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National Business Group on Health Honors Erie Insurance As One of Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles

Erie Insurance among 52 Companies Recognized for Promoting Healthy Workplace ERIE, Pa., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Business Group on Health, a national non-profit organization of large employers, recently honored Erie Insurance for its commitment and d...

Health Secretary Stops in Erie County to Call for Health Insurance for all Pennsylvanians

EDINBORO, Pa., March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Health Dr. Calvin B. Johnson met with students and future health care workers at Edinboro University to discuss Governor Edward G. Rendell's plan to provide access to health insurance to hundreds of thousands of uninsured adults th...

ComPsych(R) Corp. Announces Health at Work(SM) Award Winners: Sprint, Erie Insurance, City of Naperville and Green Hills Public Library

Third-annual award entries reveal wellness trends of on-staff pharmacists, 'socially interactive' wellness and a focus on healthy aging CHICAGO, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- ComPsych recently announced the gold winners of the third-annual Health at Work Award: Sprint; Erie Insurance; City of N...

Corrected: Secretary of Health Urges Pennsylvanians to Get Immunized

...loring the dangers of not being immunized. erie County : Aug. 24 - 7:05 p.m. - Immunizatio...y called, "Here's the pitch ... Immunize" with the erie Seawolves at Jerry Uht Park , 110 E 10th St., Erie. The event is sponsored by the erie Immunization Coalition. Direct services will be pr...

Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Urges Pennsylvanians to Get Immunized

...loring the dangers of not being immunized. erie County : Aug. 24 - 7:05 p.m. - Immunizatio...y called, "Here's the pitch ... Immunize" with the erie Seawolves at Jerry Uht Park , 110 E 10th St., Erie. The event is sponsored by the erie Immunization Coalition. Direct services will be pr...

Breakthrough Nursing Home Alternative Now Available to Cincinnati Elders and Their Families at Deupree Cottages

...swire/ -- Cincinnati elders and their families can now choose a breakthrough alternative to traditional nursing homes. The new Deupree Cottages on erie Avenue bordering Hyde Park offer a warm, inviting home supported by 24-hour professional nursing care. Here elders live life on their own terms and fo...

Take A Swing Against Breast Cancer!

... once again to bring a Home Run Derby event to each of the 11 Minor League Baseball Stadiums across the state. The event will visit the home of the erie SeaWolves on Monday, July 20 th from 8 a . m . - 2 p . m. TIME SLOTS ARE STILL AVAILABLE TO PARTICIPATE AT JERRY ...

Dove and Early Canada Goose Seasons to Begin Sept. 1; Game Commission Posts Avian Influenza Information on Website

...the annual Waterfowl Symposium on Aug. 7. The symposium will begin at 1 p.m., in the Stull Environmental Education Center at Presque Isle State Park, erie County. Public comments will be accepted at the meeting or by sending a letter to: Pennsylvania Game Commission, Bureau of Wildlife Management, 2001 E...

Natural Products Foundation Program Makes First 'Healthy Match'

...h programs across the country are participating in the project: No Aids Task Force, New Orleans, La.; Leahy Clinic for the Uninsured, Scranton, Penn.; erie Family Health Center, Chicago, Ill.; West Side Community Health Services, St. Paul, Minn.; Creating Health Institute, Spokane, Wash.; Fourth Street Cl...

Pennsylvania Department of Health Receives Recovery Funds for New Healthy Homes Program

... new program aimed at improving the environmental safety of foster homes in erie and Philadelphia. "The Healthy Homes program is a national initiative...g lead, mold, moisture, vectors, poisons and child safety concerns. erie and Philadelphia were chosen based on a needs assessment conducted by the d...

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Erie in Biological News

Study: Tropical wetlands hold more carbon than temperate marshes

...ds are very effective systems for sequestering carbon." Mitsch and Bernal collected soil cores from Old Woman Creek, a freshwater wetland near Lake erie in northern Ohio, and from a similar flow-through wetland located at EARTH University in northeastern Costa Rica. Old Woman Creek had accumulated betw...

Tiny invasive snail impacts Great Lakes, alters ecology

...e not anywhere near that in the West. "In our most recent survey, we were lucky if we found a few hundred per square meter," says Levri. "In Lake erie they are not very abundant, but it is unclear what they are doing 100 feet below the surface." In New Zealand, the mud snails are not a problem be...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 25, 2008

... more in advance. Evaluations of Virtual Beach were accomplished using data collected by USGS, NOAA and other sources for Huntington Beach on Lake erie in northeastern Ohio. During the 42-day study, models developed by Virtual Beach correctly forecasted 24 hours in advance eight instances when E. coli...

