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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...

2014-04-15 08:29:39

-- Forum Will Bring Together Influential Industry Executives Examining Leadership Strategies for the New Global Healthcare Environment -- NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vanguard Group for Leadership, an advisory group focused on fostering high-performance leadership, announced today the inaugural Vanguard Forum for Healthcare Leaders ('The Forum'), an invitation-only gathering of senior healthcare industry executives examining management strategies and learnings across an...

2014-04-15 04:20:24

AMSTERDAM, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Food ingredients (Fi) Vietnam is the latest event from the Fi Global brand and will take place on 21-23 May 2014 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. It is the only food industry exhibition in this region. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130723/629764-a ) More than 150 leading Vietnamese, regional and international suppliers of food ingredients will exhibit at the show, including leading companies such...

2014-04-14 12:30:12

Ryan Avery will sign new book at his alma mater, Colorado State University, to raise money for college scholarships RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, Ryan Avery, the 2012 Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking, will try to sign 5,000 copies of his new book in less than 10 hours in an attempt to break the current world record for the largest book signing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130222/MM64912LOGO The book signing will...

2014-04-14 10:45:48

New report describes climate change risks for northern Michigan forests In the last 100 years, Michigan has become warmer, with more rain coming through heavy downpours. Climate models suggest that the state will continue to warm and variability in precipitation patterns will increase, which will have consequences for the state’s forests. A new U.S. Forest Service report describes the potential risks and opportunities of climate change for forests in the eastern Upper Peninsula and...

2014-04-13 20:20:17

ST. LOUIS, April 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) called the shootings earlier today at two Jewish community centers near Kansas City, which left three people dead, "an unspeakable and heinous act of violence" and called on the public not to draw any conclusions until authorities have released the results of the investigation. While authorities have not yet determined whether the incidents were a hate crime, ADL remains in close contact with...

2014-04-10 12:22:26

VANCOUVER, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Highlights of the Report -- Safety record: Excellent - zero lost time injuries in the year -- Community: Well engaged and maximizing local opportunities for employment -- Environment: Land use, biodiversity studies, water & waste management, mine closure planning -- Employees: Human rights assessment, fair treatment, benefits, training & localization...

2014-04-09 23:25:13

Social Solutions Global, Inc., a Baltimore-based software firm providing industry-leading performance management tools to more than 16,000 human service providers, today announced the launch of its Volunteer Impact Program (VIP), their corporate volunteer program that provides Social Solutions employees with paid time to volunteer in their communities. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Social Solutions Global, Inc., a Baltimore-based software firm providing industry-leading performance...

2014-04-08 13:08:14

Responsible research has been put firmly on the political agenda with, for instance, EU's Horizon 2020 program in which all research projects must show how they contribute responsibly to society. New research from the University of Copenhagen reveals that the scientists themselves place great emphasis on behaving responsibly; they just disagree on what social responsibility in science entails. Responsibility is, in other words, a matter of perspective. “We have, on the one hand,...


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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
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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