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Germs Hold Court in Sand Castles

It's safer to keep beach underfoot than to dig in it, survey finds TUESDAY, July 14 (HealthDay News) -- Beware of the dangers that lurk in sand castles, researchers warn. Scientists at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have ...

Sun, Sand and Smoke! A Bad Deal for New South Wales Women

A NSW government health report has proved the ill-effects of frequent basking in the sun, which is a significant cause of skin cancer. The report also established the// increase in lung cancer among NSW women due to smoking. The recent New South Wales Report has shown an increase in the numbe...

QLT Announces Second Quarter Results for 2009

... of our products and technologies (including Visudyne and our punctal plug technology) and the associated costs of these programs; the timing, expense sand uncertainty associated with the regulatory approval process for products; uncertainties regarding the impact of competitive products and pricing; risk...

Determining Insulin Pump Need for Diabetics

...evels, and prevention of long-term complications," sand said. Demands Patient Skills sand explained that a concern of health plans about ins...r boluses regularly for food intake and activity," sand said. "Besides, pumps aren't an excuse for dietary...

Get the Most Out of Your Run

...can Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society offers these tips on getting your running up to speed safely: Go shoe shopping. Running barefoot on the sand may sound great, but you should always wear shoes when jogging, Baumhauer said. Sneakers made for running protect the foot and ankle from rolling and ...

Physics research with atomic force microscope could lead to better health care

...e application of heat. In this case, heat functions like wind would on real sand dunes. The researchers investigated under which conditions the dune gets pu...ocities, we found that they would approach the velocities of shifting a big sand dune, just scaled down." ...

Living Healthily on Less

...istance. "People can go a long way doing push-ups, sit-ups and body weight squats," Esco said. Heavy cans of vegetables, bottles filled with water or sand and inexpensive elastic bands also can provide weight resistance. Purchase a physioball. "You can do all sorts of exercises with these balls: pus...

Before You Take the Plunge ... Kessler Offers 10 Important Tips on Water Safety

...ponds feet first to avoid injury. Never dive into the ocean. It's difficult to see what's under the surf, particularly sand bars. And tides constantly cause the ocean sands to shift. Even if areas are marked as being safe for diving, do not d...

'Navigaitor' Helps Patients Walk Again

...em will be programmed to give them a slight boost to start walking. There are also plans underway to teach patients how to walk over ice and on sand and to practice therapeutic walking in a real life environment, such as a living room with couches and a TV. In the months ahead, Dr. Fast will ...

For Men Over 50, Odds of Eye Discomfort Increases

...ation in the eyes, according to the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society. Some people with dry eye disease also say that it feels like they have sand or grit in their eye. While research has shown the condition is more common among women, about 1.68 million men over age 50 in the United States ha...

Pacific Shore Holdings, Inc. Launches Burner Balm a Revolutionary, Energy-Boosting, Appetite-Suppressing, Fat-Burning Lip Balm - Natural, Green and Cost-Effective - Featured on NBC's Today Show

...h protects the lips from the harsh effects of the Sun. PSH recently launched Burner Balm at an "American Idol-like" open call video shoot on the sand in Santa Monica, CA. Hundreds of models, actors, athletes and everyone in between took part in the kick-off of a worldwide search contest looking for...

Ophthonix Completes Series AA Financing at $25.9 Million

...industry-leading companies including AOL, Google, Compaq, Genentech, Hybritech, and Netscape. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is located at 2750 sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, phone: (650)233.2750, website: www.kpcb.com . About Gund Investment Corporation Gund Investment Corpor...

Consumer Reports Poll: Thirty-One Percent of Americans Never Use Sunscreen

... Forty-five percent of sunscreen users said they were "especially bothered" by getting sunscreen in their eyes, while 41 percent were bothered by sand sticking to their skin. Another issue was cost, which 40 percent of respondents cited as bothersome. About one-third of respondents were bothered by...

Report Finds Faith Organizations Building Community, Improving Health Through Healthy Foods

...yterian Church in downtown St. Paul, Minn., provides a weekly healthy community lunch program for members and the surrounding community. Upper sand Mountain Parish of northeastern Alabama operates a food pantry, community and church gardens, cannery and healthy eating education program. Bo...

