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2014-05-08 16:26:18

American Humane Association's "Canines and Childhood Cancer Study," Sponsored by Zoetis, Examines Promising, Underutilized Weapon in War on Cancer WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- We already know that a dog may be man's best friend, but a new scientific study is seeking to prove that a dog can be a child's best friend in times of greatest need. Today, American Humane Association, scientists, researchers, four therapy dog teams, and country star, former nurse and animal lover...

2014-04-23 23:11:43

On April 29th and May 3rd, Therapy Pets Unlimited is hosting two fundraisers at local restaurants to support their new not-for-profit organization. Nottingham, MD (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Therapy Pets Unlimited, a newly formed Maryland not-for-profit that brings the healing aid of pets to patients, is hosting two fundraisers at area restaurants to help support their organization. Enjoy the recently opened Green Turtle in White Marsh on April 29th where customers who bring in the official...

2014-01-27 23:22:41

'No App for That' event will help parents connect kids to nature and teach the importance of setting boundaries for screen devices in the home. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 “Screen time” the time children spend in front of some sort of electronic device- has taken over an alarming portion of U.S. children’s lives. The “No App for That” Event in Orlando on Feb.1, 2014 will take a step to try and change that. The American Academy of Pediatrics estimates children...

2013-06-02 23:04:14

Wolfson Children´s Hospital in Jacksonville, FL, is believed to be the first children´s hospital in the country to open a dog visitation program called “Healing Paws” to reunite long-term pediatric patients with their pets. The program is an expansion of the Wolfson Children´s Hospital Auxiliary´s Pet Therapy Program, which brings carefully trained dogs that belong to volunteers to the bedside of patients. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) June 02, 2013 Wolfson...

2013-03-31 23:01:11

Design Psychology Coaching is the seamless blend of life coaching, interior design and environmental psychology. The Spencer Institute offers a 100 percent online Design Psychology certification that focuses on healthy environments and living. Rancho Santa Margarita, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 As design shows take over the airwaves, viewers are quickly learning that the places we live, work and play have meaning well beyond four walls and some furniture. Recognizing the importance of...

2012-07-25 00:23:58

Hundreds of colleges and universities around the world are offering courses and even graduate degrees in ecopsychology and other forms of environmentally focused psychology. Ecopsychology examines the psychological, spiritual, and therapeutic aspects of human-nature relationships, concern about environmental issues, and responsibility for protecting natural places and other species. Educators are increasingly recognizing the value of integrating psychology and environmental content to help...

2012-04-12 23:00:10

Literature review and site interviews mark the launch of a study that will examine the outcomes of animal-assisted therapy on children undergoing cancer treatment and their families MADISON, NJ (PRWEB) April 12, 2012 Pfizer Animal Health, an international leader in the advancement of animal health, and the American Humane Association, the nation´s leading advocate on behalf of children and animals, announced the completion of the first round of an innovative research study on the...

2012-02-28 08:00:00

Making it easier to learn the latest on design psychology, celebrity designer Kelli Ellis recently launched a design psychology Coaching Facebook group. Online at https://www.facebook.com/groups/390766821941/, the page offers information on home, work and business. Rancho Santa Margarita, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2012 Just as design psychology coaching seamlessly blends life coaching, interior design and environmental psychology, Facebook combines the best of casual social interactions with...

2012-02-23 10:05:29

Research shows steady decline in natural world, wild animals in illustrated books for kids Was your favorite childhood book crawling with wild animals and set in places like jungles or deep forests? Or did it take place inside a house or in a city, with few if any untamed creatures in sight? A new study has found that over the last several decades, nature has increasingly taken a back seat in award-winning children's picture books -- and suggests this sobering trend is consistent with a...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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