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Hand Washing Practices Are Lacking For Many
2013-06-11 05:30:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online One in ten Americans do not wash their hands after using the restroom, and of those that do, one-third don´t use soap, according to a new study which appears in the Journal of Environmental Health. Furthermore, only five percent of those wash their hands long enough to kill the germs that can lead to infections, researchers from Michigan State University (MSU) reported following observations of nearly 3,800 people utilizing...

2013-06-06 23:15:01

National Wildlife Federation helps take the family cookout one step further with the Great American Backyard Campout on June 22. RESTON, Va. (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 As the summer season kicks off, what better way to enjoy the great outdoors and family time than cooking and camping out in the backyard? As part of National Wildlife Federation´s Be Out There movement, the 9th annual Great American Backyard Campout on June 22, 2013 is the perfect opportunity to head outside for some great...

2013-05-29 23:21:47

The Just Cure It 5/10K will be held on Saturday, June 22 and Evan´s Fitness is proud to be the starting point. Evans, Georgia (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Evans Fitness Club is happy to announce they will be the starting point for the 1st annual Just Cure It 5k/10k race. The event is being held to benefit the Leukemia Lymphoma society and will be held on June 22. All proceeds from the event go to charity. For the runners, there will also be $2,500 in cash prizes, as well as special vendors...

2013-05-24 23:37:33

Dermatologist, Dr. Brandith Irwin, shares tips for the best skin care products for men. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Every week, Brandith Irwin, MD, offers readers of her website, SkinTour.com, a new skincare Tip of the Week. A recent tip provides information on the best skincare products for men. "Many male patients prefer products that are less moisturizing. Many men don't like a creamy or heavier feel on the skin and don't want to look shiny or as if they have a product on," explains...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'