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2011-07-11 08:40:00

NEW DELHI, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- India must urgently tackle its "vanishing" girl population as the nation awaits the birth of the world's seven billionth baby, says child rights organisation Plan International. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110711/DC32131 ) Plan will mark October 31 - the day when the global population is projected to pass 7 billion - by celebrating the birth of a girl in India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh.

2011-06-09 16:33:00

UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stronger action must be taken to change harmful gender norms and practices and to integrate the prevention of gender-based violence into anti-HIV efforts, said Dr.

2011-05-31 08:37:00

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA) has announced the launch of its Syrian humanitarian campaign to aid civilians fleeing violence to neighboring Lebanon.

2011-05-31 10:26:00

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Land Trust of Tennessee, the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust and Wildlands Network received a Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) conservation grant today in support of their work to help private landowners and government agencies in the southeastern United States protect special forest sites though working-forest conservation easements. The three non-profit conservation organizations were awarded a total of $65,000 over two...

2011-05-24 08:00:00

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 24 million Americans currently have asthma. Every day, 11 people in the United States die from asthma and the disease accounts for one-quarter of all emergency room visits each year.

2011-05-19 07:30:00

CINCINNATI, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG), Africare, H2O for Life and the Water & Sanitation Rotarian Action Group (Wasrag) announce a new partnership to address the urgent need for safe water, effective sanitation, and hygiene education in schools in developing countries while connecting school children in the developing world to US and Canadian school children.

2011-05-12 16:07:00

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA) was listed among the 25 largest online fundraising organizations in the United States in 2010, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy, the top news source on U.S. nonprofit organizations.

2011-05-10 07:30:00

NATICK, Mass., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced its donation to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) to support education initiatives designed to increase public awareness of asthma management and treatment.

2011-05-05 11:30:00

American Lung Association urges Congress to fully fund the National Asthma Control Program in Fiscal Year 2012 CHICAGO, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association in Illinois announced today its strong support for continued funding of the U.S.

2011-05-05 10:00:00

American Lung Association urges Congress to fully fund the National Asthma Control Program in Fiscal Year 2012 NEW YORK, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association in New York announced today its strong support for continued funding of the U.S.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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