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2014-05-05 12:29:30

- Company highlights that most people are unaware strokes can occur without warning - INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Think you know how to spot the warning signs of a stroke? You may want to think again. In preparation for May's Stroke Awareness Month Campaign, Life Line Screening showed that the average person does not know that most stroke victims get no warning signs prior to having a stroke. On May 1, Life Line Screening released new educational content about...

2014-05-05 08:30:22

For 24x7 Protection Against the Sun's Damaging Rays Professionally Installed Window Film Is Recommended WASHINGTON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The same ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun that are harmful outdoors pass right through windows into offices, homes and cars. Experts say this is a serious contributor to people's daily accumulation of indoor ultraviolet exposure leading to skin cancer and photo aging. "If you're sitting next to a window with sunlight streaming in, you're...

2014-05-05 08:24:24

DES PLAINES, Ill., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As more companies shift to using safety management systems to monitor their occupational health and safety programs, the American Society of Safety Engineer's monthly journal says the potential they hold may be lost if not properly integrated or measured against set goals. The devil is in the details. Those are the warnings in the cover story of ASSE's Professional Safety, titled "Safety Management Systems, Comparing Content...

2014-05-04 23:02:03

UV Skinz will give away thousands of free baby UV Protective Swim Shirts in honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Sonora, CA (PRWEB) May 04, 2014 UV Skinz, a Northern-California based company, will give away one “My First Skinz” baby UV protection sun shirt with every order placed throughout the month of May during their 7th Annual Save a Baby’s Skin Campaign. UV Skinz does this in honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month, but also because they want to ensure that all babies are given...

2014-05-02 23:01:42

Instantly download the industry leading information technology security policy manual today from the cyber security experts at myinformationsecuritypolicy.com. Authored by compliance experts, the information technology security policy manual is essential for meeting today’s ever-growing regulations and industry specific mandates. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Instantly download the industry leading information technology security policy manual today from the cyber security experts at...

2014-05-01 23:04:51

myinformationsecuritypolicy.com offers hundreds of network security policy templates for immediate download today. Written by regulatory compliance and cyber security experts, the easy-to-use and customize templates are essential for many of today’s growing regulations and industry specific mandates. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 myinformationsecuritypolicy.com offers hundreds of network security policy templates for immediate download today. Written by regulatory compliance and...

2014-05-01 20:22:02

LLumar® Window Film Educates the Public on Risk of Sun Damage Behind the Wheel ST. LOUIS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN), manufacturer of LLumar® window film, is educating consumers on the risk of sun damage in places that may surprise people. To help kick off Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Eastman will be providing skin protection tips and hosting a sweepstakes on their Facebook page May 8-30(th). The sweepstakes winner will receive free window film...

2014-05-01 12:34:40

DALLAS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $.84 per share. The dividend is payable on July 2, 2014 to stockholders of record on June 6, 2014. 2014 marks the 42nd consecutive year that Kimberly-Clark has increased its dividend and the 80th straight year it has paid a dividend to shareholders. About Kimberly-Clark Kimberly-Clark (NYSE: KMB) and its well-known global brands are an...

2014-05-01 10:08:56

Using higher-wattage ultra violet (UV) lamps at nail salons to dry and cure polish was associated with more UV-A radiation being emitted, but the brief exposure after a manicure would require multiple visits for potential DNA damage and the risk for cancer remains small. The use of lamps that emit UV radiation in nail salons has raised some concern about the risk of cancer, but previous studies have lacked a sampling of lights from salons. The authors tested 17 light units from 16...

2014-04-30 23:24:36

The Paleo Recipe book designed by Sebastien Noel is the latest cooking book for paleo lovers who want to learn how to lose weight on paleo diet. A full review of The Paleo Recipe book on the site Vkool.com indicates if it is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The Paleo Recipe penned by Sebastien Noel is the latest cooking book for paleo food lovers who want to learn how to start the paleo diet without grains, dairy, legumes, sugar, vegetable oils, and preservatives. This...


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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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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