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Right Path Drug Rehab: A Lower Client Intake Has Led to Higher Rate of Recovery

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- At Right Path Drug Rehab, their compassionate and knowledgeable staff members focus on restoring clients to their maximum potential through an individualized addiction recovery program, complete with support in all areas. No one should have to face recovery alone.
U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas

Affordable Care Act helps double the insured in San Fernando Valley, Calif.

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, Calif. Congressman U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley, Calif.), a member of the Health Subcommittee...
Growthnet

Growthnet: First Multi-Lingual Group Counseling Comes to the Web

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Reliable group counseling by certified experts is now available online, according to a group of therapists, psychologists, and consultants who have coalesced to form Growthnet, the world's largest multi-lingual network of Web-based group counselors. According to founders John Toomey, Amy Chang, and Savithri Gandhi, current technology allows services to be provided in several languages, with simultaneous interpretation soon to be available in 17 different tongues.

California Board of Chiropractic Examiners allegedly Attacks Chiropractic Activist for Opposition to Forced Vaccinations

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractor in Marin County, Calif., received two complaints from the California Board of Chiropractic Examiners last week. 'I expected to be attacked by a government that not merely protects the medical industry; it actively promotes that industry, and forces their procedures upon us, especially the children, without regard to safety, efficacy or the right to choose.'

Schoenwetter Supplements announces RxQ Antioxidant Complex for those faced with excessive life stress

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Schoenwetter Supplements, LLC announces the release of an advanced concept formulation of antioxidants, RxQ Antioxidant Complex. Its proprietary antioxidant formula takes into consideration not only adding antioxidants that can rapidly be depleted but is mindful of the necessary other constituents that serve to help recycle some important antioxidant systems that are everywhere present in our bodies.
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Calif. Day Care Center Worker Vaccination Bill Approved by Assembly Human Services Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calif. Assembly Committee on Human Services yesterday approved SB 792 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on a...

Opinion: The Failure of Modern Medicine and Growing Opioid Addiction

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 'Giving voice to a growing public health problem,' notes Dr. Don Harte, Marin County chiropractor, 'a recent cover of TIME magazine bears a picture of a fishhook, with a pill as 'bait.' That cover proclaims 'They're the most powerful painkillers ever invented. And they're creating the worst addiction crisis America has ever seen.' No kidding!'
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Bill to Protect the Genetic Profiles of Californians Clears Assembly Floor – AB 170

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A closely watched bill by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) to strengthen notice requirements for the storage of newborn blood...
CARR

San Diego County Awards Contract to CARR for Development of Assisted Living Facility Rating System

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The County of San Diego, Aging and Independence Services awarded Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) a fixed price contract for a pilot project to create a rating system for the County's assisted living facilities, and to develop a consumer-friendly website to display the ratings and facility information.

Rejuvatek Medical's New Non-laser Tattoo Removal Technology helps Half-Removed Tattoos Get Treated

PACIFICA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sympathizing with those who started their tattoo removal process but whose service provider could no longer continue with the process, Rejuvatek Medical, Inc. of Sandy, Utah, flew in a top tattoo artist from Virginia, Melissa Lukeson, in order to continue the tattoo removal process for those 'incompleted' customers.
SEIU

Calif. Senator Hall and Certified Nursing Assistants Demand Quality Assurance at Skilled Nursing Facilities – SB 779

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Senate Bill (SB) 779 authored by Calif .Senator Isadore Hall, III (D-South Bay), and sponsored by SEIU-United Long Term Care Workers (ULTCW), would address understaffing that currently places the lives of nursing home residents at risk.

Chiropractic Activist Dr. Don Harte Questions Fear Mongering of a Made-Up Measles Crisis

CORTE MADERA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, April 17, the 'Great Disney Measles Epidemic' was declared over by state health officials. Dr. Don Harte, noted Marin chiropractic activist, says 'I am far more amused than relieved. This whole episode should be one of shame for medicine, and all of the associated political and big pharma troublemakers who sought to profit from it.'
Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

Vaccinations Required for Calif. Day Care Center Workers Under Bill Approved by Senate Health Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Senate Health Committee yesterday approved SB 792 authored by Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on a bipartisan 8...
We Care LA campaign march

We Care LA campaign gains momentum, supporters march urging County Supervisors to take action to lift caregivers from poverty

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As L.A. County home care providers struggle to make ends meet, thousands of caregivers and supporters marched and...

