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2014-04-15 08:30:49

Continued dialogue needed to make a tangible difference OTTAWA, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, reaffirmed her commitment to tackle the growing problem of prescription drug abuse head on. The Government of Canada will continue to work with groups like the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, different levels of government, doctors, pharmacists, First Nations representatives, law enforcement and addictions specialists to help combat...

2014-04-15 08:23:10

DENVER, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Gold Corp. (TSX & NYSE MKT: VGZ) ("Vista" or the "Company") today announced that its subsidiary, Minera Gold Stake, S.A. de C.V. ("MGS"), has entered into an agreement (the "Option Agreement") to option its interest in the Guadalupe de los Reyes gold and silver project in Sinaloa, Mexico (the "GdlR Project") to Cangold Limited ("Cangold"). Pursuant to the terms of the Option Agreement, Vista has granted Cangold the right to earn a 70% interest...

2014-04-14 23:05:39

Child Family Health International announces crucial resource for educators and advocates worldwide who are creating and expanding global health programs. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 The most comprehensive guidebook to date for global health education, “Developing Global Health Programming: A Guidebook for Medical and Professional Schools, 2nd Edition” has been unveiled by Child Family Health International (CFHI) and collaborating organizations. Featuring...

2014-04-14 12:23:40

DUBLIN, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qrzkql/research_and) have announced the addition of the "Research and Development Trend Forecast of China Waste Transfer Station Industry, 2013-2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qrzkql/research_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Research and Development Trend Forecast of China Waste...

2014-04-14 12:22:04

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SBG Technology Solutions, one of the fastest growing and leading engineering and IT service providers in the United States, was recently awarded a contract extension with the Department of Veterans Affairs to continue to support the execution of the VistA Evolution Program by providing Program Management Office (PMO) support, technical consulting, financial, acquisition and strategic communications support. VistA Evolution is the...

2014-04-14 04:20:38

Interactive simulation designed to fuel interest in and aid understanding of public health LONDON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What happens when a public health crisis follows a major disaster? The University of Roehampton, London Online has launched an interactive simulation that encourages participants to use their skills, logic and deductive reasoning to help save thousands of lives in the aftermath of a fictitious massive earthquake in the virtual country of Manresa....

2014-04-13 23:01:17

RF Safe Corporation, the leaders in cell phone radiation safety have launched a stand alone website for what is quickly becoming the world's most popular cell phone radiation shielding Peel-n-Shield™ at PeelnShield.com Palo Alto, California (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 Peel n Shield™ is RF Safe’s newest innovation that allows consumers to make effective cell phone radiation shields in minutes with only a pair of scissors. Originally only available in a 2mm thick application, beginning...

2014-04-12 23:00:41

RF Safe cell phone radiation cases have a protective flip cover lined with Peel n Shield™ microwave radio frequency radiation shielding technology for safely using handheld wireless devices. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 RF Safe Corporation (http://www.rfsafe.com) announces a new proprietary shielding technology designed to combat the potential dangers of cell phone radiation exposure. The mew process reduces the thickness of Peel-n-Shield™ to only 1mm for shielding flip cases...

2014-04-11 23:24:04

Admission counselors for The Pinnacle Schools Elk River Treatment Program (ERTP) report a jump in inquiries for summer placement in its adolescent residential treatment program in north Alabama. Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Admission counselors for the Elk River Treatment Program (ERTP) report a jump in inquiries for summer placement in its adolescent residential treatment program in north Alabama. The spike is likely part of a seasonal trend, according to national studies....

2014-04-09 12:31:18

National 4-H Council and Molina Healthcare release "Teens Take on Health" report; conclusion of 15-month, teen-driven research effort CHEVY CHASE, Md., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American teens say they are not getting enough sleep and they are feeling the weight of stress according to a teen-led research study of nearly 1,000 youth ages 13 to 19. The news comes as part of the Teens Take on Health report released by National 4-H Council and Molina Healthcare at the 4-H...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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