Every year thousands of children are hospitalized -- and some die -- after taking medicine not meant for them.
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Teens share stolen prescription drugs at "pharm parties" and toddlers are tempted by colorful pills that look like candy.
In this Consumer Update video, FDA pharmacist Connie Jung explains how you can prevent harm by locking your medicine up.
Learn more about medicine safety in your home at: http://www.fda.gov/lockitup
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Global Connect, the leading provider of cloud-based hosted dialing and communication services, announces enhancements to GC1 Peak Dialer, a hosted dialer platform released by the company earlier this year. The new features are designed to help clients improve productivity and ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.
"Global Connect is a learning organization, adapting our technology and team to meet the demands of the economic climate and better serve our large client partner base," said Darrin Bird, Chief Operating Officer of ... read more
Logic, the market leader for virtual directory solutions, announces
an upcoming webinar: Delivering a Context Service through
Virtualization. In this webinar, Kuppinger Cole analyst Dave Kearns
and Radiant Logic’s ... read more
With its announcement today, HP (NYSE:HPQ) has become the first major
systems vendor to commit to a new architecture based on an ARM processor
core. According to a recently published report from 451
Research – From
Brawny to Wimpy – The Rise of the Low-Power Server ... read more
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) is expected to release its fiscal year and fourth quarter 2011 earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, November 15, 2011.
The company will then host a conference call at 11:00 AM Eastern Time, during which management will make a brief presentation focusing on the company's results, strategies, and operating trends.
Interested parties can listen to the conference call and view accompanying slides on the Internet at www.jacobs.com.
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Powerhouse Dynamics (www.powerhousedynamics.com),
a technology leader focused on lowering energy costs for its customers,
announced today it had raised $3 million in Series A funding, which will
fuel its expansion into the commercial facilities market.
Since its introduction for ... read more
My Sister's Place, the District's oldest domestic violence shelter, will serve nearly 11,000 meals, thanks to a $10,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation.
Domestic violence pervades the Washington area and has increased due to the weak economy often crossing socio-economic boundaries.
In response, My Sister's Place launched its Sanctuary Plus Shelter Expansion and Renovation Initiative to ensure that women and children fleeing from domestic abuse can rely on the promise of safe sanctuary, instead of returning to a ... read more
In an effort to help Marian House increase support services for domestic violence survivors and build awareness of this serious social problem, the Verizon Foundation has awarded the agency a $10,000 grant.
The funding will support Marian House's Domestic Violence Survivors Support Program, which provides housing and comprehensive services that directly improve the health and well-being of domestic violence survivors throughout Maryland. The program also aims to help survivors understand the connection between the abuse they have suffered and their ... read more
MANDIANT®, the leader in advanced threat detection and
response solutions, today announced it has released its OpenIOCTM
threat intelligence standard and a list of over 500 indicator terms to
the public. In conjunction with the new standard, MANDIANT also
announced the general availability of a new ... read more
Every day around the world, America's soldiers risk their lives to protect our nation and our citizens and many of them use wireless technology to successfully and safely complete their missions. Whether its texting GPS coordinates, using remote-controlled devices, filing reports from the field or enhancing training and logistics, mobile technology can help our service members be more efficient, protected and healthy. In recognition of Veterans Day, CTIA-The Wireless Association® November edition of "Wonder of Wireless" (WOW) webcast and blog ... read more
Tampa Internet company, UNATION, announced a new strategic business partnership with Miami Marketing Group (MMG).
MMG is a national entertainment marketing agency specializing in lifestyle and experiential marketing programs. MMG leverages its far-reaching access in the worlds of entertainment, sports and lifestyle to pair corporate brands with unique entertainment content in order to create brand relevance and drive sales. MMG also provides next generation marketing and comprehensive event-driven planning to deliver world class capabilities in nightlife operation, sports and entertainment marketing.
The ... read more
John Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of Electronic Recyclers International
(ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, spoke today at
the GreenGov Symposium in the nation’s capital. Shegerian discussed the
rapid evolution of the electronic recycling industry and shared insights
regarding the role and responsibilities that ... read more
Awarded by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Rhythmlink
has secured its first ever patent for the new Disposable Webbed EEG
Electrode. The only flat, disposable EEG electrode available on the
market, Rhythmlink has combined the safety and economical value of a traditional
dome-shaped disposable ... read more
Tampa Internet company, UNATION, announced that it is teaming up with Platinum Rye Entertainment (PRE), "the world's largest broker of celebrity talent, models, recording artists, sports figures and other celebrities for ad campaigns and P.R. events" - Forbes.
"We're excited to be working with UNATION on their launch; the platform opens up tremendous new opportunities for entertainers and athletes to leverage their brands and monetize their celebrity," said Ryan Schinman, Chairman Platinum Rye Entertainment.
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Revionics, Inc., the leading provider of retail life cycle price
optimization solutions, held its 2nd annual Customer Conference, Insight
2011, and celebrated record attendance with its customers from
across North America. The conference was held October 25-26 in Tempe,
Arizona. Staying with the conference’s theme “Climbing ... read more
Cecilia Munoz, Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Intergovernmental Affairs at the White House, joins the slate of keynote speakers during the National League of Cities' (NLC) Congress of Cities and Exposition in Phoenix, November 9-12. As the lead staffer to the President on immigration reform, Munoz is expected to address city officials on the topic of immigrant integration and the goals of the Obama Administration during the conference's Opening General Session on Thursday, November 10.
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Solutions, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based Supplier Lifecycle
Management (SLM) and B2B collaboration solutions, announced today that a
leading global credit card provider has selected Aravo to automate
supplier management processes and drive supplier information integration
across their ... read more
SOFEX 2011 -- Special Operations Apps (SOA), the applications innovator for warfighter mobile devices, touchscreens, laptops, and smartphones, will introduce its newest technologies to the Special Operations community at this week's SOFEX 2011.
"SOA is attending SOFEX to allow SF Operators and SF leaders to let us know exactly which Apps they need -- immediately," said K. Dominic Cincotti, president and founder of Special Operations Apps.
"No other company in existence produces Apps specifically with SF Operators in mind," Cincotti said.
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Social Week, the in-gathering of the Internet social media industry and IndieGoGo, the world's leading crowdfunding platform, today announced a series of campaigns that will raise money for social good programs created by Social Week events and partners. The Contact Summit at Social Week chose 3 projects as winners of the Contact Bazaar Awards based on the potential for social impact and awarded each $10,000 through grants from Pepsi. These projects now have the opportunity to raise additional funds on ... read more