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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
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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
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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...

Sep 10, 2013, 08:00 ET

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 Americans...

Sep 06, 2013, 11:15 ET
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More than One in Five Children in the U.S. Face Hunger, According to New USDA Report

 The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced yesterday that nearly 16 million children in America face hunger. As a part of...

Sep 04, 2013, 16:59 ET
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OEM, FEMA Kick Off 10th Annual National Preparedness Month

NYC Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Commissioner Joseph F. Bruno and Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate today...

Aug 29, 2013, 13:00 ET
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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...

Aug 29, 2013, 07:30 ET

Más padres informan hábitos saludables de cepillado de los dientes después del primer año de la campaña del Ad Council sobre la salud oral de los niños

 En el primer aniversario de su campaña Kids' Healthy Mouths, el Ad Council y la Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives tienen el...

Aug 29, 2013, 07:30 ET

More Parents Report Healthy Tooth Brushing Habits After First Year of Ad Council Children's Oral Health Campaign

 On the one-year anniversary of their Kids' Healthy Mouths campaign, the Ad Council and the Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives are...

Aug 28, 2013, 17:40 ET
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National Survey Shows 6 Out Of 10 American Households Do Not Have A Family Emergency Plan

Sixty percent of Americans self-reported they currently do not have a family emergency plan in case of a natural disaster or other emergency,...

Aug 28, 2013, 06:00 ET

Los datos de una encuesta nacional demuestran que 6 de cada 10 hogares estadounidenses no cuentan con un plan familiar para emergencias

Según los datos de una encuesta realizada en el año 2013 por la organización Ad Council, sesenta por ciento de los Estadounidenses...

Aug 28, 2013, 06:00 ET

National Survey Shows 6 Out Of 10 American Households Do Not Have A Family Emergency Plan

Sixty percent of Americans self-reported they currently do not have a family emergency plan in case of a natural disaster or other emergency,...

Jul 12, 2013, 11:52 ET
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Smokey Bear Gives Bear Hugs in New Wildfire Prevention PSAs

 The Ad Council, in collaboration with the U.S. Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters (NASF), announced today the...

Jul 11, 2013, 12:45 ET
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"I Want To Be Recycled" Campaign to Target the Nearly Two-Thirds (62 Percent) of Americans Who Are Not Avid Recyclers, According to New Research Released Today

 The average American produces 4.4 pounds of trash a day, and on the whole the United States produces over 250 million tons of trash a year....

Jul 02, 2013, 14:29 ET

USDA, HHS and Ad Council Launch New Public Service Advertisements to Help Families Protect Themselves from Food Poisoning in Time for July 4th

 81 million Americans are expected to barbeque this July 4th holiday, marking the start of summer - a time when incidents of foodborne...

Jun 25, 2013, 13:45 ET
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Nearly 70,000 U.S. Communities at Risk as Wildfire Season Approaches

 As wildfires burn across the western United States, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and Ad Council launch new public service ads (PSAs)...