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2014-04-09 12:30:36

CHICAGO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the annual conference of Association of periOperative Registered Nurses ("AORN"), which took place March 30 - April 2, 2014, the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety ("PPAHS") presented eight key points to improve patient safety and health outcomes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131024/CG03341LOGO Three of the most commonly overlooked clinical points are: -- Verify hand-off or transition of care from nurse-to-nurse that...

2014-04-09 12:21:10

DUBLIN, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gbcnvd/semi_autonomous) has announced the addition of the "Semi Autonomous Market For Passenger Car by Type, Technology, Geography & Autonomous Car - Global Trends & Forecast To 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gbcnvd/semi_autonomous ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The automotive...

2014-04-09 10:42:13

Access to improved drinking water and sanitation is highly variable within individual countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), according to a study published in this week's PLOS Medicine. Dr Rachel Pullan and colleagues, from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, identified marked geographic inequalities, estimating that coverage of improved drinking water supply varied from as low as 3.2% in some districts of Somalia to as high as 99.0% in urban populations in Namibia, while...

2014-04-09 08:24:18

PITTSBURGH, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures, announced today that it will host a group of sell-side analysts and shareholders at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis, Ind., on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Select members of MSA's management team will deliver a presentation...

2014-04-09 08:21:24

CYPRESS, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three New York infants will be making their inaugural ride home in one of America's safest SUV/crossovers as part of Mitsubishi Motors' "First Ride" event - a program that focuses on creating awareness and educating parents on child safety. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140409/LA01444 "Every day, thousands of newborns in New York City and around the nation leave hospitals in infant car seats and head home for the first, most important...

2014-04-09 08:21:09

Takata research explores new solutions to help ensure driver and passenger safety with the increasing adoption of technology in the automobile AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Takata, a leading global supplier of automotive safety systems, is advancing the exploration of how best to keep drivers and their passengers safe as the automotive industry adopts increased innovations and technology inside their automobiles. Today, at the SAE World Conference in Detroit,...

2014-04-08 23:32:35

Texas Pain Relief Group (TPRG) announces the release of its smart phone App. The App can be downloaded at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tprg-scheduling/id848139038?mt=8&uo=4. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Texas Pain Relief Group announces the release of its smart phone App. The app can be downloaded at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tprg-scheduling/id848139038?mt=8&uo=4. Texas Pain Relief Group is an Interventional Pain Management Practice that seeks to provide relief...

2014-04-08 23:32:31

Fluid Tech, Inc., a 30-year old environmental remediation products and services company, has been acquired by a group of investors and will continue operations as Fluid Tech LLC. Knoxville, Tennessee (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Fluid Tech's patented absorbents and solidification agents for use in treating industrial, hazardous, and radioactive wastes have been approved and utilized at commercial and U.S. Government waste disposal sites since 1986. These products include the popular...

2014-04-08 23:31:48

Free Midland Weather Alert Radios to be Given Away at Baseball Game on April 11th Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Midland Radio Corporation is partnering with the Birmingham Barons organization and Academy Sports + Outdoors to donate over $10,000 worth of their most popular weather alert radios to fans at the baseball game on Friday, April 11th, 2014. The two models given away will include the WR120 desktop model and the HH54VP handheld unit. Academy Sports + Outdoors is donating...

2014-04-08 23:30:02

New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman comments on Tappan Zee Bridge construction after a barge being used by workers broke free from a mooring for the third time. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Attorney at Law David Perecman praises The New York State Thruway Authority for withholding $1 million a month from Tappan Zee Constructors, the consortium of builders working on the new Tappan Zee Bridge project. The penalty came after a barge carrying long steel piles...


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Mercury Park Lane 1959
2014-04-17 12:46:27

Mercury automobiles was a brand of vehicles as a subsidy of the Ford Motor Company. It was established by the Edsel Ford in 1938. The Mercury brand was a luxury vehicle placed between the high end Ford and the base Lincoln models. In 1945, Mercury became half of the Lincoln division until it was phased out in 2011. The last Mercury produced was a Grand Marquis which left the assembly line on January 4, 2011. From 1958 to 1960, Edsel brand models were part of the Lincoln-Mercury group. The...

Hualālai
2014-04-10 12:06:55

Hualālai is a dormant shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and is one of five volcanoes that form the island. It reaches an elevation of 8,271 feet and is thought to have emerged from the sea about 300,000 years ago, making it the third youngest volcano on the island. Its shape is rough compared to younger volcanoes and it holds three rift zones that are covered with over one hundred cinder cones and spatter cones. Although it does not hold a caldera at its summit, it does...

Zubair Group
2014-04-10 10:08:46

Zubair Group, also known as Zubayr Group or Al Zubair Group, is a chain of volcanic islands belonging to Yemen that are located on top of a shield volcano in the Red Sea. Zubair Group The largest island, known as Zubair, is among the youngest islands, which also include Saba, Saddle, and Haycock. The shield volcano underneath the islands began a period of eruptions and eventually quieted down, followed by a period of explosive and effusive eruptions that formed the islands that are present...

Kohala
2014-04-10 10:03:58

Kohala is an extinct shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and reaches an elevation of 5,480 feet. It is one of five volcanoes that comprise the island of Hawaii and is thought to be about one million years old, although it only emerged from the sea about 500,000 years ago. Because its last eruption is thought to have occurred about 120,000 years ago, based on studies conducted on hardened lava flows, this volcano is not thought to pose a threat to inhabitants on the island....

Askja
2014-04-09 16:13:20

Askja is an active stratovolcano that is located in the isolated central highlands in Iceland. It reaches an elevation of 4,974 feet and its name literally means caldera, or box, in the Icelandic language. The area can only be reached during a period of a few months and because it located in the rain shadow of the Vatnajökull glacier to the northeast, it only receives 17.7 inches of rain per year. One of Askja’s smaller craters holds a lake known as Öskjuvatn, which is often frozen over...

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