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2013-09-05 23:30:03

The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and the Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association have jointly conducted a study on the health effects of using smartphones and portable electronic devices among Hong Kong people. (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and the Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association have jointly conducted a study on the health effects of using...

2013-09-05 23:03:11

San Jose area home and office equipment store has added a new product for comfortable prolonged computing. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 We’ve Got Your Back is pleased to announce the availability of a new sit-to-stand desk called the TaskMate Go. The TaskMate Go quickly and securely coverts any desktop to a sit-and-stand workstation. Features include:     Premium keyboard tray with wrist rest standard     Easy height adjustment...

2013-08-28 23:29:13

Health Postures LLC, designer and manufacturer of innovative sit stand ergonomic solutions, and Electronic Office Environments, an office and furniture supply company, are working to introduce employers to these resources. Minneapolis MN (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Researchers have discovered a direct correlation between employee happiness, health levels and productivity. However, this awareness is not enough. Employers must equip workers with the right resources to allow them to work safer,...

2013-08-27 23:24:15

Augusta area alternative vehicle dealer features more inventory for the needs of its customers. Augusta, GA (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Adaptive Driving Solutions is pleased to now offer mobile SVM Trucks to its customer base. The vehicles are full-size General Motors trucks, Chevrolet Silverado and the GMC Sierra. These special trucks allow disabled drivers and passengers to experience the independence of traveling comfortably around town or across an open field. All of these trucks are...

2013-08-21 10:12:12

Flight safety experts studying recent high-profile plane crashes found sudden autopilot disconnection to be a design flaw that creates unnecessary emergencies by surprising pilots during critical, high-workload episodes. “The sudden disengagement of autopilot is analogous to a pilot suddenly throwing up his or her hands and blurting to the copilot, ‘Your Plane!’” says Eric E. Geiselman, lead author of a recently published two-article Ergonomics in Design series, “Flight Deck...

2013-08-16 23:02:34

San Jose area ergonomic store announces the season's best promotion for everyone's favorite chair. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 We’ve Got Your Back is pleased to team up with The Human Touch to offer the season’s best promotion for everyone’s favorite chair. Every customer who purchases a Human Touch Perfect Chair during the month of August will be eligible to upgrade from the standard rawhide to luxurious leather at no additional charge. The promotional value for...

2013-08-09 23:19:53

Accommodating students of all ages and abilities, TherAdapt’s Computer Desks are an ideal solution for young users in wheelchairs. A retractable and easy-to-turn hand crank enables infinite work surface adjustments to meet the functional requirements of students with disabilities, along with meeting the standards set by the ADA. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a distribution...

2013-08-01 23:04:07

Dr. Pamela McCauley Bush applies her research expertise in high consequence disasters such as hurricanes, devastating tornadoes and man-made disasters (i.e. Boston Marathon bombing), combined with her technical topics of ergonomics and biomechanical applications to provide insightful keynote addresses that inspire innovation, leadership and strategies for success. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Dr. Pamela McCauley Bush will be interviewed on the Peggy Smedley Show on September 10th...

2013-07-31 23:21:10

The videos and printed studies put together for churches by Bertolini Sanctuary Seating discuss the dangers of formaldehyde and the cost of low quality. The consumer education materials of Bertolini Sanctuary Seating are free and verifiable. Chino, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 "It only takes a minute on line to discover that the market for church chairs has exploded with low cost options for the consumer," said Ray Wheeler, Director of Global Sales at Bertolini Sanctuary Seating....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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