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2009-10-19 13:30:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere & Denegre L.L.P. announced today that Michael B. Donald, Joshua A. Norris, Amy L. Vazquez, and Nicole M. Duarte have joined the firm and will practice from the firm's Houston office. The four attorneys joined the firm from the Houston office of Lemle & Kelleher, L.L.P., and the move adds four litigation attorneys to Jones Walker's Houston office. William H. Hines, Jones Walker's Managing...

2009-08-11 15:12:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Indianapolis-based consulting firm Walker Information has announced the appointment of Phillip A. Bounsall as president. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090811/DE60220) "Over the past five years, Phil has been the lead architect in our transformation from a research company to a professional services consulting firm - a move that is right for our future," former president, and current Chairman and CEO Steven F. Walker said. As executive...

2009-07-10 14:18:17

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is urging elderly adults who use canes and walkers as walking aids to be properly assessed and fitted by a physical therapist to avoid fall-related injuries. This advice comes in response to a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (June 2009), which found that 47,000 senior citizens end up in emergency rooms each year due to falls from improper use and fit of walkers and canes.The study, conducted by government...

2009-07-10 08:33:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is urging elderly adults who use canes and walkers as walking aids to be properly assessed and fitted by a physical therapist to avoid fall-related injuries. This advice comes in response to a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (June 2009), which found that 47,000 senior citizens end up in emergency rooms each year due to falls from improper use and fit of...

2009-06-29 13:27:27

More than 47,000 seniors were treated in hospitals from 2001 to 2006 for injuries from falls involving walkers and canes, U.S. health officials said. A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, found that people were seven times more likely to be injured in a fall with a walker as with a cane. The study, which examined six years of emergency department medical records, determined older women sustained 78 percent of...

2009-06-29 10:26:00

NEW ORLEANS, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Jones Walker is pleased to announce top rankings in the 2009 edition of "Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business." For the third consecutive year, Jones Walker is the only law firm in the state of Louisiana to be ranked in the first band - the top tier--in each of the nine areas of practice Chambers USAcovers in Louisiana. The firm received first-band rankings in the practice areas of Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring,...

2009-06-23 14:19:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunday, May 31, 2009, will live in the hearts and minds of everyone whose tears of joy followed 5-year-old Alexzander Prado's amazing feat at the Southern California Abilities Expo (www.abilitiesexpo.com) in the Anaheim Convention Center. This was the day that a triumphant little boy overcame his congenital cerebral palsy to walk hands-free for the very first time. It was also the day that two strangers, so touched by what they saw, bought...

2009-05-15 11:01:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of 15 investigative bloggers at InvestigativeMommyBlogger.com reported that small children were rushed to emergency rooms an estimated 23,628 times because of shopping cart injuries in the U.S. in 2007 alone. Since so many plummet head-first to the floor, sidewalk or parking lot, two-thirds of those children had head injuries. The report reveals that shopping carts sent more children age 5 and under to the hospital than cribs, high chairs,...

2009-04-21 09:30:00

NEW ORLEANS, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jones Walker is pleased to announce that Marjorie A. McKeithen, APLC has affiliated with the firm as of counsel, working with the firm's Energy Industry and Government Relations teams. She will serve as an independent contractor and practice from the firm's New Orleans office. Ms. McKeithen affiliates with the firm after serving as Secretary for the Louisiana Mineral Board and Assistant Secretary to the Louisiana Department of Natural...

2009-04-02 14:26:44

Chemists at New York University and Harvard University have created a bipedal, autonomous DNA "walker" that can mimic a cell's transportation system. The device, which marks a step toward more complex synthetic molecular motor systems, is described in the most recent issue of the journal Science. For a video demonstration of the walker, go to http://www.nyu.edu/public.affairs/videos/qtime/biped_movie.mov.Two fundamental components of life's building blocks are DNA, which encodes instructions...


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2012-06-18 08:08:14

Symbol: CAWAW2 Group: Dicot Family: Onagraceae Duration: Annual Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   CLWA4 Clylismia walkeri A. Nelson   OEMUO Oenothera multijuga S. Watson var. orientalis Munz   OEWA Oenothera walkeri (A. Nelson) P.H. Raven Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, CO, NM Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants...

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