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2014-08-25 23:06:31

Don Allred Insurance is planning to expand its partnership base and broaden the number of healthcare coverage options available to its clients. Burlington, NC (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Don Allred Insurance, an independent agency that has been helping North Carolina residents procure the best homeowners, auto, life, and health insurance policies for more than 30 years, is planning to expand its partnership base and broaden the number of healthcare coverage options available to its clients....

2014-08-25 23:06:13

This program will air on the Fox Business Network, Saturday August 30th, 2014 at 4:30p.m., EDT Beverly, Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Doherty, Cella, Keane, LLP, a legal services firm exclusively dedicated to representing disabled individuals for Social Security disability benefits, will be highlighted on the In View series hosted by Larry King. This program will air on the Fox Business Network, Saturday August 30th, 2014 at 4:30pm, EDT. Most people spend their working lives...

2014-08-25 23:02:48

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) says drunk driving has declined slightly. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Millennium Treatment Group is proud to announce that the rate of driving under the influence has recently begun to decline. Although this decline is encouraging, any driving under the influence remains a cause for concern. Millennium Treatment Group is ready to help those affected by alcoholism and drug addiction, contributing to a safer experience on the...

2014-08-25 23:01:15

Whiteboard Session Outlines Compliance About Premium Reimbursement for Small Businesses Park City, UT (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, announces a new Whiteboard session that provides guidance about how employers can reimburse employees tax-free for individual health insurance, while keeping the business and employees in compliance.. According to Zane Benefits, fewer than 50 percent of small businesses offer employee health insurance,...

2014-08-25 23:01:14

Volunteers from the Churches of Scientology across Italy reach out this summer to create a drug-free country. (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Millions of tourists from around the world vacation in Italy each summer. In Rome alone, a city of over 3 million, the population swells by more than three times with visitors each year. As the last of the tourists return home, the Church of Scientology’s “Say ‘No’ to Drugs, Say ‘Yes’ to Life” teams caps this summer’s drug-education and...

2014-08-25 23:00:34

HealthForumOnline (HFO) adds a new online continuing education (CE) course, Parental Bereavement Following the Loss of a Child, to their extensive library of over 95 online CE courses for psychologists, social workers, and counselors. This online CE course helps mental health professionals recognize risk factors for and patterns of parental bereavement, enabling the differentiation between ‘normal’ and complicated bereavement and the provision of timely and targeted psychological...

2014-08-25 20:21:15

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 13 million children are bullied in America each year. Chances are that this is happening to a child that you care about. October is National Bullying Prevention Month, which was developed in 2006 by PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center (PACER.org/Bullying) to raise awareness of the issue. "October is a time when educators, students, parents and community members can unite to share an important message - that...

2014-08-25 16:27:49

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Susan M. Liss, Executive Director, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO The number of U.S. youth who used electronic cigarettes, but have never smoked a regular cigarette, has more than tripled in the past three years, from 79,000 in 2011 to over 263,000 in 2013. And these youth are nearly twice as likely to intend to smoke regular cigarettes as...

2014-08-25 16:27:07

Initiative Seeks to Expand Access and Improve Healthcare for Underserved and Vulnerable Populations in the U.S. Through Support to Clinics and Community Health Centers FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE:BDX), a leading global medical technology company - together with Direct Relief and the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) - has announced the winners of the 2014 "Innovations in Care" awards to seven community...

2014-08-25 16:25:43

Consumers Receive Guidance and Incentives on Path to Optimal Health with Welltok's CafeWell AVON, Conn. and DENVER, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGLN) and Welltok, Inc. announced today the availability of the CafeWell Health Optimization Platform within Magellan's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offering. CafeWell delivers a personalized and rewarding approach to motivate consumers to become and stay healthy. Magellan Health, a leader in providing...


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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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