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SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The field of plastic surgery has long had a gender imbalance: while 92% of patients are women, most plastic surgeons are men. In fact, only 1 out of 5 plastic surgeons is female. This is gradually changing, due in part to women like board certified plastic surgeon Christa Clark, MD, FACS, who employs an all-female staff at her practice, Granite Bay Cosmetic Surgery.
Flightpath Biosciences Launches via Illumina Accelerator: Will Conduct Largest Clinical Biomarker Study in Lyme Disease
BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Flightpath Biosciences, a life sciences company, launched today claiming a spot in Illumina Accelerator's second global class to develop diagnostics and microbiome-targeted therapeutics to treat rare pathogen-driven diseases. The company has operated in stealth since its founding in mid-2019 and has built a pipeline of drug candidates for a wide range of diseases, starting with acute and Persistent Lyme Disease (PLD).
VENTURA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) named Progenabiome "Outstanding Poster Presenter" for its poster: "Successful Bacterial Engraftment Identified by Next Generation Sequencing Following Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Clostridioides difficile Infection," which will be presented virtually at the ACG Annual Scientific Meeting this week.
ProgenaBiome Announces Alzheimer’s Patient Recalls Daughter’s Birthday After Undergoing Fecal Transplant
VENTURA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Sabine Hazan, founder of ProgenaBiome, a genetic sequencing lab in California, achieved rapid improvement in Alzheimer's disease (AD) symptoms in an 82-year-old male patient following fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT).
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- They say first impressions are everything, and Marina Del Rey orthodontist Dr. Mario Paz celebrates that mantra with his over 6000th installation of braces. Throughout his extensive career, Dr. Paz has improved the smiles of over 6,000+ patients ranging in age from six to 86.
Healthcare Career Pathways Collaborative Program Honors Third Cohort Graduates, Certified Nursing Assistants
PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Healthcare Career Pathways, a collaborative educational program created by Mt. Diablo Adult Education; Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda; and Opportunity Junction, is proud to announce the graduation of its third cohort of Certified Nursing Assistants.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A recent community-led effort to test San Francisco residents for COVID-19, including the unhoused populations in Bayview and Sunnydale/Visitacion Valley gave Bay Area Medical Academy (BAMA) phlebotomy students first-hand experience administering COVID-19 testing to underserved populations.
Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda, Together with Partners, Distributes Free PPE to Facilities in Alameda County
PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda today announces the upcoming free drive-through PPE distribution to Alameda County facilities on Friday, June 26, 2020.
Mi Dentista is First Los Angeles Dental Clinic Using Hospital-Type HVAC Systems to Mitigate Diseases Like COVID-19
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mi Dentista Dental Clinic in collaboration with a mechanical engineering firm, HVAC Engineering, has set up the first known dental clinic in Los Angeles that uses Negative Pressure Environments to mitigate diseases like COVID-19, namely the disease associated with the SARS-Cov-2 virus.
San Diego-based The PPE Supply Co. distributes medical supplies nationwide to hospitals and government agencies
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A local San Diego company, The PPE Supply Co., plays a significant role in getting hospitals and government agencies the PPE they need. Located in San Marcos, California the company began in an attempt to help during the coronavirus crisis.
Record Early Enrollment for Lower Extremity IEP Fellows, Residents & Young Surgeon 3rd Annual Course
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Magnifi Group, Inc. and Bespa Global, LLC, co-organizers of the program, announced today that despite the change of date for its 3rd Annual Lower Extremity IEP Fellows, Residents and Young Surgeons Course it is still experiencing record early registration. The course, originally scheduled for May 1-3 will take place from Nov. 6-8, 2020 at The Omni Downtown, Austin, Texas.
Magnifi Group announces Record Early Spine Fellows & Young Surgeon Enrollment for 10th Annual Spine IEP Course
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Magnifi Group, Inc., announced today it is experiencing record early registration for its 10th Annual Spine IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons' Course (Spine Interactive Educational Program). The course will be conducted November 20-22 at The Fairmont Hotel, Austin, Texas.
