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2012-01-20 11:43:27

Researchers from the Children's Environmental Health Center at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York have found an association between exposure to the chemical group known as phthalates and obesity in young children – including increased body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference.

2011-10-03 16:40:00

Maid Brigade honors Breast Cancer Awareness Month with an informative video and tips to create and maintain a safe and healthy home. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October

2011-08-03 07:05:00

OTTAWA, Canada, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Families and school children may soon breathe easier thanks to EcoLogo®, one of North America's most recognizable eco-labels and part of the UL global network.

2011-07-30 01:51:22

The European Commission's Joint Research Centre has developed three new methods to detect an illegal clouding agent which can be found in sports drinks imported from Taiwan.

2011-07-23 00:00:41

Cleure Mineral Makeup has officially launched their highly anticipated Total Cover Concealer, a lightweight concealer that not only enhances beauty, but also over-all health. (PRWEB) July 22, 2011 Cleure is proud to announce the official launch of their highly anticipated mineral Total Cover Concealer.

2011-07-01 08:00:00

BEIJING, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Fuwei Films (Holdings) Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: FFHL) ("Fuwei Films" or the "Company"), a manufacturer and distributor of high-quality BOPET plastic films in China, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Fuwei Films (Shandong) Co., Ltd.

2011-06-16 12:20:21

Leading Canadian health and environmental experts today issued a list of the top five ways parents can protect their children from toxic substances in and around the home.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.