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National Disability Provider Association Names Nicole Dufour and Marian Mulba-Poquee Recipient of 2019 DSP of the Year Award

MONTPELIER, Vt., April 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This morning, the American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR) announced that Nicole Dufour and Marian Mulba-Poquee, both Direct Support Professionals at The Institute of Professional Practice, Inc., have been named the recipient of the 2019 DSP of the Year award.

A Day of Self Discovery and Soulful Inquiry for Care Providers

GREENSBORO, N.C., April 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Creative Aging Network-NC is excited to announce its 2019 Creative Aging Symposium: Building Creative Communities Across Generations coming up April 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bell Campus in Greensboro, the event will be repeated on May 1 during the same hours at the Harris Conference Center in Charlotte.

C Diff Foundation Hosts 3rd Annual Global C.diff. Awareness 2K Walks

TEANECK, N.J., April 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation announced today that registration is now open for the 3rd Annual Global C.diff. Awareness 2K Walks. The events, which will take place at the Morris A. Votee Park, Teaneck, N.J., Charlestown Township Park, Phoenixville, Pa., and Sims Park, New Port Richey, Fla., will be hosted by the C Diff Foundation on Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Lift and Care Systems Now Offers Wheelchair to Car Transfer Devices

LAKEVILLE, Mass., April 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lift & Care Systems is proud to carry Access Unlimited's Multi-Lift and Glide n Go wheelchair to car transfer devices. The Access Unlimited Multi-Lift is designed to be used primarily with cars, but it can also be used for vans, trucks or SUVs.

Blockit Joins the Heroes to Healthcare Mission to Support Rapid Organizational Growth

MCKINNEY, Texas, April 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ImPowerQ Associates announced today that Blockit, a leading innovator in applying advanced technology to today's complex healthcare challenges, are joining the Heroes to Healthcare mission, a U.S. Department of Labor and VA approved national apprenticeship program focusing on addressing the high unemployment and underemployment rates among enlisted level veterans with healthcare occupational experience while in uniform.
Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR)

Keep Our Seniors Safe Act Passes Senate Committee – CA Sentator Portantino’s SB 172

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.
Residents Medical

More than 11,000 Medical Residency Applicants Did Not Match Into Residency, says Residents Medical

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.

Teens at Highest Risk for Fatal Allergic Reactions: Teen Offers Life Saving Strategies in New Book

SYRACUSE, N.Y., April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Teens with food allergies are at the greatest risk of suffering a fatal reaction. Fifteen-year-old Olivier Deldicque is on a mission to change that. His new book, "When Every Bite Matters: One Teen's Journey with Food Allergies" (ISBN: 978-0578418537; Pop Fly Publishing) outlines life saving tips and advice for teens coping with food allergies.

NexHealth and The Smilist Partner to Bring Modern Dental Care to New York and New Jersey

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NexHealth, a fast-growing, New York-based patient experience management solution, is announcing its partnership with The Smilist. With a total of 21 (and growing) locations throughout New York City, Long Island, and New Jersey, The Smilist makes it easy for patients to find a convenient dental office.

Dr. Lisset Arenas Joins the Spodak Dental Group Team

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., March 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Lisset Arenas, a dedicated and highly-skilled general dentist, has joined the Spodak Dental Group team in Delray Beach, Fla. A 2017 graduate of the University of Florida College of Dentistry, Dr. Arenas looks forward to providing her patients with unparalleled dental care.

Inclusive Fitness Approach Strengthens People of All Abilities

LANCASTER, Mass., March 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Unified Health & Performance (UHP), a distinctive fitness center located in Lancaster, Massachusetts aspires to be a presence in inclusive athletics. Founded in 2016 with a mission to enable people with and without disabilities to train alongside one another, UHP members encompass a wide range of athletes with personal fitness goals including those from high school and collegiate sports programs, marathon runners, and individuals.

Local Orthopaedic Surgeon to Discuss Advancements in Shoulder Replacement on the World Stage

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., March 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Moby Parsons, a joint replacement specialist at the Knee, Hip and Shoulder Center in Portsmouth, N.H., helped to pioneer a surgical navigation tool that is now being widely used around the world to improve the results of shoulder replacement.
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Women Doctors Honored for 2019 International Women’s Day by 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.

