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2014-09-20 00:20:57

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO PURIFYING WATER Profile America -- Saturday, September 20th. We pretty much take for granted that the municipal water that comes out of the faucets in our homes is safe to drink. But getting to that point was a major advance for civilization and health. The nation's first water filtration...

2014-09-19 23:09:40

New Information on Switching Employees to Individual Health Insurance Available Park City, Utah (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on why to switch employees to individual health insurance. According to Zane Benefits, though many employees may be more familiar with traditional, group health insurance, there are many benefits to individual health insurance that makes employees happier. The new article...

2014-09-19 23:09:00

A Plus Home Health Care Settles Whistleblower Litigation and Denies Wrongdoing Lantana, Florida (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 A Plus Home Health Care settled the pending US District Court litigation (US District Court for Southern District of Florida - Case No. 12-CV-60629) to avoid the financial costs and distractions that would have come with further legal proceedings. In this settlement, A Plus, Tracy Nemerofsky and Dr. Stephen Nemerofsky make no admission of fault or liability, and the...

2014-09-19 23:07:55

An admitted and A.M. Best “A” (Excellent) rated professional liability insurance carrier has recently announced available discounts of up to 40% for qualified physicians. Carbondale, IL (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 An admitted and A.M. Best “A” (Excellent) rated professional liability insurance carrier has recently announced available discounts of up to 40% for qualified physicians. This will allow eligible physicians the opportunity to significantly reduce their insurance premiums...

2014-09-19 23:04:40

Lifeinsuranceover50s.biz (http://www.lifeinsuranceover50s.biz/) announces a new blog post, “No Medical Exam Life Insurance for People With Heart Disorders!” (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Lifeinsuranceover50s.biz as released a new blog post announcing that clients who have heart disorders can still qualify for life insurance. Clients who have heart disorders can now qualify for life insurance plans that do not require medical examinations. No medical exam life insurance plans can be...

2014-09-19 23:04:38

Lifeinsuranceprices.info announces a new blog post, “Does Smoking Affect The Life Insurance Price?” (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Lifeinsuranceprices.info has released a new blog post announcing that smokers can compare free term life insurance quotes online. Clients who smoke or use other tobacco products can now compare free online life insurance quotes from multiple providers on a single website. Insurance brokerage websites gather offers from reliable companies. Smoking will always...

2014-09-19 23:04:36

Lifeinsure.biz announces a new blog post, “Top 5 Most Useful Life Insurance Riders!” (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Lifeinsure.biz has released a new blog post presenting 5 useful life insurance riders that can be purchased without medical examinations. Life insurance riders can drive coverage values up and make a life insurance policy more advantageous. Clients can read the newly released blog post to find more about extra options available for a no medical exam life insurance policy....

2014-09-19 23:04:29

Gary Jacobs to discuss the significance of the latest trends in the healthcare marketplace for Plans and Providers who serve the Medicare and Dual Eligible populations. King of Prussia, PA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 TMG Health, the leading national provider of Business Process Outsourcing solutions for Health Plans in the Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D, and Managed Medicaid markets, will sponsor a Networking Breakfast Session with featured speaker Gary Jacobs, Managing Director in...

2014-09-19 23:01:52

The OC digital healthcare firm offers its social media and content marketing services to support the worthy cause IRVINE, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 In partnership with Raw Beauty NYC, OC healthcare agency StudioPMG has been an active part of the project’s social media efforts. StudioPMG is honored to be a part of this movement, which aims to re-define the perception of beauty as it applies to disabled women. The Raw Beauty Project began as an idea by Shelly Baer and Vanessa...

2014-09-19 23:01:10

Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Health Group, New Jersey’s largest not-for-profit provider of home health care, hospice and palliative care and community-based care, was honored to join Deutsche Bank to ring the Opening Bell yesterday at the New York Stock Exchange. Nicole Petallides of FOX Business Network is Mistress of Ceremonies for VNA Health Group benefit dinner also at the New York Stock Exchange. Red Bank, NJ (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Health...


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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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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