A healthy living

September 1st, 2015

Inflatable products need not be oversized to have a big impact; small can be mighty, especially when it comes to inflatables designed to provide relief on an individual basis, such as those popping up in wellness centers, hospitals, nursing homes and even on clothing racks and in closets. Here’s a quick overview of three companies […]

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Asbestos-like nanotubes may pose asbestos-like risks

July 1st, 2008

Long, thin multi-walled carbon nanotubes that look like asbestos fibers may pose the same inhalation hazards as asbestos, according to new research published in Nature Nanotechnology in May. The findings conclude that cancer of the lung lining, mesothelioma, a disease associated with asbestos, can result from exposure to specific types of nanotubes. Sales of all […]

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Small Business Health Options Program to help businesses

June 1st, 2008

The Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP), introduced by senators Durbin, Snowe, Lincoln and Coleman, is designed to help small businesses that now employ about 13.5 million workers who are uninsured. Key elements of the legislation: It would provide small businesses with tax credits to help them afford premium costs; help control costs by offering […]

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