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2011-08-18 15:15:00

TREVOSE, Pa., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Experts from International SOS, the world's leading medical and security assistance company, will discuss mobile travel apps and usage trends among business travelers, distinctions between travel insurance and travel assistance coverage, and Duty of Care during next week's Global Business Travel Association Convention in Denver, Colo. International SOS experts will be available at booth #1417 during the Aug. 21-24 event to talk about the...

2011-07-18 17:01:00

TREVOSE, Pa., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International SOS, the world's leading provider of integrated medical, international healthcare and security assistance services, and InsideNGO, an association for international development and relief organizations that focuses on operational WHO: capacity building. Keynote Speakers: -- Patrick Deroose --Group General Manager,...

2011-06-03 17:16:00

TREVOSE, Pa., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Myles Druckman, MD, a leading disease outbreak WHO: specialist and travel medicine expert. Available to discuss the E. coli outbreak in Germany and associated topics, specifically the impact the bacteria may have on travelers to and from affected WHAT: areas in Europe: Threat: How does this strain of the E. coli bacteria differ from...

2011-05-03 13:50:00

TREVOSE, Pa., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International SOS, the world's leading international healthcare, WHO: medical and security assistance, and concierge services company Keynote Speaker: --Jo Carpenter, Director of the Global Information Center - Control Risks' and International SOS' analytical hub for the reporting and assessment of travel security risks globally Moderator: Alex Puig,...

2011-05-02 09:14:00

NEW YORK, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- La Roche-Posay, a worldwide expert in UV protection, is pleased to announce that it will kick off the second year of its SOS - Save Our Skin campaign today. The goal of SOS - Save Our Skin is to not only inform Americans about the dangers of UV rays and the importance of sun safety, but to also incite true behavioral change, such as incorporating sun protection in their daily routines and visiting their dermatologists for regular skin checks. In its...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.