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2014-01-02 16:20:03

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State health and emergency management officials are urging the public to pay attention to forecasts which currently call for snowfall across much of Pennsylvania today into Friday morning, followed by bitterly cold temperatures. "People who do travel should be certain to have essential items in their vehicle such as food, water and warm clothes to help contend with the potential for dangerous conditions if travel delays occur," said...

2013-06-03 23:18:52

With the summer travel season approaching, Scambook, the Internet´s leading consumer complaint resolution platform, is offering some guidelines to report unsafe drivers who are making travel this summer a bit worrisome for all. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 With the summer travel season approaching, Scambook, the Internet´s leading consumer complaint resolution platform, is offering some guidelines to report unsafe drivers who are making travel this summer a bit worrisome...

2012-10-24 04:03:20

From middle school through college, parents can rest slightly easier knowing their child has RealHelp on his or her iPhone. RealHelp Alerts can broadcast audio, location, and pictures in real time to dozens of pre-selected friends and family members; helping him or her get help quickly. Where teenagers may be hesitant to reach out to authorities in dangerous situations, RealHelp allows them to instantly reach out to friends and family. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 The RealHelp...

2012-08-16 02:22:19

Military Veterans, First Responders, 9/11 Family Members, General Public to Gather Today in Times Square to Unveil 30-Foot-Long "I Will" Sculpture, Make Personal Pledges to Pay Tribute and Remember Through Service to Others NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of people will gather throughout the day in Times Square, NYC today - along with countless others throughout social media -- to participate in the launch of this year's inspiring 9/11 Day "I Will"...

2012-05-24 06:22:06

IRVINE, Calif., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As we head into Memorial Day Weekend and summer temperatures rise, the dangers for children being seriously injured or even dying from being left alone inside a hot car also rise. That's why Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) has joined with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in an effort to reduce these deaths by reminding parents and caregivers about the dangers of heatstroke in young children. "More than half of all...

2012-03-14 22:01:38

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell research on ambulance use underscores need to urgently recognize stroke symptoms Nationwide ambulance use by patients suffering from a stroke has not changed since the mid-1990s, even though effective stroke treatments are now available. In a study published in this week's Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), researchers at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center found that the number of stroke victims transported via...

2011-11-16 22:20:37

Cardiologists are quick to point to statistics showing that the “door-to-balloon” treatment time for heart attack patients has dropped significantly in the past few years. But a retrospective study reveals that those who call 911 are most likely to have suffered a severe heart attack and despite receiving treatment quickly, they are still dying at unacceptable rates, say researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Results from the...

2011-09-06 11:05:00

Entertainers, Athletes Join The Growing National Chorus Urging Americans To Pay Tribute This 9/11 By Engaging In Charitable Service NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MyGoodDeed and HandsOn Network, lead organizers of the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance ("9/11 Day"), today announced the release of new "I Will" Public Service Advertising spots, part of the inspiring campaign to encourage all Americans to pay tribute on the 10-year anniversary of 9/11 by engaging in good...

2011-08-15 09:00:00

Inspiring campaign asks, "What will you do to remember?" NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a drive to organize the single largest day of charitable service in U.S. history in observance of the 10-year anniversary of 9/11, MyGoodDeed (www.911day.org), a leading 9/11 nonprofit organization, and HandsOn Network, the volunteer activation division of Points of Light Institute, today launched an inspiring national public service announcement (PSA) campaign. The campaign is...

2011-08-08 11:50:00

DENVER, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When: Thursday, August 11, 2011, 7:00 - 9:30 PM (MDT), with an encore airing immediately following at 9:30 PM - 12:00 AM (MDT). Live Streaming: Of special interest, Colorado Public Television (CPT12) will be streaming this live event at: http://www.cpt12.org/911pressfortruth. At this link, viewers can also view program details, join the discussion, and pledge support. "9/11 Press For Truth": Based in part on Paul Thompson's exhaustively researched...