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2010-08-05 10:45:00

CARROLLTON, TX, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ - GreenEnvy, an online retailer of eco-friendly fashion, jewelry, beauty products and accessories has recently launched its official website, LoveGreenEnvy.com. GreenEnvy offers eco-trendy consumers everyday fashion, beauty, jewelry and accessory products with an environmental twist. "We created a collection of trendy everyday products that gave consumers eco-friendly and ethical options across all fashion and beauty categories," said Cindy Keizman...

2010-07-02 06:45:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Moszkito footwear is a flip flop favorite according to many podiatrist and chiropractic offices across the U.S. The specific footbed design called the "Archy" prevents foot fatigue, supports body alignment and helps eliminate heel pain. "Moszkito has provided my patients with a healthy alternative to standard sandals. With a functional design and effective arch support, Moszkito sandals are now part of my treatment program for heel pain and other...

2010-06-07 09:39:00

NEW YORK, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- ELLE, the No. 1 fashion magazine in the world, is pleased to announce its first-ever Women In Music event, at NYC's Highline Ballroom on June 9, 2010. Along with sponsors Belvedere, Garnier Fructis and Havaianas, ELLE will celebrate the July Women In Music issue with performances by Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Kelis, alternative rock band The Like, and iconic New York City DJ Justine D. The event will give attendees an up-close and personal look at...

2010-03-24 15:51:41

CHICAGO -- Flip-flops and sneakers with flexible soles are easier on the knees than clogs or even special walking shoes, a study by Rush University Medical Center has found. And that's important, because loading on the knee joints is a key factor in the development of osteoarthritis. The study has been published online in the journal Arthritis Care & Research. "Traditionally, footwear has been engineered to provide maximum support and comfort for the foot, with little attention paid to...

2009-12-11 10:43:00

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- If you have a foot or ankle problem, you are not feeling the pain alone. Four out of every five Americans suffer some sort of foot problem. These problems can eventually cause pain throughout the skeletal structure, and manifest themselves as pain in the knee, hip or back. How your feet feel can be a reflection of your general health. If they hurt, they may be signaling more serious conditions. They may be your first indication of serious...

2009-11-30 07:15:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Moszkito(R), the name in "Healthy Flip-Flops," has expanded its ARCHY(R) FOOTWEAR COLLECTION this fall from flip flops into winter footwear with one of the highlights of this season being the new FUZZ for men and the FUZZY for women sheepskin sandal. The new Moszkito sheepskin sandal feels like 5-star luxury designed especially for your feet. The comfort alone makes walking a joy. FUZZ/FUZZY has the same technology Moszkito is offering in all...

2009-11-17 04:05:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- With these tough economic times, people are cutting back how much to spend on holiday gifting this year. Imagine being able to donate to charity while giving a gift that offers relief to tired and overworked feet. Yoga Sandals® Footwear by Beech Sandal Company presents Comfys for Causes, pampering slippers that help keep feet flexible with 20% of each purchase donated to a charity of the customer's choice. (Photo:...

2009-09-29 11:29:32

The shoes many women choose to wear now may cause them pain when they are older, U.S. researchers said. Lead author Alyssa B. Dufour, a graduate student at the Institute for Aging Research of Hebrew SeniorLife found that the types of shoes women wear -- specifically high-heels, pumps and sandals -- may cause future heel and ankle pain. The study, published in the journal Arthritis Care & Research, found nearly 64 percent of women who reported hind-foot pain regularly wore these types of...

2009-09-22 04:06:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Beech Sandal Company declares its commitment to raising awareness and funding for education, research and treatment for women's health issues by donating its popular, health-oriented Yoga Sandals(R) footwear and a portion of the company's sales to support a number of worthy causes. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090922/NYFNSJ01) Yoga Sandals(R), "A Better Flip Flop", according to Prevention Magazine, recently appeared with...

2009-09-16 10:34:45

Some flip-flops and plastic shoes sold in the Philippines contain toxic chemicals that are dangerous to humans and the earth, an environmental group says. EcoWaste Coalition says a recent study found 17 of the 27 pairs of flip-flops, sandals, clogs and other plastic shoes tested contained phthalates, the Philippine Daily Inquirer reported Wednesday. The chemicals, used as a softening agent for polyvinyl chloride plastic, have been associated with developmental and reproductive disorders,...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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