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2012-11-05 12:26:33

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanford Heisler, LLP, today added six additional female plaintiffs to the $100 million gender discrimination employment class action complaint the firm initially filed in July against New York-based Forest Laboratories, Inc., and Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The amended complaint was filed in the federal court for the Southern District of New York this morning. It increases the number of named plaintiffs to ten and provides additional...

2012-11-01 15:25:23

OTTAWA/TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - On November 16, 2012, the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) and the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) will present a special, one-day Symposium entitled The New Science of Child Development, which will explore the multi-faceted factors shaping the health, education, and psychological well-being of children. Ten leading experts from across Canada and the United States will gather in Ottawa to share perspectives from the fields of...

2012-11-01 07:37:27

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The War on Women is not just political campaign rhetoric leading up to the 2012 election. According to a poll commissioned by Rad Campaign, a web agency that works with advocacy nonprofits, and conducted by Lincoln Park Strategies, large numbers of Black men and Hispanic women, among others, agree that a group of lawmakers in Washington have been working to curb women's rights to contraception, abortion, and equal pay for equal work. The poll results,...

2012-10-26 07:23:55

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Therapeutics (Prime), a pharmacy benefit management company, has been honored alongside other recipients of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces(TM) Award at a gala held at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco, California, on October 25, 2012. This annual award recognizes top employers that display leadership and innovation towards engaging their employees. "At Prime Therapeutics, we believe engaged employees are a...

2012-10-24 11:23:59

NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DoSomething.org, the largest U.S. organization for teens and social change, releases "The DoSomething.org Index on Young People & Volunteering 2012: The Year of Friends with Benefits" today. Ninety three percent of teens say they want to volunteer; but a far smaller percentage of young people actually do volunteer. This Index exposes why some teens and college students volunteer and why some don't, and gives insight into how to close that gap....

2012-10-24 04:02:39

The Mission Of Professional Life Coach Certification School Holistic Learning Center´s Inner-Net Of One Abundance Exchange Program Is To Help Co-Create A Global Transformation In Consciousness. Forked River, NJ (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 Professional life coach certification school Holistic Learning Center has launched its Inner-net of One Abundance Exchange Program to license students, clients, independent life coaches and all interested parties to distribute its HuMethod Self-mastery...

2012-10-23 11:22:57

BOSTON, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to corporate social responsibility (CSR), consumers want more than aspirational mission statements. According to the newly released 2012 Cone Communications Corporate Social Return Trend Tracker, 84 percent of Americans hold companies accountable for producing and communicating the results of CSR commitments by going beyond the mission to robustly communicate progress against well-defined purpose. (Logo:...

2012-10-19 04:03:55

Maternal & Family Health Services, Inc. (MFHS) announces the panel of speakers at its 41st Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors and Community Luncheon. The Luncheon will take place on Thursday, October 25th, 2012 at The Woodlands Inn & Resort, Wilkes-Barre and will feature a special forum on building and nurturing an inclusive community by embracing diversity and cultural competency. Speakers include Jessica González-Rojas, Executive Director of the National Latina...

2012-10-10 21:12:14

Women who have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM) have a significantly lower sexual quality of life finds a new study published today (10 October) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. FGM is defined as any procedure 'involving partial or total removal of the external female genitalia without medical reasons'. This study, carried out by researchers at King's College London, looks at the impact of FGM on the sexual quality of life of women who have...

2012-10-10 07:32:09

WATERLOO, Ontario, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gentlemen, great news. It's not our fault. Gender differences in gift giving appear to emerge early in life. According to researchers, the gift giving instinct is cultivated early in life among young girls, who typically shop with their mothers, helping to select and wrap gifts. Boys, on the other hand, were often unaware of what the gift was. This pattern of behavior, established early in life, carries through to adulthood undermining men's...