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2011-09-15 07:00:00

Car accident victims suffer numerous types of injuries, from whiplash to herniated discs. All of these types of injuries can't be helped with the same treatment methods. Rockville, Maryland (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 Rockville Medical & Disc Center, a pain management office, has developed a new protocol for handling whiplash and other injuries sustained in car accidents. This is a new protocol only a few offices in the state of Maryland practice. Rockville Medical & Disc Center,...

2011-07-13 13:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed delivery of the National Source Tracking System (NSTS) to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The system is an Information Technology tool that assists in the accounting and tracking of radioactive source material typically used in medical, academic and industrial applications. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b ) The NRC and Agreement States require domestic...

2011-07-06 17:48:00

WASHINGTON, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gregory Jaczko, Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, will address the National Press Club at a luncheon on Monday, July 18. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) Jaczko will talk about lessons learned by the nuclear power industry in the aftermath of Japan's March 11 Fukushima nuclear disaster, which stands as the most serious nuclear accident since the Chernobyl meltdown in 1986. The NRC is scheduled to...

2011-06-21 17:32:00

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Nuclear Energy Institute criticized the Associated Press today for selective, misleading reporting in a series of new articles on U.S. nuclear power plant safety. The coverage has factual errors, fails to cite relevant reports on safety that contradict the reporting, and raises questions about historic operating issues while ignoring more recent evidence of improved performance in areas that it examines. It also gives short shrift to...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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