Tuesday, December 28, 2004

Kristi Simon Named Young Professional of the Year

Kristi Simon Named Young Professional of the Year

O'Donovan and Associates announces that its Senior Account Manager, Kristi Simon, was recently named the Young Professional of the Year by the Howard County Chamber of Commerce.

Glenelg, MD (PRWEB) October 21, 2009

O'Donovan and Associates announces that its Senior Account Manager, Kristi Simon, was recently named the Young Professional of the Year by the Howard County Chamber of Commerce. Each year the Chamber recognizes members who have demonstrated a continuing commitment to the overall mission of the organization with its Awards for Chamber Excellence (ACE). The award was presented to Ms. Simon at the Chamber's Signature Event on October 2nd.

Kristi Simon has been in insurance her whole professional career. As a licensed insurance professional for over eight years, Kristi offers valuable insurance counseling to both individual and business clients.

About the Howard County Chamber of Commerce:
The Howard County Chamber of Commerce focuses on Advocacy, Communication, and Education for the business community. The current membership stands at over 800, representing businesses from across Howard County and the region. Member companies range in size from small entrepreneurships to Fortune 500 firms.

About O'Donovan and Associates:

For over 25 years, O'Donovan and Associates has been a leading insurance provider in Maryland, Delaware, and Washington, D. C. O'Donovan and Associates provides commercial liability protection, car insurance, homeowners' coverage, workers compensation, life, health, and disability insurance. For more information, visit the web site at www. OdonovanInsurance. com or call 410-423-4477.

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Sunday, December 26, 2004

Great Doctors Produce Great Results ($500,000 in Dividends): Healthcare Underwriters Group of Florida Pays Its First Cash Dividend to Its Insured Owners

Great Doctors Produce Great Results ($500,000 in Dividends): Healthcare Underwriters Group of Florida Pays Its First Cash Dividend to Its Insured Owners

Healthcare Underwriters Group of Florida (HUFL), a medical liability insurance company licensed and operating in Florida that is owned and governed exclusively by Florida physicians, announced today that it will pay its first cash dividends to its policyholders/owners. This action was approved by HUFL’s Subscribers Advisory Committee/Board and the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation after the company achieved outstanding loss results for the 2005 policy year.

DANIA, Fla. (PRWEB) October 15, 2008

HUFL's Chairperson, Steven Shapiro, M. D. says: "This dividend to our policyholders/owners is further proof that great doctors produce great results and also reflects HUFL's strong financial position and confidence in the company's future."

HUFL's vision and focus is to stabilize the volatile professional liability insurance market and ensure steady growth through a combination of disciplined underwriting and vigorous claims defense. The Company is financially strong and committed to keeping Florida doctors in control of their professional liability insurance.

According to HUFL's President, Edward Feller, M. D., "Insuring the right doctors, fighting claims aggressively and managing conservatively is what gives HUFL the results that deliver rate stability to its policyholders and provides predictability in a time of uncertain market conditions and challenges."

Currently, HUFL is having an excellent year despite a softening market. Losses that remain consistently lower than anticipated can be attributed mainly to the company's exceptional policyholders, who are practicing excellent medicine and referring quality physicians to their company. When HUFL's experience is better than anticipated in the future, it will seek to return a portion of the savings to its policyholders, in the form of another dividend.

The HUFL Insurance model

HUFL is a non-profit insurance reciprocal owned exclusively by its insureds/subscribers, Florida doctors. HUFL insures practicing physicians throughout Florida and in all medical specialties. HUFL's highly experienced management team has a zero tolerance for nuisance claims and aggressively defends its physicians.

For more information, call 866-484-5715 or visit www. HUgroupFL. com.

Saturday, December 25, 2004

Acclaimed Researcher Reveals in New Study Simple Remedies that Actually Save Gas, Improve Automobile Fuel Economy and Reduce Our Foreign Oil Dependence

Acclaimed Researcher Reveals in New Study Simple Remedies that Actually Save Gas, Improve Automobile Fuel Economy and Reduce Our Foreign Oil Dependence

New research study, based on the latest advancements in scientific research and automotive technology, reveals dozens of ways and strategies that drivers and consumers, themselves, can in fact dramatically increase a driver's fuel economy and gas usage by some 50 to 60 percent at little or no extra expense, and dramatically reduce gas costs. Plus restore, as well, our national security by cutting our dependence on foreign oil, increase safety, longer vehicle life, lower emissions and environmental degradation, greener living, etc.

Brooklyn, N. Y. (PRWEB) February 17, 2008

Fed up with and worried about high fuel costs and escalating gas prices? Frustrated by our (American) dependence on foreign oil? You're not alone. Recently, only in December 2007, the U. S. Congress enacted, and President Bush signed into law, the "Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007," designed to tackle precisely that very problem -- reducing the average driver's demand and usage of fuel by requiring that the driver meet a fuel economy standard of 35 MPG (miles per gallon) by 2020. That will mean an increase of 40 percent in fuel economy over current situation, literally meaning a savings of some 40 percent in the fuel costs of the average driver compared to today.

But hold on for a minute, says a new research study just released, "Boost Your Auto Fuel Economy & Cut Your Gas Costs by At Least 50%, Guaranteed," authored by Benji O. Anosike, Ph. D. Forget about having to wait till 2020, the study says; you, yourself (the average driver) can, in fact, achieve that same level of fuel economy and savings, or even better, TODAY. Dr. Anosike, a long-time legal and automotive researcher and expert on consumer self-help and cost-saving techniques, is the acclaimed author previously of the best-selling auto expense management book, "How to Settle Your Auto Accident Claims Without a Lawyer," and the author of over 24 self-help books on various topics of law and human life.

Anosike reveals in this 150-page study, the latest advancements in scientific research and automotive technology bearing on substantially improving the fuel economy and efficiency of a driver, detailing dozens of ways, all proven and certified by experts, governments and reputable evaluators, by which drivers and consumers can in fact:
 Dramatically increase a driver's fuel economy and usage by some 50 to 60 percent  Get a driver or vehicle up to 30, 35 or 40 MPG in fuel usage TODAY (not in 2020)  Beat the current high prices at the pump and make fuel costs affordable to the average driver  Drastically reduce gas emission, environmental pollution and global warming  Combat the rising health epidemic of obesity and diabetes by our growing over-reliance on automobile transportation and little exercise  Combat international terrorism and restore our national security by cutting our dependence on foreign oil

"The fundamental premise and thesis established by this study," says Dr. Anosike, "are basically two-fold. First, that both as an average driver and as a society, we (the Canadian and American drivers) don't really have to wait for the government or the OPEC or the automobile makers to solve our current high fuel or energy cost problems for us. Rather, simply as individuals, as drivers and consumers, we can by our own simple personal actions cut the fuel consumption and cost in a huge way, by up to 50 percent or more -- if we're really serious about it. And secondly, that we don't have to wait till 2020 to get the benefit of that relief. We can substantially enjoy it right now -- again, if we truly have the human will and the desire to do it."

Author Anosike illustrates by various concrete examples in the book, that by merely learning and utilizing various techniques, strategies and measures outlined therein, most of which do not involve high tech gadgetry and equipment or high expense but have been authenticated by respected industry experts to substantially save fuel -- techniques and measures such as good driving, less or no driving (bicycling or walking), minimal maintenance of the engine and certain crucial vehicle components, getting the best wheels for the vehicle, carpooling, etc. -- a driver can dramatically save tremendous amounts of fuel, maximize the use of every drop of gas intake, and reduce fuel costs as much as 50 to 60 percent -- in terms of getting more miles per gallon or litre and money saved, as well as of increased safety, longer vehicle life, reduced emissions and environmental degradation, and reduced dependence on foreign oil and giving aid to international terrorism, etc.

James Bishop Jr., former U. S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy, enthusiastically endorses a book of the subject matter of "Boost Your Auto Fuel Economy & Cut Your Gas Costs by at Least 50%, Guaranteed," as he notes that this is "the sort of book we hope will become widespread in America because it shows there are things people can do." Bishop adds that with a book of this caliber thrust in "the hands of the average driver, we can start cutting down on fuel consumption right away."

"It's all based on concrete scientific and mechanical data that continue to emerge, not on some bogus gimmickry or claims," says Dr. Anosike, the veteran researcher and prolific author. "Oh yes, a driver can achieve those tremendous results today, as we speak. And such fuel-boosting and cost-saving remedies we outline, are fully documented and certified as proven by eminent experts in the industry. In deed, even the U. S. and Canadian government agencies, and others, confirm them."

Anosike adds: "That's simply the reality, the FACT on the ground right now. The real issue for the average American and Canadian consumer has been, and is, which motorists are duly aware or informed of this FACT that such legitimate remedies that'll tremendously save then fuel and money now, do actually exist, and which ones among them do actually take that crucial practical bold step, and step out and take advantage of them and implement them in their own daily driving lives." 

For information on this novel proven dramatic fuel-saving and cost-reduction study, visit http://www. GetAutoFuelSavings. Org (http://www. GetAutoFuelSavings. Org)

Http://www. GetAutoFuelSavings. Org (http://www. GetAutoFuelSavings. Org)

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Friday, December 24, 2004

Expert Internet Marketing Consultant David Salcido Shows Zija Distributors How to Become Wealthy

Expert Internet Marketing Consultant David Salcido Shows Zija Distributors How to Become Wealthy

Expert Internet Marketing Consultant David Salcido will show Zija distributors how to become wealthy using his Internet marketing techniques that produce hundreds or thousands of new potential distributor and consumer leads. Instant growth insures business success.

Elk Ridge, UT (PRWEB) June 17, 2007

David Salcido, expert Internet Marketing Consultant and Associate Manager at Zija International (www. ZijaPower. com/david (http://www. ZijaPower. com/david)) is introducing an innovative marketing strategy for distributors in his Zija Moringa network that he believes will put his group head and shoulders above every other Zija network. He calls it the "Fire Your Boss" strategy.

David states that his implementation of a "Viral Internet Marketing Plan" using techniques to contact thousands of potential Zija distributors and consumers of the Zija Moringa Nutritional Beverage will equate to sales and business growth at "Hyper speed". Most business owners do not know the intricacies of marketing on the Internet. However, Internet marketing is being used by Fortune 500 companies to the fullest extent. Mr. Salcido will share these closely guarded marketing secrets with his network.

