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2014-05-15 16:27:39

The Advisory Board Company honors Nashville-based Accountable Care Organization and South Carolina-based health system with national awards for successful physician partnership WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MissionPoint Health Partners and Hospital Corporation of America's South Atlantic Division were selected from more than 900 hospitals nationwide to receive the 2014 Crimson® Physician Partnership Award presented today by The Advisory Board Company at its national Crimson summit...

2014-05-14 23:15:09

Version 5.5 supports two new hardware models, including one with AC wireless. Feature updates include more secure OpenVPN standards, better port forwarding, an improved quality of service interface, and better VPN accelerator integration. Simpsonville, South Carolina (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Sabai Technology today announced the release of an updated Sabai OS VPN Router firmware. Version 5.5 supports two new hardware models, including one with AC wireless. Feature updates include more secure...

2014-05-14 23:06:36

Storelli Sports, 110%, Apera Are First Three Clients For New Company Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Alchemy Global, the first crowdfunding platform in the Sports and Entertainment market matching accredited investors with growth companies, today officially announced Storelli Sports, 110% and Apera as their first three client companies on the Alchemy portal. The three established and fast-growing companies will use Alchemy’s platform to raise additional capital and...

2014-05-14 23:01:20

Dr. Arthur Bruce of Arthur L. Bruce, DMD & Associates, Pendleton, S.C. has been appointed to the Southern Regional Testing Agency (SRTA) and to the North East Regional Board of Dental Examiners (NERB). Pendleton, SC (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Dr. Arthur Bruce of Arthur L. Bruce, DMD & Associates, Pendleton, S.C. is excited to announce that he has been appointed to the Southern Regional Testing Agency (SRTA) and to the North East Regional Board of Dental Examiners (NERB). As a proud...

2014-05-12 23:00:46

Green sea turtle Eddie finds new home at Sea Life Aquarium in Grapevine, Texas. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 A threatened sea turtle found floating off the coast of South Carolina more than a year ago is getting a second chance at life. Eddie, a juvenile green sea turtle treated at the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program, can never be released back into the wild due to a buoyancy problem. Eddie is taking to the friendly skies and flying to a new home at the Sea Life...

2014-05-12 12:30:40

Research Partnership Will Combine Efforts of Leading Lupus Experts With Berg's Award Winning Technology to Develop New, Targeted Therapies FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and CHARLESTON, S.C., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Berg and the Medical University of South Carolina today announced a strategic partnership, designed to identify new therapeutic pathways and potential biomarkers to treat Lupus, the autoimmune disease affecting one in every 2,000 people and one in every 250 young African American...

2014-05-08 23:03:41

The South Carolina Aquarium and Edmund’s Oast Team Up For Fish for the Future Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Celebrate sustainable seafood at one of Charleston’s hot new restaurants, Edmund’s Oast, at the next Sustainable Seafood Dinner taking place May 19, 2014 at 6 p.m. This unique dinner, held on Edmund’s Oast’s outside patio, will feature six courses expertly prepared by Executive Chef Andy Henderson. Each course will highlight sustainable seafood along with fresh...

2014-05-08 12:31:31

CAYCE, S.C., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCANA Corporation (NYSE: SCG) will webcast a meeting with security analysts to be held on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, beginning at approximately 9:00 a.m. ET. At that meeting, SCANA's management team will discuss the Company's performance and give an update on the new nuclear project. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111004/CH80784LOGO The live webcast and related presentation materials will be accessible on the Company's website at...

2014-05-08 12:27:21

Mother's Day -- isn't just for biological mothers anymore BEAUFORT, S.C., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This May marks the 100(th) anniversary of Mother's Day in America. Mothers deserve all the flowers and chocolates that come their way each May. But so do countless other women who open their hearts and share their wisdom without genetic ties. And for Mother's Day 2014, those "other mothers" are stepping up and sharing the spotlight with biological moms.Sometimes it takes a...

2014-05-06 23:16:00

“Governor Haley’s recent passage of Emma’s Law (http://goo.gl/d9KMyj) for stricter enforcement of DUIs illustrates the importance of also finding a state’s regulatory black box for the practice of medicine.” Dr. Ira Williams, author, and patient safety expert, describes the equal need to find each state’s medical regulatory mechanism black box. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Find The Black Box (http://is.gd/UK4Uk0), the title of Dr. Williams’ third book on health care...


Latest South Carolina Reference Libraries

Francis Marion National Forest
2014-01-20 10:46:46

The Francis Marion National Forest can be found north of Charleston, South Carolina. It’s named for revolutionary war hero Francis Marion, who was known to the British as the Swamp Fox. It lies completely within the Middle Atlantic coastal forests ecoregion. This national forest is contained completely in the counties of Charleston and Berkeley and is 258,864 acres in size. The forest contains the towns of Huger, Jamestown, McClellanville, and Awendaw. Charleston offers emergency...

Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp
2013-09-16 09:53:35

The Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp is a cryptid, believed to inhabit the swamplands of Lee County, South Carolina, as well as the sewers and abandoned subways in the surrounding towns. It is described as a reptilian humanoid around seven feet tall. It is muscular, covered with dark hair and his feet, hands, and face has scaly lizard-like skin. It has three toes on each foot and three fingers on each hand. It is considered to be extremely strong and may have a spiked tail. The first...

Congaree National Park
2013-04-18 00:18:43

Congaree National Park is located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. The park holds 26,546 acres and the largest area of old growth forest in the United States. The establishment of the park began in 1969, when a group of conservationists began a grass roots movement to save the forested area from falling into the hands of private owners. Congress established Congaree Swamp National Monument in 1976, protecting it from loggers and in 1983, the area was designated as an International...

2012-04-02 13:41:45

Glyptotherium is an extinct genus of mammal related to the armadillo. Glyptodontids lived about 4.1 to 1.5 million years ago. It is believed this genus was wiped out by climate change or perhaps early human interference, although there is no direct evidence of humans preying on them. Species of this genus thrived in tropical and subtropical regions of Florida, South Carolina, Texas, and Arizona. The genus was named in 1903, and assigned to the family Glyptodontinae in 1995. Like its...

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2006-09-25 15:21:14

The Ostrich, Struthio camelus, is a flightless bird native to Africa. It is the only living species of its family, Struthionidae. Ostriches occur naturally on the savannas and Sahel of Africa, both north and south of the equatorial forest zone. Other members of this group include rheas, emus, cassowaries and the largest bird ever, the now-extinct Aepyornis. Six subspecies are recognized: S.c. australis in Southern Africa S.c. camelus in North Africa. S.c. massaicus in East Africa. S.c....

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Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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