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2014-05-22 23:10:32

For nearly 30 years, noise-induced hearing loss has been one of the most prevalent occupational health problems in the United States. Simple steps can significantly reduce the threat to workers. Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 As part of Tinnitus Awareness Week (May 18-24, 2014), the American Tinnitus Association (ATA) is urging workers and employers to take proactive steps to reduce tinnitus and hearing loss caused by occupational noise exposure. According to the U.S. National...

2014-05-22 08:23:52

MONTREAL, May 22, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Greg Struble, President and CEO of Maudore Minerals Ltd. ("Maudore" or the "Corporation") (MAO: TSX-Venture; MAOMF: US OTC; M6L: Frankfurt Exchange) reports that Maudore's subsidiary, Aurbec Mines Inc. ("Aurbec") through their Joint Venture with Midland Exploration Inc. ("Midland") has completed diamond drilling on its Laflamme property, which tested high-priority targets located along a gold trend identified during the 2013 work program....

2014-05-21 23:07:57

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Mining Chemicals Market: Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/mining-chemicals-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled "Mining Chemicals (Frothers, Flocculants, Collectors, Solvent Extractants, Grinding Aids and Others)...

2014-05-21 23:07:39

Optum Chief Health Officer and Senior VP of Population Health, Seth Serxner; and VP of Health and Wellness, Beena Thomas will delve into the Workplace Wellness Study’s findings. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The Population Health Alliance (PHA) today announced that it will offer a complimentary webinar, Workplace Wellness Study: Employer Insights on Incentives, Programs and Success Strategies, on Tuesday, June 3, at 12 Noon (Eastern time). Optum Chief Health Officer and Senior VP...

2014-05-21 23:05:38

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Melamine Formaldehyde Market: Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/melamine-formaldehyde-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 According to a new report published by Transparency Market Research "Melamine Formaldehyde Market for Tableware, Laminates, Adhesives, Paints & Coatings,...

2014-05-21 13:51:36

University of California - San Diego Tumor modeling predicts most effective drugs targeting brain cancer Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center have used computer simulations of cancer cells – cancer avatars – to identify drugs most likely to kill cancer cells isolated from patients' brain tumors. The findings, published in May 21 online issue of the Journal of Translational Medicine, may help researchers stratify cancer...

2014-05-21 12:04:38

University of Melbourne Researchers have identified nine simple questions that can be used to identify people who may be at increased risk of various cancers, heart disease and diabetes because of their family history of these conditions. The family history screening questionnaire can be used to provide insight into people’s susceptibility to breast, ovarian, bowel and prostate cancer, melanoma, ischaemic heart disease and type 2 diabetes. These findings will lead to greater...

2014-05-21 08:23:03

DUBLIN, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/thkh73/heat_stabilizers) has announced the addition of the "Heat Stabilizers - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Heat Stabilizers in Tons by the following Product Segments: Lead Stabilizers, Tin Stabilizers, Mixed Metal Stabilizers, and Organic Stabilizers. The report...

2014-05-20 23:10:11

Dr. Arnold C. Yuan joins the ranks at Healthpointe Medical Group La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Healthpointe is pleased to announce the addition of Occupational Medicine physician, Dr. Arnold C. Yuan, to their Irwindale center. Specializing in the field of Occupational Medicine, the esteemed Dr. Yuan aims to focus his efforts on workplace healthy and safety. As an Occupational Medicine physician, Dr. Yuan has joined Healthpointe’s Irwindale center in order to continue his efforts...

2014-05-20 23:06:43

Mold closed down a daycare center in Huntsville, Alabama, shared a report. My Cleaning Products recommended the use of Molderizer to help the public kill mold promptly and avoid the same incident. Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 The Child Development Center of Huntsville in Alabama was temporarily shut down. According to a report from waff.com, it was because of mold. In response to it, My Cleaning Products recommended the use of Molderizer for a fast and safe way to kill mold and to...


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2013-04-30 13:41:59

1. vitreous body 2. ora serrata 3. ciliary muscle 4. ciliary zonules 5. canal of Schlemm 6. pupil 7. anterior chamber 8. cornea 9. iris 10. lens cortex 11. lens nucleus 12. ciliary process 13. conjunctiva 14. inferior oblique muscle 15. inferior rectus muscle 16. medial rectus muscle 17. retinal arteries and veins 18. optic disc 19. dura mater 20. central retinal artery 21. central retinal vein 22. optic nerve 23. vorticose vein 24. bulbar sheath 25. macula 26. fovea 27. sclera 28....

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2005-05-26 12:07:27

Beryllium is the chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Be and atomic number 4. A toxic bivalent element, beryllium is a steel grey, strong, light-weight yet brittle, alkaline earth metal, that is primarily used as a hardening agent in alloys (most notably, beryllium copper). Notable characteristics Beryllium has one of the highest melting points of the light metals. The modulus of elasticity of beryllium is approximately 1/3 greater than that of steel. It has...

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2005-05-26 09:07:13

Manganese is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Mn and atomic number 25. Notable characteristics Manganese is a gray-white metal, resembling iron. It is a hard metal and is very brittle, fusible with difficulty, but easily oxidized. Manganese metal is ferromagnetic only after special treatment. The most common oxidation states of manganese are +2, +3, +4, +6 and +7, though oxidation states from +1 to +7 are observed. Mn2+ often competes with Mg2+ in...

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2005-05-26 08:34:39

Orpiment is a common monoclinic crystalline mineral - Chemical Composition: As2S3, arsenic trisulfide - Molecular Weight: 246.04 gm - Hardness: 1.5-2 - Optical refractive index: Biaxial (-), a=2.4, b=2.81, g=3.02 Orpiment is a mineral that is found world-wide, and occurs as a sublimation product in volcanic fumaroles, low temperature hydrothermal veins, hot springs and as a byproduct of the decay of another arsenic mineral, realgar. It takes its name from the Latin...

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Word of the Day
snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.