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first_img Pinterest Donegal patients travelling north to save money on prescription drugs By News Highland – August 11, 2012 WhatsApp Google+ Google+ Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson The cost of medicine in the north versus the south is back in the spotlight again with claims that private patients in Donegal and other Border counties are crossing to buy their prescription drugs much cheaper.It is estimated that heart patients who don’t have medical cards can save up to €80 on a month’s supply of six commonly prescribed cardiac drugs by having their prescriptions dispensed in the North.This could amount to savings of about €960 in a year.The cost of medicine on the north versus the south is back in the spotlight again with claims that private patients in Donegal and other Border counties are crossing to buy their prescription drugs much cheaper.It is estimated that heart patients who don’t have medical cards can save up to €80 on a month’s supply of six commonly prescribed cardiac drugs by having their prescriptions dispensed in the North.This could amount to savings of about €960 in a year.The Independent reports that two chemists in Co Donegal quoted a total price of €96.54 and €96 respectively for a month’s supply of six commonly used drugs.Two chemists in Derry city, by contrast, quoted €17.80 and €21.62 respectively for a month’s supply of the same six drugs.Another Derry chemist quoted €38.15 for the six.The major savings reflect a recent report revealing that the HSE is paying 12 times more for drugs than the UK’s National Health Service.Talks are due to begin next week aimed at significantly reducing the State drugs bill.The general manager of Bradley’s chain of pharmacies in the North, John McArdle, said many patients were travelling from the Republic for their prescriptions.He told the newspaper that people in the know have been doing it for years but the majority of patients wouldn’t know they can get this service in the North.The Irish Pharmacy Union said community pharmacists have “no role” in deciding the base price of medicines, which are set by agreement between the HSE and the major pharmaceutical manufacturers. Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton center_img Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH WhatsApp News Pinterest Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter Previous articleTraffic disruption in Derry for Apprentice Boys paradeNext articleMalin Divisional Controller hopeful rescue record will be considered News Highland Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margeylast_img read more

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first_imgNews Twitter WhatsApp Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Twitter By News Highland – July 1, 2011 Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest WhatsApp Facebook Google+center_img Pinterest Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Hundreds of people took to the streets of the Creggan estate in Derry last night to protest about an attack on a community worker’s car.Several windows of a car belonging to Sean McMonagle were smashed on Wednesday night.The supporters made their way from his home in Rinmore Drive to the community centre in the estate.Sean McMonagle, who is a brother of Letterkenny Mayor, Gerry McMonagle, said he or the rest of the community will not be intimidated….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/smcg1pm.mp3[/podcast] Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Hundreds turn out for Creggan protest after Community worker is attacked Previous articleViable pipe bomb found near Strabane playparkNext articleProtest planned against Conrad Gallagher postponed News Highland Google+ 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal last_img read more

