lifesaving lifesaving  /ˈlaɪf ˌseɪ vɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) saving the lives of drowning persons

Usage(s):

  1. Within five years, the cost of a lifesaving supply is expected to drop from $2.
  2. Mecca Laa Laa wears a 'Burqini' on her first surf lifesaving patrol at North Cronulla Beach in Sydney, Australia on February 4, 2007.
  3. They are enabling people throughout the world to have cleaner water and lifesaving vaccines.

News

  1. Reimbursement Cuts Jeopardize Public Health

    Just this month physicians who administer lifesaving therapies in their offices are seeing their reimbursements cut due to the sequestration. That’s because while some government spending was exempted from the sequestration, reimbursements under Medicare Part B were not. And yet, some continue to call for additional cuts to this important program, where some of the sickest patients receive their ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: BIO

  2. Gazette.Net: Two students receive AAA School Safety Patrol Lifesaving Award

    Two Montgomery County Public School fifth graders, Alanna Miller of Rock Creek Forest Elementary School in Chevy Chase and D aceris Mendez of Rock View Elementary School in Kensington , received the 2013 American Automobile Association School Safety Patrol Lifesaving Award at an AAA Safety Patrol Awards luncheon May 30.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Gazette.net

  3. Workplace safety conference seeks nominations for lifesaving awards

    Know someone who saved a life this past year? The Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Advisory Board would like to know.The board is now accepting nominations for the 2013 Governor’s Lifesaving awards, presented to Washington state residents who saved a life these past 12 months.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Port Orchard Independent

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Quotes

  1. At the United Nations in New York, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Khartoum's action "represents a serious setback to lifesaving operations in Darfur," and he called on Sudan to reverse its decision.
    on Mar 5, 2009 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

  2. "The key in the fight against HIV and AIDS is early detection and treatment," said Codey, D-Essex. "For newborns this can be a lifesaving measure."
    on Mar 22, 2007 By: Richard J Codey Source: FOX News

  3. "They say education is not lifesaving," Jolie said at a news conference with representatives of the Education Partnership's member organizations. "All of us would beg to differ."
    on Sep 27, 2007 By: Angelina Jolie Source: Washington Post

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