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NEW YORK, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association and disability advocates from its national chapter
DUBLIN, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w53csd/global_hiv ) has announced the addition of the "Global HIV
Winning Film or Video Awarded $5,000 and National Premiere at ObesityWeek 2015 in Los Angeles GAINESVILLE, Fla., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- It Starts Now, a nationwide competition
WASHINGTON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.
Security Life Insurance Company of America, a leader in the ancillary benefits market, is excited to announce the addition of individual vision insurance to their product offerings in Arizona,
As State funding for services for developmentally disabled children and adults continue to fall short of the demand, community-based providers like UCPLA rely even more on fundraisers to help
Social Security Disability and Medicare Advocacy Firm Seeks to Increase Client Knowledge of the Prevalence of Disabling Conditions and the Danger of Inadequately Preparing for Unexpected Illness
The CUNY School of Law partners with Akademos to deliver its students significant discounts on course materials, becoming the third City University of New York (CUNY) Institution to adopt the
Harbor Village Detox comments on Raw Story’s recent article; Heroin Addict Dies in Central Florida Jail without Proper Detox Treatment. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May
Stephen Frederick Agency debuts a new local charity campaign in Texas to support the Meals on Wheels and More’s program, Mike’s Place, designed for adults with Alzheimer’s Disease and other
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).