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2011-07-08 09:35:00

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced that Mike Lang, 47, has been named the company's Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO), effective immediately. He will report to Honeywell's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dave Cote and will be based in Morris Township, N.J. Lang was most recently Vice President and CIO of Honeywell's $15 billion Automation and Control Solutions (ACS) business. He succeeds Bask Iyer, who is...

2011-07-07 00:00:04

William F. Stewart, a partner at Nelson Levine de Luca & Horst, will be a featured speaker on climate change related issues at the American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition in August. Blue Bell, PA (PRWEB) July 06, 2011 William F. Stewart, a Partner in the Insurance Coverage Group at Nelson Levine de Luca & Horst (NLdH), will be a featured speaker on climate change related issues before the annual meeting of the largest scientific body in the world at the 242nd...

2011-06-30 13:52:23

Emerging evidence exists of a strong and potentially modifiable association between bleeding and adverse outcomes The European Society of Cardiology (ESC Working Group on Thrombosis) is calling for greater attention to be paid by health care staff to reducing bleeding in patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) undergoing percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI), and for increased research in the field. The position paper, published online today in The European Heart Journal, summarises...

2011-06-29 09:17:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency Auxiliary Communications Service (ACS) program staff joined amateur radio enthusiasts from across the nation on June 25 as part of American Radio Relay League's "Field Day.'' The event allowed ACS staff to demonstrate simulated crisis operations using only equipment from back-up power sources. They also showcased the newest voice and data capabilities, as well as historical Morse code to...

2011-06-27 14:59:00

ATLANTA, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Cancer Society (ACS), the official sponsor of birthdays, announces the launch of the Create More Birthdays Contest & Sweepstakes in search of new artists and musicians to join its movement to create a world with less cancer and more birthdays. The contest provides an opportunity for everyday people to join the biggest names in art and entertainment, such as Celine Dion, Rihanna, Eric Carle and Usher, by offering their own artistic...

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2011-06-17 10:00:00

While cancer rates in the United States have continually declined, not all parts of the population are benefiting from it, said the American Cancer Society (ACS) on Friday. The steady reduction in overall cancer death rates translates to the avoidance of nearly 900,000 deaths from cancer between 1990 and 2007, according to the latest statistics from ACS. But, the report -- Cancer Statistics 2011 -- and its companion consumer publication -- Cancer Facts & Figures 2011 -- find that the...

2011-06-03 08:08:13

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Intense distress and fear of dying, which many people experience during a heart attack, are not only fairly common emotional responses but are also linked to biological changes that occur during that event. These changes are associated with other biological processes during the following weeks that can predict a worse outcome for patients. Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is a medical emergency stemming from blockage of the coronary arteries, resulting in either a heart...

2011-06-02 12:55:23

Intense distress and fear of dying, which many people experience when suffering the symptoms of a heart attack, are not only fairly common emotional responses but are also linked to biological changes that occur during the event, according to new research published online today in the European Heart Journal. These changes, in turn, are associated with other biological processes during the following weeks that can predict a worse outcome for patients. Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is a medical...

2011-05-18 10:00:00

CHICAGO, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ACSCME.com, a medical education portal from DIME, invites interventionalists, cardiologists, emergency medical physicians, and other healthcare professionals to participate in an exciting medical education platform designed to share best practices in the management of patients suffering from acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and/or atherothrombosis. ACSCME.com provides physicians with engaging and clinically-relevant educational resources, including...

2011-05-05 10:34:00

New physician payment model must protect physician-patient relationship, encourage high-quality care and protect patient access to care WASHINGTON, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons (ACS) today called on members of Congress to eliminate the current sustainable growth rate (SGR) Medicare physician payment formula, and transition over the next five years to a new physician payment system that fairly reflects the costs of providing high-quality health...