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2009-08-20 12:35:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross has advice and safety tips for anyone planning a trip to the beach along the U.S.

2009-08-16 03:18:41

New Hampshire authorities told a mountain hiker Saturday an injured thumb didn't qualify him for a helicopter rescue. The 50-year old Texan injured his thumb while hiking with a group on the 3,251-foot Mount Crescent in the Icy Gulch area. Authorities, who did not release the man's name, said members of his hiking party were headed to help him, The New Hampshire Union Leader reported. The Gorham Fish and Game office got a cell phone call from the man.

2009-07-30 10:07:00

JACKSON, Miss., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Samarion Chief Executive officer Mark Rodgers today announced that The Guardian House Alzheimer Care Facility has adopted the SamarionSolution. The first commercial location to install the SamarionSolution, The Guardian House is a unique 60-bed nursing facility located in Lake Charles, La., that specializes in caring for residents diagnosed with Alzheimer's or dementia.

2009-07-10 00:35:40

Adults who supervise children or inexperienced swimmers need to know how to swim, a U.S. doctor says. Dr.

2009-07-08 11:14:00

WESTWOOD, Mass., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- LoJack Corporation (Nasdaq: LOJN) and Project Lifesaver International today announced that the LoJack SafetyNet System and Project Lifesaver Program has helped to rescue -- in less than 30 minutes each -- five people with Alzheimer's or dementia who had wandered over the past month.

2009-06-17 04:00:00

Ex-police officer and certified search & rescue manager won contest to clone beloved pet Trakr, hero of 9-11 rescue efforts LOS ANGELES, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Can you clone a hero? Retired police officer James Symington, owner of the late search and rescue dog and 9-11 hero, Trakr, will receive five answers to that question on Wednesday June 17, 2009.

2009-06-16 04:00:00

-- SAR Aircraft Marked Busiest Year Since Operation's Inception -- PARIS, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- A Search and Rescue (SAR) S-92(R) helicopter operating in the United Kingdom has reached the operational milestone of 1,000 flight hours as the SAR services provided by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) and under the operation of CHC Helicopter Corp.

2009-05-20 13:49:00

Nationwide survey finds that one in four know someone who drowned WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Approximately half of adults surveyed on water safety say they've had an experience where they nearly drowned in their lifetime, and one in four know someone who has drowned, according to an American Red Cross survey.

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2009-04-18 08:30:00

NASA rolled the space shuttle Endeavour out to a launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center on Friday, preparing it for a rescue mission the agency hopes it never has to undertake.

2009-04-03 13:17:23

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Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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