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Charleston Oral and Facial Surgery Celebrates 15 Years of Making Lowcountry Residents Smile

CHARLESTON, S.C., Aug. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- August 2020 marks the fifteenth anniversary of Charleston Oral and Facial Surgery as a cornerstone in the Lowcountry community. The oral surgery practice was founded with a commitment to making the highest levels of patient care accessible and convenient.

National Online Speech Therapy Company Partners with Ignyte Healthcare Strategies to Increase Consumer Access to Telehealth Services

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., July 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Great Speech, Inc., a pioneer in the online speech therapy space, has partnered with Ignyte Healthcare Strategies LLC to increase consumer access to much-needed virtual speech therapy services.
Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda

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.
SecuGen Corporation

Simprints Launches Second-Generation of their SecuGen Based Fingerprint Scanner, Vero 2.0

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Simprints, a Cambridge, UK-based biometrics company, develops Vero 2.0,​ an evolution of their original Vero scanner, based on SecuGen's fingerprint module, to improve the distribution of healthcare, microfinance, and aid to the poor around the world.

Zeblok Computational Announces Partnership with Laufer Center and CEWIT – COVID-19 Drug Discovery

STONY BROOK, N.Y., July 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESSN NEWSWIRE) -- Zeblok Computational is contributing to the efforts of two groups of researchers at The Laufer Center for Physical and Quantitative Biology, for COVID-19 drug discovery by providing Zeblok's secure, scalable Supercomputing-as-a-Service platform, employing 128 GPUs from the CEWIT SMART GPU Cluster.

Burning Tree Programs Help to Reopen All-Women Facility that Treats Trauma and Addiction in Tandem

DALLAS, Texas, July 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Burning Tree Programs recently helped to re-open a Fredericksburg, Texas, women-only drug and alcohol rehab that closed in January of 2020 - Awakenings Hill Country. Today, it's been renamed the Fullbrook Center and is now part of Burning Tree Programs' effort to ensure ethical treatment that's run by families and not driven by private equity interest.
Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda

Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda Announces Launch of Friendly Visiting & Telephone Reassurance Initiative

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano, and Alameda today announces the launch of the Friendly Visiting and Telephone Reassurance Program in Solano County funded by the Napa Solano Area Agency on Aging. This new initiative is designed to provide and maintain individual connection with homebound seniors and prevent isolation, a precursor to abuse.

#SmilesforBostonHeroes to Award $20,000 Complete Smile Makeover

WALTHAM, Mass., July 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The everyday heroes who help us keep smiling deserve the same in return, so Aesthetic Smile Reconstruction is happy to announce "Smiles for Boston Heroes."

Colorado Optometrists Announce 8 Ways to Protect Your Eyes This Summer

DENVER, Colo., July 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A lot has changed for the summer of 2020, but the Colorado Optometric Association and 2020 Eyes Colorado wants everyone to know that summer eye health is still important. Colorado's sunlight is roughly 20% brighter than at sea level and is even more intense at the top of a mountain as there is less atmosphere at higher elevations to filter out UV rays.

Encounter Telehealth Among 340 Organizations That Sent Letter to Congress Urging Action on Telehealth

OMAHA, Neb., July 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Encounter Telehealth joined 340 organizations in signing a letter urging Congressional leaders to make telehealth flexibilities catalyzed by the COVID-19 pandemic permanent. This multi-stakeholder letter is represented by leaders in a wide range of healthcare industries from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

The Spiegel Center’s New Mural and Launch of Curbside Botox Provides Their Patients the Same Safe and Beautiful Results

NEWTON, Mass., July 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Spiegel Center plastic surgery office has created an outdoor waiting room as patients are asked to stay longer in their cars prior to doctor visits due to new COVID-19 regulations. An innovative plastic surgeon commissioned a talented local artist, Alicia Silvestri to create an original 100-square-foot mural to be painted in the parking lot for their patients.

Mobility Device Inventor Interviewed on Podcast, Radio and TV

TOWSON, Md., July 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The inventor of the Ruby Slipper Car Seat Cover, Katherine Miles, was interviewed recently on the Happy Healthy Caregiver podcast, where she shared her experience as a caregiver and how that led to the creation of the Ruby Slipper.

