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2014-10-21 23:10:39

Heroes In Recovery 6K Run/Walk Takes Place on November 8 To Support Those In Recovery and Break the Stigma Associated with Addiction and Mental Health Memphis, TN (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Heroes in Recovery, a movement celebrating the heroic efforts of those who seek addiction and mental health treatment, returns to Memphis, for the third straight year for one of its family-friendly 6K Run/Walk events. The goal of the race is to garner support for people in recovery and to educate the...

2014-10-21 23:05:44

My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined by Project Unity Founder Butch Kennedy for an episode. The episode was released in recognition of October being National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 On October 21, 2014, My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined by Project Unity founder Butch Kennedy for an episode. Kennedy is a strong advocate in the Charleston area by raising awareness against Domestic Violence. As the...

2014-10-21 23:03:35

The Nation’s Premier Annual Physical Activity and Hispanic Family Health Celebration Valencia County, NM (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 On Saturday, October 25, 2014, Youth Development Inc. (YDI) Valencia Division, in collaboration with Valencia County Juvenile Justice Board and the Village of Los Lunas, will present its eighth annual family health and fitness fair ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!®. This event promotes Hispanic family physical activity and good nutrition for...

2014-10-21 23:02:43

The BARC BI Survey 14 is the world’s largest survey of business intelligence (BI) software users measuring selection and usage of BI products. Toronto, ON, Canada (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Dundas Data Visualization, Inc., a world leader in Business Intelligence and Data Visualization solutions, has been recognized for the first time in the BARC BI Survey 14 as leading in six categories in its peer group. The BI Survey 14 is based on the findings from the world’s largest and most...

2014-10-21 23:01:49

Kansas City hospitals named “Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by National Survey Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Five hospitals in the Saint Luke’s Health System have been recognized as “Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization. The hospitals recognized are Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City on...

2014-10-21 23:01:37

New Report from Global Justice Center & World Organisation Against Torture: US Abortion Restrictions of Foreign Aid Perpetuate Torture and Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment New York, NY & Geneva, Switzerland (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Today marks the 20th anniversary of U.S. ratification of the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT). Yet to this day, the U.S. repeatedly fails to meet its commitments under...

2014-10-21 23:01:11

“I Want to Die” Search Reaches Epidemic Proportions, NoBullying Investigates in New Article (http://nobullying.com/i-want-to-die/) London, UK (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 A simple look at search engines worldwide shows an escalating number of children, teens and youths and even adults searching for terms like “I want to die” and “I want to kill myself”. NoBullying explores the reasons behind this in an article released today. Regardless of the potentially dangerous answers they...

2014-10-21 23:00:36

BloomingKids, a maker of educational apps for learning disabled children, has added some additional currency-counting apps, to help children learn to count money. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 In August and September, BloomingKids put out 11 more apps designed to help young and learning-disabled kids learn how to deal with US, Canadian, and Australian currency. "Most of us count out money without even thinking about the denominations of the bills and coins we are putting out," said...

2014-10-21 16:31:15

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adamandeve.com (http://www.adamandeve.com/news), America's most trusted source for adult products, is never bashful when it comes to all things sex. This month, the company asked over 1,000 adults if they had ever hired a prostitute or escort. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110223/LA51821LOGO While last month's findings revealed that 50% of the women surveyed and 68% of the men felt prostitution should be legal, only 7% of the...

2014-10-21 16:28:23

Home health leaders support the advancement of program integrity measures to strengthen Medicare over arbitrary, across-the-board payment cuts WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare - a leading coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and efficiency of home healthcare for our nation's seniors - today called for greater support for fraud prevention programs within the Medicare program in...


Latest Social Issues Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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