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2014-03-03 08:27:09

DES PLAINES, Ill., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The moves onsite safety professionals make to decontaminate a manufacturing chemical spill involving employee exposure and the information they provide emergency responders will determine how fast that employee receives medical attention. Hazardous material spill protocols mandate that emergency responders secure the area before treating victims. Knowing how to manage that against standard first aid procedures can make all...

2014-03-03 00:21:43

LYON, France, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Sanofi Pasteur works with global partners to make available unparalleled quantities of affordable Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) - Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), announced today its further commitment to the international community's efforts to complete polio eradication. UNICEF, the organization that procures the vaccine to meet global needs, announced...

2014-02-28 23:28:54

Suntegrity Skincare signs distribution agreement with MedEdge to sell Suntegrity's entire line of natural sunscreens and self tanners to dermatologists, plastic surgeons and Med Spas across Southern California. Marina del Rey, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Suntegrity Skincare (http://www.SuntegritySkincare.com), a leading provider of natural sun care products, announced today that the Company has signed an agreement with MedEdge for the sales and distribution of their natural...

2014-02-28 23:24:44

With tons of options for cellular alarm systems in the country, the home security experts at AlarmSystemReport.com have launched their 2014 rankings of the top cellular alarm system companies to help consumers save time and money when shopping for a security system for their home. Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 There are thousands of alarm system companies in the country today. The average buyer can expect to encounter a few minutes of confusion in deciding which alarm...

2014-02-28 23:02:27

APD Motor Unit Officers visit Protect America in preparation for their cross-country journey to Washington D.C. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Protect America, nationwide pioneer of wireless home security systems, has partnered with the Austin Police Department (APD) to help support its Motorcycle Unit. Select officers from the Unit will be riding across the country to Washington D.C. in May to honor a fallen comrade at the National Police Memorial Ceremonies. Officers joined...

2014-02-28 14:04:34

Findings May Help Make Immunizations More Effective Somali Americans develop twice the antibody response to rubella from the current vaccine compared to Caucasians in a new Mayo Clinic study on individualized aspects of immune response. A non-Somali, African-American cohort ranked next in immune response, still significantly higher than Caucasians, and Hispanic Americans in the study were least responsive to the vaccine. The findings appear in the journal Vaccine. “This is...

2014-02-27 23:20:50

Organizations can now download high-quality information security awareness training material today from the experts at myinformationsecuritypolicy.com. Now’s the time to get serious about information security training, and nobody prepares entities better than the regulatory compliance experts at myinformationsecuritypolicy.com. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Organizations can now download high-quality information security awareness training material today from the experts at...

2014-02-27 12:27:13

bioCSL Inc. initiates 2014-15 season pre-booking for AFLURIA® (Influenza Vaccine) KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Biotherapies Inc. announced today it has changed its name to bioCSL Inc., effective February 21, 2014. This change is pursuant to the Australian, New Zealand and German renaming of the company, which occurred one year ago. In September 2013, bioCSL was the first United States supplier to complete its 2013-14 seasonal influenza vaccine delivery...

Self-administration Of Flu Vaccine With A Patch May Be Possible
2014-02-27 08:47:47

John Toon, Georgia Institute of Technology The annual ritual of visiting a doctor's office or health clinic to receive a flu shot may soon be outdated, thanks to the findings of a new study published in the journal Vaccine. The research, which involved nearly 100 people recruited in the metropolitan Atlanta area, found that test subjects could successfully apply a prototype vaccine patch to themselves. That suggests the self-administration of vaccines with microneedle patches may one...

2014-02-26 23:28:00

Harsh winter will require more thorough cleaning to remove potentially dangerous residue. Long Island, New York (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 JM Pressure Washing, a Manorville-based provider of pressure washing and exterior cleaning needs to the Long Island community, is expecting that the harsh winter that the Northeast is currently experiencing will have residual effects on the exterior or properties if they are not cleaned properly. With three severe storms hitting the Long Island area...


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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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