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Oct 23, 2014, 08:45 ET image

Best Interests of the Children by Robert and Miriam Fertig Delves into America's Child Dependency System as Seen Through the Eyes of Guardians

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new book based on years of research by former Guardian ad Litem volunteers, Robert and Miriam Fertig, answers key questions that state governments, social workers, parents and taxpayers have been asking: - Why do parents abuse and neglect their children? Why are there so many repeat parental offenders? - Why must children...

Oct 23, 2014, 08:30 ET

"Hero" Preacher Protects Orphan Girls in Moldova Targeted by Sex Traffickers

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Today, thousands of girls across America will celebrate their...

Oct 23, 2014, 08:07 ET

Cutting Edge Genomic MS Research Earns Philip De Jager, MD, PhD, of Brigham and Women's Hospital / Harvard Medical School the 2014 Barancik Prize for Innovation in Multiple Sclerosis Research

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Philip L. De Jager, MD, PhD, Neurologist at Brigham and...

Oct 23, 2014, 08:04 ET

Pennsylvania State Lawmakers Support Consumers, Environment with New Electric Vehicle Legislation

MEDINA, Minn., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania General Assembly recently voted to expand the choices...

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