Zija International, after months of research and development of the Moringa Oleifera tree, a plant that has been described by many botanists and nutrition experts as the most complete nutritional botanical known to man, has commercially produced the Zija Moringa Nutrititional Dietary Supplement Drink. The Moringa tree has been featured on the Discovery Channel as a food source that health organizations throughout the world are teaching indigenous people to grow and harvest in an effort to end world hunger and malnutrition.

Zija, using Moringa Oleifera, has created a nutritional supplement drink they believe will bring better health to all people, especially those with plenty to eat, but suffer from an unhealthy and incomplete diet. Tests have shown that there is a direct correlation between the lack of proper nutrition and the increase in diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart and pulmonary dysfunction and other serious maladies.

Zija, in an effort to reduce the propensity of these ailments has begun a network marketing campaign to bring more awareness to the public of a potential solution to malnutrition. Through network distribution channels, more and more people are learning about and are consuming Zija Moringa Nutritional Beverage. The nutrition industry is exploding and this new awareness toward better health has created a perfect business opportunity for anyone seeking to start their own business with a product that is sure to revolutionize the health and wellness field.

Sales of Zija Moringa are already causing a stir with those in network marketing. Projected sales are expected to be in the millions in a matter of months due to the rapid expansion of the distributor force.

Zija has put together a 100% total turnkey business for their distributors for less than a $500 entry level commitment. All the elements necessary for a successful business are in place making the possibility of business failure minimal. Those that become distributors at the genesis of this new product are sure to benefit more financially than those that join later making this a truly ground floor opportunity. And with David Salcido's proprietary Internet "Viral Marketing" strategy, distributors have the opportunity not only to succeed, but to flourish with their own business.

David's goal is for all of his distributors to reach the point where self employed Zija distributors can "fire their bosses" and become instant millionaires. For more information on starting a profitable business with total support and becoming a member of the Zija Millionaire's Marketing Club, go to www. zijapower. com/david (http://www. zijapower. com/david) or call (801)330-2769 to speak directly to David Salcido.

(Zija International, the makers of their flagship product Zija Moringa Nutritional Dietary Beverage is lead by directors, Ken Brailsford, Rodney Larsen, Brad Stewart, Darrell Eyre, Mike Hershberger and master distributor Eric Glenn. Zija advisors are product formulator Russ Bianchi and Pharmacologist and author of "Miracle Tree", Dr. Monica Marcu. Trademarks include: Z-Atin, Zija Power Team, drink life in. Health properties of the Zija Moringa drink include: Zeatin, Quercetin, Beta-Sitosterol, Caffeoylquinic Acid, Kaempferol, Chlorophyll, Vitamins A, B, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, C, D, E, K, Folate, Biotin and many others, minerals Calcium, Chloride, Chromium, Copper, Fluorine, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Molybdenum, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium, Selenium, Sulpher, Zinc, eight essential Amino Acids Isoleucine, Leucine, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalaline, Threonine, Tryptophan, Valine, additional amino acids Alanine, Arginine, Aspartic Acid, Cystine, Glutamine, Glycine, Histidine, Proline, Serine, Tyrosine, and other nutrients Carotenoids, Cytokinins, Flavenoids, Omega 3, 6, 9 oils, Plant Sterols, Polyphenols, Lutein, Xanthins and Rutlin.

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Reverse Osmosis Systems Treat Pharmaceutical Drinking Water Contaminants

Reverse Osmosis Systems Treat Pharmaceutical Drinking Water Contaminants

A breaking investigation by The Associated Press found that at least 41 million Americans are being exposed to trace pharmaceuticals in their drinking water supplies. This report signals that now is a better time than ever for Americans to consider advanced water filtration options for their sustained health and safety.

HANOVER PARK, Ill. (PRWEB) March 11, 2008

 During the five-month investigation, prescription drugs such as sex hormones, antibiotics, anti-convulsants and mood stabilizers were detected in the water supplies of 24 major metropolitan areas. Everpure, LLC, the leading authority in drinking water treatment, offers a wide array of commercial grade water filtration systems expressly designed to eradicate dangerous contaminants from tap water in the home.

A growing number of studies show that, even in low dosages, pharmaceutical drug remnants may be damaging to humans. Because the federal government has not established safety limits for drugs found in drinking water, consumers are left largely responsible for the safeguarding of water sources.

Because removing pharmaceutical traces from water is logistically challenging, reverse osmosis is widely agreed upon as the best available treatment method. With Everpure's Reverse Osmosis III (ROM III) system, water first undergoes the reverse osmosis procedure (effectively filtering out the heavier molecular particles common in many pharmaceutical drugs), then passes through a granular-activated carbon membrane, which serves to filter out smaller impurities. The ROM III system also removes contaminants such as arsenic, lead, copper, sodium, nitrate/nitrite, fluoride, cysts, dissolved solids and chlorine taste and odor.

Although many under-sink filters contain activated carbon, the carbon membrane does not remain in contact with water long enough to sufficiently remove pharmaceutical remnants. With the news of this AP investigation, some consumers may turn to bottled water as a solution, yet many companies simply bottle filtered tap water with no systems in place to test and treat the presence of pharmaceuticals. Since reverse osmosis is exceedingly expensive to execute on large-scale supplies, drinking water treatment plants frequently employ chlorine, a chemical that may make pharmaceuticals even more toxic to humans.

"Bottled water and instant filtration cartridges are no longer a viable match against today's complex drinking water contaminants," said Eleni Yianas, director of residential marketing for Everpure. "Everpure's Reverse Osmosis Systems offers water that is both clean and delicious, because consumers should never have to wonder what, exactly, their families are drinking."

About Everpure:

Since 1933, Everpure has been a leader in manufacturing commercial water filtration products worldwide. More restaurants depend on Everpure for their water filtration needs than any other brand. Everpure has also become a trusted provider of drinking water systems to vending, consumer, marine and aviation markets, and has aided numerous industry leaders in the improvement of their water treatment. Everpure is part of the Water Technologies Group of Pentair, Inc. (NYSE:PNR). For more information, contact Everpure at (800) 323-7873 or visit www. everpure. com.

Thursday, December 23, 2004

Safe, Effective Herbal Remedies Can be Made at Home

Safe, Effective Herbal Remedies Can be Made at Home

Susun Weed, founder of the Wise Woman Center, world-renowned herbalist and author, empowers students to take charge of their health. She does this in part by introducing them to the native wisdom of using plants that grow locally and abundantly, and preparing them in their own kitchens.

Woodstock, NY (PRWEB) July 1, 2006

Susun Weed, founder of the Wise Woman Center, world-renowned herbalist and author, empowers students to take charge of their health. She does this in part by introducing them to the native wisdom of using plants that grow locally and abundantly, and preparing them in their own kitchens.

Her annual class, “Herbal Medicine Chest,” allows participants to identify, discuss, and learn how to prepare and use simple herbal remedies that prevent and relieve headaches, herpes, sciatica, rashes, wounds, insect bites, bee stings, indigestion, parasites, Lyme disease, sunburn, and much more. Remedies such as plantain oil can soothe cuts; yarrow tincture can be used as an insect repellant more effective than DEET; and dandelion root tincture can be carried along on trips to help soothe stomach troubles.

At the Wise Woman Center, one can find most of these plants growing wild, so students have the opportunity to see the live plants, harvest them and prepare them, to help ensure success when endeavoring to do so at home.

“Herbal Medicine Chest” will be held at the Wise Woman Center on July 15, 2006, from 10am-5pm. The cost is $75, with a $10 discount if paid one week ahead, and $20 discount if paid two weeks ahead. Class includes a delicious wild foods lunch.

Weather permitting, the class leaves promptly at 10:15 am for a walk in the woods with the goats, where you will have a talking stick ceremony, and lots of time to identify and talk about plants and ask questions. When the goats take a break, a wild food lunch will be prepared and enjoyed. Class size will be kept small to allow personal attention. Class held indoors in case of rain.

To register, contact the Wise Woman Center (address and phone below) or register online at http://www. ash-tree-publishing. com/bookshop (http://www. ash-tree-publishing. com/bookshop).

Vibrant, passionate, and involved, Susun Weed has garnered an international reputation for her groundbreaking lectures, teachings, and writings on health and nutrition. She challenges conventional medical approaches with humor, insight, and her vast encyclopedic knowledge of herbal medicine. Unabashedly pro-woman, her animated and enthusiastic lectures are engaging and often profoundly provocative. Susun is one of America's best-known authorities on herbal medicine and natural approaches to women's health. Her four best-selling books are recommended by expert herbalists and well-known physicians and are used and cherished by millions of women around the world. Learn more at www. herbshealing. com or contact the Wise Woman Center at PO Box 64, Woodstock, NY 12498; 845-246-8081, Wednesdays, 11am-4pm Eastern time.

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Pittsburgh Entrepreneur Combines Business Savvy with a Passion for Cycling to Open State-of-the-Art 'Cycling Centric' Facility in Lower Burrell, PA

Pittsburgh Entrepreneur Combines Business Savvy with a Passion for Cycling to Open State-of-the-Art 'Cycling Centric' Facility in Lower Burrell, PA

Upon opening, Life Cycle Fitness will be the largest, most technologically advanced Spinning® facility in the Pittsburgh Area with 21 bikes on a 1000 sq. ft of hardwood floor. Each new state of the art bike is equipped with clipless pedals and bike computers to monitor Heart Rate, Cadence, Speed and Distance. The Spinning room has been acoustically optimized with Aurelex sound panels to compliment the professional sound system, and the 2 ceiling mounted projectors that will project video on the 10 foot screens located on both sides of the instructor's stage. Every 2 riders has their own ceiling mounted oscillating fan to maximize airflow and keep the riders cool.

Lower Burrell, PA (PRWEB) December 2, 2007

The largest and most modern Spinning® facility in the tri-state region will open its doors December 1 with a special open house and details of its no-membership fee system.

Life Cycle Fitness offers 21 bikes and 10-foot screens where Life Cycle's unique GlobalSpin™ brings views of roads from all over the world into its 1,000 square ft. room.

Modern bikes automatically track heart rate, cadence, speed and distance. Certified instructors teach to music pumping from a technologically advanced sound system, complimented by acoustic panels on the walls and ceiling.

