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No Significant Connection Found Between Mental Illness And Crime
2014-04-21 12:39:59

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Are mental illness and crime linked? According to a recent study published by the American Psychological Association, only 7.5 percent of all crimes were directly related to a serious mental disorder. In the analysis, researchers studied 429 crimes that were committed by 143 different offenders with three types of mental illness. Based on the results, the study authors stated that three percent of the crimes these individuals...

2014-04-18 23:02:11

NoBullying releases today the Complete Guide to The Bullying Husband - http://nobullying.com/are-you-bullied-by-a-spousebfgf-learn-to-recognize-the-signs/. London, UK (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 A relationship is the coming together of two people in love to make decisions about money, career and family. The couple uses trust, understanding and cooperation to plan for their future. Each is concerned with the others dreams and future happiness. One person should never use threats or intimidation...

2014-04-18 12:24:06

Overnight Reputation has announced that they are launching a new white label reputation management service. The service is designed with the intention of assisting other reputation management firms in any number of aspects as they implement and execute a reputation management campaign. MADERA, Calif., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Industry leader Overnight Reputation has announced the launch of a new white label reputation management service. The service is designed to assist...

2014-04-17 23:13:09

As the leading organization focused on growing and training the recovery workforce, the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA) applauds the Congress for including in the “Protecting Access to Medicare Act” (PAMA; H.R. 4302) provisions that will improve delivery of behavioral health services, but expresses concern regarding sections that may be used to expand involuntary treatment. McLean, VA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 As the leading organization focused on growing and training the...

2014-04-17 23:11:51

VolunteerMatch, the web's largest volunteer engagement network, and TechSoup Global, the international network that leverages technology to help build the capacity of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), announced today a collaboration to increase social impact across the globe. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 VolunteerMatch, the web's largest volunteer engagement network, and TechSoup Global, the international network that leverages technology to help build the...

2014-04-17 23:00:17

Mother of four, Vickie Erickson, pens anti-bullying children’s book. Centuria, WI (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 According to NBC News, the effects of bullying can linger in a child’s life long after the bullying has ended. How can we help children defend themselves without using violence? “Hal Knows Martial Arts” by Vickie Erickson is an insightful children’s book that teaches the benefits of martial arts and self-defense. Readers follow 11-year-old Hal Johnson as he attends martial...

2014-04-16 23:14:58

Former divorce litigator applies insider knowledge of the system to assist in guiding clients towards a “smoother” divorce using alternative dispute resolution techniques. Great Neck, New York (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 For more than seventeen years, Sheryl-Anne Sastow has been practicing law and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) techniques. She helps divorcing couples get through the most difficult times in their lives and assists families resolve their disputes. As a trained...

2014-04-16 23:10:42

Survey & Ballot Systems to host online seminar that demonstrates how web elections can help co-ops boost participation, engage younger members and improve voting efficiencies. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Survey & Ballot Systems (SBS), a leading provider of election services and secure Internet voting systems, today announced that it will host a live webinar Wednesday, April 30, 2014. The online event, titled Online Voting for Cooperatives will examine how co-ops are...

2014-04-16 14:06:40

Young people who conform most strongly to norms of masculinity and femininity—the most "feminine" girls and the most "masculine" boys—are significantly more likely than their peers to engage in behaviors that pose cancer risks, according to a new study led by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers. The most feminine teenage girls use tanning beds more frequently and are more likely to be physically inactive, while the most masculine teenage boys are more likely to use chewing...

2014-04-15 23:14:18

Metcalf & Associates, Inc., announced today that the Innovative Leadership Workbook for Emerging Leaders and Managers, written by CEO Maureen Metcalf, was one of two texts used in the “2014 Leadership 500 Excellence” Award Winning Program. The program conducted by Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services (ODJFS) was named number three in the government and military category. Columbus, Ohio 43202 (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 According to HR.com, “For the past 30 years, Leadership...

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10 Tips To A Great Summer
2012-07-16 20:56:36

With the start of summer upon us, we start thinking of things to do on the weekend and how to keep the kids busy. Here are a few things that may just help accomplish that and also to stay safe during this summer. #1 Weather is always a big player in whichever season it maybe, but the summer is a when the United States experiences some of its most severe weather such as Tornadoes and Hurricanes. The best tip for this is to be prepared. If the National Weather Service issues a watch or...

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Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'