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2014-08-15 23:00:50

In commemoration of World Humanitarian Day, the Church of Scientology is honoring men and women whose work makes a difference. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 The Church of Scientology International is releasing a series of videos on the Scientology Video Channel in commemoration of World Humanitarian day. These video presentations honor men and women who are improving the lives of those in desperate need of help. The first, published on August 15, features John Redman, Executive...

2014-08-15 23:00:48

Relational Bullying, Not for Relatives: NoBullying Explores Today - http://nobullying.com/relational-bullying/ London, UK (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 On hearing the words “ Relational Bullying”, one might assume it is related with family bullying. That is far from true. NoBullying explains the truth behind relational bullying in an article released today. Relational Bullying is more about childhood bullying and how children at very small ages learn acts of aggression and explore the...

2014-08-15 16:24:13

- Our SALUD Urges Seller To Select Responsible Buyer TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Demanding the Daughters of Charity Healthcare System stand true to their mission, Our SALUD, a grassroots healthcare watchdog organization, called on the Daughters today to select a responsible buyer for their hospitals, one that will be beneficial to patients and employees, as well as the sick and the poor. Community activists Elba Romo and Bell corruption scandal whistleblower...

2014-08-15 16:24:06

Partnership Saves More than a 1,000 Jobs and a Critical Safety-Net Hospital ONTARIO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Healthcare announced today that it has completed its acquisition of St. Mary's Hospital in Passaic, New Jersey. Prime Healthcare is committed to investing more than $80 million into St Mary's Hospital, which serves Passaic, Clifton, Wallington, Carlstadt, Rutherford/East Rutherford, and many other surrounding towns. "Prime Healthcare is excited about its first...

2014-08-15 12:25:31

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Change Healthcare, the market leader in healthcare consumer engagement and cost transparency, has been named one of Modern Healthcare's "100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare" for 2014, an honor the company also received in 2013. The publication shared the news this morning, when it released a non-ranked, alphabetical list of winners at www.modernhealthcare.com/bestplaces. Specific rankings will be announced live at an awards gala in...

2014-08-15 12:25:22

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO What: The U.S. Census Bureau and the National Center for Health Statistics will host "Federal Statistics on Health Insurance Coverage: Technical Meeting on Methods Used in Household Surveys." When: Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 10 a.m. - noon (EDT) Who: U.S. Census Bureau:...

2014-08-15 12:23:41

DENVER, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Man Therapy is a suicide prevention and mental health awareness resource targeted specifically at working-aged men. Visitors to www.mantherapy.org can access mental health tools and resources in an anonymous, safe setting, including Man Therapy's "18-point head inspection" - a five-minute quiz to help a guy determine his mental health status and the best resources for him. Here is an example of what a man encounters when he visits Man Therapy....

poor sleep can lead to senior suicide
2014-08-15 03:17:26

The JAMA Network Journals Reported poor sleep quality, independent of a depressed mood, appears to be associated with an increased risk for suicide in older adults. The study was written by Rebecca A. Bernert, Ph.D., of the Stanford University School of Medicine, California, and colleagues. Suicide is a preventable public health problem and accounts for almost 1 million deaths annually worldwide. Late life is characterized by an increased prevalence of sleep complaints and...

40 Percent Of Americans Expected To Develop Type 2 Diabetes During Their Lifetime
2014-08-15 03:34:46

The Lancet Close to half (40%) of the adult population of the USA is expected to develop type 2 diabetes at some point during their lifetime, suggests a major study published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. The future looks even worse for some ethnic minority groups, with one in two (> 50%) Hispanic men and women and non-Hispanic black women predicted to develop the disease. A team of US researchers combined data from nationally representative US population interviews...

2014-08-15 08:23:43

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Club Curry today announced it is transforming Kansas City's Black on Burlington into a 1920s-style speakeasy for one of the biggest parties of the year, all to benefit Hope House, which provides shelter and services to survivors of domestic violence. The Club Curry party will feature live entertainment by DJ Nick Ayler and emcee Michael Mackey. Guests will be treated to Aerialists, Flappers, M2, Blackjack, cigar rolling and plenty of...


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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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