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2009 Houston Juneteenth Multicultural Health Festival Becomes Largest Health Event in Texas: Festival Moves Indoors to the Cool George R. Brown

HOUSTON, June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Houston and its Department of Health and Human Services joins the United Health Group's 3rd Annual Houston Juneteenth Multicultural Health Festival (HJMHF) on Saturday, June 13th to promote its MAN UP Initiative. The Festival moves indoors to the George ...

Teens cool off from sports with each succeeding winter

This release is available in French . Montreal, March 31, 2009 Although winter's grasp has subsided to spring, its effects could have a long term impact on the exercise patterns of teenagers. According to a five-year study published in the Annals of Epidemiology , while teens are generall...

'Linking Up the Cold Chain' is Focus of The JoC Conferences' First Cool Cargoes Conference, May 12-13, in Portland, Oregon

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Journal of Commerce Conferences' inaugural Cool Cargoes Conference ( http://www.joc.com/conferences/CoolCargoes/ ) will take place May 12 and 13, 2009, at The Nines Hotel in Portland, Oregon. The theme of the event is "Linking Up the Cold Chain," and Pac...

Flavor and Function Are a Hot Match in 2009... Located In a Cool Place

Healthy, Balanced Living Made Easy and Delicious with New Yoplait Yo-Plus Blueberry Acai Yogurt with Live and Active Probiotic Cultures MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Probiotics, a hot food trend for 2009, joins forces with the latest flavor craze in the launch of Yoplait's new Yo-Plus B...

Keep Your Cool and Sanity This Summer!

With 94 Percent of Families Participating in Outdoor Activities, OFF!(R) Finds Ways to Keep Your Family Protected, Your Beauty Routine Uninterrupted, and Your Outdoor Entertainment Flawless RACINE, Wis., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans sure do know how to make the most out of thei...

10 Ways to Stay Cool This Summer With Hot Spa Products and Treatments

LEXINGTON, Ky., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- If the thought of baring your pasty, dry, winter skin makes you feel more than a little apprehensive leading spa professionals from the International SPA Association have you covered with some of the best new products, treatments and services just in time...

Better access to cool caps improves outcomes, lowers cost of treating asphyxia in newborns

BOSTON, Jan. 7, 2008 When newborns suffering from a form of asphyxia at birth have better access to head cooling devices, fewer will face a lifetime of debilitating and costly health complications, according to researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). The findings, which ap...

School is Cool for Asthma Patients of All Ages

Asthma Foundation Applauds Patient Education In New National Guidelines WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 20 million American children and adults with asthma are getting a back-to-school boost from the new asthma care guidelines announced recently by U.S. health offic...

Winter Workouts Are Cool

Tips on having fun, staying fit in the snowy season SATURDAY, Jan. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Outdoor exercise in the winter can be wonderful as long as you take a few simple precautions, says the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA). The group offers some tips on how to stay a...

Studies' message to women: Keep your cool

New Haven, Conn.-Whether you are running for president or looking for a clerical job, you cannot afford to get angry if you are a woman, Yale University psychologist Victoria Brescoll has found. Brescoll and Eric Uhlmann at Northwestern University recently completed three separate studies to ex...

Hot Tips for Keeping Your PC Cool in Summer

Computers hate summer. That's because it comes with a computer's worst enemy: heat . Too much heat can cause hard drives to fail prematurely and entire systems to become slower and less stable. A hot day combined with inadequate or malfunctioning cooling inside a PC can, in fact, spell the ...

Keep a Cool Head on Hot, Humid Days to Avoid Heat Stroke

Keeping cool on hot, humid summer days is good advice for more reasons than sheer comfort. It's vital for good health - even staying alive. That's the message from the Pennsylvania Medical Society, warning young and old alike that heat stroke is a deadly illness to be avoided at all costs - even i...

New 'green' Pyre to Cool Planet While Burning India's Dead

The average Indian may go through an entire life without contributing a huge amount to the world's production of greenhouse gases, but in death his carbon footprint jumps . Alarmed by the fuel-intensive nature of the funeral rites of Hindus who practice open-air cremation using firewood, an environ...

Large Fluid Intake Won’t Help to Keep Cool for Marathon Runner

Gulping down several litres of water to keep oneself cool may not be a best option, as large fluid intake won’t make much difference, warns scientists for marathon runners//. With today's temperatures expected to reach 19 degrees, the average runner will potentially lose almost a litre of sweat...

