Latest Feminine hygiene Stories

2011-03-04 00:00:29

Help Keep Girls in School by Providing Reusable Sanitary Pads New York, NY (PRWEB) March 3, 2011 Many schoolgirls from poor families stay home up to five days each month when they have their period, according to a recent study by Oxford University scientists conducted in rural Ghana. Given the choice of purchasing food to feed their families or disposable pads for their daughters to attend school, many parents choose the former. Huru International is addressing this problem by providing...

2011-03-03 00:00:03

Sinclair Worldwide, Inc., international manufacturer of Janibell self-relining waste disposal products announces the introduction of the PRIVE'â“ž¢ Hands Free Sanitary Napkin Disposal System. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) March 2, 2011 Exposure to blood born pathogens and general restroom hygiene are major concerns for restroom patrons, service people, and facility managers. Feminine hygiene product disposal poses a significant potential for bacterial and viral transfer...

2011-01-20 05:55:00

Already under scrutiny for a series of recent product recalls, Johnson & Johnson has another public relations issue on its hands after its o.b. tampons temporarily disappeared from stores with little or no explanation. Users of the applicator-free tampons, many of whom are fiercely loyal, said they were furious when they could not find the product in stores late last year. J&J has not said much about the matter, other than acknowledging that it had experienced a temporary supply...

2010-11-17 00:01:11

Gentle Day® brand introduces a new generation maxi pads with the far-infrared rays (FIR) and anion chip that improve women's health and increase comfort. Anions are odorless and tasteless molecules that we breathe in without ever knowing it. High concentrations of anions can be found in nature"”mountains, forests, waterfalls, and beaches"”the places where people feel energized and invigorated. Anions help relieve stress, depression, and boost energy. Clarendon Hills, IL...

2010-10-12 07:17:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- SCA, the maker of bladder protection products and services under the globally-leading TENA® brand (www.tena.us), today unveiled its new and improved TENA® Men(TM) and TENA® Women(TM) Super Plus Protective Underwear. Designed to meet the unique needs of men and women seeking maximum, yet discreet and comfortable protection from moderate to heavy bladder leakage, the new underwear features a...

2010-10-11 07:06:00

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing up, the topic of pH came up in chemistry class and on shampoo commercials, but few women know about pH in vaginal health - and it's more important than you think. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/43386-RepHresh-Brilliant-pH-Tampons/ "Gynecologists have long been aware of the importance of maintaining a normal pH. In healthy pre-menopausal women, vaginal pH...

2010-09-29 09:37:00

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Since their invention in 1929, tampons have had the same basic purpose. But, tampons just got smarter. The RepHresh Brilliant pH Tampon is a bold new innovation in feminine protection that actually reduces the usual vaginal pH increase during a woman's period. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please go to: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/43386-RepHresh-Brilliant-pH-Tampons/ "Traditional tampons simply...

2010-09-15 07:05:00

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Gynecologists finally have a tampon they can recommend. Introducing the first and only tampon clinically shown to reduce the usual vaginal pH increase during your period. Traditional tampons simply absorb and retain fluids. Menstrual fluids have a pH higher than normal vaginal pH and tampons retain these fluids inside your body. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100915/MM65252) (Photo:...

2010-06-14 12:29:00

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Richard Merkin, President and CEO of Heritage Provider Network, Board Member of United Friends of the Children, congratulates and applauds 130 high school graduates from greater Los Angeles at the 21st Annual UFC Graduation. Over 500 guests attended the event at Walt Disney Concert Hall honoring the achievements of foster youth graduating high school and heading to college. Paul Rodriguez hosted the ceremony, and special celebrity guest...

2010-04-14 16:00:00

NEW YORK, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- U by Kotex, a bold new feminine care product line by Kimberly-Clark, has partnered with Khloe Kardashian to encourage women to join the Declaration of Real Talk Campaign. The cause-related campaign is the culmination of an eye-opening U by Kotex study of more than 1,600 North American women aged 14-35, which revealed that 7 in 10 women believe it's time for society to change how it talks about vaginal health, yet less than half (45%) feel empowered to...

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  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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