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With global conflict at the door, world leaders pursue futile climate efforts

With global conflict at the door, world leaders pursue futile climate efforts

CHICAGO, September 18, 2014– On September 23, representatives from 190 nations will gather at the Climate Summit 2014 at United Nations headquarters in New York City, including 125 heads of state. President Obama and other world leaders will attend to discuss the urgent problem of climate change, seeking common ground in preparation for a “meaningful

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Liftware holds promise for those with Parkinson’s and essential tremors

SAN DIEGO, September 16, 2014 — Sharing a meal or dining at a restaurant is a common form of social engagement and a pleasurable experience for most. But for those stricken by Parkinson’s and other types of neurological diseases, resulting essential tremors can greatly impair functional ability. The simple act of using an everyday spoon

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Patriot Day 9/11 and America’s perpetual mourning

SAN DIEGO, September 9, 2014 — When New York City’s Twin Towers were attacked on September 11, 2001, America was forever transformed. Americans across the country tragically lost their unshakable belief that acts of foreign war and terror could not occur on American soil. As approximately 3,000 Americans died, while visions of burning buildings and

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Natural Products East 2014 prepares for record crowds

WASHINGTON, September 6, 2014 — Natural Products Expo East 2014, the East Coast’s largest natural, organic and healthy products event, is expecting continued growth with more new exhibitors and more new products than ever before. The event will take place September 17-20, 2014 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Maryland and is open to trade only.