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2011-08-08 12:33:41

Parents often ask their doctors for advice on toilet training young children, and a new article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/site/embargo/cmaj110830.pdf summarizes current approaches and evidence to help physicians respond to these queries. "Toilet training is felt to be a natural process that occurs with development, yet very little scientific information is available for physicians who care for children," writes Dr. Darcie Kiddoo,...

2011-08-06 00:00:28

National Gut Week 2011 is approaching! TV & Sports personalities will be getting involved with the event up and down the UK to raise public awareness of digestive health, and Bolton-based Qubicle is offering a service to assist schools, offices and commercial premises to bring their washroom areas up to standard as recent research has shown we are now spending more time in the bathroom than ever. Bolton, Lancashire (PRWEB) August 05, 2011 A survey which question 5,000 British residents...

2011-08-05 00:00:29

Unchanged for nearly 100 years, the traditional toilet seat has just been brought into the 21st Century in both form and functionality with the Adjustable Advantage toilet seat. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 Created and then later patented by a 75 year old man for his own personal use, The Adjustable Advantage toilet seat really does do what its name implies. By adding adjustable seat arms to his toilet seat, he created a seat that provided more room for easier access and...

2011-08-02 11:00:00

ALTOONA, Iowa, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- We've all heard of recycling bottles, cans, and newspapers. But what about recycling human waste? This radical concept, once embraced only by hippies, is now going mainstream thanks to the growing popularity of composting toilets. A composting toilet is an eco-friendly alternative toilet designed to recycle human waste into compost, or enriched garden soil. "We've seen a huge increase in homeowner inquiries about composting toilet systems,"...

2011-07-20 00:00:32

The Adjust for Comfort Toilet Seat, the world's first and only patented, adjustable toilet seat is now available at ActiveForever.com and ActiveForever retail locations in Scottsdale and Peoria, AZ. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) July 19, 2011 Designed with comfort, support, relaxation and improved health in mind, the Adjust for Comfort Toilet Seat adjusts to each user's natural sitting position. When seated, the expandable seat arms can be adjusted outward to provide up to 12 inches of additional...

2011-04-29 15:00:00

DALLAS, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cottonelle brand is once again encouraging consumers to "get fresh" with a friend and pass on the message that Flushable Moist Wipes leave you feeling fresher than with dry toilet paper alone to provide an enhanced, everyday clean. Starting today, fans of Cottonelle Flushable Moist Wipes will again be able to send a free tub of wipes to a friend or family member and get a free tub for themselves in return. "We received such an overwhelming...

2011-03-25 00:00:29

Roll it Rite saves consumers money and natural resources by reducing paper towel and toilet paper consumption up to 50% or more. Cape Girardeau, MO (PRWEB) March 24, 2011 With potential of saving thousands of trees, tons of water, and eliminate millions of pounds of paper waste from our streams and landfills, Roll it Rite was developed to save consumers money and natural resources by reducing paper towel and toilet paper consumption up to 50% or more. When easily installed on your existing...

2011-02-01 03:00:00

DALLAS, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Like a good relationship gone stale, toilet paper is the ultimate routine purchase--people get into a long-term relationship with one brand and never consider how things could be better. To shake things up, Cottonelle brand is launching the "Make the Ultra Switch" Sweepstakes and giving away 90 prizes in 90 days to encourage consumers to try something new in the bathroom: Cottonelle Ultra Double Roll, which is the thickest toilet paper in the aisle....

2011-02-01 02:05:00

SWALMEN, The Netherlands, February 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's most sustainable washroom was on show at the Facilities Exhibition in the Brabant Halls in Den Bosch, the Netherlands. Van Houtum, based in Swalmen, the Netherlands, used the event to present a completely equipped washroom, supplied with certified cradle-to-cradle hygienic paper, hand soap and hand foam. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110201/435004 ) The Facilities Exhibition is aimed at...

2011-01-27 09:00:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Protect-A-Bed®, a leading provider of bedding protection products, is searching for the best and proven potty training tactics. The company is hosting a contest on its Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/ProtectABed) to capture and share potty training stories. Participants are encouraged to post their proven potty training tips - or blunders - for a chance to win mattress protection products. One lucky grand prize winner will...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.