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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 7, 2004

Newstream.com Digest

New Study Shows Women Misinformed About Dangers of Osteoporosis

About 40 percent of women ages 50 and older will experience an osteoporotic fracture in their lifetimes. 1.5 million osteoporotic fractures occur in the United States each year -- with 80 percent occurring in postmenopausal women. Yet shocking results from a new study conducted by Harris Interactive show that most women in this group are misinformed about the signs and the severity of these fractures.

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Hasbro's VIDEONOW Player, Ranked #1 in the Toy Industry, Announces Next Major Innovation - VIDEONOW COLOR!

Prompted by the run-away success of VIDEONOW, the first ever kid-friendly, portable, personal video player, Hasbro Inc.'s (NYSE:HAS) Tiger Electronics introduces VIDEONOW COLOR coming this fall. In 2003 alone, more than 1.2 million VIDEONOW personal video players and more than 4 million VIDEONOW personal video discs were sold. VIDEONOW was recently ranked the number one TV-promoted product in the toy industry by a survey of retailers and wholesale distributors conducted by The Toy Book, a leading toy industry publication.

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OAG(R) Launches WorldMate for US Travelers

OAG (Official Airline Guides), the world's leading source of independent flight schedule information, announced the launch of OAG WorldMate, a new product that enables business travelers to easily access flight and travel information on their PDA.

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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Graduate with Milk Mustache Honors

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are about to add another accolade to their already-established roles as teen sensations. Along with starring in their first major motion picture, "New York Minute," they are becoming the first twins to wear the famous milk mustache.

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Torbay Holdings Inc: Places a Manufacturing Order for More Product and Receives a "Four Apple" Review in MacHome Magazine

(OTCBB:TRBY.OB) TRBY announces today a new order was placed for further inventory. The order, for current models of the now called Quill-Aerobic Mouse, will give users the color options of Black or White in both Left and Right handed models. This will be the full extent of development on the Quill-Aerobic mouse ahead of further design enhancements that are planned to be accommodated in a new model option called AirO2bic(TM) Mouse later this year.

NOTE TO EDITORS: In the term "AirO2bic(TM)," the "2" is a subscript numeral. It was changed for transmission purposes only.

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Public Browser for Healthcare Terminologies

Apelon Inc., provider of healthcare terminology solutions, today announced a free, Web-based browser for national standard terminologies. The browser, which will provide access to SNOMED Clinical Terms(R) (SNOMED CT(R)) and other leading healthcare terminologies, will advance the knowledge and application of these important national resources for improving healthcare results.

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"Trendspotter" Drew Krasny Offers Mother's Day Gift Ideas

When looking for some last minute Mother's Day gift ideas, it's best to consult the expert.

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Mother's Day Memories

You don't have to spend a lot of money on Mom this Mother's Day to make her feel special. Sometimes the best gifts don't cost a thing.

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Brooklyn Educators Visit Pearson Digital Learning's High-Tech 'eBus' at Public School 145

New York City's public schools are currently facing a multitude of educational challenges, from high stakes tests to shifting academic standards and requirements, all with potentially life-changing consequences for educators, parents and students.

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Reports Lower First Quarter Financial Results

First quarter net income decreased by 14 percent for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) when compared with the same period last year. BCBSNC reported net income of $52.8 million for the quarter ending March 31, 2004, compared with net income of $61.6 million for the same period in 2003.

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Regions Names Weaver Director of Public Affairs

Regions Financial Corp. has named David C. Weaver to the newly created position of vice president and director of Public Affairs with responsibility for federal and state government affairs throughout Regions' nine state geographic footprint.

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Peak Pilates Names David Gibbons New President

Peak Pilates, an innovator in Pilates equipment and training, has named David Gibbons president of the company.

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A.F. Evans Co. Names Alan F. Greenwald COO

A.F. Evans Company Inc., announced that Alan F. Greenwald has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. In this capacity, he will oversee long-term debt and equity relationships for the Company as well as assist CEO Arthur Evans with the implementation of development and management strategies.

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