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2014-10-17 12:29:26

HOUSTON, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital recently partnered with Cypress Creek EMS and the D. Bradley McWilliams YMCA to provide real life education to the community on the importance of early heart attack care, also known as acute myocardial infarction (AMI). The organizations worked together to organize a code AMI drill on Wednesday, July 30, starting with a mock patient having symptoms of a heart attack at the YMCA facility in...

2014-10-17 08:26:02

Firm acquires a majority stake in leading hybrid standalone emergency & urgent care provider FRISCO, Texas and PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altamont Capital Partners (Altamont) and Kingfish Group (Kingfish) today announced a majority equity investment into Legacy ER & Urgent Care (Legacy), a leading operator of hybrid standalone ER and urgent care clinics. Founded in 2008, Legacy currently operates two clinics in the Dallas area, providing unscheduled medical...

2014-10-17 08:23:40

Every Halloween season, swingers post multiple Halloween themed swinger parties on Swinglifestyle.com. Swingers in Texas, California, Arizona, Florida and New York hold record parties during Halloween. MIAMI, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adult dating has become a trend in the Americas and the United States is definitely one of the greatest examples. More to the point, swinging has become a widely seen and accepted practice to the extremely open societies of today. Swingers in...

2014-10-16 23:13:03

Leading CRM Provider for Commercial Real Estate Announces the Release of Intuitive New Brochure, Microsite and Content Creation Tool for Brokers and Marketing Professionals Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Today Ascendix Technologies officially announced the release of xRE Composer, an intuitive solution to assist brokers in the creation of brochures and microsites to market properties, listings and availabilities. This content creation and publishing system gives everyone the...

2014-10-16 23:04:11

Arthritis has a significant economic impact on our economy, costing $128 billion annually in medical care and indirect expenses, including lost wages and productivity. Arthritis Foundation and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas' partnership will aid in the foundation's effort to support those with the more 100 different types of Arthritis. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Arthritis has a significant economic impact on our economy, costing $128 billion annually in medical care and...

2014-10-16 23:03:35

Texas’ Premier Physical Therapy Provider Celebrates 10 Years of Clinical Expertise, Excellent Customer Service, and Compassionate Care. New Braunfels, TX (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) is proud to celebrate their 10th anniversary this year. In October 2004, Andrew Bennett, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, Larry Benz, DPT, OCS, MBA, MAPP, John Childs, PT, PhD, MBA, OCS, FAPTA, and Rob Wainner, PT, PhD, came together to establish a physical therapy practice...

2014-10-16 23:02:44

Will Save 300,000 Gallons of Diesel per Year with New Aerodynamic Technology El Paso, TX (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Mesilla Valley Transportation (MVT), the largest trucking company in West Texas and New Mexico, is continuing to make advances in fuel efficiency by outfitting their entire fleet of 1,200 semi-tractors with new aerodynamic technologies produced by FlowBelow Aero, an entrepreneurial company based in Austin, Texas. Since its founding in 1981, MVT has built a reputation in the...

2014-10-16 16:30:18

DALLAS, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jenny McCarthy will host the 1(st) annual "Saturday Night Spectacular" Celebrity golf tournament and VIP party on Saturday, October 18(th), 2014 benefiting Generation Rescue for Autism. The star studded extravaganza will feature Hollywood Celebrity guests including Donnie Wahlberg, Kevin Sorbo, Ashley Greene, John O'Hurley, Corey Feldman, Gary Valentine, Debbie Dunning, Kato Kaelin, Josh Henderson, Sam Hennings, Bruce Thomas, Kevin...

2014-10-16 16:28:09

CEC Entertainment, Inc. Purchases 147-store Pizza Chain from ACON Investments IRVING, Texas, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CEC Entertainment, Inc. ("CEC"), the nationally recognized leader in family dining and entertainment which operates 577 Chuck E. Cheese's stores, today announced that CEC has acquired Peter Piper Pizza ("Peter Piper"), a leading pizza and entertainment restaurant chain operating 32 company-owned locations and 115 franchises in the southwestern U.S. and Mexico,...

2014-10-16 12:29:26

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas joins community partners in statewide effort to help educate uninsured individuals about the Affordable Care Act RICHARDSON, Texas, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) today launched a statewide education effort to help more than 6.2 million uninsured Texans find affordable health insurance options and begin to benefit from important medical services that meet their needs. Consumer education is essential to helping...


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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