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2014-07-29 23:14:39

Educational video from Clarion Safety Systems explains swimming pool safety and how standards-compliant safety signs that use a systems approach to safety can help to prevent water safety accidents and provide best practice duty-to-warn for pool owners. Milford, PA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Clarion Safety Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of safety signs and safety labels, has produced a video on swimming pool safety and effective pool safety signs. The piece is part of a series of...

2014-07-29 23:14:22

James Ross, JR., MD, FACEP Welcomed to His New Role Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named James Ross, Jr., MD, FACEP the Medical Director of its new Broomfield facility. “We are proud to have Dr. Ross leading our new Spring – Gleannloch facility in Houston,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. Dr. Ross received...

2014-07-29 23:10:38

This research outlines the billion dollar losses that climate change causes globally, cites which markets are most and least vulnerable and prepared to deal with future losses and outlines solutions to help mitigate future losses. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The Smart Cube, a global professional services firm specializing in custom research and analytics, today announced the release of a comprehensive research and analysis study on the impact of natural disasters due to climate...

2014-07-29 23:10:37

Which states will need the most immediate attention when a natural disaster strikes? New research found at http://www.foodstorage.com/prepperfeed/blog/disaster-preparedness-how-does-your-state-rank/ (June 11, 2014) reveals the resilience of all 50 states based on the likelihood of a natural disaster compared to each state's level of preparedness. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Tumultuous weather is thrashing the United States on all sides, which means there is potential in...

2014-07-29 23:10:17

A brand new app was launched, which could save lives and help find missing people in the aftermath of a natural disaster, thanks to its unique way of transmitting messages to other users. Ms Myo Sandar Nwe, the developer of the Ace Medical Group announces the launch of the DisasterTalk app. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 DisasterTalk is a texting app which allows users to communicate with teams of people where cell phone masts or other transmitters are down. The app can...

2014-07-29 23:08:30

Noted Physician, Author, Researcher To Share Insights About Health IT and Patient Safety Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation’s Lucian Leape Institute has announced the agenda for its 7th Annual Forum & Gala, to be held on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. The afternoon forum will feature an interactive program with Institute members discussing their recent work. During the evening gala, Robert M. Wachter, MD,...

2014-07-29 23:06:31

Efficiency, Safety, and Security Can Be Significantly Improved with Two-Way Radios, Repeaters, Base Stations, and Video Surveillance Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 BearCom, a nationwide provider of wireless communications equipment and solutions, today issued advice to K-12 schools as well as colleges and universities on how they can use wireless technologies to improve communications and address concerns around efficiency, safety and security. “To increase student and staff security,...

2014-07-29 23:01:33

International health and humanitarian organization on frontlines of combating the spread of deadly disease. San Diego CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 As the Ebola outbreak in Liberia worsens, PCI (Project Concern International) is working with its partners to both purchase critical emergency supplies locally, as well as ship a donation of supplies from the US to Liberia. These supplies will contain materials used to control the spread of the disease that is impacting the most heavily populated...

2014-07-29 16:20:49

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations testified to Congress that the industry invests more than $7.5 billion in preventing crashes on the nation's highways. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "The trucking industry places safety at the top of its priority list," ATA Executive Vice President Dave Osiecki told the Senate Commerce Committee's subcommittee on surface transportation and merchant marine infrastructure,...

2014-07-29 12:36:57

Thorough Review of New and Relevant Science Leads to Positive Recommendation WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At its 79th meeting in June, the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) completed an in-depth review of the science related to the safety of carrageenan--a soluble fiber made from red seaweed and used as a stabilizer in food--finding it to be safe for use in infant formula, including formula for special medical purposes. JECFA is a...


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Villarrica
2014-08-19 11:03:54

Villarrica, also known as Rucapillán, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Chile and is protected within Villarrica National Park. This volcano is one of five known volcanoes to have a lava lake within its crater and it often produces strombolian eruptions that contain lava flows and incandescent pyroclasts. It is one of three volcanoes that occur along the Gastre Fault Zone, along with the less active Quetrupillán and Lanín volcanoes. During the Valdivia Interglacial, it...

Hoodoo Mountain
2014-08-19 10:23:50

Hoodoo Mountain is flat-topped stratovolcano that is located in British Columbia, Canada and is part of the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province and the Pacific Ring of Fire. It is thought to be potentially active and was named for the needle like projections that protrude from it. These lava spines, or hoodoos, reach heights of 492 feet, making it the most distinct mountain in that area of the Boundary Ranges. Hoodoo Mountain is primarily flat-topped, which led volcanologist Jack Souther...

Socompa
2014-08-19 10:02:27

Socompa is a complex stratovolcano that can be found at the border of Chile and Argentina, reaching an elevation of 19,852 feet. This volcano is best known for its avalanche debris deposit, which have formed the Monturaqui Basin on its west side, the most noted example of this type of deposit in the world. It is a difficult volcano to visit, taking at least a day by vehicle traveling from the north or the west. Socompa is also known for the microbial ecosystems that occur near grasses at its...

Mount Erebus
2014-08-19 09:49:48

Mount Erebus is an active volcano that can be found on Ross Island in Antarctica. It is the second largest volcano in Antarctica, reaching a height of 12,448 feet. Sir James Clark Ross discovered it in 1841 in mid-eruption and named it and another volcano Mount Erebus and Mount Terror, after two of his ships. The first people to climb the volcano and reach its summit were part of Sir Ernest Shackleton's party, including Professor Edgeworth David, Jameson Adams, and Dr. Eric Marshall. Mount...

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...

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