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Marine Corps Launches Inaugural Marine Week in Chicago, May 11-17

HEADQUARTERS MARINE CORPS, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Marine Corps launches its inaugural Marine Week in Chicago, May 11-17, 2009 when the city opens its doors to the nearly 2,000 Marines who will participate in various community activities throughout the Chicagoland area. "E...

Applied Weather Technology Guides Mercy Ships With Latest BVS Marine Voyage Optimization Software

Mercy Ships' Crew Uses BVS 5.6 Onboard Software to Navigate the Safest, Most Fuel-Efficient Route and Protect Sensitive Medical Equipment as They Bring Hope, Healing and Hospital Services to the World's Poor SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Weather Technology (AWT) toda...

Applied Weather Technology Guides Mercy Ships with Latest BVS Marine Voyage Optimization Software

Mercy Ships' Crew Uses BVS 5.6 Onboard Software to Navigate the Safest, Most Fuel-Efficient Route and Protect Sensitive Medical Equipment as They Bring Hope, Healing and Hospital Services to the World's Poor Sunnyvale, Calif. (Vocus) March 16, 2009 -- Applied Weather T...

NaturalNews Partners with Moxxor to Bring Marine Omega-3 Supplement to Health-Conscious Consumers

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural health news site NaturalNews.com has teamed with the newly-launched Moxxor company to bring an advanced marine omega-3 supplement to health-conscious consumers. Made from green-lipped mussel oil grown in aquaculture farms off the coast of New Zeal...

Researchers sharpen search for new marine medicines with novel techniques

With the number of terrestrial sources that yield novel treatments for human disease decreasing year by year, the oceans have been tapped as a promising resource for discovering new natural biomedicines. Two studies by scientists at UC San Diego, each utilizing mass spectrometry in novel ways, hav...

Locomotive and Marine Diesel Engines Clean Up Will Save Lives

Statement of Bernadette Toomey, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Lung Association, March 14, 2008 WASHINGTON, March 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association salutes the new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rule to require substantial cuts in the air...

Joanne Steen Presents Grief Solutions at the Headquarters Marine Corps 2008 Casualty Conference

PHOENIX, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Marine Corps Casualty Assistance Calls Officers (CACO), often the first to respond to a Marine's family concerning the loss, injury or illness of their loved one, received some in-depth training on how to execute this critical duty by noted author and cert...

OneBeacon Appoints Southern Marine & Aviation Inc.

Managing General Agent will handle marine cargo business for International Marine Underwriters CANTON, Mass., Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OneBeacon Insurance Group announced today that it has signed an agreement with Southern Marine & Aviation Inc., to represent i...

Statement by Gerald Leape, Vice President, Marine Conservation, National Environmental Trust, on a New Recommendation From Scientists Urging Pregnant Women to Eat More Fish

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a departure from current FDA and EPA guidelines, an industry-backed effort today encouraged pregnant women and women of childbearing age to increase their seafood consumption, despite the well-known risk of mercury, a highly potent neurotoxin an...

Deep-sea Mining can Damage Marine Ecosystem

Undersea habitats supporting rare and potentially valuable organisms are at risk from seafloor mining scheduled to begin within this decade , according to a new study by a University of Toronto Mississauga geologist. According to Jochen Halfar, assistant professor of earth sciences at the...

Norwegian Glacier Shrinks and Marine Life Poisoned as the Globe Warms

More and more literally devastating evidence of global warming keeps coming up from across the world. A glacier in Norway is shrinking fast and toxic Californian// seawaters are killing marine life in their thousands. Global warming continues to wreak havoc. A couple of days ago it was report...

Methylmercury in Marine Fish Pose Health Risks to Pregnant Women and Elderly Men

The health risks posed by mercury contaminated fish are enormous and especially children and women of childbearing age have to be careful about how much// and which fish they eat says-"The Madison Declaration on Mercury Pollution" published today in a special issue of the international science jour...

Pollutant TBT Affects Hearing in Marine Mammals

According to the researchers from Yale School of Medicine it is found that chloride ions are critical to hearing in mammals//. Joseph Santos-Sacchi, professor in the Departments of Surgery and Neurobiology and first author of the study said that hearing in marine and other mammals could be affected...

