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2010-10-07 12:34:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, millions of consumers will undergo deep chemical peels to combat wrinkles, age spots, sun damage, and acne scars. Such peels penetrate the skin, causing it to peel and regenerate. But this procedure may have side effects that aren't pretty. The classic deep peel carries the risk of scarring and infection and must be performed in a hospital under general anesthesia -- a risky business itself. Now, two prominent scientists have revolutionized...

2009-06-24 00:00:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Theraplex Company, makers of the Theraplex line of medical moisturizers, unveiled the new theraplex SA FACIAL PEEL last week at the Cosmetic Boot Camp in Aspen, Colorado. It sparked a lot of excitement among dermatologists attending the camp. The new peel is an in-office, superficial salicylic acid peel treatment available in 25% and 30% concentrations. This versatile skin procedure can be used on all skin types to improve the appearance of acne...

2009-03-10 08:35:00

Innovative Taste-it Notes(TM) to Make their Debut at Newspaper Association of America (NAA) mediaXchange Conference, March 9-11 in Las Vegas BALA CYNWYD, Pa., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- First Flavor and US Ink today announced the debut of Taste-it Notes(TM), a new kind of "sticky note" that newspaper publishers and printers can place on the front page of newspapers to engage readers in a never-before-offered taste sampling advertising experience. Taste-it Notes(TM) are created using First...


Word of the Day
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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