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In Florida, Inaugural Global C. diff. Walk to raise awareness on importance of Clostridium difficile infection prevention

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Oct. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Presented by the C Diff Foundation, the 1st Annual Global C.diff. Awareness 2K Walk will take place on Saturday, November 4 at Frances Park, New Port Richey, Florida. This event will include refreshments, hydration stations, and resourceful educational material and displays.
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ECHO Connection Appoints New CEO Andrea Barnes to advance Cannabinoid-Based Education, Collaboration and Hope

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ECHO Connection, a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to educating the world, hosting collaborative platforms, and providing hope for those in need of cannabinoid-based therapies, announced today that it has appointed Andrea Barnes as its new CEO and President. Barnes will be speaking about the charity's work in guiding families seeking the therapeutic effects of cannabinoids by connecting them with resources that can help at the 4th Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBE) in Boston.

Never before seen biominerals discovered by the CEO of BioMineral Tea, Frankie Alfonso

WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla., Oct. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The CEO of BioMineral Tea Organic Minerals Inc., Frankie Alfonso, discovered the visual evidence of biomineral structure and their various bio-photonic colors. A biomineral is an organic mineral from an herb which shares the same chemistry as the human body and is the key element which provides positive and negative electric charges to all cells and vital organs. Each different color biomineral represents a different frequency of energy which can also be measured in electron volts (eV).

Paragon BioTeck Invites Emerging Visionaries to Apply for 2018 Koch Kellan Ophthalmology Scholarship

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately-held pharmaceutical and medical device company, today announced the call for the next Koch Kellan Scholar. The annual Koch Kellan Scholarship honors one outstanding graduate medical student committed to elevating the standard of eye care through social responsibility and a clinical, teaching, or research career in ophthalmology. A Paragon Gives initiative, the scholarship reinforces the fundamental mission of Paragon BioTeck to drive innovations to address unmet and underserved medical needs.

C Diff Foundation Knocks on Governor’s Doors Nationwide Proclaiming November for Clostridium difficile Infection Awareness

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Sept. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation welcomes November as Clostridium difficile Awareness Month and it is an exciting time for patients, families, clinicians, and organizations. Governors in several states honor our efforts by signing proclamations declaring November to be Clostridium difficile Awareness Month in their states.

In Jamaica New York, Reception at Cocoon Homecare in support of Council Member Donovan Richards

JAMAICA, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This past Wednesday evening, a crowd gathered at a reception at Cocoon Homecare in Jamaica to show their support for Council Member Donovan Richards. Also notably present was Community Board 12 Chairwoman Adrienne Adams who just clinched the democratic primary for the District 28 City Council seat and is well positioned to win the seat in the general election in November.
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Union Institute & University Highlights National Recovery Month in Ohio, California and Florida

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- September is National Recovery Month. Union Institute & University, together with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), highlights National Recovery Month during September to increase awareness of and understanding of mental and substance use disorders, and celebrate the journey towards effectively coping and recovering.

In New Book by Mark Oristano, Renowned Pediatric Heart Surgeon Credits Her All-Girl School Education for Success

DALLAS, Texas, Aug. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As kids across the country get ready to go back to school, Dr. Kristine Guleserian, one of the nation's most accomplished pediatric heart surgeons, thinks back on her early school days very fondly. Guleserian is the co-author, with Mark Oristano, of "Surgeon's Story: Inside OR-1 with One of America's Top Pediatric Heart Surgeons" (ISBN: 978-1935953777).

Critical Healthcare-acquired Infections Solutions Expo comes to Las Vegas, Addressing C.difficile Concerns and Patient Risks

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Aug. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation welcomes Dale Gerding, MD, FACP, FIDSA, and Professor of Medicine at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois and Research Physician at the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital as Conference Chair of the upcoming 5th Annual International "C.diff. Awareness Conference and Health EXPO," taking place on November 9 and 10, 2017 at the University of Nevada - Las Vegas, Thomas and Mack Center, 2nd Floor Pavilion.

Edmond Hooker, MD and Darrel Hicks Discuss Medical Mattress Contamination Issues on C.diff Spores and More RADIO

TAMPA, Fla., July 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation's, "C. diff. Spores and More Global Broadcasting Network," is honored to announce Dr. Edmond Hooker, MD - Associate Professor of Health Services Administration at Xavier University, Darrel Hicks, a well-known hospital environment specialist and educator, and Bruce Rippe, CEO of Trinity Guardion, manufacturer of the Trinity Guardion Patient Protective Barrier, as our guest speakers on August 1, 2017.

Two Medical Pros from the CDC to Discuss the Human Microbiome on July 25 C. diff. Spores and More

ATLANTA, Ga., July 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation's "C. diff. Spores and More Global Broadcasting Network" is honored to announce Doctors McDonald and Laufer-Halpin as our guest speakers on July 25, 2017 at 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET on C Diff Radio.