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first_img Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Latest Stories Coupled with her passion for Chinese history, art became an expression of who Oin Bailan is and the legacy of her people.China is one of the world’s four ancient civilizations and Oin Bailan’s art traces the country’s history back 5000 years.She said she is fascinated by everything in China’s history, from its cartoons to its operas.Oin Bailan is a student of Chinese history and she learned much about ancient Chinese history from her maternal grandmother. She has also traveled extensively learning about history and the folklore of China. Watercolor master shares glimpse of the process Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Published 9:09 pm Wednesday, March 2, 2016 Forty-five of Oin Bailan’s paintings were exhibited, giving those in attendance a bird’s eye view of the thousands of paintings that she had done during her 40-year career.Speaking through an interpreter, Oin Bailan first expressed her appreciation for the invitation to show her work at The Studio and Troy University.She told her audience that her love of painting started when she was a child. However, she contracted an illness at age 18 that left her legs paralyzed. She later turned to artwork as a way of healing and fulfillment. Oin Bailan has an affinity for children, heroic females, noble ladies and the mythical characters of her country.One of Oin Bailan’s paintings on exhibit is of Liang Hongyu, an ancient Heroine. The painting is supported, as all her paintings are, with a thumbnail description of the painting. “Liang Hongyu was wise and resourceful and won a great battle against the country of Jin with a far weaker military strength. As a result, the whole country sang victory songs about her.”Viewing Oin Bailan’s watercolor paintings is an exercise in art appreciation and a lesson in Chinese history.Joan Word, Johnson Center for the Art docent vice president, attended Oin Bailan’s art talk and demonstration at The Studio.“I looked at her exhibit and thought, how could she do this?” Word said. “Her artwork is really amazing. It is a style unto itself. What impressed me most was the detail of her work and the beautiful shading of colors. A major difference in Chinese watercolor and ours is that the figures are outlined in ink but the line is so fine that you don’t even notice it.”Word said Oin Bailan’s demonstration of her technique was fascinating.“She took us step by step and it is a very complicated art form, at least to me it seemed to be,” Word said.Troy University Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr. expressed his welcome to Oin Bailan and said having her come is just another way that the university is bringing about better understanding between the United States and China.“Understanding fosters appreciation and appreciation strengthens relationships,” Hawkins said. “Troy University has 1,000 international students, which is the largest percentage of international students in this part of the world.”About 350 of the university’s international students are from China, which Hawkins described as ambitious and hardworking.Oin Bailan’s artwork will move today to Suite 329 of the Rosa Parks Library and Museum on the Montgomery Campus, where it will be available for viewing March 4 – March 8. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel You Might Like Election 2016: Barron, Johnson elected to commission; Trump, Clinton sweep Pike County Three first time politicians tossed their hats in the ring and won victories and one incumbent held his seat on… read more Sponsored Content By Jaine Treadwell By The Penny Hoarder Email the author Skip Book Nook to reopen Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Master Chinese Watercolorist Oin Bailan was the guest speaker at the ArtTalk on Wednesday at the Johnson Center for the Arts. After sharing pieces of her artwork and explaining the process by which she creates the detailed pieces, the artist created an impromptu watercolor portrait of Troy University Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins Jr.Oin Bailan’s reputation as one of China’s most highly acclaimed artists preceded her visit to Troy and Troy University.Those who were privileged to view her exhibit at The Studio in Troy Wednesday will say anything they had heard about her artistic talent was an understatement. Print Articlelast_img read more

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first_imgWe present a new bed elevation digital elevation model (DEM), with a 1 km spatial resolution, for the Weddell Sea sector of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. The DEM has a total area of ~125,000 km2 covering the Institute, Möller and Foundation ice streams and the Bungenstock ice rise. In comparison with the Bedmap2 product, our DEM includes several new aerogeophysical datasets acquired by the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) through the NASA Operation IceBridge (OIB) program in 2012, 2014 and 2016. We also update bed elevation information from the single largest existing dataset in the region, collected by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Polarimetric Airborne Survey Instrument (PASIN) in 2010-11, as BEDMAP2 included only relatively crude ice thickness measurements determined in the field for quality control purposes. This have resulted in the deep parts of the topography not being visible in the fieldwork non-SAR processed radargrams. While the gross form of the new DEM is similar to Bedmap2, there are some notable differences. For example, the position and size of a deep trough (~ 2 km below sea level) between the ice sheet interior and the grounding line of Foundation ice stream has been redefined. From the revised DEM, we are able to better derive the expected routing of basal water at the ice-bed interface, and by comparison with that calculated using Bedmap2 we are able to assess regions where hydraulic flow is sensitive to change. Given the sensitivity of this sector of the ice sheet to ocean-induced melting at the grounding line, especially in light of improved definition of the Foundation ice stream trough, our revised DEM will be of value to ice-sheet modelling in efforts to quantify future glaciological changes in the region, and therefore the potential impact on global sea level. The new 1 km bed elevation product of the Weddell Sea sector, West Antarctica can be found in the http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1035488.last_img read more

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first_img Written by Tags: AFCA FCS/Cal Poly/Eastern Washington/Montana/North Dakota State/Northern Arizona/South Dakota/STATS FCS/Utah/Weber State September 3, 2018 /Sports News – Local Weber State #10, #13 In Respective FCS Polls FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailOGDEN, Utah-After a 41-10 loss to FBS Utah August 30, Weber State football still finds itself ranked highly in both of the FCS polls Monday.The Wildcats are ranked 10th in the STATS FCS poll and 13th in the AFCA FCS coaches poll.The Wildcats are one of four Big Sky Conference teams in the polls this week.Eastern Washington is #5 in the coaches poll and #6 in the STATS poll.Montana is #14 and #16 respectively while Northern Arizona is #18 and #20 in the respective polls.North Dakota State remains the top-ranked team in the land in both polls.Weber State travels to Cal Poly Saturday and will host South Dakota September 15 in their home opener. Brad Jameslast_img read more