Universal Adult Tuberculosis Risk Assessment to help tackle Tuberculosis in California

OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With 2145 cases of active TB in 2014, California alone has 23 percent of the nation's TB cases. However, this represents only a small fraction of the estimated 2.5 million Californians infected with TB. The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) released a Universal Adult TB Risk Assessment today to support efforts to find those infected with TB.

South Bay Community Mixer to Support Local Business Growth in Torrance welcomes Calif. Assembly Member David Hadley as Keynote Speaker

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Integrated Physical Medicine (IPM) will be hosting a business mixer in coordination with the Unified Small Business Alliance (USBA). The event will take place on January 30, 2015 at 4 p.m. at IPM located at 3661 Torrance Blvd., Suite 201, Torrance.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto Introduces DNA Privacy Bill – AB 170

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A government repository of the DNA of all children born? It sounds like something out of 20th Century...

Gordon Brush FootMate System Receives Endorsement from College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine

COMMERCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The FootMate(R) System by Gordon Brush has acquired a powerful partner. The American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine ('ACFAOM') has endorsed the FootMate System. It is a complete foot care system for cleaning, soothing, stimulating, and massaging feet in the shower.

Bionic Pioneers: New Book Profiles Pioneering Users of Neurotech Therapies

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neurotech Press today announced publication of a new book that profiles some of the unsung heroes of medical technologies: the brave people who were among the first to use a new or experimental therapy or device. 'Bionic Pioneers: Brave Neurotech Users Blaze the Trail to New Therapies' (ISBN: 9780988234222), by Jennifer French and James Cavuoto, tells the stories of 10 courageous individuals.

Larry Weisenthal, M.D., Ph.D., today announced new findings that unravel mysteries about the root cause of atherosclerosis

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Larry Weisenthal, M.D., Ph.D., today announced new findings that unravel mysteries about the root cause of atherosclerosis - the narrowing of blood vessels that leads to heart attack and stroke. It is a big step toward developing drugs, possibly in the very near future, that prevent the most common forms of heart disease.
Bay Area Council Economic Institute

Study on Calif. Nurse Practitioners Under the Affordable Care Act – More than $1.8 Billion in Savings Possible

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With more than 3.3 million more Californians now covered by the Affordable Health Care Act and Medi-Cal, granting...

Mindfulness Treats Addiction More Effectively than Traditional Treatments according to New Studies

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The results of two recent studies found a 'mindfulness approach' to treating addiction helped more people kick habits long-term, in some cases, over four times the success rate from traditional treatment methods. 'I'm delighted to read about this study. But it doesn't surprise me. Having worked in many different treatment programs through the years, I find mindfulness to be the most effective approach,' says Scott Kiloby of the Kiloby Center.

Scott Kiloby of The Kiloby Center for Recovery says Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Highlights Need for New Addiction Treatment Methods

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Addiction experts are speaking out over Philip Seymour Hoffman's probable overdose death as a tragedy that could have been prevented. According to Scott Kiloby of The Kiloby Center for Recovery, what most aren't saying is that many traditional recovery methods simply don't work in the long term.

Majority Leader Toni Atkins will introduce landmark liability insurance legislation for California's Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Majority Leader Toni Atkins, 78th Assembly District, announced she will introduce landmark liability insurance legislation for California's Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs). According to Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR), liability insurance for RCFEs is not now required as a condition of licensure.

SignatuRx Test Shown to Reduce Early Cancer Deaths is Now Available to CLL Patients

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SignatureCLL today announced that the first laboratory test ever shown in a clinical trial to improve one year survival rates in cancer is now available to patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). The U.S. cancer physician who invented the test and the British scientist who used it to make discoveries in leukemia will offer the test under the trade name SignatuRx through their own, newly-formed laboratory company.

