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2013-03-12 23:02:20

PERS devices, sometimes called Medical Alerts or Alarms, today are recommended by healthcare professionals, and are used more by older women who are living alone and worried about falling. However, technology change, additional services, and new entrants will expand the traditional base of users from today´s population to a younger and more mobile group. Port St. Lucie, FL (PRWEB) March 12, 2013 Next Generation Response Systems 2013, underwritten by Philips, Verizon, Care Innovations,...

2013-02-11 23:04:26

A disastrous wildfire season in California and stronger-than-average hurricane season in the Atlantic have pushed demand and revenue up over recent years; in the next five years, funding will remain limited, but an improving economy is projected to support private donations to the industry. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Natural Disaster and Emergency Relief Services industry in its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB)...

Nor'easter 2013: Millions Warned Via Their Smartphone
2013-02-08 07:39:39

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There are many things your smartphone can do. It can remind you of an appointment, wake you up in the morning, give you the latest news, keep you up-to-date with your friends, and now, apparently, it can scare the hell out of you. More appropriately, your smartphone has a technology that can alert you when danger is on your doorstep. This technology comes thanks to the geniuses from organizations like the NOAA, FEMA, CTIA, etc....

2013-01-15 23:03:23

Many New York and New Jersey home owners are turning to Insulated Concrete Forms from Foam Form Technology to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy. ICFs have a history of withstanding the strongest storms are are FEMA approved. Amityville, New York (PRWEB) January 15, 2013 How can you build a storm-proof home? Homeowners across New York and New Jersey are rethinking how to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy. Residents are discarding traditional wood frame construction demanding super-strong...


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  • A spider.
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