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2014-03-31 23:35:51

Onboard Systems announced that is has been awarded a contract from Airbus Helicopters to design and manufacture the cargo hook system for the EC130T2 aircraft. When completed, the cargo hook system will be available exclusively through Airbus Helicopters. Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, today announced that it has been awarded a contract from Airbus Helicopters to design and...

2014-03-31 23:35:39

Q Laboratories, Inc. will conduct independent testing of the RESOLUTION Microbial Genotyping System from PathoGenetix, Inc. to evaluate its molecular strain typing capabilities for pathogen confirmation and identification for the food safety industry. Woburn, MA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 PathoGenetix, Inc., developer of an automated system for rapid bacterial strain typing, has signed an agreement with independent contract testing laboratory, Q Laboratories, Inc., to conduct an independent...

2014-03-31 23:31:09

NiQ Health’s CarePlus™ Nurse Call System Working to Improve International Healthcare Concerns Over Alarm Management in Acute Care Environments Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 One of the most significant and pressing issues in today’s acute health care scene is that of alarm management. Patients are often connected to several medical devices which can alert clinicians and caregivers to hundreds of alarms per patient, per day. These devices are of huge importance to patient...

2014-03-31 23:31:03

Having recently released their Virtual Private Data Center solution to mid-market businesses across the country, NewCloud Networks is using the service to provide a disaster recovery solution. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 NewCloud Networks, a Denver-based Cloud Computing and Communications provider, recently released its newest solution, the Virtual Private Data Center (vPDC) to mid-market businesses and has since, found multiple uses for the service, including utilizing the service as a...

2014-03-31 23:27:15

Information on the risks, side effects, and dangers of prescription medication, as well as tips on medicine safety as provided by the attorneys at http://www.JRLawFirm.com/. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Medication Safety Week begins the 1st of April, presenting the public with an opportunity to brush up on their knowledge of medication dangers. It’s important to educate oneself on the risks, side effects, and other dangers of prescription medication. A 1999 report by the Institute of...

2014-03-31 23:22:00

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and Atlanta personal injury lawyer Greg Stokes of Stokes & Kopitsky, P.A. answers frequently answered questions about brain injuries and brain injury cases. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Brain injuries are a common consequence of a serious accident. Minor injuries typically resolve themselves. However, an estimated 5.3 million Americans are currently living with a long-term disability as a result of traumatic brain injury, said the Brain Injury...

2014-03-31 23:21:28

The names for the 2014 hurricanes have been released, even though some early predictions call for a quiet season, it is always good to be prepared. Below are a few key points and items that Comedy Driving Inc. has put into a before-storm checklist in preparation for this hurricane season. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The Vehicle If meteorological predictions forecast a certain region to be within the path of a storm, the decision to evacuate or bunker down must be made immediately....

2014-03-31 23:02:34

Impact investment fund attracts "overwhelmingly positive" interest at the conference in New York. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Managing Principals of the U.S. Food Fund, LLC (USFF), Mills Rooks and Tim Moody, presented at the Thompson Reuters Partner Connect East 2014, which took place March 25-27, 2014 at The Grand Hyatt in New York, NY. "The response from large institutional investors was overwhelmingly positive and supportive," said USFF Principal, Mills...

2014-03-31 23:02:33

Hub4Injured, a go-to source for Texas personal injury accident needs, knows how difficult it is to be involved in an accident. The online website recently released tips that victims of a personal injury accident can use to take notes and better prepare themselves for working with medical and legal professionals. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Hub4Injured.com, the newest online resource for victims of Texas personal injury accidents, recently released tips that help accident victims...

2014-03-31 20:22:58

ENA President Urges Vigorous Enforcement of New Law DES PLAINES, Ill., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association commended Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter for signing into law a bill that makes it a felony to assault or batter emergency nurses. Idaho is the 30(th) state to make violence against emergency nurses a felony. Both houses of the legislature passed it less than a month after it was introduced. Violators could face up to three years in state...


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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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