Dermatologists Encourage People to Screen the One You Love for Skin Cancer

...ildren from sun exposure by playing in the shade, using protective clothing, and applying sunscreen. Use extra caution near water, snow and sand as they reflect the damaging rays of the sun which can increase your chance of sunburn. Get vitamin D safely through a healthy diet that ma...

Fleas and Ticks and Mosquitoes! Oh My!

...gainst parasites such as ticks, fleas, mosquitoes, sand flies, mites and lice that can transmit vector-bor... six common parasites -- fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, sand flies, mites and lice. Any of these parasites may...hat transmit West Nile virus; and repels and kills sand flies, lice and mites that may cause leishmaniasis...

SF Outdoor Workout Series: Definitely Not Your Typical Boot Camp!

...ies in fitness, wellness and functional daily living. In addition, the all encompassing workout includes everything from core stabilization drills and sand resistance training to obstacle and relay courses for total body strengthening. This series is a sure guarantee for any individual to improve their ...

Connecting the Dots: For the First Time a Safety Report Links Research on a Child's Development and the Risk of Unintentional Injury With Age-Appropriate Safety Recommendations

...afe places to play. Only allow your child to play on playgrounds with 12 inches of safe surfaces such as shredded rubber, hardwood fiber/mulch or fine sand below the equipment to create a softer landing in case of a fall. Install stair gates so your curious child will not fall down stairs, and sec...

Calling All Motorcyclists: 'Da' U.P. Ride For The Red' to Benefit Red Cross

.... Major sponsors making this event possible include baybank, DTE Energy, Walmart, Radio Results Network, UPcars.com, OSF St. Francis Hospital and the sand Bar. The public is invited to attend all or any single event with all proceeds going to the Central U.P. Chapter of the American Red Cross. Mor...

Summit VetPharm Offers New Flea Topical Vectra for Dogs & Puppies(TM) For Long-Lasting Protection

...r first commercial veterinary product, has a broader spectrum for those dogs whose lifestyle exposes them to fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, lice, mites and sand flies." Vectra for Dogs & Puppies(TM) dual-action formula includes dinotefuran, a fast-acting, third generation neonicotinoid with a novel m...

Summer Safety Tips: Protect Children's Eyes in Sun, Sports Activities

...and racket sports, including tennis. If sand gets in your child's eyes, don't let him rub it. If a child gets sand blown or thrown into his eyes, an adult should imm...er of the eye). Pour water over the eyes to remove sand particles. Encourage blinking and do not discourag...

Fish researcher demonstrates first 'non-visual feeding' by African cichlids

...flows. They feed by gliding through the water with their chin close to the sand like a metal detector, seeking out twitching arthropods and other unseen pr...n delivery system to standardize the stimulation provided from beneath the sand to the cichlid test subjects. ...

In Malawi, Adoption is Not Enough

...omes to hundreds of children. Malawi, known as the Warm Heart of Africa, is a land of stunning beauty. With hundreds of miles of tropical golden sand beaches lining Africa's third largest lake, genuinely friendly people, and nine wildlife reserves, it might seem like an idyllic setting. It is not....

SHAPE Heats Up With First Ever Bikini Body Tour

... Hit the sand in the hottest cities and get moving with forty body-boosting fitness classes NEW YORK, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- 4 out of 5 American women say th...

Poison Prevention Week March 15 - 22

...hat children and pets will not be exposed. Tablets and capsules can also be crushed or dissolved in water and mixed with kitty litter, coffee grounds, sand or other kitchen waste and placed in a sealed plastic bag and thrown away, and some California city and county hazardous waste collection facilities w...

New Study Finds Text-Messaging Reminders Effective in Improving Adherence to Sunscreen Use

...ildren from sun exposure by playing in the shade, wearing protective clothing and applying sunscreen. Use extra caution near water, snow and sand as they reflect the damaging rays of the sun, which can increase your chance of sunburn. Get vitamin D safely through a healthy diet that m...

TabletKiosk Introduces the MediSlate™ MCA i1040XT: A Mobile Clinical Assistant (MCA) with Touch Screen Input

...itional details, please visit http://tabletkiosk.com/ . About TabletKiosk TabletKiosk is a registered trademark and wholly owned subsidiary of sand Dune Ventures, Inc. a privately held technology incubator. The company produces slate style Tablet PCs, Ultra-Mobile PCs and mobile clinical assistant...

