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Thursday, March 6, 2014

  • Posted at 12:28 PM
    McCord Research will be exhibiting at the 2014 Peak Leadership Summit Expo held in Washington, DC. The expo will be on Monday, March 17(th), at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. McCord Research was founded by Darlene McCord, Ph.D., FAPWCA, inventor of Viniferamine(®) and Olivamine(®) based products. Visit McCord Research booth #916 at the Peak Leadership Summit Expo for a free sample of the revolutionary Skin Renewal Cream, which contains the most potent doses of Viniferamine(®) and the scientific ingredients. ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    The following is being released by the Claims Administrator for the DRAM Settlement Fund by order of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Settlements totaling $310 million have been reached with 12 manufacturers of Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) over accusations of price fixing. Class counsel and state Attorneys General alleged that the price fixing caused millions of consumers and businesses in Iowa and around the country to pay too much for DRAM and products containing ... read more

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    For the fourth consecutive year, Kaplan University and the American Freedom Foundation (AFF) have teamed up to offer academic scholarships to help family members of current and former U.S. military service personnel. Since the program began, nearly 200 scholarships have been awarded to military family members ... read more
  • Posted at 5:33 AM
    KemPharm, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of new, safer therapies to treat pain, announced today that multiple global composition of matter patents have been issued for KP201 in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. Additionally, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) allowed for grant in due course U.S. Patent Application No. 13/888,578 to KemPharm for composition claims of the salt forms of KP201. KP201 is KemPharm's hydrocodone ... read more

Thursday, February 20, 2014

  • Posted at 1:41 PM
    Pinnaclife, Inc., founded by the world-renown wound and skin care biochemist, Darlene McCord, Ph.D., FAPWCA, is sending Takkin Lo, MD, MPH, CWSP, ABPM/UHM to speak at The Philippine Wound Care Society Annual Convention. The convention will be held at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, Mandaluyong City, Philippines from February 26-28, 2014. (Logo: Dr. Takkin Lo is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, and the Department of Plastic & ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Infinite Computing Systems, Inc., announced today that their ParkAide®, (, an advanced digital parking and personnel asset management system available on the market today, suite of products can now utilize Windows® 8 tablet devices for its StreetView(TM) module. Microsoft has tested and certified it for release in its Windows Store. ParkAide uses vendor agnostic technology architecture to manage digital parking assets and enhance revenues for municipalities, campuses and other parking system applications in real time. (Logo: ) (Logo: ... read more

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. (Cambridge) announced Ryan Reineke has been named Chief Operating Officer. Reineke, also serving as the firm’s head of technology, assumes this role from Amy Webber, Cambridge’s President. “Ryan has held an integral role for the ... read more
  • Posted at 11:08 AM
    From fall-off-the-bone spare ribs to a simple pork stew, juicy, tender pork is a versatile favorite, and it's no surprise that it has captured the hearts of people across America. No matter what cut or pork recipe makes your heart happy, when you love something, you want to share it - and that's why the National Pork Board is inspiring fans nationwide to share their #PorkLUV online for a chance to give back. From now through March 7, pork fans who ... read more

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

  • TeamQuest Announces New Optimization in a Box --- CLEAR LAKE, Iowa, Feb. 18, 2014
    Posted at 6:00 AM
    TeamQuest, a global leader in IT Service Optimization, today announced availability of a new service called TeamQuest Optimization in a Box. Combining their comprehensive suite of tools and technologies for automated optimization along with over twenty years experience of expert services and strategic advice to customers with complex, globally distributed IT operations, Optimization in a Box is geared toward enabling businesses to realize the full performance benefits of the modern data center. This unique offering, based upon the proven capabilities of ... read more

Monday, February 17, 2014

  • Hy-Vee Acquires Amber Pharmacy --- WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, Feb. 17, 2014
    Posted at 12:00 PM
    Hy-Vee, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Amber Pharmacy, a specialty pharmacy solutions provider based in Omaha, Neb. Hy-Vee and Amber Pharmacy have been partners in Hy-Vee Pharmacy Solutions since 2010. This acquisition allows Hy-Vee to expand its current specialty pharmacy business, providing customers with increased specialty options, access and affordability. Specialty pharmacies help patients manage complex, chronic conditions by assigning a health care team - an enrollment specialist, pharmacist, patient care coordinator, and billing ... read more

