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2014-09-02 08:30:55

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Final Exit Network is a nonprofit volunteer organization that advocates for the right of competent adults to have full control over their end of life choices. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140829/141604 AARP is an organization that advocates for people over 50 years old. They have been instrumental in many legislative initiatives that have improved the lives of seniors. However, they have rejected the request of the Final...

2014-08-29 23:09:28

Vitarock is marking its first year since becoming a one-stop-shop for healthy natural products. It’s an online source for all things Pure, Green, Safe & Fair, featuring 1000s of pre-screened natural beauty, health and lifestyle products. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Many North Americans want organic face creams that aren’t tested on animals, soaps that won’t harm their health, non-GMO vitamins and eco-friendly detergents. They want natural products that actually do what...

2014-08-27 16:25:40

New hiring, whistleblower initiatives are good steps, yet culture of fear still exists at agency WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees today applauded President Obama's announcement detailing efforts to improve health care access for veterans and their family members, but cautioned that much work remains to eliminate the culture of fear permeating the Department of Veterans Affairs....

2014-08-27 08:29:23

Annual Report Demonstrates Commitment to Green Products and Practices INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Firestone Building Products Company, LLC, a leading manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive "Roots to Rooftops" product portfolio, announced today the release of its 2013 Sustainability Report. The second annual report reviews the company's manufacturing and business processes, as well as its product portfolio, to measure the effectiveness of corporate social responsibility...

2014-08-26 08:32:45

Annual Report Demonstrates Commitment to Green Products and Practices INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Firestone Building Products Company, LLC, a leading manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive "Roots to Rooftops" product portfolio, announced today the release of its 2013 Sustainability Report. The second annual report reviews the company's manufacturing and business processes, as well as its product portfolio, to measure the effectiveness of corporate social responsibility...

2014-08-22 23:06:25

Trade Audit Used to Assess Massachusetts Manufacturer of Roofing Systems for Social Responsibility, Environment and Rights of Workers (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Sika Corporation today announced the use of the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (Sedex) Members Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA) methodology for the company’s facility in Canton, MA, where thermoplastic roofing, roof coating and waterproofing systems are manufactured. SMETA focuses on four pillars: labor standards, health and safety,...

2014-08-20 23:11:08

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging medical doctors, or healthcare professionals, to call them at 866-714-6466, if they possess significant proof a hospital or healthcare facility is upcoding their Medicare bills as a way to unjustly obtain higher payments from the government. The Center believes upcoding Medicare bills is a multi-billion dollar nationwide problem, which has been newly highlighted in a recent Justice Department court filing....

2014-08-14 23:10:31

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging healthcare professionals in physical therapy, medical practice groups, or any kind of healthcare provider to call them at 866-714-6466, if they have well documented proof their employers are involved in substantial Medicare fraud, because they have received so much interest on this topic in the last few months. As the Center would like to explain whistleblower rewards can be substantial for this type of information....

2014-08-14 23:04:11

Whistleblower allegations include that inflated commercial customer discounts led to inflated pricing to the federal and state governments over a five-year period. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights of victims who have been defrauded due to unethical behaviors, reports that the Justice Department recently joined in a whistleblower lawsuit that alleges that technology company,...

2014-08-07 23:10:49

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging physicians or pharmaceutical company insiders to consider becoming a whistleblower, and a recipient of what could be a substantial reward, provided they have well documented proof of a drug company promoting off-labeled drugs that have not been approved by the FDA. For more information about federal whistleblower programs, potential healthcare whistleblowers are always welcome to call the Corporate Whistleblower Center anytime at 866-714-6466....


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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