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2014-02-26 23:32:59

Chicago based custom gift basket company, Thoughtful Presence, is promoting its unique collection of natural spa gift baskets with a special offer for the spring gift giving season. Niles, IL (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Chicago based gift basket company, Thoughtful Presence, kicked off its "Winter into Spring" promotion with free shipping on all Spa Gift Baskets. The spa gift collection features all natural bath and body products from Good Fortune Soap, Homespun Naturals, and...

2014-02-26 12:26:34

Ultra HHA Is Innocent Yet the FBI Raided Us WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday February 27, 2014 at 9 am, members of the Oruh family, Ultra Home Health Agency and supporters will come together to expose years of targeting and marginalization by the DC Department of Health (DCDOH) and now the Federal Bureau of Investigations of the small African immigrant family business that has been in operation since 2004 and has done so with integrity. The...

2014-02-25 23:22:45

Two Generations Into the Early Feminist Movement, 64% of Women Studied Feel Satisfied with Career Accomplishments with Significant Compromises Made Along the Way Burlingame, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 SheByShe™, a new women’s opinion site dedicated to giving women a voice, today announced the results of its “Wonder Woman: Work-Life Balance” survey, finding that the over 700 women studied mostly feel satisfied with career progress but that it comes at a significant cost. Of the...

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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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