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2014-04-18 23:04:22

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research reports on "HIV Therapeutics Market To 2019" Industry Analysis and Overview. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/193009 (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 The leading business intelligence provider GBI Research has released its latest research report, entitled “HIV Therapeutics Market to 2019 – Limited Pipeline Efficacy Improvement, Patent Expirations and Stringent Healthcare Spending to Suppress...

2014-04-18 23:02:11

NoBullying releases today the Complete Guide to The Bullying Husband - http://nobullying.com/are-you-bullied-by-a-spousebfgf-learn-to-recognize-the-signs/. London, UK (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 A relationship is the coming together of two people in love to make decisions about money, career and family. The couple uses trust, understanding and cooperation to plan for their future. Each is concerned with the others dreams and future happiness. One person should never use threats or intimidation...

2014-04-18 23:02:03

Guest speakers for the event will include U.S. Rep. David Jolly, 13th Congressional District of Florida; U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, 12th District of Florida and Vice Chairman, House Committee on Veterans Affairs; U.S. Rep. Jeff Miller, 1st Congressional District of Florida and Chairman, House Committee on Veterans Affairs; Vice Admiral Matthew L. Nathan, Surgeon General, U.S. Navy; Bill Young II, son of U.S. Rep. Young and Beverly Young; and Dr. Robert Petzel, Under Secretary for Health,...

2014-04-18 23:01:45

Dr. Steven R Gerst is an innovator in the field of Health Informatics, a field that is setting new standards in healthcare. Learn more at: http://www.stevenrgerst.com. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Healthcare in the United States is on the verge of a major shift. The latest advancements in research and technology provide the potential to increase patient longevity, and streamline the practice of medicine. The Affordable Care Act's goal is to cut costs by making health...

2014-04-18 23:00:43

The non-profit Children’s Obesity Fund, cofounded by the Omidi brothers, is donating funds to the Obesity Prevention Center for Children and Youth, a highly effective organization that offers diverse programs to teach healthy habits to the young people of Brockton, Massachusetts. The donation will help purchase a new software program to track the weight loss, fitness level, and life style changes of participating youth. (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 The state of Massachusetts has one of the...

2014-04-18 16:23:05

MCKINNEY, Texas, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) announces the following webcast: What: Torchmark Corporation Annual Shareholders Meeting Webcast When: April 24, 2014 @ 11 AM Eastern 10 AM Central Where: http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=99015 Live over the internet - Simply log on to the web at the address above. If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be archived on the Web site...

2014-04-18 12:33:49

Personal view: Public health England's draft report on shale gas extraction More needs to be done to investigate the risks to human health that extracting shale gas poses, suggests a personal view published on bmj.com today. Dr. Seth Shonkoff, Executive Director for Physicians Scientists and Engineers for Healthy Energy, and his colleagues say that operations to produce natural gas from formations such as shale sometimes occur "close to human populations", but efforts to understand the...

2014-04-18 12:22:40

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dorena Hyatt of Meyersdale, Pa., has been disabled since the age of 12. "My disability affected my legs and I am no longer able to walk," said Hyatt. Now 65 years old, she lives alone and maintains her independence by using a power wheelchair. A component on Hyatt's chair recently broke, causing the electric unit to hang off the frame. But getting her chair fixed proved to be a bigger problem than it should have been. "After talking to...

2014-04-18 00:20:51

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO FIRST LAUNDROMAT Profile America -- Friday, April 18th.( )For urban dwellers, the difficulty -- or at least the expense -- of doing their laundry began to ease on this date in 1934 when the first public, self-operated laundry in the U.S. opened its doors in Fort Worth, Texas. The first name was...

2014-04-17 23:14:15

Teen rehabilitation expert to give presentation on psychological dynamics of addiction at conference for addiction professionals. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 New Beginnings Adolescent Recovery Center, the leading teen residential treatment program in the Southwest and one recognized nationwide for teen rehabilitation, announced today that CEO Johnny Patout has been chosen to speak at the Fifth Annual West Coast Symposium on Addictive Disorders (WCSAD) on Friday, May 30. The...


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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...

Black Marsh Trotter, Tramea limbata
2013-07-25 12:26:32

The black marsh trotter (Tramea limbata), also known as the voyaging glider or the ferruginous glider, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in many areas including Botswana, Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, Madagascar, Senegal, South Africa, India, and Sri-Lanka. It can be found in many habitats including tropical and subtropical moist forests at low elevations and wetlands, swamps, and freshwater lakes with abundant vegetation. This species is active throughout the year and is typically seen...

Southern Migrant Hawker, Aeshna affinis
2013-07-09 16:20:24

The southern migrant hawker (Aeshna affinis), also known as the blue-eyed hawker, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in southern areas of Asia and Europe. Its range extends from central and southern areas of Europe, areas in the Mediterranean including Sicily and Corsica, and from the Middle East and Africa to Asia. Its range varies depending upon weather conditions, so it is found in northern areas when temperatures are favorable. The southern migrant hawker is a small species...

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