Fish Oils Supplements Could Cool Violent Children

Fish oil supplements could help cool and control the anger of children with behavioural problems, says a new study. Researchers studied behavioural // problems and emotional difficulties, including autism of 28 boys (10 to 16 years old) studying at Eaton Hall Special School in Norwich and found th...

Live Earth: How Global Warming Became Cool

Once embraced only by tree huggers but now by Madonna, Sting and other stars, global warming had a turbulent ride before being adopted as a celebrity campaign issue in Saturday's Live Earth concerts. For much of its history, climate change has faced indifference or ignorance, thanks mainly...

Alcohol may Help You to Be Cool

The link between alcohol and aggression is well known, but a new study has found that it's possible to calm aggressive persons under the influence if they're given a rewarding task that tests their powers of concentration. University of Kentucky psychologist Peter Giancola and stude...

Protecting Oceans is Important to Keeping Planet Cool

Increased protection for the world's oceans and coastal areas is a vital part of the fight against global warming and saving millions from disaster//, according to the IUCN World Conservation Union. 'Governments and the conservation community need to step up marine protection if we are to sup...

United Cargo Launches Temp Control Service

...main viable for use, Temp Control offers three temperature ranges to meet customers' specific shipping needs: Freeze (-10 degrees C to -20 degrees C), cool (+2 degrees C to +8 degrees C) and Ambient (+15 degrees C to +25 degrees C). United Cargo is working with Envirotainer, a provider of temperature-cont...

People Across the Country are Making The Switch!

... 100% juice, contains 100% of the RDA Vitamin C and is the equivalent of two fruit servings* , it lets consumers have a guilt free refreshment -- how cool is that?" enthuses Mottolese. In addition to adding more distributors and retailers, The Switch has been inundated with new flavor requests fro...

Photos: Don't Let Them See You Sweat This Summer

.... Sweat plays a critical role in keeping your body cool in hot temperatures. The key to keeping this inter...s. As the water evaporates the body will naturally cool down. Wear loose, lightweight natural fabri...picy foods and caffeinated beverages to help stay cool in the warmer weather. Knock out body odor:...

Fourth Annual Capitol Classic Bike Race for Autism Awareness

...efreshments including Jamba Juice 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Minnesota Twins TC Bear mascot 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Face painting, Balloons, moonwalk and cool clowns. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fun area featuring activities for all ages 10:45 a.m. Charity Fun Ride (all ages, abilities and disabilities) ...

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

...idespread trend of distraction and disposability in today's toy market by fusing healthy, old-school play benefits into a unique design system, with a cool factor that speaks to the current generation of kids," says Joe Barrett, CEO of Automoblox Company. "We were thrilled to discover the developmental be...

Cars Are No Place for Kids to Be Alone

...n that is red, hot and moist or dry, a lack of sweating, a strong rapid pulse or a slow weak pulse, nausea or acting strangely. In these cases, try to cool the child rapidly. If you are not in the habit of driving an infant or small child, experts recommend several strategies to remind you about your l...

Extreme Heat Causes Major Health Problems for Older Adults

... changes that happen as we age, older adults can't cool down as easily as others. The AGS' Foundati...mple. (Fans are not effective enough to adequately cool down the body during intense heat waves.) ...r yellow, the body needs more water. Take cool showers, baths, or sponge baths. Wear ligh...

Nationwide Heat Wave Finally Gives Way To Cooling Trend

...this summer. "Metromint is the perfect way to cool down during the hot summer months," said Scott Low...nated with a numerical chill factor. From quietly cool Chocolatemint (-2 degrees) to super cool Peppermint (-9 degrees), the chill factor is a com...

Wrigley Honored With '2009 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles' Award

...R), Starburst(R), Freedent(R), Hubba Bubba(R), Orbit(R), Excel(R), Creme Savers(R), Eclipse(R), Airwaves(R), Solano(R), Sugus(R), Lockets(R), P.K.(R), cool Air(R) and 5(R). Wrigley is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and operates as a subsidiary of Mars, Incorporated, based in McLean, Virginia. Mars i...

OptoElectronix Offers Lighting Manufacturers A Unique Integrated LED Light Engine With 1,000 Lumens Light Output

...engine that includes the LED, integrated power supply, thermal management, proprietary control circuitry, and optics. It is available in warm white or cool white light. Its fully integrated 120-volt power supply means installing a ULE4000 light fixture is as simple as connecting two leads and the ground w...

