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2014-05-28 23:04:07

Organizations can instantly download award winning Security awareness training and education from North America’s regulatory compliance experts at myinformationsecuritypolicy.com. Included are dozens of sections covering critical information security issues for many of today’s growing regulatory compliance mandates, such as PCI DSS, HIPAA, and much more. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Organizations can instantly download award winning Security awareness training and educational...

2014-05-28 16:21:05

Safety Program to Work Collaboratively with OSHA's National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falling Hazards in Construction RED WING, Minn., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital Safety, the global leader in fall protection for construction and other high-risk fields, announced today the launch of its Every Worker, Every Time effort -- a national five-day fall protection and training program focused on the company's mission to bring every worker at height home safely, every workday. The...

2014-05-27 11:33:01

Canadian Medical Association Journal Employers planning to implement mandatory influenza vaccination policies for health care workers need to understand the implications, according to an analysis published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Vaccination rates among health care workers are less than 50%, well below the level necessary for herd immunity. Evidence indicates that vaccination of health care workers can benefit patient health, leading to a move by many to...

2014-05-27 04:21:46

BLUE BELL, Pa., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) today announced that its 90%-owned subsidiary, VGX Animal Health, Inc. (VAH), has concluded an agreement for the sale of its animal health assets to Plumbline Life Sciences, Inc. (PLS) of Korea. The assets being transferred include an exclusive license with Inovio for animal applications of its growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH) technology and animal DNA vaccines plus a non-exclusive license...

2014-05-23 23:10:24

Just in time for summer, UV Technologies, LLC announces the release of iTanSmart in the Apple App Store. iTanSmart minimizes the risk of overexposure to the sun by keeping track of your time in the sun and using real-time UV Index data from space satellites, as well as information on skin type and sunscreen SPF. Fort Meyers, FL (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer. Just in in time for fun in the sun, the iTanSmart app provides a personalized approach to...

2014-05-23 23:02:43

The June 2014 issue of Health Magazine offers a primer on protecting your skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Medical Corporation comments on the magazine’s suggestions for properly applying sunscreen to each body part. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 According to the June 2014 issue of Health Magazine, as much as 90 percent of skin cancers, including deadly melanoma, can be traced directly to UV (Ultra Violet) exposure and that 20 percent of all...

2014-05-23 08:22:02

Hypoallergenic, paraben-free protection available in moisturizing cream and mess-free Sunstick MORRO BAY, Calif., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Don't sacrifice your skin this summer as you ramp up for fun in the sun. Protect your skin with Elemental Herbs all-natural sunscreens. Elemental Herbs uses the safest sunscreen protection ingredient - non-nano zinc oxide - in its SPF 33 Sunscreen Sport, SPF 33 Sunscreen Kids and SPF 30 Sunstick. Photo -...

2014-05-23 04:20:51

BLUE BELL, Pa., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) today announced that at the Company's Annual General Meeting held May 22, 2014, the Company's shareholders approved the proposal of a reverse split of the Company's common stock. The Company's Board of Directors subsequently approved the immediate implementation of a 1-for-4 reverse stock split of Inovio's common stock, where each 4 shares of issued and outstanding common stock and equivalents...

2014-05-22 23:16:28

Avoid skin cancer and aging of skin with an SPF sunscreen. The Sublime Beauty® cream serves as a day cream with Vitamin C to add additional healing power. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Protect skin with the SPF 30 Vitamin C cream in handy tube from Sublime Beauty®. Take an additional 25% off the sales price now at Amazon with coupon code B9UBXGTM. As the weather warms, more time is spent outdoors. Dermatologists are concerned over the rise in skin cancer in the last...

2014-05-21 10:33:18

Harvard School of Public Health Research in mammals that aims to prevent future influenza pandemics raises ethical, public health concerns Experiments creating dangerous flu strains that are transmissible between mammals pose too great a risk to human life from potential release, according to an editorial by researchers from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and Yale School of Public Health. The researchers are calling for greater scrutiny of experiments that make virulent...


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10 Tips To A Great Summer
2012-07-16 20:56:36

With the start of summer upon us, we start thinking of things to do on the weekend and how to keep the kids busy. Here are a few things that may just help accomplish that and also to stay safe during this summer. #1 Weather is always a big player in whichever season it maybe, but the summer is a when the United States experiences some of its most severe weather such as Tornadoes and Hurricanes. The best tip for this is to be prepared. If the National Weather Service issues a watch or...

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2010-11-15 19:37:34

Sunglasses are protective eyewear designed to shield the eyes from damaging or discomforting sunlight and high-energy light. They can also work as a visual aid. The ultraviolet radiation from the sun can cause several serious eye problems and many healthcare professionals recommend eye protection. However, since the 1940s sunglasses have been associated with celebrities more so than eye protection. James Ayscough experimented with tinted lenses in the mid-18th century although they were...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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