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Educational Materials Addressing Prevention of Mosquito-Borne Viruses Such as Zika Now Available for Free Download in Portuguese and English

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BOZEMAN, Mont. —With the World Health Organization (WHO) calling a disease linked to the Zika virus in Latin America a global health emergency, the Project WET Foundation is now offering a downloadable educational module that includes practical lessons to encourage healthy habits to prevent mosquito-borne illnesses like Zika. Free of charge to download, the module—which was originally designed for use in Brazil, one of the countries hardest hit by the Zika virus—includes an activity guide for educators to use in formal and informal educational settings, a children's activity booklet appropriate for ages 7 to 12 and a coloring book for younger children.

VAs Polytrauma System of Care Marks One Million TBI Screenings

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WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Polytrauma System of Care (PSC) has hit the one million mark in screening Veterans for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), often regarded as one of the signature injuries of combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. TBI symptoms such as severe headaches, memory loss, reduced executive functioning, and tinnitus can range from manageable to seriously disabling, potentially limiting a Veteran’s ability to work and manage daily living.

California has nearly half of the nations solar electricity generating capacity

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The United States has slightly more than 20,000 megawatts (MW) of solar generating capacity, which includes utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) and solar thermal installations, as well as distributed generation solar PV systems, also known as rooftop solar.

New Forever Stamp Celebrates Lunar New Year

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NEW YORK CITY — The U.S. Postal Service rang in the Lunar New Year by issuing the Year of the Monkey Forever stamp today.

GSA Opens Federal Acquisition Gateway for Public Access

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WASHINGTON — Today, in the spirit of data transparency, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) went live with a public view of the Acquisition Gateway, giving non-government users access to a subset of what is available to federal government employees.

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Every Super Bowl Football Starts in UFCW Hands

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CHICAGO – Super Bowl Sunday is an American tradition and the American ideals of hard work, excellent performance and durability

Study: Medicaid Expansion Means Healthier Workforce

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. A comparison between states shows those that have expanded Medicaid are likely to have a healthier workforce. The Virginia

4C Pharma Solutions Will Be Attending the Pharma & Cosmetics in the GCC region , Dubai

The conference highlights include the existing regulatory framework of the GCC pharma & cosmetics sectors and create a platform

New York Road Runners Round-Up: February News and Events

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NYRR will be hosting events for all ages and abilities this month. Many events are festive and fun for the whole family, with kids’

Writer, Ad Films Director and Producer Sonu Tyagi to Debut in Bollywood as Director

Mumbai: Award winning Ad Films director, Writer and Producer Sonu Tyagi is all set to make his foray in bollywood with an Untitled

Cynthia Bens Named as President of the Alliance for a Stronger FDA Board of Directors

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Washington, D.C., February 5, 2016 – The nonprofit Alliance for Aging Research announces that its Vice President of Public Policy

TNT signs conditional sale agreement with ASL Aviation Group for airline operations

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TNT Express N.V. (hereafter TNT) has signed an agreement to sell its airline operations TNT Airways and Pan Air Líneas Aéreas to

NREL Explains the Higher Cellulolytic Activity of a Vital Microorganism

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Researchers at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the BioEnergy Science Center (BESC) say better

No confirmed cases of Zika virus in Kansas

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TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has not had any confirmed cases of Zika virus in Kansas.

UTSW recognized for innovative system to help ensure best practices, quality care for patients

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Innovator Award Leadership (l-r) Dr. Jason Fish, Mark Rauschuber, Dr. DuWayne Willett, Jacqueline Mutz, Ki Lai, and Vaishnavi Kannan.

U.S. House and Senate Pass Resolution Recognizing Brighter, Stronger Future for Catholic Schools Nationwide

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Arlington, Va. - In support of the National Catholic Educational Association’s  (NCEA) 42nd National Catholic Schools Week,  Rep.

Educational Materials Addressing Prevention of Mosquito-Borne Viruses Such as Zika Now Available for Free Download in Portuguese and English

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BOZEMAN, Mont. —With the World Health Organization (WHO) calling a disease linked to the Zika virus in Latin America a global health emergency, the Project WET Foundation is now offering a downloadable educational module that includes practical lessons to encourage healthy habits to prevent mosquito-borne illnesses like Zika. Free of charge to download, the module—which was originally designed for use in Brazil, one of the countries hardest hit by the Zika virus—includes an activity guide for educators to use in formal and informal educational settings, a children's activity booklet appropriate for ages 7 to 12 and a coloring book for younger children.

Super PACs Continue to Dominate Independent Spending in Lead up to New Hampshire Primary

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Total IE’s in Presidential Race now $176 million $14.3 million since Iowa As the Presidential campaigns

NAMs Timmons Concludes 2016 State of Manufacturing Tour in Baltimore, Maryland

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Washington, D.C., February 5, 2016 – National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons concluded the 2016

South African A Cappella Ensemble Ladysmith Black Mambazo Performs at Orchestra Hall

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South African all-male a cappella ensemble Ladysmith Black Mambazo will perform on Friday, March 4, 2016, at Orchestra Hall. Just

Cogent Communications to Host Fiscal Year 2015 Earnings Call on February 25, 2016

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WASHINGTON, D.C. February 5, 2016 – Cogent Communications Holdings, Inc.

Seminary Student Gains Global Experiences Through Swedish Exchange Program

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Amanda Detchman, shown here in Uppsala, Sweden, is completing an internship at Immanuel International Church.

National Energy Board releases enforcement review decisions

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The National Energy Board (NEB) has issued decisions regarding two Notices of Violation issued to Enbridge Pipelines Inc.

Governor Bentley Authorizes Emergency Funding for TB Response Efforts in Perry County

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MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Friday announced he has authorized emergency funding for the Alabama Department of Public

Dana-Farber to study ways to reduce overtreatment of DCIS

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Is the best treatment for some women diagnosed with a potential precursor to breast cancer no treatment at all? That is what

Now is the time for tobacco transplant producers to test float bed water

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RALEIGH -- Successful production of tobacco transplants starts with good water quality and with getting the right nutrient levels in

A Message From The NABJ President

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The 2015-17 NABJ Board of Directors completed its Winter Meeting on Sunday and I am pleased to announce that we are off to great start

NEW CENSUS BUREAU FIGURES REPORT RECORD YEAR FOR ARIZONA EXPORTS

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PHOENIX (February 5, 2016) – Preliminary data released this morning by the U.S. Census Bureau notes that Arizona's 2015 exports were

SS&C Technologies Announces Revised Fourth Quarter and 2015 Earnings Date

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SS&C Technologies (NASDAQ: SSNC), a global provider of investment and financial software-enabled services and software, announced

Attorney General Seeks to Pursue Allegations Against Bill Allen

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Anchorage, AK) – Alaska Attorney General Craig Richards announced today that, in accordance with an amendment sponsored by U.S.
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