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2014-08-15 16:25:06

DALLAS, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) will webcast its participation in the 2014 Barclays Back-to-School Consumer Conference from 8:45 a.m. to 9:25 a.m. CDT on Wednesday, September 3. Mark Buthman, Senior Vice President and CFO, will make a presentation about the company's strategies for growing its global consumer and professional businesses and will subsequently answer questions from conference attendees. A link to the broadcast and related...

flu shot for seniors
2014-08-15 03:13:00

Craig Boerner, Vanderbilt University High-dose influenza vaccine is 24 percent more effective than the standard-dose vaccine in protecting persons ages 65 and over against influenza illness and its complications, according to a Vanderbilt-led study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). The multi-center study enrolled 31,989 participants from 126 research centers in the U.S. and Canada during the 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 influenza seasons in the Northern...

2014-08-13 23:11:33

Cases of whooping cough are at epidemic proportions. To help increase vaccination rates, Journeyworks Publishing is offering health educators a timely set of educational materials focused on vaccines and other tips for staying healthy. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 At a time when whooping cough is sweeping through California and rates are on the rise throughout the nation, health professionals need to sound the alarm about the importance of vaccinations. August is National...

2014-08-13 16:26:23

- Study Demonstrates Fluzone High-Dose Vaccine 24.2 Percent More Effective Than Standard-Dose Fluzone Vaccine in Preventing Influenza in Adults 65 Years of Age and Older - LYON, France, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), today announced that The New England Journal of Medicine published positive results from a large-scale, multi-center efficacy trial, which found that Fluzone(®) High-Dose (Influenza Vaccine)...

2014-08-12 23:12:03

As the effort for top-notch workplace safety culture grows, experts claim that regulatory training directly improves the overall safety and culture of a workplace. With through-the-roof satisfaction and higher-than-ever demand Triumvirate has decided to expand its training offerings and locations. Somerville, MA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Creating a safety culture at work is a trend that’s here to stay. In the US and around the world EH&S programs are trying to unlock the secrets to...

2014-08-12 23:09:44

Charm Alarm proves that wearable tech can be fashionable. Charm Alarm has created a personal security device that is an attractive piece of jewelry. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Heralding a new era in personal safety, Diane Jenkins and Michael Markoe, co-founders of Charm Alarm LLC, are developing game-changing personal anti-theft protection. Wearable technology Charm Alarm is fashionable jewelry designed to deter thieves. “Larceny-theft occurs every five seconds in the US...

2014-08-12 23:06:59

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Feminine Hygiene (Sanitary Protection) Market: Trends and Opportunities (2014-19)" report to its research store. (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The report titled “Global Feminine Hygiene (Sanitary Protection) Market: Trends and Opportunities (2014-2019)” provides an in-depth analysis of global sanitary protection market with regional focus on major markets such as Europe (Eastern & Western), North America, Asia and Latin America. The report...

2014-08-12 23:04:12

On August 20, Medgate will be hosting a free webinar to discuss Root Cause Analysis, which will argue that safety teams following this method will significantly improve the safety of their workplace. (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 On August 20, Medgate will be hosting a free webinar to discuss Root Cause Analysis. Medgate safety expert, Shannon Crinklaw, will join over 200 safety professionals to outline the impact of Root Cause Analysis and discuss best practices. She will argue that by making...

2014-08-07 23:08:49

As a start up company in 1989, All Island Security has since become the premier alarm company on Long Island for home security systems. Excellent customer support makes All Island Security stand out among the many alarm companies on Long Island. Mineola, New York (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Did you know that the earliest electromagnetic alarm systems were patented 160 years ago? This early forerunner of today’s sophisticated alarm systems relied on the closing of an electric circuit to set...

2014-08-07 23:07:29

Ascenta Skin has been clinically shown to increase the skin’s natural protection against ultraviolet (UV) radiation Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Ascenta Health is proud to announce that their revolutionary dietary supplement Ascenta Skin has been clinically shown to increase the skin’s natural protection against ultraviolet (UV) radiation, the leading cause of skin damage and accelerated skin aging. A recent clinical trial studied the effects of UV exposure on participants...


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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
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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