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ReCellular Named Exclusive Cell Phone Recycling Partner for Consumer Cellular

Dexter, Mich. (PRWEB) November 4, 2007

ReCellular Inc., the world’s foremost collector, reseller and recycler of used cell phones and accessories, today announced it has entered into a partnership with Oregon-based Consumer Cellular, one of the oldest and largest mobile virtual network operators, to collect wireless handsets for recycling from their customers across the country. Proceeds from the new program will benefit Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, the oldest full-service children’s hospital in Oregon.

The cell phone recycling program features a unique pre-paid, take home mailer that allows Consumer Cellular customers to mail their used and/or unwanted cell phones directly to ReCellular for recycling or reuse. In addition, customers can take their used cell phones to Consumer Cellular for drop off in on-site collection boxes. Proceeds from the program will go directly to benefit the children’s hospital and help meet the special needs of children seeking medical attention.

“As one of the industry’s largest and oldest mobile virtual network operators, Consumer Cellular is thrilled to have partnered with ReCellular to launch a customized cell phone recycling program. From an environmental standpoint, we believe it is critical that our customers have an easy way to properly dispose of their old cellular phones. With our program, customers simply place the phone in an envelope and drop it in the mail. There is no cost and very little effort required. And the fact that Consumer Cellular and our customers can also support such a worthy cause as Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in the process is simply amazing,” said John Marick, President, Consumer Cellular.

Companies and consumers alike are facing increased pressure to diminish their environmental impact. Consumer Cellular and ReCellular offer a trusted, environmentally responsible option for disposing of unused cell phones. ReCellular is certified to ISO 14001 certification. Approximately half of the phones collected will be reused — considered the ultimate form of cell phone recycling. These phones are reconditioned and reprogrammed before being sold to wholesalers from more than 40 countries. Used cell phones that cannot be resold are dismantled and recycled under ReCellular’s corporate “zero landfill” policy.

Protect the environment and help heal a child at Doernbecher today. Recycle your used cell phone at any Consumer Cellular location or visit ConsumerCellular.com to print a pre-paid shipping label!

About Consumer Cellular:

Consumer Cellular is one of the oldest and largest mobile virtual network operators of cellular phone service in the United States. Established in October 1995, the company specializes in meeting the underserved needs of individual consumers who are looking for the benefits of cellular service (safety and convenience) but have only causal usage needs — and thus do not want to pay the high monthly fees associated with traditional carrier price plans. Additionally, they are one of the few post-paid wireless providers that do not require a long-term contract with their service. Everything about Consumer Cellular is designed to make the service and customer experience simple. Consumer Cellular’s core customer base is mature individuals 50+ years old with services marketed jointly through such organizations as AARP and AAA Automobile Club. The company is privately held and headquartered in Portland, Oregon. To learn more about Consumer Cellular, visit ConsumerCellular.com or call 800-686-4460.

About Doernbecher:

Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, the first full-service children’s hospital in Oregon, offers a full-spectrum of pediatric care for hospitalized children. Children from Oregon, Southwest Washington, and surrounding states make more than 155,000 visits to Doernbecher Children’s Hospital annually. Doernbecher is a beautiful facility dedicated solely to the special needs of children. From sculpted birds overhead in the lobby to open courtyards with waterwheels, every detail is focused on children and the people close to them. Funds raised through this program will help support the greatest area of need decided by hospital staff.

About ReCellular Inc. and Cell Phone Recycling:

With offices in the United States, Hong Kong, and Brazil, ReCellular Inc. is the world’s foremost collector, reseller and recycler of used cell phones and accessories. We provide solutions for the collection, reuse and recycling of used personal electronics that generate financial return for our partners, quality products for our customers, funding for charity organizations, and protection of the environment. Corporate and wholesale information is available at ReCellular.com. Consumer information, including the Cell Phone Data Eraser and charity fundraising information, is available at WirelessRecycling.com.

