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Thursday, January 9, 2014

  • Posted at 12:46 PM
    Pinnaclife, Inc., owned by McCord Research Inc., and founded by Darlene McCord, Ph.D., FAPWCA, produces supplements that promote the health of both the gut (digestive tract) and the brain. The gut has been called the second brain due to its many analogies with the cognitive brain, including the use of its own neural network and neurotransmitters, and its ability to sense the environment and danger. In addition, the second brain (gut) produces most of the body's serotonin and ... read more

Thursday, December 26, 2013

  • Posted at 1:48 PM
    McCord Research, Inc., founded by Darlene McCord, Ph.D., FAPWCA, has produced a valuable guide to help people with diabetes take care of their feet for a lifetime. Dr. McCord has over 30 years of experience in the skin and wound care industry. Ten years ago she also created the most successful skin and wound care product line in North America. (Logo: Dr. McCord has a long-standing interest in helping people with diabetes care for their skin. ... read more

Monday, December 16, 2013

  • Iowa-based Retailer Launches --- TITONKA, Iowa, Dec. 16, 2013
    Posted at 7:03 AM
    Iowa-based internet retailer, Coddington Online Enterprises LLC, today announced that its new online store at is open for business. Company founder and owner, Beth Coddington, has owned dogs for most of her life. The founder states, "A lot of people treat their pets like family. We wanted to launch an online store where dog owners could continually go to find extremely durable products for keeping their pets happy, healthy, and safe." currently stocks dog gates, pet carriers, dog ... read more

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

  • Posted at 2:21 PM
    McCord Research, Inc., founded by the renown biochemist, Darlene McCord, Ph.D., FAPWCA, has submitted a new patent application entitled "Hydroxytyrosol and Oleuropein Compositions For Induction of DNA Damage, Cell Death and Inhibition of LSD1", based on the exciting discovery of the ability of two phytochemicals found in olives to inhibit a molecule expressed in various cancers. The two phytochemicals, hydroxytyrosol and oleuropein, were discovered to inhibit cancer cells and inhibit the activity of lysine specific demethylase 1 (LSD1), an ... read more

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

  • Posted at 2:17 PM
    Banno (@BannoHQ) a provider of data-enriched Web and transaction marketing services for financial institutions, has introduced Derik Sutton as director of product strategy. His rich core banking experience will help Banno realize the full potential of its products in emerging ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    BirdDog, the leader in recruiting and applicant tracking solutions (ATS) for the construction and skilled trades industries, today announced Bardi Heating and Air selected the BirdDog ATS to execute the company's rapid growth and talent acquisition plan. (Logo: Bardi Heating and Air uses the BirdDog ATS to power strategic recruiting to support company expansion, uncover top talent and build a talent community. Combining the BirdDog ATS, Wonderlic assessments, and Bardi's four-step interviewing process, Bardi efficiently doubled the company staff, increased ... read more

Thursday, December 5, 2013

  • Posted at 9:22 PM
    TeamQuest Corporation, the global leader in IT Service Optimization, today announced Suramericana as its newest customer using the TeamQuest Performance Suite of Capacity Management solutions. "Our ability to provide detailed analysis of the working environment will help Suramericana accurately and efficiently help the business deliver the services necessary to help the company meet the demands of their customers," said TeamQuest Director of Global Partners and Channel Sales Manuel Rivera. Suramericana will use TeamQuest Analyzer, TeamQuest Surveyor, TeamQuest Predictor and TeamQuest ... read more
  • New Des Moines Business Hosts Unusual Grand Opening --- DES MOINES, Iowa, Dec. 5, 2013
    Posted at 1:27 PM
    It is customary for a new business to announce its presence to the community by hosting a grand opening event, oftentimes with a ceremonial ribbon cutting, food, door prizes, special offers, entertainment, and opportunities for mingling and introductions. This month a new downtown Des Moines business is doing just that, but in a rather unusual way. Juicebox Interactive, a digital marketing firm specializing in web design, branding and related services, is hosting its grand opening event online and ... read more
  • Posted at 8:58 AM
    Students enrolled in Kaplan University’s College of Business and Information Technology were offered the insights of alumni in helping them chart the necessary traits that will help them get ahead, identify industries that offer the greatest opportunity, and gain from personal advice for guidance on building ... read more

