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2014-07-28 08:29:41

DENVER, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Overcoming substance abuse, alcoholism, eating disorders and mental health issues takes perseverance and teamwork. At Recovery 360 (http://www.recovery-360.com), a team of registered/licensed therapists and counselors has developed an individualized, community-based approach that helps clients regain control of their lives, giving them the tools and knowledge to make better decisions and lay the groundwork for long-term success. Photo -...

2014-07-28 08:28:38

A recent study at New York infertility clinic CHR discovered that nationwide, women seeking infertility treatment are older than they were 10 years ago. NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As women seek fertility treatment later and later in life, even in their 50s, medical practice and society at large face new challenges, according to a new study published by investigators from the Center for Human Reproduction (CHR), a leading clinical and research center in reproductive...

2014-07-28 00:20:16

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO FIRST CAR AD Profile America -- Monday, July 28th. The nation's love affair with automobiles is generations old, and our devotion can be traced down through the decades by looking at advertising, as cars progressed from romantic if noisy new playthings to a daily necessity. The first known...

2014-07-27 23:02:51

VISTA Technology Services, Inc. Receives Its Small Business Certification Status Through Virginia Small, Women & Minority Owned Program McLean, VA (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 The Virginia Department of Minority Business Enterprise (DMBE) recently approved VISTA Technology Services, Inc. (VISTA) as a Certification Partner for its Small, Women-owned, and Minority-owned (SWaM) program. The SWaM certification program is a state program of the Commonwealth of Virginia. The purpose is to enhance...

2014-07-27 23:00:20

The Inaugural Latino Conservation Action Week kicks off as Latinos demonstrate their passion for protecting our environment and getting outdoors. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 The inaugural Latino Conservation Action Week kicks off as Latinos demonstrate their passion for protecting our environment and getting outdoors. During the week, the Latino community, particularly in the Southwest, will go on hiking or camping outings, participate in community events or hold presentations...

2014-07-27 00:20:34

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO PARENTS' DAY Profile America -- Sunday, July 27th. This is Parents' Day -- an annual public observance similar to Mother's Day and Father's Day, but not an official holiday. And because it dates only from 1994, not as well known. Its goal is to honor the men and women whose devotion to children...

2014-07-26 23:01:52

Community Health Center of Snohomish County has released an article explaining their various dental care services and available procedures. Everett, WA (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 “Healthy teeth are important, and having your teeth cleaned regularly is important in keeping those pearly whites shining,” says Community Health Center of Snohomish County (CHC) in their article, “Keeping Your Teeth Healthy." They believe that an integration of medical and dental care is the best way to...

2014-07-26 00:20:39

WASHINGTON, July 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO DISABILITIES ACT Profile America -- Saturday, July 26th. On this date 24 years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act became law. The goal was to guarantee equal opportunity for people with disabilities in public and commercial facilities, employment, transportation, and services at all...

2014-07-25 23:08:35

NaphCare, Inc., a leading provider of proactive correctional healthcare and innovative, corrections-based technology solutions, announced the appointment of Dr. Sylvie Stacy as its new Corporate Medical Director of Utilization Management. BIRMINGHAM, AL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 As Corporate Medical Director of Utilization Management, Dr. Stacy will be responsible for leadership and oversight of clinical aspects of healthcare operations, utilization management, and improving processes and...

2014-07-25 23:08:10

After successfully completing a trial in one of the Teletón Children’s Rehabilitation Centers in Mexico City, Teletón decided to purchase the first G-EO System Evolution for one of their hospitals, in order to be able to provide their patients with the most advanced technology in the rehabilitation of neurologic disorders. Reha Technology is proud to announce the successful expansion into the Latin American market. Olten, Switzerland (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 About Teletón...


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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...

Black Marsh Trotter, Tramea limbata
2013-07-25 12:26:32

The black marsh trotter (Tramea limbata), also known as the voyaging glider or the ferruginous glider, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in many areas including Botswana, Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, Madagascar, Senegal, South Africa, India, and Sri-Lanka. It can be found in many habitats including tropical and subtropical moist forests at low elevations and wetlands, swamps, and freshwater lakes with abundant vegetation. This species is active throughout the year and is typically seen...

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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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