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2014-10-29 08:33:11

Health Plan Members Comprise Majority of Board of Directors NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Health Republic Insurance of New York (Health Republic) announced today the results of its inaugural Member Director election to its Board. This marks the first time in New York State history that health insurance members voted for fellow members to represent them on a Board of Directors. In January 2015, the newly elected "Member Directors" will make up a majority of the board, holding nine of...

2014-10-29 08:33:03

Marketplace continues successful national rollout with help of PlanSource ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PlanSource, a cloud-based provider of benefits administration, exchange, payroll, and HRIS solutions to employers, today announced it is powering Digital Benefit Advisors' (DBA) private health exchange, Digital Benefits Marketplace. DBA introduced Digital Benefits Marketplace last Fall to help businesses address the rising costs of health benefits. Digital Benefits...

2014-10-29 08:31:59

Pasta De Lassar Andromaco® Diaper Rash Cream, a Leading Brand in Mexico, Makes Second Donation of Product for Hispanic Families in Need LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For many families, diapers are a big monthly expense, and federal aid programs, such as WIC and SNAP that provide food stamps, don't cover diaper costs. This can lead to parents limiting the number of diaper changes to extend diaper use, which then leads to a higher incidence of diaper rash for babies....

2014-10-29 08:30:56

Historic Alliance To Highlight the Power of People with Intellectual Disabilities WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Special Olympics today announced a strategic alliance with Nielsen to uncover and illustrate the purchasing power of people with intellectual disabilities (ID). As part of the strategic alliance, Nielsen will help measure and provide a deeper understanding of the population of adults with intellectual disabilities as a key demographic. People with...

2014-10-29 08:28:31

LUNG FORCE is a New National Movement Aimed at Fighting Lung Cancer in Women CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of Lung Cancer Awareness Month this November, Emmy-nominated actress and author Valerie Harper, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Jewel, country music singer Kellie Pickler and female NASCAR standout Mackena Bell are teaming up with the American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE to raise awareness and much needed funds to help confront lung cancer in women....

2014-10-29 00:22:17

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO THE WRITE STUFF Profile America -- Wednesday, October 29th. The scene on this date in 1945 at Gimbel's department store in New York City was shopping chaos. Big ads the day before had trumpeted the first sale in the U.S. of a new writing instrument that guaranteed it would write for two years...

2014-10-28 23:15:07

Nonprofit Insurance Services and PCH Mutual Insurance Co., A RRG have partnered to offer home healthcare agencies liability insurance. Hanover, PA (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Nonprofit Insurance Services continues to take great steps in offering accessible liability insurance for social service organizations. This new insurance program offers insurance for home health agencies that assist clients with activities of daily living in their home. Nonprofit Insurance Services has partnered with...

2014-10-28 23:13:31

Cyber bullying, is a new problem faced in society today, many teens and kids are harassed and bullied through the internet. Physician and author Dr. Sanjay Jain offers some advice for parents about this growing epidemic. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Bullying has changed over the years, it’s no longer the big, mean kid in the playground. Today’s computers, internet and other technology have introduced a new kind of bullying. Cyber bullying is a relatively new issue. Kids...

2014-10-28 23:13:25

Physician and author Dr. Sanjay Jain shares some information from his new book on how parents can help their children better prepare for future bullying. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Bullying is not an uncommon trend today in schools and even workplaces. Bullying in schools is quickly becoming an epidemic and more awareness needs to be directed at the issue as quickly as possible. In honor of Bullying Prevention Month, Dr. Sanjay Jain has provides some advice from his book on...

2014-10-28 23:13:23

Physician and author, Dr. Sanjay Jain shares some information about Bullying Prevention Month. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 For many years, bullying has been very common among adolescents. Only now with technology the way it is, parents and kids need to worry about different types of bullying spanning beyond just in schools. The following are some ideas on how to help your child become bully proof: Raise your children to be confident in themselves For younger children,...


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Biellese
2014-09-22 08:57:07

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...

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...

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