Oceans May Turn More Acidic and Threaten Marine Life

Carbon dioxide emissions have rendered the oceans acidic, threatening the health of the marine life. This is a similar occurrence, akin to what happened to the dinosaurs, some 65 million years ago, when they just disappeared from// the face of the earth. Ken Caldeira of the Carnegie Institution's D...

Diseases in Marine Animals Could Portend Unhealthy Prognosis for Humans

There appears to be profound links between land-based pollution, and diseases in our marine mammals, according to scientists, physicians, and veterinarians, that implies an unhealthy prognosis for Human health. // According to Paul Sandifer, Chief Scientist for the new Oceans and Human Health I...

Nephros, Inc. Completes $1.25 Million Private Placement

...oxins. Sale of the DSU has begun at several major U.S. medical centers for infection control and has been selected for further development by the U.S. marine Corps for purification of drinking water by soldiers in the field. For more information on Nephros, please visit its website at http://www.neph...

National Council on Disability Monthly Bulletin for July, 2009

...lity of United States Overseas Development Projects and Embassies Improving Access to Health Care, Special Education, and Long-Term Services for marine Corps Family Members with Disabilities Keeping up: Technology's Rapid Changes and Effects on People with Disabilities NCD Speaker...

Medifast Independent Director Lt. Gen. Dennis McCarthy Confirmed as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs

...by the U.S. Senate, as the new Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs. Gen. McCarthy has served his country in the United States marine Corps for over 36 years and most recently was the Executive Director of the Reserve Officers Association of the United States. "Medifast's B...

Herley Industries, Inc. Board of Directors Concludes Strategic Alternatives Review To Discuss Conclusions with Investors at a July 22, 2009 Conference in New York

...sident of Professional Marketing Associates and as Division Manager at M/A-Com. He attended St. Joseph's College after serving with the United States marine Corp in Vietnam. Mr. Lieberman continued, "Herley has a core of experienced, high-level executives who have been instrumental in the acquisit...

Association of Peruvian Anchovy Producers Pursues MSC Certification

...colabel certification through the London, UK-based marine Stewardship Council (MSC). The MSC is the world's ...the Ecolabelling of Fish and Fishery Products from marine Capture Fisheries (UNFAO); The Code of Conduct for...A/DHA please visit www.meg-3.com . About the marine Stewardship Council: The...

School of Health Management Honors 162 Graduating Students

...pany. He has worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies and well-known organizations, including the American Red Cross, John Deere, Shell and the U.S. marine Corps. As an author, he has published "Remarkable Leadership: Unleashing Your Leadership Potential One Skill at a Time" (2007) as well as ...

MultiNational Underwriters Is Now HCC Medical Insurance Services

...in, Ireland and the United Kingdom. HCC specializes in diversified financial products; group life, accident & health; general aviation; property; marine and energy; and other specialty insurance. HCC has assets of $8.6 billion, shareholders' equity of $2.7 billion and is rated AA (Very Strong) by Stan...

Explorer's Bounty Unveils New Line of Tribal Stone Crackers

...d manufactures premium certified organic food products found throughout the world. Committed to community well-being, Explorer's Bounty has donated to marine wildlife charities in the U.S., has partnered with a Costa Rican plantation gone organic and endeavors daily to build direct trade. ...

Centocor Ortho Biotech Statement on the FDA ODAC Opinion Regarding Trabectedin for Relapsed Ovarian Cancer

...will be made by the FDA. About Trabectedin Trabectedin is a novel cytotoxic antitumor agent that was originally derived from the marine tunicate, Ecteinascidia turbinata. The compound is now produced synthetically. Trabectedin binds to the minor groove of DNA and bends it toward the ...

MultiNational Underwriters Is Now HCC Medical Insurance Services

...in, Ireland and the United Kingdom. HCC specializes in diversified financial products; group life, accident & health; general aviation; property; marine and energy; and other specialty insurance. HCC has assets of $8.6 billion, shareholders' equity of $2.7 billion and is rated AA (Very Strong) by Stan...

Germs Hold Court in Sand Castles

...le who participated in the National Epidemiological and Environmental Assessment of Recreational Water Study. The beachgoers were interviewed at seven marine and freshwater sites, all of them within a few miles of sewage plant discharges. The actual source of the infectious sand, however, was not known and ...

Econo Lodge Hotels Team with Strikeouts For Troops to Help Consumers Send Personal 'Thank You' Notes to U.S. Armed Forces

...teary-eyed when I think of all our troops have done to impact my life and the lives of others throughout the world." "Oorah! As a United States marine Corp SSgt, I am honored to serve with you!" "It's a great joy to say thank you to our soldiers. More than you know - thank you!" "Words c...