Lirio Expands Behavioral Expertise with Key Hire, Chandra Osborn

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., March 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lirio, The Behavior Change Company, welcomes Chandra Osborn as new Chief Behavioral Officer, paving the way for advanced developments in behavioral analysis and communication. Chandra is highly skilled and respected in behavioral science, having worked tirelessly to expand behavioral research and analysis in both the public and private sectors.

Demaree Crossing Assisted Living and Memory Care Hosts Free Memory Care Workshops

GREENWOOD, Ind., March 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Meridian Senior Living's Demaree Crossing Assisted Living and Memory Care hosts two ongoing memory care workshops: Caregiver Cafe and Mini Dementia Workshops every month onsite at 1255 Demaree Road, Greenwood, IN 46143. These workshops are vital as the global impact of dementia is staggering.

Integrity Home Care + Hospice Today Opens Doors of Fort Scott Location

FORT SCOTT, Kan., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Integrity Home Care + Hospice today announces the opening of its Fort Scott location, offering quality post-acute care and hospice throughout the region. The home health and hospice provider is at 902 South Horton Street, where it will provide acute rehabilitation and hospice services.
Absolute Trust Talk welcomes Dori Sproul

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.

Twenty States Proclaim March SUDC Awareness Month for Unexplained Childhood Deaths

ROSELAND, N.J., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation is pleased to announce 20 states, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Hawaii, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington and West Virginia have made statewide proclamations declaring March 2019 SUDC Awareness Month.

Newman Intervention Services Fully Completes LegitScript Addiction Treatment Certification

MCALESTER, Okla., Feb. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Robert "Bobby" Newman announces that his company Newman Intervention Services has just achieved full certification from LegitScript. This certification means that any family or individual looking for help for an addicted loved one can trust that Newman Intervention Services has fully passed the rigorous requirements for legality, safety and transparency established by LegitScript.

The C Diff Foundation Has Declared an Urgent Need to Raise Clostridium difficile Infection Clinical Trial Awareness Worldwide

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The C Diff Foundation announced today that their organization has implemented a global campaign to raise awareness of Clostridioides difficile clinical trials, clinical studies, clinical research and observational studies evaluating interventions for C. difficile prevention, treatments, and environmental safety.

Sue Siegel to Keynote 2019 Bioelectronic Medicine Forum in NY

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neurotech Reports, the publisher of the Neurotech Business Report newsletter, announces that Sue Siegel, Chief Innovation Officer at GE and CEO of GE Ventures, will keynote the 2019 Bioelectronic Medicine Forum, which takes place in New York City on April 4, 2019.
Residents Medical

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.

UDS Service Dogs Receives Accreditation by Assistance Dogs International

LANCASTER, Pa., Feb. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- United Disabilities Services (UDS) Service Dogs, a non-profit organization committed to serving people with disabilities in Pennsylvania, announced that it has been accredited by the Assistance Dogs International (ADI).

NY Law Firm Levy Konigsberg LLP Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Rockefeller University Hospital Related to Decades of Alleged Sexual Abuse

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New York-based law firm Levy Konigsberg LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against Rockefeller University Hospital based on allegations related to the Hospital's handling of sexual abuse claims made against Dr. Reginald Archibald, a faculty member who served on the University's faculty between the 1940s and 1980s.
Halo CEO Ally Maruszewski

Halo Staffing Group Earns 2019 ClearlyRated ‘Best Of Staffing Client’ Award

CHINO HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Halo Staffing Group, a leading staffing agency in the healthcare and clinical lab industries, announced today that they have won ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing(R) Client Award for providing superior service to their clients. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing Client winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based entirely on ratings provided by their clients.

Mira Alto Foundation Presents Eating Disorders and Body Positive Awareness Week Feb 11-16

BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Please join in a historical first! The nonprofit, Mira Alto Foundation will be celebrating this amazing 'Eating Disorders and Body Positive Awareness Week.' This marks the first time an LGBTQ+ focused organization has shed light on the epidemic of eating disorders within their community.

After, Inc. to showcase its latest predictive analytics solutions at the Field Service Medical Conference on Feb. 25-27, 2019

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After, Inc., the global leader Warranty Analytics Solutions since 2005, will be a major participant in the Field Service Medical Conference on February 25-27, 2019. The company announced today that it plans to introduce a powerful suite of optimization solutions at the conference, designed specifically for Medical Device & Medical Equipment manufacturers, to help reduce the costs and customer satisfaction impacts of unplanned service repairs.

