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MEDirect Latino, Inc.
MEDirect Latino Inc. Achieves Record November Revenue Results
PLANTATION, Fla., Dec. 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- MEDirect Latino Inc. (Pink Sheets:MLTO) (www.medirectlatino.org), the first national provider of direct-to-consumer Medicare reimbursed medical products focused exclusively on chronic diseases afflicting the Hispanic community, today announced record results for November, 2005 in gross billings, new patient shipments and call volume. MEDirect Latino reports gross billings of $540,114 during the month, a 29% increase over October billings of $418,406. The Company maintained gross product profit margins of 77% during the period. Total new patient shipments for November numbered 2,030, an increase of 30% over October new shipments of 1561, and ended the month with an additional 1,908 patients approved and pending shipment for regulatory processing. MEDirect Latino expects to monetize its approved and pending patient orders in December, which is typical to the industry model. The Company's closing ratio during November remained unchanged at 82% of the total qualified response rate from its national and regional media campaigns.
Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP
FCC Legal Advisor Russell Hanser to Join Wilkinson Barker Knauer
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP is pleased to announce that Russell P. Hanser will join the firm in January 2006 as a partner. Mr. Hanser spent his last three years as one of the leading FCC attorneys on wireline communications policy. During his FCC tenure, he held senior positions in the Wireline Competition Bureau, the Office of General Counsel, and most recently the Office of Commissioner Kathleen Abernathy, where he served as her Acting Legal Advisor for Wireline Competition Issues. Mr. Hanser played a key role in the development of the Commission's approach to competition policy, broadband deployment, and the regulation of IP-enabled services, and was significantly involved in critical Commission decisions such as the Triennial Review Order, the Triennial Review Remand Order and the IP-Enabled Services NPRM.
ACE DuraFlo Reveals Newer Southern California Homes' Copper Plumbing Failing Sooner
SANTA ANA, Calif., Dec. 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Today ACE DuraFlo Pipe Restoration Inc. reveals data showing homes built in the 1980's and 1990's in Southern California are experiencing copper water piping failure within 8 to 15 years, while the original plumbing of homes built in the 1960's and 1970's is lasting 30 to 35 years. In addition, homes built in 1989 have the highest rate of plumbing failures, according to ACE DuraFlo research.
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Watch Song on Martha's Apprentice and Catch Great Low Fares That Even The Donald Would Love
ATLANTA, Dec. 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Viewers who watch the Dec. 7 episode of The Apprentice: Martha Stewart will get a sample of the Song(r) experience when Delta Air Lines' low-fare, high-style air service is featured on the popular NBC show. Now, air travelers can experience the real deal with an Apprentice fare sale, offering low fares in nearly every city Song serves. These fares include Song's popular service from the Northeast to Florida, as well as its coast-to-coast flights. Tickets are available for purchase now through Dec. 12, 2005, for travel between Dec. 14 and Feb. 8, 2006. See important details and other restrictions below.
Precept Chooses VP for Bay Area Office
SAN RAMON, Calif., Dec. 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Precept, a full-service HR consulting and employee benefits firm, announces Karen Brouns as its Bay Area vice president, based in the company's San Ramon office.