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2014-05-08 08:30:17

On anniversary of President Obama's endorsement of same-sex marriage, 71 percent of Jack'd survey respondents believe Obama is making progress toward gay rights BOSTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack'd, the fastest growing gay app in the world among young gay men, today released the findings of a community survey conducted among its users in the United States. Ahead of the second anniversary of Obama's endorsement of same-sex marriage on May 9, Jack'd surveyed its users on their...

2014-05-05 11:41:38

Stressful experiences, such as victimization and homophobia, associated with heavy episodic drinking Higher rates of binge drinking by lesbian and gay adolescents compared to their heterosexual peers may be due to chronic stress caused by difficult social situations, according to a study to be presented Saturday, May 3, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Research has shown that lesbian and gay people experience higher rates...

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2014-04-30 05:07:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the most disturbing topics in education today is the seeming disparity between grades in math and science for boys and girls. A new study from the University of New Brunswick, however, reveals that girls have made higher grades than boys throughout their school careers for nearly a century, despite stereotypes. "Although gender differences follow essentially stereotypical patterns on achievement tests in which boys typically...

2014-04-16 14:06:40

Young people who conform most strongly to norms of masculinity and femininity—the most "feminine" girls and the most "masculine" boys—are significantly more likely than their peers to engage in behaviors that pose cancer risks, according to a new study led by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers. The most feminine teenage girls use tanning beds more frequently and are more likely to be physically inactive, while the most masculine teenage boys are more likely to use chewing...

2014-04-10 08:29:55

Unprecedented action taken to combat "false information" that has "harmed public health, distorted medical science, and violated the trust between medical journals and the consumer." Failure to retract amounts to "medical literature malpractice." BOSTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an unprecedented action, twenty-five international medical societies have petitioned the Journal of the American Medical Association to retract the article that precipitated recent concerns regarding...

2014-04-08 23:31:17

Recently, MillionaireMatch polled its male members about the features of tough women. Los Angeles (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Being tough as a girl may look cool and it may make you think men are attracted to a rough exterior. But most men don’t think so. Men report that tough girls are hard to get close to. That hard exterior makes it difficult for men to penetrate. According to the report from Model Press, here are the top five behaviors that men cannot accept from women: 1. Walking...

2014-04-02 23:30:15

How To Conceive The Gender Of Your Choice book penned by Ashley Spencer is the latest book that teaches women how to greatly influence their baby’s gender regardless of their age. A full review on the site Vkool.com indicates if it is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 How To Conceive The Gender Of Your Choice book is the latest book for women who want to learn how to get pregnant fast, and how to choose their baby’s gender naturally. This book consists of secrets to...

2014-03-28 23:26:18

Louisville Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender cancer survivors now have a special and safe place to support each other in their fight against cancer. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 The National LGBT Cancer Project - Out With Cancer, in collaboration with Gilda's Club Louisville Kentucky is proud to announce a new LGBTQ cancer survivor support group. “We are excited to have the opportunity to offer cancer support services to the Louisville LGBT community with an...

2014-03-27 23:22:09

New policy brief from The Fenway Institute analyzes state efforts to gather sexual orientation data on Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Surveys, including Southern and Plains/Mountain states. Fenway recommends all 50 states ask these questions every year. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 The Fenway Institute today issued “a call to action” to state health departments, urging them to ask questions about sexual orientation on their Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System...

2014-03-24 20:23:19

QueenBeeTickets.com has unleashed an inventory of discount tickets for Lady Gaga's added show in Salt Lake City, Utah on August 4, 2014. GERMANTOWN, Wisc., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- QueenBeeTickets.com offers affordably priced Lady Gaga Energy Solutions Arena tickets for a concert in Salt Lake City on August 4. The singer has expanded her Artpop Ball Tour to include six more concert dates.Fans in the Utah area are excited about the show coming up in August. The talented...


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2005-09-07 20:47:43

The housefly (Musca domestica) is the most common fly occurring in homes and indeed one of the most widely distributed animals and the most familiar of all flies; it is a pest that can facilitate serious diseases. Physical description The adults are 5-8 mm long. Their thorax is grayish, with four dark longitudinal lines on the back. The underside of the abdomen is yellowish. The whole body is covered with hair. They have reddish compound eyes. The females are slightly larger than the...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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