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PROXY Governance and Glass Lewis Recommend That Stockholders Vote the White Proxy Card in Support of All Providence Nominees

Governance Firms Question the Experience of the Avalon Group's Nominees TUCSON, Ariz., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Providence Service Corporation (Nasdaq: PRSC ) today announced that two of the nation's leading independent proxy advisory services, PROXY Governance, Inc. and Glass L...

Quigley Corporation Receives Support from Leading Independent Proxy Advisory Firms; RiskMetrics and Glass Lewis Reject Dissident Stockholder Ted Karkus, Citing Failure to Provide Detailed Business Plan

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Quigley Corporation (Nasdaq: QGLY ) www.quigleyco.com , today announced that the world's leading independent proxy advisory firms RiskMetrics Group ("RMG"), (formerly ISS-Institutional Shareholder Services), and Glass Lewis & Co. have ...

Weight discrimination could contribute to the glass ceiling effect for women, study finds

EAST LANSING, Mich. Weight discrimination appears to add to the glass ceiling effect for women, finds a new study co-authored by a Michigan State University scholar. Overweight and obese women are significantly underrepresented among the top CEOs in the United States, according to the research...

New Treatment Eliminates Bifocal and Reading Glass Need

MCHENRY, Ill., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Until now, people could expect to need reading glasses or bifocals during or after middle age due to an aging process called presbyopia. LASIK, a proven technique for freedom from glasses for distance, was not effective for presbyopia. But today, accord...

A glass apart

British scientists are developing a new type of glass that can dissolve and release calcium into the body. This will enable patients to regrow bones and could signal a move away from bone transplants. The porous glass, originally developed at Imperial College is capable of acting as an active te...

Daily Glass of Wine Cut Risk of Fatty Liver Disease

Modest consumption reduced abnormal blood tests 50%, but beer, liquor had opposite effect THURSDAY, May 29 (HealthDay News) -- One glass of wine a day may not only be safe for the liver, but may actually reduce the risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), according to a new s...

Looking for a Healthy Alternative for Your Children's Drinks? Try a Glass of Sun Shower(TM) 100% Nectarine Juice

Sun Shower(TM) 100% Juices: A Great Alternative to Sugary Soft Drinks ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Tired of your kids drinking sugary soft drinks that offer a lot of calories and no nutritional value? Pour your kids a glass of Sun Shower 100% Nectarine Juice and you may find the sol...

Proxy Governance Joins ISS, Glass Lewis and Egan Jones in Recommending Arrow International Shareholders Vote to Approve the $45.50 Per Share Merger With Teleflex

READING, Pa., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arrow International, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARRO ) today reported that Proxy Governance, Inc. a leading independent proxy voting advisory firm, has advised its clients to vote to approve Arrow's planned $45.50 merger with Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TF...

ISS and Glass Lewis Recommend Cholestech Stockholders Vote 'FOR' Merger

HAYWARD, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cholestech Corporation (Nasdaq: CTEC ) today announced that Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass Lewis, two leading independent proxy advisory firms, recommended that Cholestech stockholders vote "FOR" the merger transaction be...

A Glass of Wine can Keep Tooth Decay and a Sore Throat at Bay

A new study has revealed that a regular glass of wine, both red and white can help put off tooth decay, gum disease and heal sore throats . According to Italian scientists, who used bottles of supermarket Valpolicella and Pinot Nero wine, the drink has ingredients that can kill bacteria. ...

Some Brands of Ready Meals Recalled After Glass Scare

Supermarket chains are recalling some brands of frozen ready meals including 20 Asda own brand, 4 Sainsbury’s and 4 Birds Eye meals//, because of fears that they may contain small pieces of glass. Customers are also being asked to return thousands of ready meals. The products came from Rye Val...

Quest for an hour glass figure results in rise of eating disorders by the hour

London: Obesity, now an infamous subject in Britain has a new companion. A recent report has shown that one in every 100 British women are combating eating disorders//, either anorexia or bulimia. To enable timely diagnosis, the government has instructed most of the general practitioners ...

A Glass of Orange Juice To Keep Recurrence Of Kidney Stones At Bay

Researchers at UT South western Medical Centre have found that a glass of orange juice every day could prevent the recurrence of kidney stones than any other citrus juices like lemonade. // The study that is available online and is to be published in the October. 26 issue of the Clinical Journ...

