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2014-07-10 23:11:31

Since 2003, The Center for Health Affairs has been supporting its emergency preparedness initiative by enhancing emergency preparedness planning in the region to increase individual and regional hospital preparedness, and strengthen partnerships with members in public health departments, public safety organizations and other community healthcare entities. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Since 2003, The Center for Health Affairs has been supporting its emergency preparedness initiative...

2014-07-07 20:22:19

ARLINGTON, Va., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Guardian, the international security and emergency evacuation firm has added Ghana to the list of countries where it provides personnel tracking, emergency response, security, intelligence, medical support, and evacuation services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140707/124890 The firm's security and emergency response coverage includes Ghana's largest cities and most popular tourist destinations including Accra, Kumasi,...

2014-07-01 23:01:21

Senior executives and CEOs from the property/casualty industry also joined talks. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 A group of property/casualty insurance senior executives and CEOs, including Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) CEO Julie Rochman, met with senior White House officials last week to discuss resilience, property mitigation, and related issues. “As the property insurance industry’s building science research arm, IBHS is very focused on mitigating homes...

Childhood Malnutrition Linked To Higher Blood Pressure In Adulthood
2014-07-01 03:29:28

American Heart Association Severe malnutrition in childhood may increase the risk for high blood pressure in adulthood — a possible significant impact on global health, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension. Inadequate nutrition before birth and up to age 5 may harm the heart’s development, researchers said. “If nutritional needs are not met during this time, when structures of the body are highly susceptible to potentially...

2014-07-01 04:20:56

TOKYO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a series of side events to the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction held in Bangkok, Thailand, from June 22 to 26, 2014, The Nippon Foundation and other global organizations, including Rehabilitation International, DiDRRN, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), jointly called for the promotion of disability-inclusive disaster risk reduction. Responding to their call, the...

2014-06-30 23:07:29

Assistance Critical to Enabling Red Cross to Respond to Disasters in the United States Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The American Red Cross today recognized National Grid USA, headquartered in Waltham, MA, for its support of Red Cross disaster response work through the Annual Disaster Giving Program. Members of the Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program pledge donations on an ongoing basis, in advance of major disasters, to help the Red Cross ensure an immediate response to meet...

2014-06-30 23:07:07

NY and NJ Fire Equipment Company Offer Hurricane Preparedness Tips Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 With June signifying the start of a 6 month long hurricane season coupled with some harsh weather during hurricane season in recent years, NY and NJ fire equipment company All Hands Fire Equipment offers some strategies to help families prepare and react sagely in case of a hurricane or other severe weather. Donald Colarusso, of AllHandsFireEquipment.com says, “Not only is it hurricane...

2014-06-30 23:01:46

Emergency management system merges government resources with civilian populations (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 For countless years people have relied upon heroic men and women to serve, protect, and ensure public safety. They have braved our fires, fought our battles, and worked tirelessly behind the scenes. Unfortunately in our society, tragic events have become the norm, and each situation has shown that advances within emergency management systems are not only essential, they’re...

2014-06-26 23:13:40

ISAR extends a heartfelt invitation to all veteran International Homeless Animals’ Day event coordinators, as well to new ones, to join together on Saturday, August 16, 2014 in commemorating ISAR’s 23rd annual International Homeless Animals’ Day. Clarks Summit, PA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Since modest beginnings in 1992, ISAR’s conceived and commemorated International Homeless Animals’ Day has consistently grown in size and content annually thanks to the worldwide participation of...

2014-06-24 16:26:29

Satellite Solutions Ensure Emergency Preparedness, Response and Restoration GERMANTOWN, Md., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced the availability of Hughes Emergency Solutions to help businesses and government offices prepare for the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, which officially began June 1. The satellite solutions, which include emergency response, continuity of operations...


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 'karpos', fruit.
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