Neurotech Leaders Forum 2013 in S.F. Highlights Emerging Medical Technology Firms

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neurotech Reports announced today that several startup and early stage neurotechnology companies will be presenting at the 2013 Neurotech Leaders Forum, to be held in San Francisco October 14-15. Danny Sachs, M.D., a serial entrepreneur who has founded several neurotech and medical technology firms, will keynote the event.

Walk of Hope Event Supports California Families Struggling with Infertility

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California IVF Fertility Center and RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association, are sponsoring Sacramento's first Walk of Hope, on Sept. 21, 2013. The Walk of Hope aims to build connections and offer encouragement for the 7.3 million Americans struggling with infertility.

Can Sounds Increase Your Intelligence? Pillai Center For Mind Science Brings Artists, Doctors, Researchers and Mystics to Google+ Hangout

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Pillai Center For Mind Science will host a free live-stream webcast and Google+ Hangout on July 28 to present the power of sounds to increase intelligence. The free webcast will provide a forum for collaborative discussion to researchers, doctors and mystics worldwide.

Desert Cities Dialysis gets help from San Bernardino Workforce Programs saving employer $7,000 in hiring and training costs

VICTORVILLE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Desert Cities Dialysis needed to hire new employees; however all of its applicants were recent graduates who required extensive training. Manager Zabelle Cosson recognized that the County of San Bernardino's recruitment services and On-The-Job Training program could offset costs of finding and training the right people. The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board screened all applicants and referred the most qualified.

Velplex LLC announces their TopProdeals portal drills down to top discounts for Dental Medical Supplies

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Velplex, LLC announced this week that after one year, TopProdeals(TM), a technology platform that connects buyers and sellers of discount dental supplies, has evolved into being an industry leader. On average, dentists realize an average savings of 50 to 75 percent off retail prices. Product diversity is also a key to the site's success.
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for June 6, 2013 including California Commission on Emergency Medical Services

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following governmental appointments: First, Dan Burch, 47, of Turlock,...

Hi-Desert Medical Center Meets Staffing Needs with Help from San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Leveraging the Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County's On-the-Job Training program, the Hi-Desert Medical Center has recently added 6 full-time registered nurses and saved $25,000 in hiring and training costs.
Senator Alex Padilla

Calif. Senator Padilla Introduces Bill to Continue Funding for Emergency Pediatric Trauma Care

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) announced the introduction of Senate Bill 191 today. The bill would allow counties to...

Jennifer French, who recently medaled at the 2012 Paralympics Games in London, will release her new book, 'On My Feet Again'...

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Jennifer French, a quadriplegic and competitive sailing athlete who recently medaled at the 2012 Paralympics Games in London, will release her new book, 'On My Feet Again: My Journey Out of the Wheelchair Using Neurotechnology' (ISBN: 9780988234208; Neurotech Press), Oct. 23, 2012 at the Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco.

Assemblymember Wilmer Amina Carter presents award to Premier Medical Transportation

COLTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Premier Medical Transportation, Inc., a Colton-based medical transportation company, was selected from Assembly District 62 to be honored on Small Business Day. Assemblymember Wilmer Amina Carter presented the award on June 11, 2012 in Sacramento.

28th Annual Shoe Drive to Distribute Thousands of Shoes to Local Homeless Shelters in Long Beach and Orange County

SEAL BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Since 1984 Dr. Marc Spitz of the Foot Pain Center has been conducting a Shoe Drive to distribute thousands of shoes to local homeless shelters in Long Beach and Orange County. The 28th annual Shoe Drive takes place June 11-15, 2012.

Epeius Biotechnologies Awarded Federal Grant Advancing Tumor-Targeted Cancer Therapy

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation, a leader in the emerging field of targeted genetic medicine, announced today the receipt of additional financial support for the company's lead oncology product, Rexin-G, from the U.S. Departments of Treasury, Health and Human Services (HHS), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the form of a prestigious competitive grant.

Affinity Healthcare Adds New Physicians

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Affinity Healthcare, the employed physician group of Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights, IL is pleased to announce the addition of two Internal Medicine physicians to its 1051 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights, IL office.

