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Facebook: the Anti-Social Network?
June 2, 2012 – 12:42 pm | No Comment
Facebook: the Anti-Social Network?

Addiction Specialist Offers Tips for Overcoming
Tech Disconnection & Anxiety
Social media sites like Facebook connect users with old friends, new acquaintances and everyone in between. However, studies are revealing an inverse link with online connections and …

Check out the Exciting World of Public Relations!
April 28, 2012 – 12:34 pm | No Comment
Check out the Exciting World of Public Relations!

Read all about the world of Public Relations with careergirl Rose Han, a woman with a super-charged career in tinsel town Los Angeles. Think PR might be an area in which you want to work? …

Father Walks His Daughter To School Every Single School Day For 10 Years Straight!
April 27, 2012 – 11:35 am | No Comment
Father Walks His Daughter To School Every Single School Day For 10 Years Straight!

Delray Beach, FL, April 27, 2012 – On May 16, Frank McKinney will walk his daughter Laura to St. Vincent Ferrer School for the last time – a tradition that started over 1,650 walks ago, and …

Girl Scouts Now Encouraged to Make Their Own Badges!
April 14, 2012 – 12:07 pm | No Comment
Girl Scouts Now Encouraged to Make Their Own Badges!

New York, NY — Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) announces the Make Your Own Badge program, in which girls select a skill they want to learn then create the badge for that skill themselves. …

“Hunger Games” Grosses $68.25 Million on Friday
March 24, 2012 – 8:44 pm | No Comment
“Hunger Games” Grosses $68.25 Million on Friday

In the fifth highest grossing Friday-opening film of all time, the “Hunger Games” scored a HUGE box office success. For the one day, the film opened to 68.25 million in sales and an estimated $140 …

International Women’s Day – Dove is taking a stand on March 8th, are you?
March 7, 2012 – 9:57 pm | No Comment
International Women’s Day – Dove is taking a stand on March 8th, are you?

 

On March 8th, thousands of events will be held around the globe to celebrate achievements and inspire women.
Closer to home, Canadian women might not be aware of the profound impact they can have on the …

Canadian Skiers and Snowboarders Increasing Helmet Usage
February 29, 2012 – 7:16 pm | No Comment
Canadian Skiers and Snowboarders Increasing Helmet Usage

 
The Canadian Ski Council today released new survey results showing that 83.1% of Canadian skiers and snowboarders now wear helmets on a regular basis when they are skiing and snowboarding.  The online survey conducted in …

Journalist Marie Colvin Killed in Syria
February 23, 2012 – 9:47 am | No Comment
Journalist Marie Colvin Killed in Syria

Thursday, February 23, 2012
Yesterday, Wednesday February 22nd, veteran reported Marie Colvin was killed in the city of Homs, Syria, while covering the continuing civil uprising there. Ms. Colvin, 56, an American, worked for the Sunday …

Frank McKinney’s Survival to Thrival Tour
February 13, 2012 – 9:16 pm | No Comment
Frank McKinney’s Survival to Thrival Tour

Delray Beach, Florida, February 13, 2012- From January to February, real estate artist and philanthro-capitalist Frank McKinney will traverse the country in a tour bus, stopping at homeless shelters, soup kitchens and food pantries to …

“Life Skills” intervention may reduce HIV risk behaviors in a marginalized population
January 18, 2012 – 10:05 pm | No Comment
“Life Skills” intervention may reduce HIV risk behaviors in a marginalized population

January 18, 2012
Young transgender women are at increased risk for HIV infection due to factors related to stigma/marginalization and participation in risky sexual behaviors. To date, no HIV prevention interventions have been developed or proven …