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2014-07-03 12:25:11

The Lempert Report Innovation Series Highlights Precautions and Innovations in Cookout Gadgets to Avoid Food Illness SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cooking outdoors is a fun and tasty way to eat a meal, however it can be deadly due to food borne illness. Taking precautions and using food safety gadgets like the iGrill2 can help, according to this week's segment of The Lempert Report Innovation Series, a weekly video series featuring innovation in the food world. Sponsored...

2014-07-02 23:08:32

San Diego dermatology expert Dr. Mitchel Goldman says that using homemade sunscreen could be dangerous for your skin. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 A recent article has been making the rounds on various health websites, stating that store-bought sunscreens could be harmful to your skin and extolling the virtues of homemade sunscreen, complete with a recipe. Dr. Mitchel Goldman, Medical Director of Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in San Diego, states that this troubling trend is...

2014-07-02 12:20:58

With the new, thinner temple set, Flying Eyes are becoming the ideal sunglasses for everyone from pilots to bikers, EMT to firefighters AUSTIN, Texas, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patented Flying Eyes Sunglasses, proven to be the most comfortable sunglasses for use with aviation-style headsets, are being updated to make them even more comfortable and ideal to wear for a wider audience. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140702/124114Logo -...

New Analysis Of The H1N1 Pandemic Conflicts With Accepted Views On How The Disease Spread
2014-07-02 03:52:56

[ Watch The Video: Mapping The Spread Of H1N1 Influenza ] University of Cambridge New analysis of the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic in the US shows that the pandemic wave was surprisingly slow, and that its spread was likely accelerated by school-age children. The most detailed analysis to date of the spread of the H1N1 2009 pandemic influenza virus, known informally as ‘swine flu’, has found that short-range travel was likely the primary driver for the 2009 pandemic in the...

2014-07-02 08:28:46

Help Protect Skin with Lands' End Swim Tees & Rash Guards DODGEVILLE, Wis., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- July is UV Safety Month, a national health observance dedicated to spreading the word about strategies for preventing skin cancer. To help protect skin from the harmful UV rays of the sun, Lands' End offers a collection of lightweight Swim Tees for women and Rash Guards for men and children that the Skin Cancer Foundation recommends as an effective UV protectant. Lands' End Swim Tees...

2014-07-01 23:04:24

Kevin McGuire, creator of the iTanSmart suntan app, underwent surgery this month for Basal Cell Carcimona skin cancer. His goal is to spread skin cancer awareness this summer by encouraging iTanSmart app downloads, which will lower the risk of overexposure to the sun among users. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 A few years ago, creator of the iTanSmart app, President of UV Technologies, LLC, Kevin McGuire, began noticing age spots on his face resulting from years of overexposure to...

2014-07-01 23:00:57

The guide will help members achieve fitness goals. Amityville, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Nutritional health and fitness go hand in hand. It’s important to balance both diet and workouts to ensure a well-rounded fitness plan. Big Al’s Family Fitness is helping their members do just that with the new nutritional guide. The guide includes information on why nutrition is so important for workouts, how protein and carbohydrates fit into a nutrition plan and looks at good versus bad carbs....

2014-06-30 23:05:06

ICAP Patent Brokerage announces for sale a carbon monoxide detection technology from Clear The Air Now, LLC that senses the presence of unsafe levels of carbon monoxide and triggers a series of transmittable, wireless actions. NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 ICAP Patent Brokerage announces for sale a carbon monoxide detection technology from Clear The Air Now, LLC that senses the presence of unsafe levels of carbon monoxide and triggers a series of transmittable, wireless actions...

2014-06-30 12:21:14

GATINEAU, QC, June 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) announced today that the modernized occurrence reporting requirements in Part I of the Transportation Safety Board Regulations comes into effect on 1 July 2014. Part I of the Regulations define the criteria for transportation occurrences that must be reported to the TSB. They strengthen the rules governing occurrence reporting in Canada by introducing additional requirements for railways, for the...

2014-06-27 12:21:58

Strengthening transportation safety for Canadians and their communities OTTAWA, June 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced new rules aimed at further safeguarding communities along our country's railway lines. The new measures, which the Minister highlighted as part of her call with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities earlier today, introduce amendments under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act; the Railway Safety...


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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
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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