Fainting Most Common Medical Crisis on Planes

...ardial infarction should consult his doctor before a long distance flight," sand said. "Somebody who's diabetic should be traveling with insulin." The go...the cabin requires patients to steadily drink a sufficient amount of water. sand also recommended avoiding excess caffeine and alcohol consumption. Move...

New Texas Study Reveals Serious Flaws in Abstinence Programs

... on this sensitive subject," Miller said. "I also want sexuality education programs to encourage abstinence. But we must stop burying our heads in the sand about high teen birth and STD rates and make sure young people get the medically accurate information they need to protect their health and their futu...

Back by Popular Demand! DIAKADI Body Announces Its Spring Edition of Outdoor Boot Camps

...essions. Instructed and motivated by owners, Billy Polson and Mike Clausen , DIAKADI's Boot Camp will move participants with everything from sand resistance training and stair climbing to obstacle and relay courses for total body strengthening. Each session opens with a warm up of jogging or yo...

Research identifies in-flight emergencies

...ical emergencies on board two airlines. Michael sand led a team of researchers from the University of B...nd two refused to take part due to company policy. sand said, "Standardization of in-flight medical emerge...fibrillators as part of their medical flight kits. sand said, "Considering the fact that cardiac condition...

Northwest Hospital Sponsors Girls' Day Out Event at Northgate Mall

...hritis Clinic, will present "Strong Women, Strong Bones," which will cover osteoporosis prevention and treatment. Dr. Donna Richman, an internist with sand Point Internists, will present "Healthful Eating: Nutrition Facts You Can Live With," including information about fruits, fats and fiber. Stop ...

UIC researchers hunting drugs for devastating parasitic disease

...alth Organization. More than 12 million people in 88 countries are infected with leishmaniasis, a parasitic disease spread by the bite of infected sand flies. Nearly 2 million new cases are reported and about 70,000 people die from the disease annually. Researchers at the University of Illinois at...

Senior Housing and Services Provider Ecumen Welcomes Jim Klobuchar to Its Changing Aging Blog

... has written from the floor of a tent in the middle of Alaska, from helicopters, from the summit ridge of the Eiger in the Alps and from the edge of a sand trap. He was invited to lunch by royalty and to a fist fight by the late Minnesota Viking football coach, Norm Van Brocklin. As an energetic buil...

Vaccine and drug research aimed at ticks and mosquitoes to prevent disease transmission

...nd drugs may not only be able to stop disease transmission, but also prematurely kill the vectors carrying these diseases; such vectors include ticks, sand flies and mosquitoes the insects responsible for most deaths world wide. "In order to successfully slow the transmission rate of these potentially...

Lights Out For Bed Bugs as "BEST YET" Cedar Oil Solution Solves International Bed Bug Dilemma

... created for the United States Army to be used for sand flea eradication in the Mideast, but was quickly a... created for the United States Army to be used for sand flea eradication in the Mideast, but was quickly a...tion requested by the Armed Forces for relief from sand fleas plaguing our military in the Mid East. Glas...

Patient Safety Technologies Closes on $2.325 Million in Equity Financing

...SurgiCount Safety-Sponge(TM) System is also the only retained sponge prevention system to offer complete sponge inventory tracking, reporting features sand integration with a medical facility's IT system. For more information, contact SurgiCount at (951) 587-6201, or visit http://www.surgicountmedical.co...

Nautica Malibu Triathlon, Presented By Toyota, Showcases Athleticism, Philanthropy in 22nd Year

...eting at stage 7:00 am Olympic Distance Race Begins 10:00 am sand Castle Demo Begins 11:00 am Competitor Awards Ceremony 1:00 pm ...athlon clinic 4:00 pm Swim clinic at the Main Stage 5:00 pm sand Castle Demo Ends 5:00 pm Pre-race registration ends Sunday - Sept...

Virginia Hospital Center Opens Child Care Center for Employees and Community

...has a dedicated outdoor playground that is specifically designed for young children to explore the many elements of nature, including water, grass and sand areas. "We are so pleased to open the Child Care & Education at Virginia Hospital Center to help the Hospital meet its objectives in recruiting and ...

Hoag Hospital Announces Agreement to Open Irvine Campus

... Hoag to lease hospital facility on sand Canyon Avenue Newport Beach, CA (Vocus) July 24,... headquartered in Long Beach, CA, to lease its 175-bed hospital facility on sand Canyon Avenue near the 405 freeway in Irvine, CA. The facility i...
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