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2011-06-21 14:58:00

BRAINTREE, Mass., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dust mites are microscopic creatures that live in mattresses and upholstery and the unprepared home or apartment can be the host to millions of them, causing red and itchy eyes, difficulty breathing, sneezing and congestion. Your first step in dust mite control is to keep your home cool and at a humidity level below 50%. Dust mite covers that encase your mattress, box spring and pillows and made of comfortable, breathable fabrics should be...

2011-06-14 07:00:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical (NYSE: KWR) - a global leader in process fluids - has developed an innovative, effective dust suppression system for the Mining industry. Dust is not only a health risk for mine workers, but its suppression is a continuous and costly activity for mine owners. Quaker's dust suppression product line is an effective means for the mining industry to manage resources (water) and lessen health risks and environmental concerns...

2011-06-04 00:00:29

Sylvane, a trusted provider of high-quality air treatment solutions since 2000, proudly announces the addition of Dyson products to its extensive online catalog. Sylvane's Dyson offerings include the company's award-winning vacuums and powerful bladeless fans. Like all Sylvane product offerings, Dyson products are known for their innovative designs and technologies that help boost their ease of use, energy efficiency and overall effectiveness. Roswell, GA (PRWEB) June 03, 2011 Sylvane, an...

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2011-03-31 11:05:00

Military personnel and contractors stationed in Iraq risk not only enemy gunfire, suicide bombers, and roadside bombs, but the very air they breathe often is polluted with dust and other particles of a size and composition that could pose immediate and long-term health threats, scientists reported Wednesday at the 241st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Their ongoing study, begun in 2008, indicates that personnel in Iraq often breathe air polluted with the most worrisome kind...

2011-03-20 00:01:44

As Spring approaches and we begin preparing for the pine pollen season, people with allergies need to remove as many sources of irritation from their homes as possible, and Zerorez Carpet Cleaning of Raleigh says they do it like no other! Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 19, 2011 About 36 million Americans suffer from seasonal allergies. With Spring just around the corner, people with allergies should be aware of how to protect themselves and their homes from irritants that worsen their allergies...

2011-03-19 00:00:29

Dirty, Dusty Blinds can have an adverse effect on children and adults suffering from asthma and allergies Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) March 18, 2011 With spring on its way, many begin the time honored tradition of spring cleaning. One of the most dreaded, but necessary items to keep clean are the window blinds. Often overlooked, window blinds are one of the biggest collectors of dust within a home. Dust left unchecked, can cause allergies and asthma symptoms to flare up. Not to mention, that...

2011-02-28 15:36:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Everlast Worldwide Inc., the global leader in fight sports and fitness is proud to announce that Neil Morton, CEO has been appointed to the SGMA Board of Directors for the 2011-2014 term. Mr. Morton's appointment is a testimony to his lifelong commitment of promoting health, wellness and physical fitness through Fight Sports. "Neil Morton is a great addition to the SGMA Board of Directors and we are thrilled he has agreed to serve. His experience...

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2011-02-26 08:12:19

Drier conditions projected to result from climate change in the Southwest will likely reduce perennial vegetation cover and result in increased dust storm activity in the future, according to a new study by scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey and the University of California, Los Angeles. The research team examined climate, vegetation and soil measurements collected over a 20-year period in Arches and Canyonlands National Parks in southeastern Utah. Long-term data indicated that...

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2011-02-17 09:09:59

Scientists in Hungary are reporting that the potential health effects of last October's Red Mud Disaster, one of the worst environmental accidents in Europe, may be less dangerous than previously feared. Their study, reported in ACS's journal Environmental Science & Technology, concludes that the dust from the mud may be no more harmful than particles of ordinary urban air pollution. Mihály P³sfai and colleagues point out that a burst dam at a factory that processes aluminum ore...

2011-02-02 00:00:47

Seeking damages of more than $7 million annually from the actions of L-3 Communications and Coleman Aerospace Orlando, FL (PRWEB) February 1, 2011 A lawsuit filed recently in Federal Court in Orlando may remind many of last year's Hollywood blockbuster detailing the alleged backstabbing amongst Harvard partners that led to the creation of the world's largest social networking site. The lawsuit was filed in the Middle District Federal Court in Florida by trial attorneys Riley Allen and Scott...


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