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2014-10-24 23:05:01

New line of air purifiers eliminates up to 99.7% of viruses and air pollutants with exclusive Samsung SPi technology Billerica, MA (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 With cold and flu season fast approaching, a revolutionary new air purification technology has come to market—one that for the first time proactively and efficiently cleans the air with disinfecting ions. Virus Zero (http://www.viruszero.com) neutralizes up to 99.7% of viruses, bacteria and other harmful contaminants using exclusive,...

2014-10-23 12:29:27

Medicare has an ethical obligation to cover low-dose CT scans NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Lung Cancer Action Network (LungCAN®) members are encouraging Congress to compel the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to cover low-dose CT scans for high-risk seniors. In a recently launched online social media campaign, LungCAN members and their constituents are fighting back with Tweets, Facebook posts, and social ads with a message that is loud and clear:...

Dictionary Series - Health: cancer
2014-10-15 06:49:46

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The latest European Code Against Cancer (ECAC), listing 12 ways to boost healthier lifestyles and reduce cancer risk, was launched Tuesday at a Virtual Press Conference in Lyon and Luxembourg. This fourth edition of the ECAC has been produced by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) - the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO) - following two years of work involving scientists and cancer...

2014-10-10 20:20:38

National Radon Action Week is an important time for homeowners to educate themselves on the dangers of radon. Radon is a problem that affects millions of homes across the country, it has been estimated that 1 out of 15 homes are affected in the United States. This is the time to get informed in order to stay safe and healthy inside your home. LANSING, Mich., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Radon Action Week is October 20th - 26th for 2014, occurring the 3rd week of October...

2014-10-10 12:22:37

The experts at Silverstate Refrigeration & HVAC, LLC can't predict the weather other than to say it's going to be cold. Now is the best time to make sure that the furnace in your home or office is ready for the winter heating season with low cost preventative maintenance. RENO, Nev., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fall is here, and residents and business owners of Reno, Carson City, Sparks, and Lake Tahoe all know that winter weather is right around the corner. Although our...

2014-10-09 23:00:53

Engineered solution delivers improved energy efficiency to expanded range of HVAC applications Plano, Texas (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 NexRev Inc., a leading manufacturer of performance-improving energy efficiency upgrades for HVAC equipment, announced a new solution today to deliver operational cost savings to multisite facility owners. DrivePak Applied combines NexRev’s DrivePak variable flow retrofit technology with its Freedom energy management and control system. The company uses...

2014-10-06 23:08:38

From Aprilaire, the experts in indoor air quality: Keep these top home maintenance tips in mind this fall to prepare for 2014 winter weather. Madison, WI (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Fall is a great time of year to perform important home maintenance. Autumn creates plenty of predictable yard work, such as raking leaves and cleaning gutters. However, there are a number of chores that are less obvious but just as important in order to get a house in tip-top shape before winter. Five Outdoor...

2014-10-01 23:03:55

Aire Serv has items every homeowner should check to make sure the furnace and home is ready to handle the colder months of fall and winter. WACO, Texas (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 October is Energy Awareness Month and Aire Serv has items every homeowner should check to make sure the furnace and home is ready to handle the colder months of fall and winter. Checking these components will let homeowners know if they need to contact a licensed HVAC technician for further inspection, repair or...

gas cooking and asthma
2014-10-01 03:00:44

Michelle Klampe, Oregon State University Parents with children at home should use ventilation when cooking with a gas stove, researchers from Oregon State University are recommending, after a new study showed an association between gas kitchen stove ventilation and asthma, asthma symptoms and chronic bronchitis. “In homes where a gas stove was used without venting, the prevalence of asthma and wheezing is higher than in homes where a gas stove was used with ventilation,” said Ellen...

2014-09-29 23:04:27

Animated production is designed to educate and inform building owners, property managers and the general public on the benefits of HVAC optimization Irvine, Calif. (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 When upgrading a large building’s heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system to improve occupant comfort and comply with today’s efficiency standards, commercial building owners and property managers have numerous choices. Various energy optimization systems all claim to be the best,...


Word of the Day
ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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