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2014-10-30 23:14:30

The process of learning to identify and live with grief can be an arduous one. Edy Nathan MA, LCSW talk about how the pattern of grief does not follow a specific order and identifies patterns of mourning as a way to understand how to live with grief. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 In a world filled with instant gratification, the slow pace of emotional lives can be frustrating and even disconcerting. People who have recently experienced a loss may encounter pressure to “get over...

2014-10-30 23:11:48

Alert1 Medical Alert Systems has announced their new Kitchen 2.0 report. The groundbreaking work evaluates the new technologies for their usefulness to seniors and caregivers and predicts the rate of their adoption by the senior care market at large. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Alert1 Medical Alert Systems has announced their new Kitchen 2.0 report. The kitchen is one of the most dangerous places in the home. According to the National Fire Protection Association, cooking...

2014-10-30 08:36:51

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In November 2014, in honor of National Prematurity Awareness Month, Pebbles of Hope, a 501c3 non-profit organization, will launch its first programs to provide resources and support to parents and caregivers dealing with the challenges of caring for a premature baby in underserved areas, both in the U.S. and internationally. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141029/155344 The organization will provide cutting edge educational,...

2014-10-30 08:30:30

The National Runaway Safeline and its Partners Bring Awareness to the Youth Runaway Issue CHICAGO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During National Runaway Prevention Month (NRPM) in November, the National Runaway Safeline (NRS) and its partners raise awareness of the runaway and homeless youth crisis and the issues that these young people face, as well as educate Americans about solutions and the role they can play in preventing and ending youth homelessness. "This year's theme...

2014-10-28 12:29:03

Girls See Themselves As Politically Capable, Ask for More Guidance and Opportunities NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today released findings from a new "pulse poll" showing that while the majority of today's teen and tween girls are interested in politics (67 percent), and most are engaged in political, civic, or leadership activities (93 percent), only a minority (37 percent) are interested in pursuing a career in politics. The pulse poll was...

2014-10-24 23:07:14

The New film from Big Belli LLC, 40 Weeks, illuminates pregnancy journey in a week-by-week glimpse into the lives of real women who share pregnancy milestones and health information NEW YORK, NY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 After the birth of their daughter, director Christopher Henze realized he could make the movie his wife, Big Belli CEO Dominique Debroux, had been looking for but couldn’t find when she was pregnant. A film, that could have helped in her need for...

2014-10-16 23:09:10

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp attempts to submit an invention, Pump on the Go, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Two inventors from Mansfield, Texas, know how difficult it can be to maintain a regular breast-pumping schedule. "While my wife was breastfeeding our second child we thought about how convenient it would be to have a more inconspicuous and wieldy way to pump breast milk at work," said one inventor. "This led to our idea." The...

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2014-10-14 05:18:23

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study in the journal Pediatrics has found that a significant number of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) cases can be attributed to the infant sleeping on a sofa. The study, conducted by a team of American and British scientists, was based on data for over 7,900 cases of SIDS in 24 US states and it found that about 12 percent were related to the child sleeping on a sofa. “We did this study simply because there wasn’t a...

2014-10-09 23:02:15

Under a new three-year $6.6 million contract with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Abt Associates will work with hospitals to help them encourage breastfeeding and receive a Baby-Friendly designation. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Although many new mothers in the United States intend to breastfeed their new babies, practices and policies in maternity care often create barriers to breastfeeding. Under a new three-year $6.6 million contract with the Centers for...

2014-10-02 23:07:42

Efforts will focus on raising awareness and educating parents and caregivers about safe sleep practices and environments. Columbus, OHIO (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Earlier this year, the General Assembly passed Senate Bill 198, sponsored by Senators Jones and Tavares, declaring October Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month in Ohio. The Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (Ohio AAP, http://www.ohioaap.org), along with their partners, want educate parents and...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.