Latest Munster Stories

2014-05-15 08:34:21

MUNSTER, Ind., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Franciscan Healthcare-Munster recently expanded use of capnography for respiratory monitoring outside of its operating rooms, joining a growing group of healthcare leaders in embracing state-of-the-art patient safety technology. Capnography measures how effectively patients are breathing and can alert medical caregivers when life-threatening respiratory depression occurs. By measuring the amount of carbon dioxide the patient is exhaling,...

2014-04-16 08:24:21

LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 100% Cork (www.100percentcork.org), a global campaign to raise awareness of cork's environmental benefits, today announced that it is launching a social media campaign in honor of Earth Day to help plant cork oak saplings in Melgaco, Portugal. The campaign is being run in partnership with two projects (Common Forest and Green Cork) of Portugal's biggest environmental organization, QUERCUS-Associacao Nacional de Conservacao da Natureza. Cork...

2014-04-02 16:36:22

Waterford Institute Releases its Award-Winning Reading Program in New Web Model SALT LAKE CITY, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Waterford Institute recently launched its reading curriculum in a new, web-based format designed to help schools reduce their hardware costs and more easily access and use its standards-aligned, research-proven software. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131107/LA12431LOGO Waterford Reading is a complete language arts curriculum for young learners,...

2014-01-09 08:31:38

Non-Profit Takes on Sales and Service to Improve Customer Experience SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Waterford Institute ended its partnership with education publisher and software distributor NCS Pearson, Inc. on Jan. 1, 2014. Waterford is now directly distributing its award-winning, adaptive learning software curricula and assessments to students, teachers, districts, schools and parents nationwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131107/LA12431LOGO)...

2013-04-26 23:00:25

Library of learning activities ideal for large or small group instruction using interactive whiteboards. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) April 26, 2013 The non-profit Waterford Research Institute announced today the launch of Classroom Advantage, an instructional tool aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and aimed at the US school market. Waterford president Dr. Benjamin Heuston noted: “Technology provides a key way for teachers to implement the CCSS in their classrooms....

2013-02-14 23:03:02

Irish Technology Company Trustev celebrates first round of funding with a free giveaway Cork, Ireland (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 Irish technology startup, Trustev today announced the raising of a $300,000 angel round from prominent Irish and international angel investors, to help fund its battle to dramatically reduce online merchant´s exposure to ecommerce fraud. Trustev provides real time online identity verification using its proprietary social fingerprinting technology, to help...

2009-11-19 08:00:00

MUNSTER, Germany, November 19 /PRNewswire/ -- MONITORING FORCE GmbH announced that they have filed on November 16th, 2009 Flibanserin in the indication treatment-relevant levodopa-induced dyskinesia in Parkinson's disease for orphan drug status designation with the European Medicines Agency (EMEA). Levodopa-induced dyskinesia is a complication of the mainstay treatment in advanced Parkinson's and a serious burden to some of those affected, since it may be disabling for the patients and...

2008-08-05 18:00:29

By Andrea Holecek, The Times, Munster, Ind. Aug. 5--The United Steelworkers negotiating teams began bargaining economic issues with the integrated steelmakers just days after U.S. Steel Corp. and ArcelorMittal announced record quarterly profits. "With USS (U.S Steel) seeing record profits as a result of the sacrifices, dedication and hard work of steelworkers, the Union will seek major economic improvements across the board," according to a USW Local 1066 bargaining update. The local...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'