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2014-06-02 23:07:47

Applications for nominations accepted now through August 22, 2014. Awards include the Information Security Executive® of the Year, which recognizes executives who have made a positive impact on their organizations through risk management, data-asset protection, regulatory compliance, privacy and information security; and the ISE® Project of the Year, which recognizes a project completed during the previous 12-18 months that has had a significant impact on an organization’s risk...

2014-06-02 08:24:11

Residents Encouraged to Take Action during National Home Safety Month in June MEBANE, N.C., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New smoke alarm regulations can help keep Phoenix families who live in homes with battery-powered smoke alarms safer, while also reducing smoke alarm maintenance. As of April 2014, homeowners must install 10-year, sealed-battery smoke alarms when replacing outdated, missing or damaged units. Alarms like the Kidde Worry-Free sealed-battery smoke alarms comply with...

2014-05-31 23:09:21

Home Security Northwest, a company that provides and installs home security systems, recently released an article explaining several surprising characteristics of the safest neighborhoods in America. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 “Everyone wants to live in a place with a low crime rate and few home intrusions, but what does it take for a community to become “safe” from criminals?” Home Security Northwest asked this question in a recently released article reporting on the...

2014-05-30 12:26:02

MERIDEN, Conn., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Protein Sciences Corporation announced today that Astellas Pharma has submitted an application for marketing approval of recombinant influenza HA vaccine ASP7374 (marketed as Flublok® in the United States by Protein Sciences) to the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare in Japan for the prevention of influenza. UMN Pharma, which is partnered with Astellas, holds an exclusive license from Protein Sciences for the development and marketing...

2014-05-30 12:20:59

OTTAWA, May 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Urging industry and regulators to take action on a number of outstanding safety recommendations, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today released its annual reassessment of responses to Board recommendations. The reassessments show that progress has been slow especially in Aviation where only 61% of the Board's recommendations have been implemented. Again this year, the aviation sector has seen limited movement on recommendations. While...

2014-05-30 04:22:21

BLUE BELL, Pa., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) today announced that its previously announced 1-for-4 reverse stock split shall become effective at 5 P.M., Thursday, June 5, 2014, and trading of the Company's common stock on a post-reverse split basis shall commence on Friday, June 6, 2014. The common stock will continue to trade under the symbol "INO." As filed on May 22, 2014, the Company's stockholders approved the proposal of a reverse...

2014-05-29 23:19:14

Long Island-based alarm and security systems company, Total Security, says that having a burglar alarm system installed in your home is essential in order to keep your insurance rates in check. Elmont, New York (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Total Security Integrated Systems, the leading New York installer of home alarm systems throughout New York City and Long Island, now shares four ways that installing a burglar alarm system in your home can reap big benefits on your insurance rates. Home...

2014-05-29 23:17:14

Company announces expanded suite of services with detailed guard tour system, security alert service and sponsorship of Dispax World 2014. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Global Elite Group creates an easy to use aviation security solution designed to complement the flight handling process with an access control system called SecureSwipe™. Easily deployed and portable, SecureSwipe™ is a hand-held unit utilizing a bar code, magnetic strip and RFID reader at all access points....

2014-05-29 23:17:13

Summer Eye Safety Often Overlooked Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 As the summer months approach and families will be spending more time outdoors in the coming weeks, Dr. Brian Davis of Davis Vision Center in South Jordan, UT is encouraging patients to be mindful of protecting their eyes in the summer sun. Sunburned eyes are one of the most common summer injuries, and the American Optometric Association estimates that about 35 percent of American’s are unaware of UV radiation...

2014-05-29 23:15:17

intRAtrain Safety System is designed to reduce safety risk and exposure by providing a blend of tools, resources, and management systems. Le Sueur, MN (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 IntRAtrain and inspectiTRAC by Russell Associates is pleased to announce the release of their intRAtrain Safety System. This safety system is designed to provide a turn-key solution for your safety program needs. The system include tools, resources and management systems that help mitigate the risk associated with...


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10 Tips To A Great Summer
2012-07-16 20:56:36

With the start of summer upon us, we start thinking of things to do on the weekend and how to keep the kids busy. Here are a few things that may just help accomplish that and also to stay safe during this summer. #1 Weather is always a big player in whichever season it maybe, but the summer is a when the United States experiences some of its most severe weather such as Tornadoes and Hurricanes. The best tip for this is to be prepared. If the National Weather Service issues a watch or...

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2010-11-15 19:37:34

Sunglasses are protective eyewear designed to shield the eyes from damaging or discomforting sunlight and high-energy light. They can also work as a visual aid. The ultraviolet radiation from the sun can cause several serious eye problems and many healthcare professionals recommend eye protection. However, since the 1940s sunglasses have been associated with celebrities more so than eye protection. James Ayscough experimented with tinted lenses in the mid-18th century although they were...

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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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