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2011-11-09 10:38:33

Research work drawn up by specialists from the Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery at the University of Navarra Hospital has shown that, after surgical treatment for facial paralysis through using muscular transplant and nervous transposition (connection of facial muscle to a nerve different from the injured facial nerve), the brain of a woman — in comparison to that of a male - manages to adapt itself better, recovers the spontaneous smile and has a greater time...

2011-11-09 06:35:00

MESA, Ariz., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The almost 120,000 young users of the online chore chart, MyJobChart.com , will now have a chance to help bring a smile to others by giving to Operation Smile. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111109/CG03263) My Job Chart announced this week that Operation Smile has been added as one of its premier charities, all part of the unique My Job Chart approach, that provides children the opportunity to "save," "spend" or "share" the...

2011-10-18 04:00:00

SANTA MARIA, Calif., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DenMat Holdings, LLC, has announced www.smilecentral.com, a New Website Answers All Your Questions About Smile Makeovers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111018/LA88215) Looking for a smile makeover that's right for you? Just ask Kim at www.smilecentral.com. SmileCentral.com is a new website that will help you find the right cosmetic dental solution for whatever it is you don't like about your teeth. You'll meet Kim, the...

2011-10-17 09:00:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Orthodontics (AAO) has declared October, National Orthodontics Health Month. There are more than five million patients in America that wear braces or some form of orthodontic applications to obtain a healthy and beautiful smile. Dr. Victor Eagan, Eagan Orthodontics has been creating beautiful smiles for over 56 years and is educating people of all ages why it is so important to have a healthy smile. "A smile...

2011-10-11 11:49:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two childhood friends partnered with Operation Smile this holiday season to launch the "Zachary, Luke or Griffin" Teddy Bears, found exclusively on Operation Smile's Facebook Giving Catalog at www.operationsmile.org/fbcatalog and through the Operation Smile Web site at www.operationsmile.org/bears. These special bears are named after Lisa Lori's three sons, all born with facial paralysis. After enduring years of surgeries to give her own children...

2011-09-28 09:22:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Operation Smile, an international children's medical charity, honored Smile Ambassadors Zachary Levi, Giuliana and Bill Rancic at its 10th annual Smile Gala on September 23, 2011 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The organization honored President of NBC Entertainment Jennifer Salke and her son Henry who was born with a cleft, as well as philanthropist Sue Tsao. Special guests included Operation Smile Ambassadors Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, Billy...

2011-08-30 09:22:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Operation Smile, an international children's medical charity, will honor Smile Ambassadors Zachary Levi and Giuliana and Bill Rancic at its 10th annual Smile Gala on September 23, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. President of NBC Entertainment Jennifer Salke and her 12-year-old son Henry, as well as philanthropist Sue Tsao, also will be honored. "Access Hollywood" host Billy Bush will serve as Master of Ceremonies. Gala Co-Chairs are Stephanie...

2011-08-24 14:10:00

BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wouldn't it be nice if Brian Wilson put his inimitable stamp on the Disney songbook? That's exactly what the Beach Boys co-founder and musical living legend has done on In the Key of Disney, Wilson's new Disney Pearl collection of songs from seven decades of Disney films. Featuring hits from early-animated classics such as "Snow White" and "Pinocchio," up through last year's "Toy Story 3," the new album boasts Wilson's trademark harmonies,...

2011-08-23 08:30:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Smile Train, the world's largest cleft lip and cleft palate charity, along with The Queen's Flowers, a leading importer and distributor of a wide variety of fresh cut flowers, have collaborated to create a limited edition Smile Train bouquet available for purchase at over 750 Stop & Shop, Giant Food, GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN'S Food Markets beginning August 26, 2011 through September 29, 2011. $1.00 of every bouquet purchased will be donated...

2011-06-24 13:13:00

CANNES, France, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mediabrands' IPG Media Lab and Affectiva today announced, at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival, the results of the first annual Neuromarketing Awards. Utilizing technology derived by MIT, Affectiva is able to record and measure viewers' tacit, non-verbal response to content. Feature points, correlating to an individual's facial features are established and are then measured and analyzed. The following categories were tested...