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Nordic Omega-3 Fishies from Nordic Naturals Offers Quality EPA and DHA for Children with 'Kid Pleasin' Taste

WATSONVILLE, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Nordic Omega-3 Fishies is Nordic Naturals newest product for children, the "ultimate fish oil gummie" in a swimmingly fun shape and great tasting natural tangerine flavor. Perfect for two-year-olds and up, Nordic Omega-3 Fishies is a gourmet treat made ...

DaVita Becomes the First FORTUNE 500 Healthcare Services Company to Join the EPA Green Power Partnership

Program Offsets Carbon Footprint at DaVita's Six Corporate Business Offices EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA ), a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD), today announced that the company is th...

EPA Names Schering-Plough 2009 EPA ENERGY STAR(R) Partner of the Year

Cleveland, Tenn., Plant Recognized for Efficient Energy Performance KENILWORTH, N.J., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named Schering-Plough Corporation as a 2009 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for outstanding energy management and reduct...

Environmental Defense Fund Welcomes EPA Clean Air Standards to Reduce Hazardous Diesel Pollution

Proposal Would Address One Million Stationary Diesel Engines WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund welcomes new clean air standards proposed by EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to protect public health from about one million stationary diesel engines in ope...

Reliance Products and Procter & Gamble Announce EPA Approval of New Claims for PUR Purifier of Water

WINNIPEG, Manitoba and CINCINNATI, Feb. 26, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Reliance Products LP and Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG ) announce that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved new label claims for PUR(TM) Purifier of Water specific to the removal of arsenic, the parasite...

American Lung Association Victory in Lawsuit Against EPA Gives New Opportunity to Protect Public Health From Deadly Air Pollutant

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Lung Association won a critical victory in our fight for healthy air in the United States. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia told the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that they must review and reconsi...

Statement on Presidential Memorandum to EPA to Review Lifting of Ban on California Clean Car Standard

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All people have the right to clean air. Action announced by the White House today means that Americans may soon be able to breathe easier, said Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the nation's leading ...

Scientists and Investigators Cite Need for Radon Regulation to Prevent Lung Cancer- Call Current EPA Efforts Ineffective

A growing chorus of experts, including scientists testifying before the President's Cancer Panel, investigators at the U.S. EPA's Office of the Inspector General (OIG), and leading health organizations are urging the EPA Administrator to use regulatory authorities authorized by Congress to protec...

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

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dozens of health advocacy groups concerned about growing rates of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, reproductive and developmental problems, thyroid disease and other illness linked to chemical exposure, said today that they loo...

New EPA Lead Standard Significantly Improved to Protect Kids' Health

But EPA Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee Member Says EPA Analysis Justified Even Better Standard WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has taken a significant step to protect the health of children by strengthening the na...

Two Michigan Asthma Management Programs Win EPA National Award

CHICAGO, May 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced that two Michigan asthma management programs -- the Asthma Network of West Michigan in Grand Rapids and the University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor -- are among three programs nationwide to w...

New Clorox disinfectant is EPA registered to kill both known types of MRSA

OAKLAND, Calif., May 5, 2008 While MRSA has been an issue in healthcare settings for years, CA-MRSA outbreaks in the community have been on the rise, with the greatest risk in community settings such as fitness clubs, in sports teams, at schools and daycare centers. In May, The Clorox Company wi...

Arkion(R) Life Sciences Receives Crisis Exemption to US EPA Section 18 Approval in Mississippi and Tennessee to Market Avitec Corn Seed Treatment

NEW CASTLE, Del., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Arkion(R) Life Sciences LLC has been notified by the Mississippi and Tennessee Departments of Agriculture of approval of an Emergency Crisis Exemption to a Section 18 label for Avitec. Avitec protects corn seed from damage by blackbirds, grackles, cro...

U.S. EPA Approves Registration of Antimicrobial Copper Alloys

Copper, brass and bronze kill pathogens - including 'superbug' MRSA-responsible for hospital- and community-acquired infections NEW YORK, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the registration of antimicrobial copper alloys, with public he...

Proctor & Gamble Receives EPA Children's Environmental Health Excellence Award

CHICAGO, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently honored Proctor & Gamble, Cincinnati, Ohio, for its outstanding leadership in protecting children from environmental risks. The company accepted a 2007 Children's Environmental Health Excellence Award at...