Classes range from 20 to 50 minutes and are available for newbies, Seniors, competitive cyclists and cross training athletes. There is no membership fee - customers pay by the class at a price of $6 or less.

Owner Gene Nacey built his career in the medical field by creating tracking technology for medical facilities across the globe.

Nacey realized early in his 20 plus years as an entrepreneur he needed something to detach from the office. He engages in several physical activities to release stress, ignite creativity and of course, stay physically fit. The demands of any career often lead to eating poorly, neglecting exercise and ignoring the need for down-time. During one of his rides, Nacey experienced his latest Eureka moment.

Combine his love of cycling with his years of business experience to open a state of the art facility where all levels of athlete could participate.

"When I tell someone we are opening a Spinning ® facility, 75 percent of the time they respond with 'Oh, I tried that, it's too intense for me.' Unfortuately, in discovering the tremendous benefits of Spinning ®, we cycling enthusiasts have dropped the rest of the population like Lance drops his competitors on the nearest climb. This is a non-impact, comfortable aerobic workout that is as entertaining as it is healthy. It needs to be shared with all levels of individuals seeking to improve fitness, not just elite athletes."

Life Cycle classes are built upon the Spinning® and Heart Zone Training® principles. Instructors can help you measure, monitor and manage different heart rate levels throughout the workout to ensure you aren't just spinning your wheels during your workout but actually working smarter to achieve the level of fitness you desire.

Life Cycle offers Pilates classes as a compliment to the cycling component of the fitness center.

"Our Pilates room is designed to support our theme of education and growth through group exercise," Nacey said. "The core strengthening that Pilates produces is beneficial for everyone, especially cyclists. We hope to offer alternative classroom workouts as the program evolves."

Life Cycle perks also include a coffee and smoothie bar that offers smoothies made from fresh ingredients, not mixes. A relaxing area is available to sip your smoothie while surfing the Internet using free Wi-Fi. A Pro Shop is on site to purchase cycling gear, and child care is available for a fee of $2 per child. Vacation cycling tours will also be offered in the summer and fall.

The first class is free. The introductory offer is $30 for 2 weeks of unlimited use.

Teams along with police, fire departments and Armed Service Personnel can qualify as families for group discounts. Free Sub Max Heart Rate or Threshold Heart Rate Classes is available for those purchasing unlimited monthly passes (normally a $10 to $25 value).

Per class prices run from $6 to estimates of less than a $1 per class with unlimited packages.

Open House is Dec. 1 from 7 a. m. to 8 p. m.

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Wednesday, December 22, 2004

Get Ready Australia, This October Sees The Launch Of National Nude Food Day

Get Ready Australia, This October Sees The Launch Of National Nude Food Day

The first annual National Nude Food Day is coming Wednesday 13 October. Supported by Nude Food Movers in partnership with Nutrition Australia, National Nude Food Day aims to highlight the importance of eating fresh, healthy, wrapper free lunches for our health.

(Vocus) August 13, 2010

While many schools and businesses across Australia have been hosting their own ‘Nude Food’ or ‘Rubbish Free’ Days, National Nude Food Day will bring the whole community together to proactively improve their health and the health of our planet.

Hundreds of schools and a growing number of businesses have already registered at http://www. nudefoodday. com. au and now you can too!
This website will transform on 30 August to the online hub of National Nude Food Day where you will find activities for students, recipes for parents, resources for corporates and classroom activities for teachers.

Registered schools will also be mailed a pack full of all the resources they need to make National Nude Food Day a success in their school. These packs will include a Nude Food Movers Rubbish Free Lunch Box, promotional posters and online access to lesson plans, certificates of participation and more.

You can also show your support of this fantastic initiative by visiting the National Nude Food Day Facebook Page.

Nude Food Day has been developed in response to the increasing concern surrounding two of the nation’s most critical issues: the importance of good nutrition for optimal health, and assigning a greater commitment to minimising our environmental footprint.

Aloysa Hourigan, national spokesperson for Nutrition Australia says, "With the 2010 theme for National Nutrition Week being 'Falling in Love with Food – Healthy Food; Healthy Planet', National Nude Food Day is a perfect fit - we’re excited to be in partnership with such an inspired awareness campaign".

As a part of Nude Food Day, Nude Food Movers is contributing a portion of its September and October sales from its Rubbish Free Lunch Box in support of Nutrition Australia’s educational health programs for Australian kids.

"The launch of Nude Food Day is very exciting for Nude Food Movers, as it represents everything we stand for; encouraging Australians to be healthy and to look after their environment," says Dale Harbinson, Managing Director, Smash Enterprises - Nude Food Movers. "We are looking forward to building our relationship with Nutrition Australia in the coming years, to encourage all Australians to eat nude!"

Let’s encourage all Australians to be a part of National Nude Food Day... It’s for our health and the health of our planet.

FACT
Childhood obesity has been rapidly increasing (2, 3) with up to 25% of Australian children being overweight or obese. The implications for the future health of these children are very concerning. Already, one identified major negative outcome is the rising rate of diabetes in childhood, and obesity and diabetes in adult life (4).

FACT
Australia is among the highest producers of waste in the world (OECD 2002). It generates waste at a rate of 2.25 kilograms per person per day, the majority of which ends up in landfill (AGO 2004). During 2002-03 over 17 million tonnes of waste was disposed of at landfills in Australia (1).

References:
1. Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2007, Household Waste Management, abs. gov. au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/0/1301.0 2. Baur LA, Obesity: definitely a growing problem. Med J Aust 2001; 174:553-554. 3. Magarey AM, Daniels LA, Boulton TJC. Prevalence of overweight and obesity in Australian children and adolescents: reassessment of 1985 and 1995 data against new standard international definitions. Med J Aust 2001; 174:561- 564. 4. O’Dea J. Communication to ‘Community and Change’ conference, University of Sydney, October 22 2007.

For more information on Nude Food Day, interviews or imagery, please contact Press Play:
Cassie O’Brien - t. 03 9645 9477 m. 0450 783 162 e. cassie(at)pressplaycreations(dot)com(dot)au
Nathan Luker - t. 03 9645 9477 m. 0424 150 559 e. nathan(at)pressplaycreations(dot)com(dot)au
Beth Richards - t. 03 9645 9477 m. 0419 506 476 e. beth(at) pressplaycreations(dot)com(dot)au

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M2 Master Consultant Sue Paananen is Slated to Attend the Wealth Masters International Conference

M2 Master Consultant Sue Paananen is Slated to Attend the Wealth Masters International Conference

The M2 Wealth Masters International Conference will be held November 15 - 18, 2009 at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. In attendance will be Sue Paananen, who turned to the lucrative field of internet marketing after the recession hit her profession as a Software Engineer. A wealth of financial education will be taught by world class experts, as well as health and business topics.

Minneapolis, Minnesota (PRWEB) October 17, 2009

M2 Master Consultant Sue Paananen will be meeting with top ranked producers in the direct sales industry, who will gather together at the M2 Wealth Masters International Conference in Las Vegas next month. Also in attendance will be CEO and co-founder Kip Herriage and co-founder Karl Bessy, as well as bestselling author of The Traveler's Gift, Andy Andrews. The conference is private, open only to M2 or M3 Master Level Consultants or members in the company.

"There are two main benefits of attending," Sue Paananen shares. "First is to gain a vast amount of knowledge from 3 intensive days of financial education from world class speakers on the subject. Not only will we learn investment strategies from top financial authorities to improve our own portfolios, but we will gain a thorough understanding of the financial education package that many of us are providing as internet marketers." "Second," Sue continues, "is to network with and personally meet so many successful top producers, building a large network of support and new ideas to try in our own businesses to ensure results. This undoubtedly will launch our businesses to a new level of success, and give us the knowledge of how to handle any profits from our businesses wisely."

To learn more about the M2 Wealth Masters International Conference, visit http://www. prweb. com/releases/2009/09/prweb2920464.html (http://www. prweb. com/releases/2009/09/prweb2920464.html). To learn how you can become a part of the growing numbers of successful internet marketer entrepreneurs, visit http://livingfinanciallyindependent. com (http://livingfinanciallyindependent. com).

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16th International Conference on Cancer Nursing Atlanta, Georgia, USA, March 7-11, 2010

16th International Conference on Cancer Nursing Atlanta, Georgia, USA, March 7-11, 2010

The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) is pleased to announce that its 16th International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN), the premier international educational opportunity for cancer nurses, will be held in the vibrant city of Atlanta, Georgia, USA, from Sunday 7 March - Thursday 11 March 2010. Abstracts are now being accepted online up to 3 July, 2009.

Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) June 7, 2009

The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) is pleased to announce that its 16th International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN), the premier international educational opportunity for cancer nurses, will be held in the vibrant city of Atlanta, Georgia, USA, from Sunday 7 March - Thursday 11 March 2010.

The theme of the 16th ICCN is "Enhancing Knowledge, Promoting Quality".

Abstracts are now being accepted online at http://www. isncc. org/conference/16th_ICCN/Call_for_Abstracts. aspx (http://www. isncc. org/conference/16th_ICCN/Call_for_Abstracts. aspx). The submission deadline is 3 July, 2009. Abstracts about Leadership/Administration, Research or Education topics/projects in the field of oncology nursing are invited to be considered. The 16th ICCN scientific planning committee particularly invites abstracts related to the conference theme and will consider all abstracts of high significance to nurses in cancer care worldwide.

The International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN) is a unique educational and networking opportunity that highlights the essential role that nurses play in the prevention, treatment and care for cancer patients worldwide. The ICCN brings together leaders in cancer nursing from all over the world. It is the longest running international conference in the field.

Registration is open and savings of up to $200 can be made by registering before 30 October, 2009. Online registration is available at http://www. isncc. org/conference/16th_ICCN/Registration. aspx (http://www. isncc. org/conference/16th_ICCN/Registration. aspx).

To submit an abstract, or to access further information and regular updates about the conference, please visit www. isncc. org.

For further information, contact:
Julie Young
16th ICCN Project Director
ISNCC Secretariat
375 West 5th Avenue, Suite 201
Vancouver, BC, Canada, V5Y 1J6
T: +1.604.630.5516
E: info@isncc. org

About ISNCC:
The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care is the international voice of oncology nursing dedicated to the protection and preservation of health and the relief of cancer-related sickness through the provision of education, research and international networking opportunities among cancer nursing groups and individuals. ISNCC is the only federation of national cancer nursing societies, oncology institutions and individual cancer nursing professionals.

