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2009-07-01 15:43:00

More than 4,400 industry members expected at Natural MarketPlace trade show BOULDER, Colo., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural MarketPlace (www.naturalmarketplaceshow.com), July 9-11, 2009 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center, The Venetian Resort Hotel, Las Vegas, NV, is expecting a strong attendance of over 4,400 industry members - increasing buyer attendance almost 100% over 2008.

2009-06-11 17:37:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association in Iowa is happy to report the U.S. Senate's 79 to 17 vote in favor of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (HR 1256) today.

2009-06-11 17:26:00

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids applauds U.S. Senators Tom Harkin and Charles Grassley for voting today to approve historic legislation that gives the U.S.

2009-06-07 15:20:00

Harkin to Host Event With Olympic Swimmer Dara Torres WASHINGTON, June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Barbara Manard, Ph.D.

2009-05-20 18:51:00

WASHINGTON, May 20 /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) The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids applauds U.S.

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2009-05-04 13:40:00

On Friday, a Democratic US senator proposed setting up a free vaccination program to fend off future outbreaks of dangerous strains.

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2009-05-01 06:50:00

In public schools across the country, kids may begin finding bottled water and granola bars in their vending machines, in lieu of soft drinks and candy bars.

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2009-04-01 12:58:16

A parent-teacher group and the American Dietetic Association said on Tuesday that Congress can fight the epidemic of childhood obesity by getting "junk" food out of school stores, as well as snack machines.

2009-03-30 14:30:00

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation expresses appreciation to Congressional co-sponsors for passing first legislation specific to the paralysis community SHORT HILLS, N.J., March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, the national, non-profit organization dedicated to finding cures and treatments for spinal cord injuries and improving the lives of people living with paralysis, applauds President Obama for signing the Omnibus Public Lands Bill.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.