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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.

Spodak Dental Group Gifts New Smile to Recovering Mother in Need

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Dec. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Dr. Craig Spodak was approached by Liz Quirantes of WPEC CBS 12 regarding a mother who needed help with her smile, there was no hesitation. Before long, Ashley Roberts not only had the smile she's always dreamed of, but she was also given another chance at turning her life around.

Florida Blue and Papa Partner to Address Social Isolation, Improve Health Outcomes

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Florida Blue, the leading health insurer in Florida, announced today that it is partnering with Papa, a nationwide provider of senior services, to offer Florida Blue members in select Medicare Advantage plans assistance with transportation, house chores, companionship and other senior support services.

Rita Medical Elite, Southwest Florida’s Premier Med Spa, Announces a Grand Holiday Event to Celebrate Expansion

SARASOTA, Fla., Nov. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rita Medical Elite is pleased to announce that it will hold a celebratory Holiday Event showcasing its newly completed medical spa with an expanded menu of aesthetic services on Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Due to limited space, those wanting to enjoy the festivities must call in advance to place their name on the guest list.

The OLFACT Test Battery – a Screening Test App for Predicting Alzheimer’s

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Nov. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The OLFACT Test Battery, developed by Osmic Enterprises, was initially developed to detect olfactory impairments. Now, it's been adapted as an automated, self-administered screening test to predict Alzheimer's disease/dementia and is being tested by a number of prominent physicians and research laboratories around the United States and in China.
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OverSightMD Saves Precious Time for Family Caregivers with its Nationwide ‘Push Button Care’ Service

MILPITAS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- OverSightMD is expanding its Push Button Care service with two new exciting products for Family Caregivers. A family caregiver support package and a family caregiver assistant are now part of the Push Button Care lineup of aging in place support solutions.

Paragon Gives Announces Call for 2020 Koch Kellan Scholarship Applicants

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck, Inc. initiative, is excited to announce a call for applications for the 2020 Koch Kellan Scholarship worth $10,000. This annual scholarship is awarded to one (1) outstanding graduate medical student committed to pursuing a clinical, teaching or research career in ophthalmology.

iCell Gene Therapeutics Announces CAR-T Oral and Poster Presentations at 61st American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

STONY BROOK, N.Y., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND@PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iCell Gene Therapeutics, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on immunotherapies for hematologic malignancies, solid tumors, organ rejections and autoimmune disorders, announced today that it will give oral and poster presentations related to its BCMA-CD19 cCAR and CD4-specific CAR programs at the 61st American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting to be held December 7-10, 2019 in Orlando, Florida.

November Is C. diff. Awareness Month

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The C Diff Foundation reemphasizes that the month of November is "C. diff. awareness month" and is being recognized with its partners around the globe again in 2019.

The Pap Corps’ End of Year Giving Campaign Designated for Sylvester’s 3rd Game Changer Vehicle

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pap Corps is proud to announce the Dr. Kevin Berkowitz Memorial End of Year Giving Campaign will help fund the purchase, retrofit and operation of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center's 3rd Game Changer Vehicle.

Anterior Quest Launches Incredibly Potent and Effective AQ-Solution, the Highest-Rated Dental Line Cleaner on the Market

JENISON, Mich., Nov. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Anterior Quest's Newest product, AQ-Solution, has set the gold standard for dental line cleaners. Recently, the market's most environmentally sound product was tested by an independent testing facility in Ann Arbor, Michigan to evaluate the effectiveness of the product and the results were astonishing.
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OverSightMD Activates Aging in Place ‘Push Button Care Network’ in 100 Retirement Cities

MILPITAS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Push Button Care network by OverSightMD provides comprehensive aging in place support and care coordination for older adults nationwide. Every day 10,000 people are turning 65 years old and are faced with aging in place decisions.

American Medical Marijuana Physicians Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting Hosted Over 300 Attendees and Physicians

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The American Medical Marijuana Physicians Association (AMMPA) held their 3rd Annual Conference on October 4-6 at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista. More than 300 medical marijuana practitioners and physicians from across the nation and other countries around the world attended the 3-day conference.
Spine IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons’ Course

Record Sponsor and Fellow-Young Surgeon Turnout Expected for 9th Annual Spine IEP Course 2019

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).

