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WHO statement by the Director-General on the health situation in Gaza (Popularity: )
The World Health Organization (WHO) is concerned about the health situation in and around Gaza and the suffering this has caused for civilian populations in the area. In Gaza, the lack of electrical power, arising from a fuel shortage, and restrictions on the movement of people and goods, including medicines, jeopardize the continuity of basic health care and curtail access to specialist care outside Gaza. Frequent electricity cuts and the ...

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increases (Popularity: )
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. increased 1.1 percent in November to 112.4 (2004=100), following a 0.4 percent increase in October, and a 0.6 percent increase in September.Says Ataman Ozyildirim, economist at The Conference Board: "November's sharp increase in the LEI, the fifth consecutive gain, is an early sign that the expansion is gaining momentum and spreading. Nearly all components rose in November. Continuing strength in ...

Another Successful Event at the Cannes Film Festival from GBK Productions (Popularity: )
At this year's Cannes Film Festival Los Angeles based GBK Productions (formally GBK Events) gifted celebrities $30,000 worth of swag. www.GBKProductions.com The gift showroom was stationed at the beautiful celebrity hangout, the Magestic 59 which overlooks the glimmering Mediterranean. Press junkets took place at Magestic's dock directly outside of the gift suite. Celebrities spotted at the Magestic were Penelope Cruz, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jean Reno, Dwayne Johnson (aka the Rock), ...

First Certified Green Cleaning Services Span the US (Popularity: )
Green Seal, Inc. today announces three cleaning services, in Maryland, Wisconsin and Washington, have been awarded certification under GS-42, its environmental standard for green cleaning services that help protect human health and the environment. After a stringent application process and an on-site audit, three major US cleaning services are now licensed to provide a Green Seal-Certified service to their customers. "Certification under GS-42 proves that a service uses products and ...

9th Annual CANstruction(R) Competition Features Structures Built From Full Cans of Food; 50,000 Cans Used in Structures, Then Donated to Area Food Banks (Popularity: )
CANstruction(R) is the most unique food drive in the world and here in St. Louis. Architects, engineers and builders from all over the St. Louis area will strut their design and construction genius to see whose team can build the most spectacular structure using little more than full cans of food.All this design talent is put to the test to make a difference in the cause to fight hunger in ...

More Than One-Third of Parents Concerned Teens' Exposure to Media Hinders Parent/Child Communication about Dangers of Drug and Alcohol Use (Popularity: )
New omnibus(1) research from the Partnership for a Drug-Free America shows that more than one-third of parents are concerned that TV (38 percent), computers (37 percent) and video games (33 percent) make it harder for them to communicate with their media-engrossed teens about risky behaviors, like drug and alcohol use. The survey of more than 1,200 parents also confirms that a quarter or more are worried that newer forms of ...

Expert Do's and Don’t for College Students Facing Credit Card Deluge (Popularity: )
College students are the #1 target of banks issuing credit cards with incentives like free t-shirts, movie tickets and shopping coupons." says Howard Dvorkin, MBA, CPA president and founder of Consolidated Credit, a non-profit credit counseling agency. Some colleges have banned credit card operators from campus. Others invite them since the college gets a kick-back revenue from the card issuers. The newest generation of adults isn't showing much promise in ...

Illinois Worst in Nation for Late Payments to Human Service Nonprofits (Popularity: )
Illinois is the worst state in the nation for late payments to nonprofit human service providers, according to a new report released today by the Urban Institute. Illinois also ranks in the bottom nationally in two other key indicators of program quality: payments failing to cover the cost of services and unilateral changes by government to contract terms mid-stream."Illinois is failing its residents just at the time when they need ...

CAIR: NY Groups to Announce Coalition in Support of Park51, Religious Freedom (Popularity: )
On Wednesday, August 25, more than 40 prominent organizations, civic groups, leaders and religious and interfaith groups will join together to announce the creation of a coalition in support of religious freedom and diversity and to rebuff the increasingly strident opposition to a proposed Islamic center near Ground Zero. New York Neighbors for American Values embraces the American constitutional values of religious freedom, diversity and equality. We stand together today ...

American Red Cross and American Heart Association Jointly Announce Revised First Aid Guidelines (Popularity: )
The American Red Cross and American Heart Association today announced changes to guidelines for administering first aid. Among the revisions are updated recommendations for the treatment of snake bites, anaphylaxis (shock), jellyfish stings and severe bleeding. The First Aid Guidelines are being published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.Volunteer experts from more than 30 national and international organizations joined the Red Cross and the American Heart Association in ...