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2010-05-12 05:00:00

PLANO, Texas, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- As the nation's leading apple juice and apple sauce brand, Mott's knows that it's not always easy to get kids to eat healthy.

2010-04-23 08:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- With the recent announcement of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move initiative to battle childhood obesity, The International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association (IPEMA) is reminding parents and caregivers of the importance of providing an hour of free play outdoors in a safe play environment during National Playground Safety Week (April 26-30).

2010-04-19 14:30:57

Simple tools developed by researchers in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Human Studies will help parents and teachers identify potential dangers on playgrounds and in gymnasiums and give them the means to lobby for safer conditions.

2010-04-19 08:00:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a leader in product safety testing and certification services for more than 116 years, and Earth Day Network (EDN), the international non-profit environmental organization that coordinates Earth Day programs have announced a joint effort to help keep families safe and their environment healthy.

2010-02-08 12:15:00

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2009-12-15 10:42:42

School playgrounds fitted with granite sand surfacing significantly reduce the risk of children fracturing arms in comparison with wood fiber surfaces.

2009-11-24 07:30:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Active kids need safe spaces to play outside, and busy parents need reliable service professionals to get things done. So Kudzu and KaBOOM! are bringing the two together.

2009-11-05 11:01:00

MONETT, Mo., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Miracle Recreation Equipment Company proudly launched its new MiracleTech product line at the National Recreation Park Association annual conference held in Salt Lake City, UT this month.

2009-10-05 13:40:11

Injury is the leading cause of death for children over the age of 1 in industrialized countries and improving the safety of the manmade (built) environment will benefit children's health.

2009-09-22 07:33:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) has recognized CVS Caremark for its partnership with Boundless Playgrounds, Inc.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.