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2014-08-12 23:01:18

In honor of National Health Center Week, the health center is offering information about single embryo transfers. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 National Health Center Week is Aug. 10-16, and in honor of the occasion, Advanced Fertility Center of Texas (AFCT) is sharing their expert opinion on single embryo transfers. They explain how during an IVF cycle, the physician and embryologist have to strike a delicate balance between giving a patient the best chance of pregnancy while...

2014-08-12 16:29:18

Dallas Office Expands 34% in 2014 SEATTLE, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global architecture and design firm Callison announced today that Kyle Jeffery has joined the firm as a Design Director in the Dallas office. Mr. Jeffery, whose career in design spans 29 years, will oversee projects in the department store studio. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140812/135571 "We are excited to have Kyle join the talented team of retail leaders in our Dallas office, which is rapidly...

2014-08-12 16:28:23

Austin Podiatry offers shorter wait times and two accessible offices in Austin, TX. AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Approximately 75 percent of Americans will experience a foot problem at some point in their lives; however, since the majority of these problems aren't congenital, there are ways to prevent foot problems from occurring. Whether a patient is already preparing for the Austin Marathon and Half Marathon in February 2015 or they're dealing with a recent...

2014-08-12 16:27:23

BOSTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CompuGroup Medical US (CGM) is partnering with Vida Y Salud Health Systems, Inc., a Community Health Center based in Crystal City, Texas, to celebrate the 2014 National Health Center Week (NHCW). To mark this year's observance, Vida Y Salud Health Systems, Inc., will host a 2-day Health and Wellness Expo from August 15(th) to 16(th) for residents of Zavala County and its surrounding areas....

2014-08-12 16:24:58

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty four hours of intense hacking, trouble shooting and energy drink chugging came to a close last week with the conclusion of Sabre's #ReinventTravel Hackathon powered by Sabre Dev Studio. The 24-hour codefest culminated in the creation of 16 unique and ingenious apps that have the ability to impact the travel industry in many different ways. Developers were given access to the new Sabre Dev Studio API platform for the contest but...

2014-08-12 12:28:45

Regional cohort of eight central Texas hospitals reports improved patient outcomes, financial savings from nurse-led initiatives ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The strategic response by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) to the Institute of Medicine's landmark report, "The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health," continues to demonstrate ongoing impact during its initial implementation in six regional markets. AACN began the national...

2014-08-12 12:20:47

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lake Truck Lines (LTL) received the Association of Corporate Growth-Central Texas Chapter's award for the fastest growing company in the San Antonio area for the second year in a row. The honor was presented to LTL as part of the Association of Corporate Growth 2014 Outstanding Growth & Emerging Company Award ceremony. "First and foremost, our goal is to provide solutions for our clients," said Douglas Cain, President of LTL. "As a...

2014-08-12 08:29:40

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors at the LSU Health Shreveport Feist-Weiller Cancer Center will now have access to innovative, precision-medicine technology that determines the unique biological characteristics of each individual patient's cancer tumor. Once that information is known, physicians can identify tailored chemotherapy or radiation regimens to attack it. The new capability is the result of emerging technology called tumor profiling. Feist-Weiller will...

2014-08-12 08:23:30

NEDERLAND, Texas, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OCI Partners LP, a Delaware limited partnership (the "Partnership"), announced its results for the three months ended June 30, 2014. The Partnership owns and operates a recently upgraded, integrated methanol and ammonia production facility that is strategically located on the Texas Gulf Coast near Beaumont. The Partnership's production facility currently has a maximum methanol production capacity of 730,000 metric tons per year and a maximum...

2014-08-12 08:22:58

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: BAS) ("Basic") today reported selected operating data for the month of July 2014. Basic's well servicing rig count remained unchanged at 421. Well servicing rig hours for the month were 73,300 producing a rig utilization rate of 69%, compared to 74% and 71% in June 2014 and July 2013, respectively. During the month, Basic's fluid service truck count increased by three to 1,019. Fluid service truck...


Latest Texas Reference Libraries

Wild Man
2014-01-28 14:30:10

The Wild Man of the Navidad has been claimed to be the first Bigfoot in Texas. It was widely reported in 1837 along the Navidad River, in Sublime, Texas. The slaves of that era called it “The Thing That Comes,” because it was never seen, but evidence pointed to something being there. During the night inside the cabins, food would go missing; their fattened hogs would be replaced with thin ones. However, no valuables were never touched. Tools would sometimes go missing but would return...

Davy Crockett National Forest
2014-01-20 14:27:28

The Davy Crockett National Forest is a national forest located off of U.S. Highway 69 lying west of Lufkin, Texas and east of Crockett. It is administered by the United States Department of Agriculture National Forest Service whose headquarters can be found in Lufkin. There are local ranger district offices found in Ratcliff. The forest encompasses a total of 160,647 acres in two counties. 94,481 acres are located in Houston and 67,361 acres are located in Trinity. This national forest...

Angeline National Forest
2013-11-01 09:50:24

The Angelina National Forest is a United States National Forest, one of four that can be found in Texas. The 153,180 acre Angelina National Forest is located in East Texas in parts of Angelina, Jasper, San Augustine, and Nacogdoches counties. It is managed together with the three other National Forests in Texas from Forest Service offices located in Lufkin, Texas. There are local district offices found in Zavalla. The forest lies in the Neches River Basin and on the north and south shores of...

Elmendorf Beast
2013-07-31 07:32:21

The Elmendorf Beast has been blamed for several attacks on livestock in the town of Elmendorf, Texas. A variety of opinions on what the creature was have been disclosed, with one such claim offering that it was a Mexican Hairless Dog mutated by illness. Some local residents associate it with the legend of the Chupacabra, and others claimed it was an escaped lab experiment or an unknown species discovered. In August of 2004, an animal perceived as the Elmendorf Beast was shot by a local...

Edwards Plateau
2013-04-19 19:37:49

The Edwards Plateau is an area of west-central Texas which is bordered by the Balcones Fault towards the south and the east, the Llano Uplift and the Llano Estacado towards the north, and the Chihuahuan Desert and Pecos River towards the west. San Angelo, San Antonia, Del Rio, and Austin make a rough outline of the area. The eastern part of the plateau is the Texas Hill Country. The trees of this savanna include a juniper-oak mix and a mesquite-acacia mix scattered over the fairly short...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.