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2013-03-18 23:02:09

The grant will support Hunger-Free Minnesota´s School Breakfast Initiative, a statewide effort aimed at increasing participation in the School Breakfast Program. (PRWEB) March 18, 2013 Hunger-Free Minnesota and the General Mills Foundation today announced a $220,000 grant award to Children´s Defense Fund — Minnesota. The grant is being given to support Hunger-Free Minnesota´s School Breakfast Program, a statewide effort aimed at increasing participation in the United...

2013-03-13 23:02:14

CCP 5.0 Builds on Ten Years of Outcomes at HealthSciences, Break-Through Research in Patient Engagement and Health Behavior Change Saint Petersburg, Florida. (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 HealthSciences Institute released version 5.0 of the award-winning Chronic Care Professional (CCP) Health Coaching Online Learning and Certification Program. Featuring advances in population health improvement; updated medical care, self-care and decision support tools for 30 chronic conditions; and...

Job Burnout Compromises Heart Health
2013-03-13 06:20:35

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online More so than in many industrialized nations, Americans work longer hours, take fewer vacation days and retire later in life. It is not surprising, therefore, that with such demanding careers many experience job burnout expressed as physical, cognitive and emotional exhaustion resulting from stress at work. Previous studies have found that burnout is also related to obesity, insomnia and anxiety. A new study from Tel Aviv University's...

2013-03-12 23:00:44

Parenting is often a battle of wills with chaos and fighting taking up far more time than peace and quiet. Instead of using more and more control, the answer is found in the opposite direction. Peterborough, NH (PRWEB) March 12, 2013 A parenting power struggle is a fight to the finish when the parent and child are both out to win, says Bonnie Harris director of Connective Parenting. Most parents believe they are right because, after all, they´re the parent. If the parent wins, the...

Losing Weight Works When Employers Offer A Cash Incentive
2013-03-08 07:52:39

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It is commonly suggested that money can´t buy happiness. However, it may buy willpower. While some employers and insurance agencies have had limited success in the past trying to get people to quit smoking or eat healthier by offering up the gift of money, a new study has taken a different approach. And the results are encouraging. Researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota have demonstrated that a yearlong...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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