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CDC Study Finds Abdominal Obesity Increasing in Americans: Part 1

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According to a study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) published in the Journal of the American Medical Association last week, the average waist size in the U.S. is a circumference of 38.8 inches. That is a 1-inch increase over the past 12 years. … Read More

Governor Brown Takes on Climate Change in California

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California Governor Jerry Brown has pledged to lead in the fight against climate change. His goal is to put 1.5 million zero-emission cars on the roads of his state over the next 10 years. Governor Brown has already signed 11 global warming bills that … Read More

Fracking Study Blames Faulty Wells for Water Contamination

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According to a recent study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a Texas community can expect to see water contamination conditions worsen because of nearby gas production. The study, by researchers at five universities, found faulty fracking … Read More

New Heart Monitor the Size of a Paperclip

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There is currently a drive within the medical devices industry to develop consumer-friendly heart devices for the aging population. These image-conscious boomers are not interested in wearing electric wires and halters. The Reveal Linq is a $5,000 device made … Read More

Success Story: Sokol Bojaj

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Sokol Bojaj is a senior executive with over 20 years of Financial and Operational experience in both distressed and high growth companies. His experience includes working capital initiative, corporate solvency, budget and operating initiatives, debtor business … Read More

Inquiry Round Up- Tyre Industry

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Tyre Recycling I need assistance in terms of securing scrap Tyre from dealers, transportation firms, governmental departments, fleet management firms and fitting services. I want experts to close these disposal contracts for my recycling plant.....more. Tyre … Read More

Study Questions Benefit of Some Dementia Drugs

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A study published by the journal JAMA Internal Medicine found more than half of patients with advanced dementia are given drugs of questionable benefit on a regular basis. In addition, the monthly cost of the medicines is about $272. Researchers reviewed the … Read More

US CDC: Children Eat Too Much Salt

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A report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that just 10 foods account for almost half the sodium children consume. Dietary guidelines recommend that children ages 6 to 18 consume less than 2,000 mg or salt per day. However, foods … Read More

“Strategy and Preparation of an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) Application” Presented by Susanne T. Smith

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Medical Device Insights & Innovation Webinar Series - Session 2 Presented by Susanne T. Smith Presenter's Note: "An investigational device exemption (IDE) approval by the Agency allows an industry Sponsor to evaluate an investigational device’s … Read More

Inquiry Roundup- Laboratory Management Industry

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Laboratory Animal Facility We need a Specific Pathogen Free laboratory mouse holding facility. It will be operated and built for accreditation . We have a proposed location on an existing laboratory area used by a chemistry department. We need the design and … Read More

ABC Deals with Poor Economic Growth

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Agricultural Bank of China Ltd. has set aside additional money to cover future bad loans, amid the country’s economic  slowdown. The lender has more retail customers than the entire population of the Euro Zone, according to Wn.com. A recent Hong King exchange … Read More

Climate Change and Global Warming Part 2

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Yesterday’s post focused on a leaked draft of a United Nations Report obtained by Bloomberg.com The document claims that humans risk causing irreversible and widespread damage to the planet if nothing is done to limit fossil fuel emissions. Today’s post … Read More

Climate Change and Global Warming Part 1

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A leaked draft of a United Nations report  obtained by Bloomberg.com claims humans risk causing irreversible and widespread damage to the planet unless something is done quickly to limit fossil fuel emissions. According to the document, global warming is … Read More

Do you want to show relevant Inquires and Experts directly on your website? – September 2014 Zintro Newsletter

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Displaying Zintro Projects, Phone Consults and Jobs has never been easier. Engage your site visitors with the Inquiry and Expert iframe for external websites. Give your visitors direct access to our community of over 100,000 highly specialized Expertise … Read More

The Future of EV Vehicles in China- Part 2

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Last week, we posted the first of two blogs about electric-vehicles in China. Bloomberg recently reported that the government in China may give as much as 100 billion yuan ($16 billion) in funding to build EV charging facilities in order to spur demand for … Read More

The Effects of Fracking on Newborn Babies

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A recent study by researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health, and published in Environmental Health Perspectives, examined the effects fracking on babies born near wells. Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, is the process of blasting chemicals, sand … Read More

Corn Output Up in the U.S.

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The thousands of field inspections that took place last week during the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour found corn output in the U.S. will be 0.4 percent over the government’s estimate. Many months of rain and mild weather created ideal growing conditions for the … Read More

Inquiry Roundup – Poultry Industry

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Poultry Feed Formulation I’m co-owner and co-founder of a US based ***** selling a patented and FDA compliant nutritional supplement in the US, Canada, Australia, North Korea and Chez Republic. Since 2011, tens of millions of tablets have been sold in these … Read More

The Future for EV Vehicles in China

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Bloomberg reports that the government in China may give as much as 100 billion yuan ($16 billion) in funding to build electric-vehicle charging facilities with the hope of spurring demand for clean cars, according to two sources who asked not to be named. … Read More

How To Hire An Expert: Tips & Tools for Hiring Great Freelance Consultants

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In helping thousands of companies hire consultants for a wide array of projects, we've found that businesses often have trouble identifying the exact right expert for their specific job (particularly when they have multiple projects they're managing at scale). … Read More

AAP Wants Later School Start Time for Teens

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Concerned about the lack of sleep among teenagers in the U.S., the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has called for secondary schools to begin later, not starting until at least 8:30 a.m. Teens’ natural sleep patterns make it difficult for them to fall … Read More

Hackers Target Sony Entertainment

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Service for the PlayStation Network and Sony Entertainment was interrupted yesterday, according to a Twitter post from the official Sony PlayStation Twitter account. Hackers overwhelmed the system with such a large amount of computer-generated traffic that it … Read More

Inquiry Roundup – Apparel Industry

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Sports Apparel Manufacturing We are attempting to launch a new outdoors fishing/boat/ocean wear line of shirts with our own proprietary logo. Logo is already copyrighted. We are looking for some assistance in finding apparel manufacturers/distributors who … Read More

Renewables Infrastructure Group Buys Three U.K. Solar Farms

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The Renewables Infrastructure Group has agreed to buy three U.K. solar farms from a venture between British Solar Renewables Ltd. and Banco Santander SA. The photovoltaic farms total 56.6 megawatts of generation capacity and are valued at 73.7 million pounds … Read More