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2014-06-13 23:01:31

Transparency Market Research added a new report "Adhesive Bandages Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/adhesive-bandages-market.html. (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Adhesive bandage, also known as sticking plaster, is a wound care dressing product that is utilized as small dressing. Adhesive bandages are applied on the patients who have not undergone...

2010-10-05 05:00:00

Nexcare Clear and Band-Aid Clear/Transparent Water Block Plus fare the best YONKERS, N.Y., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Waterproof bandages are supposed to protect cuts and scrapes from water and other liquids that can carry germs. But Consumer Reports tested eight bandages labeled waterproof and one labeled water resistant and found only two delivered fairly well when it came to keeping the water out. Consumer Reports asked 33 panelists to wear each bandage on their fingers for four...

2010-09-07 14:20:00

SKILLMAN, N.J., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages partners with renowned designer Cynthia Rowley to add fashion to the function of healing with the launch of limited-edition "Dress Up" Adhesive Bandages. Today, BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages launches www.thebandaidlist.com, where consumers nationwide can enter for their chance to win the highly sought after product. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100907/NY60484...

2009-07-05 00:10:16

Rocker turned philanthropist Bob Geldof became editor-for-a-day Saturday of La Stampa, an Italian newspaper, helping prepare a special edition on Africa. The Sunday paper is part of the run-up to the Group of Eight meeting scheduled for next week in L'Aquila, the Italian news agency ANSA reported. Mario Calabresi, editor in chief of the Turin daily, said Thursday Geldof's responsibilities as his co-editor would include assisting with page design, choosing photographs and writing headlines....

2008-08-27 06:00:33

By Chris Bond Once these subside, they're usually replaced by an image of Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse's TV comedy characters, Smashie and Nicey, the naff DJs who never fail to mention their work for "chairidee, mate".This might sound a bit harsh and there have, of course, undoubtedly been some great charity records over the years, perhaps none more so than Band Aid's Do They Know It's Christmas? Not only did this sell more than 3.5mn copies in the UK alone, it transformed Bob Geldof...

2008-06-16 06:00:37

By Frank Sojak, Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa. Jun. 16--Sheena Endress is a fancy dresser. When it comes to dressing a wound, nothing washes away the pain better than a colorful bandage dotted with cartoon characters, she says. For nearly a dozen years, Endress has been collecting cartoon bandages to donate to hospitals for use on children. Endress' project, called the Cartoon Band-Aid Drive, has attracted many others to assist her in her cause. The total number of bandages that...

2005-10-28 20:17:11

By Emmanuel LeGrand LONDON (Billboard) - The Live 8 series of 10 free concerts this past July were not meant to be fund-raisers, but they have generated a surplus of more than $12 million, Billboard has learned. The money will be put toward relief projects in Africa. Organizers say total costs for the shows were in the region of 10 million pounds. Revenue from sponsors, TV and DVD rights, mobile phone texting and other such ancillary sources as merchandising and photo rights not...


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