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2012-01-25 10:10:00

March Of Dimes Partnering with Hospitals on Quality Improvement Programs WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Efforts to give more babies a healthy start in life by avoiding medically unnecessary early deliveries are beginning to show results, the March of Dimes said today. The March of Dimes comments came as new hospital-based statistics released today by The Leapfrog Group show that medically unnecessary c-sections and inductions performed before 39...

2012-01-24 15:03:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Forty moms-to-be whose spouses are deployed with the military will have the opportunity to experience what many other expectant women may take for granted - a baby shower. These moms, whose spouses all are members of the U.S. Navy SEALs, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marines and California Army National Guard, will be honored during a group baby shower hosted by Operation Shower with support from Birdies for the Brave and presented by...

2011-12-14 16:45:00

Tis' the time of the year for giving. Autoshopper.Com donated to the 21st Annual March of Dimes Chef Auction to raise money for worthwhile cause. Lakeland, FL (PRWEB) December 14, 2011 Autoshopper.com donates to 21st Annual March of Dimes Chefs Auction, held at the Lakeland Center in Central Florida. Hundreds packed the Lakeland Center inside and out to try some of the finest dishes from chefs across the state, and then to vote on their favorites. While the food and bidding was great fun,...

2011-11-17 11:01:00

First-Ever World Prematurity Day Honors One Million Premature Babies Who Die Every Year WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's preterm birth rate slipped under 12 percent for the first time in nearly a decade, the fourth consecutive year it declined, potentially sparing tens of thousands of babies the serious health consequences of an early birth. The national preterm birth rate declined to 11.99 percent last year, according to the National Center for...

2011-10-26 12:46:00

21 Annual March of Dimes® Benefit CLEVELAND, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, November 14 at Windows on the River, Honorary Chef of AMP 150, Jeff Jarrett and over 30 top chefs will offer Northeast Ohio diners an opportunity to enjoy a great night out while raising funds, making friends and increasing awareness of the March of Dimes mission to improve the health of babies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110426/MM90139LOGO). In addition...

2011-10-25 02:00:00

MONTCLAIR, Calif., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial strength protection is the only solution for OEMs that must transport sensitive equipment to customers or trade shows. When failure is not an option, the only choice is the new CaseCruzer KR-1510-06 Carrying Case. The KR-1510-06 is a reusable general-purpose shipping case for industrial manufacturers and other professions that rely on delicate electronic devices. Monitors, meters, widgets and computers are always in need of...

2011-10-12 10:25:00

CLEVELAND, Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is offering students the opportunity to compete in two microgravity challenges: "Dropping In a Microgravity Environment," or DIME, and "What If No Gravity?" or WING. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) DIME is a team competition for high school students in the ninth through 12th grades. WING is a competition for student teams from the fifth through eighth grades. Both are project-oriented activities that...

2011-10-05 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite a shaky economy, Americans still want to party and will spend to celebrate the season this year. From Halloween costume parties to Secret Santa exchanges to champagne toasts at New Year's, results from interclick's latest audience insight survey show that median spending for holiday parties will be $350 per party, with overall spending potentially topping $3 billion this year. The majority of consumers throwing holiday parties this year...

2011-10-03 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4: BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS Profile America -- Tuesday, October 4th. Today marks the birthday in 1862 of a man who put millions of books into the hands of several generations of young American readers long before the Harry Potter phenomenon swept children's literature. Edward...

2011-09-29 16:00:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Depositphotos, the fastest-growing stock photo agency in the world, released a major website update. Depositphotos' new website design is modern and attractive, and is created to satisfy customer's needs and simplify the process of finding and purchasing the appropriate high-quality images. Search functionality has been extended. Every word from an image title is used to determine image ranking in the search results. The search bar...