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Feb 11, 2016, 11:00 ET

Venter Institute, International Team of Researchers Publish Paper Outlining Key Genes in Toxoplasma gondii Strains that Contribute to Virulence

 The J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) researcher Hernan Lorenzi, Ph.D., in collaboration with L. David Sibley, Ph.D., Washington University...

Feb 11, 2016, 06:00 ET
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Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Honors Medtronic for Improving Diagnostic Tools for Lung Cancer

The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) awarded Medtronic the "Simply the Best" award at the ALCF's tenth annual "Simply the Best" Gala...

Feb 10, 2016, 17:01 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Announces Motorsports Sponsorships

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) announces its sponsorship of two established and winning motorsports racing teams – Chip...

Feb 08, 2016, 11:12 ET
Attorney Thomas J. Henry

Thomas J. Henry Representing Family of Man Mistakenly Shot by San Antonio Police While Holding a Cell Phone

 Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys is representing the family of Antronie Scott, a 36-year-old man who was fatally shot by a San Antonio police...

Feb 04, 2016, 11:11 ET
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Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Launches Second Phase of $180,000 Clinical Trial Innovation Prize

Each year, in honor of World Cancer Day, the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) launches a unique, international crowdsourcing...

Feb 04, 2016, 10:06 ET

Pilot Flying J Celebrates National Pizza Day with Free Slices of "Unexpectedly Awesome" PJ Fresh Pizza

In honor of National Pizza Day on February 9, Pilot Flying J is giving customers a free slice of its "Unexpectedly Awesome" PJ Fresh Pizza,...

Feb 03, 2016, 09:00 ET
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Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Honors Bristol-Myers Squibb for Improving and Advancing Breakthrough Treatments for Lung Cancer

 The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) awarded Bristol-Myers Squibb  the "Simply the Best" award at the ALCF's Tenth Annual...

Feb 02, 2016, 17:00 ET
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The J. M. Smucker Company Announces Webcasts of its Presentation at the 2016 Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) Conference and Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call

The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) invites interested shareholders, investors, and consumers to listen to its executive management presentation...

Feb 02, 2016, 16:44 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Announces Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2015 Financial Results

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today reported its financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2015.  A...

Feb 01, 2016, 13:56 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Announces Leadership Transition in its U.S. Wholesale Business Unit

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced a leadership transition in its U.S. Wholesale Brokerage Business. After an...

Jan 28, 2016, 17:08 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend To $0.38 Per Share

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) announced that its Board of Directors declared a thirty eight cents ($0.38) per share quarterly cash...

Jan 28, 2016, 13:12 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Appoints New Director

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced the appointment of Ralph J. Nicoletti to the company's Board of Directors. ...

Jan 28, 2016, 08:00 ET
Parkinson's researchers used proteomics to identify Rab proteins as a physiologic substrate of LRRK2, a Parkinson's drug target. This finding may accelerate current research and open a novel therapeutic avenue.

Identifying Another Piece in the Parkinson's Disease Pathology Puzzle

An international public-private research consortium has identified and validated a cellular role of a primary Parkinson's disease drug target, the...

Jan 27, 2016, 15:11 ET

Op-ed by Joseph J. Fins: What if no one noticed?

Imagine being in a nursing home months after a brain injury. Gravely injured, your life was saved by heroic medical care. Discharged from the...

Jan 18, 2016, 02:00 ET

TURN YOURSELF ON by Marina J Is a Woman's New Best Friend for Getting Your Fabulous Back!

You know how it is... you feel like you're going through the motions most days - you're not depressed - but don't feel you have much to...

Jan 15, 2016, 17:15 ET
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The J. M. Smucker Company Declares Dividend

 The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a $0.67 per share dividend on the common shares...

Jan 08, 2016, 08:35 ET
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5 Reasons a Cleanse is a Scam and Dangerous to Your Health

 This January, thousands of health conscious individuals will make New Year's resolutions to become healthier. A popular method is to purchase...

Jan 07, 2016, 08:00 ET

Cynapsus and Michael J. Fox Foundation Collaborate on Pilot Use of Wearable Device and Data Science Approaches in Phase 3 Parkinson's Clinical Study

 Cynapsus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CYNA) (TSX: CTH) and The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research ("MJFF") today announced that...

Jan 05, 2016, 16:15 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Announces Fourth Quarter Earnings Release And Conference Call Dates

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) will release its fourth quarter 2015 earnings after the market closes on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. ...

Dec 21, 2015, 14:30 ET

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires The Hawk Agency, Inc.

 Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced the acquisition of The Hawk Agency, Inc. in Peoria, Illinois. Terms of the...