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2014-10-14 23:05:37

New Information on Employee Retention Park City, UT (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on low-cost perks for employee retention. According to Zane Benefits, smart companies are learning that offering great employee perks is an easy and less expensive way recruit and retain their top candidates. It aids them in becoming an employer of choice. The article contains information on recruiting and retaining key...

2014-10-14 23:04:37

Allsup and Case Management Society of America celebrate annual National Case Management Week Oct. 12-18 Belleville, IL (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Case managers play an essential role by helping patients, providers, payers and the public navigate an increasingly elaborate healthcare system. During National Case Management Week, Oct. 12-18, Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) representation, veterans disability appeal and Medicare plan selection...

2014-10-14 23:03:11

Ohio AAP supports education and legislation as key elements to improving rates in Ohio. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 New data shows Ohio now ranks 49th in the country for immunizations. The 2013 National Immunization Survey (NIS) from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed immunization rates are rising nationally. It showed 72.7% of children aged 19 to 35 months received all of their routine vaccinations in 2013. That number rose from 68.4% in 2012....

2014-10-14 16:31:04

NFL Player A.J. Green Joins Verizon in Presenting Donation CINCINNATI, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NFL wide receiver A.J. Green today joined Verizon representatives to present a $70,000 grant to the Ohio Domestic Violence Network. The donation will assist the organization in enhancing services offered to engage men across Ohio to end domestic violence. "The donation from Verizon and HopeLine means a great deal to our organization," said Nancy Neylon, executive director of the...

2014-10-14 16:28:51

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare (DPW) recently received a $5 million, five-year grant focused on improving life trajectories for youth and young adults with, or at risk for, serious mental health conditions. The grant, titled, "Now is the Time: Healthy Transitions," will specifically assist individuals, ages 16-25. DPW's Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) will work with Washington,...

2014-10-14 16:28:48

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State and territorial health departments have been mobilizing for months to respond to possible imported cases of Ebola. Since the summer, they have been creating Ebola guidelines and algorithms for their healthcare facilities and providers, collaborating with their West African populations, and communicating with the public about the disease and how to prevent an outbreak. "The biggest thing the states are working on right...

2014-10-14 16:28:06

DARIEN, Ill., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeQuotes.com, the life insurance price comparison service that offers instant quotes from 47 highly-rated life insurers and allows customers to buy from any company shown, today released the results of a new life insurance survey that confirms the widespread availability of life insurance at competitive prices for recovering breast cancer patients. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140324/CG88803LOGO "We conducted a fresh survey in honor of...

2014-10-14 16:28:00

New HealthView Services Insights White Paper and Medicare Surcharges Calculator Offer Strategies to Reduce Surcharges and Increase Net Retirement Income DANVERS, Mass., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Insights White Paper and Medicare Surcharges Calculator from HealthView Services, set out to help Americans better understand, manage and reduce Medicare surcharges in retirement. HealthView Services is the leading provider of retirement health care data and tools for...

2014-10-14 16:26:32

Jazz Age-themed annual benefit to be hosted by Rochelle Riley ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Washtenaw Literacy is providing an opportunity to channel your inner Gatsby while you support the area's one in six adults who struggle to read and write. The group's popular annual benefit gala is getting bigger and better, donning a Jazz Age theme to raise funds for its highly effective free literacy programs. This year's event -- dubbed "Driving Literacy" -- will be held on October...

2014-10-14 16:26:24

~GSD&M and PetSmart come together to make a difference in the category AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PetSmart (NASDAQ:PETM), the world's largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets, today announced it has named GSD&M as its creative advertising partner. In the new relationship, GSD&M is tasked with activating the brand's purpose through powerful and emotionally rich ideas across all media, enabling PetSmart to...


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
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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