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2014-08-25 23:03:59

AAPCC names Stephen T. Kaminski, J.D., new executive director and chief executive officer. ALEXANDRIA, VA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) has named Stephen T. Kaminski, J.D., as its new executive director and chief executive officer effective Sept. 29, 2014, announced AAPCC President Marsha Ford, MD, FACMT, FACEP. With more than 15 years of leadership in both the private and nonprofit sectors, Stephen joins the AAPCC from the American...

2014-08-19 23:06:09

30-member group sign-on letter expresses support for Senator Bill Nelson and his introduction of the Child Nicotine Poison Prevention Act of 2014 Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The American Association of Poison Control Centers is pleased to be a part of a 30-member group sign-on letter expressing support for Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) and his introduction of the Child Nicotine Poison Prevention Act of 2014. Along with fellow Senate co-sponsors, this bill urges the U.S. Consumer...

2014-08-13 23:00:38

Winners Chosen from Alabama, Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The Poison Prevention Week Council announced the winners of the 2015 National Poison Prevention Week poster contest. National Poison Prevention Week, held the third week in March each year, is observed nationally to highlight the dangers of poisonings and how to prevent them. In honor of this awareness week, the Poison Prevention Week Council conducts a nationwide poster contest to...

2014-08-11 16:25:26

-- Florida, Alabama, Virgin Islands Students Win National Poison Prevention Week Poster Contest WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students whose artwork conveys simple but powerful messages on safe product storage, the potential dangers of children's curiosity and how to get poison help are the winners of the 2015 National Poison Prevention Week poster contest. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140811/135178 The drawings from the students - who hail from Alabama,...

2014-07-29 23:01:49

The Firm is investigating Tylenol lawsuits on behalf of individuals who may have suffered serious liver damage due to the acetaminophen in Tylenol over-the-counter medications. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Tylenol lawsuits (http://www.tylenollawsuitclaims.com/) filed on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered serious liver injuries due to the acetaminophen in Tylenol-brand medications continue to move forward in a multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court,...

2014-07-11 23:00:42

Senator Bill Nelson Introduces Bill Along with Nine Senate Co-Sponsors ALEXANDRIA, Va. (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 The American Association of Poison Control Centers and the experts at America’s 55 poison centers are commending Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) for his introduction of the Child Nicotine Poison Prevention Act of 2014 on July 10, 2014. Along with fellow Senate co-sponsors, this bill urges the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) to enact rules requiring safer,...

2014-07-02 23:01:22

The Firm is investigating Tylenol lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered severe liver damage due to the acetaminophen in Tylenol-brand over-the-counter medications. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 As Tylenol lawsuits (http://www.tylenollawsuitclaims.com/) continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the release of a new report aimed at promoting acetaminophen safety. According to the document, which was issued last month by the Acetaminophen...

2014-06-05 04:21:14

Dr. Michael Gabriel of GPM Pediatrics, comments on an article that provides information on poisonous plants and tips to preventing rashes from poison ivy. BOHEMIA, N.Y., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Michael Gabriel, a Staten Island Pediatrician, provides advice on how to avoid poison ivy plants, and treat or prevent rashes. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140604/94471 According to an article published by KidsHealth.org, poison ivy, poison oak, and poison...

2014-04-29 23:19:15

The American College of Medical Toxicology is working with The Global Educational Toxicology Uniting Project (GETUP) to promote medical toxicology education and specialized patient care worldwide. The GETUP initiative connects clinicians in countries with established clinical toxicology services to those in countries without these services. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT), through its International Committee, is working with the Global...

2014-04-25 23:02:02

Legendary rock star Bret Michaels is set to take center stage on Saturday, May 3 at the 27th annual Ride for Life event at 7 p.m. at the Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks in Bethlehem, Pa. Philadelphia (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Legendary rock star Bret Michaels is set to take center stage on Saturday, May 3 for an exclusive concert for hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts at the 27th annual Ride for Life event at 7 p.m. at the Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks in Bethlehem, Pa. to benefit the Muscular...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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