of Proposition 2. "Editorial boards have examined Proposition 2, heard pro and con arguments, and across the state have endorsed this measure that will stabilize California's boom and bust budget," said Phillip Ung, campaign...

2014-10-14 12:22:06

Large crossover SUV offers eight-passenger seating, fuel efficiency for Raleigh drivers RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As the crossover SUV segment as a whole continues a general trend toward an uninspiring middle ground, it can be refreshing to know that the segment still has its outliers. While eight-passenger seating and expansive interior cabins largely reside only in the domain of larger and costlier truck-based SUVs, the 2015 Chevy Traverse has proven to be...

2014-10-14 08:28:51

By Tory Burch NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tory Burch sees the world in color, inspired by people, places, and ideas--all of which influence her global fashion and lifestyle brand, synonymous with print and color. In her first book, Tory Burch In Color (Abrams; October 2014; hardcover; $50), she explores the many things that living in color mean to her. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141014/151918 Tory notes: "This book is a kaleidoscope of my greatest...

2014-10-14 08:27:30

Everytown Endorses State and Federal Candidates Who Have Shown Leadership in Effort to Keep Maine Safe from Gun Violence; Gun Violence Survivor Judi Richardson Joins Moms to Mobilize Voters; gunsensevoter.org/endorsements PORTLAND, Maine, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Everytown for Gun Safety's Gun Sense Voter roadshow stops in Portland today as part of the organization's campaign to build a constituency of Americans who will vote on gun safety this November and in...

2014-10-14 08:21:05

Raytheon delivers 10th AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar to Missile Defense Agency six months ahead of schedule WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. just gained another defensive system that will help protect the U.S. and its allies from ballistic missiles. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered its tenth AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar to the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) six months ahead of schedule. AN/TPY-2 is an integral element of the Ballistic Missile...


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.