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Tanning Chain Offers Tips for Effective Indoor and Outdoor Exposure

FENTON, Mo., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- As appealing as a day bronzing on the beach may be, it's important to understand the short and long term effects UV rays can have on your skin. "There's been much debate over the 'right' amount of UV exposure but despite statistics, many people still want...

American Academy of Dermatology Association Commends Texas for Enacting the Most Restrictive Indoor Tanning Law in the Country

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Texas Governor Rick Perry signed a bill into law that will prohibit the use of indoor tanning devices for all Texans under the age of 16.5 and will require in-person parental consent for those between the ages of 16.5 and 18. "The Ame...

ICM Controls' Award-Winning Comfort Control Center Improves Comfort and Indoor Air Quality While Lowering Energy Costs

Helps Remove Excess Moisture for Increased Comfort, Reduced Risk of Mold (PRWEB) June 22, 2009 -- ICM Controls, a leader in the manufacture and supply of electronic controls to the HVACR industry, introduces its multi award-winning CC750 Comfort Control Center, an adv...

Parata Earns Pharmacy Industry's First-Ever GREENGUARD Certification for Indoor Air Quality

Parata adds "Air of Distinction" to its Dispensing Safety Credentials ATLANTA, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The GREENGUARD Environmental Institute announced today it has granted the first-ever GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certification for pharmacy automation equipment to Parata(R) Syst...

Your Home May Be Harming You: Environmental Protection Agency States Indoor Environments Are 5-20 Times More Polluted Than Outdoors

AIRMD Advises Homeowners and Businesses to Test For Indoor Air Quality to Create Better Health BOCA RATON, Fla., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent report, the Florida Department of Health has received many complaints from homeowners throughout the state of Florida stating the drywall in t...

Can a New Green Product Made From Recycled Plastic Soda Bottles Provide Cleaner Indoor Air and a Healthier Home?

Made in the USA from recycled plastic bottles, the new Airnamic Green from Alen Corp. is an economical new green home product that effectively removes dust, pet dander, grass and tree pollen, mold spores and other allergens from indoor air. This healthful and inventive use of plastic drink bottle...

Honeywell Home Comfort Products' Second Annual 'National Care About Your Indoor Air' Month

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout February, Kaz, Inc., the makers of Honeywell Home Comfort Products, is marking its second annual "National Care About Your Indoor Air" month. In partnership with other organizations such as the National Parent Teacher Organization and the Hea...

American Academy of Dermatology Issues Statement on FDA Report to Congress About Labeling Information on Indoor Tanning Devices

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) today issued a statement in response to the Food and Drug Administration's Report to Congress about labeling information on the relationship between the use of indoor tanning devices and development of skin can...

Laws Governing Indoor Tanning by Teens Don't Work

Study says lax enforcement probably to blame; experts cite risk of skin cancer MONDAY, Dec. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Policies enacted by states to restrict and limit indoor tanning by children under 18 aren't working, cancer researchers report. That's a worrisome trend, because ultravi...

State policies have little effect on reducing minors' indoor tanning use

A new analysis finds that state policies meant to limit minors' indoor tanning use have had little effect. Published in the January 15, 2009 issue of CANCER , a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the study indicates that additional efforts are needed to reduce indoor tanning us...

Global Ride Tours Best 12 Cities for SPINNING(R) or Indoor Cycling

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Ride will travel nationwide to ten top locations for Indoor Cycling / Spinning(R) to promote the upcoming launch of a new line of innovative cycling training DVDs. The DVDs utilize first-person cycling perspectives, upbeat licensed music, and a unique ap...

For the First Time this Winter Consumers Have an Electronic Green Solution that Eliminates 99.97 Percent of Indoor Air Pollution

The new Paralda has an advanced HEPA filter lasting 6-9 months with continuous daily use and an air cleaning efficiency rate of 99.97% - including a UV lamp life that kills airborne bacteria and viruses. It is the only air purifier available in the United States made with absolutely no lead compo...

PA Department of Health Reminds Businesses to Prepare to Implement Clean Indoor Air Act

New Law Takes Effect Sept. 11; Online Resources and Helpline Now Available HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the Sept. 11 effective date of Pennsylvania's Clean Indoor Air Act fast approaching, the Department of Health is reminding businesses about online resources to ...