Thursday, February 13, 2014

  • Posted at 2:00 AM
    iEmergent, a Des Moines, Iowa-based market research and forecasting firm for the banking, mortgage and real estate industries, issued its most recent 2014 - 2018 U.S. Total Mortgage Volume Forecast today. The firm projects that refinance levels will drop considerably in 2014, challenging ... read more

Thursday, February 6, 2014

  • Pinnaclife Animal Health to Attend WVC 2014 --- CORALVILLE, Iowa, Feb. 6, 2014
    Posted at 12:23 PM
    Pinnaclife Animal Health will be attending the 2014 Western Veterinary Conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada. The conference will be held February 17-19(th) at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Pinnaclife Animal Health is owned by parent company McCord Research, Inc., both founded by Darlene McCord, Ph.D., FAPWCA. (Logo: Visit Pinnaclife Animal Health at booth #1775 and take advantage of our exclusive WVC show special, buy three products and get a FREE Wound Shield! Pinnaclife Animal Health products are based ... read more

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

  • Posted at 9:56 AM
    Collaboration between member firms of the InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance, an international alliance of independent building automation contractors, enables the Alliance to share best practices and function like a large national organization, although each company is an independent, local building automation, security, systems integration and energy services expert. Baker Group, a leading provider of critical building infrastructure systems based in Des Moines and a long time member of InsideIQ, has frequently partnered with other InsideIQ firms in order to provide ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Banno (@BannoHQ) a provider of data-enriched Web and transaction marketing services for financial institutions, has launched a new responsive designed website for Citizens National Bank Texas (CNB Texas). ... read more

Monday, February 3, 2014

  • Posted at 7:47 AM
    AMES, Iowa, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The software services company Xpanxion has been recognized with an Economic Impact Award by the Ames Economic Development Commission for its influence in the city of Ames, Iowa, and surrounding Story County. Xpanxion CEO Paul Eurek accepted the award at Thursday night's Ames Chamber banquet. The annual award is given to companies that have made significant contributions to the greater Ames community through business growth and job creation. The selection is ... read more

Thursday, January 30, 2014

  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    Ames, Iowa-based vaccine producer, Harrisvaccines, today announced it has been granted United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) autogenous licensure of the company's Rotavirus C vaccine utilizing its SirraVax(SM )RNA Particle Technology, approved by the Department's Center for Veterinary Biologics (CVB) for disease caused by Rotavirus subtype C. Rotavirus C is a cause of diarrhea and mortality in young piglets. Preparing effective vaccines using traditional methods is difficult, due to the poor growth characteristics of Rotavirus C in laboratory cell culture. "Our ... read more

Monday, January 20, 2014

  • AT&T 4G LTE Available In Cedar Rapids --- CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Jan. 20, 2014
    Posted at 11:34 AM
    AT&T* has turned on the nation's fastest and most reliable 4G LTE network** in Cedar Rapids, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network technology. Watch here to see several of the benefits AT&T 4G LTE provides, including: -- Faster speeds. LTE technology is capable of delivering mobile Internet speeds up to 10 times faster than 3G***. Customers can stream, download, upload ... read more

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Monday, January 13, 2014

  • Posted at 6:39 AM
    KemPharm, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of new, safer therapies to treat pain, announced today the appointment of Richard Pascoe, CEO of Apricus Biosciences, and Joseph B. Saluri, Vice-President - General Counsel, Stine Seed Company, to the company's Board of Directors. The additions of Mr. Pascoe and Mr. Saluri bring extensive public company and business development experience to KemPharm as the company prepares for multiple clinical and business milestones in 2014, including ... read more

Thursday, January 9, 2014

  • Posted at 11:46 AM
    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