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Anti-bullying Efforts May Boost Physical Fitness
2014-01-17 08:16:04

Brigham Young University A new study found that children who were bullied during P.E. class or other physical activities were less likely to participate in physical activity one year later. Overweight or obese children who experienced teasing during physical activity had a lower perceived health-related quality of life (referring to physical, social, academic and emotional functioning) one year later. Even children with a healthy weight who were bullied during physical activity tended...

2014-01-10 12:22:14

Official Tour Bus Unveiled on December 17th ALLEN PARK, Mich., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Marketer Atlas Oil Company has teamed up with the Autism Alliance of Michigan and former Michigan State basketball player Anthony Ianni for the 2013-2014 Relentless Tour: Ianni Project to raise anti-bullying awareness across the state. On Dec. 17(th), Ianni traveled to Allen Park Middle School to share his story with students and encouraged them to become a part of the initiative....

2014-01-09 23:25:40

Following a successful pilot, by Text2Them, Inc., that allowed school administrators to intervene in bullying, suicide and other unsafe activities in schools, Queen Anne’s County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved expanding the “Text 2 Stop it!”™ Program in county schools. Centreville, MD (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Following a successful pilot that allowed school administrators to intervene in bullying, suicide and other unsafe activities in schools, on December 17, 2013...

2013-12-23 23:03:22

Rocket21 [the youth opportunity platform safely connecting kids and teens with professionals and experts representing industries, professions, passions, and movements that span the globe] today announced that Republic Recording pop sensations CIMORELLI will perform at middle school and high school assemblies in support of Rocket21’s anti-bullying T -shirt design contest, in partnership with youth-run apparel company, Fight Your Ignorance. San Francisco and New York (PRWEB) December 23,...

2013-12-18 13:19:02

Trauma of forced displacement alleviated by house-beautification From the Holocaust to the Cambodian Civil War to the Somali refugee crisis, the past century has been rife with mass forced migrations. According to a recent study by the UN Refugee Agency, over 42 million people worldwide are currently displaced from their homes. When it comes time to rebuild, these victims of home-destruction, or “domicide,” are often given only the bare essentials and told to make do. That is...

2013-12-05 23:25:48

Rocket21, the only professional networking platform designed to safely connect kids and teens with professionals and experts representing industries, professions, passions, and movements that span the globe, today announced a new partnership and Anti-Bullying Competition, in collaboration with Fight Your Ignorance, an online apparel company started by youth entrepreneur, Zayanne Rifai. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Rocket21, the only professional networking platform designed...

2013-11-21 15:47:01

Asian, Hispanic, black parents more concerned than whites about online safety issues Nearly all parents agree -- when their children go online, stranger danger is their biggest safety concern, followed closely by exposure to pornography, violent content and bullying, according to a collaborative study between researchers at Northwestern University and Microsoft Research. But, a parent’s level of concern for these and other online safety issues varies depending on their racial and...

2013-11-19 23:26:59

Sponsored by Community Partner, Kaufman, Rossin & Co, the VIP Reception is Emcee’d by Investigative Reporter Willard Sheppard. Honorees include: George Castrataro, Lori Scott, Michael Gongora, Laura Duksta, alongside media partners She Magazine and Mark’s List. Miami, FL (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 During National Anti-Bullying Week, National Voices for Equality, Education, and Enlightenment (NVEEE) will honor community members dedicated to making a difference in the lives of youth...

2013-11-18 23:01:48

Dr. Kathy Gohar of The Beverly Hills Cosmetic & Laser Center (BHCLC) wants parents to know that there is a new alternative to bullying. A simple Otoplasty can help children fit in with peers better, and enjoy a worry-free school year. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 The elementary school playground, high school locker room, and junior high cafeteria are prime areas for bullying. Many children lose their interest in school, struggle to keep their grades up, and are...


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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