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

NEW YORK, Aug.4 /PRNewswire/ --Dermatologists from around the world gathered last week in Boston, MA to attend the Amercan Academy of Dermatology's summer meeting, where Melanoma was a hot topic of discussion. While there were various symposia discussions on the subject, the underlying ...

AquaHydrate, First High Performance Sports Water, Targets So Cal Sports Market With Summer Event Support

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- AquaHydrate, the first high-performance sports water , is targeting the Southern California sports market through its support of a variety of major sporting events throughout the late summer and fall. AquaHydrate is desi...

Leading Boston Dermatologist Performs Live Artefill Patient Demonstration at American Academy of Dermatology Summer Meeting

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- SkinCare Physicians today announced that Emmy M. Graber, M.D., FAAD, conducted a live Artefill patient demonstration at the American Academy of Dermatology Summer Meeting in Boston. Artefill is the first and only FDA-approved microsphere-...

Patients Issue Summer Call to Action: 'We Need You to Donate Blood -- NOW'

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Three New York Blood Center (NYBC) patients are taking to the airwaves to recruit new blood donors, and encourage existing blood donors to donate blood NOW. Demand for blood has been very high this summer from the 200 hospitals served by NYBC and its regional...

The San Francisco SPCA Launches Online Guide for Summer Pet Health & Safety

SAN FRANCISCO, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Francisco SPCA ( www.sfspca.org ), the city's leading privately supported, non-profit animal welfare organization, has launched its online guide for summer health and safety. Whether traveling out of town or staying ...

American Academy of Dermatology to Hold Summer Scientific Meeting in Boston

BOSTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Dermatology will hold the Summer Academy Meeting 2009, its annual summer scientific meeting, in Boston, July 29 - August 2, at the Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston Street. Anticipated attendance is more than 4,000. ...

This Summer is an Ideal Time for Commercial Real Estate Lease Renewal

International Tenant Representative Alliance announces a summertime bonanza for companies threatened by the current economy: Vast amounts of vacancies and subleases are driving down initial rents and lease renewals. (PRWEB) July 29, 2009 -- According to Ross Selinger, V...

Must-Haves for Your Summer Vacation Bag

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- With summertime in full swing, vacationers are packing their bags for the nearest beaches, parks and poolside locations. Spending an increased amount of time outdoors is common during the summer months, but before you start soaking up those r...

H1N1 'Swine Flu' Leads to Cancellation of HIV/AIDS Summer Camp. One Heartland Announces Campaign to Fund Alternative Camp Session for 82 Children.

WILLOW RIVER, Minn., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- One Heartland recently notified 82 children affected by HIV/AIDS and poverty just hours before they were scheduled to travel to Willow River, Minnesota that their camp session was cancelled. The session, part of the organization's Camp He...

May Institute, National Autism Center, and Automoblox Launch 'Cars for Classrooms' Summer Charitable Campaign to Benefit Children with Autism

Award-winning car toys offer schools innovative teaching tool for children with autism RANDOLPH, Mass., July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- May Institute, the National Autism Center, and Automoblox are proud to announce the launch of "Cars for Classrooms," a unique summer chari...

Amgen Scholars Discover Their Potential During Summer Science Research Program and National Symposium

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- From July 18-20, more than 260 of the country's brightest undergraduate students met at UCLA for the third annual Amgen Scholars U.S. Symposium designed to bring together program participants and help them apply their science ...

Guard Against Swine Flu at Summer Camp

Before sending off your kids, take some precautions, expert says SATURDAY, July 18 (HealthDay News) -- As children head off to summer camp, many parents are concerned about the risk for swine flu. To protect kids from the H1N1 virus when they're at camp, Dr. Jeffrey Boscamp, a ped...

Hartford's Camp Courant Gets a 'Brick' Up on Summer Thanks to $100,000 Grant From The LEGO(R) Children's Fund

HARTFORD, Conn., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The 1,200 Hartford area children who attend Camp Courant this summer have more opportunities for hands-on, minds-on exploration and fun thanks to a $100,000 grant received from the LEGO(R) Children's Fund. Issued earlier this year, the m...

Fitness Gurus Warn Women Not To Give Up On Their Diet Just Because Summer Has Arrived

Size 2 for Life authors advise that Summertime can be the best time to shed those unwanted pounds. Newport Beach, Calif. (PRWEB) July 16, 2009 -- Fitness expert Ashley Marriott and Marc L. Paulsen, MD want women to know that Summertime is the time when a women's body is...

