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2014-01-31 23:34:05

The rate of infant and maternal mortality for Blacks is twice the rate for Whites in the U.S., so it is important to address barriers to care that Black women face. To celebrate Black History Month, Praeclarus Press and the Simkin Center at Bastyr University offer a webinar that teaches nurses, midwives, physicians, and lactation consultants how to make their practices welcoming to African American women, thereby addressing disparities in infant and maternal mortality. Amarillo, Texas...

Childhood Obesity May Sometimes Be A Product Of Insecure Attachment
2014-01-31 04:48:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists already know that the quality of the attachment a person shares with their mother affects their relationships with other people, but would you believe it affects your relationship to food and obesity as well? A new study from the University of Illinois and published online in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics says yes. "If your mother regularly punished or dismissed your anger, anxiety, or sadness...

2014-01-30 23:34:30

Aeroflow Healthcare adds eCommerce site in response to growing need for new mothers to obtain breastpumps and breastfeeding accessories through insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Aeroflow Healthcare launched an eCommerce site on January 24, 2014 in response to the growing need of obtaining breastpumps and breastfeeding accessories through insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Through their site, http://www.breastpumps.aeroflowinc.com,...

2014-01-30 08:28:20

In-Store and Online Awareness Program Amplifies Company's Commitment as a Founding Partner of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games and Seeks Customers' Support in Helping Athletes Go for the Gold this June WAYNE, N.J., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Furthering its commitment as a Founding Partner of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games, Toys"R"Us today announced the February 1 launch of a nationwide in-store and online awareness campaign encouraging its customers to support the...

2014-01-29 23:04:57

The 24/7 Dad® To Go Series Will Provide Dads With Practical Advice On a Variety of Important Topics Related to Parenting and Relationships Germantown, MD (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI) has launched a brand new series of eBooks to help dads build their parenting, fathering, and relationship skills. “The 24/7 Dad® To Go eBook Series” is the first of its kind – short, simple, affordable, and practical eBooks tackling specific issues of interest...

2014-01-29 12:27:06

Although Isis Parenting has closed, Atlanta-based ISIS Women's Health Care announces their all-encompassing model of care that provides access to experienced natural birth practitioners, educators and trainers throughout the course of pregnancy, delivery and the post-partum period. ATLANTA, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ISIS Women's Health Care, not affiliated with the now closed Isis Parenting, is the only practice in Atlanta that offers a true continuity of care for expecting...

2014-01-28 23:03:07

As part of their continuing dedication to the local community, and children in need, Rand Group choose to participate in the BEARing Gifts Campaign for the 5th Consecutive Year, contributing more than $6750 in gifts. Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 For the 5th consecutive year, Rand Group has participated in the BEARing Gift Campaign, this year expanding the reach from Houston, to also include their Dallas location. The BEARing Gifts campaign, one of 4 programs put on by BEAResource...

2014-01-28 12:24:47

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Nurse Purse Unveils New Line of Breast Pump Bags to Make Breastfeeding Easier for Working Moms (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140128/MN53894) With statistics showing breastfeeding on the rise, and the Affordable Care Act guaranteeing free breast pumps, Nurse Purse fills a void not previously met by the market NEW YORK - With statistics showing breastfeeding on the rise, and the recently-implemented Affordable Care Act guaranteeing...

2014-01-28 08:27:05

LONDON, January 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As businesses increasingly include social media in their marketing mix, the more social media impacts in some way on our lives - whether you are an entrepreneur using social networks like Facebook or an employee using LinkedIn. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131125/654555 ) Although still a relatively new means of marketing for all of us, it's inevitable that social media will encroach even more on our...

2014-01-23 23:27:45

In January, OnlineParentingPrograms.com is joining many of the world’s top divorce professionals in providing complimentary guidance to help parents make the best decisions on behalf of their children during and after divorce. Carson City, Nevada (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 In January, OnlineParentingPrograms.com is joining many of the world’s top divorce professionals in providing complimentary guidance to help parents make the best decisions on behalf of their children during and after...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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