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Key findings documented in American Medical Association's Journal of Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness 60% of children - as many as 20,000 - displaced by Katrina either have serious emotional disorders, behavioral issues and/or are experiencing significant housing instability
LONDON, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The subject of Australian immigration has been a hot topic during the run up to the Australian election, with both candidates showing a resolve to protect the Australian way of life by monitoring immigration if elected. Current prime minister, Julia Gillard and Coalition leader, Tony Abbott have both been reticent to explain their policies in relation to how reducing Australian immigration might affect New Zealanders.
MANCHESTER, England, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The growth of the Internet could mean that more people than ever before will buy gold bullion online. As the popularity of gold as an investment continues to soar, internet exchanges are making the process more accessible and simple. Gold Made Simple is leading the way, with a pared down site which has simplified the entire buying process. Gold Made Simple offers customers the choice of gold bars and coins from as little as 89 pounds, up to 400,000...
Farm Aid Board Member John Mellencamp Makes Public Invitation Asking Smiley to Host Annual Benefit Concert CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Award- winning broadcaster Tavis Smiley has been tapped by Farm Aid, the country's leading champion for family farmers, to host the organization's 25th anniversary concert, which will celebrate the positive, sustainable future that family farmers are growing through their hard work every day.
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- County District Attorney Steve Cooley is no stranger to public corruption. Now a candidate for the office of California Attorney General, he launched a massive investigation into political corruption in the tiny City of Bell California. Other corruption issues could overshadow Bell and his candidacy for Attorney General. Full Disclosure Network has produced video programs for public cable TV covering LA County Corruption, featured also on our we...
JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Consumers Energy reminds qualifying residents that September 30 is the deadline to file for a State of Michigan Home Heating Credit. "Qualifying Michigan residents can get help paying their heating bills through a Michigan Home Heating Credit," said Debra Harmon, Consumers Energy's customer assistance coordinator. Information on how to apply for a credit is being provided with bills that Consumers Energy customers receive in August. Informatio...
WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement by Gordon Felt, President, Families of Flight 93: "We are deeply honored that First Lady Michelle Obama will join with Former First Lady Laura Bush and all of us on September 11th to honor the heroes of Flight 93. Their recognition places our personal loss in its truest and most meaningful context."
SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) has partnered with MonkeySee.com to provide a series of seven free online educational videos on how to manage and overcome stress and anxiety. Anxiety disorders are the most common psychiatric illnesses affecting children, and some 40 million American adults suffer from them. Even though the disorders are highly treatable, only about one- third of those suffering receive treatment.
NEW YORK, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pink OTC Markets Inc. (OTCQX: PINK), the financial information and technology services company that operates the leading electronic quotation and trading system in the U.S. OTC securities market, today announced that Desert Gold Ventures (OTCQX: DAUGF, TSX.V: DAU), a Canadian-based mineral resources company, is now trading on the OTC market's highest tier, OTCQX(R). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090708/NY43125LOGO )
GAINESVILLE, Mo., Aug,. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ancient Coin Collectors Guild's (ACCG) legal actions against the Department of State (DOS) have been vindicated in the paper, Unveiling the Executive Branch's Extralegal Cultural Property Policy by Stephen K. Urice (Associate Professor at the University of Miami School of Law) and Andrew Adler (adjunct Professor at the University of Miami School of Law): http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1658519
More than 1 million customers supported the campaign held at Macy's stores nationwide WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2010 Book A Brighter FutureTM campaign, RIF's largest customer supported campaign held at Macy's stores nationwide, raised more than $3 million to benefit the millions of children served by RIF. From June 30 - August 1, more than 1 million customers visited Macy's stores and gave $3 to support RIF. Macy's donated 100 percent of the funds to RIF.
Heifer joins millions of people, organizations and governments that support WSPA's movement to end animal cruelty and establish universal animal welfare standards BOSTON, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joining more than 2.2 million people and organizations worldwide, Heifer International today signed on to support the World Society for the Protection of Animals' (WSPA) "Animals Matter to Me" campaign - a movement to encourage changes in policies and legislation to improve animal welfare, ...
COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Precision Antibody(TM) announced today its selection by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to develop monoclonal antibodies to two species of Cryptosporidium ("Crypto"), an intestinal parasite that has emerged over the past 20 years as one of the most common causes of waterborne illness in the United States. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, between 2006-2008, Crypto was responsible for 42 p...
New Therapy Grants Program Announces Call for New Therapeutic and Medical Device Grant Applications for Upcoming Fall Awards MIDDLEBURG, Va., ,Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Epilepsy Therapy Project (ETP) and the Epilepsy Foundation (EF) today announced the latest grant recipients of its New Therapy Grants Program, a unique joint venture of the non-profit epilepsy organizations, to advance promising epilepsy research in clinical development. The grant awards, totaling approximately $2...
Cvs/Pharmacy and Minuteclinic Offer 'Flu Shots Your Way' at All Locations Nationwide ; Every Cvs/Pharmacy Location Now Providing Flu Shots; My Flu Shot Scheduler On Cvs.Com Lets Customers Make a Flu Shot Appointment at the Time, Date and Cvs Location of Their Choice; All Minuteclinic Locations Provide Flu Shots 7 Days Per Week with No Appointment Needed
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy, the nation's leading retail pharmacy, and MinuteClinic, the largest retail health care clinic provider in the U.S., today announced that flu vaccinations are now available at all of its locations nationwide. CVS/pharmacy has more than 7,000 locations and MinuteClinic has more than 500 locations inside select CVS/pharmacy stores. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/cv...
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (Uncg) Partners with Zipcar to Offer a Convenient and Economical Transportation Option ; 24/7 Car-Sharing Service Provides Environmental Benefits Through Congestion Mitigation
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) launched a new partnership with Zipcar Inc., providing the campus with access to the world's leading car-sharing service. The cost-effective and convenient transportation option is now available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to all students, staff, and faculty ages 18 and up and to community members 21 years and older. Zipcar is an environmentally friendly transportation alternative that ...
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Arch Coal Foundation today announced that it is continuing to underwrite its education-support programs in four states, according to Deck Slone, Arch Coal, Inc. vice president and Arch Coal Foundation president. The Foundation underwrites the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards program statewide in West Virginia and Wyoming and regionally in Utah. It also sponsors an innovative teaching grants program in Delta County, Colo.
CENTER CITY, Minn., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Studies show that one in five teenagers in a serious dating relationship reports being physically abused by his or her partner. This issue is so serious that Ohio Governor Ted Strickland has signed into law House Bill 19, or the Tina Croucher Act. Named for an Ohio teen who was murdered by her high school ex- boyfriend, Tina's Law requires Ohio schools to include information about violence in dating relationships in already existing haras...
Legalization by Wholesale Use of Administrative Powers Amounts to "Abuse of Power," Organizations Say in Letter to White House WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eighteen grassroots organizations representing millions of Americans today insisted that the Obama administration forego usage of narrow legal authorities as a means to legalize millions of illegal aliens.
GREENWICH, Conn., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Waters North America today announced it is the recipient of a 2010 Gold Connecticut Quality Improvement Award's (CQIA) Innovation Prize for its next-generation Eco-Shape(TM) half-liter bottle, which uses 25% less PET plastic than its predecessor Eco-Shape(TM) bottle and is among the most environmentally responsible packaged drink choices on the market. The CQIA is America's first and oldest state-level quality award using the Malcolm Baldrige N...
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