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Antibacterial Soap Exposes Health Workers To High Triclosan

Antibacterial Soap Exposes Health Workers To High Triclosan Levels

Steve Tokar, UC San Francisco UCSF-Led Study Finds Exposure to Hormone Disruptor from Soap Exceeds that from Toothpaste Handwashing with antibacterial soap exposes hospital workers to significant and potentially unsafe levels of triclosan, a...

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2014-08-25 20:21:17

Coverall North America, Inc. shares the five dirtiest school surfaces DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting a new school year means clothes shopping, parent-teacher conferences and kids coming home with sicknesses. Schools, in particular drinking fountains, door handles, cafeteria tables and chairs, and restrooms are ideal environments for germs to live and grow. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140825/139395 In an infographic illustrated by the...

2014-08-25 12:26:11

CHICAGO, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hill-Rom (NYSE: HRC) and GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that they have resolved Hill-Rom's patent infringement lawsuit against GE, involving Hill-Rom's hand hygiene technology. Hill-Rom has agreed to license its hand hygiene patents to GE, and GE no longer contests that Hill-Rom's patents are valid and enforceable. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130123/DE47178LOGO "We're pleased to reach this settlement, which recognizes the value of the...

2014-08-20 23:05:20

Founded in 1984 in Pittsburgh, InventHelp is attempting to submit this idea, Dr. Gates Oral-Hygiene Tool to appropriate companies in the hopes of a good faith review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 "I decided that there needed to be a way to clean the mouth in an optimal manner without the hassles associated with using conventional oral devices," said an inventor from Vacaville, Calif. The patent-pending DR. GATES ORAL-HYGIENE TOOL provides an easy way to clean the...

2014-08-20 08:25:14

On TV's Biggest Night, Dove Unveils Breakthrough Body Wash That Gives Award-Winning Skin After Just One Shower ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dove is putting skin in the spotlight at the 66(th) Emmy Awards. In partnership with E!, Dove will debut the One Shower Challenge during the network's "Live From the Red Carpet" coverage of the Emmys on August 25, inviting millions of women around the country to try the new, advanced body wash formula that provides...

2014-08-19 16:26:56

LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Decontamination Equipment of CBRN & Hazmat Incidents: Industry, Technologies and Global Market - 2014-2020https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2228433/Decontamination-Equipment-of-CBRN--Hazmat-Incidents-Industry-Technologies-and-Global-Market---2014-2020.html$5.8 Billion 2013 Market to Grow Through 2020 at 6% CAGRThe need to decontaminate people, buildings and infrastructures after CBRN...

2014-08-19 16:24:08

The brand campaign "Healthy Living at Home," emphasizes the health benefits that are possible with a steam shower. SANTA ANA, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --10 years ago, Ariel Bath was the first American brand to bring modular, computerized steam shower systems to the United States. Currently, Ariel is the leading brand of these systems; in comparison to other brands, Ariel is in the most markets and offers exceptional quality, brand reputation, craftsmanship and customer...

2014-08-19 08:23:38

SEATTLE, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The connection between a Seattle environmental non-profit and the world's largest banana producer, Dole Corporation, is improving health in seven rural Guatemalan villages. Water and Sanitation Health (known as WASH), Seattle, was founded on the belief that people everywhere have a right to clean water. WASH has a long history with improving the health of villagers living close to large banana plantations in Central America. As serious health...

2014-08-18 23:04:45

LEE ANTIMICROBIAL SOLUTIONS LLC (“LAMS”), the Inventor of Patented Dilute Hydrogen Peroxide (DHP) Technology and a Leader in Environmental Disinfection Device Design, will soon offer their DHP technology in a device developed for home use. Armonk, NY (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 LEE ANTIMICROBIAL SOLUTIONS LLC (“LAMS”), the Inventor of Patented Dilute Hydrogen Peroxide (DHP) Technology and a Leader in Environmental Disinfection Device Design, will soon offer their DHP technology in a...

2014-08-16 23:03:36

Honey Bucket Portable Restrooms will join with the Portable Sanitation Association International (PSAI) to recognize and celebrate World Portable Sanitation Day (WPSD) on August 15, 2014. Honey Bucket will have a display at the City of Milton - Milton Days event on Saturday, August 16, 2014 to bring awareness to the community. Puyallup, WA (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 Imagine attending a concert at the Gorge and not having a place to go to the restroom, or eating at the Bite of Seattle and...

2014-08-15 16:22:06

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Portable Sanitation Association International (PSAI) is celebrating the first World Portable Sanitation Day (WPSD) today. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 2.6 billion people globally - about a third of the world's population - lack access to adequate sanitation. In addition, about 200 million people per year are victims of disasters during which access to existing sanitation is impaired(1). This inaugural...


Word of the Day
lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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