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NEWS UPDATE FROM PHOENIX COMICON

  Phoenix Comicon has just issued a press release, an update regarding the Thursday incident.   Phoenix Comicon Thursday night, Phoenix Comicon, in conjunction with Phoenix Convention Center staff and the Phoenix Police Department issued policy changes for Phoenix Comicon, including a prop weapon ban, security line bag checks, and new protocols for vendor sales of weapons and prop weapons…

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DAY 2 AND NEW COMICON RULES

As Phoenix Comicon 2017 continued into Day 2 of the event, the man that caused a severe step up of security yesterday, made his first court appearance. As a result of yesterday’s event, Phoenix Comicon made a few policy changes. Cosplayers are now not allowed to bring in props or prop weaponry of any kind. Other changes were in the…

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US Death Rates from Alzheimer’s Disease Increased 55 Percent from 1999 to 2014

More caregiver support needed as disease burden grows ATLANTA, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Death rates from Alzheimer’s disease (AD) increased 55 percent between 1999 and 2014, according to data released today in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The number of Alzheimer’s deaths at home also increased during the same period, from 14 percent to 25 percent, suggesting an…

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New CPSC Report: Fatal Drownings in Pools Involving Young Children Decreases By 17 Percent Nationwide Since 2010

Despite decrease, drowning is still the leading cause of unintentional death among children 1-4 and 2nd leading cause among children 5-14 WASHINGTON , May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — https://www.cpsc.gov/Newsroom/News-Releases/2017/New-CPSC-Report-Fatal-Drownings-in-Pools-Involving-Young-Children-Decreases-By-17-Percent-Nationwide-Since-2010  A new report released today by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) shows that the number of reported fatal child drownings in swimming pools involving children younger than 5—the most vulnerable population—has…

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McAuliffe First Governor to Fly in Autonomous Aircraft

WALLOPS, Va., May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The quest for unpiloted air taxi service took a step forward yesterday as Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe became the first sitting governor to fly in a fully automated aircraft.  The 8-minute flight took place Thursday following the opening of NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Research Center unmanned aerial systems (UAS) runway on Virginia’s eastern…

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Victaulic, American Red Cross and United Way Collaborate to Prepare Youth for Emergencies

EASTON, Pa., May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The American Red Cross of Lehigh Valley-Bucks is preparing students to be ready for anything. Thanks to a grant from The Walt Disney Company, the Pillowcase Project teaches children coping skills to help them deal with an emergency situation and also offers tips and tools to help them prepare for emergencies. Using three steps…

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The Results Are In: Pizza Hut® Releases Pizza Party Stats In Honor Of National Pizza Party Day; East Coasters Know How To Pizza Party

On average, Washington D.C., Maryland, New Jersey and New York among top pizza party states; Pizza Hut restaurants nationwide receive orders large enough to feed 50 people several times a week PLANO, Texas, May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Pizza Hut, the pizza restaurant that serves and delivers more pizzas than any other pizza company in the world, is encouraging fans to…

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Millions Of Women Suffer From Fibroids

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Rox Fibroid Treatment Center is pleased to announce that Dr. Bruce B. Lee, inventor of the Acessa Procedure, a new minimally invasive procedure for the treatment of uterine fibroid tumors, will be featured in a revealing docuseries on the popular, Clevver Style’s YouTube channel. The docuseries consists of 5 episodes revealing the…

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From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: The Fate of the Furious

VIN DIESEL, DWAYNE JOHNSON, JASON STATHAM AND CHARLIZE THERON FACE OFF IN THE MOST EXPLOSIVE CHAPTER YET OF THE ACTION FRANCHISE THAT LEAVES ALL OTHERS IN ITS DUST AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL HD ON JUNE 27, 2017 AND 4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAY™, DVD AND ON DEMAND ON JULY 11, 2017 WITH DIGITAL EXTENDED DIRECTOR’S CUT FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT UNIVERSAL…

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