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2014-06-17 08:29:48

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging physicians who possess well documented proof a hospital is deeply involved in gouging Medicare with unnecessary medical procedures to call them at 866-714-6466 to learn more about federal whistleblower reward programs. As the Whistleblower Center would like to explain to medical doctors, there was a recent multi-million dollar reward that went to doctors who blew the whistle on a hospital system engaged in...

2014-06-16 12:22:19

SPARKS, Md., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE: MKC), a global leader in flavor, was recognized by Newsweek's 2014 Green Rankings as a top U.S. company for overall corporate sustainability and environmental performance. McCormick has made great progress in these areas. Among 500 U.S. companies ranked, McCormick is the only food company featured in the top 10, coming in at #6. Newsweek also issued a top score for its "Reputation" metric,...

2014-06-16 08:32:52

MCLEAN, Va., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Defense Industry Initiative (DII) on Business Ethics and Conduct has named Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) CEO Anthony J. Moraco and Chief Ethics Officer Laura K. Kennedy as the organization's new Steering Committee Chair and Working Group Chair, respectively. Moraco and Kennedy succeed Lockheed Martin Corporation's CEO and President Marillyn A. Hewson and Vice President of Ethics and Sustainability Leo S....

2014-06-12 23:12:41

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is strongly encouraging hospital employees, or medical doctors, to call them at 866-714-6466, about reward programs for Medicare fraud, provided they have detailed proof a hospital they are associated with is engaged in this type of activity. A recent Justice Department finding revealed the reward potential for whistleblowers who could prove this type of wrongdoing at a hospital can be very lucrative. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) June...

2014-06-12 23:00:30

Regina Holliday Leads Inspiring, Visual, Patient-Centered Art Movement San Diego (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 There is a purpose behind every mural Regina Holliday creates. When the acclaimed Maryland-based artist lost her husband to kidney cancer in 2009 while struggling to access his medical records, it was the beginning of Holliday’s commitment to use her brushes and paints to raise awareness of the need for patient-centered health care. On June 16 at the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting at...

2014-06-09 23:03:25

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Profile of Craghoppers: a leading supplier of world travel and adventure clothing" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Craghoppers, founded in 1965, is one of Europe's leading suppliers of clothing and accessories for the world travel and adventure markets. It is also a supplier of technically advanced outdoor wear. Over the years since its foundation, Craghoppers has established a reputation for bringing innovative...

2014-06-05 16:24:05

Named to Maclean's, Corporate Knights lists, Vigeo index CALGARY, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX: CVE) (NYSE: CVE) has once again been recognized as one of Canada's most responsible companies. Today, Maclean's magazine and Sustainalytics ranked Cenovus among the Top 50 Socially Responsible Corporations in Canada for the third year in a row. In a separate ranking, Corporate Knights magazine recognized Cenovus as one of the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada...

2014-06-05 12:29:55

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today the publication of its 2013 Sustainability Report. This is BD's sixth annual Sustainability Report, highlighting progress in the past year. "The healthcare sector is in a period of great transition. We know this means that we will be faced with significant challenges and opportunities in the future," said Vincent A. Forlenza,...

2014-06-04 23:15:16

The Corporate Whistleblower Center cannot emphasize enough how huge of a problem off-labeling drugs is, and the potential for rewards for information related to this type of Medicare fraud can be substantial as indicated by a recent Justice Department settlement. Pharmaceutical sales reps, managers, or employees are urged to call the Whistleblower Center anytime at 866-714-6466, if they possess well documented proof of this type of activity. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com...

2014-06-04 16:28:31

TORONTO, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today announced that it was named as one of Canada's Best 50 Corporate Citizens for 2014 by Corporate Knights, an organization dedicated to encouraging responsible business practices. In its thirteenth year, Corporate Knights' annual Best 50 Corporate Citizens list ranks Canada's top corporate citizens based on environmental, social and...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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