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2014-04-04 23:02:53

Company president Chris Miller shares his insights on combating ADD and enhancing brain function naturally. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 “Across 10 countries, it was projected that ADHD was associated with 134.8 million lost days of productivity each year. Most of this loss can be attributed to ADHD and not co-occurring conditions.” CDC Chris Miller was diagnosed with ADD and told to take prescription medicines. “I believe that most people who have been diagnosed with...

2014-04-03 11:35:16

Young adults who run or participate in other cardio fitness activities may preserve their memory and thinking skills in middle age, according to a new study published in the April 2, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Middle age was defined as ages 43 to 55. "Many studies show the benefits to the brain of good heart health," said study author David R. Jacobs, Jr, PhD, with the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. "This is one...

2014-04-03 08:30:23

Peer approach outlined in Affordable Care Act can improve quality of care and reduce costs LEAWOOD, Kan. and WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just as seven million Americans obtain health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Peers for Progress and NCLR (National Council of La Raza) today released a report that examines how peer support programs improve health outcomes by boosting outreach and education for disease prevention and management. The report,...

2014-04-02 23:26:48

Districts in 18 States Now Implement Student Achievement Solution Mileposts With Gooru’s Open Resources for Personalized Learning in Flipped, Blended & 1:1 Model BOISE, Idaho (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Silverback Learning Solutions (http://www.silverbacklearning.com), an educator-founded technology company and developer of Mileposts™, a results-driven student achievement solution installed in schools K-12 nationwide, today announced that Mileposts will be implemented in all West...

2014-04-02 16:36:27

LONDON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Don't Sweat The Small Stuff - Let SII Creative Power Your Business Up! If you run a small online business that's steadily growing, you know just how endless the process of growing can be. Perhaps you've already outsourced work, but the costs seem to be spiraling out of control as tangible results decline. In short, promoting your brand and keeping it upto date is taking valuable time, money and resources away from the...

2014-04-02 12:23:16

RALEIGH, N.C., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Carolina's electric cooperatives are kicking off the 20(th) year of awarding Bright Ideas education grants to North Carolina teachers and are now accepting grant applications. Nearly $600,000 in Bright Ideas grants will be awarded to educators statewide in the 2014-15 school year to fund creative, hands-on classroom projects that fall outside traditional school budgets. Teachers can learn more and apply online at...

2014-03-31 23:27:46

Robert J. Hilt, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Washington School Of Medicine, Seattle, presented on Stimulants, Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, Antipsychotic Agents, and Mood Stabilizers. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Psychiatry Volume 43, Issue 02: Psychiatric Medications for Children: An Overview of Your Options. The goal of this program is to improve medical management of various psychiatric...

2014-03-31 12:29:44

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Managing the daily challenges of life can be stressful and overwhelming. And for approximately 4.8 million people living with disabilities in California, many of those challenges impact the entire family as well. For example, if a family cannot find accessible, affordable housing, they may end up living in a shelter or on the streets. Helping families with a plan to achieve residential stability is just one of the services provided by...

2014-03-28 23:03:47

LearningRx brain training center offers three tips to help evaluate reading comprehension skills at home. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Being a good reader goes far beyond decoding written words and the brain training experts at LearningRx are offering three techniques to help parents evaluate their children’s reading comprehension. “Reading has different components,” says Tanya Mitchell, Vice President of Research and Development at the Headquarters of LearningRx....

2014-03-28 12:28:04

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renaissance Learning, a leading provider of online assessments and data-powered teaching and learning solutions, announced today that the Mississippi State Board of Education adopted Renaissance Learning's K-3 assessment system. This integrated assessment system will include: a universal screener and diagnostic assessment, kindergarten readiness assessment tool, and a third-grade reading summative assessment....


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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