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2012-08-18 23:02:26

Complete Flooring Supply (CFS) will be the Presenting Sponsor at the 2012 American Cancer Society's Pink Ribbon golf tournament to be held September 25 in Suwanee, GA. The American Cancer Society (ACS) is dedicated to the elimination of cancer as a major health problem. The 2012 Pink Ribbon Classic will be held at The River Club in Suwanee, GA. CFS is a national wholesale distributor of hard surface flooring with offices in Georgia, California and China. Bin Liu, President of CFS feels...

2012-08-07 06:24:11

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau announced today the public release schedule for the official income, poverty and health insurance estimates for 2011 from the Current Population Survey (CPS), as well as estimates from the American Community Survey (ACS). The ACS and CPS are surveys designed to capture socio-economic and housing data from a sample of the population. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO)...

2012-08-06 10:23:35

Tennessee State Senator Bo Watson Applauds the State's Hospitals, Surgeons and Health Plans on Collaboration and Urges Health Care Leaders to be Part of Policy Process CHICAGO, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, August 3, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) hosted nearly 120 health care leaders at the ACS Surgical Health Care Quality Forum Tennessee to underscore how quality improvement programs and collaboration within the health care community can lead to improved...

Sustainable Future: Alternative Energy Source From Rivers Flowing Into Oceans
2012-07-29 09:23:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Many energy experts envision a future that includes a variety of green energy solutions. Wind, hydroelectric, and solar power currently dominate the renewable power sector, but a new process described in the latest episode in the American Chemical Society's (ACS) award-winning Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions podcast series could usher in a new genre of electric power-generating stations. According to the podcast, which was...

2012-07-24 06:24:30

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Labor Day 2012: Sept. 3: The first observance of Labor Day is believed to have been a parade of 10,000 workers on Sept. 5, 1882, in New York City, organized by Peter J. McGuire, a Carpenters and Joiners Union secretary. By 1893, more than half the states were observing "Labor Day" on one day or another, and Congress passed a bill to establish a federal holiday in 1894. President Grover Cleveland signed the bill soon afterward,...

2012-07-11 10:24:21

MASON, Ohio, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ANTs Software, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ANTS; www.ants.com), an Advanced Software Technology product company, announced today that the new Architectural design enhancements for the ACS (ANTs Compatibility Server) has been lauded as 'revolutionary' by former and existing clients of ANTs. The Advanced ACS is expected to reduce marketing lead times and increased licensing revenues for ANTs. ANTs Software, Inc. develops the ANTs Compatibility Server, an...

2012-06-21 11:12:31

PTSD doubles risk of future cardiac event and death One in eight people who suffer a heart attack or other acute coronary event experience clinically significant symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a meta-analysis of 24 studies led by Columbia University Medical Center researchers. The study also shows that heart patients who suffer PTSD face twice the risk of having another cardiac event or of dying within one to three years, compared with those without PTSD....

2012-06-21 06:20:06

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Each year, about 1.4 million people in the United States experience an acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Numerous studies have suggested that ACS induced PTSD is common and a meta-analysis of 24 studies shows 1 in 8 heart patients suffer from PTSD. PTSD is an anxiety disorder initiated by exposure to a traumatic event such as combat, disaster, or sexual assault. Common symptoms include nightmares, avoidance of reminders of the event, and elevated heart rate and blood...

2012-06-18 23:14:26

News media and others interested in advancing the role of green chemistry can join a panel discussion on Wednesday, June 20, during the 16th annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference. From 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. (EDT) the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI) will provide live streaming video of "Advancing Global Green Chemistry – The Role of Government, Business and Academia." To participate, click here. This free event will allow ACS GCI to...

2012-06-14 14:20:11

June 18-20, Washington, DC WASHINGTON, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemical Society's (ACS') 16th annual Green Chemistry & Engineering (GC&E) Conference takes place June 18-20 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. This year's theme is Innovation, Jobs, Sustainability -- The Role of Green Chemistry. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120614/DC25156LOGO ) Media registration for the GC&E Conference is complimentary for...