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2014-08-08 10:59:46

American Cancer Society Nearly one in ten cancer survivors reports smoking Nearly one in ten cancer survivors reports smoking many years after a diagnosis, according to a new study by American Cancer Society researchers. Further, among ten cancer sites included in the analysis, the highest rates of smoking were in bladder and lung cancers, two sites strongly associated with smoking. The study appears early online in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. Cigarette smoking...

2014-08-08 10:38:08

BMJ-British Medical Journal Smoking related deaths cut by up to 11 percent in prisons with long-term bans in place Prison smoking bans are associated with a substantial reduction in deaths from smoking related causes, such as heart disease and cancer, finds a US study published on thebmj.com today. Smoking related deaths were cut by up to 11% in state prisons with long-term bans in place. In the United States at year end 2011, there were 1.4 million people in state prisons. Fifty to...

2014-08-07 23:11:26

WeComply, a Thomson Reuters business and leader in online compliance training, will be exhibiting at the annual conference of the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA), August 17-21, 2014, at Gaylord Opryland, in Nashville, Tennessee. Mahwah, NJ (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 WeComply, a Thomson Reuters business and leader in online compliance training, will be exhibiting at the annual conference of the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA), August 17-21, 2014, at Gaylord...

2014-08-07 23:04:31

Meridian Treatment Solutions is now partnering with Brandamos, a brand elevation and marketing agency located in south Florida. Brandamos will be providing a variety of online marketing strategies to increase the brand awareness of Meridian Treatment Solutions. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Meridian Treatment Solutions, a comprehensive inpatient drug and alcohol treatment center, selected Brandamos, (http://www.brandamos.com) to execute their marketing efforts including...

2014-08-07 23:03:56

As the amount of personal data rapidly increases and is scattered everywhere, MyLife.com offers unique services to help people find and control sensitive personal information available online (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 MyLife.com announces new services that empower people to protect their privacy and public image from one central place. The amount of data being created by people—and about them—is growing online every day. As a result, it is increasingly difficult for people to manage...

2014-08-07 20:25:24

Management to hold conference call on August 14th at 10:30 A.M. ET DANIA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vapor Corp. (NASDAQ: VPCO; the "Company"), a leading U.S.-based electronic cigarette and vaporizer company, today announced plans to release its financial and operating results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014, on Thursday, August 14, 2014, before markets open. The Company's management team will host a conference call on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 10:30...

2014-08-07 16:33:02

TUV-Nord's World Renowned Safety Program Scheduled for Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Functional safety engineering group, kVA, gears up for a new training and certification workshop offered this fall in Los Angeles, CA. The event is scheduled to take place September 8-11. An optional certification exam will be held on Friday, September 12. The training material is developed by kVA's partner TUV-Nord, a global leader in safety assurance processes. The event...

2014-08-07 15:40:39

The JAMA Network Journals Peter Roy-Byrne, M.D., formerly of the University of Washington, Seattle, and colleagues write that few data exist on the effectiveness of brief (1-2 sessions) interventions for reducing problem drug use, a common issue in disadvantaged populations seeking care in safety-net medical settings (hospitals and community health clinics serving low-income patients with limited or no insurance). Based on the established efficacy of brief interventions for hazardous...

2014-08-07 12:32:37

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, New Jersey, August 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intellinx Ltd., the innovative leader in enterprise fraud management announced today the general availability of its check fraud solution which provides accuracy and timeliness of fraud detection to minimize financial losses. The system tracks multiple indicators of suspicious activity across customer, account and check data and combines this information with internal and external user activity collected using...

2014-08-07 12:27:45

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation and Home State Health partnered to host an anti-bullying event for over 75 elementary-aged students attending summer camp at Matthews-Dickey Boys' & Girls' Club. The "No Bullying Zone" event featured award-winning children's author Michelle Bain, reading, Splotch the Madpole Does a Whole lot of Bullying which was co-authored with Centene, Cenpatico, and anti-bullying expert Dr. Joseph Wright of Children's National...


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2009-04-28 16:36:07

Chicago police sergeant, Louis R. Vitullo, focused his career in the city's crime lab and eventually because chief microanalyst. He created an organized method by which to collect and analyze evidence in sexual assault cases. The tools necessary to follow this process are all contained together in a standardized kit, originally called a Vitullo kit. Today, they are more commonly referred to as SAEK or rape kits. Louis Vitullo died on January 3, 2006 at Good Shepherd Hospital in...

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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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