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2014-07-11 23:05:02

Harbor Village Florida comments on new research that could be useful in treating drug addiction. UK (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 As reported by The Wall Street Journal's Market Watch in the article Blocking Memories Could Help Treat Drug Addiction (7/8), researchers from the United Kingdom have recently come up with a breakthrough discovery that drug addiction may be treatable through blocking the brain's memory receptors. There are certain parts of the human brain that can become...

2014-07-11 23:04:40

Harbor Village Florida comments on Shia LaBeouf checking into rehab. USA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 As reported by People Magazine in the article Shia LaBeouf Receiving Treatment For Alcohol Addiction After New York Arrest (7/1), actor Shia LaBeouf, best known for his performances in hit movies such as Disturbia and the Transformers series, has voluntarily checked into rehab following a recent arrest for acting disorderly in public. This past year, LaBeouf has gained national attention for...

2014-07-11 23:00:42

Senator Bill Nelson Introduces Bill Along with Nine Senate Co-Sponsors ALEXANDRIA, Va. (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 The American Association of Poison Control Centers and the experts at America’s 55 poison centers are commending Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) for his introduction of the Child Nicotine Poison Prevention Act of 2014 on July 10, 2014. Along with fellow Senate co-sponsors, this bill urges the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) to enact rules requiring safer,...

2014-07-11 12:22:28

DES PLAINES, Ill., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Retiring equipment in the chemical processing industry may pose more danger than meets the eye as residual hazardous chemicals, live electrical connections or connections to in-service process machinery complicates how to safely remove these items from a plant, according to the July issue of the American Society of Safety Engineer's monthly journal, Professional Safety. "In the worst cases, the equipment has essentially been...

2014-07-11 08:27:30

Call for IoT & Privacy Experts to Submit Interest for Participation. SAN FRANCISCO, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the first Internet of Things Privacy Summit in Silicon Valley, California today, TRUSTe announced the formation of a multi-stakeholder IoT Privacy Tech Working Group to identify the technical standards and best practices necessary to help enhance consumer privacy in the Internet of Things (IoT). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140106/CL40095LOGO The goal of...

2014-07-10 23:13:16

Substance abuse treatment centers in Georgia not only treat the problem of drug and alcohol problems, but also the issue of Codependent Behavior. Recovery Outfitters a long term substance abuse treatment center located in Cummings Georgia, recently completed part two of the blog post on their website explaining this issue. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Recovery Outfitters is a well-established substance abuse treatment center with drug addiction treatment programs designed to help their residents...

2014-07-10 23:11:48

WeComply, a Thomson Reuters business and leader in web-based ethics and compliance training, has announced its Protecting Personal Information (Canada) training course designed to help employees understand the basic principles of information security and achieve compliance with Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) and applicable provincial data-privacy laws. Mahwah, New Jersey (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 WeComply, a Thomson Reuters business and leader...

2014-07-10 23:03:58

New comprehensive service protects financial institutions and their customers from account takeover attacks. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 PhishLabs, the leading provider of cybercrime protection and intelligence services that fight back against online threats, announces the launch of ATO|Prevent™ to help banks and credit unions stop account takeover (ATO) and reduce losses due to online fraud. ATO|Prevent provides proactive detection and mitigation of account takeover attacks...

2014-07-10 23:02:34

Deltek’s new cloud-based solution empowers teams with an innovative, consensus-based approach to creating and managing risk registers. Herndon, Va. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Deltek, the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services firms and government contractors, today announced the release of Deltek RiskBook, a new collaborative risk management solution that delivers an innovative, consensus-based approach to creating and managing risk...

2014-07-10 23:01:11

Harbor Village Florida comments on a new article which addresses Drug treatment effectiveness. USA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 As reported in the article “Effectiveness of addiction drugs depends on phase of addiction” (6/30) by MedicalNewsToday, there is no “one size fits all” approach to drug treatments and addiction. The study, from University of Cambridge, showed that prescribing medication for addiction could actually only be effective in specific phases of addiction. Today,...

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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
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'