Press contacts:

ReCellular

Meredith Newman

734-205-2289

meredithnewman[@]recellular.com

Consumer Cellular

Damonn Levine

971-223-3004

DamonnL[@]ConsumerCellular.com

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On National Missing Children’s Day AdaptiveMobile Warns US Parents About the Hidden Dangers Cell Phones Could Pose for Children and Teenagers

Dublin, Ireland (PRWEB) May 26, 2008

AdaptiveMobile, http://www.adaptivemobile.com, the leading provider of mobile subscriber protection for enterprises and individuals, today issued a warning to parents to be aware of the risks and hidden dangers the mobile environment poses to children. The company is making this announcement to commemorate National Missing Children’s Day, to honor the estimated 800,000 children that go missing each year, more than 2,000 per day. The dangers in unrestricted internet usage is well known among US parents, and AdaptiveMobile wants parents to be aware that cell phones can allow predators and strangers to have almost unrestricted access to their children via social networking sites, texting and MMS. In one recent chilling example, a 14 year old girl in the US was sexually assaulted by a man who contacted her through her a profile she posted by cell phone on a mobile social networking site.

Many of the guidelines for child protection and safety overlook the cell phone and focus on the computer, but doing so can have dire consequences for children. In a 2007 survey, AdaptiveMobile found that children access the internet from their phones an average of nine times per day, often without their parents’ knowledge. AdaptiveMobile is highlighting the following risks for parents:

“Save-A-Tooth


Wayne, PA (PRWEB) January 28, 2010

Recent research has shown that normally shedding baby teeth and extracted wisdom teeth can be a source of stem cells that are the equivalent to umbilical cord blood stem cells. The use of umbilical cord blood as a source of stem cells has been routine for several years. However, this method has many problems. The window of time for the retrieval of the cord blood is very short, the hospital staff needs to be well trained in the technique and it is expensive.

Provias Store-A-Tooth service Store-A-Tooth.com allows families to preserve the stem cells found in extracted wisdom teeth and normally shedding baby teeth.

The discovery that extracted wisdom teeth and baby teeth are a rich source of stem cells overcomes many of the problems that arise with umbilical cord blood extraction. Every child loses twenty baby teeth over a period of six to eight years and 1.4 million wisdom teeth are extracted each year. Each of these is a rich source of stem cells. In the past, these teeth were thrown in a trashcan but now they can be placed in a Save-A-Tooth

Dental Practice in McAllen TX Offers Patients the Opportunity to Save Precious Stem Cells from Teeth, Introduces Store-A-Tooth Dental Stem Cell Banking

McAllen, TX (PRWEB) October 11, 2011

Nearly everyone has heard of the potential of stem cells to treat a wide range of serious diseases. Yet few people realize that a rich source of these cells is teethbaby teeth that come loose during childhood, wisdom teeth extracted from teens or young adults, and teeth that need to be pulled to make room for braces. These potent stem cells exist in the dental pulp of any healthy tooth and can be preserved to protect a familys future health.

Dr. Kenneth Baker, DDS, who performs general dentistry and oral surgery at Medical Center North Dental Associates in McAllen Texas, is at the forefront of bringing stem cell innovation to his community. By partnering with Store-A-Tooth, he now offers the highest quality dental stem cell preservation to his patients. This service enables parents to save the stem cells from their childrens teeth as an investment in their familys health. There is no greater gift to give your child than added protection toward their future, said Dr. Baker. Our goal is to bring the highest level of quality to everything we do thats why were a leader in sedation dentistry, and why were pleased to introduce Store-A-Tooth, a minimally invasive, more affordable and convenient option for saving a childs stem cells.

The process is simple. The family makes an appointment with Dr. Baker to extract the teeth for example, baby teeth which would be falling out naturally, teeth needing to be pulled for braces or wisdom teeth which are scheduled to be extracted. The dentist places the teeth in a special Store-A-Tooth transport kit to protect them during overnight transport to the lab. There, the sample is tested for viability and processed for long-term cryopreservation, and a Lab Report is sent for confirmation to the family that the stem cells have been safely processed and stored.

Preservation of Dental Stem Cells for Future Needs

Research, while early, is increasingly showing promise that dental stem cells may someday play a role in treatments for such serious conditions as Type 1 Diabetes, stroke, cardiovascular disease, spinal cord injuries, and neurological conditions such as Alzheimers and Parkinsons. In fact, since 2000 when National Institutes of Health researchers first discovered potent stems cells in teeth, this new source of stem cells has gained significant focus within the research community. Dental stem cells have already been used in human studies to treat periodontal (gum) disease and to regrow jawbone.

