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2014-09-30 23:25:24

Destination Hope: The Women’s Program Offers Prevention Tips for Recovery Month 2014 Fort Lauderdale, Fla (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 In celebration of SAMHSA's nationally recognized Recovery Month this September, Destination Hope: The Women’s Program, has been running a social media campaign celebrating 101 reasons to celebrate recovery. Pulled from clients, staff and alumni, the 101 reasons campaign has put the positive aspects of recovery into focus. “We wanted to do...

2014-09-30 23:24:40

The reputable organization, which improves the lives of vulnerable children by funding and elevating the most effective changemakers for children worldwide, has just begun fundraising efforts to save young children from forced prostitution. Donations will directly support the Rescue Foundation, which has rescued over 4,000 children from the horrors of brothels in India. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 World of Children Award has announced a new campaign to rescue children from the horrors of...

2014-09-30 23:22:08

The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) proudly hosted its 15th annual “Recovery Walks!” on September 19, 2014 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM in Bushnell Park in Hartford. Participants from across the state of Connecticut gathered together to show their support for recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction in front of Connecticut’s state capitol. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) proudly hosted its 15th...

2014-09-30 23:21:25

National Alliance for Caregiving to Participate in IOM Workshop on Home-Based Care Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Institute of Medicine (IOM) and National Research Council (NRC) are today convening a workshop on the Future of Home Health Care to study how future models of home-based healthcare can better serve patients and families. The workshop will also identify research priorities for the community to move the field forward. This work is key for patients and family...

2014-09-30 23:21:13

Approved online continuing education company announces addition of new course for healthcare providers. The course will assist in ending tobacco use. Miami, FL (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 CE-Classes.com has announced the addition of a new online course – Tobacco Free: A Toolkit for Healthcare Providers. This course on treating tobacco addiction is designed for healthcare providers who do clinical work - substance abuse counselors, social workers, professional counselors, psychologists,...

2014-09-30 23:21:11

Modern Healthcare named QHR Consulting Services as the tenth largest healthcare management consulting firm in its annual "Largest Healthcare Management Consulting Firms" survey. Brentwood, Tenn. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Modern Healthcare named QHR Consulting Services as the tenth largest healthcare management consulting firm in its annual "Largest Healthcare Management Consulting Firms" survey. This is the fifth time QHR has made Modern Healthcare's list....

2014-09-30 23:19:02

The Brokerage, Inc., a national insurance marketing organization and leader in the health and life insurance marketplaces, puts industry veteran and sales expert Brad Schommer in charge of expanding their life insurance division. Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Brokerage, Inc., (http://www.TheBrokerageInc.com) based in Lewisville, Texas, began as an IMO focused on products and issues in and around the health insurance marketplace. Over the years, the staff has become...

2014-09-30 23:18:16

Global Health Security, a concentration offered as part of the Master of Science in Health Sciences program, gives students a modern look at the frequently changing global and public health landscape, and equips them with the tools need to succeed in this field. Cypress, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Global Health Security (GHS), a concentration in Trident University International’s (Trident) Master of Science in Health Sciences (MSHS) program, gives students an up-to-date perspective...

2014-09-30 23:17:30

Visiting Nurse Association Health Group is pleased to announce that Steven Landers, MD, MPH, president and chief executive officer, was honored with a NJBIZ “40 Under 40” award on Monday evening. The NJBIZ award celebrates 40 of New Jersey’s most accomplished young businessmen and women who have been making headlines in their field and who share a commitment to business growth, professional excellence and to the community. Red Bank, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Visiting...

2014-09-30 23:16:46

Online marketplace designed by Bloom Health allows innovative employers to go beyond health care offerings. Eagan, Minn. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) today announced the creation of their Private Exchange solution, a “benefits hub” for employers with more than 50 employees. The hub goes beyond traditional health care offerings by including dental, life, disability and vision insurance, and a vacation savings account, all in an online...


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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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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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