About the ICCN:
The International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN) is the longest running international conference in the field. Held biennially, the ICCN is the premier international educational opportunity for cancer nurses.

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Tuesday, December 21, 2004

Writers Notes Magazine Features Exclusive William Styron Interview

Writers Notes Magazine Features Exclusive William Styron Interview

Writers Notes Magazine obtains an exclusive interview with legendary American writer William Styron, speaking on his life and art in the upcoming fall issue.

(PRWEB) October 4, 2005

Writers Notes Magazine, the international literary publication of stories, essays, interviews, and visual arts, has scored another top interview, this time with prizewinning author, William Styron. The interview is set to appear in issue #4 slated for October 2005.

Styron, who in 2005 celebrated his 80th birthday, is most known as the author of SophieÂ’s Choice and the Pulitzer prizewinning Confessions of Nat Turner. Speaking in his New England home in 2001 with WNM contributing writer Kathye Fetsko Petrie, Styron discussed his life, work, and health, among other topics.

During the interview, Styron reveals how a serious illness plunged him into a deep depression in 2000. This dark corner of SytronÂ’s life was explored in his 1993 book, Darkness Visible, but unlike his previous battle, his recent depression resulted in electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), commonly called shock treatments.

“I don’t think it helped me, but I don’t think it hurt me either,” Styron says. “I just don’t know what it did. It may have caused the strange amnesia, which took over later.”

Styron claims that writing is a “painful thing” as well, but by the age of eighteen, he felt that a life in letters was “a calling like a priest in the sense that no other form of activity would make my life satisfying or worthwhile."

Interviewer Petrie, author of the childrenÂ’s book Flying Jack and editor/publisher of Local Lit, is a recent addition to the growing Writers Notes staff.

“She was specifically brought onboard to handle author interviews,” says Senior Editor Christopher Klim, who is the author of just-released satirical novel, The Winners Circle. “She’s a valuable asset, given her skill, experience, and connections with members of the literary community.”

The William Styron interview will appear in issue #4, alongside contributions from cult author Robert Gover, selected writers, and the 2005 Writing Award Winners for fiction.

USEFUL LINKS: www. writersnotes. com, www. hopepubs. com, www. christopherklim. com www. kathyefetskopetrie. com, www. locallit. com, www. locallit. com/abouttheeditor. html (http://www. locallit. com/abouttheeditor. html )

Contact:

Hopewell Publications

(609) 818-1049

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Canonsburg Woman Undergoes Robot-Assisted Weight Loss Procedure at AGH

Canonsburg Woman Undergoes Robot-Assisted Weight Loss Procedure at AGH

A Pittsburgh area woman has undergone a new, robot-assisted weight loss surgical procedure at Allegheny General Hospital.

Pittsburgh, PA (Vocus) July 10, 2009

A Washington County woman is recovering well today after undergoing a new, robot-assisted weight loss surgical procedure at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH). Malinda Eustis, 52, of Canonsburg, is one of just a handful of bariatric patients in the region to benefit from the advanced technology since AGH launched its robotic surgery program in 2008.

A state-of-the-art device that is revolutionizing the field of minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery, the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System features robotic arms equipped with surgical instruments that are remotely controlled by surgeons sitting at a console in the operating room.

Originally developed by NASA for operating on astronauts in space and used by the Department of Defense to operate on soldiers in the battlefield, the da Vinci System allows surgeons to see targeted anatomy through a high resolution, three dimensional endoscopic camera. The System's robotic arms exceed the natural range of motion of the human hand and are designed to minimize the possibility of human error.

Doctors at the West Penn Allegheny Health System (WPAHS) are now using the technology to perform an assortment of surgical procedures, including prostate cancer surgery, gynecologic surgery and surgeries of the pancreas, esophagus, adrenal gland, gallbladder and kidney.

According to Miro Uchal, M. D., Director of AGH’s Minimally Invasive Surgery Center Education Program and Director of the hospital’s Division of Bariatric Surgery (www. pabariatricsurgery. com), weight loss surgery was a natural extension of the robotic program considering the complexity of the procedure and the growing demand for it in western Pennsylvania.

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease estimates that nearly one third of U. S. adults are now considered obese, and the number of people classified as morbidly obese – defined as having a body mass index of 40 or higher - also continues to rise exponentially - from 3% in 1988 to more than 7% in 2006.

Obesity is linked to a number of serious health problems, including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, arthritis, sleep apnea and stroke.

With both conventional and robotic laparoscopic surgery, weight loss procedures can be performed through just a few small incisions. The precision perfect arms of the robot, however, offer easier access to some of the more inaccessible areas in the body, Dr. Uchal said.

Ms. Eustis underwent a complex bariatric procedure at AGH on May 11 in which Dr. Uchal converted her from one form of bariatric surgery, called vertical banded gastroplasty, to a Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, which is considered the gold standard of weight loss surgery.

“When performing Ms. Eustis’ revision, I found the patient’s abdomen was frozen with adhesions [scar tissue that had formed after her previous surgery] and that nothing but fibrous tissue was covering the area of interest. Yet, with the unrestricted range of motion of the robot’s ‘fingers’ I was able to separate vital organs layer by layer without any injury to the patient and virtually no blood loss,” Dr. Uchal said.

Dr. Uchal said that da Vinci offers distinct advantages to both the surgical team and patients.

“The da Vinci System greatly improves our ability to confront even the most complicated obesity cases with a minimally invasive approach, providing surgeons with superior visualization, dexterity, control of the instruments and ergonomic function,” he said. “With this technology, we are better able to afford patients a proven surgical treatment that results in fewer complications, shorter recovery time and less post-operative pain.”

In normal digestion, food passes through the stomach and enters the small intestine where nutrients are absorbed. Gastric bypass involves significantly reducing the size of the stomach to limit a patient’s food consumption and bypassing a sizable portion of the small intestine.

“We essentially construct a mini-stomach by permanently dividing the stomach, creating a pouch that can hold only a few bites of food. The intestines are then cut approximately one and a half feet beyond the stomach and attached to the pouch. This reconfiguring of the digestive system provides both a restrictive and malabsorptive method to the weight loss,”Dr. Uchal said.

More than 150,000 such operations are now performed annually in the United States.

“For morbidly obese patients, weight loss surgery can be a life-saving operation. Although results vary, gastric bypass on average leads to a 65% reduction in excess weight. When combined with healthy life-style changes that patients are encouraged to pursue following surgery, this procedure enables us to resolve or greatly improve 80 to 90 percent of a patient’s weight-related health problems,” Dr. Uchal said. 

A number of clinical studies have demonstrated the advantages of robotic gastric bypass, Dr. Uchal said.

Reporting in the September, 2008 Journal of Robotic Surgery, surgeons from the University of Texas Medical School showed that robotic surgery significantly reduced a patient’s risk of developing gastrointestinal leakage from the procedure, a rare but serious complication.

Researchers from Stanford University noted additional potential advantages in an August 2005 study published in the Archives of Surgery. They found that the robotic system made the surgery quantitatively easier to perform and reduced the median surgical times by approximately 30 minutes.

Dr. Uchal stressed that gastric bypass is generally recommended for patients who are severely obese and/or those who are experiencing a reduced quality of life from health problems related to their weight.

Designated as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, AGH surgeons annually perform more than 400 weight loss procedures. Dr. Uchal expects that a growing number of these procedures will be done with the da Vinci System.

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Mountain Media Launches Redesigned Website for International Fitness Association

Mountain Media Launches Redesigned Website for International Fitness Association

International Youth Conditioning Association re-energizes with new Web presence. Versatile eCommerce, content management, and member management provide functionality to facilitate growth and disseminate information. Custom graphic design and strict standards compliance ensure unique appearance and enhances potential visibility.

Saratoga Springs, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2006

Mountain Media, a leader in the eCommerce solutions industry, is pleased to announce the newly-redesigned Web presence of the Schaumburg, IL-based International Youth Conditioning Association (IYCA), a leader in youth fitness and athletic development education. IYCA's cutting-edge eCommerce and informational website, http://www. iyca. org (http://www. iyca. org), powered by Mountain Media's Mountain Commerce 6, allows IYCA to more easily fulfill its mission of furthering youth fitness and athletics.

Incorporated in 2004, IYCA provides solid leadership and a defining voice within the ever-changing fields of youth fitness and athletics. Through its comprehensive line of educational programs, in-depth annual conferences, informative audiovisual productions, and widespread internship facilitation, IYCA has the dedication and drive to powerfully enhance the health and confidence of youths worldwide.

Mountain Commerce 6's unparalleled scalability and versatility provide IYCA with a single complete eCommerce and Content Management solution, including a secure message board to facilitate discussion, mailing list management to disseminate quarterly newsletters, and a free resource center including valuable information for fitness professionals. Additionally, membership-based services are integrated into IYCA's new website; Mountain Commerce 6 allows iyca. org to function as a central hub for all Internet-based IYCA activity.

Mountain Media designed IYCA's website with ground-up scalability and flexibility, allowing IYCA unlimited Internet growth potential. With Mountain Commerce 6's extensive suite of business management tools, IYCA is now poised for vastly accelerated organizational development.

The IYCA's website, featuring a custom-designed graphical scheme by Mountain Media designers, was created alongside IYCA staff to be pleasing to the eye and easy to navigate. As with all Mountain Media-designed websites, IYCA's website has been built from scratch utilizing the most advanced graphical applications; its unique appearance gives it stronger identity as a website, greatly distinguishing it from template-driven competitors.

Mountain Media designed IYCA's website to be fully standards-compliant and search engine friendly, maximizing indexability for increased visibility.

Utilizing the power of Mountain Media, IYCA looks looks forward to long-term success in its Web-based endeavors.

For more information about IYCA, please visit http://www. iyca. org (http://www. iyca. org)

For more information about Mountain Media's products and services, please visit http://www. mountainmedia. com (http://www. mountainmedia. com)

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Sunday, December 19, 2004

Experts Say 50 Percent of Businesses Fail Within the First Year! “Give Me 60 Seconds and I’ll Give you Business Building Solutions That Beat the Odds!”

