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2014-09-11 23:09:52

The veteran organization’s CEO wishes to remind all Americans of the importance of our service members and veterans. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The Disabled Veterans National Foundation, a nonprofit veterans service organization that provides critically needed support to disabled and at-risk veterans who leave the military wounded—physically or psychologically—after defending our safety and our freedom, issued a statement on the commemoration of September 11th....

2014-09-11 23:09:01

The Epidemic of Youth Bullying in Schools Uncovered By NoBullying Today http://nobullying.com/youth-bullying/ London, UK (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 In recent years, stories of bullying have been covered more often in the news. Stories are breaking out of youth and teens taking their own lives as a result of being bullied. It is time to uncover the layers of youth bullying with NoBullying’s guide released today. The guide starts by highlighting the fact that almost half of all children...

2014-09-11 23:07:21

Packed with the latest available data, Atlantic Information Services’s newly published report Medicaid Expansion: Mid-Year 2014 Results provides a thorough picture of how the Medicaid market is shaping up right now. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 After several years in development, the expansion of the Medicaid program is now showing real results. Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) — the industry-leading publisher of Medicare Advantage News, AIS's Medicare and Medicaid Market...

2014-09-11 23:05:13

Millennium Treatment Group will treat patients from New Jersey who are battling heroin addiction, which has become a full-blown epidemic in the Garden State. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 New Jersey is in the midst of a full-blown heroin crisis. According to the New Jersey Attorney General, there were 449 overdose deaths from heroin and morphine in 2012, 591 deaths in 2013 and 380 deaths in the first six months of 2014. While Millennium Treatment Group is located in Florida,...

2014-09-11 23:03:59

TalentCircles' new ADA compliant features provide a transformative experience allowing companies to recruit, engage and hire the more than 6 million visually impaired jobs seekers in the United States. TalentCircles is a recruiting and hiring technology that is fully ADA compliant. San Bruno, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 TalentCircles© Inc., whose mission is to transform recruiting by offering a comprehensive interactive talent engagement platform for desktops, smartphones and...

2014-09-11 23:02:02

PPI Benefit Solutions (PPI), a leading provider of benefits administration technology and services, has signed an agreement with HealthyCT, Connecticut’s physician-sponsored, non-profit health insurance company, to provide Connecticut employers and brokers with a new health plan option. Wallingford, CT (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 HealthyCT is a Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan (CO-OP) where any profits are invested back into products, programs, services and future premium...

2014-09-11 23:01:13

Blue Marsh Insurance, Inc., in business for more than 6 years, announced today that it has been appointed to represent Erie Insurance in Southeastern Pennsylvania. HONEY BROOK, PA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Blue Marsh Insurance, Inc., in business for more than 6 years, announced today that it has been appointed to represent Erie Insurance in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Blue Marsh Insurance, Inc. offers a full line of Erie Insurance property/casualty insurance products, including auto and...

2014-09-11 23:00:43

New Whiteboard Session on IRS Compliance for Premium Reimbursement Plans (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on account-based health plans. According to Zane Benefits, with a compliant premium reimbursement plan, employers can reimburse their employees tax-free for individual health insurance premiums. The IRS requires that a formal premium reimbursement plan (with IRS-compliant plan documents) be established...

2014-09-11 20:21:50

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk today announced that the Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee (EMDAC) of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has completed its meeting regarding the New Drug Application (NDA) for Saxenda(®), the intended brand name for liraglutide 3 mg, a once-daily human GLP-1 analogue for the treatment of obesity. Based on the data contained in the NDA for Saxenda(®), the FDA asked the panel members to discuss whether...

2014-09-11 16:27:46

COPAC, a leading substance abuse treatment and dual diagnosis program in Mississippi, joins the Elements Behavioral Health family of treatment centers. LONG BEACH, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elements Behavioral Health, a leading nationwide provider of addiction and mental health treatment programs, announced today that it has acquired COPAC, a Joint Commission accredited treatment program located outside of Jackson, Mississippi. COPAC was founded in 1979 by a group of...


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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