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2010-11-04 13:43:00

MIAMI, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of their service to our country, all veterans, active duty military, police, fire and EMT personnel will receive free admission to Miami Seaquarium on Veteran's Day, November 11. City, county and federal employees are also invited to celebrate the commemorative date and will receive a special admission price of $11 plus tax. Additionally, all accompanying family members - up to five - will receive a discounted admission price of $11 plus...

2010-11-02 09:00:00

BELOEIL, QC, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ - Demers Ambulances, one of North America's largest and oldest ambulance manufacturers and the Canadian leader, is proud to announce that its ambulance model Mirage EX Sprinter just received a 2010 Top Innovation Award from EMS World, the largest media group in the Emergency Medical Services Industry in North America. "Only 6 months after its introduction in the market, the Mirage EX Sprinter received a 2010 Top Innovation Award from EMS World," says...

2010-09-30 14:07:00

DETROIT, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Ford Hospital introduced today the Air Med 1 aeromedical helicopter as a new service for transporting critically ill and trauma patients to its facility from within a 150-mile radius in Michigan and Ontario. With demand growing for caring for critically ill patients, the air ambulance service positions Henry Ford to provide fast, emergency one-way transport to its medical complex, which boasts the largest intensive care capacity in Michigan and a...

2010-09-29 12:10:00

WYCOMBE, Pa., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- While helping to save the life of a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) victim is all part of the job for Lingohocken Fire Company Chief Greg Jakubowski of Wycombe, Penn., he will be more than happy to accept a free Public Access Defibrillator (PAD/AED) from Chambersburg-based Your Safety Company and HeartSine Technologies, Inc. on Tuesday, October 5. The companies opted to donate the HeartSine samaritan® PAD after Chief Jakubowski...

2010-09-20 10:05:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) today announced the corporate sponsors for the ENA Annual Conference to be held in San Antonio on September 21-25, 2010. This year's Strategic Sponsors are Ethicon, Inc, GE Healthcare, Monster.com, and Stryker; the Annual Conference Sponsor for 2010 is Vidacare Corporation; and the Conference Supporters are Catholic Healthcare West, FreemanWhite ED Design Team, Gebauer Company, Genentech, Inc.,...

2010-09-02 12:26:18

A survey of emergency medical services (EMS) agencies from across the country found wide variation in perceptions of workplace safety culture"”providing a tool that might point to potential patient safety threats, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The study, to be published in the October/December issue of Prehospital Emergency Care and now available online, analyzed survey results from 61 EMS agencies in the U.S. and Canada. Researchers...

2010-08-26 09:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Frankfurt am Main Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in Germany and Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of rainbow® Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM), rainbow Acoustic Monitoring(TM), and Masimo SET® Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, today jointly announced that every EMS vehicle in the city of Frankfurt, Germany will be equipped with a Masimo Rad-57® Pulse CO-Oximeter--making...

2010-08-12 06:00:00

Defibrillator has no leads to the heart; may remedy issues associated with other devices CHICAGO, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's a familiar scene on most TV medical dramas: a patient is unconscious; CPR didn't work; someone yells, "All clear!" and the defibrillator paddles are applied to the person's chest in hopes the electric current shocks the heart back into action. In real life 350,000 Americans die of sudden cardiac arrest every year because they don't have implantable...

2010-08-05 11:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Odessa Fire Company in the State of Delaware and Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Masimo rainbow Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM), Masimo rainbow Acoustic Monitoring(TM), and Masimo SET® Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, today jointly announced that 150 Masimo Rad-57® Pulse CO-Oximeters will be distributed to every fire district in the state of Delaware during a statewide training event...

2010-07-08 14:22:00

Paramedic Students Use Social Media and Humor to Raise Awareness of CPR and AEDs PITTSBURGH, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation today announced the grand prize winner of its You Can Save a Life Video Awareness Contest. The student competition invited teams to submit videos about the impact of sudden cardiac arrest and the importance of CPR and automated external defibrillators (AEDs), empowering students and communities to make a difference in helping to...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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