Experts Say 50 Percent of Businesses Fail Within the First Year! “Give Me 60 Seconds and I’ll Give you Business Building Solutions That Beat the Odds!”

Business experts agree...50% of all businesses fail in the first year and only 1 in 5 make it to year four. Those who survive the two – four year mark may endure a mountain of debt, health defeating stress levels and only the “dream” of seeing the word “profit” on their budget sheets. Not only should business owners muster the “know how” of understanding “true” business economics, entrepreneurs must become aware of the “hustle” disguised as “help” that awaits them at every corner. Promising “the dream” while stealing your hard earned income, the “con artist” is waiting for the “naive” business owner. With the scam artists in front of you and the economy on your back, I ask the question; “How can business owners fight back and keep “The American Dream” in the face of those types of odds?“

Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) January 9, 2006

Business experts agree...50% of all businesses fail in the first year and only 1 in 5 make it to year four. Those who survive the two – four year mark may endure a mountain of debt, health defeating stress levels and only the “dream” of seeing the word “profit” on their budget sheets. Not only should business owners muster the “know how” of understanding “true” business economics, entrepreneurs must become aware of the “hustle” disguised as “help” that awaits them at every corner. Promising “the dream” while stealing your hard earned income, the “con artist” is waiting for the “naive” business owner. With the scam artists in front of you and the economy on your back, I ask the question; “How can business owners fight back and keep “The American Dream” in the face of those types of odds?“

“It’s all about concept and execution…business owners must have their “A” game ready, a polished execution plan, value based reputation and credibility as their talking points” is a business building core value of Francina R. Harrison, MSW also known nationally by her alter ego “The Career Engineer.” Mrs. Harrison, a sought after career management & business building solutions consultant, is the creator of the “Stop Getting Hustled” business building training modules and seminars for new and used business owners. She is also the author of the book “A Mind to Work: the Life and Career Planning Guide for People Who Want Need to Work! The message is simple, “Don’t Get Anxious – Get Prepared”…don’t focus on the economic indicators, focus on your potential…find your competitive edge, sell your “message”, build alliances and execute your custom plan.

It’s this “non-traditional” and “soul” stirring delivery of career and performance consulting that has this Navy spouse and Norfolk State University graduate interviewed on the Tavis Smiley nationally syndicated radio show, the Chicago Tribune, Next Step Magazine and as a featured writer in The Black Collegian Magazine. “Bottom line, most business owners have conquered the “concept” of their business, but failed at planning the “execution.” The Career Engineer continues, “Execution involves finding your niche, developing your market, promoting your brand and building your cadre of crucial relationships. Today’s entrepreneur, must become “self aware”, BEFORE they attend a Chamber or high powered networking event.”

Harrison & Associates, “Home of the Career Engineer” is committed to helping career seekers, career changers, new and existing business owners to reduce their competition and increase their results. Francina R. Harrison concludes, “ We have established FREE and FEE based services via our Career Engineers University 2006 Training & Networking events to give business owners and career changers a fighting chance that echoes our philosophy: Don’t Get Anxious – Get Prepared.”

Seminars are forming now. Contact Harrison & Associates at 757-420-1109 for 2006 “Business Building “Stop the Hustle” training modules and seminar dates, registration and fees. For more information on Career Management/Business Building services, The Career Engineer’s Network, Lectures and Networking events, view www. thecareerengineers. com

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Saturday, December 18, 2004

Avandia Resource Website

Avandia Resource Website

Avandia Lawyers Williams Bailey launch an Avandia Resource Website

Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 5, 2007

In reaction to a study (Effect of Rosiglitazone on the Risk of Myocardial Infarction and Death from Cardiovascular Causes-Published at www. nejm. org May 21, 2007) conducted by Dr. Steven Nissen and Kathy Wolksi that outlines potential harmful side effects associated with Avandia the Houston Texas Law firm Williams Bailey has launched a website frequently asked questions in regards to Avandia (http://www. avandialawsuitattorney. com/frequently_asked_questions_avandia. aspx) intended to be a resource for frequently asked questions related to Avandia. Williams Bailey is led by Attorneys John Eddy Williams and Steve Kherkerk, and has 26 attorneys and over 120 support staff and has worked in the area pharmaceutical litigation for over 24 years.

Avandia (rosiglitazone) is made by GlaxoSmithKline and is prescribed as a treatment for Type 2 Diabetes for those who do not take daily insulin injections. Avandia was approved by the FDA in 1999 over the past 8 years over 60 million prescriptions have been written for the drug. According to the study by Dr. Steven Nissen and Kathy Wolksi who evaluated 42 studies that looked at 28,000 patients of whom were 15,560 were taking Avandia. The researchers found the risk of a heart attack increased 43 percent among those taking Avandia. The researches also found that there is a 64 percent increased risk of dying from cardiovascular causes while taking the drug. The findings of the study that will appear in the June 14 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, but because of the serious implications of the study the New England Journal of Health released the findings early. The FDA reported that Avandia is the same class as Rezulin which in rare cases has been associated with serious liver injury including liver failure or death. The FDA also reports that there is a risk associated with Avandia of blood sugar becoming dangerously low. Paul Diggle a pharmaceutical analyst at Nomura Code Securities based in London commented, "Unless this can be refuted, which I rather doubt, then this is going to seriously damage one of the cornerstones of Glaxo going forward."

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Friday, December 17, 2004

Pro Mujer in Peru Wins IDB's 2007 Award for Excellence in Microfinance

Pro Mujer in Peru Wins IDB's 2007 Award for Excellence in Microfinance

Pro Mujer in Peru has been awarded the 2007 Award for Excellence in Microfinance from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

New York (PRWEB) September 20, 2007

Pro Mujer Peru (http://www. promujer. org/index. tpl? NG_View=65&NG_Id_Country=5) has been awarded the 2007 Award for Excellence in Microfinance from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

The Inter-American Awards for Microenterprise Development recognize institutions exhibiting growth of sustainable financial services and innovation in new products. Pro Mujer in Peru was honored with the award for non-regulated financial institutions.

"We are delighted to receive this award, which celebrates our efforts to provide sustainable financial and health services to poor women in the rural and urban areas of southern Peru," said Naldi Delgado, Director of Pro Mujer in Peru, one of five institutions in the Pro Mujer organization.

The IDB, a multilateral development bank, announced that Pro Mujer in Peru "stood out for its efforts to reach women in rural areas and the high quality of its loan portfolio," noting that nearly one-third of its clients live on less than US$1 a day.

Pro Mujer in Peru will receive the award at the 10th Inter-American Microenterprise Forum (http://www. iadb. org/foromic/), to be held in San Salvador on October 4. El Salvador's President, Antonio Saca, and IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno will present the award.

Founded in 1999, Pro Mujer in Peru offers a wide range of services to women entrepreneurs, including several types of loans, access to saving accounts, business and health training, and healthcare through alliances with local clinics and hospitals. The institution also provides counseling and other care for women and families dealing with alcoholism and domestic violence.

Watch a video about Pro Mujer in Peru >> (http://video. google. com/videoplay? docid=-2590068881641838655)

About Pro Mujer
Pro Mujer offers financial services, business training and healthcare to poor women in Latin America, helping them to achieve economic security and improved health.

Pro Mujer has presence in Argentina, Bolivia, Mexico, Nicaragua and Peru. Since its inception in 1990, the organization has disbursed more than US$327 million in small loans averaging approximately US$189. Clients have saved US$12 million, providing a financial buffer for their families in times of crises.

Pro Mujer is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. More information is available on the website, www. promujer. org

Thursday, December 16, 2004

Chicago-area Orthopaedic Surgeon David Butler Presents Advancements in Total Hip and Knee Replacement on Wednesday, Nov. 10 in Orland Park, Illinois

Chicago-area Orthopaedic Surgeon David Butler Presents Advancements in Total Hip and Knee Replacement on Wednesday, Nov. 10 in Orland Park, Illinois

New approaches to hip and knee replacement are allowing Baby Boomers with arthritis to get back to their favorite activities—from golf to dancing to softball. On Wednesday, Nov. 10, Chicago-area board-certified orthopaedic surgeon David Butler, MD, will speak about the latest advancements in hip and knee replacement, including anterior-approach hip replacement.

Orland Park, IL (PRWEB) November 4, 2010

Advancements in hip and knee replacement are allowing Baby Boomer arthritis patients to get back to the sports and activities they love. Minimally invasive procedures mean smaller incisions and faster healing than ever before.

On Wednesday, Nov. 10, board-certified orthopaedic surgeon David Butler, MD, will lead a community presentation and answer questions on Advancements in Total Hip and Knee Replacement at the Palos Health and Fitness Center from 6 to 7 pm. The fitness center is located at 15430 West Ave. in Orland Park, Ill. Check-in begins at 5:30 pm. Admission is free, but registration is required. Call 708-226-2300 to register.

Dr. Butler, whose office is located at the Palos Primary Care Center in Orland Park, Ill., has been on staff at Palos Community Hospital in Palos Heights, Ill. since 1996. He has advanced fellowship training in arthritis and hip and knee replacement, and has specialized in hip and knee replacement and revision surgery since 1991.

One of the latest advances in total hip replacement is the anterior (front) approach. “There are several advantages of anterior-approach hip replacement,” Dr. Butler explains. “No muscle is cut—we spread muscle fibers during surgery, but we don’t detach the muscle. This causes less trauma to the body and helps patients recover faster.

“And anterior-approach hip replacement has no hip precautions after surgery,” he adds. “With traditional hip replacement, patients are cautioned not to stoop or squat, or cross their legs above the knee to avoid a painful dislocation.

“Anterior-approach hip replacement is not for everyone,” says Dr. Butler. “Each patient’s case must be evaluated individually to determine the most appropriate treatment plan.”

But for many Baby Boomers sidelined by arthritis, anterior-approach hip replacement has been the key to getting back in the game. Case in point: Mariann Didier, a 48-year-old Crestwood, Ill. woman who has been playing 16-inch softball since she was eight.

“I’ve had arthritis in my right hip for about four years, and it had been getting worse,” Didier recalls. “This is the first year I couldn’t run the bases—the pain was unbearable. After I got a hit and ran to first base, I had to get a runner to replace me.

