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2014-09-12 08:24:09

Professional Hair Care Brand Encourages Others to Share Their Scene Stealing Moments through New York City Activations and Interactive Contest CHATSWORTH, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sexy Hair, the professional hair care brand and creator of the best-selling and award-winning Big Sexy Hair Spray & Play hairspray, launches a celebratory campaign to honor the 60(th) anniversary of the day Marilyn Monroe shot one of the most iconic moments in film history. The scene in...

2014-09-10 23:12:22

Suicide is the leading cause of death of people with schizophrenia Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 During Suicide Prevention Week, September 8 - 12 and Worldwide Suicide Prevention Day on September 10, 2014, author Janice Holly Booth reflects on the loss of a mentally ill friend to suicide. “Janet was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia but she would not take her medications,” says Booth. “She attempted to kill herself by jumping off a bridge, but was apprehended and...

2014-09-09 23:04:46

20 Lounge Has Gone Iconic; Del Mar Welcomes New Glamour Concept SAN DEIGO, Calif. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 A new luxury nail lounge has opened in Del Mar, Calif. offering clients nail treatments with a glamorous yet affordable twist. Marilyn MonroeTM Spas, a national company that transforms traditional spa and salon concepts under the iconic Marilyn Monroe brand, has opened its Marilyn MonroeTM 20 Nail Lounge in Del Mar Highlands at 12925 El Camino Real in San Diego. “We are excited...

2014-09-09 16:26:13

The NCSP promotes World Suicide Prevention Day with suicide prevention campaign MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Council for Suicide Prevention launched the Take 5 to Save Lives campaign (www.take5tosavelives.org) to recognize and support World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD), which is held annually on September 10. Take5ToSaveLives.org is a website that encourages everyone to take five minutes to learn about suicide prevention and share what they...

2014-09-09 08:27:53

Suicide survivor Jeannette Rizzi single-handedly opens hearts and wallets to raise awareness. LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida native, comedienne, and suicide survivor and activist Jeannette Rizzi has spent the last three years surveying the country documenting lives lost to suicide and those lives affected, including her own. "At the age of sixteen, my best friend committed suicide," explained Rizzi. "It's taken me just as long to accept it, understand it and to...

2014-09-08 23:10:51

Nicole Skuba’s Another Kind of Free: Suicide Prevention in the Wake of Robin Williams’ Death will be published on September 10, 2014, National Suicide Prevention Day, by Difference Press. Leesburg, VA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Nicole Skuba’s Another Kind of Free: Suicide Prevention in the Wake of Robin Williams’ Death will be published on September 10, 2014, National Suicide Prevention Day, by Difference Press in e-book format. Skuba’s book is part suicide prevention self-help...

2014-09-05 20:21:05

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each Mind Matters: California's Mental Health Movement is uniting Californians across the state to increase awareness that suicide is preventable and put tools to prevent suicide within reach during the 40(th) Annual Suicide Prevention Week, September 8(th) to 14(th), 2014. Each Mind Matters offers Californians the tools to support Suicide Prevention Week throughout the entire month of September: -- Across California, many local...

2014-09-04 23:11:13

National mental health and suicide expert, Lucinda Bassett, highlights the shortcomings of the US healthcare system for those struggling with mental illness, and why she believes greater access to inpatient treatment is a key for long-term recovery and suicide prevention in the wake of Robin Williams' death. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Following the recent suicide of actor Robin Williams, national mental health expert...

2014-09-03 12:31:24

DC Resident, University of Chicago Alumnus Named to Board of Compassion & Choices WASHINGTON and CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- David N. Cook, a veteran attorney and supporter of the end-of-life choice movement, has joined the board of directors of the nation's leading end-of-life choice organization, Compassion & Choices. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140903/142485 Cook's distinguished legal career has spanned more than 40 years since he earned his...

2014-08-31 23:03:47

On August 22, 2014, Not Dead Yet submitted a Disability Rights friend-of-the-court brief in support of the New Mexico Attorney General’s appeal seeking to overturn a district court ruling that the New Mexico constitution contains a right to assisted suicide (Morris v. King, Case No. 33,630, Court of Appeals of the State of New Mexico). Six other national disability rights organizations joined in the brief: ADAPT, the American Association of People with Disabilities, the Autistic Self...


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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