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2017-05-19

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New Data from PLATINUM Diversity Study Presented at SCAI 2017 Provide Important Insights Beyond Traditional Clinically-Reported Endpoints

2017-05-12

NEW ORLEANS and MARLBOROUGH, Mass., May 12, 2017 — New analyses from the Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) sponsored PLATINUM Diversity study underscore the need for greater understanding of the clinical and nonclinical barriers that can adversely affect stent-related outcomes. Aligned with the Boston Scientific “Close the Gap” health equity initiative, PLATINUM Diversity is a first-of-its-kind study focusing exclusively on women and minorities with coronary artery disease that is designed to shed light into the clinical, social, behavioral and economic determinants of health treatment outcome disparities in these groups. The findings of these new analyses were presented today during the Late-Breaking Clinical Trial Session at the 40th Annual Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) Scientific Sessions in New...

The Southeast Cannabis Conference and Expo is Coming to Florida

2017-05-09

MIAMI, May 8, 2017 – The first annual Conference on Medical Marijuana will bring together leaders in the field of medical marijuana policy, industry and application for a comprehensive overview of this rapidly expanding area of economics, research and development. The Conference will be held in the Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center from June 9-11. This conference is a gathering of entrepreneurs, patients, job seekers, advocates, scientists, doctors, others working in field and just curious citizens who just want to know more as Florida races toward a more advanced marijuana policy. “This year’s conference is particularly important as Florida is on the cutting edge of medical marijuana policy reform,” said conference Co-Chair Demitri Downing, an ex-prosecutor who helped design the...

Governor Rick Scott “Fighting for Florida's Future” Tour…
Governor Rick Scott “Fighting for Florida's Future” Tour…

2017-05-09

Our economy is on a roll and now is not the time to take our foot off the gas. Naples, Florida May 09, 2017 — Best Home Services, a family-owned HVAC, electric and plumbing business serving southwest Florida from Naples to Sarasota hosted Governor Rick Scott’s “Fighting for Florida’s Future” week-long tour on May 4th at 1455 Rail Head Blvd., Naples. As the Florida legislative sessions winds down, Governor Scott commenced a ten city tour to encourage Floridians to contact members of the Florida Legislature and urge them to invest in key priorities for Florida’s future. In January, Governor Scott presented Best Home Services co-owners Chadd and Keegan Hodges with the Business Ambassador Award in honor of their job creation...

Diverse Computing, Inc. Announces a New Project with South Dakota's Department of Public Safety for Modernizing Their South Dakota Law Enforcement Telecommunications System
Diverse Computing, Inc. Announces a New Project with South Dakota's Department of Public Safety for Modernizing Their South Dakota Law Enforcement Telecommunications System

2017-05-08

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 8, 2017 — South Dakota’s Department of Public Safety (DPS) contracted with Diverse Computing, Inc. (DCI), a national leader in criminal justice software and compliance solutions, on a software modernization and replacement project for its South Dakota Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (SD LETS). The SD LETS system is designed to provide criminal justice professionals such as law enforcement, courts, and correctional institutions with information about individuals with whom they have contact or interest. For example, SD LETS will inform a police officer that a violator has a criminal history or is wanted on a warrant for their arrest. The modernized SD LETS will include a commercially available solution that will provide the breadth of services required of modern Hot Files and Message Switch systems. The new system will be scalable to...

Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® Launches 2017 #HurricaneStrong
Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® Launches 2017 #HurricaneStrong

2017-05-08

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In conjunction with National Hurricane Preparedness Week and the NOAA Hurricane Awareness Tour (HAT), the FLASH Partnership is bringing back the award-winning National Hurricane Resilience Initiative – #HurricaneStrong campaign for a second year in 2017. Last year, the campaign helped increase public safety and reduce economic losses from hurricanes by reaching tens of millions of residents in hurricane-exposed states with five key messages, including: Personal Safety – Know your evacuation zone Family Preparedness – Build a disaster supply kit Financial Security – Have an insurance checkup Damage Prevention – Strengthen your home Community Service – Help your neighbor In 2016, the FLASH Partnership,...

Global Drone Video Now Provides Commercial Drone Video Services…
Global Drone Video Now Provides Commercial Drone Video Services…

2017-05-08

Providing national and global drone video services including aerial video, surveying and mapping, infrared, event coverage and more. -Josh Bois, CEO Irvine, Ca May 08, 2017 — New drone surveying & mapping services! Our licensed drone video team strives to be your #1 drone company. As drone entrepreneurs we follow drone news and drone video laws to stay innovative and keep you covered. Whether for drone journalism or 4K drone real estate video we serve as an enterprise drone company & government drone company globally. Receive a drone video quote for your USA or global project: GlobalDroneVideo.com/contact...

AT&T Invests More Than $2.8 Billion Over 3-Year Period to Enhance Local Networks in Florida
AT&T Invests More Than $2.8 Billion Over 3-Year Period to Enhance Local Networks in Florida

2017-05-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 4, 2017 – At AT&T1, we’ve invested more than $2.8 billion in our Florida wireless and wired networks during 2014-2016. These investments drive a wide range of upgrades to reliability, coverage, speed and overall performance for residents and businesses. They also improve critical services that support public safety and first responders. In 2016, AT&T made 3,570 wireless network upgrades in Florida. The upgrades include 18 new cell sites, installation of new distributed antenna systems and additional network capacity to existing cell towers.  “AT&T is investing to provide faster, more reliable, highly secure connectivity for Floridians. These continued investments bring residents and businesses a host of new opportunities and help pave the path for 5G mobile services in the years ahead,” said Joe York president of AT&T Florida....

Miracle Network Dance Marathon Announces Distinguished Leadership Award Recipients
Miracle Network Dance Marathon Announces Distinguished Leadership Award Recipients

2017-05-04

SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Miracle Network Dance Marathon has named 20 graduating college student leaders as recipients of the inaugural Distinguished Leadership Award. The honorees are being recognized for making an exceptional impact within their Dance Marathon program, on their individual campus and for their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. The collective efforts of Miracle Network Dance Marathon events have raised nearly $180 million since 1991 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, a nonprofit organization that raises funds and awareness for 170 pediatric hospitals across North America. Each year, hundreds of thousands of student dancers participate in approximately 300 events at colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada, contributing to a movement that continues to grow in size and...

Atlanta Teen Wins “Drive2Life” PSA Contest
Atlanta Teen Wins “Drive2Life” PSA Contest

2017-05-03

NEW YORK, May 3, 2017 – An eighth-grade student at the Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School has won the grand prize in the 7th annual Drive2Life PSA Contest, sponsored by The National Road Safety Foundation, Inc. (NRSF) and distributed nationwide to grades 6 through 12 by Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company.  Max Finch, 13, submitted a script for a public service message about the dangers of distracted walking, winning the top honor out of more than 1,500 entries from throughout the nation.  Finch won a $1,000 prize and a trip to New York City to spend two days working with the Emmy Award-winning producers of the nationally-syndicated TV series “Teen Kids News” to script, film and edit his winning PSA.  The finished spot will air during Global Youth Traffic Safety Month in May on 220 TV stations nationwide.   This year’s contest asked teens to be creative with messages to help prevent walking while distracted,...

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