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2012-09-28 06:22:30

Film Targets Mothers and Career Women: Women Ages 35 to 55 Resist Treatment 12 Times More than Men WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lipstick & Liquor, a timely and compelling documentary that explores the hidden world of suburban women who drink, as well as the stigma that causes them to refuse treatment, will premiere at New York City's REEL Recovery Film Festival on Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:00PM at the Quad Cinema. A Q&A session with the filmmaker...

2012-09-20 23:01:21

With all of the cases of West Nile you hear about on the news it is tempting to load up on bug spray every time you go outside, but by doing this what are the tradeoffs? Insect repellents come in all different formulations from all natural ingredients like citronella or eucalyptus to using manmade chemicals like picaridin and DEET. Many of these bug sprays are considered safe enough by the EPA for limited use at controlled levels, but what does that mean? (PRWEB) September 20, 2012 With...

2012-09-11 22:21:10

NEW YORK, September 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com), "Ethylene Oxide Market & Ethylene Glycol Market: Global Industry Analysis, Raw Material and Consumption, Trends, Size, Share and Forecast, 2012 - 2018 [http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/ethylene-oxide-and-ethylene-glycol-market.html ] ", the global ethylene oxide market was worth USD 29,019.1 million in...

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2012-09-11 21:47:55

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online People who drink heavily are more prone to experience a stroke almost a decade and a half earlier in life, according to a study published in the journal Neurology. Researchers found that drinking three or more alcoholic drinks per day may put you at higher risk of having a stroke earlier than if you didn´t drink alcohol. In order to make the findings, the team used 540 participants with an average age of 71 who had a type...

2012-09-05 06:24:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As VIPs come to Charlotte, N.C., for the Democratic National Convention, some are being greeted by undesirable guests in their hotels. No, not protesters. Bed bugs. Reports of the little blood-suckers have been on the uptick in Charlotte, and they are a growing problem in the lodging industry throughout the country. The good news: Delegates, and anyone who travels, can take precautions against bed bugs--small insects that feed on human...

2012-09-04 14:23:07

$20,000 Grant From the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA) Funds Effort to Form Virtual Statewide Partnerships SPRING VALLEY, Ohio, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leadership To Keep Children Alcohol Free Foundation (LKCAFF) announced today a new nationwide effort called "ENGAGE" to address the issue of childhood alcohol consumption. The project, funded by a $20,000 grant from the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA), begins with forming...

2012-09-04 10:23:30

BISMARCK, N.D., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mice and rats carry more than 35 known diseases, from allergies to food poisoning to Lyme disease to Hanta virus, an often-fatal lung infection we've recently heard about in Yosemite National Park. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101007/CG78327LOGO) The rodent control business for Pest Management Professionals is $6 billion annually. [Mintel] We trust these licensed professionals with our safety, possessions, children, and pets....

2012-09-04 06:27:56

Emergency Physicians Urge Public To Know Symptoms of West Nile Virus WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the West Nile Virus outbreak set to be the worst in U.S. history, the nation's emergency physicians urge the public to take precautions now to protect from being infected. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d) "Right now, the CDC is seeing cases in practically every state in the country," said Dr. David Seaberg, president of the...

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2012-09-01 07:55:15

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online How quickly a person drinks beer depends upon the shape of the glass the alcoholic beverage is contained in, researchers from the University of Bristol claim as part of a new study. According to Steven Morris of the Guardian, the researchers discovered that it took beer drinkers nearly half the time to empty a curved glass than it did to finish the liquid contained in a straight glass. Morris reported that it took an average of 12...

2012-08-29 02:26:14

RACINE, Wis., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer's extreme weather conditions - including a mild winter and spring rains coupled with a hot, drought-ridden summer(1) - have created an ideal breeding ground for the mosquito population, creating one of the worst outbreaks of West Nile virus since 2004(2). As August marks the peak of West Nile season(3), it is important to protect yourself from mosquitoes that may carry the virus with OFF!(®) Insect Repellents line of...