Sibi Health launches in Philadelphia, bringing convenience and transparency to healthcare payment by democratizing access

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., July 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sibi Health, an online marketplace for healthcare services, is now available for individuals and businesses in the Philadelphia area. Sibi Health finally brings convenience and transparency to healthcare payment by democratizing access to local providers offering upfront transparent prices for both virtual and in-person care.

Dr. Craig Spodak and Spodak Dental Group Join The Slow Dentistry Movement

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., July 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Craig Spodak and the Spodak Dental Group join the Slow Dentistry Movement with a goal to provide unparalleled patient experience to their growing family of patients. The Slow Dentistry Global Network helps patients locate and partner with dentists who focus on safety and have an ethical foundation, with an overall goal to elevate the dental experience.

Bluffton Resident Gets Something to Smile About

CHARLESTON, S.C., July 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thanks to Charleston Oral and Facial Surgery, one Bluffton resident has something new to smile about. To some, wisdom teeth are a non-factor; to others, they're a nuisance. But to 26-year old Alex Anderson, they were the source of severe pain and necessitated removal.

Lift & Care Systems Provides Resource Sheet for Massachusetts Caregivers

LAKEVILLE, Mass., July 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lift & Care Systems announces the release of the following Resource Sheet for Massachusetts Caregivers. "We tried to gather the best resources for anyone who has a loved one who has suffered from a disability," says Dave Austin, President of Lift & Care Systems.
Heartwood Assisted Living

Heartwood Assisted Living Announces Re-Branding of Website and Service Offerings

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Heartwood has been a long-standing staple for Residential assisted living among San Antonio Locals. With its Mid-Century modern touches and at-home feel, seniors feel as though it's a blast from the past in their day to daycare.

‘Special Twins’ Tour of Duty Makes History

HOWELL, N.J., July 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid-Atlantic Multi-Specialty Surgical Group, L.L.C. (MAMSURG) is announcing that two of their providers, Vince and Vance Moss, Army Reservists, Colonels, and G.H.O.S.T. surgeons for U.S. Special Operations Command, are returning home from Afghanistan in support of Operation Resolute Support following a unique, unprecedented 6 month tour of duty.
Jorge Quijada, a Bay Area Medical Academy phlebotomy student participated in the COVID testing

Bay Area Medical Academy (BAMA) Students Gain Rare Real-World Experience Testing for COVID-19

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.
MAGLITE Movember Survival Flashlight

Maglite and Movember Partner to Shine a Light on Men’s Health Issues

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Maglite and Movember are partnering to shine a light on men's health and well-being. The Movember Mini Maglite AA PRO LED is available now. Owning one will shine a light on your support of men's health issues and a percentage of the proceeds will go to supporting the causes championed by Movember.

National Online Speech Therapy Company Creates Free Resource Library in Response to Pandemic

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., June 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Great Speech, Inc., an online speech therapy company, saw a spike for service demand when the pandemic hit. Founder and Clinical Director, Avivit Ben-Aharon, MS Ed., MA CCC-SLP, also quickly realized that many consumers who desperately needed services, lacked the financial resources or insurance coverage to pay for online services.
Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda

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 Dental Clinic

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.
FlexCare Digital Health

FlexCare Launches Company Rebranding Strategy to Emphasize Digital Health Solutions

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Exciting things are happening at FlexCare which is why they recently launched a rebranding campaign to help get the word out. As of June 15, the company logo changed slightly to reflect the company's strength, capabilities, growth and emphasis on providing Digital Health solutions to the marketplace.

Colorado Optometrists Announce Tips to Help Avoid Eye Health Challenges from Increased Screen Time During COVID-19 Pandemic

DENVER, Colo., June 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As social distancing becomes a normal way of life during the COVID-19 pandemic many individuals are participating in increased screen time. The Colorado Optometric Association (COA) and the public health campaign 2020 Eyes Colorado, have collected tips from its doctors of optometry on how to keep eyes healthy.

Adelante Healthcare Selects Pedro Cons as New CEO

PHOENIX, Ariz., June 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Adelante Healthcare has announced the appointment of Pedro Cons as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr. Cons will join the organization on July 6, 2020. Mr. Cons has worked tirelessly to build relationships with a variety of entities including schools, businesses, other nonprofit organizations.

