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2014-02-25 12:26:47

The World's First Medically-Guided Search Engine Provides Reliable, Crowd-Sourced Medical Condition and Treatment Information LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CureCrowd, the first and most advanced medically-guided search engine, is helping patients receive reliable answers to their questions about medical conditions or treatments. By arranging a myriad of online records and medical surveys into statistical data, CureCrowd researches, compares, and compiles all modalities...

2014-02-25 08:20:12

More than 49,000 hours of time donated to Canadian charities MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - In keeping with its ongoing commitment to supporting the communities where it operates, UPS once again went beyond solely offering financial support in 2013. Encouraging staff to donate their time and skills to give back to their communities is at the foundation of UPS's corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy and an area it continues to go above and beyond. UPS employees...

2014-02-22 23:00:36

"With the highest rate of pregnancy-associated deaths among all 50 states, Georgia proposes dangerous anti-woman policies while women continue to die. Over 35 organizations rally together in opposition at the Georgia State Capitol on 2/25 at 11:30am," according to the Feminist Women's Health Center. Atlanta, Geogia (PRWEB) February 22, 2014 On Tuesday, February 25 at 11:30am, over 35 organizations and hundreds of their members will rally together at the State Capitol. The...

2014-02-17 08:29:13

Social network for volunteers saw significant increases in user base, participating nonprofits and universities, and global usage ITHACA, N.Y., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GiveGab, the social network for volunteers based in Ithaca, NY, today announced a record-breaking year in 2013. Key performance highlights include: -- Total user base increased 837% -- Participating nonprofits increased 232% -- Increased to 200+ participating Universities -- Global usage across all 6...

Social Connections In The Elderly Promote Better Health
2014-02-17 04:52:25

William Harms, University of Chicago Feeling extreme loneliness can increase an older person's chances of premature death by 14 percent, according to research by John Cacioppo, professor of psychology at the University of Chicago. Cacioppo and his colleagues' work shows that the impact of loneliness on premature death is nearly as strong as the impact of disadvantaged socioeconomic status, which they found increases the chances of dying early by 19 percent. A 2010 meta-analysis showed...

2014-02-13 23:27:57

Bernard Bushell in his new book: The Formula, How I Found It and What It Can Do For You, outlines a relationship formula for Valentine’s Day consideration in understanding the same or opposite sex. (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 With the divorce rate of over 50% of marriages, according to the CDC, and the rate of divorce being instituted by women in the 70% plus range, according to the American Bar Association, Bernard Bushell in his new book: The Formula, How I Found It and What It Can Do...

2014-02-13 23:21:09

Celebrate the winners and honorable mentions of PR News' CSR Awards program at the April 7 luncheon in Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 PR News is thrilled to announce the finalists of its annual CSR Awards. The winners and honorable mentions of this awards program will be saluted at the CSR Awards Luncheon on April 7, 2014 from noon to 2 p.m. at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. View finalists: http://www.prnewsonline.com/CSR-Luncheon2014 This...

2014-02-11 08:29:11

NEW YORK, February 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Leadership Philosophy Offers Fresh Perspective Author and leadership expert, Steve Rush, caught the eye of the Welsh Government Assembly in the UK, with the publication of his book Leadership Cake: A Recipe for Success in Leadership. Rush will be presenting the Leadership Cake philosophy at a global launch event in the British Consulate in New York City on Thursday, February 27, 2014. His audience is...

2014-02-05 23:26:44

Chicago based custom gift basket company, Thoughtful Presence, is joining the American Heart Association by donating 10% of all February sales in an effort to raise funds and awareness for the fight against heart disease. Niles, IL (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Thoughtful Presence, a unique gift basket based in Chicago, IL, has kicked off a month long fundraising campaign to support the American Heart Association. For the past 10 years, the American Heart Association has dedicated the month...

2014-02-05 23:25:51

RingingCedarsofRussia.org announced today that the English publication of the highly anticipated Ringing Cedars of Russia Book 10 is postponed indefinitely. The Ringing Cedars of Russia Book Series has a devoted following across the globe, with several books in the series translated into multiple languages. (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 RingingCedarsofRussia.org, the official website of the Ringing Cedars of Russia, announced today that the English publication of Ringing Cedars of Russia Book...


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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