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2013-10-31 23:35:56

Zebra Technologies’ Grant Miller to give keynote address on how companies can connect any device to the cloud to improve supply chain operations. Plano, Texas (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 The "Internet of Things" (IoT) is changing the face of barcoding. Zebra Technologies’ Senior Business Development Manager Grant Miller will explain this and more during a keynote address of the System ID 2013 Barcode Technology Summit on Nov. 11 at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, Texas....

Trying To Promote Safer Stoves In Countries Where Cooking Can Kill
2012-06-12 13:18:56

Preparing a meal in some of the world´s poorest rural areas can turn an ordinary activity into a deadly chore. Animal dung and crop scraps often fuel the indoor fires used for cooking. And before any food fills a hungry belly, thick black smoke fills a family´s lungs. Pneumonia and other acute respiratory infections kill about 1 million people a year in low-income countries, making them the top cause of death in the developing world and the greatest threat to children´s...

2010-06-18 12:35:35

The rise in AIDS death rates in sub-Saharan Africa has led to a burgeoning new category of neglected individuals "” nearly a million orphaned elderly, or older adults living alone without the benefit of any caregivers, Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have found. The researchers used existing data to develop the first estimates on the number of elderly individuals left alone, without any adult support, as a result of the AIDS epidemic, said Grant Miller, PhD, MPP,...

2010-03-24 16:10:25

A short-term economic boom is not always a good thing for children in developing nations, according to a new study in the Journal of Political Economy. The study found that when Colombia's coffee trade suddenly booms, illness and mortality rates among children increase in coffee-producing counties. When coffee prices spike, workers spend much more time tending fields and less time doing things that are good for children's health, the study found. "The net result is that infant and child...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
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