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Oct 21, 2004, 01:00 ET

Experts: More Intense Hurricane Activity Could Continue in Future Years as Consequence of Global Warming

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- With four hurricanes and tropical storms hitting the United States in a recent five-week period, 2004 already...

Nov 19, 2003, 00:00 ET

The Great American Smokeout: A Great Time to Quit for Good

MADISON, Wis., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Smokers all over Wisconsin have a great opportunity to quit for good during the American Cancer Society's...

Sep 29, 2003, 01:00 ET

Experts: U.S. Agriculture, Food Supply Face Major Dangers and Some Opportunities From Global Warming

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Falling crop production resulting from extreme weather events, diseases and pest infestations increasingly...

Sep 26, 2003, 01:00 ET

Global Warming Danger to U.S. Agriculture, World Food Supply to Be Focus of Hill-Sponsored Briefing

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading scientists and other experts will gather on September 29, 2003 to outline the dangers that global...

Jul 16, 2003, 01:00 ET

UC Davis Physicians Use High-Tech Virtual Training System to Practice Skills On Rare and Routine Cases

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- For decades pilots have used flight simulators to hone their skills. Now UC Davis School of Medicine...

Jun 19, 2003, 01:00 ET

Internet Law Program to Feature Former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt will be among the guest lecturers at the upcoming Internet Law Program,...

Feb 04, 2003, 00:00 ET

Personal Web Use at Work Offset by Online Office Work at Home

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- American workers spend more of their personal time using the Internet to do office work at home than...

May 21, 2002, 01:00 ET

Opening Briefs Filed in Landmark Supreme Court Copyright Case

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Petitioners filed opening briefs Monday in the case of Eldred v. Ashcroft, a constitutional challenge to...

May 19, 2002, 01:00 ET

Understanding Cancer Patients' Needs, Concerns Is Key to Improving Clinical Trial Participation

ORLANDO, Fla., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Advances in cancer treatment depend on carefully controlled trials of new therapies, yet only two to four...

Apr 25, 2002, 01:00 ET

Community School Leaders Respond to LOEO Report

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ohio Community School Center (OCSC), and the Ohio Charter School Association (OCSA) believe that all...

May 26, 2001, 01:00 ET

Gene Siskel Film Center Opens New Facility With May 31 Dedication and June 1 & 2, 24-Hour Movie Marathon

CHICAGO, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 31, the Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago dedicates its new...

Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET

Registration Opens for Berkman Center's Online Cyberlaw Series

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School has opened registration for its...

Jul 06, 2000, 01:00 ET

The Norman Lear Center at the USC Annenberg School Establishes 'Reliable Resources for Broadcast Political Coverage' With $1.3 Million Grant From the Pew Charitable Trusts

LOS ANGELES, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Norman Lear Center at the USC Annenberg School for Communication has established "Reliable Resources for...

May 12, 2000, 01:00 ET

Women and Men MBA Graduates Satisfied with Value Of MBA Degree and with Careers Overall

NEW YORK and ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Ninety-five percent of both women and men graduates from 12 of the nation's top business...

May 04, 2000, 01:00 ET

Jefferson County Organizations Concerned About Reporting of Suicides in the Media

WHAT: Attached are Media Guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention American Association of Suicidology. Also...

Apr 24, 2000, 01:00 ET

Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society to Hold Live Webcast Discussion on Violence Against Women; Profs. Catharine MacKinnon and Charles Fried Debate the Merits of the Violence Against Women Act

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvard Law School's Berkman Center for Internet & Society is holding a live webcast discussion to...

Jan 25, 2000, 00:00 ET

Sylvan Learning Centers and ASCA: Report Card Anxiety; Intervention Techniques for Parents

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents around the country will soon be receiving their children's first report cards for the year. The...

Dec 01, 1999, 00:00 ET

Use of Vacuum Extraction or Forceps Alone During Delivery Does Not Carry Excess Risk of Death or Injury to Newborns

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In a study of 583,340 live, single births in the state of California between 1992 and 1994, UC Davis...

Feb 16, 1999, 00:00 ET

Harvard's Berkman Center Offers "Intellectual Property in Cyberspace" Lecture and Discussion Series

CAMBRIDGE, Mas., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School is launching the second year of its...

Jan 08, 1999, 00:00 ET

The Berkman Center Announces Public Workshop on ICANN Membership Study

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School is convening a workshop on Saturday...