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2010-10-28 08:00:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Mattress Firm and Protect-A-Bed are joining forces to raise money to support the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCan) and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). During the month of November, National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, a portion of the proceeds from all Protect-A-Bed product sales at any Mattress Firm location will go directly to PanCan and TGen to further fund research to save lives. This year, Mattress Firm is also...

2010-10-22 00:00:04

Hotel Business, with underwriting support of Protect-A-Bed, will conduct and publish consumer research designed to help the hospitality industry understand the impact the growing problem of bed bugs is having on a guest's decision to select and book hotel rooms. The study will also educate the industry on how to take a proactive stance to safeguard their properties and/or deal with an infestation. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 21, 2010 Hotel Business, with underwriting support of...

2010-06-18 09:00:00

CHICAGO, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Protect-A-Bed, a leading provider of sleep hygiene products, is celebrating World Continence Week by sponsoring and exhibiting at an incontinence-focused public health fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 23 at the James R. Thompson Center in downtown Chicago. World Continence Week (June 21-27), a creation of the International Continence Society, is designed to build awareness of incontinence issues and treatments. It's estimated that more than 33 million...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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