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2014-07-17 12:29:34

First three-year agreement for this category is indicative of growing demand for electronic hand hygiene monitoring systems among U.S. hospitals CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed has been awarded a group purchasing agreement in the Hand Hygiene Monitoring Systems category with Premier, Inc. Effective October 1, 2014, the new three-year agreement allows healthcare organizations that are Premier members access to the DebMed Group Monitoring System(TM) (GMS). The DebMed GMS...

2014-07-15 23:05:49

Free iOS Application Uses Contextual Intelligence to Track UV Exposure With Smartphones and Surface Timely Recommendations for Improving Skin Health Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Brightly, your personal UV monitor, launched today in the App Store for download. Brightly continuously calculates UV exposure and makes personal recommendations based on skin type. The app also surfaces timely alerts and educational information to promote skin health. Download Brightly for free at...

2014-07-15 23:02:56

Youfit Health Club hosted an interactive open house on Monday at each of their 67 locations, inviting local communities to stop in – for free – and try out the equipment, receive a health assessment and learn more about their personal training program, YouCoach. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 This family-friendly event will take place at participating Youfit locations nationwide from 9 a.m. through 9 p.m. Anyone is welcome to a free YouCoach assessment, workout, prizes, games and lots of...

2014-07-14 23:09:29

The promo product gurus at 4AllPromos have put together of a list of the three must-have custom imprinted products everyone must have on hand this summer. Essex, CT (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Summer is the best season of the year for many. Summer means vacations, camping, days at the beach, swimming and other outdoor adventures. The promotional product experts at 4AllPromos want everyone to be safe, happy and healthy all summer long. The promo product gurus at 4AllPromos have put together of a...

2014-07-14 23:00:32

LIVESTRONG and thinksport Produce Chemical Conscious Sunscreens Without Toxins Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Protect Against the Most Common Form of Cancer in the U.S. During UV Safety Month LIVESTRONG and thinksport Produce Chemical Conscious Sunscreens Without Toxins Nearly half of all cancers in the U.S. are skin cancers, with 3.5 million cases diagnosed each year. During July, UV safety month, the LIVESTRONG Foundation asks Americans to make UV safety a priority and avoid...

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2014-07-13 04:59:37

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the 1960s, a type of polio vaccine injected into the arm was discontinued. New study suggests that re-introducing this vaccine may help eradicate the disease. This study by Imperial College London and the Christian Medical College in Vellore, India, suggests that using the injected polio vaccine (IPV) may provide longer lasting protection against infection if it is used in conjunction with the commonly used live oral polio...

2014-07-10 23:02:00

Exposure to the sun can be dangerous, especially when it comes to harmful UV rays. Lincoln, RI (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Nothing says summer like a bright, sunny day. However, exposure to the sun can be dangerous, especially when it comes to harmful UV rays. That’s why Amica Insurance is sharing these five tips from the American Cancer Society to promote sun safety this summer: Know when the sun is at its most powerful, as UV light is strongest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. If unsure, use...

2014-07-10 23:01:21

On July 3, 2014, Women’s Health Magazine reported on the mistakes and myths surrounding the proper use of sunscreen. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Medical Corporation comments on the article and offers his advice for protecting the skin against the harmful effects of the sun. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 According to a July 3, 2014 report posted on the website of Women’s Health Magazine, there are numerous myths surrounding the proper use of sunscreen. The report, titled “11...

2014-07-08 23:13:34

PURELL® Advanced Hand Sanitizer 30-Day Classroom Challenge rewards educators for teaching students healthy habits. Akron, Ohio (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 During this back-to-school season, GOJO, the makers of PURELL Advanced Hand Sanitizer, invites teachers to participate in the PURELL Advanced Hand Sanitizer 30-Day Classroom Challenge. In joining the Classroom Challenge, teachers are pledging that for 30 days (between now and December), they will focus on helping students understand the...

2014-07-07 16:23:01

LONDON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:MarketVIEW: Clostridium difficile vaccines http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/marketview_clostridium_difficile_vaccines.htmlClostridium difficile (C.diff) is a Gram-positive bacterium, which in vulnerable hospitalized patients can cause gastrointestinal infections (CDI). Outcomes range from mild uncomplicated diarrhea to severe-complicated disease where patients...


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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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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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