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2014-09-09 23:01:34

New information available on Account-Based Health Plans Park City, UT (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on account-based health plans. According to Zane Benefits, health insurance costs in the U.S. are rising at an exponential rate. As such, employers are adopting account-based health plans (ABHPs) as a strategy to lower the cost of healthcare without reducing coverage for employees. Account-based health...

2014-09-09 23:01:31

Todd English, world-renowned chef, restaurateur, author, entrepreneur and television personality, joins Macy’s Passport Glamorama Fashion Rocks® event in Los Angeles on September 9th, 2014, as celebrity guest chef. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Todd English, world-renowned chef, restaurateur, author, entrepreneur and television personality, joins Macy’s Passport Glamorama Fashion Rocks® event in Los Angeles on September 9th, 2014, as celebrity guest chef. As...

2014-09-09 23:01:26

In a survey involving a number of school students in the UK, it was found that almost 20% of LGBT students have attempted suicide at least once. NoBullying discusses this matter in an article released today. http://www.nobullying.com/20-of-lgbt-bullied-students-have-attempted-suicide-at-least-once/ London, UK (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 In a survey spanning schools in the United Kingdom and European schools, it has been found that there is a direct relation between homophobic bullying and...

2014-09-09 23:01:12

Rivier University has expanded its new Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) to an online format beginning fall 2014. Nashua, NH (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Rivier University has expanded its new Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) to an online format beginning fall 2014. The program is 100% online to accommodate busy working professionals. In April, Rivier announced the new degree program for its full-time, day students. The degree will prepare undergraduates for...

2014-09-09 23:00:53

Students out on their own for the first time are at a high risk for identity theft. It's important to warn them of the risks and to take extra precautions to keep their private information private. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 According a consumer alert at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, identity theft is a growing problem in the United States, leaving many Americans in debt due to stolen funds. Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the...

2014-09-09 20:20:15

Car Insurance Anaheim CA: Insurance company offers variety of options ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Car Insurance Anaheim CA - Target Up Insurance Services, a leader in Southern California insurance for the best rates and premiums is pleased to announce they are expanding their services to include the Anaheim, Calif., area. This move is lauded as one of the best decisions the company has made since its inception almost 30 years ago. Photo -...

2014-09-09 16:26:47

VALENCIA, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shield HealthCare, a leading provider of medical supplies for care at home, is pleased to announce its 14(th) annual story contest on "What Makes Caregiving Rewarding?" The story contest recognizes the dedicated role of family caregivers and health care professionals, providing a forum to share the joys of being a caregiver. Shield HealthCare celebrates the role of caregivers in the home. A large percentage of our customers are family...

2014-09-09 16:26:13

The NCSP promotes World Suicide Prevention Day with suicide prevention campaign MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Council for Suicide Prevention launched the Take 5 to Save Lives campaign (www.take5tosavelives.org) to recognize and support World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD), which is held annually on September 10. Take5ToSaveLives.org is a website that encourages everyone to take five minutes to learn about suicide prevention and share what they...

2014-09-09 16:26:03

MarketOptimizer.org adds new report "CountryFocus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape - The Netherlands" to its store. The report is an essential source of information on and analysis of the healthcare, regulatory and reimbursement landscape in the Netherlands. DALLAS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The industry analysis specialist has released its latest report, "CountryFocus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape - The Netherlands". The report is an...

2014-09-09 16:21:42

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eleven finalists have been chosen from more than 60 entries for the 2014 Sentinel Awards, showcasing a diverse range of topics such as substance abuse, Asperger's syndrome, post-traumatic stress disorder, HIV/AIDS and climate change. Now in its 15th year, the Sentinel Awards are presented in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by Hollywood, Health & Society, a program of The Norman Lear Center at 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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Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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