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2013-02-06 08:22:32

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Burns are among the most painful injuries and are responsible for sending thousands of people to hospitals each year. In observance of National Burn Awareness Week (Feb. 3 - 9), Safe Electricity encourages you to learn about scald prevention and water heating safety, as well as other electrical safety tips. Hot liquids and steam are responsible for scalding burns. Cooking, hot beverages, tap water, and bath water can all cause scalds. In...

2013-02-04 23:00:11

The Circle of Care Burn Foundation (“COCBF”) (http://www.circleofcareburnfoundation.org), announces its participation in Burn Awareness Week, from February 3-9. This annual campaign, sponsored by the American Burn Association (http://www.ameriburn.org/preventionBurnAwareness.php), is part of COCBF´s efforts to highlight the challenges and perseverance of senior burn survivors. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 04, 2013 The Circle of Care Burn Foundation (“COCBF”)...

2013-01-30 08:30:11

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Feb. 3-9, 2013 is Burn Awareness Week, and during this week, Shriners Hospitals for Children(® )will begin its annual burn prevention campaign. This year's focus is on teaching children to "Be Burn Aware," especially at home. The effort will include materials for children, as well as both general awareness and scald prevention information for parents and other concerned adults. Scald injuries are one of the most prevalent, and...

2013-01-03 08:26:22

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Did you get an activity/fitness tracker for Christmas, or pull out a device you already had, for help in keeping your New Year's resolution to finally kiss those extra pounds goodbye? If so, check your tracker's website to see what third-party apps your new Weight Loss BFF is connected to. You may find that the calorie burn measurements and other data collected by your body monitor can be integrated directly with other services that will help keep you...

2012-12-27 05:02:27

On December 25, 2012 MD247 issued an alert to all of its telemedicine program members regarding quick and clear methods by which to handle all minor household emergencies over the New Year's Eve holiday. Tampa Florida (PRWEB) December 26, 2012 On December 25, 2012 MD247 issued an alert to all of its telemedicine program members regarding quick and clear methods by which to handle all minor household emergencies over the New Year's Eve holiday. With the New Year's holida nearly upon here,...

2012-12-25 05:01:53

On December 23, 2012 MD247 issued an alert to all of its telemedicine program members regarding quick and clear methods by which to handle all kitchen emergencies over the Christmas holiday. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) December 24, 2012 On December 23, 2012 MD247 issued an alert to all of its telemedicine program members regarding quick and clear methods by which to handle all kitchen emergencies over the Christmas holiday. With the holidays nearly upon here, MD247 wanted to ask if the kitchen is...

2012-10-21 04:04:25

On October 8th, 2012 Herald Online published that the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (HPBA) announced an industry-wide safety initiative for the protection of children and adults from burns resulting from touching glass fronts on gas fireplaces. On May 2nd 2011 a class action suit was filed (case no. 3:11-cv-02146-EDL) in federal court in Oakland contending that owners of Valor fireplaces have suffered economic loss because they will need to install safeguards on the fireplaces to...

2012-10-16 11:23:15

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Living healthier by watching your calories as well as your calorie burn just got easier, thanks to new connectivity between the BodyMedia FIT armband-based body monitoring system and MyFitnessPal, the leading free resource helping people improve their health. Users of both systems can now link their accounts to consolidate key information from both sources, including MyFitnessPal's widely adopted food diary, providing one-stop online or mobile...

2012-10-10 11:21:27

MIAMI, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with Miami-Dade County, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, and the UM/JM Burn Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center, Florida Power & Light Company visited approximately 50 families in the Westchester neighborhood today to conduct free safety makeovers, evaluating potential for burns and other electrical and fire safety hazards. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120301/FL62738LOGO ) The "Safer Homes, Fewer Burns"...

2012-09-24 06:27:55

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International Medical Corps and ReSurge International announced at the 2012 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting a commitment to addressing the global burn crisis - a silent emergency that affects millions of people, primarily women and children. The first major NGO partnership to address the often neglected issue of burns, The Global Burn Project will improve health-worker training and provide better access for enhanced early...