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Christiana Care Health System to Purchase Wind Power

WILMINGTON, Del., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Starting in January 2010, as much as 40 percent of Christiana Care Health System's electricity will come from wind turbines in eastern Pennsylvania. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090407/DC95299LOGO ) Christian...

Scripps scientists peg wind as the force behind fish booms and busts

The mid-20th century crash of the sardine fishery off California for decades has vexed marine ecologists searching for the root causes of large fluctuations in the sardine population. Before its collapse, the fishery was one of the worlds most productive and formed the setting of John Steinbecks C...

House Tri-Committee Bill Would Hurt Patients and Kill Jobs

...dicaid beneficiaries by unelected officials, with no chance for review. "Under the House bill, we're concerned that the federal government will wind up rationing health care and dictating what medicines doctors can prescribe to their patients. This may well prevent patients from gaining access to ...

US Farms, Inc. Updates on Recent Aloe Vera Findings Relating to Cleaner and Healthier Teeth

...-oily, penetrating Aloe Vera gel softens and revitalizes moisture-starved skin and helps skin retain moisture and replenish moisture after exposure to wind or sun. US Farms Aloe Gel is excellent for use as a daily moisturizer for your entire body day in and day out. What sets US Farms Aloe Vera ...

EcoloBlue is a New source of Water and a New Green Industry

... the humidity in the air. They produce up to 5000 liters of water per day. Multi-stage filtration includes carbon filtration and reverse osmosis. wind turbines and solar energy can power these machines. Biodegradable plastics are part of this green technology. Safe drinking water is a fundamental...

US Farms, Inc. Launches New Aloe Vera Skin Gel Product

...-oily, penetrating Aloe Vera gel softens and revitalizes moisture-starved skin and helps skin retain moisture and replenish moisture after exposure to wind or sun. US Farms Aloe Gel is excellent for use as a daily moisturizer for your entire body day in and day out. What sets US Farms Aloe Vera G...

Long-Term Care: The Next Big Women's Issue?

.../www.ltcfp.com -- one of the nation's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies. "Wait until the most-affected individuals get wind of what's in store for them; all hell could break loose," she says. *(PHOTO 72dpi: www.Send2Press.com/mediaboom/09-0609-DeniseGott_72dpi.jpg)...

OH2 Medical Spa Achieves the First U.S. LEED(R) Certification for a Medical Commercial Interior

...te, glass, and aluminum All patient rooms are constructed to eliminate air cross contamination 50% of all energy usage is subsidized with wind and solar energy OH2 was founded to treat skin, venous, and age-related problems and issues. For more information, go to www.oh2med...

UT Southwestern, UT Arlington to develop magnetic surgery tools

...g capability and commercial experience," said Dr. Dennis Stone, vice president for technology development at UT Southwestern. "The ultimate goal is to wind up with an enabling new technology available to surgeons that improves clinical outcomes." Laparoscopic surgeries involve multiple instruments inse...

Stimulus Funds Support VA Energy Conservation Efforts

...VA will direct more than $68 million to renewable sources, including solar, wind and geothermal energy and has dedicated nearly $238 million toward retrofit... in Arizona, Texas and southern California; geothermal energy in Idaho; and wind turbines in several states. To use energy and water more efficiently, ...

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

...mer sample. Such research investigated how these tiny dunes created on polymers change with the application of heat. In this case, heat functions like wind would on real sand dunes. The researchers investigated under which conditions the dune gets pushed in the way they wanted it and forms a desired shape...

Newly Launched Free Choice Foundation Attempts Rescue of Japan's Private Heath Care Network

...ment in the system. (There is no current or proposed punishment for Japanese citizens not enrolling in the socialized system.) "When I caught wind of this, my acid reflux shot through the roof," said Kessler, a 30-year resident of Japan. "There must be a few million Japanese citizens wh...

EcoloBlue Atmospheric Water Generators(AWG) Will Provide Pure Drinking Water Following a Natural Disaster.

...inking water in a real emergency. EcoloBlue 28(AWG) and a power generator is an Emergency Water Supply for home or business. Battery packs, wind and solar energy are also options for running Atmospheric Water Generators. Atmospheric Water Generators provide:   Water for drinkin...

