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2014-05-08 12:32:57

Former 9/11 Commission counsel and SIBA CEO urges Congress to follow the 16 other nations with fully implemented biometric borders to protect against terrorist cross-border traffic WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA), the leading non-profit association representing innovations that protect and secure identity across private and public platforms, today strongly encouraged Congress to pass biometric exit legislation to build...

2014-05-06 23:02:41

Brain tumor patients, survivors, and caregivers from across the country met with congressional leaders to discuss the issues facing the community. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 National Brain Tumor Society, the largest nonprofit dedicated to the brain tumor community in the United States, today held its fourth annual “Head to the Hill” advocacy day in Washington, D.C. The event drew nearly 150 brain tumor advocates from 32 different states and the District of Columbia to...

2014-05-05 12:29:26

Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics Asks Congress to Protect Patients From Fraud and Continue Supporting Allergy and Asthma Funding WASHINGTON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the 17(th) year in a row, Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) will gather for the annual Allergy & Asthma Day Capitol Hill (AADCH) [http://www.aanma.org/aadch] on Wednesday, May 7 to put forth core issues that the 50 million Americans suffering from these chronic...

2014-05-05 04:21:48

Acromegaly, an endocrine disorder resulting from elevated growth hormone (GH) and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) levels, is associated with high mortality(1,2) EAST HANOVER, N.J., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis today presented results from a pivotal Phase III trial of investigational therapy Signifor(®) LAR (pasireotide LAR; SOM230) in patients with acromegaly for whom current standard of care provides inadequate disease control. The study findings showed that patients taking...

2014-05-05 00:21:25

System's Innovative Design and Ease-of-Use Will Streamline Laboratory Workflow AUSTIN, Texas, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX) announced it will unveil its new sample-to-answer system for infectious disease testing, ARIES(TM) at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID). ARIES' scalable throughput, easy to use design, and networked data management software will deliver rapid results with a simple workflow....

2014-05-01 23:09:11

On Wednesday, May 7, RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association will host its annual Advocacy Day and welcome more than 145 advocates from 23 states. Infertility advocates will meet with Members of Congress to gain support for three critical pieces of legislation that would increase access to family building options. McLean, VA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 On Wednesday, May 7, RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association will host its annual Advocacy Day and welcome more than 145 advocates...

2014-05-01 16:38:16

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MIS Training Institute is excited to announce that its Cloud Security Congress Call for Papers is now open! All submissions are due by Friday, May 23, 2014. For detailed instructions on how to submit, contact Senior Conference Producer Maria Power at mpower@misti.com. We've carefully reviewed our attendee feedback and are pleased to announce that this year's program will be completely practitioner focused. We're producing a dynamic...

2014-05-01 16:23:11

Key legislation advances while members meet with Members of Congress WASHINGTON , May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Timing could not have been better for members of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), as two pieces of legislation considered high on SOCMA's priority list advanced in Congress during the association's annual Washington Fly-In, April 29- 30. As dozens of specialty chemical industry executives met with their Congressmen and Senators, SOCMA...

2014-04-30 16:26:43

COLUMBIA, S.C., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of South Carolina Press is proud to announce the forthcoming publication of a new memoir by James E. Clyburn entitled, Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black. In moving and personal prose, the civil rights activist, South Carolina political icon and confidant to President Barack Obama describes his rise from the Jim Crow-era South to become, as President Obama describes him, "one of a handful of...

2014-04-29 23:16:50

Middle College National Consortium high school students from across the country will be lobbying Congress on May 1st in support of increased funding for Dual Enrollment Programs and Middle/Early College High Schools. In conjunction with this lobbying effort, Senator Christopher Coons, (Dem) from Delaware, has agreed to host an open Congressional briefing session on the need for increased funding for Dual Enrollment Programs and Middle Early College High Schools. New York, NY (PRWEB) April...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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