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2014-08-20 23:12:11

According to the CDC, prescription painkiller overdoses are at an all-time high, and legal restrictions of painkiller abuse can actually lead to abuse of illegal substances. According to Aid in Recovery, the only viable solution is accessible, affordable drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities. Stuart, FL (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol treatment center, today released a statement regarding the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

2014-08-20 23:08:53

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national chief operating officer search for Good Shepherd Health Care System in Hermiston, Ore. The top executive search firm in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more than 900 healthcare executives into organizations. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated...

2014-08-20 23:07:48

Collaborative Project with Hispanic Communications Network (HCN) to Recruit, Interview, and Broadcast Bilingual Role Models Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) has received a five-year, $1.24 million Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) grant from the National Institutes of Health to support NAHN’s collaborative project with the Hispanic Communications Network (HCN) entitled Hispanic Role Models in Health Careers. This...

2014-08-20 23:07:18

What Employees Need to Know About Open Enrollment for Health Insurance in 2015 Park City, Utah (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on open enrollment for 2015. According to Zane Benefits, with open enrollment for individual health insurance coming up in November, employees are encouraged to start thinking about their healthcare needs. For individuals seeking coverage in 2015, the open enrollment period will run...

2014-08-20 23:05:57

The newly-designed AbuseTreatmentCenters.net is offering visitors updated listings of substance abuse resources and treatment center locations. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 It’s no secret that millions of Americans are struggling with substance abuse. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, nearly 24 million Americans are using some form of illicit drugs. What’s even more alarming is the fact that the total number of users has increased over the last decade. Those locked in a...

2014-08-20 23:03:34

Termlifeinsurancequoteonlineplan.com (http://www.termlifeinsurancequoteonlineplan.com/) announces a new blog post, “No Medical Exam Life Insurance Quotes for Diabetes”. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Termlifeinsurancequoteonlineplan.com has released a new blog post announcing that clients who have diabetes can find affordable no medical exam life insurance quotes. Clients who have been diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes can still find affordable life insurance plans. Comparing quotes...

2014-08-20 23:03:27

In its latest blog post, A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in, is highlighting an important and possibly life-changing – perhaps even life-saving – message that must be heeded by everyone who wants to understand the insidious nature of drug abuse: it doesn’t discriminate. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 In its latest blog post, A Forever...

2014-08-20 23:01:17

Sexual Bullying, A Guide Released Today By NoBullying http://nobullying.com/sexual-bullying/ London, UK (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Sexual Bullying is a form of bullying that takes place usually with teens and “tweens”. However, sexual bullying can happen among adults as well, particularly at the work place and even at home. NoBullying releases today a complete guide to Sexual Bullying. Recent research defines sexual bullying as “Any bullying behavior, whether physical or non-physical,...

2014-08-20 23:01:13

The new guide helps small business owners understand the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and make the best health insurance decisions. Park City, UT (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, announced the publication of a new eBook, Affordable Care Act 101. According to Zane Benefits, many small business owners feel uncertain about how the ACA impacts their business, their employees, their family, and their bottom line. The new eBook outlines key ACA...

2014-08-20 23:01:04

The Ice Bucket Challenge, a Good Cause Or a Bullying Platform? NoBullying Investigates Today http://nobullying.com/ice-bucket-challenge/ London, UK (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 One fact is for sure, there is no harm in having some laughs or some fun for a good cause. However, when it comes to the Ice Bucket Challenge taking the social media world by storm, one couldn’t help but wonder, are some people doing the ice bucket challenge bullied into it? NoBullying examines today the facts and...


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
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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