As awareness of dental stem cells grows; the possibility of banking baby teeth is increasingly piquing the interest of parents seeking an additional layer of promise against disease for their child. Banking stem cells (preserving the stem cells in long-term cryopreservation tanks so they can later be used for clinical use), is commonly done with bone marrow and umbilical cord blood and is a well established technology. But now, with the discovery of dental stem cells, parents can bank their childs baby or wisdom teeth an easy, affordable and convenient option to save their familys stem cells.

For more information:

Dr. Kenneth W. Baker, DDS

Medical Center North Dental Associates

5000 North Tenth St.

McAllen, TX

(956) 686-2052 or toll-free 866-712-8910

http://www.drkbaker.com/


About Store-A-Tooth, a service of Provia Laboratories LLC

Provia Laboratories, LLC (http://www.provialabs.com) is a health services company specializing in high quality biobanking (reservation of biological specimens). The companys Store-A-Tooth service platform enables the collection, transport, processing, and storage of dental stem cells for potential use in future stem-cell therapies. The company advises industrial, academic, and governmental clients on matters related to the preservation of biological specimens for research and clinical use. In addition, Provia offers a variety of products for use in complex biobanking environments to improve sample logistics, security, and quality. Provia Labs is a member of ISBER, the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories. For more information on dental stem cell banking, please visit http://www.store-a-tooth.com or call 1-877-867-5753.

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Store-A-Tooth Dental Stem Cell Banking Announces Commitment to Find a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes


Lexington, MA (PRWEB) September 27, 2012

Provia Labs Store-A-Tooth, a leader in dental stem cell preservation, announces a new program, Store a Tooth – Find a Cure, to support type 1 diabetes research. With Store-A-Tooth, parents can bank the stem cells from their childrens teeth to take advantage of potential future stem cell therapies for conditions such as type 1 diabetes. To underscore its commitment to families managing type 1 diabetes, Provia Labs will donate up to 50% of its proceeds to fund diabetes research. The news comes in advance of Stem Cell Awareness Day on October 3.

Every time a parent enrolls with Store-A-Tooth to bank their childs stem cells and mentions Find a Cure, the company will donate up to half its proceeds to support leading diabetes research organizations, such as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), Diabetes Research Institute in Miami, or Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston. The total funds raised will be announced at the Children with Diabetes Conference, July 9-14, 2013 in Orlando, Florida. Provia Labs will also make a donation for everyone who takes a short stem cell quiz on the newly launched Store a Tooth Find a Cure web platform at http://www.stemcellsforacure.com.

We feel it is important that all families have the option to store their stem cells, especially if they have conditions for which stem cells have a great deal of promise, such as type 1 diabetes, said Provia Labs CEO Howard Greenman. Unfortunately, most of the one million Americans affected by the condition and the 15,000 children newly diagnosed each year missed the opportunity to bank stem cells from their cord blood when they were born. The Store a Tooth – Find a Cure initiative is driven by our dedication to increase awareness and raise research funds so that more children can benefit from a future stem cell cure for diabetes.

A 2011 study published in the Journal of Dental Research showed that stem cells from teeth can produce insulin in a glucose responsive manner. In the study, the stem cells were harvested from baby teeth taken out during routine dental care in kids age 7-11; research has also focused on stem cells from extracted wisdom teeth. In the July 2012 issue of Diabetes Care, Chinese scientists reported that an experimental procedure using adult stem cells enabled half of their patients to go off insulin for over 18 months. The pace of research shows promise that in the near future, stem cell therapies might be useful in the fight against type 1 diabetes.

Store-A-Tooth makes it easy for families and their dentists to collect teeth removed during normal dental procedures, such as when baby teeth come loose, wisdom teeth are extracted, or teeth are pulled for orthodontia. Samples are sent overnight to a state-of-the-art laboratory where theyre processed and tested then carefully preserved at very low temperatures until the day new stem cell therapies become routinely available.

Store-A-Tooth recently exhibited for the third time at the Children with Diabetes conference this summer. The company is also a sponsor of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk to Cure Diabetes in Boston (October 13, 2012).

To find out more information about the Store a Tooth – Find a Cure initiative or to join the cause, please visit http://www.stemcellsforacure.com or http://www.facebook.com/storeatoothfindacure.