Sufi Psychology Association – The Only COVID-19 Initiative that Brings Self-Care to Frontliners While in Action
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On National Nurses Day, the Sufi Psychology Association ("SPA"), through its "Caring for Our Caregivers" COVID-19 initiative, will provide direct access to hours of self-care and meditation programs to help bring solace to healthcare professionals fighting on the frontlines of this pandemic.
ComForCare Home Care North County Implements Innovative OversightMD Inc. Solution to Protect Caregivers and Clients During COVID-19 Pandemic
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ComForCare Home Care North County San Diego, a leading provider of in-home care services, has partnered with OverSightMD Inc., the leader in employee & patient population oversight, to deliver daily employee and patient wellness screenings that can help to detect symptoms of COVID-19 and other communicable disease infections.
Talon International, a global manufacturer, is leveraging its supply chain, delivering millions of pieces of PPE to global market
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Talon International, has retooled its manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and around the world to supply Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for medical and non-medical. Talon is supplying 3-ply face masks and medical-grade face shields, as well as cloth masks, gloves, alcohol wipes, hand sanitizer, and isolation gowns.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Magnifi Group, Inc., a global leader in dynamic online training solutions through its FDA-Compliant Learn-WiseGo eLearning Platform, has released its COVID-19 course at no cost to its global client base and is available for public purchase.
California Entrepreneurs Golden Eagle International Can Provide Millions of Masks to Hospitals to battle COVID-19
SANTA ROSA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Golden Eagle International LLC (GEI), a veteran owned global product developer and producer, announced today that they can provide tens of millions of FDA sanctioned KN95 and N95 Respirator Masks as well as Medical Face Shields from their global network to our brave healthcare workers who are literally begging for these items.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- For first responders and healthcare practitioners seeking relief from COVID-19-induced stress and fear, Mind Flow Hypnosis is answering the call. It's currently offering a free hypnosis session via Zoom or Skype in an effort to do its part to help nurses and other healthcare practitioners during this global pandemic.
ROKiT Pharma Pre-clinical Studies Show Tremendous Promise for Naturally Derived Cancer Drug, ROK-001
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ROKiT Pharma, Inc., a public-benefit corporation dedicated to putting patients first, announced today it is rapidly progressing through final preclinical studies and moving forward with preparation for the initiation of a Phase 1b/2 clinical trial of ROK-001, a potentially low toxicity cancer drug derived from natural ingredients.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Fear not, we're going to get through this. Every time society has been tested, we've risen to the challenge, says Jordan Etem, founder of Jordan Etem Networks. We've experienced some major setbacks from unforeseen forces before. Coronavirus is a test on the healthcare system, locally, regionally, and nationally. It also is a test on responsiveness and response systems.
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In response to the COVID-19 pandemic affecting every corner of the world, a 24-year-old pre-medical student teamed up with his father to design and manufacture the Mobile Pathogen Testing Unit (MPTU) to be used to combat this viral outbreak. Chase Berman, a current Infectious Diseases researcher at University of California Irvine, and his father, Christopher Berman, have brought forth a mobile unit converted from a 20-foot shipping container, capable of mass viral testing in a highly efficient manner.
Innovative Telehealth Co, BabyLiveAdvice, Gives Expectant Mothers and Parents Peace of Mind During COVID-19 Crisis
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- No greater concern exists in the current crisis of COVID-19 than for expectant mothers and their loved ones. The problem is two-fold, says BabyLiveAdvice. Women don't want to risk their health by exposing themselves and their unborn or newborn babies to the virus. And, even if they did try to seek outside support during these trying times, an overwhelmed healthcare system cannot meet the need.
Stress from Coronavirus Fear Prompts Teeth Grinding says Marina Del Rey Orthodontist Dr. Mario Paz who Shares Stress Reducing Tips
MARINA DEL REY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Throughout his 30-year career, Dr. Mario Paz is used to hearing reasons why patients grind their teeth at night, but now it's about COVID-19. "Fears of the virus are creating new anxieties causing patients to clench their jaws for sustained period. This alters their bite causing pain," he says.