Humans Can Develop Bat-Like Echolocation

... two weeks you can tell the difference between trees and a pavement," he said. More information The University of Rhode Island has more about marine mammal echolocation . -- Robert Preidt SOURCE: Plataforma SINC, news release, June 30, 2009 ...

Bill Johnstone Named Senior Vice President of Crawford's Global Technical Services for the Americas

...d States and around the world. His main areas of adjusting expertise include the film and entertainment industry, commercial transportation and inland marine and environmental claims. A graduate of McMaster University , Hamilton, Ont., with a degree in economics, Johnstone is a fellow of the Chartered...

Chance to Protect Babies from Toxic Chemicals Faced by CA State Assembly

...re is no demonstrated need for them in baby products." "The decline of marine mammal populations is linked to the prevalence of flame retardant chemicals and other persistent organic pollutants," says marine biologist Holly Lohuis of the Ocean Future's Society. "Marine mammals are s...

General Dynamics Awarded $9 Million Contract for U.S. Army Medical Command Lean Six Sigma Support

...eople worldwide. The company is a market leader in business aviation; land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and information systems and technologies. More information about General Dynamics is available online at www.gd.com . ...

Nephros Receives 510k Approval for Dual Stage Ultrafilters

...oxins. Sale of the DSU has begun at several major U.S. medical centers for infection control and has been selected for further development by the U.S. marine Corps for purification of drinking water by soldiers in the field. For more information on Nephros, please visit its website at http://www.nep...

Danielle Browning: Providing Immediate Help for Individuals in Need of Health Coverage and Career Recreation

...,:"said Browning, "and my adult life that included a stint in the marine Corps, a very successful career as an Insurance Salesperson to owning a Pet... personal goal of creating a seven figure annual income and was taught as a marine that any goal can be achieved with the correct mindset. I have a great bus...

As Fire Ants Continue to Proliferate, Hospital-Proven Burn Anesthetic Brings Instant Relief for Bites, Stings

...nt bites and can leave permanent scars. Coastal Solutions president J.C. "Chip" Grayson created the Fire Ant Coolant formula with the help of two marine scientists from the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography. In extensive scientific experiments, the team tested an exhaustive variety of topical pain tre...

Articles by Prominent Scientists Featured in 25th Anniversary Issue

...o phase out fossil fuels and to begin reducing per-capita energy use. Carl Safina on moving to a new era of fisheries management. The prominent marine scientist writes that ineffectual federal management has resulted in severely depleted fish stocks that continue to decline. Safina calls for a policy...

Marine Turned Comedian Says TBI is No Laughing Matter

...for support of this cause, turn to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g58RVfkyNJU&feature=channel_page Rosner served in the United States marine Corps for over 18 years in both Operation Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom. He is now a stand-up comedian who has performed all over the wor...

DOD, VA should take stronger steps to combat tobacco use in military, veteran populations

...aining programs and among new recruits, the report says. DOD should also stop selling tobacco products in Army and Air Force commissaries -- Navy and marine Corps commissaries already do not sell them -- and should stop selling them at a discount in military exchanges and other stores. In addition, Congre...

Popular Jellyfish Sting Treatment Also Proven Effective on Stings From Portuguese Man-of-War

... In May of 2009 Dr. Peter Verity, a world renowned marine biologist at the Skidaway Institute of Oceanograph...m charged with conducting leading edge research on marine resources) was petitioned to conduct a series of s...fish Squish(TM) was developed with the help of two marine scientists from the Skidaway Institute of Oceanogr...

Vets Who Repress Traumatic Memories May Not Be Worse Off

... who was stationed with a combat artillery unit in the central highlands of Vietnam in 1965 -- conducted his work in collaboration with fellow Vietnam marine vet Charles Figley, of Tulane University's School of Social Work, in New Orleans. Together, they report their findings in the June issue of the J...

National Council on Disability Monthly Bulletin for June, 2009

...are, Special Education, and Long-Term Services for marine Corps Family Members with Disabilities." Obta...isabilities can be especially challenging for U.S. marine Corps families, who must relocate often, and who m...ty of federal, state, and local agencies. The U.S. marine Corps recently instituted programmatic changes and...
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