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2014-09-23 08:29:44

MECHANICSBURG, Pa., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Level IV Trauma Center Accreditation status has been granted to an additional hospital in Pennsylvania for the period from November 1, 2014 through October 31, 2015. Grove City Medical Center - Grove City, PA This brings the total number of trauma centers in Pennsylvania to 33 and enhances care of injured patients in Pennsylvania's rural regions. The Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation (PTSF) is a non-profit...

2014-09-22 23:03:25

The North America Fire Protection Systems market report defines and segments the fire protection systems market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-fire-protection-system-8405113894.html (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 The North America Fire Protection Systems market report defines and segments the fire protection systems market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The fire protection systems...

2014-09-22 23:03:13

Dayton, Ohio hospital adds newest version of Airbus Helicopters Dauphin line to fleet. (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 CareFlight Air & Mobile Services of Miami Valley Hospital has taken delivery of a new AS365 N3+ Dauphin, the latest version of Airbus Helicopters outstanding medium twin-engine helicopter. The new aircraft, which is based at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, joins CareFlight’s all-Dauphin fleet of four air medical transport helicopters. “We have a lot of...

2014-09-22 23:03:12

InventHelp, founded in 1984, is working to submit the Less Wire Systems to companies for their review and possible evaluation. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 "My dogs kept biting all of the wires connecting electronics to the TV set," said an inventor from Oklahoma City, Okla. "I got tired of dealing with this hassle. Also, the wires were making a mess anyway. I thought a wireless system was a much better solution." He developed the Less Wire Systems to...

2014-09-22 23:03:02

As part of National Preparedness Month, Amica Insurance has tips to prepare for severe weather. Lincoln, RI (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Severe weather can occur with little warning, so it’s important to be ready ahead of time. That’s why, as part of National Preparedness Month, Amica Insurance is offering the following tips to help you and your family prepare for the unexpected: Build an emergency supply kit. It should contain first-aid supplies, as well as nonperishable food and...

2014-09-22 23:02:12

Farmers work long, hard hours during harvest season. Grinnell Mutual asks farmers to make safety count during National Farm Safety and Health Week (Sept. 21-27) and protect what matters. (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Farmers work long, hard hours during harvest season. Grinnell Mutual asks farmers to make safety count during National Farm Safety and Health Week and protect what matters. “Everyone thinks it doesn’t happen to them and it won’t happen to them. It only takes one time,”...

2014-09-22 23:01:34

Farar & Lewis LLP Announce New Complimentary Riverside Tractor Trailer Car Accident Consultation (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Farar & Lewis LLP, the premier Riverside car accident law firm, is pleased to announce a new complimentary consultation to victims of tractor-trailer car accidents. Victims of tractor-trailer car accidents, who are injured due to the negligence of someone else, are encouraged to contact Farar & Lewis LLP to learn more. This new consultation is valid for...

2014-09-22 23:01:06

Awards presented for safety leadership and outstanding EMS program NASHVILLE (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI) honored leaders of the air medical transport industry Monday for their efforts to improve safety and quality of service. The annual Jim Charlson Aviation Safety Award and the Program of the Year award, both sponsored by AHI, were presented to recipients at the Air Medical Transport Conference Annual Community Awards. PHI Air Medical President David Motzkin...

2014-09-22 23:01:03

Glatthorn, a distracted driving accident lawyer in West Palm Beach, gives his thoughts in response to a news article questioning whether Florida’s 2013 ban on texting while driving has been effective in preventing car accidents. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Commenting on a WINK News article that suggests Florida’s 2013 ban on texting and driving did little to stop drivers from sending and reading text messages behind the wheel, West Palm Beach distracted driving...

2014-09-22 23:00:28

Recognizing water damage in your home can help prevent small problems from becoming major water damage issues. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Restoration Local, a leading provider of water damage repair and restoration in the United States, is offering tips on recognizing water damage in your home. With a watchful eye and a little bit of knowledge, water damage issues can be avoided or taken care of before they become major repairs. Foundations that crack due to low-quality...


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Arenal Volcano
2014-08-28 11:31:44

Arenal Volcano, also known as Volcán Arenal, is an active stratovolcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. It can be found in Arenal Volcano National Park and was one of Costa Rica’s most active volcanoes until 2010. This volcano has a small crater and several eruptive vents and is the youngest of all active volcanoes in Costa Rica. Arenal Volcano has produced some violent eruptions, including the eruption of 1968, which covered three villages, killed eighty-seven people, and...

Mount Nyiragongo
2014-08-28 11:22:30

Mount Nyiragongo is an active stratovolcano that is located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This volcano is part of the Virunga Mountains and is located in Virunga National Park. It reaches an elevation of 11,385 feet and has a crater that reaches 1.2 miles in width. This crater typically holds a lava lake that has varied between 2,000 and 10,660 feet in depth. It is not known how long this volcano has been active, but at least 34 eruptions have been recorded since 1882. Mount...

2014-08-28 11:14:31

Nevado del Ruiz, also known as La Mesa de Herveo, is an active stratovolcano that is located along the border of the Colombian territories, or departments, of Caldas and Tolima. It reaches an elevation of 17,457 and is shaped like a cone. This volcano is protected within Los Nevados National Natural Park, along with many other volcanoes, and it is a popular tourist destination. Winter activities like skiing are conducted here as well as hiking and fishing. Nevado del Ruiz is part of the...

Galeras
2014-08-28 10:56:28

Galeras is a stratovolcano that is located in Nariño, a Colombian controlled territory. This volcano, which reaches a height of 14,029 feet, is highly active and the most active volcano in Colombia. It primarily contains andesite and holds two calderas that were created by eruptions in the past 560,000 years. Although it is shaped like a horseshoe, eruptions have caused a cone shaped structure to build up in one of the calderas. It was labeled a Decade Volcano in 1991, despite its recent...

Chaitén
2014-08-28 10:38:21

Chaitén is a volcanic caldera that is located in southern Chile that reaches an elevation of 3,681 feet. It is thought that this volcano once held a rhyolite obsidian lava dome that reached 3,156 in height, but this was destroyed after its most recent eruption in 2008. In the past, this volcano has released grey obsidian, which was used by pre-Columbian cultures to make many objects, some of which have been found 250 miles away from the volcano. Chaitén experienced the beginning of a new...

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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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