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2011-07-20 08:20:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are teaming up to launch "Heads Up to Parents," a new educational initiative designed specifically to provide parents with the facts about how to protect, prevent and respond to youth and high school athlete concussions. The partnership, made possible by a grant from NOCSAE to the CDC Foundation, builds on...

2011-07-12 09:00:00

ATLANTA, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia-Pacific Professional, in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's David J. Sencer Museum and the CDC Foundation, has selected six diversely talented artists to be featured in the upcoming exhibition, Watching Hands: Artists Respond to Keeping Well. Opening Sept. 24, 2011, at the David J. Sencer CDC Museum (formerly the Global Health Odyssey Museum) at CDC headquarters in Atlanta, the exhibition will explore the...

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2011-06-16 06:49:57

For a third year in a row, births in the United States have declined and the weak economy may have a factor in the low numbers, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). An all-time high of more than 4.3 million births occurred in 2007, but since then birth counts have been dropping. According to preliminary figures released by the CDC, birth numbers fell by 3 percent to a little more than 4 million births last year. Although it is possible that the decline is slowing down...

2011-02-24 10:00:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A gift from Georgia-Pacific Professional will help the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlight the health benefits of proper handwashing through a multi-media art exhibition called Watching Hands: Artists Respond to Keeping Well. The exhibition is scheduled to open in September 2011 at the Global Health Odyssey Museum on the campus of CDC's headquarters in Atlanta. The Watching Hands exhibit is supported through a contribution to...

2010-09-30 12:02:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a position on a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) contract that will expand IT services across the CDC and its affiliated groups. The indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract, called CDC Information Management Services (CIMS), encompasses the full range of IT solutions to serve the CDC's 16,000-person workforce. Lockheed Martin was awarded the right to compete for task orders in all three of...

2009-10-14 08:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- MIR3, Inc., the pioneering innovator of real-time universal notification and response technology for the enterprise, announced today that Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a United States federal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services based in Atlanta, Georgia, has selected MIR3's hosted platform for its global health alerting needs. MIR3's inEnterprise(TM) Intelligent Notification and Response platform will enable CDC...

2009-10-13 08:00:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of digital map, traffic and location data for in-vehicle, portable, wireless and enterprise solutions, today announced that the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has selected the NAVTEQ® map data for use within its geospatial program, GRASP (Geospatial Research, Analysis, & Services Program). GRASP uses spatial analysis tools to support a number of critical CDC initiatives,...

2009-10-01 06:00:00

BURLINGTON, Massachusetts, October 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Attunity Ltd. (OTC BB: ATTUF.OB), a leading provider of real-time data integration and event capture software, announced today that a prominent, privately-held hedge fund firm based in the US has selected Attunity's Change Data Capture (CDC) for SSIS solution to enable access to the hedge fund's trading and reporting databases in real time, streamline their business and improve operations and business intelligence (BI)....

2009-09-30 10:18:00

NPIN Pivotal Information Resource in Fight to Curb Spread of Infectious Diseases SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Danya International, Inc. (Danya), a communications, research, and technology firm, has been awarded a contract to continue its performance in operating the National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). NPIN provides the latest information, resources, and technology focused on preventing...

2009-07-17 09:43:00

NEW YORK, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, has been selected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide design/build services for a $93 Million, 311,000 sq. ft. office complex. The project, "Building 24" is adjacent to the CDC's headquarters in Atlanta, Ga. Building 24 is targeted to achieve a LEED Gold Certification from the United States Green Building Council. Among the green building strategies Building 24...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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