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Kashi Company Expands With New Island Vanilla(TM) Biscuit Cereal

... cane juice crystals that are infused with organic vanilla extract. Within the rugged wheat layers are finely ground vanilla beans that gently drift loose while floating in milk. Just like Kashi's other Organic Promise woven biscuit cereals Autumn Wheat (R) and Cinnamon Harvest (R), ...

America's Beauty Show Challenges Toxic Salons

... to them poses hidden dangers to clients, and much more so their stylists. Stylists, particularly in small hair and beauty salons, tend to drift in and out of their jobs. So formal long-term studies to investigate dangers to their health, known as epidemiological, are not feasible. ...

Researchers solve mystery of deep-sea fish with tubular eyes and transparent head

... the most common are siphonophores (colonial jellies) in the genus Apolemia . These siphonophores grow to over 10 meters (33 feet) long. Like living drift nets, they trail thousands of stinging tentacles, which capture copepods and other small animals. The researchers speculate that barreleyes may ...

Finesse Announces TruDO Optical Autoclavable Sensors for Bioprocess Applications

... fluorimetry to measure dissolved oxygen. Their optical approach provides three key benefits: faster measurement response time, minimal long-term drift and lower cost. TruDO Optical sensors reduce operating costs because they do not require polarization or electrolyte solution. They also lower ...

Scientists, Physicians, Health, and Environmental Justice Advocates to New Obama EPA Director: 'We Look Forward to Toxic Chemical Regulatory Reform'

... A is in food containers we use every day is a prime example of why we need to overhaul how chemicals are regulated." "Toxic chemicals can drift thousands of miles North from where they are produced and applied," says Pam Miller, biologist and director of Alaska Community Action on Toxics . ...

Drivers distracted more by cell phones than by passengers

... David Strayer and Monisha Pasupathi. The study, which used a sophisticated driving simulator, found that when drivers talk on a cell phone, they drift out of their lanes and missed exits more frequently than drivers conversing with a passenger. The findings are being released Monday, Dec. 1 by ...

Medical Debt Sending Many Over Financial Brink

... Smiths, who raised six children together, consistently had employer-sponsored health insurance. Like the Krinskys, however, they began to notice a drift upwards in the cost of premiums as well as higher co-pays and higher deductibles in the 1990s. "While we were both well, we could absorb that ...

NIH funds highway pollution and health study in Boston, Somerville

... concentrations of a variety of chemical pollutants. "Pollution levels are highest on the highway and gradually decrease to background levels as they drift away from the cars on the road," says Brugge. "The air monitoring van will measure pollution levels within 200 to 300 meters of highways in ...

Study looks at mitochondrial variation in sperm traits and sperm competitive ability

... ability. Clearly, more research is needed, particularly on natural populations not subject to the potentially strong effects of genetic drift associated with domestication. In addition to their research, the Zehs study also includes an interesting outreach component. They plan on working ...

New HIV diagnoses rising in New York City among young men who have sex with men

... Debra Frasier-Howe, president of the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS: These numbers are devastating. After 26 years of AIDS, we cannot drift backward. We must ask all New Yorkers to accept some responsibility for helping our young people protect themselves. Their lives are not dispensable. ...

Drinking Often Spurs Move to Poorer Neighborhoods

... That suggests that "if you do have problems, and you're able to stick with [recovery], you won't be at any greater risk for this downward drift into bad neighborhoods," Trim said. The findings weren't a big surprise, said Aaron White, an assistant professor of psychiatry at Duke University ...

Sleepless Kids Are Troubled Kids

... in the afternoon can still be keeping them up at 10 p.m." Make sleep-time a solo affair. Kids who get used to a parent being with them as they drift off will need that parent every time they seek slumber. "So, if you're lying down with your 5-year-old at bedtime, be prepared to be lying down with ...

Fat Horses Face Health Problems

... as companions and light performance animals, he said. We can see with increased nutrition and lack of exercise how these animals could drift toward being overweight, he said. This research project remains underway, and has laid the groundwork for a series of provocative ...