Show Your Best Summer Skin

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- After a long winter spent inside, most people can't wait to pack away their winter clothes and get outdoors. As the temperatures begin to rise and tanks and shorts are worked into our everyday attire, exposing healthy, beautiful skin is top of mind. With...

Wayne County Community College District's Downtown Campus Presents the 2nd Annual Summer Safety Fair

DETROIT, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wayne County Community College District's (WCCCD) Continuing Education Division presents the 2nd Annual Summer Safety Fair. This event will be held on Friday, June 26, 2009, from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., at the WCCCD Downtown Campus, located at 1001 W. Fort Stree...

Camp Promise Rallies To Provide Massachusetts Children With Alternative To MDA Canceled Summer Camp

Camp Promise to Provide Second Chance at Summer Recreation for Children with Muscular Dystrophy Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 25, 2009 -- In immediate response to the Muscular Dystrophy Association's decision to cancel the remainder of its annual summer camp program due to th...

First Day of Summer Has Come: Enjoy the Summer Sunshine Without Putting Yourself at Risk

MILLBURN, N.J., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- This week marks the official start of summer. People everywhere will be shedding their spring raincoats and spending time outdoors in the sun's rays. But, before basking in all the sunshine, it's important to practice skin sun safety. MoleSafe, ( www.mol...

Summer is Here! Top Five Tips for Making Your Child's Summer Eating Habits Healthier

Health expert and registered dietitian provides pointers for better food choices for kids WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- At the first sign of summer, children dive into the pool, head to the park, and grab food on the way out. In doing so, they may also leave nutrition behind; nutrition...

Courage Camps Maintain Summer Camp Schedule for Children and Adults With Disabilities

MINNEAPOLIS, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Courage Center's two camps, Camp Courage in Maple Lake and Courage North near Itasca State Park, will maintain its summer camp schedule for people with disabilities. A recent Muscular Dystrophy camp held at Camp Courage included 10 participants (camper...

Last Day of Special Olympics Minnesota's 2009 Summer Games

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar to visit Healthy Athletes Village and hand out awards MINNEAPOLIS, June 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today is the last day to catch Summer Games action at the University of Minnesota ! U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar will visit Healthy Athletes Village today from 9:30-...

MDA Cancels Remainder of Nationwide Summer Camp Program to Protect Children From Swine Flu

TUCSON, Ariz., June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Due to overriding concern for the health and safety of Jerry's Kids, the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) announced today that it is immediately canceling the remainder of its annual summer camp program because of the H1N1 virus. "These ch...

Special Olympics Minnesota's 2009 Summer Games Continue

Former Minnesota Vikings to visit Olympic Town MINNEAPOLIS, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Track and field events continue today at the University of Minnesota's Bierman Athletics Complex (corner of 15th Avenue SE and 5th Street SE) from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Between competitions, athle...

ZoneDiet.com Survey Reveals That Body Insecurity Prevents Nearly Half (49%) of Americans From Engaging in Summer Activities

Zone Diet makes it easy for men and women to achieve a healthy balance and enjoy the outdoors DANVERS, Mass., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- If you've thought twice about attending a pool party because of the swimsuit requirement, you're not alone. A new survey from ZoneDiet.com reveals that 70...

Scots Men Get the Issue of Moobs Off Their Chests in Time for Summer - Male Surgery in Scotland Sees 80 Per Cent Growth

Transform Cosmetic Surgery Group has revealed that despite the drooping economy Scots men are opting to perk themselves up this summer by booking in for moob removal surgery and finally getting their insecurities off their chests. GLASGOW, Scotland, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Transform Cosmetic ...

As the Summer 'Shower Season' Kicks Off, Suave(R) Skin Reminds Moms Everywhere to 'Shower Yourself Beautiful'

Suave(R) Skin Teams up with Celeb Mom Holly Robinson Peete to Encourage Moms to Shower Themselves with Small Indulgences ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The month of April is known for its rain showers, but June hails as the start of a whole new "Shower Season." While expect...

