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2014-07-24 23:11:58

On July 19, healthcare professionals and consumers were notified not to use drugs marketed as sterile produced by Downing Labs LLC, aka NuVision Pharmacy, as they may be contaminated. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Sterile Drug...

2014-07-24 23:05:23

The head of one of the nation’s leading safety-leadership development companies has accepted an invitation to one of Asia’s top training events. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Representatives with safetyBUILT-IN announced today that its Principal, Eric Svendsen, Ph.D. has accepted an invitation to facilitate at the Opus Kinetic event, Sept. 2-3 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. “We’re very excited to bring the ‘From Compliance to Culture’ safety-leadership program to southeastern...

2014-07-24 23:02:31

Joyce Walsh scheduled to teach Case Management, Pleadings Drafting and Ethics at the October 23rd event Charlotte, North Carolina (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Charles G. Monnett III & Associates is pleased to announce Joyce Walsh, a litigation paralegal with the law firm, will be teaching Case Management, Pleadings Drafting and Ethics at the October 23rd Institute for Paralegal Education in Charlotte, NC. Joyce’s courses are part of “A Litigation Paralegal’s Guide to Case Management,...

2014-07-24 20:24:11

At Global Fire Technologies, Inc., you'll find fire safety equipment that includes expertly calibrated fire extinguishers that can be relied on when they're needed LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At Global Fire Technologies, Inc., you'll find a leading company for fire safety monitoring, testing and installation of equipment such as sprinkler service in Tujunga, the San Fernando Valley, and all of greater Los Angeles They offer the kind of fire alarm inspection Tujunga...

2014-07-24 20:20:31

Enterprise shares information - at no cost - with repair centers to highlight length-of-rental, performance data ST. LOUIS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data indicates that insurance companies are significantly improving turn-around times - by more than 25 percent - when they refer policyholders to collision repair centers using the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Automated Rental Management System (ARMS(®)). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130730/MM55552LOGO-d Although ARMS helps...

2014-07-24 16:29:02

SEATTLE, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Food banks in Washington and Oregon received 91,675 lbs. pounds of donated food (including $16,250 cash donations equivalent to 65,000 lbs.*) from the 2nd Annual NW Farmers Fighting Hunger Cash/Food Drive during June dairy month. This year the two states generated a total of 91,675 pounds of food (food+cash equivalent), compared to last year's combined total of 58,052 lbs. of food (food+cash equivalent) - an increase of 33,623 lbs. The...

2014-07-24 16:24:54

SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As outdoor sports heat-up local fields, it is important that parents, coaches and children take precautions when it comes to weather. Lightning - which is very common during this time of year -- causes an average of 62 deaths and 300 injuries in the United States each year, according to the National Weather Service. But nearly all injuries can be avoided by taking simple precautions. "Sports are exciting and fun. But, finishing a game is never worth...

2014-07-24 12:31:52

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO Recall Summary Names of Products: Canon EOS Rebel T4i Digital Cameras, Coby Televisions, Definitive Technology SuperCube 2000 Subwoofers, GE Dishwashers, Gree Dehumidifiers, iSi North America Twist'n Sparkle Beverage Carbonation Systems, LG Electronics Electric Ranges, LG Electronics Gas Dryers,...

2014-07-24 12:29:29

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA cited warehousing and logistics company National Distribution Center LP (doing business as NFI) $308,435 in proposed penalties on Monday for not providing employees with foot protection--a safety violation for which the company was previously cited in 2012 and has failed to abate, despite its obligation to do so. "Prevention is vital to limiting accidents in warehouses where hazards are magnified by the size of...

2014-07-24 12:27:17

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's emergency physicians handle tragic situations too often, but few things are more upsetting than the sudden death of a child -- killed by a piece of a furniture, appliance or a television falling on them. "It can happen in a matter of seconds probably in anyone's home," said Dr. Alex Rosenau, president of the American College of Emergency Physicians. "Every parent or guardian of a young child should look around their homes and...


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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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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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