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2015-05-19 16:30:14

Government of Canada also announces $13 million for increased pharmacy inspections to limit the diversion of prescription drugs to illegal markets EDMONTON, May 19, 2015 /CNW/ - The

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Source: USA.gov / GobiernoUSA.gov WASHINGTON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- May 19 - 23 is National

2015-05-19 12:32:21

A sharp increase in prescription drug costs drives higher rates of increase in 2015 SEATTLE, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Milliman, Inc., a premier global consulting and actuarial

2015-05-19 12:24:30

Heavyweight Fundraising Gala Raises Over 1 Million Dollars HORSHAM, Pa., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AAMCO,

2015-05-19 08:40:23

To address the unique challenges women struggling with drug and alcohol addiction face, Orchid provides a women-only rehab facility with programs designed specifically for women, facilitated by a predominantly

2015-05-19 08:39:53

NEW YORK, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association and disability advocates from its national chapter

2015-05-19 08:37:04

DUBLIN, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w53csd/global_hiv ) has announced the addition of the "Global HIV

2015-05-19 08:33:05

Winning Film or Video Awarded $5,000 and National Premiere at ObesityWeek 2015 in Los Angeles GAINESVILLE, Fla., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- It Starts Now, a nationwide competition

2015-05-19 00:21:08

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

2015-05-18 23:07:40

Security Life Insurance Company of America, a leader in the ancillary benefits market, is excited to announce the addition of individual vision insurance to their product offerings in Arizona,


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Biellese
2014-09-22 08:57:07

The Biellese, also known as the Piemontese Alpina or the Razza d'Ivrea, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in northwestern Italy in the province of Biella, the area from which it received its name. The origin if this breed is unknown, although it was considered to be a subtype of the Bergamasca breed by some. It is included with sixteen other breeds of autochthonous sheep that are managed by the Associazione Nazionale della Pastorizia. The Biellese held a high population...

Jaca Navarra
2014-06-17 06:16:19

The Jaca Navarra is a breed of horse from Navarre, Spain. It is a small horse in danger of extinction. In 1997 there were 240 horses and the population  slowly increased to 350 in 1999. Since then the population has increased steadily to a total of 899 horses as of April 2011, all of which were in Navarre. The breed is listed as endangered by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). In 1999 a breeders association (JACANA) was formed and the breed register for the Jaca Navarra was...

Migrant Spreadwing, Lestes barbarous
2014-04-04 11:57:49

The migrant spreadwing (Lestes barbarous), also known as the southern emerald damselfly, is a species of damselfly that can be found in Asia, Europe, and North Africa. Its rage includes Barbary in North Africa and the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Greece, India, and Mongolia. It is most often seen near still water that is brackish or stagnant. This species is similar in appearance to other members of its genus, having a metallic green color on most of its body and a tendency to hold its wings...

Pukwudgie, (Korrigan)
2014-02-17 15:15:28

The Pukwudgie is a small humanoid from Wampanoag folklore. The legend of this creature began in connection with the Wampanoag people's first beliefs that a creation giant had created most of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The Pukwudgies were jealous of the way the Natives adored the creation giant, but still tried to help them, though their efforts were in vein. So the Pukwudgies decided to torment the Wampanoag people instead. Because of this, the Pukwudgie was best to be left alone, or bad...

Community garden
2013-08-21 07:25:44

Community gardens are plots of land that are tended by a community of gardeners. In the UK they are knows as allotment gardens where local officials will rent a piece of land for their growing needs. Community gardens come in all sizes and functionality from the small planters found hanging around town, to the large plantings to help preserve natural habitats. Community gardens may be privately owned as well as publicly. One plot of land can be used as a whole, with everybody working...

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