Metallic and Glass Objects Retreived from Women's Stomach

Jaipur: Ever imagined finding iron nails, coins, locks, glass bangles, magnets and anklet's in a women's stomach?// Impossible right! But it is true that doctors here at the government SMS hospital took these things out after performing a two-hour operation on a 49-year-old woman Lata. "...

Watch Out! Eye Glass Related Injuries On The Rise

A new study conducted by Ohio State University researchers suggests that injuries related to wearing glasses account for 27, 000 visits to the emergency department//. Wearing of protective eyewear while engaging in activities that increase risk of eye injury can avoid such instances. The rese...

Drugs Delivery Revolutionized by Extremely Stable Glass

A new approach to drug delivery has been achieved. This is made possible with the invention of unusually strong and stable glass made from organic material.// It can be coated with drugs and then chilled. The journal Science has reported the advanced processing by researchers from the University o...

On the Heels of the Summer Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, Leading Dermatologist Weighs in on Sun Protection Myths and Facts

... Q2: Consumers have long been told that two tablespoons or one shot glass full of sunscreen should be applied to the body every two hours for optimal...ican Academy of Dermatology, one to two tablespoons of sunscreen (or a shot glass size amount) should be applied liberally to the body every two hours. As m...

IDEAL LIFE's Remote Monitoring System Benefits Rural North Carolina Communities

...owan Community Health Center (RCCHC) in Ahoskie, NC. "The cost savings was a significant factor, too. IDEAL LIFE has definitely broken the price point glass ceiling." RCCHC was the first federally-qualified health center in the nation to implement a community-based telehealth network. The newly awar...

Indoor Tanning Association Fights Back Against Media Hype over Tanning Beds

...overhyped. The same "group 1" category includes red wine, salted fish, and regular sunlight--so these sensational headlines are as absurd as saying "A glass of merlot is as deadly as mustard gas." UV light from a tanning bed is the same as UV light from the sunshine, which has had the "group 1" cla...

'Here Comes the Sun': Celebrity Equinox Named in Southampton

...irst glassblowing show and demonstration at sea. Celebrity Equinox now joins Celebrity Solstice in presenting the typically standing-room-only Hot glass Show onboard. Celebrity Equinox enters service July 31 from Southampton on an eight-night Norwegian Fjords cruise, then returns to Southampto...

People Across the Country are Making The Switch!

...lavors and is all-natural with no preservatives and no sugar. It comes in 8.3 oz cans (24 per case or in a new four-pack for convenience) and a 12 oz glass bottle (available in a four-pack and by the case). Please see www.switchbev.com for more information. Check us out on Facebook. * Two frui...

Alcohol and Trauma: Blood Test Gets to the Truth

...rnard Daeppen, a professor of medicine at Lausanne University Hospital in Switzerland, said in the news release. "An elevated BAL is not just having a glass before trauma. Most patients admitted with positive BALs after trauma have an alcohol-use disorder, often severe." Fleming dismissed some concerns...

Five Eating Patterns That Worsen Stress

...hat (emotions) are you trying to stuff down with your food? See if you can satisfy the craving or emotional need in another way. For example, drink a glass of water, call a friend, or take a walk. Stay mindful of what your body needs as opposed to what you need emotionally and respond accordingly. ...

Bedford Laboratories(TM) to Begin Shipping Ceftriaxone for Injection USP

...nd General Manager of Bedford Laboratories. Bedford Laboratories will supply Ceftriaxone for Injection USP as a sterile crystalline powder in glass vials in the following presentations: Single-dose vials containing either 250mg, 500mg, 1g, or 2g equivalent of ceftriaxone packaged in cartons conta...

Fountain of Life Group, LLC Introduces VaNu 2Go+

...ed with powerful antioxidants and flavanoids from five of the most exotic Superfoods in the world. Packaged in a distinctive 750ml (25.3 ounce) purple glass bottle, VaNu nourishes the body with a 1-2 ounce serving twice daily. Product claims have not been reviewed by the FDA. Fountain of Life p...

Mayo Clinic's Dr. Denis Cortese Receives NCHL'S 2009 National Healthcare Leadership Award

...ocker in Chicago that is being held in conjunction with NCHL's Invitational Symposium earlier that day. Dr. Cortese will be presented with an original glass sculpture by Czech-born artist Martin Rosol. "The role for leadership in U.S. health care is wide open," Cortese said. "Leadership ...

