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2014-06-11 12:26:00

NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Its official--Americans are the fattest people in the world. In a recent study published in the medical journal Lancet, the USA was named the most obese country in the world, with 87 million of the world's 671 million obese people -- 13% of the total for a country with 5% of the population.(1) According to one of America's leading stress experts Paul Huljich, a primary cause of rising obesity rates is stress. A balanced and healthy diet is...

2014-06-11 08:25:34

The author hopes to bring American Christians back to their roots in God HOUSTON, Texas, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When will American Christians actually heed the call? Author John Prutzman prays that American Christians won't wait until America is judged. He offers his book, America Judged, as a wake-up call to the 70+% of Americans who call themselves Christians. In this book, readers, who are wondering how it is that American Christians have been losing the cultural war in...

2014-06-11 00:21:22

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO CAP AND GOWN Profile America -- Wednesday, June 11th. It's time for gowns, carnations, diplomas, and lots of pictures. This is the season for graduations -- with ceremonies being held all over the country for students from kindergarten to graduate school. In the U.S., there are over 78 million...

2014-06-10 23:14:24

Rey Thomas, America’s Safety, Security, & Health Coach™, offers his readers a clear blueprint on how to effectively safeguard the people and possessions that are important to them as we approach the long, hot summer. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 It's a great time of year. Schools are out. The days are getting longer. The weather is getting better. But unfortunately, great weather can bring out bad people. In his new book, '50 Easy & Effective Ways To Stay Safe...

2014-06-10 23:13:41

The Hayworth Cancer Center at High Point Regional receives Women’s Choice Award® for providing exceptional patient care and treatment in cancer care. High Point, NC (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The Hayworth Cancer Center at High Point Regional has been named a Women’s Choice Award® recipient as an America’s Best Hospital for Cancer Care, acknowledging the Hayworth Cancer Center at High Point Regional‘s dedication to providing exceptional patient care and cancer treatment care...

2014-06-10 16:30:26

Support will help JAG reach more youth at risk of dropping out DECATUR, Ga., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeKalb County Schools Superintendent Michael Thurmond today announced that five DeKalb County high schools will participate in the Jobs for Georgia's Graduates program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140610/116674 The five high schools schools are: Cross Keys High School, Clarkston High School, Lithonia High School, Ronald E. McNair High School, and Towers High...

2014-06-10 12:38:22

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team(TM) Powered by Everything DiSC® Available Now SAN FRANCISCO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wiley's workplace learning solutions group has partnered with Patrick Lencioni, the best-selling author of more than 10 books and one of the most sought after business speakers in America, according to the Wall Street Journal. The result of the collaboration is a new tool designed to help organizations with their single most untapped competitive advantage:...

2014-06-10 12:33:35

Lowe's expands partnership, pledges volunteer support to deliver immediate disaster relief to local communities MOORESVILLE, N.C., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its continued commitment to assist communities impacted by natural disasters, Lowe's today announced a $750,000 grant to the First Response Team of America, a nonprofit organization dedicated to working alongside local agencies to help save lives in the wake of destruction. The First Response Team uses...

2014-06-10 12:27:34

The Grid Breaks News, Analyzes Polls and Frames Debates for Crucial Election Season EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PJ Media, LLC, today launched "The Grid," a new web and mobile platform that will deliver print and video coverage of the 2014 elections. The Grid combines expert reporting and curated news with the best analysis and commentary from PJ personalities who will frame the debates of this crucial election season. "The Grid is a one-stop, go-to...

2014-06-10 12:24:00

NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION PROGRAM WILL ENHANCE AND IMPROVE AMERICA'S NATIONAL PARKS WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, has awarded Disneynature Impact Grants to 14 national parks thanks to the significant support generated during opening week of Disneynature's "Bears." These grants provide critical financial support needed to transform innovative, yet underfunded, ideas into successful in-park...


Latest America Reference Libraries

York Chocolate
2013-06-11 13:15:07

The York chocolate cat, also known as the York, is a breed of domestic cat that originated in America in 1983 and is used as a show cat. It was developed by Janet Chiefari, who bred kittens that were descendants of Siamese cats. The York can be medium or large with a slightly long nose, a round head, and large round eyes that are gold or green in color. Its feet are sometimes tufted and it has a fluffy tail. Its body is covered in semi-long, soft fur that can vary in color. Preferred colors...

Yosemite National Park
2013-04-17 14:20:47

Yosemite National Park is located in eastern California in the United States in the central area of Sierra Nevada, extending to the western slopes of the range. The park holds 761,268 acres of protected land. The area became very popular after Thomas Ayres, the artist who was responsible for much of the publicity of the area, and an entrepreneur named James Mason Hutchings visited in 1855. Early tourists that visited Yosemite before it was a national park could enjoy passing over the Wawona...

Grand Canyon National Park
2013-03-19 15:03:05

Grand Canyon National Park is located in the American state of Arizona and is the country’s fifteenth established park. The main feature of the park is the Grand Canyon, which is a gorge of the Colorado River, and is often thought of as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The park contains 1,217,262 acres of land. It was established as an official national park in 1919, but the area was already well known as a landmark for thirty years. In 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt...

Ronald Evans Jr.
2012-10-25 11:30:42

Ronald Ellwin Evans, Jr. was an astronaut that worked with NASA on the Apollo missions and served as a Captain in the United States Navy. Evans is one of the twenty-four astronauts to fly to the moon. . Evans was born on November 10, 1933 in St. Francis, Kansas. He graduated from Highland Park High School in Topeka, Kansas. Boy Scouts of America played a huge role in Evans youth as he attained the highest level of Life Scout. Evans then went on to study at the University of Kansas...

Plain Chachalaca, Ortalis vetula
2012-03-22 23:28:04

The Plain Chachalaca (Ortalis vetula) is a large species of bird in the Cracidae family. It is found in tropical and subtropical environments from mezquital thickets in the Rio Grande Valley in southeastern Texas to northernmost Costa Rica. In Central America, this species occurs in the Pacific lowlands from Chiapas, Mexico to northern Nicaragua. It occurs solely as a separate population in Costa Rica. Its habitat is dry and moist forests, especially where interspersed with scrub and savanna....

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