Bariatric Surgery Cuts Cancer Risk for Women

...s get better." Bariatric surgery should not be seen as the treatment of last resort, Roslin said. "Seeing this as the treatment of last resort will wind up costing us more. We will be paying for years of diabetes, we will be paying for years of heart disease, we will be paying for years of cancer treat...

American Investors Highlight Successes in Eastern Germany

...obal partners and major customer centers, was the best decision." Jorg Scholle, Head of Global Production for Nordex AG, a global leader in the wind energy industry, also detailed the company's successes in Germany. Driven by the eastern federal states, Germany is a global leader in renewable energ...

BayCare Health System Sleep Disorder Centers Offer Help for Sleepless Nights

...rease in her patient load as well as additional sleep disorders from current patients. "My patients are complaining that they can't seem to relax and wind down when they go to bed. They are worried about the state of our economy and how it's affecting them." Dr. Whims-Squires says her older patie...

Tom's of Maine Invites Public Participation in 50 States for Good Program

...mployees to volunteer by giving 5% paid time off. Each day, Tom's of Maine employees contribute to high sustainability standards and their ideas from wind power to recycled and recyclable packaging are critical to the company's sensitive way of doing business. Tom's of Maine enjoys partnering with its co...

FCI-BURNDY Products Wins "Best Of Trade Show" Award at Windpower 2009 Conference and Exhibition

...e in substations, collection systems, grounding and tower applications, and wind farm projects. These products included the BURNDYWeld® exothermic Groun...We are pleased to receive an award honoring us as a leading supplier to the wind power industry," said Craig Lawson, renewable energy business developm...

Walk for Lupus Now(TM) at the Orange County Great Park

...erested persons can sign up for Walk for Lupus Now(TM), by visiting their website at www.lupus.org . Balloon flights will start at 9:00 a.m., wind and weather permitting. For information about the Great Park and other event updates, please go to www.ocgp.org ...

XTENT, Inc. Announces Approval of Plan of Liquidation and Dissolution by Board of Directors and Filing of Proxy Materials With the SEC

...ll continue to consider any reasonable alternative strategic proposals presented to the Company. The Plan of Dissolution contemplates an orderly wind down of the Company's business and operations. If the Company's stockholders approve the Plan of Dissolution, the Company intends to file a certificat...

Take a Walk in the Great Park to Benefit the Arthritis Foundation

...sign up for the 2009 Orange County Arthritis Walk, by visiting their website www.ocarthritiswalk.org Balloon flights will start at 9:00 a.m., wind and weather permitting. For information about the Great Park and other event updates, please go to www.ocgp.org ...

DaVita Becomes the First FORTUNE 500 Healthcare Services Company to Join the EPA Green Power Partnership

...00,000 kilowatts of energy - enough to power DaVita's six largest corporate business offices for an entire year - through the utilization of renewable wind energy. The offset is the equivalent of removing 1,315 passenger vehicles from the road, or reducing the strain placed on local power grids by the am...

Bradmer announces 2009 first quarter operational and financial results

...decrease in cash was due primarily to the loss for the quarter. The Company expects that cash on hand at March 31, 2009 will be sufficient to fund the wind down of operations through 2009. We will be reducing funding to the minimum level consistent with our obligations to continue to monitor the progressi...

From Practical to Pampering: CVS/pharmacy Offers a Wide Selection of Department Store-Quality Gifts at Affordable Prices for Mother's Day

...ss CVS/pharmacy offers a selection of lawn and gardening tools, sun hats, watering cans, gloves, clogs and planters for the mom with a green thumb. wind chimes, lawn ornaments and grow pots are also available at great prices (from $1.99 -$9.99). Need More? Add something extra to your Mother'...

CVMF Offers Tips on Emergency Preparedness for Pets

... whose goal is to respond to the needs of animals in large-scale disasters in CT. Disasters in which CTSART may be asked to deploy include severe wind or ice storms, floods, blizzards and hurricanes -- and accompanying power outages -- as well as terrorism. CT is a state that has freight and pas...

Genaera Corporation Announces Approval of Plan of Liquidation and Dissolution by Board of Directors

...ies and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and will file definitive proxy materials in the near future. The Plan of Dissolution contemplates an orderly wind down of the Company's business and operations. If the Company's stockholders approve the Plan of Dissolution, the Company intends to file articles of ...

Aveda Sets Groundbreaking Standard in Sustainability for Beauty Industry

...pressive record of environmental sustainability. Throughout Aveda's 30-year history, the company's accomplishments have included the pioneering use of wind energy in the beauty industry, leadership in the use of recyclable packaging and support of organic agriculture. Aveda's C2C certification and en...

