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2014-10-15 23:05:49

HLI Offers New Pricing, Free One-Month Trial to Qualified Applicants Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 In celebration of October – health literacy month – Health Literacy Innovations, creators of the Health Literacy Advisor (HLA), an interactive health literacy software (in English and Spanish), today announces two new events: a major sale and a new study that offers qualified applicants a free one-month HLA license. Starting October 1, all copies of the HLA will be...

2014-10-15 23:05:25

Texas Association of Health Underwriters: Open Enrollment for Year Two of the Affordable Care Act Begins October 15 Austin, Texas (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 With the open enrollment period for year two of the Affordable Care Act only one month away, consumers will soon begin the now-annual process of confirming whether or not the health coverage choice they made in the previous year remains the best option for themselves, family members and their budgets. For many who didn’t seek...

2014-10-15 23:05:17

OpenAIR competition in its 17th year. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Knowbility has opened registration for its signature program: OpenAIR. This year’s OpenAIR features web-development teams from IBM, Cognizant, Accenture and more. The competition kicks-off on November 6th, 2014 and concludes with a Google-sponsored Awards Ceremony and Gala on February 11th, 2015 streaming live across the globe. Web professionals are encouraged to register before November 3rd – limited...

2014-10-15 23:04:35

New Information on Getting Ready for Open Enrollment 2015 Park City, UT (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on preparing for open enrollment 2014. According to Zane Benefits, now is the time to start gathering your information to make sure you are prepared for open enrollment 2015. Open enrollment for individual health insurance is a little over a month away now. During open enrollment 2015 individuals can...

2014-10-15 23:01:05

The South East Texas Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives will host the International Conference on Healthcare Leadership in Houston for hospital and health system administrators and physician leaders. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 The Second International Conference on Healthcare Leadership will convene at the Texas Medical Center in Houston from Sunday, Oct. 19 through Wednesday, Oct. 22, presented by the South East Texas Chapter of the American College of...

2014-10-15 23:00:51

If the injuries during training camps are any indication of what's ahead for players, now is a great time for pro-athletes to make sure they have income protection should they suffer a career-ending injury. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Hockey lovers are excited as the new NHL season begins in earnest with the usual predictions along with a few injuries. Hockey has always been a rough sport, with emotions running high and opponents taking aim at each other. Disability insurance...

2014-10-15 23:00:42

In order to help individuals, families and the general public learn more about addiction – and in particular, to separate facts from myths -- Per Wickstrom, the CEO of Best Drug Rehabilitation, has added a new “Addiction” category to his popular blog at PerWickstrom.com. (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 In order to help individuals, families and the general public learn more about addiction – and in particular, to separate facts from myths -- Per Wickstrom, the CEO of Best Drug...

2014-10-15 16:31:16

MISSISAUGA, ON, Oct.15, 2014 /CNW/ - Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Limited is pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached, effective November 1, 2014, to acquire Hewitt's Dairy. Hewitt's, a family-owned and -operated processor in Hagersville, Ontario, has been in the dairy industry for over 125 years. "With this acquisition we continue the Ontario tradition of the family farm," says Gay Lea Foods Chair Paul Vickers. "Hewitt's Dairy, like our co-operative, began with a farmer...

2014-10-15 16:29:59

MCKINNEY, Texas, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) will release Third Quarter 2014 earnings after the market closes on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. At that time a copy of the Company's Q3-2014 earnings press release and any other financial and statistical information about the quarter will be available on the Company's website at www.torchmarkcorp.com on the Investor Relations page. In conjunction with Torchmark's Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Release,...

2014-10-15 16:29:07

The attempt to silence the voice of frontline caregivers comes after news that a second caregiver in Dallas has tested positive for Ebola after caring for a patient with inadequate protocols and proper protective equipment in place BOSTON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060525/NETH016LOGO WHERE: State House Room B2 WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 16...


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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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bellycheer
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
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