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2014-04-21 23:08:52

Succeed addresses taxi and limousine workplace violence and safety with their new Commercial Livery Driving training course. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Taxi, limousine and other livery drivers are an important part of public and private transportation, and can play a key role in transportation infrastructure in larger cities. Over one million for-hire trips are made each day throughout the United States. But the commercial livery business has above-average safety risks that...

2014-04-18 23:00:51

Eileen Crimmins, PhD, presents data at Western University of Health Sciences event showing that life expectancy is relatively low and declining compared to the world's other wealthy nations. Pomona, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Life expectancy in the United States, once firmly in the middle of the pack compared to most of the other major developed nations in the world, is relatively low and declining, a nationally recognized gerontology expert told Western University of Health Sciences...

2014-04-17 23:09:01

An elite team of actuaries from Milliman will dissect the latest guidance and provide practical insights on the 3Rs in a session during “Public Exchanges: Translating Lessons Learned Into Insurer Strategies for 2015,” the upcoming May 6 virtual conference from Atlantic Information Services. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 CMS last week issued a Q&A document discussing payments for the risk corridor program, one of three risk mitigation programs established under the...

2014-04-17 12:26:27

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Jersey residents who were surveyed four months after Hurricane Sandy battered the East Coast of the United States in October 2012 expressed strong support for government policies to reduce the likelihood of severe damage from future hurricanes, according to a study involving 875 residents. Researchers also found, however, that only a small fraction of those surveyed--about one in five--were willing to contribute to a fund to...

2014-04-16 08:24:56

VEGREVILLE, AB, April 16, 2014 /CNW/ - TerraVest Capital Inc. (TSX: TVK) is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors of TerraVest Capital Inc. (TSX: TVK) has today declared that a regular quarterly dividend of 10 cents per share upon the outstanding common shares will be payable on April 30, 2014 to shareholders of record as at the close of business on April 22, 2014. The ex-dividend date is April 17, 2014. The dividend is designated an "eligible dividend" for Canadian...

2014-04-14 23:09:08

Tampa, Florida-based Healthesystems, a workers' compensation pharmacy and ancillary benefits management company, was named a Top Workplace for a second consecutive year based on employee surveys conducted by an independent research firm. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Healthesystems was named one of the best places to work in Tampa Bay for a second consecutive year. The designation as a Top Workplace was based on employee surveys conducted by an independent research firm on...

2014-04-13 23:01:16

Affordablequoteonline.com announces a new blog post, “No Exam Life Insurance - Asthma Underwriting”. (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 Affordablequoteonline.com has released a new blog post providing information about asthma underwriting for no medical exam life insurance. No Medical exam life insurance plans provide asthma underwriting. This means that clients who are suffering from asthma or other respiratory diseases can apply for coverage as they are eligible for a plan. However, patients...

2014-04-10 14:42:23

The willingness of decision makers to take risks increases when they play games of chance with money won earlier. Risk taking also rises when they have the opportunity to compensate for earlier losses by breaking even. This outcome was demonstrated by Dr. Kaisa Hytönen, a Finnish Aalto University researcher in neurofinance, together with her international colleagues. There are frequently various linkages between financial decisions: the circumstances accompanying the decision are...

2014-04-09 23:28:23

Virginia Agencies Focus on Information Security Ashland, Virginia (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The Commonwealth Information Security Council held its 1st Annual Information Security Conference for employees of the Commonwealth of Virginia on April 3-4, 2014. Karen Cole, CEO of Assura, Inc. in Ashland, VA gave an engaging presentation titled, “It’s a Disaster! How to Get Your Continuity Program Out of the Disaster Zone While Delivering Results” to about 50 government Information Security...

2014-04-08 23:32:15

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C., a Michigan personal injury law firm, adds workers compensation as a practice area on their law firm website (http://www.BuckfireLaw.com) Southfield, Michigan (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The personal injury law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. recently added Workers Compensation as a practice area on their Michigan law firm website. Visit http://www.buckfirelaw.com/practice_areas/michigan-workers-compensation-lawyer.cfm to view the new practice area page....


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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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