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2014-07-25 23:06:39

Combination of Expertise Will Improve Healthcare Emergency Preparation, Response, and Recovery. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Beginning August 1, 2014, Wivenhoe Group, a leading security engineering, design, and vulnerability assessment consulting firm will begin a partnership with Center for Healthcare Emergency Readiness (CHCER.org) a nationally recognized Healthcare Emergency Readiness and Management firm, to develop a Healthcare Industry Emergency Readiness and Management...

2014-07-24 08:26:39

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- C. Spurlock of Seattle recently wrote to rescue and survival tool manufacturer StatGear (http://www.statgeartools.com/) in praise of the company's signature product, the T3 Tactical Auto Rescue Tool (http://www.statgeartools.com/t3-tactical-triage-auto-rescue-tool/). He described how an ordinary commute became a harrowing ordeal when he witnessed a truck flip onto its roof. The driver was trapped by her own seatbelt, and other good Samaritans...

2014-07-23 23:11:40

Fall Prevention works—New data shows Contra Costa Seniors safer in homes. If all senior residents were to receive fall prevention services based on this data, we could prevent about three per cent of total 9-1-1 responses for these seniors who are falling. Walnut Creek, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 When Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services modifies a home, it cuts the chances of a senior calling 9-1-1 for a fall by about 53 per cent, according to new data compiled by American...

2014-07-18 16:20:25

ALBANY, New York, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Homeland Security Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2020," the global homeland security market was valued at USD 245.72 billion in 2013, growing at a CAGR of 5.6% from 2014 to 2020 to account for USD 364.44 billion in 2020. Browse the full Homeland Security Market Report with TOC at...

2014-07-15 08:34:33

SARASOTA, Fla., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roper Industries, Inc. (NYSE: ROP) announced today that its Senior Subordinated Convertible Notes due 2034 (CUSIP No. 776696AA4) (the "Notes") will accrue contingent interest for the semi-annual period beginning July 16, 2014. Contingent cash interest of approximately $2.29 per Note is expected to be paid on January 16, 2015 to holders of the Notes as of December 31, 2014, the record date. Total contingent interest for the semi-annual...

2014-07-14 20:20:47

LAFAYETTE, La., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with PetroQuest Energy's (NYSE: PQ) release of its second quarter 2014 financial results, you are invited to listen to its conference call with management that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern time. The Company will release its results after the market closes on August 4, 2014. What: PetroQuest Energy, Inc. Second Quarter Earnings 2014 Conference...

2014-07-11 23:08:43

US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) is releasing highly regarded data showing the increase of federal contracts in North Carolina. Currently after reviewing the federal marketplace for available solicitations, US Federal Contractor Registration has found 402 contracting opportunities/awards in the state of North Carolina. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) is releasing highly regarded data showing the increase of federal contracts in...

2014-07-10 23:11:31

Since 2003, The Center for Health Affairs has been supporting its emergency preparedness initiative by enhancing emergency preparedness planning in the region to increase individual and regional hospital preparedness, and strengthen partnerships with members in public health departments, public safety organizations and other community healthcare entities. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Since 2003, The Center for Health Affairs has been supporting its emergency preparedness initiative...

2014-07-09 08:21:11

Virginia-based family owned business continues to advance their preparedness for nationwide disaster response. BROOKNEAL, Va., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While Pentagon contracts fell 29% in May compared to May 2013, Foster Fuels, Inc. won an $853.2 million fuel contract from the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). 2014 has seen United States defense contract spending drop five of its first six months from its 2013 numbers, but the Brookneal-based firm garnered the third-largest...

Gulf Coast Prepares For Hurricane Ike
2014-07-09 07:20:32

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From June 1 to November 30 of each year, the Atlantic hurricane season flexes its muscles. In an effort to help keep people alive and safe, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) keeps a Hurricane Preparedness website that is full of great information to help with hurricane health and safety. The CDC provides important tips to help before, during, and after a hurricane. BEFORE The first tip is to prepare for a...


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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