Furious Reaction to insensitive Caption of the Picture of Abandoned Baby Girl

... you look at that photograph and instinctively, the first thing that you think of the first thing you say, or I would argue most people say, not to drift off into some kind of academic expostulation about what the causes for the baby being dumped outside a hospital, but to just think, how on earth ...

Hundreds of Children Exposed to Pesticide in US

... in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study found that 40 percent of all children sickened by pesticides at school were victims of drift pesticide carried on the breeze. Research on pregnant women exposed to common pesticides has suggested higher rates of premature birth, and ...

Deep-sea Mining can Damage Marine Ecosystem

... Guineas commercial fishing industry, as well as local subsistence fishers, he added. 'Depending on ocean currents, these nutrients could drift widely, disrupting the food chain and potentially damaging ecosystems that lie within other countries economic zones or in international waters. This ...

US States Get Ready to Fight Mercury Pollution

... a metal that occurs naturally. It is released in a gaseous form when coal is burned in electrical generating plants. Smokestack emissions drift across state borders, and the mercury lands far from where it was released. As the mercury falls on lakes and streams, it becomes methylmercury, ...

Hydrolysed Casein Formula may Slash Eczema in Infants

... be given," they said. Infant formula is a highly emotive area, with watchdogs keeping a close eye on companies' marketing tactics lest they drift towards promoting their products as preferable to breast-feeding. While it is agreed that breastfeeding is the best way to ensure an infant ...

Mobile Phone Addiction may Cause Psychological Problems

... upset" if their missed calls or messages do not elicit a response. Mobile addicts tend to neglect important activities (job or studies), drift away from friends and close family, deny the problem and think about their mobile constantly when they do not have it with them, the study says. ...

Study Finds That Food Wrappers Could Be A Source For Health Risks

... in chocolate bars, one of which was a woman who had developed a rash around her mouth. It was also mentioned that the proteins in the latex that drift from the packaging to the food are usually destroyed by heat, but in case of ‘cold sealing’, which is the technique that is used to wrap products ...

Clostridium Infection Suspected In Abortion Deaths

... this subject. Dr. Vanessa Cullins, vice president for medical affairs at Planned Parenthood Federation of America, said that the meeting should not drift into politics but rather focus on science. But three anti-abortion groups have already filed a petition with the FDA in 2002 seeking its withdrawal. ...

Japanese Face High Risk Of Heart Attack And Stroke, Metabolic Syndrome to Blame

... steps are not taken at the earliest. Japanese diet is primarily a low fat diet, based on rich servings of fish, vegetables and rice. The drift of the Japanese from this traditional diet to the so-called junk food is partly blamed for this situation. ...

Neurofeedback to Cure ADHD

... flying up in the air. As Brody concentrates, the bird flies higher. But if Brody talks to someone, or looks away and loses focus, the eagle starts to drift down. Dr. James Sendelbach, who uses neurofeedback in his practice, explains that the brain is taught what is to be done. Brody has 40-minute ...

Early Flu Outbreak in US.

... are very similar to each other and the present vaccine will confer immunity against the flu. The director also said that no matter whatever the drift be the vaccine will provide cross protection against the flu. But a close watch will be kept on the new strain and the effectiveness of the ...

Stem Cell Treatment For Children With Brain Injury To Be Initiated

... for the Protection of Human Subjects (CPHS) have already approved the proposal. The fact that stem cells derived from bone marrow can drift to an injured area in the brain followed by differentiation into neurons and induce repair in animal models has offered a new hope for the present ...

Exposure to Pesticides in Schools Produces Illnesses Among Employees, Students

... detailed source information, 281 (69 percent) were associated with pesticides used at schools and 125 (31 percent) were associated with pesticide drift from farmland. “These findings indicate that pesticide exposures at schools continue to produce acute illnesses among school employees and ...
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