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2014-09-19 04:22:02

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Suicide is an important concern facing the military community. In recognition of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, the Real Warriors Campaign encourages all service members, veterans and their loved ones to learn the warning signs of suicidal ideation and to support loved ones in seeking immediate care. On Sept. 5, the Defense Department released a suicide report for the first quarter of the 2014 calendar year. From January through...

2014-09-19 00:20:48

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO NATIONAL CHICKEN MONTH Profile America -- Friday, September 19th. One of our favorite foods is being celebrated -- it's National Chicken Month, nicely complementing September's Mushroom and Rice Month. The versatility of chicken -- served in numerous ways ranging from Southern fried style to...

2014-09-18 23:14:48

The IntimateRider line of intimate enhancement products for physically disabled adults, has announced that it has extended its dealer network by entering into a dealership agreement with new dealer All Terrain Medical & Mobility LLC. Burnsville MN (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 IntimateRider, an inventor of classy sexual enhancement products for physically disabled adults, has announced that it has entered into a dealership agreement with new dealer All Terrain Medical & Mobility LLC....

2014-09-18 23:12:07

The Center for Health Affairs has expanded its community outreach efforts, participating in dozens of meetings. As the leading advocate for Northeast Ohio hospitals, The Center aims to be the voice of the hospital community and represent their interests in its work with these organizations. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 With so many changes on the horizon in the healthcare industry, it is more important than ever to stay abreast of the latest healthcare developments that...

2014-09-18 23:11:11

After conducting a 6 month RFP with 25 PBMs competing to win the RFP, the National Prescription Coverage Coalition today announced that its first PBM will be Envision Pharmaceutical Services.The Coalition's executive director also described several of the unique contract terms that will result in dramatically lower prescription coverage costs for all Coalition Members. Morristown, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The National Prescription Coverage Coalition today announced that...

2014-09-18 23:10:15

CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that Jennifer Palow has joined CSG’s Healthcare and Human Services practice. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that Jennifer Palow has joined CSG’s Healthcare and Human Services practice. Ms. Palow is a Medicaid expert with experience managing complex healthcare program modernizations for...

2014-09-18 23:05:48

A just-released nationwide survey conducted by Proven Men Ministries reveals that pornography not only is an addiction, but is a compulsion causing men and women to risk losing their jobs and marriages. Proven Men Ministries undertook to conduct a nationwide study to obtain current and expansive data pertaining to the scope of pornography use and the impact it has on a person’s life, work, marriage, and sexual behaviors. Joel Hesch, the founder of Proven Men, also explains the...

2014-09-18 23:05:38

Narconon Louisiana New Life Retreat assisted a local animal shelter with the donation of a car. Denham Springs, LA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 This past August, Narconon Louisiana New Life Retreat CEO Cathy Steiner got a kiss from Roy at the kissing booth during the West Feliciana Animal Humane Society fundraiser to support the James L. “Bo” Bryant Animal Shelter. “I have loved animals my whole life and have always had animals as part of my family with most of those animals being...

2014-09-18 23:05:32

New Deltek GovWin IQ report provides insight into key priorities and implementation strategies for federal health information technology Herndon, VA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 According to Deltek’s new report, Federal Health Information Technology Market, 2014-2019, government initiatives to modernize the nation’s healthcare will fuel demand for spending on electronic health records, analytics, decision support systems, and cloud computing. Deltek forecasts that investments in health...

2014-09-18 23:04:30

Baptist Health and the YMCA of Florida’s First Coast have teamed up to help local employers enhance the health of their employees while also helping to increase productivity. Jacksonville, Fla. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Baptist Health and the YMCA of Florida’s First Coast have teamed up to help local employers enhance the health of their employees while also helping to increase productivity. Baptist Health and the YMCA have developed a personalized, analytics-driven program called...


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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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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