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.
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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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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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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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
The Advertising Council, in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), announced today the launch of a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) designed to inform parents of children living with asthma that serious asthma attacks can be prevented and to motivate them to learn how to take preventative action.
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WhatsWhat.me (Beta) -- a safe, secure, “kids-only” social network for “tweens” ages 7-13 -- launches today using patent-pending facial recognition technology, moderation and kid-friendly features to teach kids positive online behavior, Internet safety and related life skills (www.whatswhat.me). Compliant with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), WhatsWhat.me (Beta) provides an age-appropriate, “no-bullying allowed” community that requires parental permission to join. WhatsWhat.me (Beta) members can create profiles, interact with friends, join groups, play games, earn points and win prizes, in a fun kids’ social network that focuses on building skills while fostering appropriate online behavior. For parents, WhatsWhat.me (Beta) offers its online Parent Resource Center providing expert advice, news, Internet safety tips and information on cybersafety for children (www.whatswhat.me/parents).
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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.