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National Canadian Credit Counseling Firm Warns Against Adding New Debt This Holiday Season
National Canadian Credit Counseling Firm Warns Against Adding New Debt This Holiday Season
12/20/2014 2:02:37 AM
Avineet Kalsey, of BSCC in Vancouver (Surrey), British Columbia, is warning Canadian consumers against acquiring additional debt in the coming holiday season. The same concerns have been echoed by the Bank of Canada which is worried that although the economy is improving, household debt levels seem to be on the rise. According to statistics, debt figures have grown …
H2: The World’s First Wearable High Blood Pressure Monitor Meets FDA Required Accuracy of 8 mmHg With Just 14 days Left on Indiegogo Campaign
H2: The World’s First Wearable High Blood Pressure Monitor Meets FDA Required Accuracy of 8 mmHg With Just 14 days Left on Indiegogo Campaign
12/17/2014 6:16:40 PM
The worldwide wearable electronics market already a $14 billion industry and expected to climb to $70 billion by 2024 (Source IDTECHEX) , has another entry into the health wearable category: The H2 from CharmCare. The company has developed the world’s smallest and lightest wearable blood pressure monitor. The blood pressure monitor is the first true wearable device and …
"Team mbed" Returns for 2015 AT&T Developer Summit Hackathon at CES
12/17/2014 12:50:37 PM
What: ’Team mbed’ will be appearing at the 2015 AT&T Developer Summit Hackathon following its successful debut at the AT&T Hackathon at Super Mobility Week in September 2014. Team mbed is a group of Internet of Things (IoT) industry leaders that provide bleeding edge hardware and software leveraging the ARM® mbed™ IoT development platform . The team is comprised of …
Texas IAQ Professionals Help Businesses & Families Recover from Smoke and Water Damage following a Fire
Texas IAQ Professionals Help Businesses & Families Recover from Smoke and Water Damage following a Fire
12/16/2014 5:00:07 PM
Recently, Austin’s KVUE broadcast a report about thirty seven people who were displaced from their homes after a fire at their apartment complex in Round Rock.  According to the report, sixteen units were destroyed or sustained water and smoke damage.   While homes and businesses can be completely destroyed by fires, in multi-tenant situations and when a fire is in close …
Northeast IAQ & Energy Conference Offers Excellent Opportunities to Earn Continuing Education Credits
Northeast IAQ & Energy Conference Offers Excellent Opportunities to Earn Continuing Education Credits
12/16/2014 9:56:22 AM
The 2015 Northeast IAQ and Energy Conference will provide attendees with one of the best opportunities to increase their knowledge and network with their peers in the coming year.  In addition, it will offer a wide range of opportunities to earn continuing education and certification maintenance credits from a diverse range of organizations and certifying bodies.   While the …
EPA to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act, Highlight Past Successes and Small System Challenges
12/15/2014 2:48:29 PM
On Tuesday, December 16th, U.S. EPA Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld will be joined by State, local and community representatives at the San Jose Community and Bea Main Learning Center in Coachella Valley to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). Over the past four decades, the SDWA has enabled EPA and partners to supply safe drinking …
Toast the Season with Vintage North Jersey’s Wineries
Toast the Season with Vintage North Jersey’s Wineries
12/15/2014 2:31:25 PM
These local wineries will help you celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with stocking stuffers, presents for that special person, and, as you might have guessed, some truly “seasonal” wines. Share some holiday cheer, or shall we say, cheers , with a gift from one of North Jersey’s very own. These eight local wineries will help you celebrate the most wonderful time …
OEHS Professionals Help Update CIH® Certification Exam
OEHS Professionals Help Update CIH® Certification Exam
12/15/2014 8:21:39 AM
An eleven-member panel of occupational and environmental health and safety professionals was instrumental in an evaluation of the scope of the industrial hygiene profession in preparation for the Spring 2015 Certified Industrial Hygienist® (CIH®) examination.   The eleven professionals were appointed in 2014 to the Job Analysis (JA) Panel by the American Board of Industrial …
Changes Coming to Phase I Environmental Site Assessments in Puerto Rico
Changes Coming to Phase I Environmental Site Assessments in Puerto Rico
12/15/2014 8:05:56 AM
This past fall, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a final rule with changes to site assessment standards that will go into effect October 6th, 2015.  The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standard E1527-05 will be replaced with ASTM E1527-13.   People potentially affected by this action are those who perform all appropriate inquiries, …
Schneider Electric Partners with BroadGroup to Launch first International Colocation Club
12/15/2014 5:17:59 AM
Hosted by Paul-François Cattier, President Cloud & Service Providers and Finance, the first International Colocation Club took place last week in Paris and gathered 8 countries represented from as far as Brazil and Russia. The objectives were to share and exchange ideas around market challenges and business experience in the colocation industry and allow Colocation players …
