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2013-11-05 23:00:12

Environment and Human Health, Inc.'s new research report closely examines the health risks that flame-retardants pose to the general population and recommends sweeping policy changes to protect the public. Recent toxicological studies demonstrate that flame-retardants pose the greatest risk to the normal growth and development of fetuses, infants and children. New Haven, Conn. (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Environment and Human Health, Inc. (EHHI), an organization of physicians and public...

2013-10-17 23:25:40

Firefighters from around the world will be at the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower to compete in the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge World Challenge XXII; this is a physical endurance competition to promote fitness within the firefighter community. This is a unique and great event for the entire family to come and enjoy. (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 We are proud to announce the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge will be coming to the area next week. The event is being offered to...

2013-10-09 23:26:12

October is Fire Prevention Month, and experts say the number-one life-saving device in case of a fire in the home is a smoke alarm in every room. In 2012, there were more than 1.4 million fires that took over 3,000 lives in the U.S. alone; Life+Gear has developed a full line of home safety, fire preparation products to help families ensure that they are prepared when the unexpected happens. San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 There are few things that homeowners and apartment...

2013-10-08 23:26:45

Fire Prevention Week's Theme for 2013 is "Prevent Kitchen Fires." Fire Avert is a fire prevention product that turns off stoves before fires happen. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Fire Avert joins rest of the country in celebrating fire prevention week by announcing a 50% off sale. Fire prevention week this year begins on October 6th and runs through October 12th. The week stands as a time when emphasis is laid upon teaching people how to prevent kitchen fires...

2013-10-02 23:25:57

Firefighters from around the country will be in Tyler, Texas to compete in the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge; this is a physical endurance competition to promote fitness within the firefighter community. This is a unique and great event for the entire family to come and enjoy. (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 We are proud to announce the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge will be coming to the area this weekend. The event is being offered to promote the physical fitness of firefighters, and...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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