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Thu, 23 Feb 2012 10:30:19 EST
UltraViolet Devices, Inc. (UVDI) is pleased to announce that Roger Kiesling has been hired for the position of West Coast Regional Sales Manager. His responsibilities at the nation's leading provider of ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) a
Mon, 13 Feb 2012 11:19:43 EST
New York, NY (February 13, 2012) — Sir Richard's announced today its donation of 500,000 condoms to Haiti. The donation will be made available for free at Partners In Health's (PIH) clinics including the Mirebalais National Teaching Ho
Tue, 14 Feb 2012 11:00:00 EST
South Hackensack, NJ -- With medical costs on the rise, Americans are more concerned about healthy living than ever. Yet, an invisible threat exists; it's called indoor air pollution. The associated health risks have been among the most overlo.
Wed, 15 Feb 2012 09:21:57 EST
In less than three weeks, thousands of indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals and air conditioning contractors from across the globe will converge in Las Vegas, Nevada for the largest dedicated Indoor Air Expo in the nation. For the fourth year in a
Mon, 30 Jul 2012 12:54:50 EST
A manufacturing plant in Hartwell, Georgia has been cited for 16 safety and health violations by the U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA. The violations were detected upon inspection after receiving a complaint alerting the agency to occupational haz
Mon, 30 Jul 2012 13:59:52 EST
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has fined a natural-gas fired power plant $13,500 for improper management of hazardous waste. According to the EPA, the plant, located in Yuba City, California, generated arsenic from the treatment of wastewa
Mon, 30 Jul 2012 14:33:28 EST
A Rhode Island company faces fines of $421,900 for failing to notify tenants about potential lead hazards in the residential property being leased. The company was charged for repeatedly violating federal lead-based paint disclosure laws and regulati
Tue, 31 Jul 2012 12:57:22 EST
International Ocean Advocacy Group Oceana revealed in a recent study that 31% of the seafood being sold in South Florida was mislabeled. Restaurants found guilty of presenting mislabeled seafood can face fines of $1,000 and possibly have their licens
Mon, 13 Aug 2012 13:11:40 EST
According to Infection Control Today , the United Nation's food standards body, Codex Alimentarius Commission, set new regulations to protect consumer's health worldwide. Among these regulations was the maximum level of melamine permitted in
Tue, 14 Aug 2012 10:57:16 EST
According to Food Quality magazine, inspections conducted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) revealed that 197 out of 555 farms had significant deficiencies when testing for Salmonella. Some of the food safety gaps included failu...
Thu, 23 Aug 2012 15:17:15 EST
According to the Environmental Protective Agency (EPA), the E.C. Electroplating building in Garfield, NJ will be carefully torn down due to hexavalent chromium contamination. Groundwater beneath the building has also been impacted by the chemical, wh
Wed, 29 Aug 2012 11:53:36 EST
Exactly 7 years to the day of Hurricane Katrina hitting the city of New Orleans, Hurricane Isaac has struck the city early Wednesday morning as a Category 1 hurricane. Winds came in gusting at 70 mph accompanied by torrential downpours, leaving 75% o
Tue, 2 Oct 2012 15:40:13 EST
According to the Huffington Post, the infamous Gowanus canal in Brooklyn, N.Y. receives countless gallons of sewage—often untreated—and unsanitary debris that overflow the city's multi-use pipes after a rainstorm. Even after the rai
Mon, 8 Oct 2012 09:50:29 EST
First patient in pilot study treated using dedicated MR-guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (MR-HIFU) system - - Utrecht, The Netherlands – The University Medical Center Utrecht (Utrecht, The Neth...
Mon, 8 Oct 2012 14:35:03 EST
No one likes having a reoccurring medical condition, particularly if it is something like genital warts. This sexually transmitted disease causes small to large warts to grow in the genital area. It doesn't take much imagination to understand how
Mon, 8 Oct 2012 17:35:00 EST
Herpes is not a life-threatening disease, but many people feel like dying each time they experience breakouts. Not only are the skin eruptions embarrassing, they are painful, itchy and unsightly. People with this disease just want the symptoms to dis
Mon, 12 Nov 2012 09:55:42 EST
Cinnaminson, NJ, November 7, 2012 - - Last month, Steinert High School in Hamilton Township continued to see an outbreak of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus that began in September. The local health department has confirmed 11 case.
Mon, 12 Nov 2012 12:27:12 EST
Garden Grove, CA, November 7, 2012 - - In 1986, California voters approved an initiative to address increasing concerns over exposure to toxic chemicals. That initiative, the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, is better known
Tue, 5 Feb 2013 14:08:55 EST
The current flu season is driven by 3 influenza viruses: 2009's Influenza A H1N1, another Influenza A virus (H3N2) and Influenza B virus. - - All flu seasons are especially hard on children and the elderly. - [url=http://www.progressivehealt
Mon, 4 Mar 2013 15:02:16 EST
According to Food Safety News , the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced its plan to improve food safety in countries that export to the United States, fulfilling one of the mandates of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) ...
Thu, 25 Apr 2013 17:11:45 EST
Harrisburg – In honor of World Immunization Week (April 24-30, 2013), Pharmacy Choice and Access Now (PCAN) , a coalition of cons...
Tue, 21 May 2013 12:09:48 EST
Cinnaminson, NJ, May 21, 2013 - - This month, a new online resource for the people dealing with vermiculite insulation has become available. EMSL Analytical, Inc., one the North America's largest vermiculite and asbestos testing laboratories,
Thu, 27 Jun 2013 10:37:26 EST
Cinnaminson, NJ, June 27, 2013 - - Polychlorinated biphenyls, commonly known as PCBs, are man-made toxic chemicals that persist in the environment and can bioaccumulate in living organisms. PCBs were manufactured in the United States up until the