Latest Dignity Stories

2014-05-28 08:27:02

Revised edition of author's first book will be featured at this year's Beijing Book Fair in China on Aug 27-31, 2014 CASA GRANDE, Ariz., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What do people need in order to emerge a winner in this century? Educator-author Dr. Alvin Holst revisits the importance of Integrity, Courage & Soul: Leadership Traits for the 21(st) Century to underline what society truly needs at present. This book is an accounting of the things that work in one's life and...

2014-03-05 08:26:27

Family of 13-year-old Jahi McMath to be honored for their fight against overwhelming odds PHILADELPHIA, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 2007, Terri Schiavo's family has marked the anniversary of her death on March 31, 2005 by celebrating Terri's Day. Through the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network (Narberth, PA), they have channeled the national controversy that erupted over the court-ordered decision that ended Terri's life by removing her feeding tube into a positive effort...

2012-09-22 23:02:15

Pamela Chiesi, a passionate animal rights activist, proposes to treat all animals the same as humans. She strongly believes that human beings should be stewards of the animals and protect their rights to live with dignity. Even animals have moral rights and a more realistic approach should be taken to implement Acts and Rules in letter and spirit. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 22, 2012 Pamela Chiesi, a passionate animal rights activist, now proposes to treat all animals the same as humans....

2012-02-03 19:00:18

Older people feel that their health problems pose a challenge to their sense of independence, dignity and identity and sometimes the health care they are given makes things worse. According to research funded by UK Research Councils' New Dynamics of Ageing programme (NDA), healthcare providers must avoid taking a 'blanket view' of how to help older people cope with the ageing process. The study carried out by Dr Liz Lloyd and her colleagues found that people were often surprised by the...

2010-10-18 07:25:00

PENNINGTON, N.J., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, Final Exit Network continues the rollout of billboards on the nation's highways and in the night sky, to help raise public awareness and promote a dialogue on the right to die with dignity. During the last two weekends of October the evening sky will be lit up shortly after nightfall over Baltimore and Washington. The scrolling message of "Die with Dignity" and the organization's contact information will be carried by a helicopter on a...

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.'