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2014-07-18 06:23:14

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many mental health professionals look the other way when it comes to their patients smoking cigarettes, as they may appear to have a soothing effect. However, a new study has found that smoking cigarettes may have negative effects on mental health – in addition to the habit’s well-known physical effects. In the study, researchers from Washington University School of Medicine and the University of Illinois took advantage of a...

2014-07-18 00:20:30

HOUSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: KEG) today provided the following updates for the second quarter 2014: Key expects to report a second quarter 2014 loss in the range of $0.14 - $0.15, excluding goodwill and asset impairments and utilizing an effective tax rate of approximately 29%. Additionally: -- Key expects its consolidated revenue to be down approximately 2% compared to the first quarter 2014; additionally, the Company expects...

2014-07-17 23:07:23

In this webinar, the presenters will share examples of delivering effective programs that achieved greater resource efficiencies and improved data quality nearly twofold better than industry benchmarks. The live broadcast will be taking place on Thursday, July 31, 2014 @ 11am EDT / 4pm BST (UK GMT +1). Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Risk-based Monitoring (RBM) is a new way to facilitate more efficient trial delivery. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and European Medicines...

2014-07-17 23:01:27

NoBullying releases an article exposing the latest numbers and online bullying statistics http://nobullying.com/online-bullying-statistics/. London, UK (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Over the past few years, online bullying has created a major issue for parents and students alike. This is because it can change the way that many of them tend to interact with their friends and other students. NoBullying releases today the guide to online bullying statistics. Statistics seem to indicate that roughly...

2014-07-17 16:20:47

F. Michael Maloof, an expert on Caucasus and Central Asia Region, is located in the Washington, DC metro area. WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Terrorism expert, F. Michael Maloof, a former senior security policy analyst in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, has almost 30 years of federal service in the U.S. Defense Department and as a specialized trainer for border guards and Special Forces in select countries of the Caucasus and Central Asia. While with the Department...

2014-07-17 16:15:14

University of York Research led by the University of York has highlighted the potential cancer risk in non-smokers – particularly young children – of tobacco smoke gases and particles deposited to surfaces and dust in the home. Until now, the risks of this exposure known as 'third hand tobacco smoke' have been highly uncertain and not considered in public policy. However, a new study published in the journal Environment International, has estimated for the first time the...

2014-07-17 12:31:43

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has issued the following press release: "RAI board declares quarterly cash dividend." For full details, read the release on RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com. Web Disclosure RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, is the primary source of publicly disclosed news about RAI and its operating companies. We use the website as our primary means of distributing quarterly earnings and other...

2014-07-17 12:29:52

PITTSBURGH, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Highmark Foundation, in collaboration with the Center for Safe Schools, has developed new bullying prevention resources for parents, teachers, school administrators and volunteers who work with youth and families. In 2013, the Highmark Foundation and the Center for Safe Schools introduced the Pennsylvania Bullying Prevention Toolkit, which covers 16 topics including the role of bystanders, why kids bully, strategies for kids,...

2014-07-17 08:33:28

TRUSTed Assessments will help businesses minimize compliance risks, protect their brand and gain privacy peace of mind SAN FRANCISCO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRUSTe today announced the expansion of its industry-leading Data Privacy Management Platform to include TRUSTed Assessments, a new privacy assessment solution designed to help businesses meet the complex global compliance requirements of the data-driven world. TRUSTed Assessments is powered by TRUSTe's unique combination of...

2014-07-17 08:29:05

BERLIN, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Top-level guests at the world's biggest safety & health convention - Day passes now bookable - Information for journalists A world without serious accidents at work - this is the vision that will be discussed by politicians, scientists and experts from all over the world at the XX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work, which is taking place in Frankfurt am Main from 24 to 27 August 2014. The emphasis is on such themes as...


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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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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