Papa and HomeThrive Strategically Partner to Better Support Loved Ones Aging in Place

MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Papa Inc., a nationwide provider of services for seniors and caregivers announced today its newest partnership with HomeThrive. The launch will begin November 11, 2019 in Illinois, Michigan and Florida where Papa Pals will work with HomeThrive and their clients to provide Papa's companionship and in-home support services.

National Access Corp. Launches Initiative Aimed at Helping the Elderly and Disabled

LANCASTER, Pa., Nov. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- National Access Corp. (NAC), an access and mobility provider focused on improving the lives of the physically disabled and elderly population, has launched its "Make it Better" - "One at a Time" initiative, which seeks out deserving individuals needing access or mobility related equipment or home modifications.

Dr. Craig Spodak Named Align Technology Faculty Member

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Craig Spodak, dentist at Spodak Dental Group, was recently named a member of Align Technology's North American Faculty. He is considered an expert in his field and joins a group of elite dentists, orthodontists and team educators across the world, and is among one of only a few Align Faculty Members in Florida.

The Learning Center for the Deaf Outpatient Audiology Clinic Announces Significant Expansion of Services and Coverage

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The outpatient Audiology Clinic at The Learning Center for the Deaf has achieved two significant milestones, increasing access to their comprehensive audiological and hearing aid services for children and adults. The Audiology Clinic has been credentialed as a MassHealth provider, and is now serving members of the community-students, staff, families and MetroWest residents-who have cochlear implants.

Integrated, High-Quality Health Care for Everyone? It Can Be Done!

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "GAME OF PROFESSIONALS. HEALTHCARE IN A CREATIVE SOCIETY" global event will be hosted on the platform of ALLATRA International Public Movement on November 2, 2019 at 10 a.m. ET.

Non-Profit Announces New Safety-Reviewed Wheelchair Vehicle Resource

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) announced today the debut of an online resource designed to help people with disabilities and their caregivers make informed choices when shopping for a wheelchair accessible vehicle.
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Keep Our Seniors Safe Act Signed by Gov. Newsom – safe gun storage requirements for firearms retained by residential care facilities...

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) announces that California Governor Newsom signed the Keep Our Seniors Safe Act, a part of SB 172 (Portantino) which was signed into law on 12 October, 2019.

New Cutting-Edge Medical Practice to Hold Grand Opening Event in Gilbert

GILBERT, Ariz., Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GhentMD, a new medical practice integrating innovative health and wellness services invites the public for a Grand Opening Celebration on Thursday, November 7, 2019. The Grand Opening will include a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony from 12: 45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., and a Grand Opening Event from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the clinic in Gilbert, Arizona.

Lupus Research Alliance Welcomes New Senior Director of Marketing and Communications

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) is pleased to announce that seasoned professional Penny Mitchell has joined the organization as Senior Director of Marketing and Communications. In her new role, Ms. Mitchell will oversee the organization's strategic communications approach to leading lupus research worldwide and the value of participation by all sectors of the lupus community.

C Diff Foundation’s Junior Infection Fighters Program Takes Action against Harmful Germs One Community at a Time Worldwide

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Oct. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation announced today that the inaugural C Diff Foundation Junior Infection Fighter Program was introduced to families and their children/teens in Chester County, Pennsylvania on October 12, 2019.

C Diff Foundation Raises Clostridioides difficile Awareness in St. Louis on Nov. 6-7 at 7th Annual International Conference and Health EXPO

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Oct. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation announced today that the 7th Annual International C. diff. Conference and Health EXPO is honored to welcome over 30 international topic-experts dedicated in disciplines of healthcare, pharma, biotech, academia, and Government agencies. November 6 - 7, 2019 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Westport Hotel.
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EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants Launches New Healthcare Practice: Edgewood Healthcare Advisors

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center or EPIC), a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the expansion and reorganization of its healthcare practice.