Earthjustice/EIP Report: Dangerous Mercury Pollution From Unregulated Cement Kilns in U.S. About Twice as High as Levels Previously Projected by EPA

EPA Ignored Problem For 10+ Years Even Though Some Kilns Emit More Mercury Than Power Plants; Report Focuses on Cement Kilns in AL, CA, IA, IL, MD, MI, MT, NY, OR, SC, TX and WA. WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For more than a decade after Congress told it to curb dangerous ...

Less Smog Now in Eastern U.S.: EPA

A market-based program is improving air quality, agency claims FRIDAY, Sept. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) from power plants, cars and other industry are significantly lower in the eastern United States -- making for less ozone and therefore less smog and he...

DaVita Only Dialysis Provider Named on EPA's FORTUNE 500 List of Green Power Purchasers

...use gas emissions, supporting clean energy technologies, and contributing to a clean energy future." "DaVita is pleased to be recognized by the epa for our proactive steps towards sustainability," said Dennis Kogod, Chief Operating Officer of DaVita. "Purchasing green power was important to us be...

FDA Calls for Stricter Controls on Mercury Fillings

...and women of child-bearing age. But Runner said the FDA found that "...concentrations of mercury in breast milk is an order of magnitude lower than epa protective dose. FDA does not believe that maternal dental amalgam fillings put infants at risk." Dental amalgam contains elemental mercury combine...

Health and Environmental Groups Announce Intent to Sue Illinois Coal Plant Owners for Violating Clean Air Act

...Particulate matter is fine dust and soot that stays close to the plant and concentrates negative air quality and health effects in nearby communities. epa issued a notice of violation to Midwest Generation in August 2007 but has failed to take meaningful action to force clean ups at the plants and has al...

Midbrook Utilizes Copper in Medical Environments

...antimicrobial properties of copper. The results of this research have enabled the CDA member organizations to register multiple copper alloys with the epa as antimicrobial surfaces. A clean copper surface is capable of killing 99.9% of bacteria exposed to the surface within 2 hours from time of initi...

The 'see food' diet

...y molecules and higher levels of anti-inflammatory molecules, which may explain this protective effect. Tuo et al suggest that "a diet enriched in epa and DHA can ameliorate the progression of retinal lesions in their mouse model of AMD" and that "the results in these mice are in line with the epidem...

Association of Peruvian Anchovy Producers Pursues MSC Certification

...learwater Seafood's Limited Partnership, the world's largest integrated shellfish harvester and processor. ONC is a global leading supplier of Omega-3 epa and DHA ingredients from fish oil...essential nutrients that have been scientifically linked to supporting heart health, brain health, and general wel...

Camp High Harbour Response to Flu Outbreak Includes SpectraSan 24 Disinfectant

... Please feel free to share my name for any other camp directors inquiring about the product." -- Ken O'Kelley, Executive Director "The epa believes, based on available scientific information, that the currently registered Influenza A virus products will be effective against the 2009 H1N1 ...

OH2 Medical Spa Achieves the First U.S. LEED(R) Certification for a Medical Commercial Interior

...appliances in the space, from computers to flatscreen televisions, carry the Energy Star label, meeting strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the epa and US Department of Energy All water fixtures are low flow conservation models All wood products are natural and produced without urea an...

Germs Hold Court in Sand Castles

...group, said Heaney. Still, beachgoers can take some precautions after playing in the sand. Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer, said Tim Wade, an epa epidemiologist and the study's senior author. Wade added: "People should not be discouraged from enjoying sand at the beach." More information ...

Advanced Bag Design for Cryopreservation: The New CryoMACS(R) Freezing Bag

...ags are available in Europe as CE-marked medical devices and have been submitted for 510k clearance with the U.S. FDA. Picture is available via epa (European Pressphoto Agency) and can be downloaded free of charge at: http://www.presseportal.de/pm/68263 http://www.miltenyibiotec.com ...

Independent Laboratory Testing Shows BioNeutral's Hospital Grade Ygiene(TM) Eliminates Aspergillus Niger (Black Mold) Spores

...microbial in record time. ATS Labs, using the epa required Fungicidal Use Dilution test, showed that... way to becoming the next generation technology in epa approved disinfectants and sterilants for health c... antimicrobial activity requires approval from the epa or FDA, depending upon where and how the formulati...

