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2014-06-19 09:42:05

The Lancet Patients with mental illness are two and a half times more likely to be victims of homicide than people in the general population, according to a national study examining the characteristics of homicide victims across England and Wales, published in The Lancet Psychiatry. Homicides committed by patients with mental illness have received much media attention, but patients' risk of being victims of homicide and their relationship to the perpetrators has rarely been examined....

2014-06-19 08:30:24

Teens also believe their peers may be more likely to experiment with other drugs, as well ROCKFORD, Ill., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The legalization of marijuana in many states may be changing the way teens think about marijuana and other harmful substances like heroin. A new study commissioned by Rosecrance shows that the legalization of marijuana may encourage teenagers to experiment with the drug, along with other substances. To view the multimedia assets associated with...

2014-06-19 08:25:33

TRUSTe expands COPPA compliance solutions to include website monitoring and new verifiable parental consent (VPC) service from AssertID SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a new study reveals the high levels of tracking on top websites visited by children, TRUSTe, the leading data privacy management company announced it is offering new services to help companies meet the privacy needs of the post-Millennial generation of kids and ensure compliance with the Children's...

2014-06-18 23:07:15

Online Trust Alliance (OTA) applauds GetResponse's commitment to consumer protection, data security and privacy. Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 GetResponse, the leading email marketing provider, was honored in Chicago for the third year in a row by Online Trust Alliance (OTA), a nonprofit organization dedicated to identifying and promoting ways to protect the security, privacy and identity of Internet users. The OTA Honor Roll recognizes trustworthy companies based on...

2014-06-18 23:05:55

Petty Theft Loss Prevention Program Success Leads to Expanded Adoption Nationwide SALT LAKE CITY (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Turning Point Justice (TPJ), the trusted provider of collaborative loss prevention solutions for retailers, and its partner the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention (NASP), today announced that Sears Holdings Corp. is expanding TPJ loss prevention solutions at select Sears and Kmart locations nationwide. The Court Alternative Program (CAP) is an innovative...

2014-06-18 20:20:57

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) announced that during the second quarter of 2014 it experienced an unplanned manufacturing disruption within its Polyurethanes division. The disruption occurred at its propylene oxide and MTBE facility in Port Neches, Texas. The manufacturing facility is now operating at normal rates. The estimated financial impact of the manufacturing disruption in the second quarter of 2014 was approximately $10...

2014-06-18 16:27:58

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The following is a statement of Susan M. Liss, Executive Director, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO In a big win for kids and public health, a federal judge today upheld New York City's new law prohibiting the use of coupons and other discounting schemes that make tobacco products cheaper and more appealing to kids. The new law is designed to prevent tobacco companies from...

2014-06-18 16:22:32

DALLAS, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nowak & Stauch, LLP and Deans & Lyons, LLP are continuing the fight that began in 2008 to recover for victims of the Halek Energy oil and gas scheme that defrauded hundreds of investors out of tens of millions of dollars. On February 19, 2014, Halek Energy, LLC, finally emerged from bankruptcy. Notably absent, however, was the company's founder and namesake, Jason Halek. Mr. Halek started the company in 2002 under the name Halek's...

2014-06-18 08:28:11

DENVER, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) (the "Company") today announced the execution of the supplemental indenture related to its previously announced consent solicitation (the "Consent Solicitation") for amendments to the Company's 6 3/8% Senior Notes due 2018 (the "Notes") and the indenture pursuant to which the Notes were issued (the "Indenture"). The supplemental indenture was executed after receipt of consents from the holders of a majority in...

2014-06-17 13:26:02

UIC E-cigarettes, also known as vaping pens or e-hookas, are commonly advertised on Twitter and the tweets often link to commercial websites promoting e-cig use, according to University of Illinois at Chicago researchers. The study, published as a special supplement in the July 2014 issue of Tobacco Control released online June 16, has implications for future FDA regulations on the marketing of e-cigarettes and related products. “There’s this whole wild west of social media...


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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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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.