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About Provia Laboratories, LLC

Provia Laboratories, LLC (http://www.provialabs.com) is a health services company specializing in high quality biobanking (the collection, transport, processing, and cryogenic storage of biological specimens). Its dental stem cell banking service, Store-A-Tooth, gives parents the option to store stem cells today to protect their childrens health tomorrow. Store-A-Tooth preserves precious stem cells from baby and wisdom teeth that would otherwise be discarded, so parents can be prepared for advances in stem cell therapies that someday may help treat conditions such as type 1 diabetes, spinal cord injury, heart attack, stroke, and neurological disorders like Parkinsons and Alzheimers.

For more information about Store-A-Tooth dental stem cell banking, please call 1-877-867-5753 or visit us at http://www.store-a-tooth.com or Like Store-A-Tooth at http://www.facebook.com/storeatooth.







Reverse Cell Phone Search Helps Moms and Dads Lookup Kid’s Phone Records


Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) November 06, 2012

Reverse cell phone search is a new way that parents can learn exactly who is calling their kids. The http://www.reversephonelookupapp.com website is offering access to this lookup search that parents can now use to find out more information about the numbers that come into a childs cell phone. These online reports are generated that include first name, last name, GPS maps, street address and other helpful information to inform parents about the owner of a phone number.

Bullying is one threat that some children face at school and away from school. While schools all over the country are aware of this problem, little has been done to protect mobile phone bullies from Cyberstalking other children. There are stalking crimes on the books in many states that prevent the illegal stalking of minor children although some parents are fighting back using other means. The Reverse Phone Lookup App website is one form of help that is now available on the Internet.

One method that some users of cell phones use to block caller identification is by using third party agencies to mask the original number. Many of these services are available for free and easily accessible. Mobile phone apps have been created to help some mobile phone users mask outgoing calls.

The Reverse Phone Lookup App website search system is helping to combat the use of masking by allowing its free and premium phone searches to be conducted from any city in the U.S.

Sex offenders are one group of people that have used phone contact to meet minor children online. Social media websites do what is possible online to prevent children from creating social media accounts although some children have been successful using these websites. News reports have made public some information that revealed sex offenders frequent social media websites in an effort to meet children.

The reverse mobile phone search system is able to give out phone user information that is entered into its database. This database now has over one billion phone records from U.S. agencies. These agencies include retail, utility and other agencies that share user information with data management companies.

Parents can use the online search function of the Reverse Phone Lookup App website 365 days a year to conduct private searches online. Both free and annual subscriptions are available for parents that want daily access to search unlimited mobile phone numbers online.

About Reverse Phone Lookup App

The Reverse Phone Lookup App database includes over one billion records that help identify individuals and entities that own cell phones, landline phones and voice or PBX phone systems worldwide. Some of the data in the database is extracted from third party sources that could include creditors or agencies that share consumer information. Both free and premium phone tracing services are available to anyone in any country in the world. The efforts to fight privacy are now underway and the Reverse Phone Lookup App website, powered by Phone Detective, is helping to lead the charge online.







Store-A-Tooth Dental Stem Cell Banking Announces Appointment of Dedicated Representative in South Florida


Lexington, MA (PRWEB) December 13, 2012

Provia Labs Store-A-Tooth, a leader in dental stem cell preservation, announces Traci White as the dedicated representative spearheading the companys newly launched South Florida field office. White brings over 11 years of experience in stem cell banking to her new role. Her understanding of the science of stem cells will aid her in educating the South Florida community on the benefits of banking stem cells from teeth.

Ms. White will be responsible for providing resources and support to dentists who offer the Store-A-Tooth service to patients in their practices, as well as educating local families about the powerful choice they can make to bank their childrens stem cells when teeth come out. In addition, White will be charged with introducing Store-A-Tooth locally to organizations such as the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) and the Cleveland Clinic Florida.

We invited Store-A-Tooth to participate in our practices Annual Scientific Conference and Dentist Day because we think its important that our referring dentists learn about new technologies, said Dr. Kurt Friedman, DDS, an oral surgeon with the Oral Facial Reconstruction and Implant Center of South Florida and a Fellow of the AAOMS.

