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Nov 17, 2016, 04:38 ET Muchos estadounidenses no ponen en práctica consejos de seguridad contra incendios en el hogar, a pesar de tener conocimiento

Según una encuesta independiente encargada por los Hospitales Shriners para Niños®, muchos estadounidenses no siguen consejos claves de seguridad...


Nov 17, 2016, 04:38 ET Many Americans Do Not Practice Important Fire Safety Tips in Homes, Despite High Awareness

According to an independent survey commissioned by Shriners Hospitals for Children®, many do not follow key fire and burn safety tips during the...


Sep 27, 2016, 10:11 ET Shriners Hospitals for Children and Actor RJ Mitte Team Up to #CutTheBull and #SeeTheAbility in everyone

 To kick-off National Bullying Prevention Month this October, Shriners Hospitals for Children® and award-winning actor, former patient and...


Sep 01, 2016, 14:51 ET Scentsy Partners with Shriners Hospitals for Children to Deliver Expert Specialty Pediatric Care

 Shriners Hospitals for Children® has partnered with Scentsy, Inc., and the Scentsy Family Foundation to launch their newest Charitable...


May 11, 2016, 06:38 ET Shriners Hospitals for Children Teams up with School Nurses to Keep Kids Safe - Especially During the Summer Season

 Shriners Hospitals for Children® and the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) announce they are working together to encourage...


Jan 27, 2016, 15:06 ET Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Mrs. Carter Announced As Ambassadors for Shriners Hospitals for Children

 Shriners Hospitals for Children® is pleased to announce former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Mrs. Carter have become ambassadors for...


Nov 19, 2015, 07:47 ET Christmas Tree Fires Three Times More Deadly Than Other Fires

Home fires and deaths increase significantly during the holiday months with more cooking, decorations and open flames.*  The biggest fire risk...


Oct 01, 2015, 04:36 ET Public Urged to #CutTheBull and Get Involved

 Children with physical disabilities are twice as likely to be bullied, impacting their educational, physical and emotional development. * In...


Feb 03, 2015, 09:08 ET Shriners Hospitals for Children Kicks-Off Annual Love to the rescue Fundraising and Awareness Campaign

 Shriners Hospitals for Children® announces the kick-off of its annual Love to the rescue® campaign this month to raise awareness and...


Jan 27, 2015, 08:00 ET RJ Mitte Headlined Shriners Hospitals for Children Diversity Panel At Sundance

 To ensure that roles in film and television better reflect the diversity of America and serve as inspiration for youth living with...


Nov 18, 2014, 11:01 ET Cooking is the Leading Cause of Fires During the Holidays

 According to the US Fire Administration*, holiday cooking accounts for 41 percent of all residential building fires in the month of December....


Oct 01, 2014, 08:00 ET It's Time To #CutTheBull

 Children with physical disabilities are twice as likely to be bullied, impacting their educational, physical and emotional development.* In...


Aug 29, 2014, 10:29 ET Shriners Hospitals for Children Announces New York Giants' Justin Pugh as National Spokesman for Game Day for LOVE Campaign

 As communities gear up for an exciting football season, Shriners Hospitals for Children® teams up with New York Giants' offensive tackle,...


Jun 04, 2014, 14:31 ET Children are at the highest risk for injury-related accidents and deaths during the summer months

Each year, 40 percent of all injury-related emergency room visits and 42 percent of all injury-related deaths happen between May and August.*...


May 29, 2014, 10:39 ET Give Gifts That Give Back This Father's Day And All Year Long

 Shriners Hospitals for Children® announces the launch of Shop for LOVE™ , an online portal that enables shoppers to support the...


Feb 05, 2014, 08:00 ET Award-Winning Actor RJ Mitte Named a Love to the rescue Ambassador by Shriners Hospitals for Children

Shriners Hospitals for Children® is pleased to announce former patient and award-winning actor RJ Mitte as a national Love to the...


Jan 24, 2014, 08:30 ET Five Shriners Hospitals for Children Alumni Reaching for Gold in Sochi

Shriners Hospitals for Children® proudly celebrates the achievements of five current and former patients competing to qualify for the...


Jan 15, 2014, 08:00 ET Watch the Big Game and Score One for the Kids at Shriners Hospitals for Children

The year ahead is going to be an exciting year for sports fans across the country. When friends and families gather to watch this year's biggest...


Nov 14, 2013, 07:00 ET On National American Teddy Bear Day, Shriners Hospitals for Children introduces Fezzy, its first Love to the rescue® Ambassador

On National American Teddy Bear Day, Shriners Hospitals for Children® introduces Fezzy, its first Love to the rescue® Ambassador. ...


Sep 03, 2013, 13:25 ET Shriners Hospitals for Children and Clear Channel Launch National Awareness & Fundraising Collaboration

 Shriners Hospitals for Children® announced today a multi-faceted collaboration with Clear Channel Media and Entertainment, the leading...


Jan 30, 2013, 08:00 ET Shriners Hospitals for Children Reaffirms Commitment to Burn Prevention through Annual Campaign

 Feb. 3-9, 2013 is Burn Awareness Week, and during this week, Shriners Hospitals for Children® will begin its annual burn...


May 23, 2011, 12:49 ET Big & Rich, Gretchen Wilson Take Denver's Independence Day Celebration to the XTREME

Start stomping your boots: Big & Rich and Gretchen Wilson are ringing in the 4th of July weekend, American country style, in support of...


Jan 29, 2004, 00:00 ET Gasoline-Related Burns are Focus of Shriners Hospitals' Burn Awareness Week

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Shriners, members of the fraternal organization that operates 22 Shriners Hospitals for Children...


Jul 17, 2003, 01:00 ET Shriners Hospitals To Expand System Study

TAMPA, Fla., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Shriners Hospitals for Children have launched a multi-faceted plan to better understand and counteract the...


Jul 10, 2003, 01:00 ET Shriners Hospitals Patients Bring Shriners to Tears and to Their Feet at the 2003 International Convention

MINNEAPOLIS, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- At the annual Shriners International Convention this week, two young Shriners Hospitals' patients, Myranda...