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2014-10-15 23:07:41

Veterinary Pet Insurance Reveals Spookiest Halloween Pet Dangers Brea, California (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 During the Halloween season, U.S. consumers spend $7 billion on Halloween candy, costumes and decorations, exposing pets to more toxins and hazards than any other time of the year. To help prepare for the imminent dangers that surround our pets during the scare season, Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation’s first and largest provider of pet health insurance, has released...

2014-10-15 12:31:39

October 22 is International Stuttering Awareness Day MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Each year, International Stuttering Awareness Day gives us such a wonderful platform to remind the global stuttering community about our resources, many of which are available for free to people who stutter as well as their family and friends," said Jane Fraser, president of the Stuttering Foundation. "Help is always available for anyone who wants it. "In addition to our...

2014-10-15 12:28:21

The World's Largest Veterinary Practice and 2013 ACADEMY AWARD® Best Actress Nominee, Quvenzhane Wallis, Launch Book at Children's Museum of Manhattan PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Banfield Pet Hospital(®) and Quvenzhane Wallis, pet lover and star of the upcoming musical film, "Annie," announce a new chapter together with the release of a children's book titled, "My Very, Very Busy Day!" The book is written to entertain and educate children by focusing on what it...

2014-10-15 08:38:31

Learn how to 'Extend your Reach' at AtTask Leap 2015 SILICON SLOPES, Utah, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AtTask, the leading provider of Enterprise Work Management solutions, will be holding its global user conference, AtTask Leap 2015, at the MGM Grand Hotel and Conference Center in Las Vegas, Nevada May 18 to 21, 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120926/LA81251LOGO Themed "Extend Your Reach," AtTask Leap is four days of intensive best practices sharing and forward-thinking...

2014-10-15 08:31:42

Non-profit organization is the dream of a 12-year-old leukemia survivor wanting to "pay forward" the help she received during her illness SEAL BEACH, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PoundWishes, a non-profit and web site focused on ending the needless euthanasia of 3-4 million shelter pets each year due to health problems, shelter overcrowding or lack of resources, today announced it has granted 150 PoundWishes in its first six months of operations. PoundWishes...

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2014-10-15 07:25:31

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While smoking is slowly being relegated to the fringes of our society, the habit is continuing to have a significant effect on the health of the American population. According to a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, approximately 14 million medical conditions across the US can be tied to the habit. Using data from the 2009 US Census, National Health Interview Survey and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey...

2014-10-14 23:12:53

The Webinar focuses on how the continual advancements of modern mass spectrometry have enabled anti-doping laboratories to significantly expand the drug coverage for both human and equine athletes, and will broadcast live October 16, 2014 Yorba Linda, CA (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Thermo Scientific announces a new educational webinar, “Comprehensive Anti-doping Detection using the Q Exactive Orbitrap MS for Equine Urine Analysis,” featuring Dr. Scott D Stanley, PhD, Professor at...

2014-10-14 23:09:58

'Guided Meditation' is a virtual reality demo for the Oculus Rift Development Kit 2. Designed by Cubicle Ninjas, this VR demo highlights four unique meditation experiences, taking place in different locations across the globe. Glen Ellyn, IL (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Cubicle Ninjas launches 'Guided Meditation', a virtual reality demo for the Oculus Rift Development Kit 2. 'Guided Meditation' highlights four unique meditation experiences, all taking place in...

2014-10-14 12:29:07

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: A new report issued today shows that the United States has fallen far behind much of the world in requiring large, graphic health warnings on cigarette packs. The report should spur the Food and Drug Administration to quickly develop and implement such warnings, as required by U.S. law. The U.S. is tied for last among 198...

2014-10-14 08:32:52

IntelliQuit combines technologic sophistication and clinical insight to engage the world's 1.3 billion smokers and offer proven success. NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IntelliQuit, the world's first personal pocket size biosensor and ecosystem that biochemically measures tobacco consumption and severity of nicotine addiction, is now available online via Kickstarter. Similar to a weight scale and calorie counter for dieters, IntelliQuit provides the smoker with actionable...


Latest Human behavior Reference Libraries

Spectrophobia
2013-12-24 12:23:34

Spectrophobia is a kind of specific phobia involving a morbid fear of mirrors. Catoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors. This phobia is distinct from Eisoptrophobia, which is the fear of your own reflection. In general, an individual suffering from this phobia has been traumatized in an event where they believe they have seen or heard apparitions or ghosts. The individual could also become traumatized by television shows, nightmares, or horror films. This fear could be the result of a trauma...

10 Tips To A Great Summer
2012-07-16 20:56:36

With the start of summer upon us, we start thinking of things to do on the weekend and how to keep the kids busy. Here are a few things that may just help accomplish that and also to stay safe during this summer. #1 Weather is always a big player in whichever season it maybe, but the summer is a when the United States experiences some of its most severe weather such as Tornadoes and Hurricanes. The best tip for this is to be prepared. If the National Weather Service issues a watch or...

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2007-05-21 07:48:59

The Orbicular batfish (Platax orbicularis) is a popular aquarium fish endemic to tropical waters of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Its body is almost disc-shaped, and very thin; the tail, about 20% of the body length, is fan-shaped and taller than it is long. Males can grow to up to 19.69 in (50 cm) in length, though aquarium specimens are generally much shorter. In the wild, the Orbicular Batfish is found in brackish or marine waters, usually around reefs, at depths from 16.4 to 98.43 ft...

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2007-04-10 14:17:18

The Pearlscale is a breed of fancy goldfish which is commonly stocked in the aquarium trade. It has a short round body, and its noted feature (as the name suggests) is the white domed scales which rise out of the body slightly, glittering in the aquarium lights. This appearance is due to extra calcified scale material building up in the center of each scale. A variant of this breed with head growth is quite common and known as the Crown Pearlscale. It is a highly sociable fish (like all...

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2007-04-10 14:06:21

A Fantail goldfish is a standard "fancy" type of goldfish. It has a dual-lobed tail, unlike its cousin the common or comet. Its fins can be different sizes, ranging from 1-3 in or more in length. A typical fantail has paired fins, including anal fins, a single dorsal fin, and a round, pointed body shape. It can range in color, from bronze (known as chocolate), orange, red, calico, and mixes of the colors. It is the third hardiest of the fancy goldfish with Comet first and Shubunkin second,...

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