Max Muscle Sports Nutrition Answers Call For Safe Science-Based Weight Loss

...ever," added Greene. In test trials with the product, the overwhelming response from consumers was the taste of Max De-Lite. Like a treat, a glass of fruit punch, De-Lite not only sounds like it is good for you, it tastes that way. And, because of the effective thermogenic, metabolic, fat oxidat...

Regular moderate alcohol intake has cognitive benefits in older adults

... WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. A glass of wine here, a nightcap there new research out of Wake Forest University School of Medicine suggests that moderate alcohol intake offers long-term c...

Brooks Instrument Introduces New Liquid Vaporizer Solutions Breakthrough Vaporization Solutions for All Liquid-to-vapor Applications

... customers in the semiconductor, solar, fuel cell, glass coating, R&D, and other markets, we've applied...50). Today, Brooks Instrument's portfolio includes glass and metal tube variable area meters (rotameters), ...d acrylic flow meters, molded plastic flow meters, glass tube flow meters, electronic flow meters, and flow...

Carpal Tunnel Relief in a Cup

... study involved 52 people with carpal tunnel. Part of the group had special glass cups applied to the skin in the shoulder-neck area after 5 to 10 skin punct...um was created using electromechanical or manual suction within the cupping glass after it was applied to the skin. Those treated with cupping experienced...

Top 10 Tips for Staying Healthy When Money is Tight

...ce, with the added benefit of more fiber, vitamins and minerals. If you really want the liquid, make a smoothie using whole fruit instead of pouring a glass of juice. (Ohio Department of Health) Invest in your health. Being physically active can save you money in the long run by helping you avoid m...

Rare sheep could be key to better diagnostic tests in developing world, says Stanford study

...d world uses. To defibrinate blood, technicians must shake the samples in a glass jar filled with hundreds of tiny glass beads constantly during and after the donation. That's fine in a lab with m...

Put Safety First on the 4th

...in case of emergencies. Take time to read the label and follow directions, and use the fireworks only as intended. Never shoot fireworks in metal or glass containers. Always wear eye protection and keep all body parts away from a firework while lighting. After lighting, get out of range and stay alert...

Increasing Alcohol Use Tied to More Hospitalization

...ek and 35 or more units a week or more. A unit of alcohol, or an average drink, was considered to be half a pint of beer (about a cup) or a 4-ounce glass of wine, for example, according to the study. The researchers tracked the men's health for an average of 28 years, focusing on the occurrence of he...

No More Drama With TOMA LECHE

... ridiculous. My husband now gleefully offers me a glass of milk during that critical time every month." ...friend's "time of the month." Knowing that a cold glass of milk will help him to avoid his girlfriend's wr...to his prayer in the refrigerator, and pours her a glass of milk to soften the blow. When his girlfriend w...

Study shows 1 in 25 deaths worldwide attributable to alcohol

...her than in North America: 13 standard drinks per person per week (1 standard drink = 13.6 grams of pure ethanol and corresponds to a can of beer, one glass or wine and one shot of spirits) compared to North America's 10 to 11 standard drinks. The recent Canadian consumption rate is equivalent of almost 9 ...

AFIT Accelerated Flight & Instrument Training Announces New Accelerated Flight Training Programs For Cirrus Aircraft Equipped With New Perspective Avionics by Garmin (CSIP)

...Accelerated Flight Training programs in high performance single and multi-engine aircraft including expertise in the Pilatus PC-12 and specializing in glass Cockpits especially the G1000. All Senior Instructors are full time instructors, says Montalte, dedicated to AFIT and its core focus of training ...

Fenwal to Host Webinar on the Safety of 2-Unit Red Cell Collections From Young Donors

...ing of Fenwal Laboratories. Fenwal developed the first flexible, disposable container for blood collection, eliminating complications associated with glass containers and allowing blood to be separated into therapeutic components. Today, the company's products and advanced collection and separation techno...

New research discovers link between smoking and brain damage

...tobacco causes neuroinflammation" said Ghosh. To prove if such a link exists the team conducted two types of tests, one outside of a living host in glass and one in laboratory mice. The team used blot analysis techniques which showed that the introduction of NNK resulted in a clear increase in proinflam...

Winner Medical to Benefit From the Increase of Tax Rebate Rate for Exports From China

...ressing products, and also some types of medical equipment will increase from 13% to 15%; the tax rebate rate for exports of the Company's plastic and glass products will increase from 11% to 13%. About Winner Medical Winner Medical is a leading manufacturer in the medical dressing industry ...
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