The March of Dimes Report Card compares each state's preterm birth rate to the March of Dimes goal of lowering the rate to 9.6 percent of all live births by 2020. Today, March of Dimes released their latest report card, along with a video: youtu.be/SecBApEgNk4.
The U.S. preterm birth rate dropped for the fifth consecutive year in 2011 to 11.7 percent, the lowest in a decade, giving thousands more babies a healthy start in life and saving billions in health and social costs.
Four states - Vermont, Oregon, New Hampshire, and Maine earned an "A" on the March of Dimes 2012 Premature Birth Report Card as their preterm birth rates met the March of Dimes 9.6 percent goal. Although, the US preterm birth rate improved, it again earned a "C" on the Report Card.
"These results demonstrate that many premature births can be prevented with the right policies and bold leadership," said March of Dimes President Dr. Jennifer L. Howse. "Our national progress in reducing premature births over the past
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- Rebecca H | Author Blog Posts – Thu, Nov 15, 2012 12:01 PM EST
The March of Dimes Report Card compares each state's preterm birth rate to the March of Dimes goal of lowering the rate to 9.6 percent of all live births by 2020. Today, March of Dimes released their latest report card, along with a video: youtu.be/SecBApEgNk4.Read More »from The March of Dimes Releases 2012 Premature Birth Report Card
- Rebecca H | Author Blog Posts – Mon, Nov 12, 2012 3:29 PM EST
Ecotech Institute, the first and only college focused entirely on preparing America's workforce for careers in renewable energy and sustainability, is now taking applications for its new two-year Business Administration - Sustainability degree program. Unlike Ecotech's other lab-centric offerings, this program is steeped in business education with a unique focus on sustainability. The program will launch in January 2013.Read More »from Ecotech Institute Now Offers Business Administration Degree with an Emphasis on Sustainability
The Business Administration - Sustainability program provides students with knowledge and skills suitable for employment in a broad range of private and public sector organizations. Coursework includes accounting, financial analysis, human resources, project management, communications, customer service, sustainability, renewable energy and workplace ethics.
"There has been extensive research about the increasing importance of sustainability within organizations, and that requires business leaders who understand green technology, industry verbiage and implementation
- Rebecca H | Author Blog Posts – Mon, Aug 6, 2012 3:27 PM EDT
Pet lovers can agree that inside every good dog is a great dog. Passionate pet owners now have the chance to show the shining examples of what makes their dog so incredible for the chance to have their winning video featured in an upcoming Purina Pro Plan commercial. Learn more about the great dog video contest by watching this video: http://youtu.be/A8rQEyNLR5U
Whether your dog is a flying disc champion, a reliable running companion or a therapy soother, all dogs achieve greatness in their own unique way. The grand prize winner who best captures the inherent greatness within their dog will have their winning video featured in an upcoming Purina Pro Plan commercial, to be unveiled at the 2013 Westminster Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show, and receive a year's supply of Pro Plan brand dog food. Purina Pro Plan serves as the official pet food sponsor of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
"Premiering the winning video on the dog world's ultimate stage, the 2013 WestminsterRead More »from Purina Pro Plan Launches the “How is Your Dog Great?” Video Contest
- Rebecca H | Author Blog Posts – Tue, Jun 19, 2012 2:30 PM EDT
The Coors Light Silver Bullet Train is speeding towards the most refreshing summer yet, with special beer packaging, memorable local events, exclusive social media campaigns, a talent search with Ice Cube, and much more. In addition, the seasonal celebration is literally painting the summer silver with a fresh focus on local 3D art by world-renowned artists. In this time-lapse video that is sure to give you goose-bumps, watch a Coors Light Silver Bullet Pint come to life: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5bNlrm5j6vc
The Coors Light Silver Bullet Summer kicks off with the release of sleek, new special-edition Silver Bullet Summer packaging. Hitting shelves now, certain packs of Coors Light 12-ounce bottles and cans feature a distinctive, all-silver design with the exception of the iconic Cold-Activated blue mountains. The Silver Bullet Summer packaging will be available for about 10 weeks in all varieties of 12-ounce cans, as well as 24-loose and 6-pack 12-ounce bottles.
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Although many of us drink orange juice for its great taste, new research suggests the potential for an added benefit: a more rejuvenated, carefree and positive outlook. To bring these new findings to light, Florida Orange Juice recently teamed up with the comic geniuses at Funny or Die to create a humorous video illustrating how orange juice, the American breakfast staple, can help you take on the day.
The new video, "Florida Orange Juice: The Prescription for a Positive Outlook," stars a well-known actress and comedienne discovering the positive benefits of orange juice. In the video, the tired, disheveled actress has a difficult time getting out of bed and dreads the day ahead because "it's just so early." Thanks to the positive power of her morning glass of orange juice, she's able to take on her day with energy and enthusiasm. To view the Funny or Die collaboration, "Florida Orange Juice: The Prescription for a Positive Outlook," visitRead More »from Can Drinking Orange Juice Brighten Your Day?