CDC Director Warns Of Antibiotic-Resistant Pandemic During

CDC Director Warns Of Antibiotic-Resistant "Pandemic" During Tuesday Press Event

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Antibiotic resistance could bring about the “next pandemic,” turning run-of-the-mill disease-causing bacteria into nearly untreatable illnesses, the US Centers for Disease Control and...

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2014-07-21 16:24:21

DNI James Clapper to make remarks WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, former 9/11 Commission Chairman Tom Kean, former Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton and other commission members will release a new report tomorrow at 9AM at the Newseum, a decade after The 9/11 Commission Report was released. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140514/87824 James Clapper, the Director of...

2014-07-21 12:30:23

WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading figures in the world of cryptology and data security have joined the expert team at global security industry investment firm Monument Capital Group Holdings (MCGH). MCGH is an international private investment firm focused on investments in non-lethal products and services in the global and national security sectors. MCGH specifically targets leading-edge technology companies. Michael Leiter is Head of Global...

2014-07-17 23:03:06

Yosses to lead the development of a healthy eating and cooking curriculum for kids as Director of the ChopChop Cooking Lab Watertown, MA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Bill Yosses has stepped down from his position as the White House pastry chef to join ChopChopKids, publisher of the award-winning ChopChop Magazine: The Fun Cooking Magazine for Kids. Yosses joins the nonprofit organization as Director of the ChopChop Cooking Lab, an initiative to introduce hands-on cooking instruction and...

2014-07-15 23:10:34

NewFilmmakers LA will present a feature film alongside eight short films during its July 26th film festival in Downtown Los Angeles. The premiere event features three screening programs throughout the evening with a reception that includes food, drinks and music for all attendees. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 On July 1st, the California Film Commission announced that there will be 26 recipients of the $100 million Film and TV Tax Credit funding program. Out of the projects...

2014-07-10 08:24:11

DUBAI, UAE, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cine Favela Director Armando Fonseca Brings "Guerreira" by Rising Brazilian Trio Pearls Negras to Life and Captures Spirit of Favelas in Exhuberant Accompanying Short Film #FUTBOLNOW - Pepsi(R) today premiered the latest short film off the Pepsi Beats of the Beautiful Game [http://www.pepsi.com/thegame ] album in partnership with Cine Favela, a Brazilian cultural non-profit...

2014-07-08 23:12:35

GeBBS Healthcare Solutions, Inc., an industry leader in healthcare revenue cycle management outsourcing solutions, announced recently the appointment of Stacy Swartz as Director of Health Information Management (HIM) for the company. Ms. Swartz will be responsible for the company’s ICD-10 training and transition activities. Englewood Cliffs, NJ (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 GeBBS Healthcare Solutions, Inc., an industry leader in healthcare revenue cycle management outsourcing solutions,...

2014-07-02 23:09:16

Swedish designer brand LELO heralds the success of ‘SELF’, a multimedia theater production staged in Shanghai, China that is driving wide-spread debate on how human connections can thrive in a world overtaken with technology. Stockholm/Shanghai (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Swedish designer brand LELO heralds the success of ‘SELF’, a multimedia theater production staged in Shanghai, China that is driving wide-spread debate on how human connections can thrive in a world overtaken with...

2014-07-02 23:07:55

Facial paralysis expert Dr. Babak Azizzadeh, director of the Facial Paralysis Institute, announces his new position on the medical advisory board for the Acoustic Neuroma Association, a long-standing non-profit organization. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Dr. Babak Azizzadeh has strengthened his commitment to helping those affected by facial paralysis by joining the medical advisory board for the Acoustic Neuroma Association. The non-profit organization is dedicated to providing...

2014-06-30 16:24:41

'MANHATTAN' TO DEBUT SUNDAY, JULY 27 ON WGN AMERICA at 9 p.m. ET / 8 p.m. CT WITH ENCORES ACROSS 33 TRIBUNE STATIONS ON PREMIERE NIGHT LOS ANGELES, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WGN America and Tribune Studios, the flagship network and studio of Tribune Company (TRBAA:OTC), today announced a multi-channel premiere event for its captivating original scripted drama "Manhattan," produced by Lionsgate Television, Skydance Television, and Tribune Studios. The series will debut SUNDAY,...

2014-06-30 16:21:10

VANCOUVER, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE & TSX: RBA) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed Beverley Briscoe as Chair of the Board, with immediate effect. Ms. Briscoe succeeds Robert Murdoch, who announced his intention to step down from the board by the end of 2014, due to reaching the mandatory age limit. Mr. Murdoch will continue as a director on the board for the remainder of 2014. (Photo:...

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2011-04-25 15:17:02

Robert Cabana is the director of NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center, a former astronaut, and a veteran of four Space Shuttle flights. He is also a former Naval Flight Officer and Naval Aviator in the United States Marine Corps. He was born Robert Donald Cabana on January 23, 1949, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has two brothers and is married to Nancy Joan. Together they have three children: Jeffrey, Christopher and Sarah. In 1967, Cabana graduated from Washburn High School in Minneapolis,...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'