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2014-02-14 23:04:34

The Royal Council of Real Fairyland, LLC announced today the launch of a goal-oriented, tooth-brushing frequency program in partnership with hundreds of dentists across the United States and Canada. The award-winning Tooth Fairy world can be viewed at http://www.therealtoothfairies.com. Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 February has been designated National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. Developing good habits at an early...

2014-02-13 23:02:25

Announcing 60% Off Sale: RF Safe has a simple clip-on device under $4 to reduce cell phone radiation from wired headsets to help people safely comply with laws in most states in the USA that require a headset or other hands-free device while driving and talking on a cell phone. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 RF Safe has posted on its website a list of states that require a hands-free device when using a cell phone while operating a vehicle, and points out something many...

Well-Child Doctor Visits Lead To Higher Risk Of Illness: Study
2014-02-13 09:42:26

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at the University of Iowa presents parents with an interesting dilemma – bringing a healthy child in for a check-up or vaccination might be the right thing to do for their health, but it could expose them to a higher risk of illness. According to the study, which was published in the journal Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, “well child” visits to the doctor could be causing more than...

2014-02-12 12:25:13

DUBLIN, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ms6lsc/water_and) has announced the addition of the "Water and Wastewater Treatment Market in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand - A CEO's 360-Degree Perspective" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ms6lsc/water_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Multi-dimensional Thirst for...

2014-02-11 23:20:45

The board of directors of the Black Women’s Health Imperative (Imperative), a national organization dedicated to advancing the health and wellness of the 20 million Black women and girls throughout the nation, is pleased to welcome Linda Goler Blount, MPH, as the organization’s new President and CEO. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 The board of directors of the Black Women’s Health Imperative (Imperative), a national organization dedicated to advancing the health and...

2014-02-11 20:21:58

LONDON, February 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Angelus, UK's lead legal highs charity, has called upon the Government to measure the harms as part of its review into legal highs. This demand follows the publication of National Programme on Substance Abuse Deaths (NPSAD) report which shows 'legal highs' are now "linked to more drug-related deaths than ever before." The review announced in December, intends to identify a legal change, which would prevent 'legal highs' from being sold...

Obesity Epidemic Possible In Developing Nations Due To Technology Ownership, Sedentary Lifestyles
2014-02-11 04:26:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The influx of televisions and computers could be a mixed blessing for developing countries, as research appearing in the Canadian Medical Association Journal warns that such technology could also bring with it the same obesity epidemic currently plaguing wealthier nations. The study, published Monday and led by Simon Fraser University health sciences professor Scott Lear, looked at data from more than 150,000 adults from 17...

2014-02-06 23:23:20

OhioMHAS will accept their award today during CADCA’s 24th annual National Leadership Forum in National Harbor, Md. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) has named the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) its Outstanding State Member. This prestigious award recognizes an outstanding state program that has made significant contributions to community-based drug prevention coalitions in their state and has...

2014-02-06 23:22:45

A former Narconon Arrowhead client speaks about the growing heroin problem, deaths from the drug and the sad and untimely death of actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 “Ellie”, a former heroin addict who wishes to protect her identity, after hearing of the death of famed actor Philip Seymour Hoffman said, “It’s sad when someone as talented as Mr. Hoffman dies before their time so senselessly. When I heard he had died with a needle in his arm...

2014-02-05 23:00:38

Grammy nominated singer and songwriter Mario announced the new initiative at CADCA's 24th National Leadership Forum. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Today, Grammy nominated singer and songwriter Mario joined Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), the nation’s leading substance abuse prevention organization, to launch a new partnership between CADCA and The Mario Do Right Foundation to prevent and reduce substance abuse on college campuses. The partnership was...