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A dark, hazy cloud descends on the city. As the sun rises, it is partially obscured by the thick mist. This is not an ordinary foggy day. This is the byproduct of a heavily industrialized area. This is smog, and it is on the rise.  Smog is a combination of the words smoke and fog and is created by air pollution that remains at a low atmospheric level and is thick enough to create a visible haze, obscuring the sky and can even block sunlight from reaching the city below. Common in large cities above factories and manufacturing centers, smog presents a large number of health hazards and presents physical dangers to those that live under its effects. The Environmental Protection Agency has a clear explanation of smog.  Unlike smoking, smog is not a problem that people can individually choose to take on. Smog shows no preference from one person to the next and affects e... (more)

Ways to Carefully Add Flair to Your Work Scrubs

Scrubs are not just for hospitals anymore. Cotton and comfortable, they fit woman and men anywhere you want to look fit, clean, and professional. They are the norm in medical facilities, but you see them more and more as the uniform of choice in restaurants, childcare, physical rehab, and more. Scrubs have been a little dull and impersonal in the past - one size and one color fits all. Some hospitals and clinics differentiate doctors and staff by the color they wear. But, now they come with accessories and new fashion flair. Accessories Badge holders come with a retractable badg... (more)

Best Public Relations Campaigns of 2013

The year commenced with a high note, as advertising agencies stepped up their efforts in providing the best of what the market demands. PR Week US, awards the most successful campaigns of the year across various advertising agencies around the country. These campaigns are awarded status in recognition of impact, creativity and innovation for each campaign. Here are a few of those campaigns that made headlines this year: 1. A creative and engaging remix of A Purr-fect Fit for CeeLo Green. The campaign was recognized by PR Week US as the campaign of the year in the arts, entertain... (more)

Which Teams Are the Top Contenders for the 2013 World Series?

We're about a fifth of the way through the 2013 Major League Baseball season, so it's a good time to take a look at which teams are in the best position to make a run at the World Series. Here's what we knew going into the season: Before the season started, odds-makers predicted big-spending, big-market teams were most likely to win it all in October. The team most people love to hate, the New York Yankees, were supposed to have an off year. No one expected the Chicago Cubs to break their streak of 104 years of not winning the World Series. A quick look at the standings shows th... (more)