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2014-03-01 20:20:28

'Gatsby' Exception in Decline of Tobacco Use in PG-13 Movies SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's Hackademy Award loser "The Great Gatsby" was too long for many and way too smoky for reviewers with the Thumbs Up! Thumbs Down! Program, but at least it was an exception during a year that otherwise saw tobacco use in youth-oriented movies at its lowest in recent memory. At least with PG-13 movies, teen reviewers with the Thumbs Up! Thumbs Down! Program found...

2013-12-10 23:23:30

Dallas Campus works with creator of Namaste Care. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 C. C. Young today announced their partnership with Joyce Simard, creator of the Namaste Care program, designed for people with advanced dementia. A frequent international speaker, well-known author, and respected adjunct professor, Joyce’s Namaste Care program is based on the power of loving touch and has impacted the lives and families of dementia patients worldwide. Ms. Simard’s Namaste Care...

Applause Is Contagious, Spreads Like An Infection
2013-06-19 12:23:14

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study from Sweden's Uppsala University has scientifically confirmed what we´ve already known for hundreds of years: applause is contagious. For entertainers and performers, clapping is seen as a sign of appreciation, as a way for audiences to thank them for a job well done and let them know their work is appreciated. While this is understood by all, it´s accepted that some clapping, if not most, is either done...

2013-02-23 00:20:19

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood worked its unwanted, unhealthy and unnecessary magic on behalf of tobacco products once again in 2012 by coughing out one of the smokiest batch of movies in recent memory. Youth reviewers with Breathe California of Sacramento-Emigrant Trails' Thumbs Up! Thumbs Down! program picked "The Hobbit" as 2012's Thumbs Down! Movie. Director Peter Jackson decided pipe smoking in the J.R.R. Tolkien books deserved preservation in his movie...

2012-07-09 10:21:33

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Corna, president of Corna Kokosing, says construction is under way for a new $31 million headquarters for Bob Evans Farms Inc. in New Albany. "We are absolutely delighted, as another central Ohio family business, to be involved with Bob Evans," Corna said. Corna said the project is a mix of traditional and futuristic design. Keeping its traditional roots, the new campus will sit on 40 acres of farmland as a modern version of a...

2012-07-05 02:25:27

SAN FRANCISCO, July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of International Kissing Day, recognized around the world on July 6, Zoosk.com, the romantic social network, recently surveyed more than 13,000 of its members from around the globe to gather their thoughts about one of life's sweetest pleasures - kissing! The survey results show that while kissing may the universal language of love, cultural differences abound. To view infographics of Zoosk's survey results, visit...

2012-03-07 15:46:00

AKRON, Ohio, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to yesterday's news that the British Olympic Association's (BOA) chief medical officer is advising British athletes to avoid shaking hands at the Summer Games to prevent the spread of germs, GOJO Industries, Inc., the maker and global distributor of PURELL® Hand Sanitizer, is urging the International Olympic Committee to equip athletes, coaches and the entire village with hand sanitizer at the 2012 Games in London. The...

2011-06-16 04:09:00

COLUMBIA, S.C., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --This July 4th, beachgoers along the South Carolina coast will experience an unforgettable way to connect with the Armed Forces protecting our freedom. Beginning in North Myrtle Beach at 1:00 pm, F-16s of the 77th Fighter Squadron "The Gamblers" of the 20th Fighter Wing stationed at Shaw Air Force Base will conduct a flyover of the SC coast. The flight will cover every beach along the coast before concluding south of Hilton Head Island at about...

2010-11-11 17:20:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of Veterans Day, Causecast and ACM Lifting Lives have partnered to celebrate the men and women of America's armed forces with the Salute to Service campaign, anchored by an online hub (www.salutetoservice.org) that will provide visitors to the site with the opportunity to take easy actions to support veterans through the work of partner nonprofit organizations. "We're delighted to partner with ACM Lifting Lives and hope that...

2010-10-27 08:58:00

SKILLMAN, N.J., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Don't be surprised if your handshake is left hanging this cold and flu season. According to a recent survey commissioned by PURELL® Instant Hand Sanitizer, the leading hand sanitizer brand, 2 in 5 American adults (nearly 92 million people) -- have hesitated to shake hands with someone because they were afraid of germs. What's more, 55 percent of Americans would rather touch a public toilet seat than shake someone's hand after...