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2014-10-15 12:26:14

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Government health authorities knew over 50 years ago that black Americans suffered greater harm from fluoridation, yet failed to warn the black community about their disproportionate risk, according to documents obtained by the Fluoride Action Network (FAN). In 1945, Grand Rapids, Michigan, experimentally added fluoride chemicals into the water supply anticipating that children's tooth decay would decline without causing fluoride's...

2014-10-15 08:39:53

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Targeted Victory, an audience-driven technology company specializing in programmatic media buying, today announced a new partnership with Pulpo Media, the #1 comScore ranked Hispanic digital platform. Through the agreement, data and audience segments from Pulpo Media will be added to Targeted Victory's Audience Exchange marketplace, the most comprehensive in American politics. These new audience segments are available to self-service...

2014-10-15 08:38:34

- The webinar, entitled Social Media at Work: Employee Advocacy Success Stories, features industry employee advocacy leaders from Collaborative IQ, HP, Kelly Services and PricewaterhouseCoopers - SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EveryoneSocial (http://everyonesocial.com/), the leading platform for employee advocacy, is sponsoring a special Social Media Today webinar on the benefits of putting an employee advocacy program in place for a company's brand and why these...

2014-10-15 08:36:10

Experienced business executives bring treasure trove of business savvy and relationships to grow adoption of Audio Internet(TM) TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AudioEye®, Inc. (OTCQB: AEYE) ("AudioEye" or the "Company"), creator of the Audio Internet(TM) patented audio browsing and automated publishing technology platform, today announced that Joyce Bender, and Bernie Kossar have joined the Company's Advisory Board. "We are very excited to welcome Joyce, and Bernie to...

2014-10-15 08:31:42

Non-profit organization is the dream of a 12-year-old leukemia survivor wanting to "pay forward" the help she received during her illness SEAL BEACH, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PoundWishes, a non-profit and web site focused on ending the needless euthanasia of 3-4 million shelter pets each year due to health problems, shelter overcrowding or lack of resources, today announced it has granted 150 PoundWishes in its first six months of operations. PoundWishes...

2014-10-15 08:31:40

Novus Medical Detox comments on a recently published study which explained the true dangers of marijuana use. The detox facility maintains that increasing legalization has only opened the door for rising pot abuse, presenting a public safety and health threat. NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A recently completed study of 20 years of research on cannabis use refuted the arguments many of marijuana advocates by proving the detrimental effects of chronic marijuana...

2014-10-15 08:31:27

Treatments often are ineffective, creating fear of addiction with little pain relief. RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans with chronic pain say that current treatments using prescription painkillers do not work, leading to years of intense suffering, thoughts of suicide and often dependence on the medications, according to a new national survey sponsored by the Center for Public Advocacy at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation....

2014-10-15 08:31:07

ALBANY, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Jonathan Carey Foundation -- Governor Cuomo has ignored pleas for required direct reporting of abuse and neglect of the disabled to go immediately to 911. Instead Governor Cuomo continues to allow most witnessed and reported cases to be internally investigated by the providers themselves- not the police. According to NYS law, abuse and neglect of an incompetent or physically disabled person is a crime which obviously should go...

2014-10-15 08:30:41

Deductmeble will pay your healthcare out-of-pocket costs when you become a member DALLAS, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- New Program Makes Monthly Healthcare Costs Predictable & Affordable Program members manage costs by paying flat monthly fee Deductmeble, Inc., today announced a nationwide program to help insured individuals and families manage the unpredictable out-of-pocket costs associated with their insurance policies....

2014-10-15 08:29:46

NCOA's My Medicare Matters® helps older adults make smart choices WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Finding the right Medicare plan matters. With hundreds of policies to choose from, and so much information to understand, many people guess when choosing a policy and end up paying too much for a plan that doesn't cover what they need. Open enrollment period for Medicare begins October 15. To help baby boomers avoid making the most common mistakes, the nonprofit National...


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Biellese
2014-09-22 08:57:07

The Biellese, also known as the Piemontese Alpina or the Razza d'Ivrea, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in northwestern Italy in the province of Biella, the area from which it received its name. The origin if this breed is unknown, although it was considered to be a subtype of the Bergamasca breed by some. It is included with sixteen other breeds of autochthonous sheep that are managed by the Associazione Nazionale della Pastorizia. The Biellese held a high population...

Jaca Navarra
2014-06-17 06:16:19

The Jaca Navarra is a breed of horse from Navarre, Spain. It is a small horse in danger of extinction. In 1997 there were 240 horses and the population  slowly increased to 350 in 1999. Since then the population has increased steadily to a total of 899 horses as of April 2011, all of which were in Navarre. The breed is listed as endangered by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). In 1999 a breeders association (JACANA) was formed and the breed register for the Jaca Navarra was...

Migrant Spreadwing, Lestes barbarous
2014-04-04 11:57:49

The migrant spreadwing (Lestes barbarous), also known as the southern emerald damselfly, is a species of damselfly that can be found in Asia, Europe, and North Africa. Its rage includes Barbary in North Africa and the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Greece, India, and Mongolia. It is most often seen near still water that is brackish or stagnant. This species is similar in appearance to other members of its genus, having a metallic green color on most of its body and a tendency to hold its wings...

Pukwudgie, (Korrigan)
2014-02-17 15:15:28

The Pukwudgie is a small humanoid from Wampanoag folklore. The legend of this creature began in connection with the Wampanoag people's first beliefs that a creation giant had created most of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The Pukwudgies were jealous of the way the Natives adored the creation giant, but still tried to help them, though their efforts were in vein. So the Pukwudgies decided to torment the Wampanoag people instead. Because of this, the Pukwudgie was best to be left alone, or bad...

Community garden
2013-08-21 07:25:44

Community gardens are plots of land that are tended by a community of gardeners. In the UK they are knows as allotment gardens where local officials will rent a piece of land for their growing needs. Community gardens come in all sizes and functionality from the small planters found hanging around town, to the large plantings to help preserve natural habitats. Community gardens may be privately owned as well as publicly. One plot of land can be used as a whole, with everybody working...

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