Fish Fuels Young Men's Brains

...-3 is an essential fatty acid (EFA), consisting of epa (eicosapentaenoic acid), DHA (docosahexaenoic acid...s flax and chia. It is important to note that only epa and DHA contribute to the many health benefits ass...nada (ONC) is a global leading supplier of Omega-3 epa and DHA ingredients from fish oil... essential nut...

Omega-3 Fatty Acid Deficiency takes 96,000 Lives Annually in the US

...-3 is an essential fatty acid (EFA), consisting of epa (eicosapentaenoic acid), DHA (docosahexaenoic acid...s flax and chia. It is important to note that only epa and DHA contribute to the many health benefits ass...sor. ONC is a global leading supplier of Omega-3 epa and DHA ingredients from fish oil...essential nutr...

Potential Silver Bullet for Swine Flu and Most Common Infections Using Green Technology Patented in U.S. and Mexico

...ingenious" and "unprecedented." (See www.silver100.com/reports .) In November of 2007, the maker of a certain surface disinfectant was granted epa approval to claim that its ionic silver product kills strains of SARS, Bird Flu, MRSA, influenza, and a range of other pathogens. Drs. Leblanc and Bai...

VHA Citizenship and Sustainability Scorecard Shows Progress in the Health Care Network's Earth-Friendly Business Practices

...e green purchasing objectives. Derek Mims, service desk manager at VHA, pioneered a recycling program for outdated IT equipment that fulfills epa regulations and keeps waste out of landfills. Robert Ayr, manager of Production Services at VHA, began utilizing new software, which allowed V...

Study finds reproductive health effects from low doses of bisphenol-A

... NC State, explains that the 50 g /kg level is also significant because it is EPA's listed reference dose for BPA meaning it is the level of BPA that epa says a person can be exposed to on a daily basis without expecting any adverse effects after a lifetime of exposure. Patisaul stresses that the re...

MicroGuard(TM) Antimicrobial Alloys Kill 99.9% of MRSA Bacteria

... The epa has registered MicroGuard antimicrobial alloys for sale with public health ...urfaces in hospitals, schools, commercial buildings, and homes. Some of the epa approved applications include: Hand and stair railing ...

Innovative New Wellness and Nutrition Program Leverages Latest Understanding of Relationship Between Diet and Genes

...0% fruit juices, green tea, red wine and dark chocolate. Add Omegas -- Increase Omega-3 consumption, targeting 1,250 - 1,500 mg of combined epa and DHA acid per day by eating more fish and through a high quality fish oil supplement. Add 400 - 500 mg daily of a specific omega-6 called GLA. ...

Omega-3 EPA: Treatment for a Heart Condition

...n led to the start of his business and the omega-3 epa formula, Vegepa, which has since helped thousands ...n led to the start of his business and the omega-3 epa formula, Vegepa, which has since helped thousands ...hin fish oil, a specific omega-3 fatty acid called epa (eicosapentaenoic acid). Although another fatty ac...

Anpath Group, Inc. Announces Selection of its Cleaner by the Toronto Transit System

...atements will prove correct and various factors could cause results to differ materially from Anpath Group expectations, including, but not limited to epa and state registration of the Company's products, the Company's ability to carry out its business plan, successful development and commercial acceptan...

June 18 Conference Features Legal, Medical & Scientific Presentations

...ptoms or certain metal corrosion problems in their homes that may be related" to Chinese drywall. The CPSC said it was "moving aggressively" with the epa and HHS to fully investigate the matter, including communication with the Chinese government. The CPSC said it has received more than 180 reports, st...

EZ Breathe(R) Home Ventilation System Expels Allergens, Moisture and Smells

...ds, toxins, allergies and poor air quality resulting in a cleaner, healthier living environment. It provides powerful ventilation, supporting both the epa and the American Lung Associations' recommendations to use a ventilated system to reduce indoor air pollution. The EZ Breathe unit is quiet, unobtrusi...

Top 10 Tips to Save Your Vision

...art of your diet. Researchers have found people on diets with higher levels of vitamins C and E, zinc, lutein, zeaxanthin, omega-3 fatty acids DHA and epa are less likely to develop early and advanced AMD. Baseline eye exam -- Adults with no signs or risk factors for eye disease should get a ba...
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