“My family asked, ‘Are you ready to give up playing ball?’ and I said, ‘No!’” Didier laughs. “I told them, ‘When I get this hip replaced, I’m going back to playing ball.’ They all looked at me incredulously and said, ‘You’re 48—you don’t play ball!’ And I said, ‘Oh yes, I do! All my friends are my age and they’re still playing. Why can’t I?’

“I chose anterior-approach hip replacement so I could go back to playing softball next year,” says Didier, who has been a home health physical therapist’s assistant for 25 years. “And the posterior approach has too many hip precautions for my line of work.

“Softball is my only hobby,” Didier says. “I love it—I play on three different teams.” She realizes she’s younger than most hip replacement patients, but she has a lot in common with them. “A lot of male patients just want to get back to playing golf,” she says.

“I was aware of Dr. Butler’s reputation,” Didier recalls. “I’ve worked with a lot of his patients, and when you’re a home health therapist, you know of the doctor by how his patients turn out.”

Didier had anterior-approach hip replacement on Friday, Sept. 10 and was home two days later. “Most patients are in the hospital for four or five days,” she acknowledges. “Then, depending on how de-conditioned they are, they have to go to a rehabilitation center. But I knew I was going home.

“I came home on Sunday, did some gentle range-of-motion exercises and started using a walker,” Didier recalls. “By Tuesday, I progressed to crutches. Eight days after surgery, I was on one crutch and was walking outside. Two weeks post-op, I started using a cane. Doctors tell hip replacement patients, ‘Walk, walk, walk.’ I did a lot of walking.”

Five weeks after surgery, Didier was back to work. “I feel great!” she says. “I have no problems getting in and out of my car and carrying my work bag. When I’m seeing patients at their homes, sometimes I have to get down on the floor. I’m having no problems whatsoever.

“I have a way to go before I’m ready to play softball again, but I’m guessing that next year I won’t have any pain so I can make it to first base and not have a runner,” she laughs. “I’m very thrilled with how the surgery turned out and how far I’ve come.”

For more information on Butler Orthopaedics, visit http://www. drbutlerortho. com, or call 708-349-6700 to schedule an appointment.

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Wednesday, December 15, 2004

More Than Alive Introduces Cane Creek Coffee -- Gourmet Taste at an Affordable Price

More Than Alive Introduces Cane Creek Coffee -- Gourmet Taste at an Affordable Price

More Than Alive has good news for coffee drinkers and anyone else who would like to try fine coffee for the first time. They are now offering a special High Grown coffee called Cane Creek Coffee.

Linden, TN (Vocus) August 10, 2010

More Than Alive is now offering a special HG coffee called Cane Creek Coffee. HG stands for High Grown. This is important because most coffee today is mass-produced with quantity in mind rather than quality. Cane Creek Coffee is taken from beans that are cultivated in such a way that there is no mistaking the rich flavor as well as the attention given to create this high quality coffee.

Coffee is a one of the most popular beverages enjoyed worldwide. It is prepared from roasted seeds, commonly called coffee beans, of the coffee plant. Coffee beans are seeds of coffee cherries that grow on trees in over seventy countries. However, coffee must be grown in tropical areas like Central America because the beans take seven to nine months to ripen. The aroma of the coffee is at its richest when it is grown in acidic soil and the beans are allowed to mature slowly. All of these factors make Cane Creek Coffee one of the best in the world and here is why.

Cane Creek Coffee is grown in the mountains of Western Honduras at elevations of at least 3,500 feet. The soil is perfect for coffee growing and the cool temperature means the beans are maturing more slowly than they would in warmer climates. After their long growing season, the first batch of coffee beans is finally ready to be harvested.

However, like all fruit, coffee beans do not all ripen at the same time. Though some have turned red, green ones still need more time to mature. Mass harvesting would mix these beans together jeopardizing the coffee flavor. However, the beans used for Cane Creek Coffee are harvested by hand under the farmers’ discerning eyes. They pick only the ripe beans and leave the others for a later harvest. Three separate harvests may be necessary before all the ripe beans are finally picked. They are then sent to be dried, roasted, and tightly packaged. The final result is obvious to those who have tasted the difference between mass produced coffee and the pampered beans of our Cane Creek Coffee.

For additional information on Cane Creek Coffee or the bulk herbs and Berkey Water Filters More Than Alive provides, contact Elma or visit http://www. morethanalive. com/.

About More Than Alive:
More Than Alive is committed to offering the highest quality service and up to date information and products for healthier living, including bulk herbs, bulk foods, Berkey Water Filters, essential oils, and more.

Contact:
Elma
More Than Alive
800-516-5911

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Sunday, December 12, 2004

PharmaWatch Health Round-up

PharmaWatch Health Round-up

Research and Markets have announced the addition of the ‘PharmaWatch Health Round-up’ report to their offering.

(PRWEB) December 10, 2003

The PharmaWatch Health Round-up is a one-stop news shop for time-pressed executives. It provides monthly insight

Into the key events in the Healthcare industry. The report contains the latest news, analysis and opinion, covering all the month's major issues and events in R&D, regulatory and licensing in the Healthcare industry.

For a complete index of this report click on http://www. researchandmarkets. com/reports/41490 (http://www. researchandmarkets. com/reports/41490)

About Research and Markets Ltd.

Research and Markets Ltd. are Europe's largest resource for market research. R&M distribute thousands of major research publications from the world's leading publishers, consultants and market analysts. R&M provide you with the latest forecasts on international and regional markets, key industries, the top companies, new products and the latest market trends.

For additional information on ResearchandMarkets. com, their range of reports or their value-added services, visit their web site at http://www. researchandmarkets. com (http://www. researchandmarkets. com) or mailto:press@researchandmarkets. com

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No Need to Starve Yourself to Death

No Need to Starve Yourself to Death

This weight loss program claims that you even have to eat more than 3 meals a day to lose weight.

(PRWEB) January 16, 2006

A weight loss program claiming that it has nearly a 97% customer satisfaction rate is now available world wide. The program is called:" Fat Loss 4 Idiots" and it is easily downloaded from the Internet.

This "Idiot proof diet" is designed to hunt down and burn fat tissue for energy, including the hard to lose fat tissue that a lot of people have since childhood.

The program developers claim that most people are overweight because their body is not burning fat tissue for energy each day. They are overweight because their body is burning the wrong types of calories for energy while leaving all of their fat tissue on their body.

According to the program, people do not get fat because of a lack of exercise, that is a myth. People get fat because they do not eat the right foods at the right intervals each day. The pattern that people choose to eat their meals each day is more powerful than any prescription weight loss pills. This is true because your body is like an engine and it only needs certain foods at certain intervals each day, and if people don't eat the right foods at the right times then it won't burn those calories, and they wind up storing those calories as fat tissue.

People do get overweight by eating the wrong foods, that much is a fact. Fat Loss for Idiots claims that people can get slim by eating the right foods at the right intervals each. They even claim you have to eat more than 3 times a day.

It is possible to download their 11-Day Diet Menu instantly, and along with the diet menu customersl also get to download the full Idiot Proof Diet handbook which covers every important dieting and fat burning topic that they ever need to know.

For more info visit the following website:

Http://www. stroompje. nl/health. htm (http://www. stroompje. nl/health. htm)

Henk Rekers

Http://www. stroompje. nl (http://www. stroompje. nl)

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Friday, December 10, 2004

AboutCurves. com Launches Redesigned Blog and Social Media Presence

AboutCurves. com Launches Redesigned Blog and Social Media Presence

About Curves. com, plus size lingerie retailer, has launched their redesigned blog aimed at the plus size community. The company is also expanding into Facebook and Twitter by offering special sales and promotions to their fans and followers.

Middle River, MD (PRWEB) December 10, 2009

AboutCurves. com is excited to announce the launch of its redesigned blog and social media presence. According to partner Robin Bryan Culver, “Since the company has recently updated its website, it made sense to also update the social media tools we use to connect with our customers.” The blog is called "The Curvy Angle."

In addition to a redesigned blog, AboutCurves. com has launched a Twitter account (username about_curves) and a Facebook page to better interact with their customers.

The redesigned blog will feature thoughts on the plus size community in today's society, including health, fashion, beauty, and social issues, as well as providing an insider’s look into new products and trends the company has to offer.

Partner KC Culver explains: “Since we are dedicated to our customers, we want to revolutionize social media from a business perspective--instead of only featuring new products and business news, the blog, Facebook, and Twitter will give us the opportunity to really connect with the plus size community and talk about the triumphs and trials of being above average.”

About The Company:
About Curves was started in 2001 by a mother-daughter team who were frustrated by the lack of options available to women who do not fit the "model mold." Their mission is to provide women with the ability to feel sexy and to encourage women of all shapes and sizes to celebrate their curves.

Every product offered by About Curves is personally approved by a team of discriminating shoppers, and then modeled by plus size women in About Curves' very own photo shoots. The owners pride themselves on their insistence that women should not be made to squeeze their bodies into outfits that are uncomfortable, disrespectful, or poorly made.

The webstore now offers over 300 different products. The line includes traditional lingerie, including babydolls, bustiers, gowns, chemises, camisole sets, and teddys, as well as specializing in robe sets and bridal lingerie. The new expanded line also includes costumes, body products, feather products, and shoes.

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Society of Chest Pain Centers Will Host Annual Conference for Cardiac Health Care Professionals

Society of Chest Pain Centers Will Host Annual Conference for Cardiac Health Care Professionals

The Society of Chest Pain Centers, an international nonprofit organization focused on improving cardiac patient care, has announced its 14th Congress to be held May 2-5, 2011 at the InterContinental Hotel in Miami, FL.

Dublin, OH (PRWEB) January 10, 2011

The Society of Chest Pain Centers, an international nonprofit organization focused on improving cardiac patient care, has announced its 14th Congress to be held May 2-5, 2011 at the InterContinental Hotel in Miami, FL.

Leading experts will present a series of lectures and workshops related to acute coronary syndrome, heart failure, observation medicine and atrial fibrillation. The content and quality of these lectures attract an increasing number of health care professionals and top executives who are interested in providing quality cost-effective care.