Unique Car Seat Cover Helps Patients Recover from Loss of Mobility

TOWSON, Md., June 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Katherine Miles, creator of the Ruby Slipper Car Seat Cover, explained why this simple device is a surprisingly effective part of a continuum of care for persons who have suffered a loss of mobility.

Kentucky Nurses Join COVID Relief Efforts in Hard-Hit Florida

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. and TAMPA, Fla., June 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Owners of a medical aesthetics practice in Northern Kentucky used the temporary shutdown of their business as an opportunity to help with COVID-19 relief efforts. Candace Reusch, BSN, and Jennifer Crane, RN, owners of Zero Gravity Med Spa, are just getting back into the swing of things at their medical aesthetics practice.

LTC NEWS Acquisition Anticipates Growth and Expansion

CHICAGO, Ill., June 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Matt McCann, a nationally-known veteran of the long-term care (LTC) insurance industry, announces the formation of LTC NEWS, LLC after acquiring the online asset - ltcnews.com.

Maryland Officials and Non-Profits Unite to Combat Elder Financial Abuse PROTECT Week 2020 Launches on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

BALTIMORE, Md., June 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Media Advisory -- AARP Maryland announces Press Conference announcing PROTECT Week (Preventing Older Americans From Financial Exploitation) Statewide Public Education Campaign, Monday, June 15, 2020 at 10 a.m. ET.
California Health Coalition Advocacy

Pandemic Shines Light on Need for Civil Liberty Protections: California Org Drafts Bill to Update Health & Safety Code

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In an effort to protect the right to body autonomy, California Health Coalition Advocacy (CHCA) has drafted legislation that would protect the right to refuse a long list of medical and non-medical interventions issued by the California Department of Public Health and Governor Newsom.

Evergreen Medical Acupuncture is now offering its own supplement and herbal products, Dr. Fick’s Functional Farmacy!

EVERGREEN, Colo., June 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Combining the use of Eastern and Western philosophy of Holistic Medicine, Dr. Christina Fick, of Evergreen Medical Acupuncture, has created a carefully selected offering of CGMP (certified good manufacturing practice), and organic certified supplements and herbal products that provide a well-balanced approach to healing.
Elder Justice Lunch and Learn

Supporting Elder Care Workers, Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda Launches ‘Elder Justice Lunch and Learn Series’

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Since the coronavirus pandemic began, it has changed the world, our community, and the elder care industry as we know it. Given the immense impact on seniors and older disabled adults, it is more important than ever to support our elder community care systems. Taking the lead in addressing these issues is Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda with the launch of their 12-month Elder Justice Lunch and Learn Series.

New Book by Shirley Amy BSC – Beating the Enemy: How Vitamin D Could Help Fight COVID-19

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New cutting-edge self-help book, "Beating the Enemy: How Vitamin D Could Help Fight COVID-19" (ISBN: 978-1716882661) just released by Shirley Amy BSC, offers readers a clear understanding of why getting enough vitamin D is so crucial during this pandemic.
The PPE Supply Co.

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.

Teenager Creates COVID-19 Wristbands to Educate and Raise Awareness

CHICAGO, Ill., May 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What started out as a small family project for three teenagers concerned for their grandparents' safety during quarantine has taken off with the launch of COVID-19 Wristband, LLC. Kenna Royce, 17, and her two younger brothers, Hayden and Colby, launched an innovative effort to help others communicate and encourage safe social distancing practices during the pandemic.
Tapcheck

HealthCare Synergy and Tapcheck Partner to Better Serve Home Health Community Workers

TARZANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Employee recruitment and retention continue to be top-of-mind human resource concerns for businesses around the country. That's why financial solutions company such as Tapcheck are partnering with companies to provide flexible solutions for employees.

Moody Neurorehabilitation Institute at Space Park granted Specific Use Permit

NASSAU BAY, Texas, May 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The City Council of Nassau Bay has granted the request for a Specific Use Permit to Moody Neurorehabilitation Institute at Space Park by unanimous vote on Monday evening. Moody is a respected leader in brain injury rehabilitation.

