Did you know one in four car crashes are estimated to involve cell phone use? While 80% of drivers think using a hands-free device is a safer option that is just not the case. More than 30 studies show hands-free devices don’t make drivers any safer as the brain remains distracted by the cell phone conversation. There is no safe way to use a cell phone and drive.
As Americans become increasingly more reliant on the internet and digital technology, individuals are spending more of their time online. At work, home, school and on the go, we are continuously connected. In a recent study, 45% of 18-26 year olds report that their first “talk” about staying safe online was from a parent and 20% got their first advice from a teacher (2014 Raytheon/NCSA Millennial Survey).
Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth has teamed up with the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) to raise awareness about the seriousness of asthma and the need for patients and caregivers to be prepared for potentially life threatening asthma attacks through a new public service announcement.
In celebrating the 40th anniversary of hospice care in the United States, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) is excited to introduce a new national campaign, “Moments of Life: Made Possible by Hospice,” that will show all Americans that hospice focuses on living and enables special moments and memories at the end of life for patients and loved ones.
It’s time to stop the silence and put an end to violence in our schools. This spring, as part of National Youth Violence Prevention Week (April 7-11), SPEAK UP will launch the ‘Signs’ PSA campaign to remind students of the important role they have to play in preventing violence. Please join us in this effort by scheduling the PSAs at key times when they are most likely to reach students and their families.