The Society of Chest Pain Centers has been extremely successful in bridging the health care disciplines that work to improve the care of the cardiac patient. This success is in part due to their unique approach which endeavors to create partnerships with these disciplines, helping them break down silos that exist within their organizations surrounding cardiac patient care. “Offering education, accreditation and now certification as methods of assisting health care professionals and facilities, SCPC continues to grow as does our annual conference attendance, " explained Kay Styer Holmes, RN, MSA, Director of Accreditation Services at the Society of Chest Pain Centers.

Conference participants include: Hospital administrators, cardiologists, ED physicians, nurses, and managers; cardiac program managers, EMS personnel, and quality improvement managers among others.

A few key topics of the conference include:
Announcement of the first certification offered for the treatment of A-Fib Observation Medicine-Its Past, Present and Future Observation Services and their Impact on Today’s Hospitals Chest Pain Center Best Practices Optimizing the Chain of Survival Hot Topics in ACS Care Heart Failure and the Top Five Things to Know about this Disease Electronic Medical Record-Utilizing them Across Multiple Systems

For more information about the Society of Chest Pain Centers and their annual Congress, visit the website at http://www. scpcp. org/ or call 614-442-5950 or 1-877-271-4176 (toll free).

About the Society of Chest Pain Centers

The Society of Chest Pain Centers is a nonprofit international society that provides hospital accreditation, CMEs, and educational forums promoting protocol-based medicine for cardiac patient care. Services are delivered through a chest pain center model to address the diagnosis and treatment of acute coronary syndrome, heart failure, and to promote the adoption of process improvement science by health care providers.

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KoolDocs. com, Leading Provider of Online Doctor Consultations, Launches New Website

KoolDocs. com, Leading Provider of Online Doctor Consultations, Launches New Website

KoolDocs. com, the web's leading resource for online consultations, prescriptions, doctors' notes for work and school, and more, has launched its new website. Perfect for those who are without health insurance, as well as those who are fully insured, KoolDocs. com provides patients who suffer from acute medical conditions with quality, affordable medical services over the telephone, email, video, or Internet chat rooms.

Las Vegas (PRWEB) June 2, 2009

KoolDocs. com, the web's leading resource for online medical consultations, diagnoses, prescriptions, and doctors' excuses for work and school, launched a brand new website that focuses on its innovative online doctor consultation and prescription services, also known as telemedicine. The site, KoolDocs. com (http://www. kooldocs. com), is designed to provide patients a convenient, economical, and quality solution to simple medical problems that are treatable with the help of an online doctor; in this case, a KoolDoc online doctor (http://www. kooldocs. com).

KoolDocs. com emerges in the wake of the swiftly emerging field of telemedicine, a relatively new methodology of clinical medicine practice that involves medical professionals, or "online doctors," who provide patients who suffer from acute medical conditions with medical services over the telephone, email, video, or Internet chat rooms.

"Simply put, KoolDocs is an inexpensive, practical, 'real-time' alternative to WebMD," said James Egidio, Founder of KoolDocs. com. "KoolDocs is a straightforward, inexpensive, practical alternative for uninsured and insured individuals. It is quality medical care and advice at your fingertips with U. S. licensed medical doctors."

"I could not have asked for a more practical, affordable solution myself," declared Tetsu Law, a current patient of KoolDocs. com. "When my recurring sinus infections were costing me hundreds at the doctor's office, and taking up time and gas to get there, I knew I had to do something. And that's when I found KoolDocs. com. I now get quality medical consultations from the comforts of home."

In addition to receiving medical advice, consultations, prescriptions, and/or doctors' excuses for work or school with the website's "Ask a Doctor" service, patients can visit KoolDocs. com for its weekly blog on the telemedicine and healthcare industry as it relates to consumers, and several resources. Physician employment opportunities are also available by visiting KoolDocs. com.

About KoolDocs. com
KoolDocs. com is committed to the goal of making the online medical consultation experience for all patients a safe, secure, friendly, reliable, affordable and convenient service. Treating patients on the Internet with quality, cost-effective care, and providing a trustworthy environment in which to do so, is what enables KoolDocs. com to rise as an industry leader. All KoolDocs. com physicians specialize in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, and General Medicine. They are fully licensed and are required to undergo extensive background checks. James Egidio is the founder of KoolDocs. com. For media inquiries and more information, contact Mr. Egidio directly at james(at)kooldocs(dot)com.
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Thursday, December 9, 2004

Outspoken with Karon RN TV Shows: Health, Safety, Wellness Now Global on Ustream. tv

Outspoken with Karon RN TV Shows: Health, Safety, Wellness Now Global on Ustream. tv

Outspoken now covers controversial topics on "When to pull the plug and who should decide?" A Registered Nurse with diversified experience in ER, Psychiatry, Home Care, Occupational Health, Business and Traditional, Alternative and Elective Therapies interviews outspoken guests. Doctors, Nurses, Reflexologists, Beauticians, Lawyers, Inventors, and Innovative Products are show to educate and entertain the public. She is also the coauthor of Nurses On Our Own, the story of two adventurous nurses in Chicago who fought the establishment and won. They sued a large city hospital in Federal Court. They also were nurses to the stars on many major motion pictures.

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 27, 2010

Now globally on Ustream. tv - Outspoken with Karon is the TV Show for the entire family. Discussions range from when to not "pull the plug" with a neurosurgeon to makeovers. Positive solutions in health care as various guests discuss topics such as iridology (reading the eyes to see what is happening in the body organs) to body ph and hair analysis for vitamin deficits and toxic excess in the body. Biochemists discuss behavior therapy with simple vitamin supplements. Innovative therapeutic products offer insight info positive solutions in health care and anti age products.

Nurses discuss care and techniques in rehabilitation, after surgical procedure care; social workers discuss patient advocates. An emergency doctor talks about parenting. A reflexologist shows how pressure can help organ circulation and an acupuncturist shows needle therapy. Street Savvy Safety Tips are show by two former Chicago Police Detectives as an anti crime CPR on how to avoid becoming the target of crime. Book authors showcase their topics, lawyers talk about wills and trusts. A holistic dentist discusses mercury poisoning and toxins and how to alleviate toxic dental problems. Hair experts show styles, color and care.

Karon elicits information not often shown in the spotlight of the media benefiting Seniors, Parents, Teens, Men and Women. Autism is discussed with and treatment information on exercise and personal training as well as special dietary suggestions. Pacemakers and Cardiology, Neurosurgery and Orthopedics and Intraventional Radiology for less invasive tumor treatments is shown and hip and sports injuries are discussed.

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Tuesday, December 7, 2004

AngioDynamics' VenaCure EVLT System for Varicose Veins To Be Featured On 'The Doctors' National Television Program

AngioDynamics' VenaCure EVLT System for Varicose Veins To Be Featured On 'The Doctors' National Television Program

Segment expected to highlight advantages of new gold-tip NeverTouch® laser fiber

Albany, N. Y. (PRWEB) April 29, 2010

AngioDynamics (NASDAQ: ANGO) announced today that on Friday, April 30, the company's VenaCure EVLT varicose vein laser treatment system is expected to be featured in a segment on the popular television show "The Doctors."

"The Doctors" is a one-hour, syndicated daytime television program that provides information from a panel of four practicing medical professionals on a range of contemporary health topics. Varicose and spider veins are of continued interest to viewers as an estimated 80 million women and men in the U. S. suffer from these conditions and could benefit from treatment.

The profiled VenaCure EVLT system is now available with a new NeverTouch laser fiber - expected to be featured in the segment - with a gold tip or jacket that serves as a buffer between the end of the fiber and vein walls, protecting the patient from accidental vein perforation and increasing the tip's visibility for the doctor under ultrasound. In addition to the gold tip, the end of the NeverTouch fiber is covered with a glass tube - or ferrule - that defuses the energy delivered by 56 percent, so it is less likely to cut the vein and will seal it as intended. The ferrule is covered by the gold jacket.

Dr. J. Joseph Hewett of the Los Angeles Vascular Center is expected to explain the procedure during the segment and will be shown performing the VenaCure EVLT laser procedure on a patient who suffers from varicose veins. Dr. Hewett, who practices diagnostic radiology as well as interventional radiology, is part of a movement of leading physicians who are now using the VenaCure EVLT system and the gold-tip NeverTouch fiber to better serve their patients.

"Although Varicose veins are extremely common, patients are often unaware of the fast and effective treatment options now available, making the upcoming segment of 'The Doctors' an important step toward informing patients about the condition and advances represented by the VenaCure EVLT procedure," said Shawn McCarthy, Senior Vice President and General Manager for AngioDynamics' Peripheral Vascular Division.

Initial clinical experience with the NeverTouch fiber shows patients benefiting from less pain and bruising than with a bare-tip laser fiber system. Previous to the VenaCure EVLT gold-tip laser fiber, manufacturers attempted to reduce bruising and pain by either altering the wavelength of the light produced by the laser, or changing how quickly or slowly the fiber was drawn through the vein.

Local listings and times for "The Doctors," which vary, are available at: http://bit. ly/VenaCureEVLTonTV (http://bit. ly/VenaCureEVLTonTV).

For more information about the VenaCure EVLT system, visit www. venacure-evlt. com.

About the VenaCure EVLT Treatment

The VenaCure EVLT procedure uses a minimally-invasive endovenous laser to treat varicose veins, and is a clinically proven alternative to traditional and painful ligation and stripping surgery. It requires no general anesthesia, and offers minimal risk and shorter recovery time. The laser delivers a precise dose of energy into the vein wall, collapsing it. This process, called ablation, cures the condition and diverts blood flow to nearby functional veins. The resulting increased circulation significantly reduces the symptoms of varicose veins and improves their surface appearance.

About AngioDynamics

AngioDynamics is a leading provider of innovative medical devices used by interventional radiologists, surgeons and other physicians for the minimally-invasive treatment of cancer and peripheral vascular disease. The Company's diverse product line includes market-leading radiofrequency and irreversible electroporation ablation systems, vascular access products, angiographic products and accessories, dialysis products, angioplasty products, drainage products, thrombolytic products, embolization products and venous products. More information is available at www. AngioDynamics. com.

