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2011-12-08 08:00:00

For anyone who has experienced the discomfort of bunions or corns on their feet, relief can probably not come soon enough. Maddak Inc., manufacturer of Ableware® aids for daily living, has recently added Silopos® Gel Products to their line. Pequannock, NJ (PRWEB) December 08, 2011 For anyone who has experienced the discomfort of bunions or corns on their feet, relief can probably not come soon enough. Maddak Inc., manufacturer of Ableware® aids for daily living, has recently...

2011-10-14 07:00:00

New NASA developed space-age high-tech insulation material used by astronauts in space is now adapted for use by people on earth in the Weber Toasty Feet shoe & boot insoles. Designed as the world's thinnest (approximately 1/4" thick), lightest and most efficient non-electric barrier against heat or cold . These insoles provide the best way to maintain temperature of wearer's feet at a constant 72-degrees(F) in both hot & cold weather. Toms River, NJ (PRWEB) October 14, 2011 New...

2011-09-15 07:00:00

Kids can benefit from these simple skin care tips. As the weather changes and kids spend more time in close classroom quarters, healthy skin care practices can pay big dividends. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 Learn from Barnett Dermatology co-founder and board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Channing Barnett, how to keep childrenâs skin in great shape for that first day back and beyond. Good skin care is not just about looking good. It is about establishing the basics...

2011-09-07 19:30:00

Podiatrists say more than half of Americans regularly experience aching feet, and that that 80% of those who go for treatment are women. Wearing high heels may not be the best choice for health, but fashion-conscious women continue to wear them. Here are tips from Topical BioMedics on how they can reduce pain and avoid injuries. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) September 07, 2011 High heels look great, and are here to stay. A 5-inch pair of stilettos can lengthen the legs, thrust the hips forward...

2011-06-15 20:45:46

Published in Wilderness & Environmental Medicine Frostbite can be a minor injury or a life-threatening condition. In the June issue of Wilderness & Environmental Medicine, a panel of experts has published evidence-based practice guidelines issued by the Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) for the prevention and treatment of frostbite to guide clinicians and disseminate knowledge about best practices. "Frostbite can be a devastating injury that afflicts many people who are in the prime of...

2011-04-28 14:13:00

ROSEMONT, Ill., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What kind of shape are your feet in? According to the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS), the average person takes approximately 10,000 steps per day, which add up to more than 3 million steps per year. We carry approximately four to six times our body weight across the ankle joint when climbing up stairs or walking steep inclines. Good foot health is essential for an active life. With 26 bones plus 33 joints...

2011-03-15 00:00:29

The current industry standard of blue-dye testing the seal integrity of blister packs is not as accurate as modern Blisterscan technology available from Sepha Ltd., according to a new whitepaper published today by leading packaging expert, Dr Dorian Dixon, of the University of Ulster. In some cases, the difference in accuracy between the two methods in finding a defective blister pack could be as much as 10%. In a global market valued at over $40 billion, a 10% difference in a product being...

2011-03-15 00:00:29

By picking up walking speed early on, seniors can greatly enhance the benefits of walking "“ including improving their chances of living longer. However, podiatrists and other foot care experts point out that proper footwear and taking care of feet is essential to a successful walking regimen. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) March 14, 2011 As part of a regular exercise regimen, it's long been known that walking enables older Americans to stay fit longer and increase their physical stamina. An...

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2012-06-18 07:24:21

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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.'