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2014-08-26 23:16:34

A new helpline called Troubled Teens West Palm Beach is bringing hope to local teens and parents seeking a youth rehab program. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Teen addiction ranks as one of the most serious issues facing juveniles in West Palm Beach, FL. Countless teenagers throughout Florida struggle with a drug or alcohol substance abuse problem on a regular basis. Unfortunately, many never experience professional rehabilitation due to a lack of information available to...

2014-08-26 23:16:01

Bullying continues to be a hot topic for school communities. New violence prevention materials are now available to help administrators, teachers and parents give their students the understanding of what bullying is, and what they can do to stop it. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The back-to-school bell has rung! Each school year finds school administrators, parent groups, community organizations and mental health agencies increasing their focus on improving school climate and...

2014-08-26 23:15:12

Healthcare Marketing Agency to Develop Women’s Health Campaign for Medical Center Troy, NY (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Champlain Valley Physicians’ Hospital Medical Center in Plattsburgh, New York hired healthcare marketing agency Smith & Jones to develop a women’s health campaign. Champlain Valley Physicians’ Hospital Medical Center (CVPH) is a non-profit hospital that provides quality care and services in the rural North Country of New York State. Its mission is to provide...

2014-08-26 23:15:10

Simply G Media Network today announced the release of an interview with co-star from the movie The Blind Side Quinton Aaron with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor, and writer Blake Robinson. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Neil Haley, The Total Tutor host of the Total Celebrity Show, and writer Blake Robinson interviewed Quinton Aaron to find out about his career and charity work. Quinton Aaron, best-known for his portrayal of Michael Oher, "Big Mike" in the blockbuster...

2014-08-26 23:14:37

Heard & Smith, a national disability law firm that concentrates on the disabled and the injured, is applauding a new Los Angeles Times article published on July 28, 2014, in which reporter Michael Hiltzik calls upon Congress to take urgent action to shore up the shrinking Disability Trust Fund, which is used to pay Social Security Disability benefits to qualifying American workers and their dependents. San Antontio, TX (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Heard & Smith, a national disability...

2014-08-26 23:14:33

The Editorial Board of Living with a Disability magazine has published an important new article on skin disorders as a disabling condition in order to mark National Psoriasis Awareness Month, which occurs every August nationwide. San Antonio. TX (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Editorial Board of Living with a Disability magazine has published an important new article on skin disorders as a disabling condition in order to mark National Psoriasis Awareness Month, which occurs every August...

2014-08-26 23:14:14

Leading full-service insurance agency, Potomac Basin Group Associates, LLC (PBGA), will be hosting a healthcare reform seminar on the latest Affordable Care Act updates for clients and prospects on Thursday, September 18th. Beltsville, MD (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Potomac Basin Group Associates, LLC, recently named the 3rd largest brokerage agency in the Washington, D.C. region by The Washington Business Journal, will be hosting a Healthcare Reform Seminar this fall on the “ACA Update and...

2014-08-26 23:13:53

CEHN’s Childhood Leukemia Fact Sheet, which provides tips on how to reduce exposure to environmental risk factors associated with childhood leukemia, is now available in Spanish. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Children’s Environmental Health Network’s (CEHN) Childhood Leukemia Fact Sheet, created with the University of California at Berkeley’s Center for Integrative Research on Childhood Leukemia and the Environment (CIRCLE), has been translated and is now available in...

2014-08-26 23:13:22

CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that several of their state healthcare and human services program experts were featured speakers at the annual Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference (MESC) held August 18-21 in Denver, Colorado. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that several of their state healthcare and human services program...

2014-08-26 23:12:40

Just Released Results from 2014 Innovaacom Medical Education Programs Show 99% of Physicians Recommend Attending to Improve Patient Health Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Innovaacom, L.L.C., announced today the results of a series of worldwide medical education conferences that were held from January through June of 2014. The programs were attended by more than 1100 physicians from close to 60 countries who gathered to discuss and share best practices on how to prevent and manage the...


Latest Social Issues Reference Libraries

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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pungle
  • To take pains; labor assiduously with little progress.
This word comes from the Spanish 'pongale,' put it.
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