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2014-01-22 12:27:05

Over 250 Attendees Will Join Researchers, Clinicians and Administrators to Discuss Advantages of Proton Therapy, Developing New Centers and More WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Proton therapy experts from across America will gather at the second annual National Proton Conference, March 31-April 3, 2014, in Washington, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel-Pentagon City to discuss the benefits of proton therapy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130806/DC58665LOGO)...

2014-01-16 12:30:16

Hybrid imaging technology delivers accurate results with half the radiation in half the time TEANECK, N.J., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy Name Medical Center has established a brand-new Nuclear Medicine Suite in its Department of Radiology. The advanced facility, which opened to patient care in late December, features late-generation technology and upgraded software systems that minimize radiation exposure and expedite the testing process: half the dose, in half the time....

2014-01-15 08:28:42

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its updated ProBeam(TM) proton therapy system. Varian's ProBeam system gives clinicians options for delivering dose precisely in order to minimize dose to healthy tissue in the course of delivering proton therapy treatments for cancer. Its scanning beam technology enables intensity-modulated proton therapy (IMPT) by modulating dose levels on a spot-by-spot basis...

2014-01-15 08:27:48

KENNEWICK, Wash., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation ("AMIC") (OTCBB: ADMD), a company engaged in the development, production and distribution of medical isotopes focused on yttrium-90 brachytherapy devices, today announced that its CEO, James C. Katzaroff, will present AMIC's corporate overview at "TEN;" Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference at Club Med in Sandpiper Bay, Florida, on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 8:30am...

2014-01-14 23:03:24

For the last decade, RF Safe been helping consumers across the globe reduce cell phone radiation by distributing the highest quality anti-radiation air tube headsets. As technology evolves, so does RF Safe's ability to make even better phone safety accessories. (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Smartphones in 2014 have dazzling capabilities but with all their wonderful abilities they are still cursed with one really big problem. Smartphones, all cell phones for that matter - expose users to...

2014-01-14 23:01:13

The North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today that it completed the last phase of a $50 million, three-year project to upgrade its diagnostic imaging systems. Great Neck, NY (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 The North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today that it completed the last phase of a $50 million, three-year project to upgrade its diagnostic imaging systems. The final phase cost $12 million and included installing 15 computed tomography (CT) scanners at its healthcare facilities in...

2014-01-13 23:25:01

The IDSA and its best skateboarders are set to partake in history, as they try to seek new world records for men and women in distance skated during a 24-hour time period. The Homestead Miami Speedway will host history on January 20-21, 2014. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 The 24 Hour Ultraskate will be returning to Homestead-Miami Speedway in 2014. On January 20, 2014, both Andy Andras and Colleen Pelech will defend their 2013 UltraSkate titles and records against some of the...

2014-01-11 23:03:16

RF Safe issues a consumer alert on cell phone radiation protection scams; suggesting the FTC needs to reexamine companies making false advertising claims about cell phone radiation protection. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 According to RF Safe, there are a growing number of products coming onto the market that make statements which claim to offer protection from mobile phone radiation/emissions and simply do not work. It's been over a decade ago that RF Safe Founder, John...

2014-01-10 23:04:48

New Samsung Galaxy S4 Flip-cases are shielded with ultra light space-age radio frequency radiation shielding fabric that protects users from cell phone radiation. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 RF Safe is proud to announce the launch of an exciting new custom RF Shielding service for Samsung cell phone users worried about cell phone radiation exposure. Samsung Smartphone users now have the options of having RF Safe build them a custom made radiation shield that deflects radiation...

2014-01-10 23:04:42

New Apple iPhone 4 and iPhone 5 Flip cases are shielded with silver coated radio frequency radiation shielding fabric that protects users from cell phone radiation. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 RF Safe is proud to announce the launch of an exciting new custom RF Shielding service for Apple iPhone users worried about cell phone radiation exposure. Apple Smartphone users now have the options of having RF Safe build them a custom made radiation shield that deflects radiation away...


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Nuclear Fallout
2013-04-01 10:26:30

Nuclear fallout, or just simply fallout, known also as Black Rain, is the residual radioactive material that is propelled into the upper atmosphere after a nuclear black or a nuclear reaction that is conducted in an unshielded facility. It is so called because it "fall out" of the sky after the explosion and the shock wave have passed. It most commonly refers to the radioactive dust and ash that is created when a nuclear weapon explodes, but such dust can also come from a damaged nuclear...

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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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