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2014-04-10 23:25:17

Wellness Coaching and Online Resources See Biggest Increase in Popularity Among Wellness Offerings, Nation’s Largest Health Plan Benefits Survey Finds Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Newly released survey data from United Benefit Advisors shows that 19.2% of the four most popular insurance plans (CDHP, PPO, HMO, POS), offer a wellness program, with CDHPs continuing to lead the trend with 26.9% offering such programs. The highest percentage of plans offering wellness programs...

2014-04-10 12:14:24

University of Miami study shows that chromium supplementation is not effective in lowering fasting glucose in diabetic and non-diabetic populations Approximately 26 percent of the U.S. population has impaired fasting glucose, which is a predisposition for developing type 2 diabetes, and chromium supplementation has been suggested as a method that may help control and prevent the disease. A new study by a University of Miami (UM) researcher analyses nearly three decades of data on the...

2014-04-10 04:21:47

BERLIN, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The "XX World Congress for Safety and Health at Work 2014" presents its programme and speakers The topics and the international panel of speakers at the Technical Sessions of the "XX World Congress for Safety and Health at Work 2014" in Frankfurt have now been announced. The core themes of the Technical Sessions are as follows: - Promoting prevention culture in social security -...

2014-04-09 23:31:33

A mold removal was scheduled to be implemented at one school in West Virginia, said a report. In order to help the public avoid the same problem and the huge expense that comes with it, My Cleaning Products shared a number of tips how to kill mold early. Charleston, WV (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 A mold remediation was set to be implemented in one West Virginia school. And according to a report from wsaz.com, the whole process would cost more than a hundred thousand. Meanwhile, in order to...

2014-04-09 08:23:57

Web Site: www.CuMtn.comTSX: CUM VANCOUVER, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Copper Mountain Mining Corporation (TSX: CUM) (the "Company" or "Copper Mountain") announces production results for the first quarter of 2014 from the Copper Mountain mine located in southern British Columbia. In the first three months of 2014 the mine shipped 39,000 wmt of concentrate, an increase of 9% over the prior quarter. The shipments contained approximately 19.7 million pounds of copper, 6,500 ounces of...

2014-04-08 23:24:19

Atlantix Global Systems receives certification for OHSAS 18001:2007 for the occupational health and safety activities related to refurbishing IT equipment. Norcross, GA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Atlantix Global Systems today announced that it has received certification for OHSAS 18001:2007 at its Norcross headquarters facility for the occupational health and safety activities related to refurbishing IT equipment. OHSAS 18001:2007 is a process-based certification recognizing organizations...

2014-04-08 23:04:17

All-round analysis and forecast of global, regional and country markets for cadmium can be found in the in-demand market research report “Cadmium: 2014 Market Review and Forecast” worked out by Merchant Research & Consulting and recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the study, China was the leading manufacturer in 2012, calling for almost 30% of the world cadmium supply. London, UK (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 In 2012, the world cadmium reserves were estimated at...

2014-04-08 08:30:56

Creative innovator to advance Epic's CTC technology for rapid analysis of cancer for patient matching to clinical trials, therapeutic selection and resistance monitoring SAN DIEGO, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epic Sciences announced today the appointment of Pascal Bamford, Ph.D. as vice president of product development. Dr. Bamford has more than 15 years of experience in developing complex, automated diagnostic systems for digital pathology. Prior to joining Epic Sciences, Dr....

2014-04-08 08:29:10

Celebrating Monica's Contributions in Memoriam WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation announces Monica Barlow, formerly director of public relations for the Baltimore Orioles, as the April LUNGevity Hero for her contributions to the fight against lung cancer. An advocate for lung cancer research through her work with LUNGevity for more than four years, Monica was a vital voice for the lung cancer community. Her death in February saddened the lung cancer...

2014-04-08 08:25:41

OOLTEWAH, Tennessee, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year in the United States, the exposure to harmful substances and environments has an economic cost impact of over half a billion dollars, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration cites that more than 800,000 shipments of hazardous materials (hazmat) are transported in trucks every day in the United States - exposing thousands of shipment companies to the...


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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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