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2014-08-27 12:26:51

ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year, more than 300,000 Americans, primarily adults over age 65, sustain a hip fracture, a debilitating injury that can diminish life quality and expectancy, and result in lost work days and substantial, long-term financial costs to patients, families, insurers and government agencies. And while surgery, the primary treatment for hip fractures, successfully reduces mortality risk and improves physical function, little is known...

2014-08-27 12:26:26

SEATTLE, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle is North America's most expensive destination for this upcoming Labor Day weekend, according to a new survey from TravelMag.com. The survey compared 30 popular destinations in the United States and Canada based on their cost of lodging. To stay in the least expensive double room, travelers to Seattle will have to pay $319 per night over the long Labor Day weekend. Compared to regular rates, that figure represents an increase of over 80%....

2014-08-27 12:24:11

Platform Development Supported by $1.6M Award from the DOE SunShot Initiative to Lower Acquisition Costs and Increase Home Solar Adoption Nationwide SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States, today unveiled Sunrun BrightPath(TM), the industry's first open end-to-end automated software platform that enables Sunrun and its certified partners to manage every aspect of a homeowner's solar system. In 2013,...

2014-08-27 08:32:01

For the first time, companies can now create their own trusted, LinkedIn-like communities that are connected to their business processes to engage customers, partners and employees in a whole new way SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the world's #1 CRM platform, today launched the Salesforce1 Community Cloud, defining the next battleground for customer engagement. For the first time, companies can now create trusted destinations for customers, partners...

2014-08-27 08:28:15

On September 17, $10 from Every Massage or Facial Will Benefit the Arthritis Foundation LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Massage Envy Spa and the Arthritis Foundation have joined forces again to host Healing Hands for Arthritis, a one-day national event to raise funds to find a cure for people living with arthritis, the nation's leading cause of disability. On Sept. 17, 2014, Massage Envy Spa clinics in Arizona, California, Hawaii and Nevada will donate $10 from...

2014-08-27 08:28:13

New Members will Receive 50% Off of Enrollment Fee and $50 in Savings Certificates for Jenny Craig Food* CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jenny Craig, a proven solution to weight loss and a leader in the weight loss and weight management industry, announced today that participating Jenny Craig centers will take part in a nationwide weight loss event "Ready, Set, Results!" September 1-21, offering prospective members the opportunity to get on track with their health...

2014-08-27 08:28:08

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, August 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, August 26, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,570.64, up 0.29%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.17% higher at 17,106.70, and the S&P 500 closed at 2,000.02, up 0.11%. The gains were broad based as seven out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index ended the day at 735.62, up...

2014-08-27 08:27:52

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to Raise $300,000 during September, Blood Cancer Awareness Month WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every three minutes, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed. More than 1.1 million Americans are living with, or in remission from, these diseases. Certain forms of these diseases are the most common types of cancer in children and adolescents younger than 20 years. Almost 150,000 Americans will be diagnosed with these cancers this year. There are few,...

2014-08-27 08:27:42

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Covalon Technologies Ltd. (the "Company" or "Covalon") (TSXV: COV), an advanced medical technologies company, announces the following financial results for its third quarter of fiscal 2014: For the three months ended June 30, 2014: -- Revenue of $1,291,378, a 13% decrease over the same period of the prior year -- Net loss for the quarter of $240,156 compared to net income of $238,826 during the same period of the prior year...

2014-08-27 08:27:28

SEATTLE, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ARCH Venture Partners, one of the largest U.S. technology venture firms investing in the development of seed and early-stage advanced technology companies, today announced that its eighth venture fund closed with more than $400 million in subscriptions. ARCH Venture Fund VIII exceeded its $250 million subscription target by more than $150 million. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140826/139842 "The enthusiasm behind Fund VIII...


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Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

Larry Page
2013-09-17 12:57:55

Lawrence "Larry" Page, born March 26, 1973 is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur who is the co-founder of Google, alongside Sergey Brin. As of 2013, Page's personal wealth is estimated to be $23 billion (US), ranking him #20 on the Forbes 400 list of the 400 richest Americans. Page is the inventor of PageRank, the foundation of Google's search ranking algorithm, and he and Brin own approximately 16 percent of Google's stock. Page was born in East Lansing, Michigan....

2012-06-18 02:47:19

Symbol: ECFR Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    I CAN    I Synonyms:   ECCRE2 Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P. Beauv. ssp. edulis Hitchc.   ECCRF Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P. Beauv. var. frumentacea (Roxb.) W. Wight   PAFR4 Panicum frumentaceum Roxb., non Salisb. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, CA, DC, IL, KY, MO, NV,...

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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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