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2014-10-10 08:21:04

Without police traffic accident reports, people may fail to assert claims for their personal injuries, Keith E. Gregory & Associates explains. LAS VEGAS, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six months since Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (Metro) announced that it would no longer respond to car accidents not involving any injuries, some people have abandoned claims for the injuries they have suffered from car accidents. "Since Metro stopped going to the accident scene in many...

2014-10-09 23:13:00

In October of 2013, Safety Track released the first LIVE streaming video fleet camera. Now, Safety Track has a chance to win a $150,000 development grant from Chase bank. Belleville, MI (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Safety Track has been a leader in the GPS Fleet Tracking and Fleet Safety since 2002. With the Release of the UCIT (you-see-it) Camera system, the first live streaming 3g fleet Camera System in North America, companies all over the US, Canada, Mexico and Africa have taken advantage...

2014-10-09 23:11:59

First Choice Emergency Room’s South Shore Harbour Location Set to Move to New Facility Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, announced plans to relocate the South Shore Harbour site to a larger facility less than a quarter mile from its original location. “We are excited to be relocating our original location to a new, larger facility and continuing to deliver the highest quality...

2014-10-09 23:05:23

10/14 Panel discussion and networking event at Refraction Reston co-working space features leaders from makerspace global and DC-area communities Reston, VA (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 The Refraction Reston co-working space will host a special speaker event on October 14, 2014, “How makerspaces are transforming disaster relief and aid efforts.” The evening panel discussion and networking event will feature makerspace pioneer Sam Bloch, whose Communitere disaster relief organization...

2014-10-09 23:03:49

Does Recent Sharp Drop in Replikin Count Signal Early End for the Current Ebola Outbreak? Replikins Global Surveillance SystemTM Data to be Presented at Boston University School of Medicine, Distinguished Speaker Series, October 14, 2014 LONDON, UK (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Replikins Global Surveillance SystemTM analysis of the Ebola virus show the highest ever peaks in Ebola Gene Replikin Counts in the years 2012 and 2013. Such genomic increases predicted the current worst ever Ebola...

2014-10-09 23:00:25

‘Victims in Emergency Situations’ reveals methods on treatment of individuals who suffered from devastating events. Bethesda, Md. (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Professors Ravil Nigmedzyanov and Lev Glaznikov publish a highly informative and in-depth guide on how to aid “Victims in Emergency Situations” (published by Xlibris) in restoring them to return to normal lives. Using various methods and processes, this enlightening book shares their experiences on how they have dealt with...

2014-10-09 20:22:23

As the revision of a 1970s rule on skyscrapers makes way for exciting design options in Downtown L.A., the team at FPG, Inc. ensures fire safety remains a chief priority LOS ANGELES, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 1974, a city fire code rule has been in place in Los Angeles requiring high-rise buildings to have helipads. The idea was to provide an option for rooftop rescue in the event of an emergency, yet it has also led the Los Angeles skyline to become, in the opinion of many...

2014-10-09 16:28:01

Life-Saving Approach to AED Program Management Can Quadruple SCA Victims' Chance of Survival REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Emergency University Medical Director Dr. Odelia Braun will discuss a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) response program that quadruples victims' chance of survival at The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Greater San Jose Chapter luncheon meeting on October 14 in Santa Clara, Calif. Dr. Braun's presentation, "Emergency Response:...

2014-10-09 12:25:34

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As winter arrives, so do the many threats that can result in business interruption. It could be flooding caused by frozen pipes that explode. Or it may come on the heels of an ice storm that causes power outages due to downed electric lines. On top of all that, an influenza outbreak at your business could cripple your operations if your key people get sick and have to stay home for days....

2014-10-09 12:24:23

CHICAGO, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe model development center of excellence at Aon Benfield, today releases the latest edition of its monthly Global Catastrophe Recap report, which reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during September 2014. Aon Benfield is the global reinsurance intermediary and capital advisor of Aon plc (NYSE:AON). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100719/AQ37264LOGO The report reveals that torrential...


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Irazú Volcano
2014-10-04 18:35:23

Irazú Volcano, known as Volcán Irazú in Spanish, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Costa Rica. The origin of the volcano’s name is unknown, but it is thought to be a variant of the word Iztarú, which is the name of a village that was near the volcano, or a mixture of the words ara, meaning point, and tzu, meaning thunder. It is locally known as The Colossus due to large past eruptions. This volcano is located within Irazú Volcano National Park, which holds montane forests...

Rincón de la Vieja
2014-10-04 18:29:11

Rincón de la Vieja is an active complex volcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. Its name, meaning The Old Woman's Corner, refers to a legend that says that a woman’s lover was thrown into the volcano by her father, after which she lived on the volcano as a recluse. This volcano reaches 6,286 feet in elevation and is the tallest volcano in Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park. Visitors were once permitted to climb up to the crater, but a recent eruption caused this area to...

Cotopaxi
2014-10-04 18:16:10

Cotopaxi is an active stratovolcano that is located in Ecuador and is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. This volcano, reaching an elevation of 19,347 feet above sea level, is the second tallest volcano in Ecuador and one of the tallest active volcanoes in the world. The origin of its name is unknown, but some sources say that it means Neck of the Moon in the language of the indigenous people and it has been considered sacred in their culture. Cotopaxi is shaped like a cone that is almost...

Mount Hudson
2014-10-04 18:07:58

Mount Hudson, also known as Volcán Hudson, is an active stratovolcano that is located in southern Chile, named after 9th-century Chilean Navy hydrographer Francisco Hudson. Its summit, which is covered in glaciers, holds a caldera that was created from a large eruption that occurred in 4750 BCE or 1890 BCE. Based on evidence found at the Los Toldos archaeological site, it is thought that the early eruption destroyed most settlements in the area at that time. Modern eruptions occurred in...

Karthala
2014-10-04 18:01:05

Karthala, also known  as Mount Karthala, is an active shield volcano that is located in the island nation of Comoros. Along with a smaller shield volcano, this volcano makes up the largest island in the archipelago known as Grande Comore and it reaches an elevation of 7,746 feet. It is one of the most active volcanoes in the area, erupting at least twenty times since the beginning of the nineteenth century. These eruptions have mostly affected the volcano’s caldera, leaving the majority of...

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