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2014-08-25 12:23:52

MISSION Pledges $1 Million in Cooling Gear to Help Athletes Combat Overheating NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MISSION Athletecare(TM), the world's leader in thermoregulation, today announced a partnership with the Korey Stringer Institute (KSI) to advance education around the prevalent issue of exertional heat stroke, especially for athletes. With the support of KSI, MISSION has pledged its commitment and resources to heighten awareness and prevention in an effort to combat...

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2011-05-06 13:30:55

Sony Chief Executive Officer Howard Stringer apologized to PlayStation Network users on Thursday for the 100 million accounts that were compromised. "As a company we - and I - apologize for the inconvenience and concern caused by this attack," Stringer said on Sony's U.S. PlayStation blog late on Thursday. Stringer tried reassuring users that the company is focused on investigating and fixing the attack. "We are absolutely dedicated to restoring full and safe service as soon as possible and...

2010-09-16 10:37:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Allvoices.com, the largest citizen media news site, today announced record growth in August, with 7.5 million unique visitors and more than 31 million page views. News consumers are drawn by the work of more than 410,000 registered citizen reporters from around the globe who generate news, opinion and feature stories, helping make Allvoices a top 1000 web destination, according to Quantcast. (Logo:...

2010-07-15 09:00:00

CHICAGO, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- To help keep athletes safe and performing at their best during the hot summer months, The Gatorade Company, a division of PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP), has once again joined forces with the NFL to educate athletes, parents and coaches about heat-related illness and the importance of proper hydration and nutrition before, during and after practices and games. As part of the 2010 Beat the Heat program, NFL players, coaches and their families will lead hydration...

2010-02-26 10:00:27

Women given the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention drug nevirapine to protect their fetus should not use an HIV-drug regimen that contains nevirapine for at least one year after childbirth, say researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). A new UAB study found that while nevirapine works well to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission, a single dose of nevirapine in infected pregnant women can trigger resistance to some forms of the AIDS-drug cocktail known as...

2009-08-19 10:40:48

A paramedic in Lombard, Ill., says a local woman gave birth in her home, 18 months after she had another child in his ambulance. Paramedic Jack Shafer said when he arrived at the home of Jennifer Stringer and Rick Tresselt Monday, he immediately connected the house to a March 2008 incident that ended with Stringer giving birth on the way to the hospital, the Chicago Sun-Times reported Wednesday. I looked at the house and I said, 'not again.' I just had to shake my head, Shafer said. Shafer...

2009-02-28 12:59:22

Howard Stringer, Sony's chief executive, says he will become president as well to bolster the company's struggling electronics division. Stringer, 67, announced Friday he is succeeding Ryoji Chubachi, 61, who will become responsible for product quality and safety, a post that removes him from top decision-making, The New York Times reported Saturday. Sony, which expects to post a $3 billion loss for the year ending March 31, must streamline its sprawling electronics division to regain a...

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2009-02-27 13:00:00

Sony said on Friday that its chief executive, Howard Stringer, will succeed Ryoji Chubachi as the company's president in a move that would give the chief a freer hand in restructuring the company. According to the New York Times the company announced it would also reorganize its electronics and games divisions to better integrate its various businesses. Stringer said the changes were necessary to enable the company to better compete against cutthroat competition and speed decision-making to...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'