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2013-10-22 23:25:21

While several recent studies have demonstrated the serious potential health risks associated with sitting for extended periods of time, this new device from Biomorph Ergonomic Furniture motivates its users to stand while working not only for the sake of better blood flow and muscle tone, improved posture and reduced stress, but also for the number of calories that can be burned. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Biomorph, a pioneer of ergonomic office furniture since 1995, including...

2013-10-16 23:34:56

Best Value Chairs, a leader in office seating for over 20 years, announced today the release of its redesigned website. The new look and easy navigation allow users the opportunity to view and select from a broad choice of office seating. Dallas,Texas (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 "In many of today's offices amid this current economic climate, some companies have the need to do more with fewer people.This means there is not always time to go to a brick and mortar store. We want our...

2013-10-08 23:31:28

HealthPostures, an ergonomic designer and manufacturer, is taking steps to reduce the numbers of people plagued with temporary and chronic back pain and reduce workers skeletal pain. Burnsville, MN (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 HealthPostures announces the new TaskMate Go. The ergonomics desktop is designed to ease the burden on the muscular skeletal system as workers go from sitting to standing to help reduce workers skeletal pain. The desktop and accompanying monitor can be adjusted...

2013-10-07 23:24:28

At the recent Western Occupational Health Conference sponsored by WOEMA, a panel of leaders in occupational medicine discussed the latest evidence-based information on the appropriate administration and monitoring of opioid therapy to manage pain. Healthesystems Chief Medical Officer Robert Goldberg, MD, FACOEM, led the discussion. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 At the 57th Annual Western Occupational Health Conference hosted by the Western Occupational and Environmental Medicine...

2013-10-01 23:35:34

Wheelchair-bound attorney Rafal Strzalkowski, who lives with cerebral palsy, will be a keynote speaker at the 8th World Congress on Conductive Education following the launch of his accessibility awareness nonprofit. GAINESVILLE, FL (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Wheelchair-bound attorney Rafal Strzalkowski, who lives with cerebral palsy, will be a keynote speaker at the 8th World Congress on Conductive Education following the launch of his accessibility awareness nonprofit. On Oct. 12 in...

2013-09-30 23:38:36

Newly released report reveals health risks for American desk-job workers who spend too much time sitting on the job and the many benefits for incorporating periodic standing into the office environment. Milwaukee, Wisconsin (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 For American office staffers, prolonged sitting can be a health hazard. According to a white paper report by National Business Furniture, not only does it cause bodily aches and pains, it can also be the source of many serious health problems...

2013-09-30 23:22:49

The statistics are proven and “sitting disease” is real and taking lives – the solution is Standing at your Desk, with VARIDESK™. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Sitting all day can literally kill you. The statistics are staggering, but true. “For people who sit most of the day, their risk of heart attack is about the same as smoking,” said Martha Grogan cardiologist, Mayo Clinic. Some other statistics:     People who sit for more than 11 hours a...

2013-09-24 23:02:11

We've Got Your Back is announcing several new specialty seating options to improve comfort at the office. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 We’ve Got Your Back recently announced several new specialty seating options designed specifically for office workers. Many of We’ve Got Your Back’s customers have been searching for a way to improve their posture and comfort while working. Several new alternative seating options have been developed and recently added to their...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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