As in past years in 2008 the world’s biggest medical trade show MEDICA continues to be the most influential platform for medical technology. 4200 exhibitors from more than a hundred countries present their products, amongst others in the specially featured areas of telemedicine and medical IT. High on the agenda: data protection, an issue which is becoming ever more prominent. Equally, themes like physiotherapy and prevention find their way into MEDICA.
On September 15th, Crest and Oral-B announced the kick off of National Gingivitis Awareness Month, with a press conference in Greeley Square Park, Manhattan, featuring “White Collar” star, Tiffani Thiessen. Thiessen is helping Crest and Oral-B to bring attention to the early gum disease, gingivitis, which affects more than fifty percent of American adults¹. Along with the declaration, Crest and Oral-B are helping consumers prevent and reverse gingivitis by introducing a new member to the Crest® Pro-Health® family, Crest® Pro-Health® Clinical Gum Protection. The new, advanced formula of Clinical Gum Protection provides Crest’s highest level of protection against the plaque bacteria that can cause gingivitis and with regular use, is clinically proven to help reverse gingivitis in just four weeks.
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Avon Products Inc. today officially announced a breakthrough anti-aging sun care collection — ANEW Solar Advance with RepairShield™ Technology. The research behind this revolutionary line was unveiled at the American Academy of Dermatology’s 69th annual meeting. The ANEW Solar Advance anti-aging sun care line not only provides superior protection against the sun’s damaging rays with photostable broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection, but is also designed to repair skin cell sun damage.* Patented RepairShield Technology™ is designed to protect skin by stimulating its natural antioxidant defense system to fight free radicals and to repair by activating skin’s natural repair process.
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With the official arrival of spring and the official start to flea and tick season, PetArmor® has teamed up with the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and shelter animal advocate and PetArmor® spokesperson Amy Smart to launch the PetArmor® Protection Promise. The national campaign elevates the ongoing commitment PetArmor® and the ASPCAshare to protect pets in need. PetArmor® is the No. 1 selling fipronil generic flea and tick treatment. PetArmor® has the same No. 1 veterinarian recommended active ingredient and offers the same flea and tick protection as Frontline® Top Spot® at about half the cost. The PetArmor® Protection Promise offers pet lovers and dog and cat owners an opportunity to help pets in need, especially those in shelters across the country.
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Procter & Gamble’s Crest® Pro-Health™ Sensitive Shield™, kicked-off the Summer of Sensitivity campaign today in New York City’s Penn Station in partnership with Alison Sweeney and Feeding America - the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity. As part of the promotion, commuters and nearby pedestrians were encouraged to stop by and “trade-up” their sensitivity toothpaste for Crest Pro-Health - the ONLY leading toothpaste to protect against teeth sensitivity and all these other areas dentists check most: cavities, gingivitis, tartar, plaque, fresh breath and whitening. Unlike the leading sensitivity toothpaste, Crest Pro-Health Sensitive Shield offers sensitivity protection plus other important oral care benefits that provide all-around protection for a healthy mouth.
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Bryn is the only human member of Callum’s all werewolf pack after he rescued her from a rabid wolf when she was only a baby. At the end of book one she breaks free from Callum’s pack to become the human alpha of her own werewolf pack. All is going well until a beaten teenage werewolf shows up on her front porch looking for protection. Learn more about this book here, http://bit.ly/gSibXg and its author here, http://bit.ly/9UYLLn YA
Responding to the challenge of global hunger, DuPont today announced goals for its contribution to help improve food security around the world.
“No one company, country or non-profit organization can meet the challenge of feeding the world alone. But each of us can commit to doing our part and hold ourselves accountable to make a meaningful contribution to this global challenge,” said Ellen Kullman, DuPont Chair and CEO. “Establishing specific, measurable goals for what we can do to address that challenge is key to turning talk into results.”
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As one of Hollywood’s in-demand actresses, Anna Faris travels the globe shooting films, attending premieres and walking the red carpet. Whether she’s in her trailer prepping for a role or enjoying a spare moment at home, Anna maintains healthy, natural glow with help from the Jergens® Skincare experts. Providing natural-looking color and broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection, the new Jergens® Natural Glow & Protect Daily Moisturizer with SPF 20 helps keeps Anna safe from the sun. Now the star is giving fans a glimpse of where her busy life takes her, sharing everywhere she “glows” through a digital photo book exclusively on Jergens®.com.
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Money Management International (MMI), the nation’s largest nonprofit, full-service credit counseling agency, has been approved to assist struggling homeowners in applying for the Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program (EHLP). The EHLP, announced by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), was implemented as part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The program will provide $1 billion to assist up to 30 thousand homeowners in 27 states and Puerto Rico.
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The Coalition to End Childhood Lead Poisoning, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are joining the Ad Council today to unveil a new series of national public service advertisements (PSAs) to raise awareness about childhood lead poisoning. The PSAs are being distributed today to kick off National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (NLPPW). Additionally, the campaign’s social media presence through Facebook and Twitter will reinforce to parents, caregivers and pregnant women that if their home was built before 1978, they should have their child tested for lead poisoning.
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Summer is right around the corner and although we wear sunscreen to protect our skin we often forget about our eyes. Women of color are at higher risk for vision complications which can be linked to UV exposure. Transitions® lenses automatically change from clear indoors to dark outdoors, blocking harmful UV rays and reducing glare, and they can be fitted with your favorite designer frame styles.