A Great Lakes mystery: The case of the disappearing species

...oils, making them a vital energy and nutrient source for the entire food web. They are already gone from many large areas of lakes Michigan, Huron, erie and Ontario, said collaborating researcher Tom Nalepa. In Lake Michigan, there are almost no Diporeia found at depths shallower than 90 meters. Just 1...

Harmful algae taking advantage of global warming

... its more prevalent in developing countries, it grows on key bodies of water across the world, including Lake Victoria in Africa, the Baltic Sea, Lake erie and bays of the Great Lakes, Floridas Lake Okeechobee and in the main reservoir for Raleigh, N.C. This is a worldwide problem, said Paerl, Kenan Pr...

Floating a big idea: MIT demos ancient use of rafts to transport goods

...ible, Dewan said. Her analysis showed that the ancient rafts likely had a cargo capacity of 10 to 30 tons-about the same capacity as the barges on the erie canal that were once a mainstay of trade in the northeastern United States. Hosler said the analysis is the first paper of its kind to use modern e...

Cornell lab confirms deadly fish virus spreading to new species

...s from VHSV in Lake Ontario west of Rochester and in Dunkirk Harbor on Lake erie also have been reported. This month the Wisconsin Department of Natural Res...dead freshwater drum formed windrows of carcasses along the beaches of Lake erie in 2006, all victims of VHSV. Other species from the Great Lakes Basin ...

Researchers to study why dead zone returned to Lake Erie

...r of the project. "In the 1960s and 1970s the Lake erie dead zone was a key driver for enacting the Clean ...so the director of Michigan Sea Grant. In the Lake erie case, researchers will examine three main culprits...rt transportation and agriculture production. Lake erie is the smallest of the five Great Lakes. ...

Emerald Spectre haunts Ontario's ash forests

...ic step of creating a borer "firewall" in Ontario's Essex County. That involved removing all the ash trees in a ten kilometre wide swath between lakes erie and St. Clair, beyond the eastern boundary of the borer's current range. Regardless, the report notes, "the borers distribution expanded dramatical...

Road salt affects mitigation wetlands

...e destroyed during road building, but a Penn State erie biologist is monitoring the salinity of the wetlan...our-lane highway connecting Interstate 90 with the erie waterfront. A portion of the road crossed the Penn State erie campus. PennDOT asked researchers if they wanted t...

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Erie in Biological Technology

Discovery Channel to Feature Lake Erie Biofuels, LLC

"Shades of Green," a new television documentary on The Discovery Channel, will showcase the cutting edge technology and on-site laboratories at Lake Erie Biofuels, LLC. Erie, PA (Vocus) November 20, 2008 -- Lake Erie Biofuels, LLC , Pennsylvania's first large...

BioMed Realty Trust Extends Leases With Vertex Pharmaceuticals Through 2015

...signing of two lease extensions in Cambridge, Massachusetts with Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, totaling over 292,000 square feet at BioMed's 40 erie Street (also known as Vertex's Corporate Headquarters at 130 Waverly Street) and 200 Sidney Street properties. Both leases now extend through December...

FrontPath Health Coalition To Lead Community-wide Group in Pilot Program

...lth Coalition, through its non-profit Western Lake erie Health Quality Initiative of Perrysburg, Ohio, wil...nt and quality of life throughout the Western Lake erie region." About FrontPath Health Coalition: Fro... Fortune 500 employers in 1988 as the Western Lake erie Employers' Coalition. About the National Busines...

NanoLogix Inc. Announces Historical First in Energy Generation With Bioreactor-Produced Hydrogen at Welch's

...ams. Linked to that development and following our business plan for expansion, in the spring of 2008 we intend to begin bioreactor construction at the erie Wastewater Treatment Plant for the extraction of hydrogen from their protein-rich activated sludge waste stream." About NanoLogix, Inc. NanoLogix is...

Entrepreneurial Spirit Infectious in Milwaukee

.... Back in college, a couple roommates of mine hatched a plan to rid Lake erie of the dreaded zebra mussel, a tiny creature whose sheer powers of multipli...ir enthusiasm. They were gonna rid every boater and marina operator on Lake erie of zebra mussels forever and retire rich. They just knew it. Thats the ...

Johnson Controls adds renewable energy unit

...Controls already has established renewable energy projects involving onsite geothermal for the Utah Department of Corrections , wind turbines for the erie (Illinois) Community Unit School District, solar energy for the Denver Federal Center , and biomass boilers for the Indiana Department of Correction...

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