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2011-06-07 09:00:00

HOUSTON, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston residents can now access the latest local traffic and weather updates without ever touching their mobile phones with this first-ever hands-free audio alert application by Global Alert Network (GAN). Global Alert Network has launched the first-ever hands-free audio alert application for mobile phones. The app is free to download and is currently available on Blackberry and Android devices through AppWorld and Android Market. The application...

2011-06-07 08:03:00

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After responding to a Wireless AMBER Alert that safely returned an abducted child to her family, LaJohnna Greenwood of Federal Way, Washington was honored with a VITA(TM) Wireless Samaritan Award. During the 17th Annual Achievement Awards dinner on Monday, June 6 in Washington, D.C., Greenwood was recognized for her efforts by The Wireless Foundation and CTIA-The Wireless Association®. (Logo:...

2011-06-01 13:33:00

Safe Kids USA Raises Awareness to Reduce Widespread Problem WASHINGTON, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Regrettably, Safe Kids USA has announced the 500th child death due to heat stroke from being left alone in a vehicle. Yesterday, a 3-year-old boy in New Orleans died from heat stroke after being trapped in a vehicle all day. Heat stroke (also known as hyperthermia) occurs when a body's thermostat is overloaded with heat; children are at a great risk of this as their body heats...

2011-05-19 07:30:00

COLUMBUS, Ind., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dorel Juvenile Group (DJG), a division of Dorel Industries (TSX: DII.A, DII.B) and the nation's largest juvenile products manufacturer, today announced the latest development in car seat safety with the S1 Rumi(TM) Air Harnessed Booster Seat. The first car seat to feature the revolutionary FlexTech(TM) Energy Management System, the S1 Rumi(TM) Air is designed to absorb external crash forces, providing an extra layer of protection for children....

2011-05-11 09:22:00

ATLANTA, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta residents can now access the latest local traffic, weather and emergency updates through their mobile phones without ever actually touching their devices. Global Alert Network (GAN) has launched the first-ever hands-free audio alert application for mobile phones. The app is free to download and is currently available on BlackBerry and Android devices through AppWorld and Android Market. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency,...

2011-05-04 07:00:00

- Record number of 2010 Deaths Demands Expanded Efforts - "Near Misses" Show Widespread Problem BOCA RATON, Fla., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Safe Kids USA, its Florida partners, and the General Motors Foundation, will unveil the elements to their 2011 national education and awareness campaign today to help reduce the number of child vehicular deaths caused by heat stroke. Sadly, two child vehicular deaths have already occurred this year from parents accidently leaving their...

2011-04-28 09:56:00

COLUMBUS, Ind., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dorel Juvenile Group (DJG), Inc., a division of Dorel Industries (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), and the nation's largest car seat manufacturer, today opened a free, permanent car seat inspection station at the Dorel Technical Center for Child Safety at its corporate headquarters in Columbus, Indiana. The launch of the "Safety Starts Here" campaign will be followed by a series of car seat checks across the country beginning later this spring. As part of...

2011-04-26 00:00:27

Study shows sharp reduction in child injuries in homes equipped with child safety devices. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 25, 2011 In the wake of a new study that shows a clear link between babyproofing one's home and a reduction in injuries to children, the International Association for Child Safety is reminding parents that a professional babyproofer can help them choose and install the appropriate products. The study by researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center looked at...

2011-04-25 09:49:00

Children's Actions Result in Escape From 83 Percent of Attempted Abductions Actor Tim Kang From CBS "The Mentalist" Urges Parents to Take 25 Minutes to Talk to Children About Safety ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This May, thousands of communities across the country will hold events as a part of the fifth annual Take 25 national child safety campaign. The effort was created by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) to encourage...

2011-03-30 00:00:27

The Specially Designed, Patented And Award-Winning S.A.F.E.R. Child Car Seat Cover Provides Parents And Caregivers The Ability To Remove, Wash, And Return A Soiled Child Car Seat Cover From A Child Car Seat Without The Need To Remove The Complete Seat From Its Secure Position In The Vehicle. Hockessin, DE (PRWEB) March 28, 2011 Safer Child Products, LLC recommends its S.A.F.E.R. Child Car Seat Cover as a cleaner solution to a "tired" yet not expired child car seat. With the recent...


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