BUFFALO, N.Y.–The American Heart Association changed the definition of high blood pressure for the first time in 14 years this week. It means half of adults in the U.S. now have high blood pressure. Under the new guidelines, high blood pressure is now defined as readings of 130 over 80. That’s compared to 140 over 90 in the past.
EAST AMHERST, N.Y.–Students at Williamsville East High School are sending a message through art. They held a paint splash outside the school today in recognition of the “Sources of Strength” program. It’s a national suicide prevention program and the school’s taken part in it for the past four years. Students pledged to break the silence if someone they know needs help. They threw balloons filled with different colored paint at a white canvas to make a piece of art. “You’re not alone.
BUFFALO, N.Y.–The video and sound from the mass shooting in Las Vegas that killed 58 innocent people Sunday reached people all over the country, including in Western New York. “I know grown men are not supposed to cry, but I almost cried because it’s crazy,” Dominique Turner, who lives in Buffalo, said. Confusion, anger and sadness are all emotions social workers say are common after mass shootings. “I am definitely getting tired of seeing mass shootings,” Sarah Gault, from Buffalo, said.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".