Experimental Apartment in Beijing Achieves 99% Purity of Indoor Air

BEIJING, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Two indoor air quality (IAQ) experts who are in China to work with athletes during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games announced today that they have achieved up to 99% purity of the indoor air in their Beijing apartment. They installed specialized ultra-high effici...

New Research on Genetic Changes in Melanomas and Teens' Use of Indoor Tanning Could Lead to Better Prevention and Treatment Strategies

CHICAGO, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, accounts for more than 75 percent of all skin cancer deaths. Despite repeated health warnings based on proven science that overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) light is the most preventable cause of all skin cancers, ...

Poor Indoor Air Quality Can Be Excellent Headache Trigger

DUCTZ offers advice in recognition of National Headache Awareness Week ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the National Headache Foundation (NHF), the first week in June is Headache Awareness Week, and DUCTZ Indoor Air Professionals, the nation's leading air duct cleaning bu...

Studies Find Poor Indoor Air Quality Can Lead to Major Health Problems

Air Cleaners Proven to Protect and Even Improve Health MADISON, Wis., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The air in American homes is increasingly contaminated and polluted, and now studies have linked poor indoor air quality to the dramatic rise in not only allergy and asthma symptoms but also a...

National Indoor Comfort Week - A Breath of Fresh Air for Allergy Sufferers

Local HVAC company provides tips for improving indoor air quality COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of National Indoor Comfort Week, Atlas Butler Heating and Cooling is encouraging Central Ohioans to take steps to ensure the air in their homes and offices is free of ha...

Purdue lab works to improve conditions at indoor swimming pools

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Researchers at Purdue University have determined how certain airborne contaminants are created when chlorine reacts with sweat and urine in indoor swimming pools, a step toward learning how to reduce the formation of "volatile disinfection byproducts" that cause respiratory ...

February is Designated as 'National Care About Your Indoor Air' Month

Annual Event Brings Leading Clean Indoor Air and Health Advocates Together to Educate Consumers about Improving Poor Indoor Air Quality SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Most Americans are aware of the dangers of outdoor air pollution. But did you know the Environmental Protectio...

Classifying indoor tanning behaviors can help physicians tailor prevention messages

Identifying indoor tanning behavior patterns can help physicians tailor prevention messages, according to a report in the December issue of Archives of Dermatology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Nearly 2 million Americans tan indoors each day, with the number of individual users in the Uni...

Poor indoor air quality means poorer health for patients with COPD

Poor indoor air quality can significantly worsen health problems in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), according to researchers in Scotland. High concentrations of fine particulate pollutionthe type of pollution associated with secondhand smoke and, in developing countries,...

Ban Smoking Indoor Workplaces and China Cause for Concern WHO

The World Health Organisation has called for stringent regulations on smoking in public places . Given the scale of danger awaiting the community from smokers, all member countries should ban smoking at indoor workplaces and in public buildings. 'The evidence is clear. There is no safe leve...

Global Momentum for Smoke-Free Indoor Environments at Tipping Point

Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and the Association of European Cancer Leagues describe the growing momentum for //indoor smoking bans in countries across the globe. They identify Ireland’s pioneering 2004 comprehensive indoor smoking ban as a likely tipping point for fu...

AAD Warns Against Indoor Tanning for the Holiday Season

As the holidays approach, many people are worried about looking their best for upcoming events and warm-weather getaways. Unfortunately, for many people, looking tan is an// important part of that. According to a survey conducted by the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy), 69 percent of male ...

Use Of Indoor Swimming Pools Linked To Development Of Asthma In Children

A new research suggests that children who use an indoor swimming pool may be at increased risk of developing asthma.// The study by the Belgian researchers of the Catholic University of Louvain, which appears in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, has found that the rates of childhood as...

Germany could start indoor poultry to avoid bird flu infection

Germany would be taking strict control measures to avoid infected poultry entering Germany from Turkey has there is a wide spread of bird flu infection Turkish poultry// reported Germany Agricultural Minster Horst Seehofer. World Health Organization has also asked Germany to take stringent me...

Feline Pine Announces National 'Take Your Cat to the Vet Day' August 22

...r from Dr. Gaspar that will alert them to call and schedule a regular check-up appointment with their veterinarian. The reminder is for owners of both indoor and outdoor cats. According to the Feline Pine survey of cat owners, more than one-third of respondents believed that their cats do not need vaccinati...

