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2014-07-17 23:05:32

Personal memoir shares trials and triumphs of growing up blind. St. Louis (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Blind since birth, author Homer Page’s new book “It’s My World Too: Accepting Challenges, Embracing Life” is a testament to not letting circumstances become limitations. This personal memoir shares Page’s path to a meaningful personal and professional life, while shedding light on what it’s like growing up in mainstream America with a disability. Rather than make excuses for...

2014-07-16 23:09:38

World T.E.A.M. Sports’ third Adventure Team Challenge in suburban Washington, D.C. on July 19 features 16 teens with disabilities and 20 able-bodied athletes. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 On July 19, 16 teenagers with developmental and emotional disabilities will join 20 able-bodied athletes in World T.E.A.M. Sports’ third Adventure Team Challenge in suburban Washington, D.C. Hosted at the scenic Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park by the national non-profit,...

2014-07-09 08:29:12

Nonprofit taps industry leader to further its mission of disability awareness and education PORTLAND, Maine, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for Disability Awareness today announced it has appointed Carol A. Harnett, a widely respected consultant, speaker, writer and trendspotter in the fields of employee benefits, absence and disability management, and health and performance innovation, as President. Harnett began her career as a clinical physiologist and has...

2014-07-09 08:28:14

SAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by Dr. Harvey J. Cohen MD PhD, Steve Heilig MPH, and Dr. Mervyn F. Silverman MD MPH, Former Director of Public Health, San Francisco, for Men Who Trust Women: Our elected officials and the Obama Administration must take decisive action to assure that contraception is covered and paid for on the exact same terms and for the same reasons as other essential preventive health care benefits....

2014-07-07 23:01:44

In-demand research study “Global Contraceptives Market 2014-2018” prepared by Infiniti Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the report, the world contraceptives market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 5.9% through 2018. London, UK (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Contraception, also termed fertility control or birth control, implies the usage of methods, drugs or devices to prevent pregnancy as a result of sexual intercourse. Contraception methods are available to...

2014-06-30 12:26:46

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released today by the U.S. Census Bureau provides the latest, comprehensive look at the nation's population aged 65 and older, comprising 40.3 million in 2010. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140630/123079 The 65+ in the United States: 2010 report contains many findings about the 65-and-older population on topics such as socio-economic characteristics, size and growth, geographic distribution, and longevity and health....

2014-06-20 12:23:21

T.A. Sciences® will be traveling to Berlin, Germany, to exhibit at the 1st Anti-Aging Medicine European Congress for German-Speaking Europe (1ST AMEC - DACH). NEW YORK, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- T.A. Sciences(®) announced today that it will be an exhibitor at the 1(st) AMEC DACH that will be held in Berlin, Germany, from June 20-21. The sister event of the Anti-Aging Medicine European Congress in Monaco earlier in the year, AMEC DACH is geared towards bringing...

2014-06-19 23:13:30

Allsup explains alternatives for seeking an appeal if VA compensation benefits denied for military sexual trauma or related PTSD Belleville, IL (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Veterans who have been denied Veterans Affairs compensation benefits for disability claims involving military sexual trauma (MST) may want to review their claims and file a disability appeal, according to Allsup, which provides veterans disability appeals services through the Allsup Veterans Disability Appeal Service®....

2014-06-13 12:23:46

Powered by AMERICAN IDOL® LIVE!, Contest Will Search for Undiscovered Baby Boomers with Star Quality and Amazing Voices WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calling all Baby Boomers looking to become America's next big singing sensation! AARP is launching a national search to make one lucky person's dream a reality while showing that talent is ageless. Powered by AMERICAN IDOL(®) LIVE!, AARP's Boomer Superstar contest is open to anyone born between 1946 and 1964...

2014-05-30 23:08:23

Methuselah Foundation is honoring Dr. Huber Warner at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the American Aging Association for his founding of the National Institute on Aging's Intervention Testing Program, a “multi-institutional study investigating treatments with the potential to extend lifespan and delay disease and dysfunction in mice.” San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Methuselah Foundation, a medical charity focused on advancing the field of regenerative medicine to extend healthy...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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