C Diff Foundation Announces Scholarship Program to Support Health Care Students

TAMPA, Fla., July 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The C Diff Foundation is pleased to announce the Michael and Helen Caralla, Sr. Educational Scholarship program. The scholarship program is to help health care students succeed and reach their educational goals.

Verify Smart Corp (VSMR) Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Equity Stake, Exclusive International Reseller Rights in Med-Con Technologies

FERNLEY, Nev., June 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Verify Smart Corporation (OTC:VSMR / OTCMKTS:VSMR) a Global innovator in financial fraud prevention and digital distribution solutions announced today that it has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire an equity stake and exclusive international reseller rights in Med-Con Technologies, LLC for cash and stock.

Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America Honors Chef Brock for Work as Awareness Ambassador

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America (MGFA), the nonprofit dedicated to raising research funds for and awareness of the neuromuscular disease myasthenia gravis (MG), announces that Chef Sean Brock has graciously volunteered to be an Awareness Ambassador for the organization.

‘C diff Science’ Honors Health Professionals Dedicated to Clostridium difficile Research

TAMPA, Fla., May 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The C Diff Foundation hosts "C. diff. Science" on Sept. 14 to honor professionals dedicated to the scientific research and development in the Clostridium difficile (C. difficile, C. diff.) community worldwide, chaired by Professor Simon M. Cutting, PhD, of Molecular Microbiology at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Heart Imaging Technologies and Siemens Healthineers Agree to Jointly Sell the Precession CMR Solution

DURHAM, N.C., May 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Heart Imaging Technologies, LLC (HeartIT) and Siemens Healthineers have agreed to cooperatively sell the latest version of HeartIT's Precession cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) workflow solution. Precession is the first browser-based CMR solution to combine medical image viewing, analysis, and reporting into one comprehensive, cloud-based platform.

Blue Crystal Cornucopia and The Two Lindas Bring CBD to Gainesville Florida

GAINVESVILLE, Fla., May 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dementia caused two women to open a new shop at 1801 NE 23rd Avenue, Gainesville FL, named Blue Crystal Cornucopia, Inc. The shop carries plenty of locally designed jewelry made from gemstones, Sacred Threads clothes, and CBD oil products.
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TriWest Healthcare Alliance Receives Three Full URAC Accreditations for Health Management Programs

PHOENIX, Ariz., May 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced today it earned full URAC accreditations for its Health Utilization Management and Case Management programs, and full reaccreditation for its Health Network. The accreditation standards establish key quality benchmarks for core business practices and managed care programs.

C. diff. Awareness 2017 Bake Sale Starts in Florida Before Volunteers Roll-out Worldwide

TAMPA, Fla., May 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation announces its "Bake Sale for C.diff. Awareness," a month-long campaign beginning May 2017 in Florida and continuing in N.J., N.C., and across the USA to India, and Italy featuring education and advocacy on health care topics pertaining to the most common pathogen identified as a leading healthcare-associated infection (HAI) in U.S. hospitals alone: Clostridium difficile.

U.S. Medical Experts Unite Regarding Health Benefits of Testosterone Therapy in Women

IRVING, Texas, April 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) - BioTE(R) Medical announces a forum of medical experts gathering before the Age Management Medicine Group (AMMG) to form consensus on testosterone therapy in women. The AMMG conference runs April 27-30, 2017 in Orlando, Florida.

Superfood Author Stephanie Pedersen Launches 2017 ‘Spring Back to Roots’ Book Event

MANHATTAN, N.Y., March 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spring always makes super foods author Stephanie Pedersen dig her fingers into dark, rich earth and plant anew. That's why she launches her week-long blog party, "Spring Back to Roots," on the first day of Spring, March 20, 2017. The event celebrates the publication of her latest book, "Roots: The Complete Guide to the Underground Superfood" (ISBN: 978-1454921424).

LevelFunded Health Selected for Insurtech Program by Silicon Valley Venture Group, Plug and Play

BOCA RATON, Fla., March 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LevelFunded Health is excited to announce that it was recently selected as one of the new top innovative insurance businesses by one of Silicon Valley's most active venture group, Plug and Play. The 12-week program connects promising start-ups, early and growth stage companies, to some of the world's largest insurance corporations.

Coding Strategies and Revenue Cycle Merge to Expand Healthcare Consulting Services

AUSTIN, Texas, March 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Medical and radiation oncology consulting firm Revenue Cycle and healthcare coding and compliance consulting and education firm Coding Strategies announce a merger that will bring the two companies together for the benefit of the healthcare industry. (Press Release)

SUDC Foundation Awards Grants to Establish National Guidelines for Investigation of Sudden Deaths of Children

CEDAR GROVE, N.J., Feb. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The SUDC Foundation, the only organization worldwide dedicated to sudden unexplained death in childhood (SUDC), has awarded nearly $100,000 to the National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME) to work collaboratively with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to investigate and establish national practice guidelines surrounding the investigations of sudden unexpected deaths in infants and young children, to determine research needs and the sensitive care of families affected.