New Analysis: Women of Low Socio-Economic Status Face Unique Challenges Related to Smoking, Smoking Ban Policies

...unterparts. The women had similar rates of smoke-free policies at home and indoor work across educational status. However, lower-educated women reported greater smoke exposure at home or indoor work, despite similar high rates of knowledge about the health consequences...

Muskogee Community Hospital Adopts Steril-Aire UVC Lights for Infection Control, Green Benefits

...y. Steril-Aire devices use high output UVC energy to eradicate airborne viruses and bacteria as well as surface biofilm/mold and pathogens, to improve indoor air quality and reduce hospital acquired infections. "We are hopeful that UVC technology will help us to record some of the lowest infection r...

Aurora St. Luke's Healing Garden Earns LEED Certification

...only helps reduce existing runoff and prevents the soil in the planters from eroding, but it also can help eliminate heat absorption. In the indoor conservatory, special ultraviolet lights within the HVAC system protect against microorganisms. This also keeps components clean to reduce energy and ...

Indoor Tanning Association Fights Back Against Media Hype over Tanning Beds

...WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The indoor Tanning Association will run a full-page ad in tom...nning beds as a "Group 1" carcinogen. "The indoor Tanning Association will not stand by and allow so...ting the risks associated with tanning beds," said indoor Tanning Association President, Dan Humiston. ...

American Academy of Dermatology Commends Reclassification of Tanning Beds as Carcinogenic

...arch on Cancer (IARC) for its re-categorization of indoor tanning devices as carcinogenic to humans. This classification places indoor tanning in the highest cancer risk category afford... and other forms of ultraviolet radiation, such as indoor tanning, is the solution," said dermatologist Davi...

Tanning Beds Now Listed as Top Cancer Risk

...s them at such a young age. Reaching consumers who use tanning beds has been an ongoing concern for the ASDS. In fact, the ASDS has supported the 27 indoor tanning bills introduced this year that will prohibit teens younger than 18 years old from using tanning beds." In an effort to steer teens and...

Tickets on Sale Now for World-Renowned 'Bodies...The Exhibition' At Mall of America(R)

...nd entertainment complex. At 4.2 million square feet, MOA(R) is home to more than 520 world-class shops; Nickelodeon Universe(R), the nation's largest indoor family amusement park; Underwater Adventures(R) Aquarium, a 1.2 million gallon walk-through aquarium; Moose Mountain Adventure Golf; Theatres at Mall ...

Tanning Beds Get Highest Carcinogen Rating

...gory as sunlight is hardly newsworthy," said Dan Humiston, president of the indoor Tanning Association (ITA). "The UV light from a tanning bed is equivalent t...e University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.; Dan Humiston, president, indoor Tanning Association; August 2009, The Lancet Oncology ...

Bad Air Day Alert: Outdoor Air Pollutants at High Level

...ay." But, we also need to pay attention to indoor air quality as well. Although there is the potent...n HGTV's House Detective . According to the EPA, indoor levels of some pollutants may be two to five times...ontrol, Change, Close and Clean - to help reduce indoor air pollutants." CONTROL or limit...

Survey Finds 64% of Americans Unaware Sunscreen Inhibits Vitamin D Production

...lic obtain vitamin D from nutritional sources and dietary supplements, and not from unprotected exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun or indoor tanning devises, as UV radiation is a known risk factor for the development of skin cancer. (1) For optimal health, regular sunscreen users sho...

Giant Bud Banner Half the Size of Football Field Flies Sunday Protesting Hydroponics Industry Cartel Monopoly that's Harming California's Medical Marijuana Patients

... With Giant MARIJUANA BUD to Protest San Francisco indoor Gardening Expo Censorship that's Hurting Medical M...co is playing host to the 6th annual San Francisco indoor Gardening Expo, but this year's Expo will be greet...fternoon, July 26th. This year's San Francisco indoor Gardening Expo promoted by Maximum Yield Magazine ...

Jarrow Formulas' Coconut Oil Customer Celebrates 100th Birthday!

...w Formulas' coconut oil is organic and made from the fresh flesh of the coconut palm fruit. It is 100% unrefined and expeller pressed in a controlled, indoor environment … a special process that uses no artificial solvents. It can also be used for cooking and baking. Known as a highly nutritious ...
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