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first_imgOctober 22, 2018 /Sports News – Local USU Linebacker David Woodward Earns Defensive Player of the Week Award Tags: College Sports Madness/David Woodward/Facebook/Mountain West Conference/New Mexico Lobos/Utah State Football Brad James Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLOGAN, Utah-Per news released Sunday, Utah State sophomore linebacker David Woodward was named as the College Sports Madness Mountain West defensive player of the week for his role in the Aggies’ 24-16 win at Wyoming Saturday.At Laramie, Wyo., Woodward, a native of Olympia, Wash., amassed a game-high 16 tackles, a forced fumble and a pass breakup for the Aggies.This was Woodward’s fifth double-digit tackle performance of the season.The Aggies, who have won six straight games, improved to 6-1 on the season, their best start since 1974.Utah State’s season continues Saturday at home against the New Mexico Lobos for a 2:00 pm kickoff. This game will be streamed live on Facebook.The Aggies also received 50 votes in The Associated Press poll and 63 votes in the coaches’ poll. In effect, this would make them the 27th ranked team in the land.last_img read more

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first_imgThe biorefinery will produce 200,000 tpy (tons per year) of High-Quality Renewable Diesel from advanced bio-feedstocks non in competition with food Maire Tecnimont Group and Essential Energy USA sign agreement for new renewable diesel biorefinery in South America. (Credit: Thomas H. from Pixabay) Maire Tecnimont S.p.A., through its subsidiary NextChem and Essential Energy USA Corp. today have executed a Front-End Engineering Design contract as well as a Memorandum of Understanding for the construction of a new biorefinery in South America for the production of Renewable Diesel. Essential Energy USA Corp is one of the leading biofuels producers in South America.Subject to the client’s Final Investment Decision, the biorefinery will produce 200,000 tpy (tons per year) of High-Quality Renewable Diesel from advanced bio-feedstocks non in competition with food. NextChem will be the exclusive EPC contractor. The project is expected to be operational in 2023.The biorefinery will transform natural oil, waste vegetables oils and tallow into HVO (Hydrogenated Vegetable Oils) also known in the market as Renewable Diesel. The Renewable Diesel is a fuel which is chemically identical to petroleum-based diesel with the advantage of improved performance. It is used worldwide as a drop-in biofuel in diesel vehicles with no engine modifications. Furthermore, the Renewable Diesel allows a Carbon Intensity reduction, for greenhouse gas emissions, above 80 percent compared with petroleum-based diesel.Maire Tecnimont Group has exhaustive experience in EPC contracting in Energy Services including in South America. Additionally, NextChem has been active in energy transition projects with a focus on deploying solutions in carbon footprint reduction, through the development of new technologies for the production of biofuels and biochemicals from biobased feedstock and circular chemicals from waste.Pierroberto Folgiero, Maire Tecnimont Group and NextChem Chief Executive Officer, commented: “Our business in the biofuels sector and in particular on the Renewable Diesel segment is gradually growing and South America is a very interesting area for us. Low carbon mandates in North America and Europe will drive strong demand and premium pricing: this, together with the availability of proven technologies and solid EPC capabilities opens a path of market success for such investments. We are proud to be the partner of a sector- leader company such as Essential Energy USA Corp. in this world scale industrial initiative which enhances the EPC capabilities of Maire Tecnimont Group in green chemistry and the biofuels market.” Source: Company Press Releaselast_img read more

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first_imgMcCambridge has announced it intends to close two of its own-label division factories as part of its strategy to streamline the business.Group commercial director Neil Fraser said Lisa Bakery in Oldham, which produces predominantly Swiss rolls and mini rolls, and William Lusty in Heywood, Lancashire, which manufactures slab cakes, have “physical constraints” that do not facilitate economic growth.“It is proposed to transfer the production at these sites to other north west-based manufacturing facilities within the own-label division of the McCambridge group,” said Fraser. “We’re not walking away from these products, we’re just going to move them, and obviously this will require staffing at the other sites.” He admitted that “realistically there will be some jobs at risk”, but said it’s too early to say how many. The equivalent of around 65 full-time staff are employed at Lisa Bakery, and 40 at William Lusty, he said.The firm will now enter into consultations with the Bakers, Food & Allied Workers Union and its employees on the proposals, which are expected to last a minimum of 30 days.last_img read more

