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2014-09-17 12:32:10

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Going back to school is about more than shiny shoes and trendy notebooks. It's also about kids making new friends and adding those friends on social network sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. More than 60 percent of teens in the United States have at least one social media account, according to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. And while being online is a good way to keep in touch with friends, it's...

2014-09-17 12:31:57

Young Innovators Travel to Washington, D.C. to Compete for Prizes and Showcase Projects Ranging from Engineering Computers to Detect Wildfires to a Novel Biocompatible Medical Implant Material, and More IRVINE, Calif., and WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News Highlights: -- 30 U.S. middle school students awarded all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. to compete for more than $75,000 in awards on October 28 -- California has the most finalists with...

2014-09-17 12:29:11

DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Industrial Castings - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Industrial Castings in Thousands Metric Tons by the following Product Segments: Ferrous Castings (Gray Iron Castings, Ductile Iron Castings, & Steel Castings), and Nonferrous Castings (Aluminum Castings, Copper...

2014-09-17 12:27:26

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17. 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, a bipartisan group of members of Congress, led by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) worked together to assemble hygiene kits as part of Clean the World's ONE Project. The kit building session, which was conducted just a few feet from the Senate Floor, produced over 300 kits that will be distributed to national veterans' organization U.S.VETS, and a Las Vegas based women & children's shelter...

2014-09-17 12:27:12

$5.38 MILLION WILL BE DISTRIBUTED TO APOLLOMED ACO, WHICH WAS ONE OF ONLY 4 MSSP ACOs IN CALIFORNIA OUT OF 15 THAT ACHIEVED SHARED SAVINGS AND HAD THE 2nd HIGHEST MSSP ACO DISTRIBUTION IN THE STATE GLENDALE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. (ApolloMed) (OTC-QB: AMEH), an integrated physician-centric healthcare delivery company, today announced that ApolloMed ACO generated $10.98 million in savings of which $5.38 million will be distributed to...

2014-09-17 12:27:09

- Three-year findings regarding prophylaxis versus on-demand treatment in adults with hemophilia A WHIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare will present data on hemophilia A research at the National Hemophilia Foundation's 66(th) Annual Meeting, which takes place September 18-20 in Washington, D.C. The data, which will be shared through poster presentations, showcase Bayer's commitment to advancing hemophilia A treatment and patient care. Data will be presented in a...

2014-09-17 12:26:35

Document Provides Intelligence to Immediately Support Pharmaceutical Lot-level Management and Future Item-level Traceability Requirements LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GS1 US has published a guideline that details how to implement GS1 Standards to support the 2013 Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA), and enhance patient safety and security in the pharmaceutical supply chain. The document, titled Applying GS1 Standards to U.S. Pharmaceutical Supply...

2014-09-17 12:25:10

MIAMI, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- BONJOUR TELEVISION NETWORK GROUP is the first Television Network established in the US broadcasting 100% and 24/7 in the French language. Bonjour Television Network is an innovative television company, created and established under the leadership of highly experienced international television executives, branding specialists and system engineering integrators. This company plays an integral role in the expanding and always changing digital...

2014-09-17 12:24:28

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fifth Annual New York Law Journal 2014 Reader Rankings found KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, the top service provider in five categories for its suite of litigation consulting services, predictive coding solution and forensic and business accounting services. KPMG was also ranked among the top three in four additional categories for its e-discovery technology, online review platform, corporate investigations services and...

2014-09-17 12:21:14

Repokar, an acclaimed online destination for lucrative auto auction deals, is now open to the public with a new website. With a plethora of benefits for both, Repokar is now welcoming buyers and sellers from all parts of America. LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noted used car auction company Repokar has just announced the formal launch of their new, advanced website. With the launch of this website, the company's efficient service can now be used throughout the country to...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

Silver Appleyard Duck
2014-09-04 09:00:42

The silver Appleyard duck, also known as the Appleyard duck or the large Appleyard, is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England. It was named after its first breeder, Reginald Appleyard, who developed the breed at the Priory Waterfowl Farm to provide an aesthetically pleasing duck that could also produce large white eggs. Although it was brought to the United States in the 1960’s, it was not available to public breeders until 1984 and would not be officially accepted into the...

Tamworth Pig
2014-09-02 10:41:13

The Tamworth pig, also known as the Tam or sandy back pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated from the United Kingdom. It was first developed in Tamworth, Staffordshire in 1812 after a herd of pigs belonging to Sir Robert Peel was crossbred with pigs known as Irish grazers. It was later refined in Staffordshire and number of other regions including Leicestershire and Warwickshire. It is one of the oldest breeds in the United Kingdom and one of the least interbred, so it is highly...

Couch’s Spadefoot Toad, Scaphiopus Couchii
2014-08-05 09:20:52

The Couch’s Spadefoot Toad, Scaphiopus couchii, is a species of North American spade foot toad. The specific nickname couchii honors an American naturalist Darius Nash Couch, who gathered the first specimen while on a personal expedition to northern Mexico to collect mineral, plant, and animal specimens for the Smithsonian Institution. It is endemic to the southwestern United States, the Baja Peninsula, and northern Mexico. They can be found throughout the Sonoran Desert, which consists...

Sawtooth National Forest
2014-07-31 09:07:15

Sawtooth National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Idaho. It contains 2,102,461 acres of protected land that is separated into four sections known as the Fairfield Ranger District, the Minidoka Ranger District, the Ketchum Ranger District, and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The area was first designated as the Sawtooth Forest Reserve by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1905, but was given its current name and status after several land additions,...

San Bernardino National Forest
2014-07-31 08:53:16

San Bernardino National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. This forest encompasses 823,816 acres of protected land, which is divided into two separate areas by mountain ranges known as the San Bernardino Mountains located in the east and the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mountains located in the north. This forest holds eight designated wilderness areas, some of which overlap into Angeles National Forest, including Cucamonga Wilderness, San...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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