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2014-07-22 12:29:46

Ronald Fontana is discharged home while he waits for a matching donor heart transplant. He is enjoying his family, thanks to the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart powered by the Freedom Portable Driver. TUCSON, Ariz., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A central New York recipient of a SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart implant is home, discharged from University of Rochester's Strong Memorial Hospital with the Freedom® portable driver to wait for a matching donor heart....

2014-07-16 12:27:35

Now the Freedom® portable driver is available to all clinically stable SynCardia Total Artificial Heart patients in the US so they can be discharged from the hospital to enjoy life with family while waiting for their donor hearts. TUCSON, Ariz., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Freedom® portable driver received FDA approval on June 26, 2014 for use with the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart as a bridge to transplantation in cardiac transplant candidates who are clinically...

2014-07-14 04:20:31

LONDON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded an $80,768,012 firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Lot 7 Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer (MALD-J) missile (200 each) to include: data, mission planning, process verification program, and operational flight software. Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona, and is expected to be completed by June 30, 2016. This award is a result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2012, 2013 and...

2014-07-09 23:12:58

Arizona Cycling Tours, a Tucson-based bicycle touring company that specializes in providing unique cycling tours in the state of Arizona, is pleased to announce the dates for their fall 2014 Sedona/Grand Canyon Tour. Tucson, Az. (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Arizona Cycling Tours (ACT) is pleased to announce the dates for the fall 2014 Sedona/Grand Canyon Tour. Tour start dates are Sept 24th, 2014 and Oct 8th, 2014. Visit http://www.arizonacyclingtours.com for complete tour information. This...

2014-06-30 23:00:38

The CEO and Co-Founder of CEDR HR Solutions, the nations number one provider of employee handbooks, gave an exclusive presentation, “The Devil’s in the Details: A Guide to the Most Common Urgent Care Policy Mistakes,” to members of the Urgent Care Association of America. Tucson, Arizona (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 On June 12, 2014, Paul Edwards, the CEO and Co-Founder of CEDR HR Solutions, a Nuanced Media client, presented “The Devil’s in the Details: A Guide to the Most Common Urgent...

2014-06-26 16:24:53

Agreement to result in enhanced, long-term collaboration between Arizona-based Banner and The University of Arizona TUCSON, Ariz., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a historic move that will transform the health care landscape in Arizona, the University of Arizona Health Network (UAHN) and the University of Arizona (UA) executed a Principles of Agreement document with Banner Health, to create a statewide health care organization and a comprehensive new model for academic medicine. This...

2014-06-19 23:18:54

White Paper Declares the Southwest City’s Logistics & Transportation Industry as One That Serves Businesses with Interests in Mexico Tucson, Arizona (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 A new report by ITRA Global / Commercial Real Estate Group of Tucson LLC states that Tucson is physically and logistically well-positioned to serve as a Southwest U.S. hub for moving goods to destinations throughout the world, especially the ever-growing Mexico market. The report also states that Tucson’s...

2014-06-18 23:12:33

Nox Kitchen & Cocktails re-launches its newly designed website, announcing a strong marketing partnership with Tucson-based digital marketing firm, Nuanced Media. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 One of the latest Tucson restaurant concepts from Sol Hospitality, Nox announces a new partnership with Nuanced Media, featuring a brand new website reflecting the collaboration. The updated Nox site features an easy to navigate single scroll page with clearly defined information about...

2014-06-18 16:27:55

TUCSON, Ariz., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: MDC) is pleased to announce that its Richmond American Homes of Arizona subsidiary recently closed on three Tucson-area properties: Madera Highlands in Sahuarita, Westview Point in Tucson and Sycamore Canyon in Vail. The Estates at Madera Highlands in Sahuarita will feature 56 semi-custom, acre-sized lots backing to open space. This new Richmond American community in the established Madera Highlands masterplan...

2014-06-18 16:26:59

PHOENIX, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After more than two years of intensive neuro rehabilitation at Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, former University of Arizona student Sam Schmid has officially graduated from his grueling therapies and has returned to his hometown of Tucson, Ariz. to begin school and work. Schmid, 23, made international headlines in 2011 after wiggling two fingers as medical staff discussed taking him off life...


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2012-06-18 02:25:03

Symbol: ENTU Group: Moss Family: Funariaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   PHHA9 Physcomitrium haringae Grout Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Funariales Family   Funariaceae Genus   Entosthodon Schwägr. –...

2012-06-18 04:18:18

Symbol: CYTE15 Group: Dicot Family: Cactaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   OPCA6 Opuntia californica Engelm., nom. inval.   OPKLT Opuntia kleiniae DC. var. tetracantha (Toumey) W.T. Marsh.   OPTE6 Opuntia ×tetracantha Toumey (pro sp.) Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae –...

2012-06-19 04:06:11

Symbol: AMCO4 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   FRCO4 Franseria cordifolia A. Gray Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

2012-06-19 04:54:55

Symbol: ACTU2 Group: Lichen Family: Acarosporaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Acarosporaceae Genus   Acarospora A. Massal. – cracked lichen Species   Acarospora tucsonensis H. Magn. – Tucson cracked lichen

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2010-12-03 15:11:46

Frank Borman is a retired NASA astronaut and engineer. He was born Frank Frederick Borman, II on March 14, 1928 in Gary, Indiana. His father moved his family to Tucson, Arizona during Borman's childhood. He graduated from Tucson High School and then graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1950. Upon his graduation, he entered the United States Air Force and became a fighter pilot. He received his Master of Science degree in aeronautical engineering from the California Institute...

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