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2013-04-03 12:28:24

Partnership Will Offer Consumers Wide Range of Tickets, Simplified Access to Live Events McLEAN, Va. and CHICAGO, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivid Seats, one of the nation's fastest-growing ticket marketplaces, has joined forces with USA TODAY Sports to deliver sports fans a seamless method for purchasing tickets to live games and events via direct links featured throughout USA TODAY Sports online. As the Official Ticket Partner for USA TODAY Sports, Vivid Seats will offer consumers...

Young Teenagers Not Having Sex As Often As Public Believes
2013-04-02 10:15:45

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When it comes to teenagers and sex, several studies have shown teen sex and pregnancy is on the decline. One recent study has shown teenagers are finding safer alternatives to intercourse. And another had seen a recent decline in the number of teens engaging in oral sex. Some previous research has also looked at sexual activity among teens 14 and younger, but most of those studies date from the 1990s and none have shown...

2013-04-01 12:24:03

MCLEAN, Va., April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY launches the 2013 Save Our Shows survey today that invites viewers and fans to vote on which scripted sitcoms and dramas with uncertain fates deserve new seasons. Voting begins today at saveourshows.usatoday.com, with results to be reported at the end of the month. USA TODAY television reporter Gary Levin created the exclusive Save Our Shows survey in 1998, with paper ballots mailed in by thousands of ardent fans. Last year, more than...

2013-03-29 23:02:19

More than 25,000 people die every year in the United States from preventable diseases, according to a recent study released by Harvard´s School of Public Health and made public by multiple media outlets, including USA Today, in March 2013. In his latest article, “A Big Gulp of Death” attorney Richard P. Console Jr. digs into the data involving obesity in the United States and the occurrences of chronic disease. Marlton, NJ (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 More than 25,000 people die...

Allergy Drops Present Good Alternative to Shots
2013-03-27 18:15:27

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Given the choice, most people would opt for drops under the tongue over a needle in the arm. Yet the Food and Drug Administration hasn't yet approved the delivery method, which is widely available and has been well studied in Europe. A report compiling findings from 63 published studies involving 5,131 participants finds allergy drops are safe, convenient and potentially more effective than injections. USA Today reported on the...

Flu Season Was Tough On Kids, Over 100 Deaths Reported
2013-03-23 05:25:14

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online US health officials are reporting that this year´s flu season is winding down, but in its wake, it has resulted in more than 100 deaths among children — most of whom had not been vaccinated against the illness. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) statistics, influenza has claimed the lives of 105 youngsters so far this season. That´s more than triple the number of children who died...

2013-03-22 08:24:04

NEW YORK, March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One of Mediaplanet's most eagerly anticipated publications has arrived in what is a unique educational guide to understanding fertility, pregnancy health, and newborn and infant safety. The newest edition of 'Expecting Parents' hit newsstands this morning within the weekend edition of USA Today. Uniting leaders in the pregnancy industry such as the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), and the March of Dimes and the Strong Start...

2013-03-08 12:24:05

MCLEAN, Va., March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY, official U.S. representative to the 2013 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, today announced the first wave of U.S. jurors chosen to represent the American creative community at this year's Festival. The jurors chosen for this prestigious honor will judge more than 30,000 entries from all over the world. Jurors were selected based on a rigorous selection process and each jury contains an even balance of members from around...

2013-02-22 08:22:47

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The sixth edition of Mediaplanet's "Cardiovascular Health" hits newsstands in select markets of USA Today this morning, covering everything from prevention to treatment to the rehabilitation of America's number one killer. In partnership with the American College of Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic, American Heart Association, Mended Hearts, WomenHeart, Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association, Star Jones, Nature's Own, Cardiocomm, Thoratec, Boston Scientific,...

2013-02-19 12:28:36

-Findlay College Prep (Henderson, Nev.) maintains No. 1 ranking; Montverde (Fla.) Academy, Lone Peak (Highland, Utah) stay Nos. 2 and 3 - MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Two of New Jersey's most longstanding boys basketball powerhouses--St. Benedict's Prep of Newark and St. Anthony of Jersey City--continued to advance up the rankings and have now moved into the top five of the USA TODAY High School Sports Super 25 national editorial rankings for the week of Feb. 18, 2013....