A Novel Treatment Approach to Silent Hypoxia in COVID-19 Patients

PARK CITY, Utah, May 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Silent Hypoxia is a frequent disabling and sometimes fatal complication in COVID-19 disease. To prevent SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus-induced damage to patients' lungs and Silent Hypoxia in patients, Aristea Translational Medicine Corp. has initiated development of PhenT, a drug with novel cellular protective properties.
3rd Annual Lower Extremity IEP Fellows

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.

New Dental Product Online Store Launched by Holmes Dental

WILLOW GROVE, Pa., May 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Holmes Dental, a family-owned and operated business, is serving Dentists since 1975 with an innovative line of dental solutions including QYK-SET line of Acrylics, deMark dental tools, Sore Spotters for dentures, and Temp and Perm Grippers to handle crowns.

PACIFIC ENGINEERING, INC. develops Rapid On Demand Portable Medical Platforms to help in the war against the pandemic

ROCA, Neb., May 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pacific Engineering, Inc., winner of the U.S. Small Business Administration's 2014 Tibbetts Award for innovative technology, in response to the pandemic, has focused its resources on the development of a family of composite shelters that can be used as mobile test centers and patient treatment.

‘Ultimate Tag’: A Spinal CSF Leak Survivor Chases His Limits

SPOKANE, Wash. and HARRISURG, Pa., May 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spinal CSF Leak Foundation is pleased to announce that former patient and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania stuntman Zac Gordon will be featured in the recurring role of "Horse," a Professional Tagger on the new FOX show "Ultimate Tag," premiering May 20 at 9 p.m./8 central.

Americans Reminded to Enjoy the Sun Safely this Summer

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To turn the tide against rising rates of skin cancer in the United States, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention - and it's broad national member coalition of over 45 organizations - has designated the Friday before Memorial Day as the 12th annual "Don't Fry Day" to encourage sun safety awareness and to remind everyone to protect their skin while enjoying the outdoors.

Silver Solutions Offers Free Infographic Designed to Help Families Who Lost Loved Ones During COVID Crisis

PALM BEACH, Fla., May 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Silver Solutions, a company specializing in helping older adults and their families live safer, less stressful lives wherever they call home, today released a new downloadable infographic entitled “What to do with Mom’s Home after she passes” for posting or sharing.

Atlanta Face & Body ushers in new procedures to keep patients and staff safe amid pandemic

ATLANTA, Ga., May 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Atlanta Face & Body announces new safety protocols during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As a medical office and accredited ambulatory surgery facility, the Atlanta-based practice has always been held to a high level of cleanliness and sterility.

Therapeutic Music Video Reduces Stress of Coronavirus Lockdown

MADISON, Wis., May 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The International Forgiveness Institute (IFI) announced today that University of Wisconsin-Madison psychologist Robert Enright, Ph.D., has teamed up with acclaimed songwriter-performer Sam Ness to produce a "therapeutic music-discussion video" for adults who are struggling with the anguish created by the coronavirus lockdown.

The Santa Fe Group Awards Emeritus Status to Founding Member, Elects Three New Board Members and Appoints New Senior Scholar

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Santa Fe Group (SFG), a not-for-profit, action-oriented think tank with a passion for improving lives through oral health, announced today the new emeritus status of one of its founding members, the election of three new board members, and the appointment of a new Senior Scholar, all esteemed healthcare leaders in their fields.

SPODAK DENTAL GROUP Safely Reopens to Care for Community Members

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., May 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's been a trying time for everyone during the Coronavirus pandemic, but the Spodak Dental Group (SDG) team is reopening their doors to provide needed dental care to their community members. The SDG team will begin seeing all current and future patients for emergency and routine dental procedures starting Monday, May 11.
ero Mammoth is an air filtration device

Startup Designs ‘Hero Mammoth’ Nasal Respirator to Protect Airways While Freeing the Mouth

WINTERS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Modern Mammoth Technologies, LLC, is announcing the launch of a unique nasal respirator to provide more protection to more people-especially the frontline heroes. Modern Mammoth is a startup founded by two veterinarians, Dr's Valerie Fournier and Alejandro Garcia.

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