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FDA Calls for Stricter Controls on Mercury Fillings

...maternal dental amalgam fillings put infants at risk." Dental amalgam contains elemental mercury combined with other metals such as silver, copper, tin and zinc. The fillings, about 50 percent mercury, have been used for generations to stabilize decaying teeth. Dental experts contend that when mercury...

DEP Asks Pennsylvanians to Help Battle West Nile Virus

...since 2003, when West Nile virus was identified in late April of that year. Tips to eliminate standing water include: Throw away tin cans, plastic containers, ceramic pots or similar water--holding containers that have accumulated on property. Pay special attention to disca...

PA's First West Nile Positive Sample of 2009 Discovered in York County

...nate those breeding areas and reduce your chances of contracting the virus." Tips to eliminate standing water include: Throw away tin cans, plastic containers, ceramic pots or similar water--holding containers that have accumulated on property. Pay special attention to discar...

New Class of Sports Nutrition Product Launched

...ncreasing popularity. It is available in two flavors: Mega Mint and Tropical Storm (pineapple/coconut). The mints are packed in a convenient-to-carry tin with a hinged lid and contain 4 servings of 8 mints each (32 mints). Athletes of all ages have given the new product a thumbs-up and are calling it a ...

Immtech to Reorganize Research and Development Operations

...Chief Executive Officer. In March 2009, Immtech announced an investment in Gold Avenue Ltd., a privately-held Hong Kong company with interests in tin production in China. The Company recently signed a memorandum of understanding to explore development of strategic business alliances with Beijing Ph...

Amalgam fillings are safe, but skeptics still claim controversy, researcher says

...and air, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. To create a dental filling, liquid mercury dissolves and reacts with a powder of silver, tin and copper, forming a compound that contains no free mercury. "Anti-amalgam activists say mercury is soaked into metal powder, like water into a spong...

Weaver Popcorn Company Issues a Nationwide Precautionary Voluntary Recall of 12 oz. (340g) Trail's End(R) Chocolatey Peanut Clusters

...z. (340g) Trail's End Chocolatey Peanut Clusters is one of five separately packaged products included in our Trail ' s End (R) Chocolate Lovers tin package. The remaining four separately packaged products are not subject to any recall. "Although we have not received a single health related c...

Ka-Boom!!!

...s. There had been some talk about what kind of damage the explosive representing this suicide bomber could do. Would it pop the ceiling open like a tin can? Would it split the bus in half? "3, 2, 1! Boom!!" Even behind a giant steel plate, the walls of the shelter shuddered. The screens flashe...

Wine.com Announces Voluntary Recall of Six Gift Baskets Containing Peanuts

... 5 oz tin with gold lid and ... 5 oz tin with gold lid and ... Peanuts, a 5 oz tin with gold ...

Georgia Metal Finisher Expands Despite Struggling Economy

...d even though the economy is weakening, our customer base remains strong." The company electroplates metals such as gold, silver, nickel, and tin on a variety of components for industries such as food manufacturing equipment, defense, electronics, motion control, consumer goods, automotive and m...

Seven Things that can Kill (or Severely Sicken) Your dog or cat this Holiday Season

...seen involving the Christmas tree are cats (mostly) and dogs consuming the tinsel. Besides the potential danger of absorbing the heavy metals on these tin or lead-coated tinsels, the biggest danger is them getting stuck in the pet's intestinal tract, causing what we veterinarians call an intestinal block...

Kidney Cars Celebrates America Recycles Day

...undation wants your car to be a statistic and join the thousands who have gone green for the cause. The foundation says that parting with your hunk of tin this fall can even earn you a pile of cash or the drive of your life. Give it up and you may hit the jackpot as the charity celebrates the 25th annive...

Fueling Kids for Sports

...tter, melted 1 large egg white 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup Sun-Maid Fruit Bits or Natural Raisins Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 12-cup muffin tin with muffin papers. Spread oats, nuts and seeds on a rimmed baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes or until fragrant and lightly toasted. Reduce oven temp...

Fairhope Vintners Offers First Release of Classically Styled Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Wines

... produced from 70% first-use, natural paper from sustainable foresting and 30% post-consumer. All materials including the natural cork, glass, paper, tin capsule and corrugated packaging are fully recyclable. Fairhope Vintners' offerings are the Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon (85% Cabernet Sauv...

PA's First West-Nile-Positive Mosquito of 2008 Season Discovered in Luzerne County

... Mosquitoes will develop in any standing water or puddle that lasts more than four days. Tips to eliminate standing water include: -- Throw away tin cans, plastic containers, ceramic pots or similar water-holding containers that have accumulated on property. -- Pay special attention to disca...

Toxic Neglect: Mutual Funds Opposing Shareholder Resolutions on Chemicals in Products Ignore Financial Risks to Shareholders

... toxics in consumer products. What's worse, many mutual funds also seem to be voting against their shareholders' health. Funds that continue to turn a tin ear towards toxics may find themselves losing market share in the very competitive mutual fund marketplace. For the full report, go to http://ieh...

