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2014-07-23 23:29:36

First Choice Emergency Room Expanding in Houston Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, announced that it will open its new Spring – Gleannloch facility in Spring, Texas next month. “I am pleased to announce that we are growing in Houston and opening a new facility in Spring,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. First...

2014-07-23 23:28:17

Clarion Safety Systems' expertise in pool safety signs has been featured in a new edition of “The Complete Swimming Pool Reference” book. Clarion CEO Geoffrey Peckham contributed to the book's water safety content, authoring a chapter called "Rethinking Pool Signage." Milford, PA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Clarion Safety Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of safety signs and safety labels, has been featured in a newly published book on pool safety, “The...

2014-07-23 23:27:50

AlertID, your family neighborhood safety network, which is based in Las Vegas, is pleased to announce that it now delivers more than 50,000 crime alerts every day to members in nearly 1,500 neighborhoods across the valley. These critical safety alerts help people keep their families and neighbors safer. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 AlertID, your family neighborhood safety network, which is based in Las Vegas, is pleased to announce that is now delivers more than 50,000 crime...

2014-07-23 23:24:33

Apple Valley Post-Acute Rehab receives national recognition by US News and World Report as a ‘Best Nursing Home’ and a third consecutive five-star rating from Medicare for skilled nursing homes. Sebastopol, California (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 More than 3 million Americans spent at least part of 2013 in a skilled nursing facility, or nursing home, and similar numbers are expected as we continue through 2014. Many times, these individuals and their families encounter difficulty in choosing...

2014-07-23 23:22:20

Members recognize one year of progress, challenges in their work to improve factory safety with release of Annual Report Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 During its first 12 months, the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety has completed inspections of all 587 factories from which its Members source, provided basic fire safety training to more than one million workers and managers and begun offering financial compensation—recently extended from two to up to four months—to...

2014-07-24 00:21:18

Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews and Jack White to headline Farm Aid 2014 at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre RALEIGH, N.C., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farm Aid announced today that its annual benefit festival will take place on Saturday, Sept. 13, at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre in Raleigh, N.C., with tickets on sale to the public on Friday, Aug. 1. "In North Carolina and across the Southeast, family farmers have struggled to stay on the land, but they...

2014-07-23 23:20:22

New Resource Assists Occupational Health and Safety Professionals Manage Impact of Chemicals on Employees and Public Ipswich, Mass. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Expert Publishing (ExPub), a division of EBSCO Information Services, announces the launch of PoisonEXPERT™, a resource designed to assist occupational health and safety professionals employed by organizations that use or manufacture large quantities of chemicals and need to manage the impact of chemicals on their employees and the...

2014-07-23 23:20:13

Fashionable, Convenient, Versatile and Easy to Use Nursing Scarf & Breastfeeding Cover That Provides Quality, Style and Full Coverage Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Itzy Ritzy has introduced the next big thing in nursing, the Nursing Happens™ Infinity Breastfeeding Scarf. Easily transforming from a trendy scarf to a soft, breathable nursing cover, the product is designed to be convenient and easy to use with no snaps, buckles, or complicated wrapping required. The Infinity...

2014-07-23 23:12:40

The ST-911 Law Enforcement GPS Tracking Bracelet is the latest technology being used to track paroles, low risk offenders, and people released on bond. This unique device is revolutionizing police departments with features such as two-way voice communication, an SOS button which establishes a two-way voice call while sending a text and e-mail, automated tamper detection and notification, several alert options, rugged durability, and many standard features such as real-time GPS locations...

2014-07-23 23:11:19

Advanced Chemical announces it recently received the OHSAS (Occupational Health & Safety Advisory Services) certification. The OHSAS 18001 certification is a process that uses the OHS system to control occupational health and safety risks in such areas as planning and hazard identification, risk assessments/risk control, communication, training, and operational monitoring. Warwick, Rhode Island (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Advanced Chemical is proud to announce its recently granted OHSAS...


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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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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