Push Button Care Mobilizes Certified Senior Advisors in Calif. and Across US to Provide a Local Response Team
MILPITAS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Push Button Care, a division of OverSightMD Inc., has mobilized Certified Senior Advisors nationwide to bring its special support services directly to vulnerable seniors concerned about staying independent while facing the current health crisis and beyond.
MILPITAS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- OverSightMD Inc., headquartered in Milpitas, California, has activated a self-quarantine support service through its existing Push Button Care division. The purpose is to apply our Push Button Care senior health monitoring program to meet the health monitoring needs of the medically vulnerable or others who may need to self-quarantine during the COVID-19 outbreak.
AI-powered digital health company, Zanthion, named Top 10 Home Healthcare Solution Provider for 2020
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Zanthion, an AI-powered digital health company that provides technology solutions for home healthcare, senior group living, and remote patient monitoring, was recently chosen as a Top 10 Home Healthcare Solution Provider by Healthcare Tech Outlook, a print platform offering healthcare decision makers critical information on adopting, innovating and building new programs and approaches to enhance their capability to provide care.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bay Area Lyme Foundation, a leading sponsor of Lyme disease research in the U.S., announces the opening of the San Diego collection site of the Bay Area Lyme Foundation's Lyme Disease Biobank, which is the first program to provide researchers with blood and urine samples from people with early Lyme disease from multiple endemic regions across the country.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As part of the state’s response to address the global COVID-19 outbreak, Governor Gavin Newsom today declared a State of Emergency to make additional resources available, formalize emergency actions already underway across multiple state agencies and departments, and help the state prepare for broader spread of COVID-19.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Chad Anfinson is Zanthion's newest recruit who has accepted the role of Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer. Chad comes to Zanthion by way of the Senior Living Industry. He began his career in the late 90's as the sales leader for newly constructed Assisted Living Communities in Florida.
Silicon Beach Welcomes EevolveSelf, a New Cosmetic MedSpa Offering the Latest Treatments to Revitalize, Rejuvenate and Restore
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A custom Glam-Squad for Injectables, Skin and Body Care. Specializing in non-surgical treatments, exclusive CBD facials, and an IV Drip lounge for total body results. Because every face is different, EevolveSelf focuses on individual solutions that prevent signs of aging, enhance and restore your natural beauty.
Nurse Innovator at BabyLiveAdvice Impacts Moms’ and Babies’ Health in ‘Year of the Nurse and Midwife’
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- BabyLiveAdvice, Inc., a Los Angeles-based, woman-owned social enterprise, supports pregnant moms and parents from preconception through early childhood via telehealth, phone and chat. The company's mission is to help one million moms and their babies to be happy and healthy.
Introducing The CALNOC Nightingale Research Fund: Raising Nursing’s Voice in Health Services Research
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- CALNOC is pleased to introduce The CALNOC Nightingale Research Fund, an innovative and opportune resource in health services research focused on and administrated by nursing. We are excited to announce the Research Fund today in honor of Florence Nightingale and in celebration of the Year of the Nurse 2020.
Bay Area Medical Academy Apprenticeship Provides Effective Pathway for Kaiser Permanente Employees to Upgrade Their Job Skills
SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bay Area Medical Academy, SEIU UHW-West, and the SEIU-UHW & Joint Employer Education Fund (the Education Fund) have announced today that they have partnered to offer Medical Assistant Apprenticeship training to Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara employees.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SciScore announces the release of its innovative solution, the first and only working application of its kind, in support of the pre-clinical scientific research community's pursuit of reproducibility and transparency.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Magnifi Group, Inc., a developer of e-learning technology for the medical device industry, will have a record turnout of medical device and biotech companies at its 9th Annual Spine IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons' Course (Spine Interactive Educational Program).
