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2014-07-28 23:05:17

Freeonlinelifeinsuranceleads.com (http://www.freeonlinelifeinsuranceleads.com/) announces a new blog post, “3 Reasons to Compare Life Insurance Quotes!” (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Freeonlinelifeinsuranceleads.com has released a new blog post presenting 3 advantages of comparing online life insurance quotes. Comparing life insurance quotes can help clients save up to 40% of their life insurance costs. Finding affordable coverage is easier online by visiting insurance brokerage websites....

2014-07-28 23:05:10

Workshop includes an easy-to-use reference guide that provides information about more than 200 common health problems as well as tips on caring for yourself and your family, preventing illness and injury, and advice on when to seek medical attention. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Humility of Mary Health Partners will offer a one-hour workshop, Health at Home, Aug. 20 at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center, 8401 Market St., Boardman. The workshop includes an easy-to-use reference...

2014-07-28 23:04:25

The Healthcare Delivery Institute at HORNE LLP recently announced the graduates of its Advanced Training Program in Healthcare Delivery Improvement. Ridgeland, MS (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 The Healthcare Delivery Institute at HORNE LLP recently announced the graduates of its Advanced Training Program in Healthcare Delivery Improvement. The ATP trains students, who fill roles in their health care organization ranging from clinicians to CFOs, in both the theory and methodology of continuous...

2014-07-28 23:03:42

Jivox Survey of Ad Agencies Highlights Demand, Challenges and Future Adoption of Multi-Screen Advertising (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Jivox, provider of the leading ad platform for personalized multi-screen advertising, today unveiled its latest survey findings, which evaluated adoption, usage and challenges of running multi-screen advertising campaigns among leading agencies. The survey found that advertiser investment in multi-screen ads has increased to more than 75 percent and advertisers...

2014-07-28 23:03:25

Schindler Elevator Corporation has partnered with the Independent Living Resource Center in San Francisco (ILRCSF) to pilot the next generation of features for PORT Technology. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Schindler Elevator Corporation, a pioneer in building mobility, has partnered with the Independent Living Resource Center in San Francisco (ILRCSF) to pilot the next generation of features for PORT Technology, an innovative destination-dispatching system that revolutionized...

2014-07-28 23:02:54

Gravis Marketing conducted polls in Montana, Kentucky, and Florida. The polls were conducted with Human Events on the upcoming election. Winter Springs, Florida (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 New Montana Results Democratic US Senator John Walsh is losing ground in the Montana Senate race according to results from the latest Gravis Marketing/Human Events poll in Montana. Forty-five percent of the respondents to the survey said they would vote for Republican Representative Steve Daines while only...

2014-07-28 23:01:08

Dawn M. Echols, M.S., LPC has been asked to speak at a newly formed task force to address sexual assault in Suwannee, which is a key focus is the use of sedation drugs to facilitate rape. Dawn will be addressing the topic of sexual predators, specifically the behaviors of serial rapists. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Dawn Echols’ professional background spans success in multiple industries, including sales, finance, and music. This experience has honed her people skills and led her in the...

2014-07-28 23:01:00

Recent Suicide Rates, a Guide Released Today by NoBullying: http://nobullying.com/suicide-rates/ London, UK (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Are teens and youth seriously thinking of suicide? Why are suicidal tendencies present in today’s world? Discover the latest suicide rates in a guide released today by NoBullying. According to recent reports, most youth involved in bullying don’t display suicidal behavior. They do, however, concede that teenage suicide and bullying are rising public health...

2014-07-28 23:00:15

A leading proposal to temporarily fix the looming insolvency of the Social Security disability trust fund by reallocating payroll taxes has virtually no support among seniors, according to a new poll by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 A leading proposal to temporarily fix the looming insolvency of the Social Security disability trust fund by reallocating payroll taxes has virtually no support among seniors, according to a new poll by The Senior...

2014-07-28 16:26:28

The measure would seek to correct longstanding systemic problems within the department WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The country's largest wartime veterans organization welcomed the introduction of a bill in Congress that would fix longstanding, widespread problems within the Department of Veterans Affairs, which have impaired its ability to deliver timely health care and benefits to America's veterans. At a news conference today, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Rep....


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
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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