Grant to study if early BPA exposure leads to late prostate cancer

...ng cancer." BPA is a key chemical in the production of polycarbonate plastic and epoxy resins and is found in products ranging from baby bottles to tin can linings. BPA may break down and leach into food or beverages when it is heated. More than a billion pounds of BPA is produced in the United States...

February 16th Is National Almond Day

...fornia is offering almond tins to consumers through their web site, http://www.AlmondsAreIn.com . Holding exactly one-ounce or about 23 almonds, this tin makes it easy to have a satisfying snack whenever and wherever. Share with your readers the many, many reasons to adore almonds this February and beyo...

Physics breakthroughs on tap at New Orleans conference

...buse all have at least one thing in common: theyre among the unusual topics in materials physics being addressed at this years APS annual meeting. tin buckyballs may not sound as elegant as their gold cousins, but they are likely to result in new materials with unusual properties that the gold versio...

Beating to the Drum of Safe Sex

...power of music and pop culture. Each kit contains two Lifestyles(R) condoms, lubricant, and an STD resource card -- packaged inside a discreet metal tin with Marky Ramone emblem printed on the front with a tagline that says "Too Tuff To Break". The kit was produced in partnership with Minneapolis-based...

Amalgam Fillings Don't Affect Children's Brain Development, Says Study in ADA Journal

...eurological effects of dental amalgam tooth restorations. Dental amalgam contains elemental mercury combined with other metals such as silver, copper, tin and zinc to form a safe, stable alloy. Dental amalgam has been used for generations to fill decayed teeth that might otherwise have been lost. Beg...

Amalgam fillings don't affect children's brain development, says study in ADA Journal

...eurological effects of dental amalgam tooth restorations. Dental amalgam contains elemental mercury combined with other metals such as silver, copper, tin and zinc to form a safe, stable alloy. Dental amalgam has been used for generations to fill decayed teeth that might otherwise have been lost. Beginn...

ADA Updates Environmental Recommendations for Handling Waste

...table including them in our best management practice recommendations." Dental amalgam is a silver-colored alloy made from mercury, silver, copper and tin that dentists have used for generations to fill decayed teeth. Once the most commonly used filling material, it has been surpassed in popularity by to...

ADA Calls for Scientifically Accurate Patient Brochure Explaining Filling Choices

... The ADA particularly wants patients to have accurate information about dental amalgam, a silver-colored alloy made from mercury, silver, copper and tin that dentists have used for generations to fill decayed teeth. Once the most commonly used filling material, it has been surpassed in popularity by to...

Mercury in Antiques can Pose a Hazard - Study

... antiques, for some could carry in them mercury, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns. Mirrors can be backed with mercury and tin ; Clock pendulums might be weighted with embedded vials of mercury; and barometers, thermometers and lamps may have mercury in their bases for ballast...

Japanese Expedition Clears Half Ton of Garbage from Mt. Everest

...Camp at 6,400 metres and hauled it down the mountain to base camp located at 5,200 metres," Noguchi told reporters. "The garbage we collected includes tin cans, old tents, old food, medicines and other trash." He added some of the item he collected would be displayed in Japan to raise awarenes...

Rescheduled: Aerial Mosquito Treatment for Philadelphia

...vania this year. Individuals can take a number of measures around the home to help eliminate mosquito-breeding areas, including: -- Dispose of tin cans, plastic containers, ceramic pots or similar water-holding containers that have collected on your property. -- Pay attention to discarded tir...

New Invention to Detect Blood Clots

...e the human life. This portable infrascanner makes possible speedy identification of bleeding in the head. This small device, just the size of a tin can is held near the patient’s skull. In seconds it sends readings to the PDA or handheld computer wirelessly. It uses infrared light beams which ente...

Worlds first mobile light surgery

...ght, the light from the cell phones was good enough for us to remove the baby from his mother before our backup generator brought the light on again,' tin said. Both the mother and baby boy are in good conditions and will be released from the hospital shortly. Source-IANS R.S ...

Synthetic Chemicals May Trigger Breast Cancer

...er is, bisphenol A, which is present in CD cases, lunchboxes, sunglasses, water bottles and babies' bottles, and also in the plastic lining within the tin cans and food packaging. Bisphenol A comprises of many plastics, which forms a part of more than 50% of food cans in British Supermarkets. Other chemi...

Jackie Chan in Anti-bird flu Advertisement

...m different countries and some colorful origami birds urging children to stay away from dead birds. In the advertisement shot in English at Sha tin Junior School in May, the film star and martial arts expert who is goodwill ambassador for the United Nations children's fund Unicef, urges the youngs...

Ideal Vitamin D Intake

...icians of Canada, said that diet alone cannot provide the required quantity of Vitamin D, "You would need to drink three big glasses of milk and eat a tin of sardines every day to get adequate vitamin D," she said. "Fortification is the way to go. We need to get vitamin D into the food the people actuall...
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