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2014-03-31 23:29:11

Boca Health Remedies, Inc., has developed GermWarrior™, a Nasal Inhaler Developed to Fight Against Commonly Encountered Airborne Germs and Help Boost Immune Defenses Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Everyone has his or her own particular list of must-have travel items. For some, they can’t imagine traveling without their headphones or their favorite magazines. Others simply can’t leave behind a sleep mask or a neck pillow. Ask travelers to pick just one indispensable item,...

2011-05-12 13:41:32

Germs survive for several days in wind instruments including the clarinet, flute, and saxophone, according to a pilot study published in the International Journal of Environmental Health Research. The researchers, led by Stuart Levy, MD, of Tufts University School of Medicine, urge proper cleaning of these instruments. The data suggest a need for additional research to determine the conditions for survival of germs on shared musical instruments, especially those with wooden reeds. "Thousands...

2011-02-02 08:06:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- If you are among millions of Americans gathering around the wide screen for the Big Football Game this Sunday, call the right play for your party. Spread fun not germs! Donna Duberg, a leading hygiene expert, assistant professor of clinical laboratory science at Saint Louis University and member of SCA's Tork® Green Hygiene Council(TM), said large football game gatherings may raise the risk of spreading germs. "With so many...

2010-11-18 13:03:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from Playtex Products LLC at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=e66eb3e7-109e-4407-9d6e-8cc3fcdbd255# Bill Nye the Science Guy® knows a thing or two about germs. The Emmy award-winning comedic scientist has devised fun and easy at-home lab experiments for parents to do with their kids to learn more about germs -- so they can worry less about getting sick this cold and flu season....

2010-11-04 16:11:00

DALLAS, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 50 percent of Americans think hand sanitizers last 30 times longer than the leading products actually do, according to results from a nationwide survey. Many Americans use this soap and water substitute for peace of mind, but what they don't know is that leading, short-acting, old-fashioned hand sanitizers only last two minutes. Fifty-eight percent of the 1,007 men and women polled said they believe their hand sanitizer keeps germs at bay...

2009-01-14 09:14:00

-The first sanitizer for the nose is a sensible defense against germs when you can't afford to get sick - CORAL GABLES, Fla., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure and some dollars. Each year the cold and flu season can wreak havoc on people and their wallets. According to the National Institutes of Health, cold and flu have an annual economic impact in the U.S. of over $30 billion from missed school or work. Over 100 million doctor visits cost Americans...

2009-01-08 09:17:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The flu season will likely hit hardest in just a few weeks, according to reports from the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which means now is the time for parents and teachers to take action to help reduce the spread of germs. The classroom is a key front on the battle against the spread of germs, particularly since twenty percent of the nation is currently attending or working at a school(1). In fact, a child can touch up...

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2008-12-10 10:49:36

Ben Affleck is in talks to direct a film about Arizona Republic journalist Don Bolles who was slain in 1976 while working on a story about political corruption. The Longest Yard scribe Sheldon Turner penned the screenplay for the as-yet-untitled film, which would serve as a follow-up to Affleck's celebrated directorial debut Gone Baby Gone, The Hollywood Reporter said. Bolles died 11 days after his car was blown up when he was invited to meet a source who didn't show up as planned at a...


Word of the Day
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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