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MEDICAL-DEVICE FIRM VIDACARE LANDS AIR FORCE GRANT

May 24, 2006
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Vidacare Corp. has received a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Air Force to conduct research into lifesaving emergency medical techniques. San Antonio-based Vidacare manufactures the EZ-IO, an emergency-room device that allows medical technicians and surgical teams to inject drugs or fluids into the bones of patients if a vein has collapsed. San Antonio Business Journal (http://sanantonio.bizjournals.com/sanantonio/stories/2006/05/22/daily9.html)