Domestic Violence Expert Comments on Chris Brown Plea Deal

... violence. More information is available at www.endabuse.org . In partnership with the Advertising Council, the FVPF has launched That's Not cool , a new campaign designed to help start a conversation among teens so they will connect the dots and recognize when controlling behavior becomes abuse...

Bicycle Helmet Laws For Kids Effective But Not Yet the Norm

... kids -- there is a tension between this healthy behavior and being seen as cool or acceptable by their peers. There is a challenge here for health care pro...ublic health officials to communicate that wearing a helmet is actually the cool thing to do besides being the healthy thing to do." The poll also find...

Brio Active Brings Whole Body Vibration Fitness to Cherry Hills Village

...alize specific strength training and recovery benefits in a reduced amount of exercise time; to warm up more quickly by increasing circulation; and to cool down and prepare for the next workout more effectively through increased circulation, which "flushes" the cellular system after a workout. As a result...

American Dental Hygienists' Association and Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc. Announce Honorees of HYGIENIST HERO(R) Recognition Program

...sh Rinse, LISTERINE(R) WHITENING(R) VIBRANT WHITE(TM) Pre-Brush Rinse, LISTERINE(R) WHITENING(R) Pen, LISTERINE(R) SMART RINSE(TM), LISTERINE(R) AGENT cool BLUE(R), REACH(R) toothbrushes, REACH(R) floss, and REMBRANDT(R) tooth whitening products. ...

Protect Your Pets During the Dog (and Cat) Days of Summer

...blue as shock sets in Seizures or coma occur as the brain overheats If you suspect your pet is suffering from heatstroke, cool your pet's head and body with room temperature water and take your pet to the veterinarian immediately. If left untreated, it can lead to prolonged ...

Cardium Receives Preliminary Notification of Inclusion in the Russell 3000(R) Index and Russell Global(R) Index

...erapies subsidiary is a San Diego-based medical technology company in the emerging field of temperature modulation therapy to rapidly and controllably cool the body in order to reduce cell death and damage following acute ischemic events such as cardiac arrest or stroke, and to potentially lessen or preve...

Man Discovers Cure for Excessive Sweating

...rshirts. When I was in my car (alone) I would hold up my arms, aligning them with the air conditioner vents, allowing cold air to flow up my sleeve to cool and dry my armpits. When sitting at my desk I tried to keep my arms away from my sides so that my shirt had less contact with my underarms and wouldn'...

SCAN Health Plan Arizona Encourages Sun Smarts and Plenty of Water for Seniors This Summer

...more easily. Dehydration can lead to confusion and falls. So keep plenty of cool water on hand and avoid beverages containing alcohol or caffeine. ...eep the thermostat set below 85 degrees and use personal or ceiling fans to cool the room. Protect against insect bites. Bugs are attracted to bri...

New Compact and Folding Reading Glasses from VisAcuity.com: Never Leave Home Without Them

...g reading glasses. Some of today's newest cool reading glasses feature folding or compact design,...for VisAcuity.com, the leading online boutique for cool reading glasses. "Our new compact and foldin...VisAcuity.com is the leading online boutique for cool designer reading glasses . The web site is operate...

Cardium Presents Gene Activated Matrix Technology and Update on Excellarate Clinical Development Program at ASGT Annual Meeting

...erapies subsidiary is a San Diego-based medical technology company in the emerging field of temperature modulation therapy to rapidly and controllably cool the body in order to reduce cell death and damage following acute ischemic events such as cardiac arrest or stroke, and to potentially lessen or preve...

To Be More Creative, Try Living Abroad

...ple an inventive edge FRIDAY, May 22 (HealthDay News) -- Students living abroad may get more out of the experience than a chance to visit cool museums and try new foods. New research suggests that living abroad sparks creativity. Students who had lived abroad were better able to solve test...

Artist Neera Dahiya Featured at Silent Auction Held During HealthCorps' Green Garden Gala

... for their contributions to the health and well being of American youth. The celebrity-studded event attracted such guests as Russell Simmons, LL cool J, Donna Karan, New York Governor David Paterson, Celebrity Chef Rocco DiSpirito, Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza, Dr. Michael Roizen of RealAge, Dr. Dea...
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