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2013-09-23 12:27:22

EAST MORICHES, N.Y., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Solutions Management, Inc. (SMI), a leading national retail and corporate maintenance company, announced today the appointment of Michael DiTaranto as their new senior operations manager. SMI President, Scott Crennan said, "Michael's wealth of experience and diverse background has already made him a key addition to the SMI family. Our continuous growth and increase in demand from our customers led us to look for an addition to...

2013-07-25 12:22:42

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Health will provide free potassium iodide tablets Thursday, Aug. 8, to Pennsylvanians who live, work or attend school within a 10-mile radius of one of the state's five nuclear power plants. Potassium iodide, or KI, can help protect the thyroid gland against harmful radioactive iodine when taken as directed during radiological emergencies. Individuals should only take KI when told to do so by state health...

2013-01-31 08:34:55

TUALATIN, Ore., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CUI Inc, a subsidiary of CUI Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: CUI), today announced that Design News, a leading technical publication for design engineers, has named the NDM2Z series digital point-of-load (POL) modules as a finalist for their Golden Mousetrap Awards. The NDM2Z series sets industry benchmarks in efficiency and current density, helping address the growing need to reduce energy usage at the board level in cloud computing and data processing...

2012-08-06 10:23:55

Pills Offered at 14 Locations Statewide HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Health is again providing free potassium iodide, or KI, tablets on Thursday, Aug. 9, to help Pennsylvanians be prepared for public health emergencies involving nuclear facilities. Pennsylvanians who live, work or attend school within a 10-mile radius of one of the state's five nuclear power plants can get free potassium iodide, or KI, tablets. Taken as directed during a...

2012-04-13 02:22:49

MOORESVILLE, N.C., April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent solicitation by the Defense Logistics Agency for 1,050,000 doses of Iosat Potassium Iodide has created a deluge of orders for emergency radiation products supplier Nukepills.com. Slated for troop support, the 130mg tablets provide protection against radioactive iodine in the event of a nuclear crisis. International concerns about the development of nuclear weaponry in Asia and the Middle East have also helped boost sales of the...

2011-08-08 13:06:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvanians who live, work or attend school within a 10-mile radius of the state's five nuclear power plants can get free potassium iodide, or KI, tablets from the state Department of Health on Aug. 11. When taken as directed, KI helps protect the thyroid gland against harmful radioactive iodine that may be released during a radiological emergency. Because not all radiological releases involve radioactive iodine, no one should...

2011-04-21 12:25:00

ST. LOUIS, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fleming Pharmaceuticals, maker of ThyroShield®- the only FDA approved liquid potassium iodide product indicated for thyroid protection in radiation emergencies - announced today that it has implemented the changes necessary to ramp up production to meet increased domestic and international demand. ThyroShield is an over-the-counter iodide solution which, when taken orally, saturates the thyroid gland so radioactive iodine...

2011-04-17 00:00:36

THYROID-KI, a Potassium Iodide dietary supplement that may help block the absorption of radioactive iodine into the thyroid gland, has been launched and is now available for shipping. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) April 15, 2011 The launch of a Potassium Iodide dietary supplement called THYROID-KI is expected to respond to the people's need for a formulation that will keep their thyroids healthy amidst heightened radiation fears as a result of a leak at the nuclear power plant in Fukushima,...

2011-03-28 00:00:27

Natural chelator given to victims of Armenian earthquake, Russian nuclear accidents Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) March 27, 2011 A popular hangover prevention supplement may be a safe and effective alternative to potassium iodide for people scrambling to protect themselves from radioactive fallout from Japan's crippled nuclear power plants. The supplement, Cheerz® IntelliShotâ“ž¢ and iTabsâ“ž¢, acts as a natural "chelating agent,"...

2011-03-17 10:28:00

Visit ReadyPA.org for Tips to Prepare For Variety of Emergencies HARRISBURG, Pa., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency and the state departments of Environmental Protection and Health are working with federal partners to monitor the situation at Japan's damaged nuclear reactors. "We receive regular updates from federal agencies that are working closely with the Japanese authorities," said PEMA Director Glenn M. Cannon. "At this point, the...