Social Innovation Business Plans from San Diego Students Solve Global Issues – from Off-Grid Water to Customized Latrines for the Disabled

Social Innovation Business Plans from San Diego Students Solve Global Issues - from Off-Grid Water to Customized Latrines for the Disabled
May 8, 2015 (PRWEB) May 08, 2015 A proposal for an off-grid water purification system to sustain small communities with drinking water during disasters and emergencies was the big winner in the University of San Diego’s fifth annual Social Innovation Challenge. The H2gO team from the University of San Diego was awarded $ 17,000 ...

10 Entrepreneurs to Tackle Childhood Obesity, Alzheimer’s and Other Health Issues

10 Entrepreneurs to Tackle Childhood Obesity, Alzheimer's and Other Health Issues
Denver, CO (PRWEB) February 18, 2015 Ten successful CEO-entrepreneurs from around the country will tap into their experience and creativity to explore market-based solutions to childhood obesity, Alzheimer’s proliferation, biologic terrorism and other monumental problems as the first-of-its-kind 10.10.10 initiative gets underway here Monday. 10.10.10 is a groundbreaking effort that brings together 10 proven ...

Kitware Part of Team to Address Climate Change Issues

Clifton Park, NY (PRWEB) February 25, 2015 High-performance computing (HPC) will be used to develop and apply the most complete climate and Earth system model to address the most challenging and demanding climate change issues. This is the charge given by the Department of Energy (DOE) to eight national laboratories, the National Center for Atmospheric ...

The Rick Herrema Foundation and Environmental Services, Inc. Partner On Environmental Issues To Support Military Family Support Services in North Carolina

The Rick Herrema Foundation and Environmental Services, Inc. Partner On Environmental Issues To Support Military Family Support Services in North Carolina
Raleigh and Fayetteville, NC (PRWEB) February 23, 2015 With the recent release of the movie American Sniper, filmgoers are learning more about an important issue many military families face. After multiple deployments into dangerous war zones, how do soldiers successfully reintegrate into their military and civilian communities, and most importantly, into their immediate and extended ...

PrecisionAg to host Columbus Workshop to Address Big Data Collection, Application and Ownership Issues

PrecisionAg to host Columbus Workshop to Address Big Data Collection, Application and Ownership Issues
Willoughby, Ohio (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 Now two decades old, the science of farm data collection has matured, and mountains of data have been collected. Yet the industry continues to struggle in applying this data as effectively as possible. Nagging questions and misunderstandings persist about data ownership and privacy, growers’ rights and responsibilities to the ...

Insurance Leader McNeil and Company Issues Tips for Businesses Working Outdoors to Lower Risk of Potentially Fatal “Cold Stress” During Severe Winter Storms

Insurance Leader McNeil and Company Issues Tips for Businesses Working Outdoors to Lower Risk of Potentially Fatal
New York, NY (PRWEB) January 27, 2015 During the current blizzard, McNeil & Company, a nationwide leader in specialized insurance programs, has issued important tips for protecting businesses whose employees must work outside – emergency response and recovery personnel, such as fire fighters and emergency medical technicians – during severe winter storms. The hazards ...

Seniors with Chronic Back Pain: When is Surgery Appropriate? Orthopedic spine surgeon Dr. Praveen Kadimcherla explains issues influencing back surgery for older adults

Seniors with Chronic Back Pain: When is Surgery Appropriate? Orthopedic spine surgeon Dr. Praveen Kadimcherla explains issues influencing back surgery for older adults
West Orange, NJ (PRWEB) January 21, 2015 With national statistics indicating nearly one-quarter of doctor visits for low back pain take place among patients over age 65, it’s clear that seniors – who often cope with co-existing health issues – are heavily impacted by this highly common problem. But what factors influence treatment for seniors ...

Brookhaven Retreat Addresses Codependency Issues in January

Brookhaven Retreat Addresses Codependency Issues in January
Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) January 08, 2015 Substance abuse and mental health issues are never isolated to just one person. The impact is far reaching and often devastates the lives of those closest to them. January is National Codependency Awareness Month; a month dedicated to educating women on codependent behaviors and giving them the tools to ...

Alliance Issues Call For Comments On Its Quality Improvement Education Roadmap

Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 The Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp) today issued a call for comments on its Quality Improvement Education (QIE) Roadmap – designed to closely align the continuous education of health professionals with improving quality of care for patients. At the “Alliance Quality Symposium” in Baltimore, ...

New Stevens Research Explains High-Frequency Trading; Offers Potential Solution to Address Key Issues

Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 New academic research from Stevens serves as guide to high-frequency trading proposing an innovative solution to mitigate key problems created by high-frequency trading while simultaneously maintaining its benefits. The research from sets forth a new “information transmission zoning” concept solution. Traders located within the innermost zone – defined ...