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EHS Experts in Puerto Rico Help to Prevent Occupational Asthma
EHS Experts in Puerto Rico Help to Prevent Occupational Asthma
9/2/2014 10:27:04 AM
According to recent figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), close to 150,000 adults in Puerto Rico have asthma.  For adults with asthma, some developed the condition as a child, while others did not develop asthma until they were older.    For some, the condition may have been caused or made worse by exposure to allergens or irritants on the job.  …
Certified Industrial Hygienists Offer Assistance Following Northern California Earthquake
Certified Industrial Hygienists Offer Assistance Following Northern California Earthquake
9/2/2014 10:14:34 AM
Last month, the strongest earthquake to hit Northern California in a quarter of a century left the Napa region with extensive damage and injured more than 200 people.  Homes and businesses suffered damages as power, water and gas services were lost for thousands of people.  The earthquake measured 6.0 on the Richter scale and its epicenter was recorded just 6 miles southwest …
Bank of America to Report Third-quarter 2014 Financial Results on October 15
8/29/2014 2:31:19 PM
Bank of America Corporation today announced it will report its third-quarter 2014 financial results on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. The results are scheduled to be released at 7 a.m. ET, followed by an investor presentation at 8:30 a.m. ET. The live audio webcast, accompanying presentation and other earnings-related information will be available through the Bank of America …
Smithsonian Icon ‘Yarnbombed’ with 6 Miles of Red Yarn
8/29/2014 11:30:05 AM
One of the Smithsonian’s most iconic and photographed scenes has been blanketed with bright red yarn, revealed early in the morning of Friday, Aug. 29. In front of the Smithsonian Castle on Independence Avenue, the entrance gates to the Enid A. Haupt Garden and the lightpoles, benches and guide ropes leading to the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery have been “yarnbombed,” or swathed …
Bombardier to Highlight Urban Solutions at InnoTrans 2014 in Berlin
8/28/2014 4:04:30 PM
Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation will present key products from its portfolio of urban mobility solutions at InnoTrans 2014, the largest trade fair for the railway industry, to be held in Berlin, Germany from September 23 to 26, 2014. Bombardier will also show a wide range of its latest rolling stock including locomotives to double-deck, high-speed trains. …
17.6M Americans Lost an Estimated $8.6 Billion in Phone Fraud Over the Past Year, According to New Survey from Truecaller
8/27/2014 4:34:36 PM
Truecaller , the world’s largest verified mobile phone community, today announced findings from its first study on the impact of phone scams on U.S. adults. Two online surveys were conducted by  Harris Poll  on behalf of Truecaller in 2014, with questions covering the frequency of fraud and suspected fraud calls, the amount of money lost, and steps Americans are taking to …
Latest Bangladesh Poverty Maps Launched
8/27/2014 12:55:43 PM
The Honourable State Minister, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Planning, M.A. Mannan MP, today launched the Bangladesh Poverty Maps 2010 . This is the third generation of poverty maps in Bangladesh, which is an important statistical instrument for estimating the poverty incidence up to sub-district (upazila) levels. The poverty mapping exercises show that Rangpur and …
Dako Sponsors Largest Histology Congress for 34th Year in a Row
8/25/2014 3:29:33 PM
Dako, an Agilent Technologies company and a worldwide provider of cancer diagnostics, is a sponsor of this year’s National Society for Histotechnology (NSH) Symposium. The 2014 annual meeting for NSH members is being held Aug. 22-27 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas, where the company will demonstrate a wide range of its pathology and genomics solutions. …
Northern California Residents Cautioned to be Aware of Indoor Hazards Following Recent Earthquake
Northern California Residents Cautioned to be Aware of Indoor Hazards Following Recent Earthquake
8/25/2014 2:19:04 PM
On August 24th, the strongest earthquake to hit Northern California in 25 years caused widespread damage to properties and injured dozens of people.  The 6.0 magnitude earthquake’s epicenter was a few miles southwest of Napa and it knocked out power for thousands of area residents.  The earthquake also caused gas leaks and a number of fires.   As people survey the damage, …
Dental Patient Joins Local Practice as Staff Dentist
Dental Patient Joins Local Practice as Staff Dentist
8/25/2014 12:25:26 PM
Daniel J. Nasser, D.M.D., has joined Contemporary Dentistry in his hometown of Groton, CT. “The staff has been joking for probably ten years, asking me ‘When are you going to join our staff?’ and now here I am,” shares Dr. Nasser.   “I have been a patient here for fifteen years, as has my family,” stated Dr. Nasser. Nasser has joined his mentor Dr. John “Jack” Johnson, Drs. …
