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2014-06-27 23:03:53

In a stunning defeat today for proponents of assisted suicide, the New Jersey assisted suicide bill A2270 was pulled from the floor and tabled until September for lack of votes. Not Dead Yet applauded New Jersey disability advocates as press reports credited disability rights opposition for the defeat. Trenton, New Jersey (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 In a stunning defeat today for proponents of assisted suicide, the New Jersey assisted suicide bill A2270 was pulled from the floor and tabled...

2014-06-27 23:01:30

Introducing the Belfie, A Parent’s Guide released today by NoBullying http://nobullying.com/what-all-parents-should-know-about-the-belfie/. London, UK (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 For responsible 21st century parents, the term “selfie” has already created tidal waves and they have probably already had a conversation about posting photos online but what about the new “belfie” trend taking the teen world by storm. Explore the “belfie” trend with NoBullying’s guide released today....

2014-06-27 15:01:35

Johns Hopkins Medicine A Johns Hopkins-led research team has found that motivational interviewing, along with standard education and awareness programs, significantly reduced secondhand smoke exposure among children living in those households. Motivational interviewing, a counseling strategy that gained popularity in the treatment of alcoholics, uses a patient-centered counseling approach to help motivate people to change behaviors. Experts say it stands in contrast to externally...

2014-06-27 12:25:20

NEW YORK, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Civil and Human Rights, a new center that brings together the history of the American Civil Rights Movement and international human rights efforts, opened this week in Atlanta. David Rockwell and his award-winning firm Rockwell Group designed the Center's exhibitions in collaboration with George C. Wolfe, The Center's chief creative officer for The Center's civil rights gallery, and Jill Savitt, curator for human rights gallery....

2014-06-27 11:47:44

Harvard University Research suggests voting may be key to cooperation with future generations Whatever the solutions to preserving our world's natural resources might be, it seems clear that answers won't come overnight. How, then, can we be sure the steps we take today won't jeopardize the fate of future generations? The answer, researchers say, may lie with one of cornerstones of modern society – democracy. Using a series of modified public goods "games," Professor of...

2014-06-26 23:05:24

Video game addiction has recently become recognized as a clinical disorder and TreatmentHelp has announced the top causes of video game addiction to spread awareness. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 It was not until recently that video game addiction has become recognized as a clinical disorder. Classified under the category of behavior disorders, video game addiction involves excessive time spent on the computer or in front of the TV, hindering social relationships and daily...

2014-06-26 23:05:06

Worldwide Intelligence Network helps victims of stalkers. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Los Angeles based Stalker Investigations agency, Worldwide Intelligence Network, introduces their Anti-Stalker Task Force, a group of elite investigators who have over 40 years of collective experience in the field of personal protection. “We receive a number of calls from men and women who are terrified. These stalking victims can’t even go to the corner store without fearing for...

2014-06-26 23:02:34

Cell Phone Safety, A Parent’s Guide Released Today by NoBullying http://nobullying.com/cell-phone-safety-and-the-importance-of-teaching-this-to-kids/. London, UK (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Cell phones are now an essential part of the everyday culture and this often leads to the parents being worried about what their child is doing with the phone when they are not around. This calls for serious effort on the parents’ side to teach their children about Cell Phone Safety with NoBullying’s...

2014-06-26 00:20:48

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club is joining other media groups in endorsing legislation that would strengthen the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, which journalists and the general public use to compel the release of otherwise hidden government documents. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO Senator Patrick Leahy, a Vermont Democrat, and Senator John Cornyn, a Texas Republican, introduced the FOIA Improvement Act on June...

2014-06-25 23:09:28

The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) is an independent non-profit accreditor of health and human services. CARF promotes the quality, value and optimal outcomes of services that centers on enhancing the lives of persons served. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Narconon Arrowhead, an Oklahoma-based drug rehabilitation facility, recently earned accreditation from CARF, the highly respected organization which provides accreditation services to health...


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2009-04-28 16:36:07

Chicago police sergeant, Louis R. Vitullo, focused his career in the city's crime lab and eventually because chief microanalyst. He created an organized method by which to collect and analyze evidence in sexual assault cases. The tools necessary to follow this process are all contained together in a standardized kit, originally called a Vitullo kit. Today, they are more commonly referred to as SAEK or rape kits. Louis Vitullo died on January 3, 2006 at Good Shepherd Hospital in...

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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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