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2014-06-24 12:28:51

New Anti-bullying Laws Only Go So Far NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morningside Recovery of Orange County, California, is pioneering a special treatment program for clients with histories of bullying, addressing their needs as victims. This unique treatment will include the option of exploring bullying topics, including the strong connection between bullying and mental health and addiction issues, in a safe, therapist-led group environment. Bullying and...

2014-06-24 10:26:54

The University of Sheffield Supermarkets in the UK could be hindering efforts to reduce harmful drinking by not fully passing tax increases onto the price of the cheapest beers and spirits, according to health and business researchers. A pioneering study, led by the University of Sheffield’s School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) with business experts from the University of East Anglia and Loughborough University and funded by the Medical Research Council, discovered...

2014-06-24 09:55:12

American Heart Association People who stop using smokeless tobacco after a heart attack may extend their life expectancy similar to people who stop smoking, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. "We didn't expect to see such a strong association among those people who stopped using (smokeless tobacco)," said Gabriel Arefalk, M.D., lead researcher and cardiologist at Uppsala University Hospital in Uppsala, Sweden. "After a heart attack, no...

2014-06-24 08:39:49

CipherCloud joins experts from FireEye, Google, McAfee and Palo Alto Networks to discuss security and privacy concerns for the hybrid enterprise SAN JOSE, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The rapid adoption of cloud has extended to enterprise IT, creating new considerations for security and privacy regulations. On June 25, 2014, CipherCloud, the leader in cloud information protection, will sponsor the Mission College Center for Innovation and Technology (MC2IT)'s expo and panel...

2014-06-24 08:39:19

Milestone in Privacy Movement Finally Shifts Balance of Digital Power & Revenue to Consumers LONDON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Respect Network has launched public registration for the world's first global network for trusted private data sharing today in London City Hall in a move that is set to restore privacy on the Internet. Over 70 founding partners from London to Tel Aviv and from Seattle to Sydney have joined the effort, bringing significant scale and expertise to the...

2014-06-24 08:35:39

Verizon Wireless Also Awards $30,000 Grant to Support GCFV Annual Conference ALPHARETTA, Ga., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the last decade at least 1,300 Georgians lost their lives to domestic violence. In 2013 alone, almost 59,000 of the state's citizens called into the crisis lines of certified domestic violence agencies. These sobering numbers, as stated in the Georgia Commission on Family Violence 2014 fact sheet, and many other similar statistics are why organizations that provide...

2014-06-24 08:25:18

Campaign returns with new participants who suffered tobacco harms ATLANTA, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is launching hard-hitting ads for its 2014 "Tips From Former Smokers" campaign. Beginning July 7, these ads will run nationwide for nine weeks on television, radio, and billboards, online, and in theaters, magazines, and newspapers. The launch of these ads comes as CDC is also releasing new data on how many U.S. adults use some...

2014-06-24 08:22:56

Ex-Treasury Secretaries Shultz, Rubin and Paulson Join Bloomberg, Steyer and other Leaders Urging Industry to Better Understand Risks to Economy NEW YORK, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American economy could face significant and widespread disruptions from climate change unless U.S. businesses and policymakers take immediate action to reduce climate risk, according to a new report released today. The report, "Risky Business: The Economic Risks of Climate Change in the United States,"...

2014-06-23 23:08:59

Wholebeing Institute and VIA Institute on Character recently announced a partnership to offer professionals a free online course on approaches to working with character strengths. Hardwick, MA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Wholebeing Institute and VIA Institute on Character recently announced a partnership to offer professionals a free online course on approaches to working with character strengths. Created by the world’s leading experts, including Wholebeing Institute co-founder Dr. Tal...

2014-06-23 23:02:10

Gun Violence in the United States, An Eye Opening Article Released Today by NoBullying: http://nobullying.com/gun-violence-in-the-united-states/ London, UK (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Just about every week it seems like anyone can open up a newspaper, turn on a television or log on to the Internet and hear about another shooting in a school, office building or mall. NoBullying releases today a guide to gun violence in the United States. Most shootings often occur between individuals who do not...

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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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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.'