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Nov 12, 2013, 16:08 ET
Buzzed. Busted. Broke. Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving.  (PRNewsFoto/The Ad Council)

TVB Marks the 10th Holiday Season of Local Broadcast Television Putting the Brakes on Drunk Driving

 Today the Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB) (www.tvb.org), the not-for-profit trade association of America's commercial broadcast...

Nov 12, 2013, 10:00 ET

TVB celebra la décima temporada de fiestas navideñas y de fin de año de la televisión local poniéndoles freno a los conductores ebrios

Hoy el Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB, por sus siglas en inglés) (www.tvb.org), la asociación empresarial sin fines de lucro...

Nov 12, 2013, 10:00 ET

TVB Marks the 10th Holiday Season of Local Broadcast Television Putting the Brakes on Drunk Driving

 Today the Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB) (www.tvb.org), the not-for-profit trade association of America's commercial broadcast...

Nov 07, 2013, 12:35 ET
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AARP National Poll Highlights Personal Challenges of Caregivers in the United States

According to a new AARP poll[1], almost three out of ten people who are caring for a loved one say their life has changed since becoming a...

Nov 07, 2013, 06:00 ET

La encuesta nacional de AARP resalta los retos personales de los cuidadores en Estados Unidos

De acuerdo con una nueva encuesta de AARP[1], casi tres de cada diez personas que cuidan de un ser querido dicen que su vida ha cambiado desde que...

Nov 07, 2013, 06:00 ET

AARP National Poll Highlights Personal Challenges of Caregivers in the United States

 According to a new AARP poll[1], almost three out of ten people who are caring for a loved one say their life has changed since becoming a...

Nov 04, 2013, 10:05 ET

NHTSA, Project Yellow Light, Mazda Motorsports, NOYS®, and the Ad Council Opens Third Annual Anti-Distracted Driving Video Competition

Today the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Project Yellow Light, Mazda Motorsports, National Organizations for Youth Safety® (NOYS) and...

Oct 30, 2013, 17:28 ET
AICPA and Ad Council Launch New PSAs to Encourage Young Adults to "Feed the Pig".  (PRNewsFoto/Ad Council)

New Survey Finds Millennials Rely on Friends' Financial Habits to Determine Their Own

Doing alright financially? The answer, if you're 25 to 34 years old, depends on your friends, according to a new survey from the American...

Oct 30, 2013, 11:21 ET
Inaugural 'National Brush Day' Encourages Parents to Keep Kids' Mouths Healthy by Brushing for Two Minutes, Twice a Day.  (PRNewsFoto/The Ad Council)

El 'Día Nacional del Cepillado de Dientes' inaugural exhorta a los padres a mantener sana la boca de sus niños cepillándose los dientes por dos minutos, dos veces al día

En un esfuerzo para ayudar a reducir la cantidad de niños que padecen de la dolorosa enfermedad oral, la campaña Kids' Healthy...

Oct 30, 2013, 08:00 ET
Inaugural 'National Brush Day' Encourages Parents to Keep Kids' Mouths Healthy by Brushing for Two Minutes, Twice a Day.  (PRNewsFoto/The Ad Council)

Inaugural 'National Brush Day™' Encourages Parents to Keep Kids' Mouths Healthy by Brushing for Two Minutes, Twice a Day

 In an effort to help reduce the number of children suffering from painful oral disease, the Kids' Healthy Mouths campaign, a joint effort...

Oct 28, 2013, 08:30 ET

Ad Council Elects Sixteen New Members to Board of Directors

The Ad Council, a non-profit organization and the largest producer of national public service campaigns in the U.S., announced today that sixteen...

Oct 16, 2013, 08:45 ET
Thousands of shelter pets are ready to meet you at TheShelterPetProject.org.  (PRNewsFoto/Ad Council)

Paul Shaffer from 'The Late Show with David Letterman', Adoptive Pet Owners and Their Shelter Pets Featured in New "Meet My Shelter Pet" Online Videos

Today, the Ad Council, The Humane Society of the United States and Maddie's Fund® in partnership with Halo Pet Foundation, released an online...

Oct 15, 2013, 14:00 ET
Sep 19, 2013, 14:53 ET

NHTSA encuentra que más de un tercio de los niños que murieron en choques automovilísticos no estaban sentados en asientos de seguridad para niños o usando cinturones de seguridad

 Según la Administración Nacional de Seguridad del Tráfico en las Carreteras (NHTSA), más de un tercio de los niños...

Sep 19, 2013, 13:58 ET

NHTSA Finds More Than a Third of Children Killed in Crashes Were Not in Car Seats or Wearing Seat Belts

According to the Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than a third of children under age 13...

Sep 19, 2013, 13:45 ET
Know for sure if your child is in the right car seat.  (PRNewsFoto/The Ad Council)

NHTSA Finds More Than a Third of Children Killed in Crashes Were Not in Car Seats or Wearing Seat Belts

 According to the Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than a third of children under...

Sep 12, 2013, 07:55 ET

Ad Council y el U.S. Army lanzan la campaña "Absences Add Up" para fomentar la asistencia escolar y combatir el ausentismo crónico

 En consonancia con el inicio de un nuevo año escolar y Mes de fomento de la asistencia, Ad Council y el U.S. Army (Ejército de los...

Sep 12, 2013, 07:55 ET

Ad Council and U.S. Army Launch "Absences Add Up" Campaign to Boost School Attendance and Combat Chronic Absenteeism

 To coincide with the start of a new school year and Attendance Awareness Month, the Ad Council and U.S. Army are releasing a series of new...

Sep 10, 2013, 08:00 ET

Más de 11.3 millones de personas en los Estados Unidos están desempleadas

Más de 11.3 millones de americanos están actualmente desempleados, según el Departamento del Trabajo de los Estados Unidos. En...

Sep 10, 2013, 08:00 ET
Donate Stuff. Create Jobs.  (PRNewsFoto/The Ad Council)

More Than 11.3 Million Americans Are Unemployed

More than 11.3 million Americans are currently unemployed, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. In an effort to educate and inspire...