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2014-05-21 23:04:42

UV Movie Viewership on TVs Surges 43 Percent Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Well over half of the 16 million UltraViolet (UV) users in the U.S. are now viewing their content on a TV. TVs with an integrated Internet-connection and connected Blu-ray players are among the favored platforms for this activity, according to Wave 2 of The NPD Group’s exclusive UltraViolet report. The report found that as of February 2014, 61 percent of the U.S. UV user population has watched a...

2014-04-30 00:21:32

Results of American Academy of Ophthalmology's Harris Poll show need for greater awareness of factors that increase sun sensitivity SAN FRANCISCO, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Ophthalmology today released results of a Harris Poll that shows that a majority of Americans are unaware that taking common drugs and having light-colored eyes can make people more vulnerable to UV exposure, a contributing factor to certain eye diseases and conditions....

2011-08-03 00:00:30

Increased UV array allows faster speed and maximizes UV output Hillsboro, Oregon (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 Phoseon Technology extended its leadership position today by introducing the new RX FireFly 4W in a 150mm width, suitable for wide format printing and other UV markets where the simple and fast curing of heat-sensitive substrates is vitally important. Utilizing Phoseon's patented SLMâ“ž¢ technology, the latest FireFly solution provides customers with:...

2011-02-02 10:35:00

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the nation's eyes on the biggest football game of the season this weekend, famed sportscaster Lesley Visser is partnering with Transitions Optical and sports vision specialist Dr. Larry Lampert, to raise awareness about healthy vision and its connection to sports performance among consumers across the country. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

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2010-10-13 10:55:20

Some tiny crustaceans living in clear-water alpine ponds high in Washington state's Olympic Mountains have learned how to cope with the sun's damaging ultraviolet rays without sunblock "“ and with very little natural pigmentation to protect them. In fact, in laboratory tests these water fleas, about the size of fruit flies, withstood UV rays much better than the same species of flea taken from a pond less than a mile away, where the water was murkier and thus offered protection. "The...

2010-01-11 08:00:00

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- With the start of the New Year, many people are focused on living healthier, more active lifestyles through exercise, proper diet and nutrition, and regular visits to healthcare professionals. One aspect of overall health and wellness that's often overlooked is eye health. It's important for families to include an eye exam as a healthy resolution for the New Year. "Visiting an eye doctor for a comprehensive eye exam helps to ensure you're...

2009-06-10 08:13:00

Many Top Vacation Spots Place Visitors at Risk for Increased UV Exposure PINELLAS PARK, Fla., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- As travelers and their families head off to their favorite vacation spots this summer, many may be putting themselves at risk for increased exposure to the sun's dangerous ultraviolet (UV) rays. Some of the most popular summer vacation destinations, like beaches and islands in warmer climates, are spots that have very high UV indexes. With the increased exposure to UV rays,...

2008-10-06 12:00:22

RENO, Nev., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- If you think now is the time to sideline your sunblock, think again. Head to the mountains this fall or winter and you could get burned twice as fast as you do at the beach. According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), UVA rays from the sun increase exponentially with altitude and can be significantly more damaging in the mountains than at sea level. Located in the heart of Lake Tahoe's Sierra ski country and founded by a female dermatology...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.