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2014-07-22 08:30:46

Innovation from PrimaCare, one of the Metroplex's largest urgent care providers, and Physician Care Direct reflects growing demand for health coverage workers can afford DALLAS, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextCare Holdings, Inc. and Physician Care Direct have teamed to help small- and medium-size employers manage the skyrocketing cost of providing employees with health insurance. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140310/MM80608LOGO According to the Centers for Medicare and...

2014-07-22 08:30:44

Health information technology providers must develop dynamic and easy-to-install information systems to dispel client concerns about interoperability and compatibility LONDON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The need to contain hospital operational costs, improve workflow efficiency, and to provide better access to healthcare, has led to the integration of healthcare services. In turn, integrated systems have supported the development of innovative and patient-centric delivery models...

2014-07-22 04:21:22

- iPrEx OLE is the first PrEP demonstration project to report on its experience; results presented as a late-breaker at AIDS 2014, published in Lancet Infectious Diseases - MELBOURNE, Australia, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oral HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) provides a high degree of protection against HIV infection, even for individuals who miss some daily doses, according to new data from iPrEx OLE, the first PrEP demonstration project to report outcomes. PrEP was...

2014-07-22 00:21:39

FDA Should Move Forward in Banning Menthol Cigarettes Based on Conclusions of Its Own Independent Review WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Justice Department should immediately appeal today's misguided ruling by a federal judge that concluded three members of the FDA's Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee (TPSAC) had conflicts of interest - or just the appearance of conflicts of interest - and barred the FDA from using a March 2011 report on menthol...

2014-07-22 00:20:57

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO CHILLING OUT Profile America -- Tuesday, July 22nd. On these scorching hot summer days, with the nation's average warmest day of the year coming up shortly, most of us welcome ducking in from the heat into a cool office, business, or home. For this relief, we can thank Willis Carrier, who in the...

2014-07-21 23:11:20

Free to Breastfeed: Voices of Black Women, a new book by Jeanine Valrie Logan and Anayah Sangodele-Ayoka, shares the raw, inspiring and triumphant experiences of Black women who breastfeed their babies. Praeclarus Press is proud to share this book as a new and valuable resource in preparation for World Breastfeeding Month awareness celebrations and campaigns. Amarillo, TX (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 In recent years there has been an increased awareness about the disparities in breastfeeding...

2014-07-21 23:09:24

Health Missions to draw winner on Labor Day of Rascal Flatts Autographed guitar United States (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 On August 1st, 2014 Health Missions will begin selling raffle tickets for a chance to win an authentic autographed Rascal Flatts guitar. Tickets will be a mere ten dollar donation to Health Missions and the winner will be drawn and announced on Labor Day, September 1st. Many AlignLife clinic owners are Health Missions charter members, which means they have committed to...

2014-07-21 23:08:33

Afternoon Presentation Spotlights “medicare and You” Belleville, IL (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Allsup Medicare specialists will hold a Medicare seminar for St. Louis-area retirees on Thursday, Aug. 7, at Robbins Conference Center, 325 Saint Francois St., Florissant, Missouri. Starting at 4 p.m., the one-hour program will touch on Medicare planning issues for retirees and near-retirees, especially those approaching Medicare eligibility at age 65. The session, “Medicare and You,” will...

2014-07-21 23:07:02

Lifeinsuranceelderly.com (http://lifeinsuranceelderly.com/) announces a new blog post, “No Exam Life Insurance - How to Find Coverage If You Have Diabetes!” (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Lifeinsuranceelderly.com has released a new blog post explaining how to find life insurance for clients who have diabetes. Clients who have been diagnosed with type I or type II diabetes can now find affordable life insurance by comparing quotes. It is recommended to find a life insurance policy that offers a...

2014-07-21 23:06:36

National Non-Profit Partners with Local Business to Offer State’s First Free-to-Low-Cost Pop.UP Holistic Services Boulder, CO (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Pop.Earth, a New York-based non-profit providing free or low cost holistic services to children and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities, today announced the launch of their first out of state mobile Pop.UP Yoga classes in partnership with Colorado business Root Health. The first day of the...


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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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
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