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The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index(R) Edges Up (Popularity: )
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index®, which had declined in October, increased slightly in November. The Index now stands at 49.5 (1985=100), up from 48.7 in October. The Present Situation Index was virtually unchanged at 21.0 versus 21.1 last month. The Expectations Index increased to 68.5 from 67.0 in October.The Consumer Confidence Survey® is based on a representative sample of 5,000 U.S. households. The monthly survey is conducted for The ...

CUNA/CFA 10th Annual Survey of Consumer Holiday Spending Attitudes, Plus Spending Tips (Popularity: )
Consumers plan to spend more during the holidays this year than during the depths of the recession a year ago, but their spending is still expected to be more restrained than in prior years, according to the tenth annual holiday spending survey conducted by the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) and the Credit Union National Association (CUNA).This year 43% of consumers said they intend to cut back their holiday spending, ...

River Blindness (Onchocerciasis) Reduced By Nearly One-Third In At-Risk Populations In Six Countries (Popularity: )
A regional initiative launched in the 1990s to eliminate onchocerciasis (river blindness) in the Americas has substantially reduced the prevalence of the disease in recent years, as evidenced by a 31% decrease in the number of individuals requiring mass drug administration in six endemic countries. Results were reported today at the 58th annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH).The reported progress reflects the success of ...

Association for Women in Communications Launches Search for 100 Women of Note (Popularity: )
In celebration of its 100th Anniversary, the Association for Women in Communications (AWC) launched 100 Women of Note, a program designed to recognize remarkable women communicators who made their mark over the past century. The announcement was made at AWC's annual conference held Oct 15-17, 2009 in Seattle, WA, where the organization began 100 years ago.The 100 Women of Note program celebrates AWC's 100-year history (1909-2009) of championing the advancement ...

14 Cities in 7 Days...6,100 Miles...More Than 70 Teens Changing Their World... (Popularity: )
September 12 marks the 3rd annual National Day of Encouragement, a day on which everyone is reminded to be deliberately encouraging to the people in their lives through words, actions and reactions.Conceptualized by teens in 2007, the day counters the discouragement facing teens, and everyone, in society today. "If we will decide to encourage rather than criticize; if we will make kind acts and thoughtfulness a part of our daily ...

DS Waters of America, Inc. Partners With Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) (Popularity: )
DS Waters of America, Inc., a leader in the home and office bottled water, filtration and office coffee delivery service today announced it has entered a three-year alliance with Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R), the world's largest breast cancer advocacy group. Through its home and office bottled water brands, DS Waters will make a $30.00 donation to Komen for the Cure for every new customer who starts service under ...

State, National Nursing Home Caregivers: Medicare Funding Cut to Long Term Care Will Jeopardize Vital Staffing Positions and Compromise Care for New Mexico's Seniors (Popularity: )
Area nursing home caregivers, residents and family members gathered with representatives of a national coalition of nursing home clinicians today at Rio Rancho Care and Rehabilitation Center to sign a petition to members of the New Mexico Congressional delegation asking for their support in ensuring that Medicare funding for nursing home care remains sufficient for delivering quality care for seniors and protecting local caregiver jobs.Under current U.S. House of Representatives ...

The Law Office of John H. Darrow, your personal injury lawyer in Seattle (Popularity: )
The Law Office of John H. Darrow, your Seattle area lawyer focusing on personal injury, commercial auto accident and car accident cases for over 20 years. John Darrow is a Seattle based attorney who has focused his entire career on ensuring people get a fair settlement from the insurance companies when faced with a personal injury, car accident or commercial auto accident claim.John H. Darrow is a 1986 graduate of ...

Get Ready to Walk Like MADD to Eliminate Drunk Driving (Popularity: )
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) hosted Walk Like MADD 5K, a noncompetitive fundraising walk in Denver on Saturday, August 1st. The walk began at 9 a.m. at Sloan's Lake and raised funds and rallied support for MADD's Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving."We aim to eliminate drunk driving and we needed support from the community today to do just that," said Emily Tompkins, State Executive Director.The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration ...

The Ensign Group Announces Appointment of Healthcare Industry Leader to Board of Directors (Popularity: )
The Ensign Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENSG), the parent company of the Ensign(TM) group of skilled nursing, rehabilitative care services and assisted living companies, today announced the appointment of Van R. Johnson to the Company's board of directors.Mr. Johnson has served for more than 38 years in leadership capacities with two of the United States' leading healthcare providers. He most recently served for 25 years at Sutter Health, a non-profit health ...