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2014-10-21 23:02:29

16th Chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff will help oversee Defense Mobile’s branch-specific brands: ARMYmobile, MARINESmobile, NAVYmobile, AIRFORCEmobile and COASTGUARDmobile Westport, CT (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Defense Mobile Corporation announced today that General Peter Pace, USMC (Ret.), has joined its Board of Directors. General Pace served as the 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the most senior position in the United States Armed Forces. In that, General Pace was...

2014-10-21 23:01:49

Kansas City hospitals named “Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by National Survey Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Five hospitals in the Saint Luke’s Health System have been recognized as “Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization. The hospitals recognized are Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City on...

2014-10-21 23:01:43

The Firm is evaluating Xarelto lawsuits on behalf of individuals who experienced uncontrollable bleeding and other serious complications, allegedly due to their use of the blood thinner. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 As Xarelto lawsuits (http://www.thexareltolawsuit.com/) mount in courts around the U.S., Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a new study is raising serious questions about certain marketing claims made about the blood thinner. The study, which was published in...

2014-10-21 23:01:37

New Report from Global Justice Center & World Organisation Against Torture: US Abortion Restrictions of Foreign Aid Perpetuate Torture and Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment New York, NY & Geneva, Switzerland (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Today marks the 20th anniversary of U.S. ratification of the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT). Yet to this day, the U.S. repeatedly fails to meet its commitments under...

2014-10-21 23:00:54

The Intelligent Community Forum today named the world’s Smart21 Communities of 2015. The United States has five communities, four each from Taiwan and Australia, three from Canada and one each from five other nations and they range in population from 15,000 to more than six million. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 The Intelligent Community Forum today named the world’s Smart21 Communities of 2015. This select group of communities will now be in contention for the...

2014-10-21 23:00:18

CareSource, a nonprofit, Ohio-based health plan recently announced Kim Roherty joined its leadership team as Vice President Quality & Performance Outcomes. Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 In her role as Vice President Quality & Performance Outcomes Kim Roherty will develop corporate strategies for the continuous improvement of health plan accreditation and quality measures. CareSource continues to develop innovative programs with a focus on the needs of members in order to...

2014-10-21 20:24:14

Research Reveals Eight of Ten Healthcare Providers are Falling Short of Cost Reduction Targets CHICAGO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From the floor of the 2014 Strata Decision Summit, Strata Decision Technology (Strata Decision), a pioneer and leader in the development of cloud-based software tools for financial analytics, business intelligence and decision support in the U.S. healthcare market, announced the launch of StrataJazz® Continuous Cost Improvement, the first...

2014-10-21 16:29:52

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neenah Paper, Inc. (NYSE: NP) today announced it will issue a press release covering third quarter financial results on Monday, November 3, 2014, after the close of the New York Stock Exchange. The company will hold a conference call to discuss earnings and business results at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. Interested parties are invited to listen via webcast by registering through the Investor Relations section of...

2014-10-21 16:28:15

Healthy, Steady Growth in Eight States; Ranked #92 in Franchise Times Top 200 SUNRISE, Fla., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interim HealthCare(®) Inc., a national network of home care, hospice and health staffing franchises founded in 1966 and known for its continuum of care, added 15 locations in 2014 in eight states including California, Texas, Florida, Georgia, Virginia and New Jersey. The first locations in Utah and Maryland have opened. With more than 330 locations in 44 states, the...

2014-10-21 16:21:04

Q3-2014 diluted earnings per share (EPS) of C$1.04 increased 21 per cent over adjusted diluted Q3-2013 EPS of C$0.86 ((1)) CN generated record quarterly revenues and improved operating ratio to 58.8 per cent MONTREAL, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today reported its financial and operating results for the third quarter and nine-month period ended Sept. 30, 2014. Third-quarter and nine-month 2014 financial highlights -- Net income was C$853 million, or C$1.04...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

Gulf Coast Native
2014-10-07 10:36:07

The Gulf Coast native, also known as the Louisiana Scrub or the Gulf Coast sheep, is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to the Gulf Coast of the United States. The origin of this breed can be traced back to the Churra sheep that were brought to the area by Spanish explorers during the fifteenth century. Other breeds were later introduced into the bloodline including sheep from France and Britain. For many years these sheep roamed free and were able to adapt to the conditions in the area...

Texas Tan Tarantula, Aphonopelma anax
2014-09-22 16:22:24

Texas Tan Tarantulas (Aphonopelma anax) is a species of spider belonging to the family Theraphosidae. The spider is very desirable as a pet because of its docile nature. Like most Aphonopelma species, it has a very slow rate of growing. It is one of the largest tarantulas found in the United States, as it commonly reaches a leg span of five inches at full maturity, and sometimes reaches six inches. It is similar in coloration to Aphonopelma hentzi, but considerably darker. It can be found...

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...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.