New Wellness Council Partnership Aims to Combat Indiana Obesity Rates

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Feb. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Target Health announces a new partnership with the Wellness Council of Indiana (WCI), a subsidiary of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, which aims to create a healthier Indiana through employer-sponsored weight management programs that target obesity.

Spodak Dental Group Once Again Named VIP: Diamond Nationwide Invisalign Provider

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Jan. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spodak Dental Group has once again been named a VIP: Diamond Provider of Invisalign(R) for 2019, which remains to be the highest distinction in the field. VIP: Platinum Providers make up a select few of all North American Invisalign(R) Providers and are among some of the most experienced.

C Diff Foundation Recognizes Rebiotix CEO with 2019 ‘Above and Beyond’ Award

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Jan. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The C. Diff Foundation Board of Directors announced today that the 2019 "Above and Beyond" Award will be presented to Rebiotix CEO Lee Jones in Roseville, Minnesota. The award, given to one recipient annually, is given to a person or organization that show extraordinary dedication to C. diff patient safety, advocacy, and overall drive to improve the lives of those impacted by the infection.

Workout Star Leisa Hart Launches Hormone Therapy Journey with BodyLogicMD

BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BodyLogicMD, the most highly trained network of practitioners specializing in bioidentical hormone replacement therapy and integrative medicine, has received endorsement from Leisa Hart, well-known host of the workout series "Buns, Abs and Arms of Steel." (VIDEO)

Brainy Camps Association Launches ‘Be Gluten Free Family Camp’ for Youth with Celiac Disease

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Brainy Camps Association, which provides camps for children with chronic health conditions, announced that it will be launching a family camp for youth with celiac disease in summer 2019. Adding to its consortium of 12 condition-specific camps, Be Gluten Free Family Camp, or BG Free for short, was founded in conjunction with the Gastroenterology Department of Children's National Health System.

Dr. Alfredo Arauz Joins the Spodak Dental Group Team

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Dec. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Alfredo Arauz, a highly proficient general and cosmetic dentist, has joined the Spodak Dental Group in Delray Beach, Fla. He brings more 10 years of dental experience to the established practice. Dr. Arauz is also an advanced Invisalign certified provider, with knowledge in simple and complex cases.

Dr. Tiffany Dudley of Spodak Dental Group is First Dentist in Delray Beach to Earn American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine...

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Dec. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spodak Dental Group is pleased to announce that general dentist, Tiffany Dudley, has earned the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) Qualified Dentist distinction. She is the first and only dentist in Delray Beach, Fla. to hold this distinction.

C.A.I. Cardiologists Shares the Symptoms of Heart Disease and Arrhythmia and When to See a Doctor

MESA, Ariz., Dec. 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C.A.I., A Cardiovascular and Arrhythmia Institute cardiology clinic in Mesa, Arizona shares tips to recognize warning signs when it's time to see a cardiologist. Approximately one in four individuals die from heart disease each year in the U.S., with coronary heart disease being the most common. (VIDEO)

Dr. Michael Paisner Joins the Spodak Dental Group Team

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Michael Paisner, an accomplished and talented general dentist, has joined the Spodak Dental Group in Delray Beach, Fla. A 2017 graduate of the University of Southern California Ostrow School of Dentistry, Dr. Paisner is well educated and experienced in the most current dental procedures and techniques.

Paragon BioTeck, Inc. Hosts Pearl Buck Preschool Holiday Event

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck announces holiday event, "A Night to Remember," scheduled Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 from 5:30 - 8 p.m. in Eugene, Ore. The event delivers a magical night of holiday sights and sounds for the families of Pearl Buck Preschool.

Integrity Home Care and Hospice Exceeds National Averages for Patient and Family Experience

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Nov. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Integrity Home Care and Hospice exceeded the national and regional averages in each of six areas of distinction for patient and family experience, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMMS).

Flu Prevention Tips for the 2018 – 2019 Flu Season from Primary Care Physicians of Florida

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Nov. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Seasonal flu activity typically begins in October and November and can last into late May, but the worst of it typically occurs sometime between December and January, says Primary Care Physicians. Even though there have not been many cases of flu reported within Florida so far this year, don't assume that this will be a mild flu season.
Magnifi Group Inc.

