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2014-08-27 23:13:52

Runners, Walkers, and Cyclists Nationwide Encouraged to Make Every Mile Matter During September’s National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Inspira Marketing Group is encouraging runners, walkers, and cyclists of all abilities to go the distance this September by logging their miles as part of the Alex’s Million Mile – Run. Walk. Ride. initiative, hosted by Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) to raise funds and increase awareness of...

2014-06-01 23:02:07

Hanlon Creative will host Alex's Lemonade Stand on June 6 from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Kulpsville, PA (PRWEB) June 01, 2014 In an effort to join the battle against childhood cancer, Hanlon Creative will host Alex’s Lemonade Stand on Friday, June 6 between 11am and 5pm at their headquarters in Kulpsville, PA. Hanlon Creative’s Lemonade Stand will be honoring Alexa delos Reyes. Alexa was diagnosed with brain cancer at just 14 months old. Now 9 years old, Alexa has been through it all -- 6...

2014-05-27 23:01:59

Farmers markets across Minnesota sign on to accept EBT and offer Market Bucks incentive; ease of use and increased buying power fuels increase in number of SNAP participants shopping at markets Eagan, Minnesota (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Access to fresh, affordable food continues to be a challenge that low-income Minnesotans face as they strive to eat healthier. A collaborative effort by rural and urban farmers markets, the Center for Prevention at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue...

2014-05-20 23:12:01

“Pulling Together Minnesota,” a new campaign from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, aims to expand conversations about health and highlight the role of our communities. Eagan, Minnesota (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 While most Minnesotans believe that being healthy comes down to personal decisions and willpower, they also acknowledge that there are significant obstacles getting in their way. “Pulling Together Minnesota,” a new campaign from the Center for Prevention at Blue Cross...

2014-05-14 23:01:17

Financial and technical support from the Center for Prevention will transform 10 communities’ streets into avenues for activity at 27 Play Streets and Open Streets events Eagan, Minn. (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 This summer, people in communities across Minnesota will have a chance to experience their streets as places for people, not just cars. The Center for Prevention at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) is providing financial and technical assistance for 27 Play Streets...

2014-02-26 00:22:25

Public also supports regulation to prevent e-cigarette use by youth MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A poll released today shows that a strong majority of Minnesotans (79 percent) support prohibiting e-cigarette use indoors in places where smoking is prohibited. Other regulations to prevent youth from using e-cigarettes are also overwhelmingly supported by Minnesotans. "This new poll shows that a strong majority of Minnesotans - 79 percent - support prohibiting...

2014-01-14 16:26:01

Blue Cross commits nearly $450,000 through its Center for Prevention to help 18 organizations engage people in improving the health of their communities. EAGAN, Minn., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Engaged and involved community members are a key component to creating a healthier Minnesota. In recognition of this, the Center for Prevention (the Center) at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) has awarded funding to 18 projects that will be shaped through...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.