Neurotech Leaders Forum 2019 in San Francisco: Fifteen Neurotechnology Startups to Present at the Event
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neurotech Reports, the publisher of the Neurotech Business Report newsletter, announced that 15 promising neurotechnology startups and early-stage firms will present at the 2019 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco, November 4-5. The 19th annual event-the most established in the industry-will also feature presentations and panel discussions on important issues confronting the neurotechnology industry.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Zanthion launches SMART Lifetime, a complete personal and home security system for life, with no subscription fees and proactive health monitoring with crowdsourced awareness. Zanthion is an AI digital healthcare company with a class-leading Senior Care IoT Platform.
MILPITAS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- OverSightMD has made Connelly Certified Care, a St. Charles Illinois based home care company as its exclusive certified partner to offer aging in place solutions to seniors and their families in the greater Chicago area.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- John Sebesta has joined Zanthion(TM) as their new CFO. John has many years of experience as a financial consultant, owning and operating a business and negotiating difficult international military contracts. His experience is an excellent fit for Zanthion's current need to satisfy rigorous US compliance requirements and their marketing and sales efforts in Mexico and South America.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- John Hagelgans has joined Zanthion(TM) as their new CTO. Zanthion spent over a year looking for a new chief technology officer based in the United States with the integrity and intelligence to help them achieve dominance in the elderly care market.
Brand New Day Taps OverSightMD to Offer Its Aging In Place Platform and Services to Senior Members Throughout California
WESTMINSTER, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Brand New Day, a Medicare Advantage prescription plan available in 12 California counties, has tapped Milpitas, Calif. based OverSightMD, to offer its high-tech aging in place platform and services to senior members living at home.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- End of Life Choices California announced today the official launch of its newly established non-profit organization dedicated to providing factual information and personal support regarding California's End of Life Option Act (EOLOA) and all other legal end-of-life options to the medical community and to the public.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A newly published market research report from Neurotech Reports, the leading market intelligence firm in the neurotechnology industry, forecasts that the worldwide market for bioelectronic medicine and related technologies will reach $16.6 billion by 2025.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) announces its collaboration and partnership with California State Senator Anthony Portantino (D, SD 25) in the drafting of Senate Bill 172 Firearms, enhancing safe storage protections for the two most vulnerable populations in our society: the elderly and children.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On March 14, 2019 the National Residency Match Program (NRMP) released the list of applicants that applied for a Post Graduate Training slot also known as a medical "Residency." There were just over 44,600 applicants that applied for 35,000 residency positions nationwide, says Residents Medical.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Residents Medical, a woman-owned, internationally-renowned graduate medical education organization, is excited to celebrate International Woman's Day on March 8, 2019. Agata Everest, owner, has a special passion for the recognition this day brings to women, worldwide.
SAN MATEO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Nationally-recognized advocate and best-selling author David Sheff will be the featured speaker at the 16th Annual Circle of Support Luncheon in Menlo Park on April 26, 2019. This annual benefit event, which is presented by the nonprofit organization Caminar and its Family & Children Services of Silicon Valley division, raises funds for local behavioral health and supportive services.
Absolute Trust Talk Podcast Focuses on Alzheimer’s: Early Detection, Future Planning and Signs Misinterpreted
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Absolute Trust Talk, a monthly podcast released by Absolute Trust Counsel, recently sat down with Dori Sproul, a family care specialist from the Alzheimer's Association of Northern California, to discuss the myths and misconceptions associated with Alzheimer's - a growing epidemic that affects more than 5 million people each year.
Canada’s Medical Residency Crisis: Canadians are finding it difficult to land medical residencies in Canada and that’s leaving their career in...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Canadians are finding it difficult to land medical residencies in Canada and that's leaving their career in limbo. But there are solutions and working with Residents Medical, an education, preparatory, consulting, and placement organization, is an effective one.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Lower Extremity Fellows, Residents and Young Surgeons from leading US Orthopaedic and Podiatric Surgery Centers and Hospitals will attend the 2nd annual Lower Extremity IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons' Course, to be held in Denver, Colo., May 3 - 5, 2019, Magnifi Group announced today.