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Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc. Purchases Pure Earth Environmental Laboratory
Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc. Purchases Pure Earth Environmental Laboratory
9/23/2014 10:25:27 AM
Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Pure Earth Environmental Laboratory located in Pennsauken, NJ.  The extraordinary reputation Pure Earth Environmental Laboratory has earned over the past 20 years was the key factor influencing Aerobiology Laboratory’s decision to acquire the company. As a company that puts the needs of its …
Brain Wave May Be Used to Detect What People Have Seen, Recognize
Brain Wave May Be Used to Detect What People Have Seen, Recognize
9/23/2014 10:14:23 AM
Brain activity can be used to tell whether someone recognizes details they encountered in normal, daily life, which may have implications for criminal investigations and use in courtrooms, new research shows. The findings , published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science , suggest that a particular brain wave, known as P300, could …
EMLab P&K’s San Diego Lab Celebrates 12th Anniversary, Supports San Diego County with Mold and Asbestos Analysis
EMLab P&K’s San Diego Lab Celebrates 12th Anniversary, Supports San Diego County with Mold and Asbestos Analysis
9/22/2014 3:22:40 PM
EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, celebrates its San Diego, California laboratory’s 12th anniversary. For more than a decade, EMLab P&K has been serving the community throughout San Diego County with mold and asbestos analysis. In the past twelve years, the San Diego laboratory has …
WEDI Announces Survey Results from Unique Health Plan Identifier (HPID) Industry Poll
9/22/2014 12:21:19 PM
The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) , the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange, announced findings from its recent industry survey on the use of the unique Health Plan Identifier (HPID) within electronic transactions adopted under the Health Insurance Portability and …
Environmental Professionals in Puerto Rico Help to Prevent Outbreaks of Legionnaires’ Disease
Environmental Professionals in Puerto Rico Help to Prevent Outbreaks of Legionnaires’ Disease
9/22/2014 9:37:52 AM
In the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that between 8,000 and 18,000 people are hospitalized with Legionnaires’ disease each year.  However, it is believed that many infections are not diagnosed or reported, so this number is likely much higher.   People can develop this potentially fatal disease by breathing in a mist or vapor …
Certified Industrial Hygienists Help Prevent New Cases of Occupational Asthma
Certified Industrial Hygienists Help Prevent New Cases of Occupational Asthma
9/22/2014 9:22:10 AM
Occupational asthma, also referred to as work-related asthma, is the most common occupational lung disease in the United States.  According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), “An estimated 11 million workers in a wide range of industries and occupations are exposed to at least one of the numerous agents known to be associated with occupational …
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide wins gold and silver at PM360 Trailblazer Awards
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide wins gold and silver at PM360 Trailblazer Awards
9/22/2014 9:02:21 AM
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (www.ochww.com), the health behavior experts of Ogilvy & Mather (www.ogilvy.com), received two major awards at last night’s PM360 Trailblazer Awards, held at Gotham Hall in New York City. Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide is a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY, www.wpp.com). The organization houses and maintains individual Ogilvy CommonHealth and …
How to Find a Specialist Doctor Quickly and Easily – INAS Helps Desperate Mum
9/21/2014 10:28:57 PM
VICTORIA, Australia September 2014 – Finding specialist doctors can be quite the challenge, especially for Australians living in regional towns and remote areas where access to specialists can be difficult. In fact, it’s not uncommon to wait several months for an appointment with specialist doctors. The parents of David (name changed for privacy reasons), a boy who …
Lyme Activists Target IDSA’s IDWeek Conference
Lyme Activists Target IDSA’s IDWeek Conference
9/21/2014 9:09:02 PM
On October 10th and 11th, 2014 chronically ill Lyme disease patients and supporters from around the United States will gather for a protest at the IDWeek medical conference in Philadelphia. They will call on the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) to update its guidelines for Lyme disease to reflect the current state of science and improved standards for patient …
Crossland International Incorporation Now The Go-To Distributer For Superior Laboratory And Medical Supplies In Zambia
Crossland International Incorporation Now The Go-To Distributer For Superior Laboratory And Medical Supplies In Zambia
9/20/2014 4:24:55 PM
When speaking in terms of medical and laboratory supplies, there are many countries in which manufactures do not reside, meaning that supplies must be imported from afar. Where this becomes a challenge, is that such supplies are already an expense which is further increased when imported. Without quality supplies, quality medical services are more difficult to achieve. It is …