Safe Harbor

This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements regarding AngioDynamics' expected future financial position, results of operations, cash flows, business strategy, budgets, projected costs, capital expenditures, products, competitive positions, growth opportunities, plans and objectives of management for future operations, as well as statements that include the words such as "expects," "reaffirms" "intends," "anticipates," "plans," "believes," "seeks," "estimates," or variations of such words and similar expressions, are forward-looking statements. These forward looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to risks and uncertainties. Investors are cautioned that actual events or results may differ from AngioDynamics' expectations. Factors that may affect the actual results achieved by AngioDynamics include, without limitation, the ability of AngioDynamics to develop its existing and new products, future actions by the FDA or other regulatory agencies, results of pending or future clinical trials, overall economic conditions, the results of on-going litigation, general market conditions, market acceptance, foreign currency exchange rate fluctuations, the effects on pricing from group purchasing organizations and competition, the ability of AngioDynamics to integrate purchased businesses, as well as the risk factors listed from time to time in AngioDynamics' SEC filings, including but not limited to its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended May 31, 2009. AngioDynamics does not assume any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements for any reason.

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Monday, December 6, 2004

Orlando Author Publishes New Book on Race Relations

Orlando Author Publishes New Book on Race Relations

This thought-provoking book examines the racial injustice of the black, African people

Pittsburgh, Penn. (PRWEB) February 25, 2010

Peace and Justice in the New Millennium, by Orlando resident Patrick St. Augustine Wright, has been released by RoseDog Books.

This book is about a fraternity known as "OFUROBR" or, "The Organization for the Universal Recognition of the Black Race." This fraternity was established to create peace on earth, which was accomplished with the use of diplomacy, economic might, and military power.

In addition to race, this book touches on the cure of AIDs, the cause of cancer, sexual health, and diabetes. It also illustrates different conflicts - from England's refusal to return the diamond and gold mines to Africa, to the conflict with the United States of America over trade with India and Africa. The African countries united into the United States of Africa, which became the new super power in the new millennium.

Message from the author: "My name is Patrick St. Augustine Wright, and I was born in Jamaica in the West Indies. I was educated from primary school to elementary school to high school to college. I attended the College of Arts, Science and Technology. This institution is known as CAST. I furthered my education, and went to the School of Economics, specializing in Business Administration and Cost Accounting.

"I am currently living in the state of Florida in the United States of America.

"This is my first book. Inspiration to write this book came from my years of study about the racial injustice of the black, African people. This book is composed of my thoughts, which could change the outlook of the world on this issue."

Peace and Justice in the New Millennium is a 58-page paperback with a retail price of $10.00. The ISBN is 978-0-8059-9556-8. It was published by RoseDog Books of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information or to request a review copy, please visit our virtual pressroom at www. rosedog. com/pressroom (http://www. rosedog. com/pressroom) or our online bookstore at www. rosedogbookstore. com.

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Sunday, December 5, 2004

How to Find the Best Products on the Internet

How to Find the Best Products on the Internet

If youÂ’ve ever embarked on a shopping expedition on the Internet, you know itÂ’s easy to get lost in a sea of look-alike products and copycat offers. The Internet offers everything you could ever want. In fact, it offers about 50 different versions of everything you want.

(PRWEB) May 19, 2005

The problem is, not you or anyone else on the planet has time to sort through all the offers for the best one. That is the beauty of ClickBank storefront websites. ClickBank offers over 11,400 of the Internets best, most in-demand electronically deliverable products. But donÂ’t be overwhelmed by the sheer number of products and opportunities ClickBank offers. Everything is appropriately categorized, making it easy to find the products and opportunities you want.

But not all ClickBank storefronts are created equal. These storefronts are run by affiliates, and most of their parent companies only allow them to sell about 20% of the products and services Clickbank offers.

If you want to find the most extensive selection of products, visit a site like http://www.1stpromotion. com/pro? webmaster=inorthcott (http://www.1stpromotion. com/pro? webmaster=inorthcott). 1st Promotion is the only ClickBank Storefront to offer the full line of ClickBank Affiliate Marketplace products, so if you want access to the best selection, that is the place to visit.

With the vastness of the Internet expanding every minute of every day, 1st Promotion strives to continuously make shopping at their ClickBank Storefronts as enjoyable as possible. Their marketplace includes an extensive selection of shopping categories, such as Business-to-Business, Computer and Internet, Fun and Entertainment, Health and Fitness, Home and Family, Marketing and Advertising, Money and Employment, Society and Culture, and Sports and Recreation.

Also, if you are interested in owning your own Internet business, becoming a 1st Promotion affiliate offers top commissions on over 11,400 ClickBank products, and more benefits than all the other ClickBank Storefronts combined.

1stPromotion has also just announced the industry's first search box plug-in which duplicates the abilities of the search box located on the Pro Storefront, and allows webmasters to very simply integrate this capability right into their other existing web sites. This unleashes virtually undiscovered streams of revenue for many of 1stPromotion's members.

Either way, next time you decide to do a little Internet shopping, use a 1st Promotion ClickBank site and youÂ’ll find exactly what youÂ’re looking for in no time.

Want to own your own ClickBank Storefront and earn commissions of over 11,400 of the InternetÂ’s most in-demand products? Find out how! Contact Ian by email to transformationstrategies@yahoo. co. uk Or visit http://www.1stpromotion. com/pro? webmaster=inorthcott (http://www.1stpromotion. com/pro? webmaster=inorthcott)

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Saturday, December 4, 2004

Certified Hypnotist and Master NLP Practitoner Elena Beloff Launches Insidehypnosis. com

Certified Hypnotist and Master NLP Practitoner Elena Beloff Launches Insidehypnosis. com

Hypnotherapist Elena Beloff believes that we live in an overmedicated society, unaware of alternative way to relieve stress and pain. Today she launched Insidehypnosis. com, an informative website on the benefits of hypnosis and NLP. Hypnosis can be used for stress, pain, anxiety. It has no side effects, causes no addiction, and people don't develop a tolerance for it, like they do certain drugs. It is a natural state people enter every day. It has been proven to be successful in reprogramming people from self-destructive habits NLP is a method of personal development. It is a science of how the brain codes learning and experience. "Our mind has programs for anything we want in Life. You can activate them naturally," Beloff said, "Think of it as an installation of an Antivirus program in to your mental drive that will help you deal with the external events much more effectively without being frustrated. All changes are possible with hypnosis.

New York, (PRWEB) January 30, 2005

Beloff also released two CDs for Boosting Confidence. One is called Confidence for Actors, the other is titled Confidence for Men.

Visitors to the site will find a wealth of information on hypnosis and NLP, the history, benefits, myths and misconceptions about the age-old practice of hypnosis and the science of NLP (Neurolinguistic Programming).

Elena Beloff said, "You can break old limiting beliefs and replace them with new, positive beliefs. You can improve your communications, become powerful in all areas of your life. You can lead a healthy Life by eating properly and not smoking."

Hypnosis can be used for stress, pain, anxiety. It has no side effects, causes no addiction, and people don't develop a tolerance for it, like they do certain drugs. It is a natural state people enter every day. It has been proven to be successful in reprogramming people from self-destructive habits NLP is a method of personal development. It is a science of how the brain codes learning and experience. "Our mind has programs for anything we want in Life. You can activate them naturally," Beloff said, "Think of it as an installation of an Antivirus program in to your mental drive that will help you deal with the external events much more effectively without being frustrated. All changes are possible with

Hypnosis."

The Confidence for Men CD is a guided relaxation with suggestions of being at ease in all surroundings. Comfortable and unafraid to speak to women, to engage people. Confidence for Actors gives access to the subconscious of performance artists.

"Live your Life the way you want and let your dreams become your reality," Beloff said, "because you deserve it."

Contact Elena Beloff of Insidehypnosis. com at (212) 535-1282 or by email at, insidehypnosis@yahoo. com

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May is Huntington's Disease Awareness Month

May is Huntington's Disease Awareness Month

The Month of May is recognized as Huntington's Disease (HD) Awareness Month. During this time, the Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA) makes a specific effort to raise awareness about this devastating disease.

(PRWEB) May 2, 2001

Contact: Allison B. Younger

212-242-1968, ext. 18

Ayounger@hdsa. org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May is HuntingtonÂ’s Disease Awareness Month

New York, NY, May 1, 2001 – The month of May is recognized as Huntington’s Disease (HD) Awareness Month. During this time, the Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) makes a specific effort to increase awareness of this devastating disease and what is being done in order to find a cure.

In recent months, several investigators from HDSAÂ’s Coalition for the Cure, an elite group of HDSA-funded scientists, have made significant advancements in HD research. Dr. Robert FriedlanderÂ’s work on caspases and Minocycline were published in the journals, Nature and Nature Medicine. More recently, Dr. Christopher RossÂ’ research on reversing cell death was published in the journal, Science.

Since 1996, HDSAÂ’s commitment to research funding has grown from $183,000 to $4 million in 2001, with a goal to raise $25 million for new research initiatives in the next five years. It is due to the continued advancements in research funded by HDSA that people affected by HD have every hope that effective therapeutics and, ultimately, a cure is on the horizon.

HuntingtonÂ’s Disease is an inherited, degenerative brain disorder that results in the progressive loss of control of both the mind and the body. Each child of an affected parent has a 50% chance of inheriting the disease. Presently, there is no effective treatment or cure for this deadly illness that affects 30,000 Americans and places another 200,000 at-risk.

The HuntingtonÂ’s Disease Society of America is a national non-profit voluntary health agency

That is dedicated to finding a cure for HD, by funding both basic and clinical research, while providing vital services to those affected by this life-altering disease. HDSA Centers of Excellence for Family Services provide state of the art medical facilities to our HD families across the country. With its 31 chapters and 3 affiliates, HDSA provides regional referrals and serves as a critical link to our HD families in the field.

Please join HDSA in celebrating HD Awareness Month. Each year, HDSAÂ’s chapters and affiliates host a variety of fundraising events in their local areas. Events taking place during HD Awareness Month include the Shoot for a Cure Hoop-a-thon and the Cure HD BMW Sweepstakes. All proceeds from these events directly support HDSA in our efforts to find a cure for HuntingtonÂ’s Disease.

During the month of May, and throughout the year, we urge you to support HDSA in our efforts to find a cure for this deadly disease. For more information about HuntingtonÂ’s Disease or HDSA, please contact the HuntingtonÂ’s Disease Society of America at 800-345-HDSA, hdsainfo@hdsa. org, or on the Internet at www. hdsa. org. HDSA is committed to making this the last generation with HD.

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