Latest Beach Stories

2014-06-09 23:11:17

The BirthCare Center in Daytona Beach Now Offers Classes to New and Expecting Parents Teaching the Guidelines to Help Prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 The BirthCare Center at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center (http://www.floridahospitalbabies.com) is teaching new and expecting moms the guidelines to safe newborn sleep in an effort to reduce Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). “Safe sleep is such an important topic when it comes...

Border Collies Chase Away Gulls To Reduce Beach Contamination
2014-05-19 03:37:11

American Society for Microbiology Border Collies are effective at reducing gull congregation on recreational beaches, resulting in lower E. coli abundance in the sand. Researchers from Central Michigan University reported the findings at the annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. Gull droppings may be one source of the indicator bacterium Escherichia coli to beach water, which can lead to swim advisories and beach closings. In addition, gull droppings may contain...

2014-05-08 23:15:19

Tulemar Resort is proud to announce the inclusion of Costa Rica’s Manuel Antonio National Park beach in social travel giant TripAdvisor's “Traveler’s Choice Top 25 Beaches in the World”. (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 TripAdvisor's second annual “Top Beaches in the World Traveler's Choice” places Manuel Antonio, one of Costa Rica's most popular beaches in the top 25, making it the highest ranking beach in Central America and one of 7 Latin American beaches to make the...

2014-05-08 16:23:21

SEATTLE, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When summer finally arrives in Chicago, urban dwellers know it's time to head to the shores of Lake Michigan, the city's playground for water recreation, volleyball, and relaxing. Tommy Bahama and the Chicago Park District (CPD) have partnered to create a fun and activity-rich environment for locals and visitors to enjoy at Chicago's public beaches. As the "Official Sponsor of Summer," Tommy Bahama will bring its relaxed, "Make Life One Long Weekend(TM)"...

2014-04-28 23:13:36

Women’s Care OB/GYN Invites the Daytona Beach Community to an Open House at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center. Guests Will Tour the Beautiful New Women’s Care OB/GYN Office, Which Offers Onsite 3D and 4D Ultrasounds, Prenatal Care, Pregnancy Monitoring, Delivery, and Postpartum Care. Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 On Thursday, May 1 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Women’s Care OB/GYN (http://www.FloridaHospitalBabies.com) invites the Daytona Beach community to an open house...

2014-04-10 12:26:22

CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheraton Sand Key Resort, located in Clearwater Beach, Florida, has brought beach tennis Pro, Steven Cutler (Coach Rhino) as the Pool and Beach Activities Director to coordinate activities and provide resort guests with beach tennis lessons. Coach Rhino is a United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) certified Tennis Professional that was introduced to the sport of beach tennis in 2005. At the age of 57, Coach Rhino...

2014-04-08 23:27:53

Orange County patients who are dealing with chronic sinus pain and pressure finally have a simple solution. Board certified ENT & sinus surgeon, Dr. Kevin Sadati has provided a few tips on procedures that can provide patients with immediate relief from these uncomfortable symptoms. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Dr. Kevin Sadati understands how difficult it is to live with constant sinus pain and pressure on a daily basis. Chronic sinus pain can impact a person's life in...

2014-03-31 23:36:40

The Fourth Annual Baby Shower at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach offers free parenting classes on breastfeeding and newborn care available for expecting parents. Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The BirthCare Center at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center (http://www.FloridaHospitalBabies.com) invites pregnant women and their partners to the hospital’s fourth annual baby shower. This a day of pampering and education about topics such as...

2014-03-31 23:36:31

The campaign’s third year is expected to create over 1,000 pledges from the anti-plastic community worldwide while gifting reusable glass straws to those who participate. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Did you know that over 500 million plastic straws are disposed of daily in the USA? Simply Straws, a small, family-owned company who manufacture beautiful, reusable glass straws will be launching their third annual Pledge Against Plastic Straws for the entire month of April. The...

2014-03-31 23:27:57

With the Affordable Care Act in full swing, many across the county – including employees, employers, insurers, and doctors alike – have found themselves with myriad questions regarding the law. New Found Life of Delray Beach today released a statement to share information about the Affordable Care Act’s impact on substance abuse and substance abuse care in insurance policies. Delray Beach, Florida (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 New Found Life of Delray Beach, a leading treatment and...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'