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Camping Is Fun, Pests Are Not: Keep Safe in the Great Outdoors

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - For camping enthusiasts, the summer months provide endless opportunities to take advantage of the great outdoors. Children and adults alike unplug and unwind to enjoy backpacking, hiking and evenings under the stars. The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) reminds those who will spend more time partaking in open-air...

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Keeping Childhood Cancer Survivors Safe in the Sun

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - For childhood cancer survivors, eating right, exercising and taking good care of yourself all around are of the utmost importance. Now more than ever, cancer survivors of all ages must also remember to be extra cautious in the sun. "All the things that help anybody stay healthy are even more important for cancer survivors," said...

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Fact or Fiction? Advice for Fending Off Mosquitoes

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Summer may have just begun, but mosquitoes are already out in full force in many parts of the country. In fact, several cases of West Nile Virus (WNV), which can be carried by infected mosquitoes, have already been reported. With the early start of WNV, compounded by the fact that 2012 was the deadliest year on record for the illness...

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Protecting Your Cellphone Against Summer's Heightened Threat

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - It's summer. Do you know where your cellphone is? That's not a silly question in light of new findings that more mobile phones are lost, stolen or damaged in June, July and August than any other months all year -- with July holding the dubious top honors. "People are outdoors, active and so busy enjoying themselves that they're not...

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Sustainability -- Engineers Like It, Too

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Some engineering experts believe mechanical engineers are advocates for international sustainability. At the very least, while some fully embrace and others cautiously test the waters, a sustainable consciousness is surfacing in the occupation. In a survey conducted by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) in...

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