Western Eagle Foundation and GPSTrackIt.com Honor Wounded Warriors and Families With Christmas Party
12/12/2014 5:54:51 PM
GPSTrackIt.com is sponsoring a Christmas party for Marine Wounded Warriors and their families on Saturday, December 20th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.  The party will be held at the Western Eagle Foundation facility at 40940 County Center Dr. in Temecula, California 92590.  The party will feature games, a reptile petting zoo, a bouncy house, a DJ, pictures of the kids with Santa, …
National Council of Nonprofits Calls on Congress to Not Give Up on Supporting America’s Charities
12/12/2014 1:54:40 PM
The following statement is attributable to Tim Delaney, President and CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits "For as long as the lights are still on for the 113th Congress, Senators and Representatives have the duty to stand up for their communities. There is no better way to ensure that important charitable work in those communities gets done seamlessly into the next …
To boost fight against Ebola and strengthen community-based services for the future, UNICEF raises appeal to US$500 million
To boost fight against Ebola and strengthen community-based services for the future, UNICEF raises appeal to US$500 million
12/12/2014 11:04:05 AM
UNICEF today announced an expanded fight against the Ebola virus in West Africa over the next six months, costing a total of US$500 million – of which just 24 per cent ($125.7 million) has been secured. The funds would enable the children’s organization to continue tackling the two major drivers of Ebola transmission – lack of early isolation of patients and unsafe burials – …
CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers campaign provided outstanding return on investment
12/11/2014 10:19:12 AM
The 2012 Tips From Former Smokers campaign spent only $480 per smoker who quit and $393 per year of life saved, according to an analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The results of the study were published today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. A commonly accepted threshold for cost-effectiveness of a public health intervention is …
Christmas in the Country Trail in Warren County, New Jersey
Christmas in the Country Trail in Warren County, New Jersey
12/10/2014 10:09:17 PM
Belvidere, NJ:  December, 2014 - Christmas in the Country Trial brings together three award-winning Warren County, New Jersey farms, all within five minutes of each other. Commemorating traditions and the farms’ distinctiveness is what sets them apart as much as it brings them together.  Wyckoff’s Christmas Tree Farm, Mackey’s Orchard and Four Sisters Winery embraces ‘Holiday …
Country Christmas Along the Banks of Two Great Rivers
Country Christmas Along the Banks of Two Great Rivers
12/10/2014 11:14:19 AM
FINESVILLE, NJ: Nestled between Pohatcong Mountain and Riegel Ridge where the Musconetcong River ends it journey and joins the great Delaware River to divide New Jersey from Pennsylvania, lies an area of panoramic river views.  Huddled in the valley along the banks of the convergence of these two great rivers you will find a handful of shops offering unique, locally grown, …
LEED IEQ Certification Services in Texas & the Gulf Coast offered by Indoor Environmental Consultants
LEED IEQ Certification Services in Texas & the Gulf Coast offered by Indoor Environmental Consultants
12/10/2014 8:18:14 AM
Across Texas and the Gulf Coast, a growing number of building owners and management companies have recognized the benefits of obtaining the USGBC Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for their properties.  To obtain this coveted status, there are a number of credit categories where points can be earned towards certification.   One major category …
Freund Insurance Agency Inaugurates ‘Agents Of Change’ Charity Program in East Setauket, NY, and Debuts With a Campaign to Help Victims of Domestic Violence
Freund Insurance Agency Inaugurates ‘Agents Of Change’ Charity Program in East Setauket, NY, and Debuts With a Campaign to Help Victims of Domestic Violence
12/8/2014 8:11:51 PM
East Setauket, NY – Freund Insurance Agency in E. Setauket, NY announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 60 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by …
CIH Program Benefits Industrial Hygiene Professionals Worldwide
CIH Program Benefits Industrial Hygiene Professionals Worldwide
12/8/2014 11:46:04 AM
For many industrial hygiene professionals who are considering taking the CIH exam next year, one question that is often asked is how will becoming a CIH impact my career.  To help answer this important question, ABIH began asking CIHs to share their personal stories about the ways the certification has changed their professional lives.    Many CIHs have responded and their …
Puerto Rico’s IAQ Experts Identify Indoor Asthma Triggers
Puerto Rico’s IAQ Experts Identify Indoor Asthma Triggers
12/8/2014 10:54:16 AM
According to figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 12 adults has asthma and 1 in 11 children suffers from the condition in the United States.  The CDC also reports that 9 people die from asthma each day and that the condition costs the country $56 billion each year.   Although there is no cure for asthma, the condition can be treated with …