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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...

2014-04-07 12:50:07

A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published today in Journal of the National Cancer Institute (with related research being presented this weekend at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Conference 2014) details the discovery of a new genetic driver of bladder cancer: silencing of the gene AGL. "We tend to think of cancer resulting from mutations that let genes make things they shouldn't or turn on when they should be quiet. But cancer can also result from loss of...

2014-04-04 23:38:09

Clarion to sponsor, exhibit, and present at BLR’s Safety Summit on best practices and OSHA compliance for 2014, taking place April 9 – 11, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. Milford, PA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Clarion Safety Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of safety signs and labels, is pleased to announce its sponsorship and participation in BLR’s Safety Summit regarding best practices and OSHA compliance for 2014, taking place April 9 – 11, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. BLR, a...

2014-04-04 23:33:11

U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc. has signed a partnership agreement with Salud Global, Mexico City, to co-develop a Spanish based version of USPM’s web-based health management platform, The Prevention Plan™, to be marketed exclusively by Salud Global in the country of Mexico. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc. (USPM) is pleased to announce the signing of a partnership agreement with Salud Global, Mexico City, to co-develop a Spanish based version of...

2014-04-04 08:26:28

With today's efficient, innovative air filter technology, mold can be controlled -- and potential health risks reduced RIVERDALE, N.J., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Mold in buildings is not a new phenomena, but it is an increasingly common one. And for many property managers and inhabitants, it is an increasingly vexing one, as well. Mold thrives in damp environments and the airtight construction practices employed today to improve insulation and energy efficiency also tend...

2014-04-02 23:31:28

The mold remediation in Dekalb County school was rescheduled for summer, said a report. In connection with it, My Cleaning Products recommended two sprays to kill mold quick and safe. (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 The mold remediation in a Dekalb County school in Alabama was set to be implemented in summer. A post from whnt.com dated March 31, 2014 related the news. In connection with it, My Cleaning Products gave a tip how the public could kill mold quick. According to the report, the mold...

2014-04-02 08:22:45

DES PLAINES, Ill., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- No matter how many safety training courses emphasis how dangerous it may be to work with electricity, chemicals or cargo unless proper safety protocols are followed, there is always a percentage of employees who believe they aren't vulnerable to such risks -- until it's too late. Those types of perceptions need to be changed before injuries or fatalities prove them wrong, say authors Anna Floyd and H. Landis Floyd II in the...

2014-04-01 23:04:52

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Heat Stabilizers markets. Global market for heat stabilizers is expected to reach 1.1 million tons by 2020, buoyed by growing demand from construction and consumer products end-use markets. San Jose, California (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Heat stabilizers are primarily used in the plastics industry to prevent degradation on exposure to heat, specifically in PVC products such as pipes. Demand for heat...

2014-04-01 23:04:10

MI Windows and Doors’ manufacturing facility in Gratz, PA was recently awarded the Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence thanks to the efforts of the leadership and team members to prevent workplace injuries. Gratz, PA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 On March 19th, the employees of MI Windows and Doors in Gratz, PA were awarded with the Pennsylvania Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence (GASE). The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry presented the award to the team lead by Chris...


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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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