PreViser Corporation Launches myDentalScore.com

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. -- PreViser Corporation, announced today the release of a Web based tool, myDentalScore, that allows individuals to calculate objective numeric scores for oral disease risk and severity. The tool is available for immediate use by dentists, companies and consumers.

Patient Air Transfer System Manufacturer Announces New Variable Flow Air Supply

BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- HoverTech International Inc., the leading manufacturer of lateral patient air transfer systems today announced the introduction of their new Model HTAIR 1200 Air Supply to be used in conjunction with the HoverMatt Air Transfer System for safe patient handling.

Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor Celebrates Grand Opening with 400 Physicians, Community Leaders and Supporters

COSTA MESA, Calif. -- Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor, a new cutting edge multispecialty ambulatory surgery center in Orange County, celebrated its official Grand Opening on Oct. 23. Costa Mesa Mayor Allan Mansoor and Ronnie Guyer, district representative for Assemblyman Van Tran, were among the local officials, physicians and guests that celebrated the addition of Renaissance, and its new model for exceptional patient care, to the community.

The Thermal Angel Blood Warmer – Not Just for the Military Anymore

DALLAS, Texas -- Estill Medical Technologies, Inc., the creator of the Thermal Angel Blood and IV Fluid Infusion Warmer, announced this week its plans to distribute its fluid warming product line through Progressive Medical International (PMI).

Children's Non-Profit DesignWise Medical Reaches Milestone by Filing its First Patent

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- DesignWise Medical, a nonprofit pediatric device organization, announced today that it has applied for its first patent with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Formal application was prepared in cooperation with the William Mitchell School of Law Intellectual Property Clinic.

Thermal Angel Blood Warmer Company Recruits Former Air Force Surgeon General to Sit on Medical Advisory Board

DALLAS, Texas -- Estill Medical Technologies, Inc., the creator of the Thermal Angel Blood Warmer, announced this week that Paul K. Carlton, Jr., M.D., Lt. General, USAF (Ret) has joined its advisory board.

Failed IVF Fertility Patients Considering an Egg Donor or Adoption Now Have a New and Affordable Pregnancy Alternative

DAVIS, Calif. -- California IVF: Davis Fertility Center, Inc. is proud to announce the California Conceptions Donated Embryo program, a new and innovative anonymous embryo donation program that will help struggling IVF patients get pregnant quickly.

Sher Institute to Donate Free IVF Cycles at N.J. Fertility Seminars

BEDMINSTER, N.J. -- Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) will be donating free In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) to two couples at upcoming seminars in Branchburg and Lehigh Valley. The initiative reflects Sher Institute's desire to help patients who are in need of treatment but can't afford it during these tough economic times.

Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor Awarded Accreditation from The Joint Commission

COSTA MESA, Calif. -- Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor today announced that it has met or exceeded compliance with the Joint Commission's national standards for health care quality and safety, earning the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval. This is the second accreditation for Renaissance, the multispecialty ambulatory surgery center opened in August 2010 with its accreditation from IMQ.

Sher Institute to Donate Free IVF Treatments at Upcoming Seminars – Dallas and Peoria Donations Part of Sher Institute 'Giving Back'...

PEORIA, Ill. -- Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) announced that they will be donating free In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments at upcoming fertility education seminars in Peoria, Illinois on Wednesday, Sept. 22, and Dallas, Texas on Sunday, Sept. 26.

To Reach, Perchance to Kill the Cancer: A Soliloquy from Epeius Nanotechnologies Opposes that 'Sea of Troubles'

SAN MARINO, Calif. -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation, a leader in the emerging field of targeted genetic medicine, reports the publication of a landmark paper in clinical oncology. Following up on its advanced U.S. Phase I/II clinical trials of Rexin-G in chemo-resistant metastatic pancreatic cancer (Molecular Therapy, 2010, 18: 435-441), which gained both Orphan Drug and FDA Fast Track Status, this new paper documents the molecular mechanisms-of-action of Rexin-G.

Cognitive Behavior Associates Announces Going Well for Irritable Bowel Syndrome Treatment

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Cognitive Behavior Associates, a group practice specializing in the delivery of Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, is pleased to announce a new treatment program for individuals suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Going Well(R).

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