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first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享PV Magazine:Bangladeshi power minister Nasrul Hamid has said the government has invited China to accelerate the renewable energy ambitions of the South Asian nation because private sector investors were not driving forward solar deployment fast enough.Welcoming the decision to form a joint venture (JV) between state-owned entities from each nation which will drive 450 MW of new solar capacity and a 50 MW wind farm, Hamid said lack of local investment meant solar power projects still cost $0.10-0.13/kWh in Bangladesh despite marked falls elsewhere in the world.Bangladesh’s highest decision-making body, the cabinet committee, on Monday approved a joint venture which will see the host nation’s North-West Power Generation Company Limited supply land for clean energy generation. Chinese engineering contractor the National Machinery Import and Export Corporation will invest an estimated $500 million in developing the planned solar and wind facilities, via the new Bangladesh-China Power Company (Pvt) Ltd Renewables entity.It is not clear whether the JV will be established as part of China’s continent-spanning Belt and Road Initiative infrastructure program of which Bangladesh is a member, but Hamid confirmed Dhaka wants at least 3 GW of solar capacity installed in the years ahead.Under the terms of the JV arrangement – which was held up, in part, by the Covid-19 crisis in Bangladesh – a 60 MW solar plant, for which a feasibility study has been prepared, will be set up on 205 acres of government-owned, non-cultivated ‘khas’ land, with the facility set to go online by next June. A feasibility study has also been prepared for a 100 MW solar project planned in the Sirajganj district. That facility is expected to begin generating by June 2022 and arrangements to lease the required land are under way.The 50 MW wind farm has been planned near the southern port of Payra and wind mapping of the site is almost complete, with the facility expected to be operational by December 2022.[Syful Islam]More: Bangladesh looks to Beijing to speed its solar ambition Bangladesh turns to China for help with its solar development planslast_img read more

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first_imgWhen you think of the sounds of the Blue Ridge, what comes to mind?There’s the whispers of the wind in the trees, the roars of rushing waters, the crunching of leaves under your hiking boots, but nothing quite compares to the sounds of wildlife within the woods. Time spent outdoors is time spent in a concert of the tunes created by many different types of birds. From the beautiful melodies of the birds at grandma’s house to the annoying ones that haunt you on your lunch breaks, do you ever wonder what unique bird is serenading you? Now you don’t have to wonder as, like most things, there’s an app for that!Courtesy of Wildlife AcousticsNew to Apple’s App Store, Song Sleuth is the convergence of science and art that can be used by anyone from beginner to veteran bird watchers and has created a buzz amongst outdoor resources such as Sierra Magazine and Tree Hugger.In a similar fashion of the apps that can listen and tell you what song is playing on the radio, Song Sleuth is capable of listening to a birdsong and reporting back to you the type of bird you are likely hearing. Created by Wildlife Acoustics, Song Sleuth is not the only birdsong recognition app to hit the market, but it is the first to have an extensive library of nearly 200 popular North American species of birds.The company joined forces with world-renowned ornithologist David Sibley to develop the app. Sibley is the author of one of North America’s top comprehensive guides in the field of birdwatching. Amongst the features of Song Sleuth are original illustrations by Sibley, seasonal range maps, and specific information on each bird species. Creating a full learning experience for the ears and the eyes, Song Sleuth even provides its users with spectrograms, which are color coded levels of sound that helps to differentiate similar sounding birdsongs. For particular birds found in specific places, the app gives you the capability to keep track of what birds you found where on a map.Working the app is simple. In a process that takes just seconds, the user can record the chirps, the app will then suggest the top three birds that are likely to have produced the tune and it has reference clips you can play to compare what the type of bird sounds like with what you are hearing live.Song Sleuth is a unique example of how you can connect to the outdoors without having years of experience in a niche field like birdwatching. With a 21st century take on birdwatching, Wildlife Acoustics is currently offering the app for apple products with an expected release for an android compatible version this fall. The technology to make this app possible took 12 years to perfect, and can be at your fingertips for the current app charge of $9.99. To read more on how the app performs in the field, check out the feedback from The National Audubon Society, a society dedicated to the protection of birds, who put it to the test.last_img read more

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