Gluten-Free New England Serves Up 1st Boston Expo

SIMSBURY, Conn., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gluten-Free New England, LLC presents their first Greater Boston expo on Sunday, October 27, 2019, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Boston Marriott Burlington in Burlington, Mass. The event includes 75 gluten-free vendors as well as food trucks, cooking demos and educational seminars.

Teachers and Staff at Dayspring Receive a Back to School Gift: The Opportunity to Reverse Chronic Disease

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EHOP Health, a chronic disease reversal company headquartered in the Triangle region, recently implemented their Journey 2 Health(TM) program at Dayspring Christian Academy. Dayspring, which educates students from kindergarten through high school, wanted to offer additional support to their team.
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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.

Dr. Kerri White Gives Back: Save Your Teeth and Save the Reef!

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Kerri White of White Smiles of Boca is dedicated to saving our ocean and future. Now through January 1, Dr. White will donate 5% of the proceeds from every new comprehensive Invisalign(R) treatment start to the FAU Foundation's "Nelligan Sea Turtle Research Support Fund."

Walk with Us to Cure Lupus, New York – There’s Strength in Our Strides!

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Join New York's lupus community and the Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) Saturday, October 12 to Walk with Us to Cure Lupus at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in Manhattan.

Award-Winning Natural Energy Support: BEE&YOU Royal Jelly Bee Pollen Propolis Tablet

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BEE&YOU's Ultra Strength Tablet was awarded "the Sustainable New Product" by Sustainable Food Awards, in Amsterdam in June 2019. The tablet is a natural mixture of propolis, royal jelly and pollen without added sugar, fat, preservatives or any chemical additives. Recommended amount is two tablets daily preferably between meals.

Early Learning Autism Therapy Center in Houston to Open in Friendswood

FRIENDSWOOD, Texas, Oct. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Behavioral Innovations, a leading provider of center-based ABA therapy, today announced their newest center opening that will be located in Friendswood, Texas, a suburb of the Houston metro area. The growing need to provide access to early autism services is increasing as more children are being diagnosed with autism than ever before.
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The Whole Child Celebrates Grand Opening of their Safe Families Interim Housing in Echo Park, Calif.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Melina fled her home to escape domestic violence to protect herself and her children. They had nowhere to go so they turned to The Whole Child. The non-profit welcomed their first families into residence at the Safe Families Interim Housing Program the first week in September.

Susan G. Komen North Jersey’s MORE THAN PINK Wellness Expo, Presented by Aetna, Comes to Jersey City, NJ Sunday, October 6

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Oct. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Susan G. Komen North Jersey, will be holding its MORE THAN PINK Wellness Expo on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at the Harborside Atrium in Jersey City from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. This interactive health and wellness expo will offer attendees convenient access to education and critical health screening services, health/wellness exhibits, fitness/nutrition demonstrations, survivor support, a senior pavilion, medical information and genetic testing.

USDTL Test Helps Identify Newborns Exposed to Fentanyl Abuse

DES PLAINES, Ill., Oct. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Over the last few decades, United States Drug Testing Laboratories, Inc. (USDTL), has been quietly making a huge impact on the lives of some of the most vulnerable Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) patients, newborns exposed to substances of abuse during gestation. Today USDTL announced that they are the first laboratory in the world to commercially offer newborn fentanyl testing in both meconium and umbilical cord tissue specimens.

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Honors Arthur E. Imperatore with Inaugural Community Impact Award

WEEHAWKEN, N.J., Oct. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Susan G. Komen North Jersey announced today it presented its inaugural Community Impact Award to Arthur Imperatore Sr., Founder and resident of NY Waterway, the largest commuter ferry fleet in New York Harbor, providing commuter ferry and bus services between New Jersey and Manhattan.

Spine and Wellness Centers of America Announces Expansion into Northern Palm Beach County

MIAMI and PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Sept. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spine and Wellness Centers of America (SWCA), operator of innovative institutes devoted to optimal health and wellness, today announced expansion into Northern Palm Beach County. Local son Dr. Jeffrey R. Cara, DO, will serve as director of the firm's new Palm Beach Gardens-based institute.

