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2014-06-30 23:11:01

Jordan Victors releases a review Thera Vita’s Ageless professional hyaluronic acid serum for better skin. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 TheraRelief, an all-natural pain relief cream by Thera Vita that has proven to be the number one fast acting pain relief alternative for joint pain, back pain, and chronic pain has caught the attention of Jordan Victors, prompting an investigative review. “There are a lot of pain relief creams on the market that are actually quite effective, but few offer...

2014-06-30 23:10:25

The Telematics Update event Advanced Automotive Safety USA 2014 (July 8-9, Hotel Baronette Renaissance, Novi, MI) is only 7 days away, and ITS America, Honda, Toyota, QNX and Kapsch have all confirmed their attendance. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Advanced Automotive Safety USA Conference & Exhibition 2014 (July 8-9, Hotel Baronette Renaissance, Novi, MI), now in its third year, will see leading minds gather to discuss the next stages for intelligent transport systems. With autonomous...

2014-06-30 23:08:25

Two QHR client hospitals recently received an "A" from The Leapfrog Group's 2014 Hospital Safety Score including, Kadlec Regional Medical Center (Richland, WA) and Cary Medical Center (Caribou, ME). Brentwood, Tenn. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Two QHR client hospitals recently received an "A" from The Leapfrog Group's 2014 Hospital Safety Score including, Kadlec Regional Medical Center (Richland, WA) and Cary Medical Center (Caribou, ME). The annual Leapfrog Hospital...

2014-06-30 23:07:29

Assistance Critical to Enabling Red Cross to Respond to Disasters in the United States Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The American Red Cross today recognized National Grid USA, headquartered in Waltham, MA, for its support of Red Cross disaster response work through the Annual Disaster Giving Program. Members of the Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program pledge donations on an ongoing basis, in advance of major disasters, to help the Red Cross ensure an immediate response to meet...

2014-06-30 23:07:07

NY and NJ Fire Equipment Company Offer Hurricane Preparedness Tips Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 With June signifying the start of a 6 month long hurricane season coupled with some harsh weather during hurricane season in recent years, NY and NJ fire equipment company All Hands Fire Equipment offers some strategies to help families prepare and react sagely in case of a hurricane or other severe weather. Donald Colarusso, of AllHandsFireEquipment.com says, “Not only is it hurricane...

2014-06-30 23:06:40

The International Society of Safety Professional and the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University sponsored the 6th Annual Human Factors and SMS Seminar. Mr. Dan McCune, Associate Vice President for Safety, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, was the Master of Ceremonies for the event which was held at the Frontiers of Flight Museum, Dallas Love Field. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Mr. D Smith, founder and President of the International Society of Safety Professionals (ISSP), said he...

2014-06-30 23:05:00

The tour underscores the company’s commitment to a safe environment. Lockport, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Last month, as part of an ongoing program by the Lockport, NY Fire Department, each firefighter toured RubberForm Recycled Products plant in an effort to become more acquainted with the facility in case there was ever a fire there. The Lockport Fire Department tries to visit the larger local businesses at least every other year. These tours familiarize every firefighter with the...

2014-06-30 23:04:50

A new safety training course for personnel on or near AM towers is now available. Greenville, NC (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 LBA University, Inc. announced the introduction of a new safety training course for companies that deploy personnel on or near AM radio towers. The RF Safety Awareness - AM Tower Workers Course illustrates why working on or near an AM tower is very different from working on or near most other towers. The course also addresses federal guidelines for safety compliance as...

2014-06-30 23:01:46

Emergency management system merges government resources with civilian populations (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 For countless years people have relied upon heroic men and women to serve, protect, and ensure public safety. They have braved our fires, fought our battles, and worked tirelessly behind the scenes. Unfortunately in our society, tragic events have become the norm, and each situation has shown that advances within emergency management systems are not only essential, they’re...

2014-06-30 16:27:56

ATLANTA, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration has extended the deadline to return applications for physical disaster damage to July 15, 2014 for severe storms, tornadoes, high winds and flooding that occurred on April 28 through May 5, 2014 in Alabama. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO Survivors are encouraged to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by mobile...


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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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