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2014-02-18 08:32:10

The Time to Act is Now as New Study Reveals Stress, Anxiety and Depression Have Significant Impact, both Socially and Economically CALGARY, Feb. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - In today's age, a staggering one in five Canadians struggle with the burden of mental health issues such as stress, anxiety and depression, among others.(1) The everyday challenges that these individuals experience puts a significant strain on not only their personal, but also their professional lives. Employers continue...

2014-02-17 23:23:44

Water Removal Services Inc. is now a full-service Long Island water removal company providing everything from emergency flooded basement cleanup to mold removal and mold testing. Long Island, NY (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Water Removal Services has quickly become one of the most reliable and convenient water restoration services available to people in Long Island, NYC and the Tri-state area. Now, with a full list of newly offered services and locations, clients can depend on the Long...

2014-02-14 23:24:32

Safe@Heights has released workplace recommendations in response to the latest fatality report. Brisbane, QLD (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Safe@Heights has released a list of recommendations in response to the latest workplace Fatality Report. The report revealed that there were 50 reported deaths related to working at heights. The deaths were separated into 3 categories: 24 fatalities from falling objects 23 fatalities from falls from a height 3 fatalities resulting from falls at the same...

2014-02-14 16:22:31

DUBLIN, February 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6x86q4/formaldehyde) has announced the addition of the "Formaldehyde Market - Global Industry Analysis to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6x86q4/formaldehyde ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The demand for formaldehyde is expected to be driven by strong growth prospects in end-use...

2014-02-13 23:27:22

When harsh winter weather hits Northeast Ohio, area hospitals oftentimes rely on The Center’s Emergency Preparedness team to respond to resource requests and provide critical weather and sheltering information. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 When harsh winter weather hits Northeast Ohio, area hospitals oftentimes rely on The Center’s Emergency Preparedness team to respond to resource requests and provide critical weather and sheltering information. During the recent harsh...

2014-02-13 23:26:34

Mold reportedly shut down Washington County Courthouse. In order to help others of the same problem, My Cleaning Products recommended two mold removal sprays to effectively and safely kill mold and keep them away. Panama City, FL (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 A contamination of mold was discovered in Florida's Washington County Courthouse. And according to a report from wmbb.com, it prompted the facility's recent closure. In connection with it, My Cleaning Products suggested two mold...

2014-02-13 12:27:56

DUBLIN, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lkmgmf/ethylbenzene) has announced the addition of the "Ethylbenzene (EB): 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Ethylbenzene (EB) 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast is an absolutely essential resource for anyone looking for detailed information on the mentioned market. Using a wide range of...

2014-02-13 08:30:57

Canadians with lower income often less likely to receive potentially life-saving cancer tests and treatments Examining disparities in cancer control - A story of gaps, opportunities, and some successes TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - A new report, System Performance Special Focus Report: Examining Disparities in Cancer Control, released today uncovers potentially important disparities in the cancer care received by Canadians based on how much they earn, where they live, and if...

2014-02-12 16:26:28

CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter to CVS/Caremark President and CEO Larry Merlo, the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA) applauds CVS/Caremark's decision to put public health above profits. Smoking kills almost half a million adults in the United States every year. "HOPA members are on the front lines treating people living with cancer. As an integral part of the cancer care team, we see first-hand the devastating impact that cancer has on...

2014-02-12 08:36:26

With Senior Leadership Experience in Government, Academia, Professional Medical Organizations and Corporate Arenas, Tuckson Will Help Guide Strategies for Novu -- the Personalized Consumer Health Engagement and Rewards Platform MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative health technology and services start-up firm, Novu LLC, announced today that renowned healthcare executive and physician Reed V. Tuckson, MD, has joined the Novu team to lead the company's clinical advisory...


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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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