Dr. Jeffrey Eisner, DMD, of Eisner Oral Surgery in Miami concurs: I treat patients every day with conditions that could be solved with stem cells in the future. Patients should know about this cutting edge and promising technology which could safeguard their childrens future. According to Eisners Vice President of Operations, Sonny Diblasi who stored her sons dental stem cells last year the practice routinely tells patients about Store-A-Tooth as part of their patient education prior to scheduled extractions.

Traci White joins Store-A-Tooth after 11 years as one of the top Clinical Consultants at Viacord, a pioneer in the cord blood banking industry. White began her career at Viacord as Senior Account Business Manager serving South Florida and was instrumental in the inauguration of private cord blood/cord tissue stem cell banking in the women’s healthcare industry by providing educational services to OB/GYNs and their patients. Today, more than 80 diseases are treatable by cord blood stem cell transplants.

According to Howard Greenman, CEO of Store-A-Tooth, Tracis vast knowledge of stem cell banking will prove to be a valuable asset to the South Florida community as she will aid many families in making an informed decision to preserve their childrens dental stem cells for future use.

Stem cells are present in healthy teeth, and can easily be collected as a child loses baby teeth, or from teeth being pulled for orthodontia or wisdom teeth extractions. Dental stem cell banking gives families the opportunity to store their childs stem cells long after birth for potential use in therapies for conditions such as type 1 diabetes, spinal cord injuries, stroke, heart attack and neurological disorders such as Parkinsons and Alzheimers.

About Provia Laboratories, LLC

Provia Laboratories, LLC (http://www.provialabs.com) is a health services company specializing in high quality biobanking (the collection, transport, processing, and cryogenic storage of biological specimens). Its dental stem cell banking service, Store-A-Tooth, gives parents the option to store stem cells today to protect their childrens health tomorrow. Store-A-Tooth preserves precious stem cells from baby and wisdom teeth that would otherwise be discarded, so parents can be prepared for advances in stem cell therapies that someday may help treat conditions such as type 1 diabetes, spinal cord injury, heart attack, stroke, and neurological disorders like Parkinsons and Alzheimers.

For more information about Store-A-Tooth dental stem cell banking, please call 1-877-867-5753 or visit us at http://www.store-a-tooth.com or Like Store-A-Tooth at Facebook.com/storeatooth. Visit Facebook.com/StoreAToothFindACure to learn more about their Stem Cells for a Cure initiative to support diabetes research.







Reverse Mobile Search for Unlisted Numbers Added Online to Cell Phone Registry


Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) December 27, 2012

Cell Phone Registry has added an unlisted reverse mobile phone number search tool to its website online. This new tool is helping to locate unpublished and unlisted numbers through this new database. This service is now offered as an alternative to a regular Caller ID system that could be incomplete or have outdated data. The new search tool available here is now available for adults to use online.

Over 300 million mobile phone subscribers now exist in the U.S. according to mobile data. These users make calls, send texts and some can lookup information from a mobile browser. Privacy acts in some U.S. states allow a person to opt-out of communication mailing lists and other actions that could make phone numbers available to the public.

The CellPhoneRegistry.com website is helping to provide its database of numbers as a secondary option to other types of phone lookup companies. The information that is gathered, sorted and stored inside of the new company database is acquired from private and from public sources. There are now over 200 million numbers that are marked as unlisted, unknown or unpublished in other caller identification databases.

The new reverse phone search tool for unlisted numbers can be used in more than one way. As a lookup tool, the data that is supplied can be used to screen calls that come in to a person’s phone. Numbers that do not display on cellular Caller ID systems can be searched online. A person that receives prank calls or suspicious phone calls could now use the search tool to retrieve phone carrier information, mailing address and first or last name data of a caller.

Parents can search the phone records of a minor child that is on a shared phone plan using this new tool available. An assortment of criteria can be used to search for the owner of a number using this new system. A premium plan is now offered that makes it possible to search unlimited records for an entire year. This affordable plan is a cost effective solution to have the protection that these public records can provide.

About Cell Phone Registry

The Cell Phone Registry website was launched in 2009 to provide immediate access to public phone records for online searching. This company has expanded its services and now includes more detailed reports, millions of numbers and an easy to use online interface. The preliminary and premium search features that are offered by this company help adults to locate, verify and compare a range of U.S. citizen data. The Cell Phone Registry website offers its online services as an alternative to traditional Caller ID services that can often have incomplete data.