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2014-10-27 23:01:43

Is it safe for Youth to attempt Internet Dating? NoBullying investigates in an article released today http://nobullying.com/internet-dating/ London, UK (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 Internet Dating might be a wonderful tool for many people to find potential matches but what about Online Dating Scams and pitfalls? Is it safe for parents to let teens and youth in general explore Internet Dating? NoBullying examines the pros and cons of internet dating in an article released today. For an...

2014-10-27 23:00:38

Melonie K. Myers is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 NAPW honors Melonie K. Myers as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Mrs. Myers is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in human resources. As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of professional women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the...

2014-10-27 16:27:48

Nearly half of mothers say they check the labels always or very often for added/total sugars, according to new U-M National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mothers are more likely than fathers to read nutrition labels when considering food and drink purchases, according to the latest C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. Results from the poll showed that 40 percent of mothers say they read the nutrition...

2014-10-27 16:27:44

Ministers exchange information and best practices to ensure Canada is safe and well-prepared OTTAWA, Oct. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, Dr. Gregory Taylor, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, Terry Lake, British Columbia's Minister of Health and Dr. Perry Kendall, British Columbia's Provincial Health Officer held a teleconference of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Health Ministers to discuss Ebola preparedness. The group discussed ways to...

2014-10-27 16:27:42

Solstice recognized as health care superstar for leading the way in private exchanges and health literacy PLANTATION, Fla., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solstice Benefits, Inc., a leading dental insurance carrier and private exchange technology platform provider, has been named a Health Care Superstar Industry Innovator by the Institute for HealthCare Consumerism. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111020/FL90549LOGO Now in its ninth year, The Annual HealthCare Consumerism...

2014-10-27 16:27:16

The global youth platform will inspire and empower a generation to overcome barriers to safer sex and respectful relationships NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Durex and the MTV Staying Alive Foundation announce the start of the new worldwide phase of their joint collaboration, Someone Like Me, which launched last year to promote better sex education, help improve the sexual health and well-being of young people everywhere and realize a world free from HIV. After its...

2014-10-27 16:26:18

NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (RED) - the organization founded by Bono & Bobby Shriver to fight AIDS - today debuts a new video to highlight that the world can deliver the first AIDS FREE GENERATION in over 30 years. Every day 650 babies are born with HIV, yet life-saving HIV/AIDS medication which can prevent mothers passing the virus on to their babies costs as little as 40 cents a day. In 2013, for the first time since the discovery of the virus, more people were...

2014-10-27 12:31:59

WindReach Farm leads guided tours at Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Nov. 7-16 TORONTO, Oct. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Hundreds of people living with disabilities or special needs will be able to experience all the excitement The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair offers next month, thanks to its long-running arrangement with WindReach Farm. The Royal is committed to ensuring everyone can enjoy The Fair, which runs from November 7-16, 2014 at the Direct Energy Centre and Ricoh Coliseum in...

2014-10-27 12:30:49

Even the Score Campaign Calls on FDA to Approve Medical Treatment Options for Female Sexual Dysfunction WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Food and Drug Administration begins a two-day, landmark public meeting today on female sexual dysfunction, Even The Score joined thousands of Americans in calling on the FDA to act urgently to address the lack of treatment options for women who suffer from the most common form of female sexual dysfunction (FSD), a...

2014-10-27 12:30:39

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Temple University have received a joint $4.3 million, four-year grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to investigate new methods to eradicate HIV that lurks in brain cells despite conventional antiviral treatments. The NeuroAIDS Grant funds three research projects, each targeting different biological pathways crucial to the persistence of the human immunodeficiency...


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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