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Verizon Wireless Kicks Off Wireless Phone Recycling Drive to Benefit Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh

WARRENDALE, Pa., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- One out of every four American women will be a victim of domestic violence at some point during her life. Through its exclusive HopeLine(R) program, Verizon Wireless will demonstrate its commitment to ending the epidemic of domestic viole...

Bausch & Lomb Kicks Off U.S. Consumer Online Marketing Campaign for SofLens(R) Daily Disposable Contact Lenses

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Bausch & Lomb has initiated a national multimillion dollar consumer online marketing campaign surrounding the U.S. launch of SofLens (R) daily disposable contact lenses. This multi-faceted campaign targets adults ages 25 to 34 and is designed to gen...

First World Congress on Positive Psychology Kicks Off Today With Talks by Two of the World's Most Renowned Psychologists, Martin Seligman and Philip Zimbardo, in Philadelphia, Birthplace of Positive Psychology

Sponsored by the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA) PHILADELPHIA, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The First World Congress on Positive Psychology , an international conference sponsored by the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA), kicks off in Phila...

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...

Fifth Annual Games for Health Conference Kicks Off in Boston

More than 300 Join to Discuss Health Game Trends and Developments at Boston Hyatt Harborside June 11-12 BOSTON , June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning today, the Games for Health Project ( www.gamesforhealth.org ) kicks off the 5th annual Games for Health Conference at the B...

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...

Video: CVS/pharmacy Kicks Off 8th Annual ALS Fundraising Campaign in Stores Nationwide

National Campaign runs from June 7 - 27 WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy has kicked-off its annual in-store fundraising campaign to support the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Since 2002, CVS/pharmacy has partnered with the ALS Therapy Alliance (ATA) ...

First World Congress on Positive Psychology Kicks Off With Talks by Two of the World's Most Renowned Psychologists

- Martin Seligman and Philip Zimbardo - In Philadelphia, birthplace of positive psychology Thursday, June 18th, 2009 @ 6:00 PM Sponsored by The International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA) PHILADELPHIA, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What : The Fir...

Northeast Ohio Kicks Off the 2009 Click It or Ticket Campaign

Northeast Ohio police officers, community members, and local teens unite to underscore the importance of seat belt use CLEVELAND, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- What: Local kickoff of the 2009 "Click It or Ticket" law enforcement mobilization and performance/screening of peer-to-pee...

'Choose Skin Health' Initiative Kicks Off Second Year

NEUTROGENA(R) and the American Academy of Dermatology Encourage Americans to Seek a Free Skin Cancer Screening this May, June and July LOS ANGELES, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- NEUTROGENA(R) and the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) have once again teamed up on a campaign to educate and empowe...
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Actress and Mother Jennifer Garner Kicks Off American Lung Association's Faces of Influenza Awareness Campaign, Encouraging Families to Get Vaccinated Against Influenza

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actress Jennifer Garner joined leading medical officials at a press conference today to kick off the American Lung Association's national Faces of Influenza public awareness campaign, urging Americans to get their annual influenza vaccination. The p...

Novel Mechanism for Long-Term Learning Identified by Carnegie Mellon Researchers

...n. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Practice makes perfect -- or at least that's what we're told as we struggle through endless rounds of multiplication tables, goal kicks and piano scales -- and it seems, based on the personal experience of many, to be true. That's why neuroscientists have been perplexed by data showing...
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Beyond 'ooh-ooh, aah-aah'-- expert on monkey communication kicks off Darwin series, May 5

Robert Seyfarth, a noted expert on monkey communication, will present "Baboon Metaphysics: The Evolution of a Social Mind" from 5-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 5, in Room 130 Sharp Hall at the University of Delaware. The lecture will kick off the University of Delaware's Year of Darwin Celebration, w...

International conference on CO2 sequestration processes

...r nine months. Plant visits and related geologic fieldwork start Sept. 5-6. A Sept. 6 reception at the home of Iceland President lafur Ragnar Grmsson kicks off the formal scientific meeting to explore the status of CarbFix and related projects worldwide. Among the speakers: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observator...

TB bacterium uses its sugar coat to sweeten its chances of living in lungs

...ria visible to infection-fighting T cell warriors, which triggers an eventual T-cell response to come to the macrophage's aid. The innate response kicks in to fight any pathogen, but an acquired immune response is required to activate T cells that are specifically designed to help macrophages kill TB b...

Experts to discuss global water crisis

...sive population? Two world-renowned experts on water resources will address these issues in a forum on Sunday evening, 5 October in Houston. The event kicks of a week of scientific discussions during the 2008 Joint Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America (GSA), Soil Science Society of America (...

UC Davis researchers discover new drug target for inflammatory disease

...ntegrins, researchers can be much more successful in screening potential drugs that can block the binding process and hopefully the immune response it kicks into overdrive as well." In the current study, Takada and team evaluated the possibility of integrin binding by sPLA2-IIA using a computer program...

