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2014-06-09 12:29:41

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospice Foundation of America (HFA) will present a live, online webinar focusing on Adolescents and Traumatic Loss on Tuesday, June 17, from noon--1:30pm ET. Kenneth J. Doka, PhD and Carla Sofka, PhD, MSW, will discuss traumatic losses such as accidents or violence that remain leading causes of adolescent death. This webinar will address the nature of these losses as well as approaches to intervention and prevention. "According to...

2014-01-13 23:24:45

Improving the quality of living matters to everyone, but perhaps most to those who are facing the challenges of a life-limiting illness such as Center for Hospice Care patient Jennifer Dalkowski, who had one wish before dying - to meet Jeff Gordon. Stories like these are made possible through support from Hospice Foundation's Annual Appeal. (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Jennifer Dalkowski knew she was dying. “Before I die, I want to meet Jeff Gordon,” she said smiling. With that, the...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.