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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...

2011-04-20 00:00:28

International SOS panel of International Rescue Committee, PricewaterhouseCoopers executives emphasizes importance of staying connected when natural, man-made crises occur Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 18, 2011 WHO: International SOS is the world's leading international healthcare, medical and security assistance, and concierge services company Keynote Speakers: Denise Furnell, International Rescue Committee, Senior Director of Global Safety and Security Daniel J. Pocus,...

2011-02-02 12:40:00

CAIRO, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International SOS, the world's leading international healthcare, medical and security assistance and concierge services company, said it has evacuated over 800 people from Egypt today, who are primarily expatriate employees and families of International SOS clients, and students. Via seven flights, the passengers will be escorted to Frankfurt, Paris and Dubai, where International SOS reception teams are waiting to meet them. According to on the ground...

2011-01-25 08:00:00

TREVOSE, Pa., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International SOS, the world's leading provider of integrated medical, international healthcare and security assistance WHO: services. Keynote Speakers: -- Ken E. Lucas, Bank of America Senior Vice President, Global Intelligence and Analysis Director, Security Operations and Analysis Command Center, Corporate Security --...

2010-11-03 16:38:00

WESTMINSTER, Calif., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon customers in California have donated nearly $65,000 to five nonprofit groups promoting literacy, including the Westminster chapter of Boat People SOS. The money was donated by Verizon customers in California who checked a box on their monthly phone bill to make a $1 tax-deductible donation to the company's Check Into Literacy Program. The recipients of this year's Check Into Literacy grants were selected by members of the public...

2010-10-27 14:07:00

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The People's Court" and FBI-SOS (Safe Online Surfing) initiative has produced public service announcements (PSA) explaining the importance of internet safety and encouraging schools to participate in the FBI's internet educational program. The PSAs have been distributed to the show's affiliates and are being made available to other outlets. This is the second generation of PSAs created by "The People's Court." The initial PSA,...

2010-10-12 08:30:00

LONDON, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- International SOS, the world's leading international healthcare, medical assistance and security services company, today announced the establishment of a strategic alliance with RMSI, a specialist in the provision of medical services for hostile environments. This strategic alliance will align the service delivery resources with RMSI becoming the sole provider for International SOS when delivering medical services in hostile environments. Cooperation in...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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