Songs Give Back for Autism Awareness Month

... Performance by Melissa Manchester and other celebrity guests: Steven Seagal , Nia Peeples and Jeff Doucette . Hosted by Freddie Ravel (Earth, wind & Fire) and child star presenter, Taylor Cross (co-director of Normal People Scare Me produced by Joey Travolta), Randy Grossman (VP, Harmoni...

Healthy Choice Reinvents Brand With New Products, A New Look And New Campaign Featuring Julia Louis-Dreyfus

...a breakthrough advertising campaign. Directed by Christopher Guest - known for his performance in This Is Spinal Tap and having directed A Mighty wind and Best in Show among others - the commercials provide the opportunity for people to participate in Louis-Dreyfus' discovery of the reinvented bra...

Bradmer announces 2008 fourth quarter and fiscal year operational and financial results

...ion of Neuradiab, on site initiation and patient enrollment. The Company expects that cash on hand at December 31, 2008 will be sufficient to fund the wind down of operations through 2009. We will be reducing funding to the minimum level consistent with our obligations to continue to monitor the progress ...

America's #1 Companion Gets Respect: The CATalyst 2009 Top 10 Cat-Friendly Cities

...ficials, welfare organizations and veterinarians across the country and often hear that cats are more likely to be neglected than dogs, more likely to wind up in shelters and less likely to be seen by veterinarians. Obviously there is room for the nation to improve the overall status and care of cats, but...

For All Their Plusses, Pets Pose a Risk for Falls, Too

...injuries each year. U.S. health officials report that 86,629 people annually are injured in dog- and cat-related falls. That's 240 people a day who wind up in hospital emergency rooms, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "I get asked a lot if pets are a fall hazard," sa...

National Walk to Work Day is April 3

...ity each day. As recently reported by Reuters ( "Will Americans put on recession pounds?" - Jan. 9, 2009), Americans may wind up gaining weight during the recession even if they spend less on food. Reason: Buying foods high in sugar, saturated fats and refined grains is an e...

Long, sexy tails not a drag on male birds

...e normal length for an Anna's, and put the hummers through their paces in a wind tunnel. He and Dudley found that the hummingbirds with enhanced tail feathe...tail shafts to two of an Anna's own feather shafts and placed the bird in a wind tunnel to see how its metabolism was affected by hovering or flying into a ...

Omega Protein Reports 2008 Results

...d to declining gross profit margins in the third and fourth quarters of 2008. During the quarter ended September 30, 2008, the Company suffered wind and flood damage to two facilities as a result of Hurricane Ike. The Company's Abbeville, Louisiana facility was restored to full capacity within a f...

One-third of Americans lose sleep over economy

...ervices. "Some patients have elected not to be treated for sleep apnea because they could not afford the co-pay for the equipment. These patients may wind up far sicker. Sleep disorders are often associated with other chronic diseases, like diabetes and hypertension, and they can add complexity and even ...

The Merck Company Foundation Launches Five-Year Effort to Close Healthcare Disparity Gaps

...oshone Tribe and its collaborating partners in Fort Washakie to improve access to diabetes care and management among the Eastern Shoshone Tribe of the wind River Indian Reservation and Northern Arapaho Tribe An initiative led by partners in the Healthy Memphis Common Table collaborative to promot...

Tom's of Maine Dental Health for All(TM) Program Works With Customers and Retailers to Provide Access to Oral Health Care

...put have helped fuel the company's way of doing business - which includes the use of recycled and recyclable packaging for its products and the use of wind energy credits for its factory. Tom's believes that everyone can make a positive difference, and enjoys partnering with consumers, vendors and commun...

MIT research could help predict red tide

...ng's Twilight Zone: a sharp variation in marine currents that traps billions of these single-celled organisms and sends them tumbling until a shift in wind or tide alters the currents and sets them free. Scientists are aware of these thin layers of single-celled creatures and their enormous ecological...

Men Must Contend With a Biological Clock, Too

...to delay fatherhood -- either by choice or necessity, such as a lack of a partner -- can offset the effects of their biological clocks as those clocks wind down. Interestingly, problems with reduced fertility can start long before middle age, said Dr. Harry Fisch, one of the pioneers in the field in ma...
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