Amira Pharmaceuticals to Present Preclinical Data from LPA1 Receptor Antagonist Program at FASEB Summer Research Conference

SAN DIEGO, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Amira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that it will present preclinical data from its LPA1 receptor antagonist program on June 30, 2009 at the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) Summer Research Conference in Carefree, Arizona...

The Headwear Association Kicks Off the Beginning of Summer With a National Public Awareness Campaign - Hat Day in the Sun

Thousands of free hats will be distributed to promote the benefit of wearing the right hat to protect against the harmful rays of the sun CHICAGO, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- With 90 percent of all skin cancers caused by sun exposure, The Headwear Association (THA) is once again launc...

Swim Yourself Slim This Summer With AXA PPP Healthcare's Nutrition and Fitness Expert Guide

Expert Advice on Getting the Most Out of Swimming GLASGOW, Scotland, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Swimming is officially the most popular participation sport in the country*, and with new national initiatives 'Learn to Swim' and 'Free Swimming', there has never been a better time for people to vis...

2009 Special Olympics Minnesota Summer Games

More than 1,100 athletes to compete June 18-20 at the University of Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 1,100 Special Olympics athletes from across Minnesota will compete at the 2009 Summer Games June 18-20. One of five state Special Olympics Minnesota competi...

Our Communities' Blood Supply Faces Summer Challenges

NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC) and its divisions in Manhattan, Long Island, Hudson Valley, Brooklyn/Staten Island, and New Jersey are facing three big challenges this season to maintain an adequate and safe blood supply for hospital patients, including: ...

Medical, Insurance, Automotive and Safety Groups Call on Congress to Make This the "Last Deadly Summer for Teens" by Swiftly Passing Federal Teen Driving Safety Bill

Motor vehicle crashes are #1 killer of nation's teens; During summer months a disproportionate number of teens die in crashes. WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During this high school graduation season and at the start of the most dangerous road-travel season for teens on the nat...

Gaia Herbs Announces Annual Summer Solstice Open House

BREVARD, N.C., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaia Herbs, the Transylvania County-based grower and manufacturer of organic botanical medicines, welcomes the public to their 2nd annual Summer Solstice Open House, Saturday June 20th, from 10 am - 4 pm. Public tours are being offered at the pristine 250-acr...

Argonne Anti-Jet-Lag Diet Helps Summer Travelers Beat Jet Lag

As the summer travel season begins, many vacation and business travelers will beat jet lag with the Anti-Jet-Lag Diet developed at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory. Argonne, Ill. (Vocus) June 1, 2009 -- As the summer travel season begins, many...

Get Sexy Summer Legs From Renaissance Laser and Vein Institute (laserandveinclinic.com) Courtesy of Your Health Insurance

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Though most people are pulling back on cosmetic procedures during the recession, the exception to the rule is insurance-covered treatments, like laser vein removal . Unfortunately, most people who need to have their varicose veins removed do not eve...

Fighting Preventable Cancers: Texas Oncology Encourages a Healthy Summer Lifestyle

With the recent news that one in three common cancers may be preventable, adopting a healthy lifestyle is more important than ever. Texans may find it is easier in summer to change their lifestyles than during busier times of the year. Texas Oncology suggests four simple steps to improve overall ...

Protect Your Kids' Hearts: Summer Activity Can Trigger Genetic Disorder, Say Results for Life, Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Before your kids are out the schoolroom door and off to the pool or baseball field this summer, take a few preventive steps to help protect their hearts. Prevention may be as simple as making sure children eat nutritious meals, exercise, stay away...

Don't Let Your Summer Vacation Be Threatened by 'Guilty Vacation Syndrome'

Study Shows 90 Percent of People Have It, New Malady Can Be Cured WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The symptoms often go undetected. They are mistaken for other, less serious ailments. But thanks to a new initiative conducted by the American Resort Development Association (ARDA),...

Travel Bed Bug Kit Available for 2009 Summer Travel Season

PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Bell Environmental Services (BES) , a full-service pest management company in the New York Metropolitan area, is offering a travel bed bug kit to help abate the bed bug problem for families traveling this summer, business travelers and anyone traveling awa...

Resolve Hard Cuticles this Summer with Barielle Hand Cream

Barielle is your Summer Savior for Resolving Hard Cuticles. Barielle's hand cream and nail care products will leave you with a healthy glow this summer. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 14, 2009 -- Pretty pedicures aren't the only summer necessity! Polish off your look from hea...
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