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2014-06-30 23:05:32

In an article published by JAMA Internal Medicine, LTC Wayne B. Jonas, MD, USA (Ret.), President and CEO of Samueli Institute, and LTG Eric B. Schoomaker, MD, PhD, USA (Ret.) discuss the excessive use of opioids in the U.S. military and present a call to action to integrate medical practices that have proven to alleviate the symptoms of chronic pain. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 With thousands of military personnel returning from war, the issue of chronic pain and its long-term...

2014-06-26 23:11:04

Jeffrey Rogers has been recognized as a Science and Environmental Medal finalist for his efforts in the development of the Blast Gauge System while serving as Program Manager at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Jeffrey Rogers has been recognized as a Science and Environmental Medal finalist for his efforts in the development of the Blast Gauge System while serving as Program Manager at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency...

2014-06-19 16:21:20

Rookie athletes work with former Army pilot through innovative Military Mentorship Program WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rookie national team athletes with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) will learn about resilience from a former Army helicopter pilot as part of the Military Mentorship Program, an innovative initiative of the USSA which brings together Olympic hopefuls and members of the U.S. military. On June 19, participating skiers and...

2014-06-10 08:22:44

The Massif Core FR(TM) line integrates protection and performance in industrial workwear. ASHLAND, Ore., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Massif, a world leader in high-performance flame-resistant (FR) fabrics and garments for the U.S. military, now offers a line of clothing designed to meet the needs of industrial markets such as oil, gas, and utilities. The Massif Core FR(TM) line is constructed with Massif's proprietary FR fabrics that have been approved for aviation and/or combat...

2014-05-19 04:20:40

Military Mentorship Program is another way the credit union is supporting our nation's heroes. WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PenFed (Pentagon Federal Credit Union), one of the largest credit unions in the country, is supporting a groundbreaking initiative called the Military Mentorship Program to bring together top athletes and members of the U.S. military to motivate and inspire each other. The program, in partnership with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association...

2014-05-14 12:21:40

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Supporting members of the U.S. military, veterans and their families is an important part of the mission of the American Red Cross, and MGM Resorts International, University of Phoenix(®), and now Pantry/Kangaroo Express, help that important effort through the Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces (SAF) Giving Program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090108/RedCrossLOGO This program was started in May 2012, coinciding with...

2014-03-10 20:20:06

Salamander Resort & Spa Hosts Successful Benefit for Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness and the Coalition to Salute America's Heroes MIDDLEBURG, Va., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World-renowned Tenor Anthony Kearns, a founding member of The Irish Tenors, and former champion jockey Sean Clancy, headlined a tribute to U.S. military and their families on Saturday, March 1, 2014 in anticipation of the Irish season at the Salamander Resort & Spa in...

2014-03-10 16:20:38

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club president wrote the U.S. secretary of Defense today expressing concern about reports that U.S. special forces personnel in Afghanistan had beaten an Afghan radio journalist. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO American special forces recently assaulted Radio Paighame Milli in Afghanistan, detaining the station owner and two employees, while cutting off its broadcasts, according to a...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • 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 'kardia,' heart.
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