ABIH Celebrates Labor Day and the Health & Safety of Workers
ABIH Celebrates Labor Day and the Health & Safety of Workers
8/25/2014 11:26:38 AM
For many people, Labor Day marks the end of summer vacations and the last holiday weekend before the start of autumn.  It was created to celebrate the social and economic achievements of the American worker and is an annual tribute to their contributions to the strength and prosperity of the nation.   According to the United States Department of Labor, “The vital force of …
Adam Equipment Introduces Scales and Balances to Natural Food and Products Market at Expo East
8/20/2014 10:17:50 AM
Adam Equipment, a global manufacturer of professional weighing equipment, will be displaying scales and balances for food testing, processing, production, sale and service at booth 8216 of the Natural Products Expo East 2014. Nearly 24,000 visitors are expected to attend the show at the Baltimore Convention Center Sept. 17-20, which features more than 1,200 …
Stellaris Films Recieves Movie Rights to a Hidden Manuscript Written by Napoleon Hill
8/20/2014 8:36:09 AM
Las Vegas, Nevada – August 20, 2014 In 1938 Napoleon Hill wrote Outwitting the Devil, his sequel to the immensely popular Think and Grow Rich, and Stellaris Films recently acquired the rights to produce the film and the accompanying “making of-behind the scenes-documentary.” Outwitting the Devil was written two years after Think and Grow Rich. The book was so …
Respirable Particulates, Airborne Contaminants & Lung Cancer Risks
Respirable Particulates, Airborne Contaminants & Lung Cancer Risks
8/19/2014 4:25:10 PM
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths and the second most common cancer among both men and women in the United States according the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).    The CDC states that the most important thing a person can do to lower their lung cancer risk is to quit smoking and to avoid secondhand smoke. The second leading cause of lung …
The National Academies Confirm Formaldehyde as a Known Human Carcinogen
The National Academies Confirm Formaldehyde as a Known Human Carcinogen
8/18/2014 3:41:29 PM
Earlier this month, the National Research Council, a part of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering, issued its assessment of formaldehyde’s ability to cause cancer.  In the report, the council upheld the listing of formaldehyde as “known to be a human carcinogen” from the National Toxicology Program’s 12th Report on Carcinogens (RoC). The …
SAE International Announces 2014 Forest R. McFarland Award Winners
8/17/2014 10:27:22 PM
SAE International named 25 mobility engineering professionals as winners of the 2014 Forest R. McFarland Award. The Forest R. McFarland award recognizes individuals for outstanding contributions to the SAE Engineering Meetings Board and the development and dissemination of information through technical meetings, conferences, and professional development programs, or for …
Celebrity Chef Mike Isabella Competes for CARE on Bravo’s Top Chef Duels
8/16/2014 10:23:05 AM
Washington D.C.-based celebrity chef Mike Isabella, who traveled with the poverty-fighting organization CARE this year, will appear in Bravo network’s Top Chef Duels on Wednesday, August 20 at 10pm ET/PT, competing against Chef Antoina Lofaso, a Top Chef Chicago finalist. However, Isabella, owner of restaurants Graffiato , G and Kapnos, and his fellow chefs aren’t …
Astrobiology Symposium “Preparing for Discovery," Sept. 18-19
8/16/2014 10:17:42 AM
How might humanity prepare for the possibility of discovering microbial or complex life beyond Earth? Scientists, historians, philosophers and theologians from around the world will convene at the Library of Congress John W. Kluge Center for two days in September to address this question. "Preparing for Discovery: A Rational Approach to the Impact of Finding Microbial, …
Clare Computer Solutions Hosts FREE “Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Security“ Lunch n’ Learns August 21st and September 25th
Clare Computer Solutions Hosts FREE “Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Security“ Lunch n’ Learns August 21st and September 25th
8/15/2014 5:52:40 PM
Clare Computer Solutions (CCS ), a professional services firm providing IT solutions for companies in the San Francisco Bay area since 1990, is hosting Lunch ‘n Learn seminars about security and the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to work trend.  According to company CEO, Brad Mendonsa, “Many companies are already allowing their employees to Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to …
Register Now for Morristown Medical Center’s Annual Pet Therapy Conference
8/12/2014 5:13:41 PM
Morristown Medical Center announced registration is now open for its second annual Pet Therapy Conference on Monday, November 3, 2014 from 8:30am to 3:30pm at the Hyatt Morristown, 3 Speedwell Avenue, Morristown, NJ. John Grogan, author of “Marley and Me,” will keynote the conference. The event offers networking opportunities for individuals who wish to learn more about pet …