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2010-09-29 06:25:00

Firefighters are exposed to potentially dangerous levels of ultrafine particulates at the time they are least likely to wear protective breathing equipment. Because of this, researchers believe firefighters may face an increased risk for heart disease from exposures during the fire suppression process. Coronary heart disease is the No. 1 killer of American firefighters, with many of these incidents taking place during or just after a firefighting incident. Researchers say exposure to these...

2010-09-28 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29: CHIMNEY SAFETY Profile America -- Wednesday, September 29th. According to the song "Chim Chim Cher-ee" from "Mary Poppins," a soot-covered chimney sweep is a sign of good luck. While there may be fewer chimneys...

2010-09-20 04:20:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Smokehouse Grille & Wingery has retained the services of award-winning PR, marketing and brand strategists The Gab Group to promote their unique smoked barbecue restaurant franchise to Boca Raton and the nation. Arriving this month at the former location of Boca Wings & Ribs on Federal Highway, Co-Proprietors Erik Frasco and Mark Uffer traveled 3,600 miles to Missouri to seek out the custom-made hardwood smoker responsible for the...

2010-09-10 06:12:00

FRISCO, Texas, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Sadler's Smokehouse, Ltd., North America's leader in premium, pit-smoked meats, announces the launch of the new Tailgate-Ready Beef Brisket featuring, a specially sized package and easy instructions for heating on the grill. Nearly 40 percent of tailgaters like to either prepare their food at home or pick it up already prepared and take it to the game, according to Tailgater Monthly. Sadler's newly sized, easy open package offers a quick and...

2010-09-01 05:18:00

WAVERLY, Tenn., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Most of the e cigarette reviews on the net today have review after review to offer visitors more options when shopping for an electronic cigarette, but World Of E Cigarettes is different in that it only offers the best on the market, eliminating the confusion that one could experience if they had many e cigarette starter kits to choose from and a wide range of uses and prices. This exciting new e cigarette site only publishes e cigarettes that have...

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2010-08-26 22:13:21

Wildfires can wreak widespread havoc and devastation, affecting environmental assets lives, property and livelihoods. Meteorologist Mike Fromm of the Naval Research Laboratory, in collaboration with several national and international laboratories, is now discovering that changes in the frequency of occurrence and intensity of wildfires has substantial consequences for a variety of important problems including atmospheric change.Superimposed on this important topic is a relatively new...

2010-08-19 13:38:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) The San Antonio City Council today delivered a historic victory for health and the public's right to breathe clean air by passing an ordinance to make all workplaces, including all restaurants and bars, smoke-free. We urge...

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2010-08-17 09:10:00

Another reason for including asthma on the list of potential health risks posed by secondhand tobacco smoke, especially for non-smokers, has been uncovered. Furthermore, the practice of using ozone to remove the smell of tobacco smoke from indoor environments, including hotel rooms and the interiors of vehicles, is probably a bad idea. A new study by researchers with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) shows that ozone can react with the nicotine in secondhand smoke to...

2010-07-06 05:18:00

Training program includes appropriate air management practice for firefighters, the correction of myths and misunderstandings about fire smoke, and instruction about new antidotal treatment therapies for smoke inhalation victims. INDIANAPOLIS, July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since January 1, 2010 the CPTC has tracked 1,100 civilians treated for smoke inhalation, 413 smoke inhalation deaths, and 125 firefighters who were transported for smoke inhalation treatment. Contrary to popular...

2010-06-24 16:07:38

University of Rhode Island Pharmacy Professor Bongsup Cho knows there are cancer-causing chemicals in diesel fumes and cigarette smoke. The biomedical scientist also knows that some of the same chemicals are found in the gooey tar balls that are being produced as a result of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, which began April 20 when a rig exploded and caught fire. But what he and other scientists have little knowledge of is the long-range impact of the spill on humans and wildlife at the...


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2009-07-06 16:44:13

Haze is a type of atmospheric phenomenon where dust, smoke and dry particles in the air obscure the sky's clarity. Haze is created through various activities including farming, traffic pollution,and even wildfires. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) categorizes the obscuration of the Earth's atmosphere by a list of different types of atmospheric phenomena. One of these is haze. The other classifications are: fog, ice fog, steam fog, mist, smoke, volcanic ash, dust, sand, and snow....

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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin