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Article ID: 714882

Three Honored by Society for Risk Analysis Europe

Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)

The Society for Risk Analysis - Europe (SRA-E) awarded three prestigious scholarships at its Annual Conference in Potsdam, Germany. These awards recognize individuals for their outstanding contributions to the study and science of risk analysis.

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25-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Newswise: ACI: Liquid Laundry Packet Safety Standard is Working

Article ID: 713876

ACI: Liquid Laundry Packet Safety Standard is Working

American Cleaning Institute

The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) responded to a new study – published in the journal Pediatrics – that examined calls to poison control centers related to accidental exposures to liquid laundry packets, saying that "the consensus safety standard designed to help reduce accidental exposures to liquid laundry packets among children under six years old is working."

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3-Jun-2019 5:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Pleasant Family Leisure at Home May Satisfy Families More than Fun Together Elsewhere, Baylor Expert Says

Article ID: 713787

Pleasant Family Leisure at Home May Satisfy Families More than Fun Together Elsewhere, Baylor Expert Says

Baylor University

While family fun often is associated with new and exciting activities, family leisure spent at home in familiar pastimes may be a more effective route to happiness, according to a Baylor expert in family studies.

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31-May-2019 4:40 PM EDT

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Article ID: 712483

Security Cameras in Nursing Homes Aim to Protect the Vulnerable but Present Ethical Dilemmas

University of Washington

With reports of crimes against nursing home residents gaining media attention around the country, seven states have passed laws regulating the use of cameras in care facilities. An assistant professor in the University of Washington School of Social Work outlines the list of legal and moral issues that surveillance raises.

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7-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Newswise: The Medical Minute: Six tips for safe spring cleaning

Article ID: 712216

The Medical Minute: Six tips for safe spring cleaning

Penn State Health

Spring cleaning is a great way to give your home a fresh start and give yourself a sense of accomplishment. But it can be hazardous to your health if you don’t take the proper precautions, especially if you have asthma or other chronic lung conditions.

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1-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Newswise: ACI Relaunches Website: Aimed at a “Clean and Vibrant Future”

Article ID: 711731

ACI Relaunches Website: Aimed at a “Clean and Vibrant Future”

American Cleaning Institute

The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) launched a redesigned and updated CleaningInstitute.org website, offering its audiences a modern resource for easier access to information on the value cleaning products bring to all facets of life. “The products and chemistries our industry creates are leading us to a clean and vibrant future,” said Melissa Hockstad, ACI President & CEO. “Our revamped website helps showcase that path by being a leading source of information on cleaning products, their ingredients, and how the industry contributes to a clean, healthy and sustainable future."

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22-Apr-2019 3:50 PM EDT

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Newswise: National Poll: Most Parents Concerned About Safety of Teens Using Ride Sharing Services
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Article ID: 711043

National Poll: Most Parents Concerned About Safety of Teens Using Ride Sharing Services

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

As teens prepare to leave home for college or live on their own in a new city, many may also be using ride sharing services for the first time – and that raises safety concerns for many parents – a new national poll suggests.

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9-Apr-2019 4:40 PM EDT
Newswise: Could Your Mattress Be Causing Your Back Pain?

Article ID: 711233

Could Your Mattress Be Causing Your Back Pain?

American Chiropractic Association

The American Chiropractic Association offers tips for recognizing when you need a new mattress, testing your current mattress, and what to look for in a new one.

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12-Apr-2019 10:55 AM EDT

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Newswise: American Cleaning Institute Response – 
Final FDA Rule on Consumer Hand Sanitizers

Article ID: 711156

American Cleaning Institute Response – Final FDA Rule on Consumer Hand Sanitizers

American Cleaning Institute

The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) welcomed a final rule governing hand sanitizers and their ingredients issued by the Food and Drug Adminstration. The FDA is allowing adequate time for manufacturers to complete new studies to generate data requested by the agency. Hand sanitizers are a critical part of healthy hand hygiene routines for millions of Americans, says ACI.

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11-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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