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2013-04-25 20:19:00

Researchers at Wayne State University, in collaboration with Illinois Institute of Technology, recently published a study advising clinical gerontologists in the field to be aware of older adults´ needs for assessment of financial exploitation or its potential when working with highly vulnerable individuals. Financial exploitation of the elderly is on the rise according to the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, and the numbers are expected to continue to grow as Baby...

2013-04-19 14:22:51

A new study with college roommates shows that a particular style of thinking that makes people vulnerable to depression can actually “rub off” on others, increasing their symptoms of depression six months later. The research, from psychological scientists Gerald Haeffel and Jennifer Hames of the University of Notre Dame, is published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Studies show that people who respond negatively to...

Several Species Of Alaskan Birds Vulnerable To Changing Climate
2013-04-03 14:21:49

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As the forces of climate change continue to shape the planet, conservationist groups are focusing on how these trends may affect the viability of different animal species. According to a new report from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), many of the breeding bird species in Alaska will experience a marked change to their populations by 2050. Based on their assessment, the WCS estimates that two species will become "highly"...

2013-02-20 23:01:23

Goverlan helps the Graves County School District IT Department patch Java7u10 zero-day vulnerabilities, improve time to resolution despite shrinking budget, and reduce energy footprint. Miami, FL (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 PJ Technologies today announced that the IT Department at Graves County School District is using Goverlan to support its 14 schools in Graves County, Kentucky. With three systems administrators in charge of supporting an entire school district, comprised of 18 locations...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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