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2012-10-19 04:03:55

Maternal & Family Health Services, Inc. (MFHS) announces the panel of speakers at its 41st Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors and Community Luncheon. The Luncheon will take place on Thursday, October 25th, 2012 at The Woodlands Inn & Resort, Wilkes-Barre and will feature a special forum on building and nurturing an inclusive community by embracing diversity and cultural competency. Speakers include Jessica González-Rojas, Executive Director of the National Latina...

2012-04-21 23:03:50

Latinas overrepresented in jobs with high exposures to toxic products. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 20, 2012 Today, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) celebrates Earth Day 2012 by joining a national call for common-sense limits on toxic chemicals–limits that would reduce the disproportionate impact of toxic chemicals on the reproductive health and well-being of Latinas, our families, and our communities. “Latinas have a special stake in toxic chemical...

2011-06-30 08:15:00

Coalition supports access to comprehensive reproductive healthcare services WASHINGTON, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Catholics for Choice, the National Council of Jewish Women, the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism and the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, in coalition with more than a dozen faith-based organizations, will participate in a briefing today on Capitol Hill to highlight religious support for access to a comprehensive range of reproductive...

2011-02-23 12:04:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ms. Foundation for Women President & CEO Anika Rahman released the following statement today: On Friday, February 18, the U.S. House of Representatives dealt a crushing blow to the health and well-being of millions of women across America: in a 240-185 vote, the House approved H.R. 1 -- also known the Pence Amendment -- which would prohibit Planned Parenthood from receiving federal funding for any purpose, including providing basic...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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