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2014-10-07 12:28:37

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After being asked by the prestigious law publication, Daily Journal, Attorney Lauren K. Johnson writes an article citing current child abuse law in California, how she advises clients who have been formally accused of child abuse, and analogizes the legality of child abuse with the legality of driving after consuming alcohol. She writes that the line is too fine, the perceived benefits do not outweigh the risks, and that she does not want...

2014-10-07 08:26:37

ATLANTA, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CDC launched today the "#20 Million Memorial," a social media effort that honors the more than 20 million Americans who have died from smoking since the first Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health was issued over 50 years ago. The #20Million Memorial invites family members and loved ones to remember the faces, names, stories and memories of smoking's victims. The #20Million Memorial will collect social media posts that share a message...

2014-10-06 23:06:54

Any addict wishing to kick his or her addiction must first overcome the mental and physical cravings for drugs or alcohol; a challenge that many seeking recovery are unable to successfully meet. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Narconon Arrowhead, the Oklahoma-based drug rehabilitation center is releasing new and vital information on addiction recovery. Based on decades of experience in the field of chemical dependency, program outcomes and recovery results, Executive Director...

2014-10-06 16:27:34

Awards $75,000 to Playworks Illinois CHICAGO, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is awarding a $75,000 Healthy Kids, Healthy Families grant to Playworks Illinois to support their work rejuvenating recess and combatting bullying at 18 low-income Chicago Public Schools. Playworks believes recess should be fun, energizing, safe and inclusive for everyone and their work is helping students learn cooperation and leadership skills that...

2014-10-06 16:25:29

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 1,200 organizations--including national, state and local groups from 47 states, the District of Columbia, 12 tribal communities and four territories that are working to prevent domestic and sexual violence--have come together under the banner of "NFL Game Changer" to call on the NFL to invest heavily in a long-term, comprehensive community engagement and prevention campaign to change the culture in order to end violence against...

2014-10-06 12:29:15

New Nation-wide Initiative Aims to Support Community Colleges to Adopt 100% Smoke or Tobacco-Free Campus Policies WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Legacy - the national public health organization that funds the bold truth® youth smoking prevention campaign - announced it will support community colleges around the nation to go smoke or tobacco-free. Through a new competitive grants initiative, public community colleges may apply to receive funds and...

2014-10-06 12:21:50

Implementation of New Standard Defines Performance Baseline in 44 ECAC Member Nations WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, announced today that the QS-B220 has successfully passed the European Civil Aviation Conference's (ECAC) Common Evaluation Process of Security Equipment (CEP) for airport checkpoint screening of passengers and...

2014-10-06 08:28:50

California Woman Upset She Had to Leave Home State to Access Oregon Death With Dignity, Wants to Expand Rights PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the few weeks she has left to live, 29-year-old California native Brittany Maynard is launching a campaign in partnership with Compassion & Choices to raise awareness about the need to expand death-with-dignity laws nationwide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141003/150308 Death-with-dignity laws...

2014-10-06 08:28:16

Event Celebrates Progress in Campaign Aimed at School-Aged Children ST. LOUIS, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC), along with its subsidiary, Cenpatico, Children's National Health System and Howard University will mark the first year anniversary of the group's nationwide, three-year initiative to prevent bullying among school-aged children with an event today entitled, "No Bullying Zone," to be held from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.at the Newseum, Knight Conference...

2014-10-04 23:01:51

Live Happy's Co-Founder & CEO Kym Yancey was just Featured in The LA Daily News for hosting a successful Live Happy Experience event on October 2, 2014. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 04, 2014 Live Happy's Co-Founder & CEO Kym Yancey is a sought after speaker and business mentor, and was just Featured in The LA Daily News for hosting a successful Live Happy Experience event in Los Angeles. Live Happy's special event titled "Don't Sacrifice Your Happiness for...


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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
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.