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2014-09-11 16:24:01

In 'A Foolish Consistency,' children grieve a mother's death and a family learns not only that they can survive tragedy but find joy on the other side SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In her debut novel, A Foolish Consistency, author Andrea Weir uses her own childhood loss to explore the process of grieving and the importance of working through feelings of pain and sorrow rather than trying to avoid them. Weir was only 11 years old when her mother died, and she...

2014-09-03 23:11:25

Families are today demanding simple and affordable alternatives resulting in a huge loss of profits to the once traditional funeral home. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 DFS Memorials now has a nationwide network of over 85 cremation providers in strategic locations, enabling us to help families nationwide arrange a direct cremation at a low cost. The average spend on a traditional funeral is in the region of $8,000 (NFDA) but for cremation it is nearer to $3,000 (CANA)....

2014-08-27 16:25:49

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As if adolescence is not difficult enough, a teen's life becomes even more complex when a father, mother or other significant person dies. It's a life-shattering experience faced by one in 10 children before the age of 18. While all young people struggle with such losses, teenagers often have a particularly difficult time adjusting after the death of a loved one. Teens often try to mask their grief to avoid appearing vulnerable, especially...

2014-08-06 23:10:13

Grief expert, Edy Nathan MA, LCSW, uncovers the connection between grief and sex. Nathan gives 5 warning signs that sex may be used to cope with grief. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Sex and grief have a relationship that is rarely spoken about. Men and women often have different ways they cope with their stressors. This is true with grief and, in some cases, it is apparent that sex may be used to cope with the ravages of loss. Sexual desire, also known as libido, is affected...

3D-Printed Anatomy May Replace Cadavers For Medical Training
2014-07-14 13:00:31

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online Three-dimensional printing may soon replace human cadavers in the study of gross human anatomy in the world's medical schools. The practice of learning on medical cadavers is a rite of passage in the medical education community that is instrumental in informing students on the complex inner workings of the muscular, skeletal and circulatory systems of the human body. Medical schools rely on good-natured individuals who bequeath...

2014-06-29 23:02:07

Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, an experienced casket manufacturer in the global market, has unveiled its latest collection of funeral products. In addition, all the brand new items are offered at discounted prices, up to 30% off. (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, an experienced casket manufacturer in the global market, has unveiled its latest collection of funeral products. In addition, all the brand new items are offered at discounted prices, up to 30% off. There...

2014-06-28 23:02:08

Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, an outstanding casket manufacturer in the current market, has unveiled its new assortment of top quality urns. (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, an outstanding casket manufacturer in the current market, has unveiled its new assortment of top quality urns. What's more, it has decided to launch a promotion for these high quality urns. They are now all offered with discounted prices, up to 25% off. According to the company’s sales...

2014-06-24 12:28:24

Enables Families to Virtually Plan and Collaborate, Connect With End-of-Life Resources and Network of Service Providers SAN FRANCISCO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Passare, Inc. today announced the official launch of the company, which will transform both the way funeral homes will operate in the 21(st) century and the service experience for families. The industry's first and most comprehensive End-of-Life Management Platform, Passare connects families with resources and a network...

2014-06-18 23:16:29

Losing a child can be a parent's worst nightmare and the grief that occurs afterwards can be difficult. Grief expert, Edy Nathan Ma, LCSW, gives 10 do's and don'ts for parents who are suffering the loss of their child. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Child loss is an atypical loss experienced by a parent. The natural order of life is violated when a parent outlives their child. This creates an emotional disruption that effects the essence of being alive. The death...

2014-06-10 23:17:36

For many, Father's Day can be a difficult holiday, especially, for those who have lost their dad. Grief expert, Edy Nathan MA, LCSW, announces 5 strategies to cope for those grieving on this commemorative day. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 It is never easy when a father dies. Regardless of the age of that parent, the experience of grief takes an emotional toll. The role of the father shifts across socio-economic, educational and ethnic lines. The mourning process differs...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.