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

  • Posted at 11:23 AM
    Pinnaclife, Inc., a company owned by McCord Research, Inc. is introducing a new supplement, called Detox Support with Olivamine(10)MAX(TM). This supplement contains the highest amount of Olivamine, a synergistic blend of antioxidants, vitamins, and amino acids, which promote liver detoxification. (Logo: Olivamine(10)MAX(TM) is based on the same science as Olivamine(10), but is more potent. It includes the same powerful detoxification ingredients including, N-acetylcysteine, which restores glutathione, is anti-inflammatory, and has been scientifically shown to be protective ... read more

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    TeamQuest, a global leader in IT Service Optimization, today announced availability of new software capabilities that allow organizations to confidently predict and prevent future IT performance issues within their IT systems and services, as well as the ability to diagnose the root cause of performance issues across various infrastructures. These new capabilities are essential for organizations with investments in complex physical and virtual environments. The variety and complexity of today's dynamic infrastructures -- the physical, virtual and cloud systems ... read more

Monday, December 2, 2013

  • CompleWare Rebrands --- IOWA CITY, Iowa, Dec. 2, 2013
    Posted at 8:30 AM
    CompleWare announces the launch of its new website, The site reflects the intuitive, forward-thinking approach CompleWare demonstrates through its work in the clinical trials industry. A new logo and tagline were developed as part of the rebrand. Key points: -- Positions CompleWare as a leader in the Respiratory CRO landscape -- Emphasizes qualities that differentiate CompleWare from competitors -- Highlights CompleWare's flagship clinical trial software, ... read more

Monday, November 25, 2013

  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    The National Pork Board will launch a social media promotion - "21 Dias de Tradiciones Navidenas" (21 Days of Christmas Traditions) - on its Spanish-language Facebook page as part of its efforts to engage with Hispanic consumers during the holidays. The promotion will run Dec. 1-21 and will celebrate 21 Latin American countries in 21 days and promote pork consumption to Spanish-speaking consumers. Pork, the most consumed protein in the world, is a staple in the Hispanic culture, especially during ... read more

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

  • Posted at 10:49 AM
    CIVCO Medical Solutions advances the standard in real-time planning with FDA 510(k) clearance of the EX3 Stepper for Low Dose Rate (LDR) and High Dose Rate (HDR) ultrasound-guided brachytherapy for prostate cancer detection and treatment. (Logo: LDR prostate brachytherapy involves internal radiotherapy where tiny radioactive 'seeds' are delivered through a needle and are permanently placed into or near the tumor for treatment. HDR prostate brachytherapy is a similar internal treatment that involves the temporary placement of a ... read more

Thursday, November 14, 2013

  • Posted at 11:25 AM
    Fitness360Online, a gym outsourcing and consulting company that specializes in 24 hour gym management software, has just announced the release of a free training video that will help gym owners transform their businesses to a 24 hour gym system. (Photo: As the new video explains, over 5,000 gyms have closed so far this year in the United States. As gym owners and personal trainers look for ways to cut their overhead, boost sales and stay in business, many are ... read more

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Union City, Tenn.-based First State Bank has launched its latest website from Banno (@BannoHQ), which uses responsive design to provide customers with a consistent Web experience, regardless of the device and browser. Banno was an early advocate of responsive Web ... read more

Monday, November 11, 2013

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

  • McCord Research Advances Quality Department --- CORALVILLE, Iowa, Nov. 6, 2013
    Posted at 8:27 AM
    McCord Research has advanced its regulatory department to facilitate new product development. McCord Research has hired an expert in the Quality Assurance field who was born and raised in Iowa. She has returned to Iowa to reside after many years of working in large cities throughout the US and Canada. (Logo: Sue Rhomberg will serve as the Director of Product Development and Quality Control for McCord Research. Rhomberg's background includes expertise in quality, sustainability, and operations with 15 ... read more

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

  • AT&T 4G LTE Available In Des Moines --- DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 6, 2013
    Posted at 10:01 PM
    AT&T* has turned on the nation's fastest and most reliable 4G LTE network** in Des Moines, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network technology. Watch here to see several of the benefits AT&T 4G LTE provides, including: (Logo: -- Faster speeds. LTE technology is capable of delivering speeds faster than many other mobile Internet technologies***. Customers can stream, download, upload ... read more