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2011-04-08 14:50:00

New product protects against infection from microorganism, body fluids, other material SILVER SPRING, Md., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the SpectraShield 9500 N95 surgical respirator, a device that kills 99.99 percent of three different kinds of bacteria when exposed to its outer surface. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) The FDA cleared the SpectraShield as a single-use, N95 surgical respirator for use...

2009-12-15 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Safe Life Corp., an innovative antimicrobial company dedicated to developing novel technologies that prevent the spread of infection and disease, announced today that it is ramping production of its comfortable, breathable, A400 Series respirator to help healthcare providers and government agencies address the global shortage of N95 respirators during the H1N1 pandemic. The company has increased manufacturing capacity in response to a rapid rise in demand...

2009-11-19 09:34:00

SPOKANE, Wash., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington State Nurses Association (WSNA), representing more than 1,600 registered nurses at Sacred Heart Medical Center, is holding a press conference today to highlight serious concerns about the safety of nurses and patients at Sacred Heart Medical Center during this H1N1 pandemic. In response to numerous reports from nurses about unsafe working conditions, WSNA is demanding that the hospital fully comply with CDC guidelines on H1N1...

2009-11-09 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Safe Life Corp., an innovative antimicrobial company dedicated to developing novel technologies that prevent the spread of infection and disease, announced today the availability of the Safe Life A400 Series N95 Respirator with Antimicrobial Protection. Unlike traditional N95 respirators, the A400 is a comfortable, breathable respirator with the added protection of an active antimicrobial based on iodine, which has a nearly 200-year track record...

2009-11-07 10:38:11

Infectious Diseases Prevention Experts Say Current Guidelines Are Not Supported By Science; Could Have Dangerous Consequences for Patients and Healthcare Workers Three leading scientific organizations specializing in infectious diseases prevention issued a letter to President Obama today expressing their significant concern with current federal guidance concerning the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) by healthcare workers in treating suspected or confirmed cases of 2009 H1N1...

2009-10-02 09:24:22

Surgical masks appear to be no worse than, and nearly as effective as N95 respirators in preventing influenza in health care workers, according to a study released early online today by JAMA. The study was posted online ahead of print because of its public health implications. It will be published in the November 4 issue of JAMA. Influenza is the most important cause of medically attended acute respiratory illness worldwide and the authors write there is heightened concern this year because...

2009-09-23 06:45:00

MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Nukepills.com today announced the replenishment of its stock of N95 Particulate Masks just in time for the upcoming flu season. A deluge of online orders in May of this year, in response to media stories of the Swine Flu Virus (H1N1), depleted the company's large inventory in just a few days. "We had run out of stock of N95 face masks back in May. We were surprised by the rush of orders that literally happened overnight," said Troy Jones,...

2009-07-14 14:18:00

OAKLAND, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- RNs from the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee (CNA/NNOC) have filed an urgent plea with the state of California to step in and force Sutter Solano Hospital to provide nurses with proper safety equipment when they care for patients infected with the H1N1 "swine flu" virus. The nurses fear that the unsafe procedures at the hospital create a danger of infection for every patient at the facility, as well as for the...

2008-10-29 03:00:12

Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, and Vodafone UK, are introducing a new way to personalize the mobile user interface on select mobile handsets. With Monotype Imaging's new FlipFont(TM) solution accessible from Vodafone live!, Vodafone becomes the first operator in Europe to offer downloadable, mobile-optimized fonts to replace the factory-installed, default font. "FlipFont has the potential to springboard fonts into the...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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