Magnifi Group Inc. Announces eLearning Platform Integration with Med World Live Video Platform

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Magnifi Group, Inc. has announced the release of an Application Program Interface (API) between its eLearning Learn-WiseGo platform and the Med World Live video delivery platform. This integration allows authorized sales trainees to view Med World Live videos directly in their Learn-WiseGo content library.

Leading Companies to Support C Diff Foundation 6th Annual International C.diff. Conference and Health EXPO, Nov. 8-9, Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Oct. 31, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The C Diff Foundation is honored to welcome leading companies to the 6th Annual International "C.diff. Awareness Conference and Health EXPO," as they come together to make a global difference. These companies are dedicated to the prevention, diagnostics, treatments, environmental safety products and services focused on C.difficile infections and Healthcare-associated infections and whose role serves great importance in the C.diff. community.

The Pap Corps Receives $100,000 Matching Gift Challenge by The Yass Family

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pap Corps Champions for Cancer Research has announced a $100,000 matching gift challenge by The Yass Family. This gift will be utilized to enhance the 2018 Dr. Kevin Berkowitz Memorial End of Year Giving Campaign, which will be directed towards melanoma research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Spodak Dental Group Provided Military Veterans and Their Families with $17,000 of Free Dental Care During Freedom Day USA 2018

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Oct. 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spodak Dental Group ("SDG") recently provided complimentary dental services to the men and women of the US Armed Forces and their family members as part of the Sixth Annual Freedom Day USA. In total, 32 patients were treated at no cost during the event.

Holistic Practitioner Desiree Arnold of Lifely Up Presents ‘Women’s Midlife Revolution Summit 2018’ a Free Teleconference

TRINIDAD, Oct. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With society continuing to place great emphasis on youthfulness, for many women, aging presents its own unique midlife crisis. Desiree Arnold understands firsthand the emotional and physical toil on women upon reaching their 40's and beyond. A holistic practitioner, naturopath and the founder of Lifely Up, a web portal dedicated to menopausal transition, Arnold wanted to nurture women through a passage that she feels should be celebrated not vilified.

The SUDC Foundation Applauds Introduction of Federal Bill to Address Unexpected Infant Deaths

CEDAR GROVE, N.J., Oct. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The SUDC Foundation is pleased to support Scarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act, legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and U.S. Representatives Gwen Moore (WI-04), Tom Cole (OK-04) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) to combat Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) and Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID).

Learn the Risk: New Billboard Campaign in 5 Eastern US Cities Honors Healthy 2-Year Old Who Died Last Year Days After...

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This week, the non-profit Learn The Risk launched five billboards on the East Coast, including New York and Boston, honoring Nicholas Catone, a healthy 20-month old boy who lost his life to vaccines.

BOGE Oil Free Compressors Eliminate Health & Safety Risk in the Food Industry

POWDER SPRINGS, Ga., Sept. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In recent months, there have been numerous instances in the news about food borne illnesses that have reaffirmed the ongoing need for quality oil free compressors in kitchens and food preparation areas, says BOGE America, Inc.

Advalent Launches Network 360™ to Drive Multi-Dimensional Provider Performance in Value-Based Care Contracting

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Advalent, a market-leading healthcare technology company focusing on payer solutions announced today the launch of a new network contracting and analytics product - Network 360(TM). Designed for payers and risk bearing healthcare providers, Network 360 is a breakthrough analytics platform that analyzes network, enables value-based contracting, and manages both upside and downside risk.

Spodak Dental Group To Provide Free Dental Care in Florida as Part of Freedom Day USA on October 11, 2018

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Sept. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spodak Dental Group ("SDG") proudly announces its participation in the Sixth Annual Freedom Day USA, in which SDG will provide complimentary dental services to the men and women of our Armed Forces, and their immediate family members. Freedom Day USA is a "Day of Free" to thank military personnel and their families for the sacrifices they make each day to ensure our freedom.

Papa Continues to Expand Across Florida to Stop the Seniorcare Loneliness Epidemic

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As of August 2018, Papa Inc. expands to the Orlando and Jacksonville markets to assist seniors and elders with transportation, household chores, and technology. Papa's mission to cure loneliness for seniors is aligned with their goals to bring on energetic college students who aspire to bridge the generational gap and give companionship to senior citizens.

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