EPIC Insurance Adds Adam Frugoli as VP Health Care Strategy Group in Idaho

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Feb. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property & casualty brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Adam Frugoli has joined the firm as a vice president of EPIC's Health Care Strategy Group.

Extreme Muscle Products Launches First Formulation, Q-Meric

AURORA, Colo., Feb. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Extreme Muscle Products (EMP) today announced the launch of its first formulation available for purchase, a product called Q-Meric. EMP is a newly created Colorado-based company focusing on health, wellness and athletic performance, with an emphasis on products that have synergistic effects.

Sarasota Lawyer David Goldman Offers Insight into Impact of a Trump Administration on Obamacare and Medicaid

SARASOTA, Fla., Dec. 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sarasota Injury Attorney David L. Goldman, of Shapiro Goldman Babboni & Walsh, responds to clients' concerns about the impact of a Trump administration on healthcare coverage. David Goldman has a long-standing commitment to the community and has served as a board member of many civic organizations.

North Carolina-based Medical Practice Consulting Services Transforms Independent Practitioner Experiences

STATESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Manna Health Professional Services, a leading national electronic health records and revenue management corporation, today launches its new brand identity, Medical Practice Consulting Services, extending an 11 year track record of success.

C Diff Foundation Preps 4th Annual C. diff. Awareness Global Campaign for Nov. 1, 2016

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Oct. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation(R) a leading non-profit patient advocacy organization, Global healthcare information system, today announced the scheduled events and launching of the 4th annual November C. diff. Awareness global campaign, the first month long awareness campaign of its kind in the healthcare industry. November 1st is dedicated to all C. diff. Survivors worldwide.

Easterseals Washington, Elder and Adult Day Services Merge to Provide Services to More Individuals and Families

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Easterseals Washington, a Washington state nonprofit serving adults and children with disabilities, announced today that it is expanding - three new adult day service centers are being been added to Easterseals Washington's program offerings.
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TriWest Healthcare Alliance School for Health Care Providers Launched with PsychArmor

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PsychArmor Institute and TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced today the launch of the TriWest Healthcare Alliance School for Health Care Providers, a suite of free online courses taught by nationally-recognized subject matter experts to prepare community health care providers to effectively deliver care to service members, veterans and their families.

Asheville Business Bloom Consulting Places in 2016 ‘Best of WNC’

ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- It's a feat she never thought possible, but one she accomplished anyway. When Lauren Woodard, LCSW, owner, Bloom Consulting and Counseling, placed second in the psychologist/counselor, health and wellness category in the Mountain Xpress Best of WNC 2016 reader poll, she was simultaneously thrilled and stunned.

SUDC Supports Neuropathology Research Fellowship

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With a $120,000 commitment, the SUDC Foundation is excited to announce the support of “The Moss Pieratt Foundation Memorial Neuropathology Fellowship" at NYU Langone Medical Center’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. Neuropathology is the study of disease of nervous system, which includes the brain and is crucial to our better understanding of Sudden Unexplained Death in Children (SUDC). To date, there are no comprehensive brain studies on victims of SUDC.

Super Foods Author and Host Stephanie Pedersen Launches ‘Berry Extravaganza’ Event Saturday, July 9

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Super food celebrity author Stephanie Pederson hosts the peak "Berry Extravaganza," a free tele-summit event featuring a panel of today's "berry best" super food celebrity experts and authors, July 9-31, 2016.

The Pink Fund and Houston Area Fred Astaire Dance Studios Seek Breast Cancer Survivors for Nationwide Fundraising Event

HOUSTON, Texas, June 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Are you a survivor? Do you know a survivor? Has breast cancer affected your life in any way? If so, Dancing With The Survivors(R) presented by The Pink Fund, which makes its way to Houston on October 9, 2016 at the Crystal Ballroom Houston, is the event for you.

Calif. State Leaders and Dental Plans Join Forces with the Center for Oral Health to Kick Off ‘Early Smiles’

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In an unprecedented effort to address oral health disparities in the Sacramento region, the Center for Oral Health (COH), in partnership LIBERTY Dental Plan, Health Net and Access Dental plans, will kick off "Early Smiles" - a collaborative and innovative School Based Oral Health Program - today, at the State Capitol. The initiative has a goal of serving 12,000 children in Sacramento-area elementary schools in its first year.
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MostFit Adds Esteemed Athletes and Coaches to Master Trainer Team and Ramps Up for IDEA World and NSCA Conventions

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MostFit is swiftly growing its Master Trainer and Ambassador team to include renowned trainers and athletes who will represent the brand and products via trainings, certifications and conference presence.

Shopping for Long-Term Care Insurance Can Be Uniquely Frustrating, says ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you're in the market for long-term care insurance, you may be in for a long, exasperating slog, according to ACSIA Partners, one of America's largest long-term care insurance agencies. "Unfortunately, LTC insurance isn't an easy thing to buy," says Denise Gott, the company's CEO.

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