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2014-07-23 23:16:51

In collaboration with Entertainment Industries Council’s (EIC) First Draft campaign, the July 24th Episode will spotlight Mental Health Treatment and Support Resources. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. (EIC) leads the way in providing resources, educational tools and recognition activities for thousands of entertainment and news productions that tell the stories of prevention, treatment and recovery. On July 24, 2014, at 9pm, the new ABC...

2014-07-23 23:15:33

NoBullying.com releases a guide to Teenagers' Bullying - http://nobullying.com/teenagers-bullying/. London, UK (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 It is not a simple task to be a teenager. With raging hormones and awkward social interactions contributing to a chaotic feeling of impending youth, adding bullying and peer pressure can turn a teenager's life can to a recipe for disaster. NoBullying releases a guide to teenagers bullying. The guide defines at first what is bullying and how it...

2014-07-23 23:15:24

Players, weigh the pros and cons very carefully before opting out of the NFL settlement, advises the founding partner of DarrasLaw. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 According to Sports Illustrated, 2013 is touted as the Year of the Injury due to the increase in ACL injuries, the ongoing concussion lawsuit and the long-discussed benefits of disability insurance policies for pro-athletes. Several events have occurred recently in the world of football, which have resulted in a lot of media...

2014-07-23 23:14:15

RichWomenLookingforMen.net is a dating site dedicated to rich women looking for men. The site surveyed 20,000 rich women on their site and found that 65% of rich women prefer men around their age. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 RichWomenLookingforMen.net is a dating site dedicated to rich women looking for men. In the past 13 years, RichWomenLookingforMen.net has matched over 6,000 rich women and men. “Many people think that rich women are always looking for younger men. We surveyed 20,000...

2014-07-23 23:10:48

Cooking out in good or inclement weather should be taken very seriously, as the danger is very real. Another reason to make sure all insurance policies are current, says Darras. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Regardless of the season, anyone thinking to use a grill, whether it is propane or charcoal, needs to take a step back and review proper safety measures. What would seem like an easy enough process, grill owners should think of their welfare along with reviewing their insurance...

2014-07-23 23:07:18

Thrive Analytics 2014 Digital Wallet Usage Research Reveals Security as Main Barrier to Usage; Cash On-hand at All Time Low Kettering, Ohio (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 A surprisingly high number of U.S. consumers recognize digital wallets as an alternative to cash-based transactions however usage remains at less than one-third, according to a new study from Thrive Analytics, a local search and digital marketing research and customer engagement strategy consulting firm. The 2014 Digital Wallet...

2014-07-23 23:04:35

A recent initiative by Florida’s law enforcement has nearly rid the state of pill mills, but the use of opiates has been replaced by synthetic drugs. Suncoast Rehab supports Florida lawmakers in removing the presence of these deadly drugs from communities and educating families on their dangers and what to look out for. Spring Hill, FL (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention applauded Florida for 23 percent reduction in prescription drug deaths from 2010 to...

2014-07-23 23:04:12

One of California’s leading Medicaid plans adopts SafeUseNow to quickly identify and help stop prescription drug abuse ENCINITAS, Calif. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 SafeUseNow℠, a prescription drug abuse risk identification and intervention program developed by Principled Strategies, today announced a service agreement with Partnership HealthPlan of California. Utilizing SafeUseNow’s patent-pending risk model, Partnership HealthPlan can quickly identify patients at risk of misusing and...

2014-07-23 23:03:56

Bestlifeinsurance.info (http://bestlifeinsurance.info) announces a new blog post, “5 Tips for Finding Life Insurance as a Former Cancer Patient!”. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Bestlifeinsurance.info has released a new blog post explaining how to find life insurance without medical exams for former cancer patients. Former cancer patients can still find affordable life insurance online, by simply comparing online life insurance quotes. Insurance brokerage websites provide quotes from various...

2014-07-23 23:03:28

In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is successful, is focusing on a topic that is quickly becoming among the most important of all drug and addiction-related dialogues: opiate abuse facts. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family...


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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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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