Southern Sierra Science Symposium planned for Visalia

...eas or agents of change: climate change, fire, forest management, pollutants and invasive species. Day 1 of the symposium is open to the public and kicks off with keynote speaker Dr. Anthony L. Westerling from the University of California, Merced. Welcome by Tina Terrell, Forest Supervisor, Sequoia N...

Large-scale investment catapults CAMH's mental illness and addiction research forward

...t can seamlessly translate into clinical practice that provides optimal care." CFI's contribution, the largest individual grant in CAMH's history, kicks off a $38 million project that will enable CAMH to focus on transforming lives across six research themes: Schizophrenia, Mood Disorders, Addictions, ...

Scientists to assess Beijing Olympics air pollution control efforts

... As the Summer Olympics in Beijing kicks off this week, the event is giving scientists a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to observe how the atmosphere responds when a heavily populated region ...

Scripps scientists will assess Beijing Olympics air pollution control efforts

... As the Summer Olympics in Beijing kicks off today, the event is affording scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to observe how the...

Birdsong not just for the birds

...f birdsong, scrutinised them in a spectrogram and transferred the characteristics to algorithms. As soon as specific parameters are met, the programme kicks in. 'For example, the signal of the Savi's warbler has a mean frequency of 4 kHz, which is very typical. If, in addition, individual elements of the s...
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Osage Bio Energy Kicks Off 'Barley Bin Builder' Yield Contest

Top Barley Producer Entry in Seven-State Region To Win New Flex Fuel Pickup Truck GLEN ALLEN, Va., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the groundbreaking of its first barley-based ethanol and protein feed bio-processing facility in Hopewell, Va., Osage Bio Energy LL...

IBC Life Sciences Kicks Off the 13th Annual Drug Discovery & Development of Innovative Therapeutics World Congress in Boston, Massachusetts

Featuring Four Keynote Presentations, Four Pre-Conference Summits, Six Therapeutics Conference Topics, Three Post-Conference Workshops and Over One Hundred and Seventy Exhibitors WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Today IBC Life Sciences kicks off the 13th Annual D...

Inaugural Conference AdvaMed 2007 Kicks Off Today

First Day to Feature U.S. Senator Norm Coleman, CMS' Kerry Weems, and Panel in Recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AdvaMed 2007, the inaugural MedTech conference, kicks off today bringing together industry leaders, policy makers, ...

Governor's third business-plan contest kicks off

The Wisconsin Technology Council is taking applications for the 2006 governor's business-plan contest , in which entrepreneurs quite likely hundreds of them will vie for recognition and a $100,000 pot. The last two years' grand-prize winners have been life-science companies, but finalists are...

International Milk Genomics & Human Health Symposium Speaker Program Announced

...tics and milk to address the status of milk-specific genomic research. Members of the IMGC also will meet to set future meeting agendas. The event kicks off with an industry-focused session including speakers Erik Mullaart of CRV BV addressing the selection of animals on milk composition, Toon van Hooi...

ChemOutsourcing Unveils 2009 Attendee List for September Show in New Jersey

... Place Resort in Long Branch, NJ. The high end venue affords beach area for nightly barbecues and parties to facilitate informal networking. The show kicks off on Sunday, September 13 and ends Wednesday, September 16. For information about attending or speaking at Pharma ChemOutsourcing contact M...

2009 Pharma ChemOutsourcing Show Attendance Up an Astounding 60% Despite Current Recession

... Place Resort in Long Branch, NJ. The high end venue affords beach area for nightly barbecues and parties to facilitate informal networking. The show kicks off on Sunday, September 13 and ends Wednesday, September 16. Additional speakers include BioMarin Pharmaceuticals, Array BioPharma, Reata Pharma...

AstraZeneca Calls on All Americans to Join US AGAINST ATHERO to Fight the Nation's Number One Killer

... 2009 Artery Explorer Tour kicks Off This Month, Urging People Across the Country to Take Action Against Ath... the progressive buildup of plaque inside the arteries. The Artery Explorer kicks off its nationwide tour on March 27 in Washington, D.C. and will travel to ...

DaVita Launches 'Flu Fighter Program' in Support of National Influenza Week

...of National Influenza Week, Dec. 8 - 14. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020729/DAVITALOGO ) The National Influenza Week kicks off this week and is designed to raise awareness of the importance of continuing influenza (flu) vaccination, as well as foster greater use of flu vac...

'The photon force is with us': Harnessing light to drive nanomachines

...ally referring to the radiation pressure light applies in the direction of the flow of light," said Tang. "The new force we have investigated actually kicks out to the side of that light flow." While this new optical force was predicted by several theories, the proof required state-of-the-art nanophoton...
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