Mode Health and On Target Living Announce Strategic Partnership to Expand Health Resources and Benefits For Small Businesses

EAST LANSING, Mich., Sept. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mode Health, the employee benefits agency for modern small businesses, today announced a strategic partnership with On Target Living, a health and performance company located in East Lansing, Michigan.

180 Pure CBD Launches Wholesale Program for Local Retailers

LAKE ZURICH, Ill., Sept. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 180 Pure, a Chicago area CBD company, based in Lake Zurich, has launched a wholesale program for local retailers wishing to provide premium grade, THC-free CBD products to consumers.

Fluid Metering Appoints REVODIX as Sole Distributor Partner in South Korea

SYOSSET, N.Y., Sept., 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fluid Metering, Inc., a pioneer in design and manufacturing of high-performance fluid handling solutions, is pleased to announce a new distribution agreement with REVODIX Inc. This partnership leverages the combined strength of Fluid Metering's ultra-precise fluid control products with REVODIX's dedicated focus and distribution expertise.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Healthcare Stakeholders Comment on Special Registration for Telehealth

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Encounter Telehealth, along with a number of healthcare stakeholders, submitted a letter with comments on the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) implementation of a Special Registration provision for telehealth under the Ryan Haight Act.

Fluid Metering Announces Exclusive Distributor in Northeast, U.S.

SYOSSET, N.Y., Sept. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fluid Metering, Inc. is pleased to announce Controls for Automation (CFA) as the new exclusive distributor of ultra-precise fluid control products in the Northeast U.S. States encompassed in this agreement include: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.

‘Better than crutches’ – Medical professionals Create Breakthrough Mobility Technology

NAPLES, Fla., Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Healthcare innovator Dynamo today announced the rollout of Dynamo SportSwings. Designed as a replacement for the common, underarm crutch, it reflects the most advanced, top-to-bottom redesign since the days of the Egyptian pharaohs.

Surgery Center of Oklahoma Offers Procedure Financing Through MedPlan Credit

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Sept 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Surgery Center of Oklahoma now offers surgical procedure financing through their financing partner, MedPlan Credit of Tulsa. Patients now have the opportunity to apply for financing, using MedPlan's technology platform, through a link on SCOK's website or through a form on Medplan's website.

The Learning Center for the Deaf Outpatient Audiology Clinic Welcomes MassHealth Members

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The outpatient Audiology Clinic at The Learning Center for the Deaf has been credentialed as a MassHealth provider, increasing access to their comprehensive audiological and hearing aid services for children and adults.

The Elisa Project Board of Directors Announce Name Change to Texas Eating Disorders Association

DALLAS, Texas, Sept. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The board of directors for The Elisa Project, a non-profit organization whose mission is to fight eating disorders through education, support and advocacy, announced today the changing of the organization's name to Texas Eating Disorders Association (TEDA).

BioAdaptives, Inc. Announces Return to Fully Reporting and Appointment of President

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BioAdaptives, Inc. (OTC BB: BDPT) announced the Company's return to a fully-reporting entity, and the appointment of Mr. Robert W. Ellis as its new President, reporting to Dr. Edward E. Jacobs, Jr.

Anti-Psychotic Drug Reduction in Skilled Nursing Facilities Through Telepsychiatry

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An Encounter Telehealth analysis of 40 skilled nursing facility partners in Iowa revealed a 6.7% reduction in the use of anti-psychotics. This reduction occurred after an average of 14 months of partnering with Encounter on psychiatric care. The national average was less than a 4% reduction during the same period.

Collaboration to Help Minnesota High School Students Improve Mental Health

SAINT PAUL, Minn., Sept. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two Minnesota education organizations are combining forces in an effort to battle the student mental health crisis by offering an innovative online course with embedded daily coaching. Minnesota Virtual Schools has contracted with EmpowerU LLC to offer this credit-bearing social-emotional wellness course to any Minnesota high school student as part of their regular school day - for no additional fee. (VIDEO)

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