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2014-08-28 23:17:24

CombFirst!, the National Pediculosis Association’s national head lice prevention campaign urges communities to be informed, prepared and cooperative. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 On September 1st, the National Pediculosis Association (NPA) kicks off its annual CombFirst! Back-to-School campaign. The goal is to help families and entire communities work together to control head lice calmly and effectively and without exposures to risky pesticides. The NPA and the American Academy...

2014-07-31 17:12:08

University of California - Davis Metabolic syndrome connected to DDT exposure in womb Exposure of pregnant mice to the pesticide DDT is linked to an increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol and related conditions in female offspring later in life, according to a study led by the University of California, Davis. The study, published online July 30 in the journal PLOS ONE, is the first to show that developmental exposure to DDT increases the risk of females later...

2014-07-17 23:01:34

New research report “Herbicides Market by Type (Glyphosate, Atrazine, Acetochlor, 2,4-D), by Crop Type (Cereals & Grains, Oilseeds & Pulses, Fruits & Vegetables), by Mode of Action (Selective & Non-Selective) & Geography - Trends and Forecasts to 2019” elaborated by MarketsandMarkets (M&M) is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, the global herbicides market is projected to post a CAGR of 6.2% during 2014-2019. London, UK (PRWEB) July...

Turtle Tumor Disease Not Caused By Organic Pollutants
2014-07-16 03:19:16

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) For nearly four decades, scientists have suspected that persistent organic pollutants (POPs) contributed to a green turtle's susceptibility to the virus that causes fibropapilomatosis (FP), a disease that forms large benign tumors that can inhibit the animal's sight, mobility and feeding ability. In a new study, researchers from the Hollings Marine Laboratory (HML), a government-university partner facility in Charleston, S.C., and from...

2014-07-15 23:09:29

Investigation warns of bogus 'natural' beauty claims, ingredients to avoid; Plus, apps that can help shoppers identify safer products YONKERS, NY (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Beauty products and cosmetics have become overgrown with labels covered with flowers and greenery and words like natural and healthy. The September 2014 issue of ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, features an in-depth look at hidden health risks that can be found in cosmetics and other beauty products, ingredients to...

2014-07-14 12:23:10

DUBLIN, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "International Herbicides (Glyphosate, Atrazine, Acetochlor, 2,4-D) Market - Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Herbicides are used to kill undesirable plants and weeds. They are a very essential part of modern agricultural practices. The herbicides market is mainly driven by the limited availability of arable land, high profitability...

2014-07-01 11:07:45

NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Emotional and behavioral problems show up even with low exposure to lead, and as blood lead levels increase in children, so do the problems, according to research funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health. The results were published online June 30 in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. "This research focused on lower blood lead levels than most other studies and...

2014-07-01 10:14:37

The JAMA Network Journals Bottom Line: Elevated blood lead levels appear to be associated with teacher-reported behavioral problems in a study of preschool children in China. Author: Jianghong Liu, Ph.D., of the University of Pennsylvania, and colleagues. Background: Lead toxicity can lower a child's IQ. Blood lead concentrations greater than 10 μg/dL also have been linked to behavior problems in children. Still, the effect of lead on children's behavior is less understood than its...

2014-06-18 23:05:40

Potassium fertilizer market is calculated by subdividing or segmenting the market into micromarkets, based on the share of each application, product. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/potassic-fertilizers-reports-5050640576.html. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Potassium is an essential nutrient, which is required for protein production, enhancing water absorption efficiency, early growth stimulation, and immunity towards diseases. The increasing population and food requirements are...

2014-06-17 12:28:27

Kaiser Decision to Stop Purchasing Furniture with Flame Retardants Based on Products No Longer on Market WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The North American Flame Retardant Alliance (NAFRA), a group representing the leading manufacturers of flame retardant chemistries, today sent a letter to Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard Tyson urging him to reverse Kaiser Permanente's decision to cease purchasing for its health care facilities furniture that contain...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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