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2014-07-23 08:32:12

SHENZHEN, China, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whenever a medical emergency occurs, a Chinese traveling abroad only has to make one call to receive a medical evacuation and repatriation by a dedicated air ambulance jet safe and fast. This is no longer imaginary but a reality as China's largest air medical service -- Shenzhen Deer Jet Medical Co., Ltd. ("DJM", 24-hour hotline +86-755-8338-0505) today officially kicks off its Global Air Ambulance Lifeguard Program (The Program) for...

2014-07-23 08:21:03

~ Largest Transit Agency in Ohio Joins Other Municipal Transit Leaders in Engaging the DriveCam Video-Based Technology Solution to Increase Safety and Reduce Risk SAN DIEGO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lytx, Inc. (formerly DriveCam Inc.), a global leader in delivering driver safety and compliance solutions, today announced that it has signed a full-fleet deployment agreement with Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA), the largest transit agency in Ohio. The...

2014-07-22 12:30:21

NSC calls on companies to take actions to combat the nation's fastest growing drug epidemic ITASCA, Ill., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of people overdosing from opioid prescription painkillers is staggering, killing 45 people each day. Twenty-three percent of the workforce has misused prescription painkillers, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, making opioid use a serious threat to employee safety. Even when employees are taking opioid painkillers...

2014-07-22 12:29:27

CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, 2014, the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety presented at the annual conference of AWHONN (Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses) on implementing the OB VTE Safety Recommendations http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131024/CG03341LOGO On the panel were the following health experts: -- Lisa Enslow, MSN, RN-BC (Nurse Educator, Women's Health and Ambulatory Care Services, Hartford...

2014-07-22 12:21:15

BOSTON and SAN FRANCISCO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a mutual commitment to commercial fleet safety, Fleetmatics Group PLC (NYSE: FLTX), a leading global provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based mobile workforce solutions for service-based businesses of all sizes, and Fleet Safety Institute, a leader in providing industry best practices and services, today announced the availability of a co-authored white paper. The announcement comes in conjunction with the Fleet...

2014-07-22 08:40:35

Industry-first offering saves companies countless hours and thousands of dollars BURLINGTON, Mass., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unitrends, the industry's fastest-growing multi-environment data protection and disaster recovery company, today announced BC/DR Link(TM), a free online service tool that enables companies worldwide to quickly and easily build a comprehensive disaster recovery plan. With this industry-first offering, companies can remain confident that their customized...

2014-07-22 08:22:41

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Traffic ticket information dot com provides easy-to-access online information about the most common types of traffic tickets, including speeding tickets, radar tickets and cell phone tickets, as well as information on California Vehicle Codes. Traffic rules and laws exist for safety and proper control of traffic. Drivers who spend any amount of time on the busy roads of California will most likely see infractions of traffic laws on a regular basis,...

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2014-07-22 04:38:40

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Going without sleep over a long period of time can be detrimental to your health in many ways, including depression, heart disease, high blood pressure, weight gain and even a lack of sex drive. WebMD cites sleeplessness as a mitigating factor in some of the largest disasters in recent history, including Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and the Exxon Valdez oil spill. So many people suffer from a chronic lack of sleep that it is...

2014-07-22 04:20:24

GOTHENBERG, Sweden, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - World's first auto brake when turning in front of an oncoming vehicle - World's first solution focusing on accidental road departure - Most advanced standard safety package on the market - With Photo Volvo Cars' all-new XC90 - which will be revealed in August - will offer the most comprehensive and technologically sophisticated standard safety package available in the automotive...

2014-07-21 23:09:28

Walmart Facing Negligence Lawsuit after Crash That Killed One and Critically Injured Four, Including Comedian Tracy Morgan Reports Wright & Schulte LLC Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The personal injury attorneys at Wright & Schulte LLC have learned through CNN that comedian Tracy Morgan has filed a negligence lawsuit against retail giant Walmart. According to CNN the lawsuit, which was filed on July 10, 2014 in New Jersey Federal Court, comes after a deadly accident...


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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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